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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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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
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