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Stuff a State Police cruiser with toys

BRIDGEPORT-The State Police are conducting a toy drive Dec. 6 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. with the goal to stuff cruisers with unwrapped toys as holiday gifts for needy children. The toys will be given
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Bridgeport man gets 6 years in federal prison

BRIDGEPORT- A 27-year-old city man who dealt crack cocaine and armed himself with a Bushmaster assault rifle, similar to the one used in the Sandy Hook School murders, will be spending six years in
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Milford man pleads guilty in probe arising out of heroin death

MILFORD-A city man who provided the heroin that led to a March 12 deadly overdose pleaded guilty to a federal drug charge Thursday. Ryan Russow, 29, of Stone Manor Drive pleaded guilty to a charge of
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U.S. Attorney Deirdre Daly

Bridgeport man pleads to federal gun charge

NEW HAVEN-A Bridgeport man caught selling guns in an undercover federal investigation pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Tyquan Porter, 27, of
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Keeshond mix involved in fatal Stratford attack is euthanized

Keeshond mix in fatal Stratford attack euthanized

STRATFORD-The eight year-old keeshond mix responsible for the death of its 91-year-old owner has been euthanized, according to Police Lt. Frank Eannotti. The dog was responsible for ripping off parts
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Hamden crash leaves man in critical condition

HAMDEN-A head-on crash left a Hamden man in critical condition Wednesday morning. Alex Soto, 30, was rushed to Yale-New Haven Hospital in crucial condition. A nurse practioner, who was in the area of
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Milford Police Dept. offers timely tips

We received this release from the Milford Police Dept.: The holidays are a special time of the year but they are also a time when people are especially vulnerable to burglary, theft and other crimes.
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Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti and Corporation Council John P. Marini

Ansonia officials warn of paving scams

ANSONIA-Mayor David Cassetti and Corporation Counsel John Marini warned residents to be wary of a scam paving company circulating through the city. City officials and police have received reports of
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Senate confirms New Haven’s corporation counsel as Fed Judge

NEW HAVEN-The city’s corporation counsel who spent nearly 11 years working for the American Civil Liberties union and the NAACP has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the state’s newest federal
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Teenage girl shot in Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT-A teenage girl told police she was shot in the leg while walking on Knowlton Street early Monday evening. Aubaney Holmes told Det. Vincent Lariccia she heard a bang before feeling a burning
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