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Author: Rob Varnon

Bank robbery suspect arrested in Bridgeport

STAMFORD– Police say they have the man in custody who allegedly robbed the First County Bank on High Ridge Road Tuesday. According to Stamford Police, they found some forensic evidence at the bank and

Bridgeport gets rockin’ on Saturday night

Bridgeport knows how to take advantage of a good Saturday night with plans for this band and DJs to celebrate into the night, raising money for charity. The event, sponsored one guy coming out of

DeLauro calls for $2,000 tax credit for turning in assault rifles

U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-3, proposed a $2,000 tax credit for turning in assault rifles to police as Congress takes up gun control. Called, Support Assault Firearm Elimination and Reduction for out

Churches to hold vigils for victims and families

Houses of worship are opening their doors in this stunned and grieving state to provide prayers and comfort for the heartbroken families in Newtown after clergymen spent the day trying to help

Several communities cancel after school programs

Bridgeport, Shelton, Monroe and Oxford school districts have canceled after school activities following the Newtown tragedy. A gunman entered Sandy Hook Elementary School Friday morning and killed 26

Connecticut among top states for centenarians

There were only 46 states, Halley’s Comet was in the sky and Mark Twain died when at least 930 Connecticut residents were born who were counted in the 2010 census. The U.S. Census Bureau said Monday

Grid operator’s 9.3 percent budget hike draws Conn. protest

Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen, Consumer Counsel Elin Swanson Katz and the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority said Wednesday the state will file a protest with the Federal Energy

Serious accident cleared I-84 West Bound near exit 19

State Police reported just after 3 p.m., a serious accident has forced them to shut down westbound lanes of Interstate 84  in the vicinity of Exit 19. Details on the accident were not immediately

Some neighborhoods become islands

With sand, trees, wires and water choking roads some neighborhoods have become islands that will be difficult to get in and out of today and possibly for days to come. Sandy is reportedly moving deep

Oyster River flooding in Milford

A surge of water from Long Island Sound into the Oyster River on the border of Milford and West Haven forced the closure of New Haven Avenue between Andersen and the West Haven traffic circle. Water