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Two non-fatal shootings on Bpt. West End Sat. night

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BRIDGEPORT — Detectives are investigating a pair of non-fatal shootings in Bridgeport on Saturday night that occurred within about 15 minutes of one another. Both were on the West End, about nine blocks distant from each another. Police say that the first one was called in at 10:34 p.m. In that one, a male victim […] [Read More]
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$5,000 reward for Seymour bank robbery suspect

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There’s a $5,000 reward out for a man suspected of committing a brazen afternoon robbery of the Webster Bank, 15 New Haven Road in Seymour, on April 9. FBI agents say that Daniel W. Hamlett Sr., 52, is wanted in connection with the crime. According to the FBI, the suspect began his one-man crime spree […] [Read More]
Francisco Carbone right and his lawyer John Maxwell

Former Bridgeport doctor sentenced to 2 years in fed prison

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BRIDGEPORT-A former Bridgeport doctor is returning to federal prison for his third time. Francisco Carbone, who practiced on East Main Street, was sentenced to two years in federal prison for his role in a $2 million auto insurance personal injury scam. Carbone, 56, now working a limousine driver in New York, previously served a four […] [Read More]
Bluefish catcher, John Nathans, right, prevents Long Island Duck's #18 Jose Offerman, from hitting Bluefish pitcher Matt Beech with a bat, during the first inning in Bridgeport on Tuesday August 14, 2007. Beech struck Offerman with a pitch, causing Offerman to rush the mound.

Fed jury selected in $4.8 million Bluefish bat attack suit

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  BRIDGEPORT — Tommy John, the former major league pitcher and Bridgeport Bluefish manager, is expected to be among the first witnesses called Thursday when a $4.8 million civil suit over a ballgame brawl begins this morning in federal court here. Johnathan Nathans, a former Bridgeport Bluefish catcher, is suing Jose Offerman, a two-time major […] [Read More]
Chief U.S. District Judge Janet C. Hall

Internet phishing felon sentenced

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NEW HAVEN-A Romanian national who participated in an extensive phishing scam whose victims not only included people but area banks was sentenced to 45 months in federal prison. Chief U.S. District Judge Janet C. Hall imposed the term on Iulian Schiopu, 34. He was arrested in Sweden on May 7, 2013 and extradited to the […] [Read More]

Two injured in knife attack in Bridgeport

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A man and a woman, both 37, are being treated for injuries in what is being investigated as a domestic attack in Bridgeport on Sunday night. According a police spokesman, the two argued and the man allegedly attacked the woman with a knife inside a house in the 200 block of Marion Street. He also […] [Read More]
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Purchase a brick for Derby 9/11 Memorial

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DERBY-Area residents interested in becoming part of Derby’s history have until July 15 to purchase a brick that will be the foundation for the city’s 9/11 memorial. Former Fire Chief William Nicoletti was able to obtain a steel beam salvaged from the demolished World Trade Center attacked by terrorists on Sept. 11, 2001. The beam […] [Read More]
U.S. District Judge Stefan Underhill

Robberies net prison for Danbury man

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BRIDGEPORT-A Danbury man involved in a drug trafficking ring that preyed on marijuana dealers was sentenced to 30 months in prison for his role in two robberies. U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill imposed the term on Jordano Perdomo, 20, of Danbury. Perdomo admitted participating in a Jan. 30, 2013 and Feb. 14, 2013 robbery […] [Read More]
Karl Kiesinger

Child Porn suspect to appear in Court

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HAMDEN-A Naugatuck man is expected to appear in Meriden Superior Court July 10 on a charge that he possessed child pornography. Karl Kiesinger, 34, of 230 Spring Street, Naugatuck formerly of 112 Piper Road, Hamden was arrested by police following an October search of his home in which numerous items were seized. The investigation determined […] [Read More]
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Car hits home in Milford

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MILFORD-A car struck a porch attached to a home at 491 High Street shortly early Friday morning. It then fled the scene. Police are investigating. Anyone with information should contact them at 203-878-6551. [Read More]