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Bpt man gets 22 years for murder

HARTFORD-A federal judge sentenced a Bridgeport man to 22 years in federal prison for the  Oct . 10, 2012 robbery/murder of Dawayne Cobb. U.S. DIstrict  Judge Michael Shea imposed the term
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Bridgeport felon indicted on new gun charge

BRIDGEPORT-A city man with prior state gun convictions was indicted by a federal grand jury Friday for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Lorenzo Carter, 20, is accused of possessing a .22

FBI head warns of ISIL here

NEW HAVEN-The FBI director said everyone of his field offices including Connecticut are dealing with attempts by ISIL to recruit “troubled souls” to kill in the English-speaking world. James Comey, a

Truck rolls off Bridgeport boat ramp

BRIDGEPORT-Memorial Day 2015 will never be forgotten by Caesar Sanchez. A sunny day of riding the waves near Dolphin’s Cove turned into a total loss when his  2002 Dodge Dakota SXT rolled off the

Woodbury lawyer busted in Oxford estate theft

NEW HAVEN – Federal authorities have arrested a former Woodbury lawyer in connection with $1.8 million missing from the estate of an Oxford woman. Peter M. Clark will be arraigned before U.S.

Msgr. Kevin Wallin sentenced to 65 months  HARTFORD–An emotional outpouring of love and promises to help saved Msgr. Kevin Wallin from a decade behind bars for discarding his religious
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Judge sentences man to 28 years for Bridgeport murder

HARTFORD-Federal prison will be Trumaine Hearst’s home for much of the next three decades after he admitted being the shooter in an Oct. 10, 2012 robbery/murder near Bridgeport’s Trumbull Gardens

U.S. Magistrate Judge Thomas Smith retiring

HARTFORD — After 36-years on the bench, U.S. Magistrate Judge Thomas P. Smith is calling it a career. Smith will hang up his black robes on June 30. For now, he is the longest sitting federal

Area man killed in NY hang gliding accident

An area hang gliding enthusiast was killed Sunday when his flight crashed into a mountainside near State Route 52 in Wawarsing, N.Y. Scott Trueblood, 44, who has Shelton and Fairfield addresses was

Bridgeport cops ID drowning victim

BRIDGEPORT – Police identified the Pequonnock River drowning victim as Walter Ridot of Bridgeport. Ridot, 34, was pulled from the River at about 4:30 p.m. Sunday. A witness told Hearst Connecticut