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Milford man pleads guilty in probe arising out of heroin death

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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 conspiring to possess with the intent to distribute heroin. He now faces up to 20 years in prison when […] [Read More]
U.S. Attorney Deirdre Daly

Bridgeport man pleads to federal gun charge

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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 Bridgeport, faces up to 10 years in prison when he is sentenced March 2 by Senior U.S. District Judge Janet Bond Arterton. He is […] [Read More]
Keeshond mix involved in fatal Stratford attack is euthanized

Keeshond mix in fatal Stratford attack euthanized

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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 of Stella Antanaitis’s arms during a Nov. 14 attack. At the time, police said the woman was intervening in a fight between her dog and […] [Read More]

Hamden crash leaves man in critical condition

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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 the crash on Ridge Road, performed CPR on Soto at the scene. Police said Soto was traveling northbound on Ridge Road when […] [Read More]

Milford Police Dept. offers timely tips

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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. The Crime Prevention Unit is offering a few tips in order to reduce the chances of you or your family […] [Read More]
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Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti and Corporation Council John P. Marini

Ansonia officials warn of paving scams

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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 homeowners in the Hilltop area being solicited by individuals claiming to represent the Interstate Paving company, according to Marini. Similar incidents occurred in north Milford […] [Read More]

Senate confirms New Haven’s corporation counsel as Fed Judge

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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 judge. The U.S. Senate confirmed Victor Bolden by a 49-46 vote mostly along party lines Thursday as the state’s 13 U.S. District judge. […] [Read More]

Teenage girl shot in Bridgeport

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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 sensation in her right lower leg. She believed the shot was fired from a passing black car. Police Officers Lori Nieves, Anthony […] [Read More]