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Driver rear ends school bus

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HAMDEN-A 31-year-old man was issued infractions after she rear-ended a school bus stopped to pick up students on Goodrich Street near Gem Street. Police issued Joshua Moore, 31, a summons for failing to keep a safe distance and failure to carry a license. Police said the bus stopped to pick up students waiting to board […] [Read More]

Man dies from injuries in Cycle crash

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SHELTON- The motorcyclist injured in the crash at the intersection of Leavenworth and Walnut Hill Tree Road May 11 has died. Services for Michael R. Sanko, 53, will take place Tuesday at the Riverview Funeral Home, 390 River Road at 10 a.m. A private burial will follow. The wake will take place Monday from 4 […] [Read More]
Lori Gellatly was shot to death.

Pasta Dinner to benefit Oxford shooting victims

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OXFORD-Great Oak Middle School drama students will host a pasta dinner on June 5 at the high school from 5:30 to 8 p.m. to support last week’s shooting victims. Cost for the dinner is $10 for adults and $8 for senior citizens and children. Funds raised from the dinner will support the family of Lori […] [Read More]

Shelton man arrested in child porn probe

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SHELTON-State Police arrested a 45-year-old William Street man Friday on child porn charges. Glenn L. Palmer of 51 William Street, was charged with promoting a minor in obscene performance and possession of child pornography. Bond was set at $50,000. He is scheduled to appear in Derby Superior Court on May 27. The Connecticut State Police […] [Read More]

Man charged with locking up sister for years posts bond

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MILFORD — The Seymour man who is accused of locking his sister in an Eleanor Road room for several years is free after posting $125,000 bond. Senior Assistant State’s Attorney Charles Stango has asked Judge Frank Iannotti to bar Arthur Gauvin from returning to the house. He also wants Gauvin prohibited from contacting his daughter, […] [Read More]

Milford man admits stealing $108k from Westport firm

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BRIDGEPORT- A Milford man admitted stealing $108,000 from a Westport based condominium management firm. David Liptak, 49, of Ray Bob Road, admitted to U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Meyer that he stole the money from Consolidated Management GROUP over a nearly four year period. The company provides management services like banking, accounting and expensing. He pleaded […] [Read More]

Ansonia to crack down on school bus passers

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ANSONIA-the police department is gearing up for a crack down on drivers who pass stopped school buses after a monitoring program captured 84 violations in a five day period in March. “This is absolutely unacceptable,” Mayor David Cassetti said Tuesday night. “Our children’s safety should not be put at risk because of a driver’s selfish […] [Read More]

2 charged in battery theft

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SHELTON-An eagle eyed police officer arrested two men for allegedly stealing 30 car batteries from Wal-Mart early Sunday. Officer Richard Bailey observed a truck leaving the store’s parking lot at about 2 a.M. Bailey then pulled it over on Route 8 and saw 30 car batteries in the trvuck’s bed. He charged Brian Vincent, 45 […] [Read More]

Shelton motorcyclist hurt

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SHELTON-A 53-year old Thompson Street man was injured seriously Sunday night when his motorcycle crashed on Leavenworth Road near its intersection with Walnut Hill Tree Road. Michael Sanko was taken by EMS to the hospital. Police are asking anyone who witnessed the crash to contact the Traffic Division at 203-924-1544. [Read More]

Oxford shooter appears in court

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MILFORD— His head bowed , eyes staring at the judge hands and feet cuffed the man accused of shooting up an Oxford home appeared in court today. Scott Gellatly’s appearance was brief. State’s Attorney Kevin Lawlor requested a June 3 next appearance and a June 27 probable cause hearing. Judge Frank Iannotti continued the bond […] [Read More]