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GOP’s Lumaj wants Santa Ayala out as Registrar

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Peter Lumaj, the Republican candidate for Secretary of the State, says enough-is-enough when it comes to Santa Ayala, Bridgeport’s Democratic Registrar of Voters: Lumaj Calls For Immediate Resignation of Santa Ayala Southington, CT, September 30th, 2014 –Peter Lumaj, the Republican and Independent Party Nominee for Connecticut Secretary of the State is calling on Secretary Denise […] [Read More]
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Woman’s body found in Westbrook

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State Police are investigating a suspicious death, after a Westbrook resident reported at 7:15 a.m. that a female body had washed up on the beach.  When State Police arrived, they located the body of a white female at the end of Broadway South in Westbrook. The State Police Major Crime Squad was called to the […] [Read More]
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Report: R.I. child dies of enterovirus infection

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A Rhode Island child has died as a result of an infection that was associated with enterovirus D68, the Rhode Island Department of Health has confirmed. The child died from Staphylococcus aureus sepsis — which, when accompanied by enterovirus D68 — is a rare combination that can cause severe illness in both children and adults. Enterovirus D68 […] [Read More]
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Autumn Frimpter. Photo courtesy of Stratford police

Stratford pair charged with stealing electricity

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STRATFORD — A local couple used the names of minor children to open an account with the United illuminating Co. and defrauded the utility of $3,492, police said Wednesday. Autumn Frimpter and Travarus Jones, both 40, were arrested on a warrant after a joint investigation by Stratford police and UI employees, said Lt. Frank Eannotti, […] [Read More]
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Cops: Milford man pushed partner onto broken glass

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MILFORD — An Intervale Parkway man will be arraigned later today in Milford Superior Court on third-degree assault and breach of peace charges. Jason Mooney, 23, allegedly pushed his partner during an argument Monday, causing her to fall onto broken glass, police said. As the woman attempted to leave, Mooney threw a glass bottle at […] [Read More]
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Coach seeks probation in home alone case

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BRIDGEPORT  – The head basketball coach of Harding High School, accused of leaving his 4-year-old son home alone while he went to the gym, applied for a special probation. Charles D. Clemons Jr., 40, is charged with risk of injury to a minor after police said his son was found by neighbors wandering the street […] [Read More]
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Monroe senior nabbed in Trumbull bank robbery

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BRIDGEPORT – A 65-year-old Monroe man, whose violent crimes have spanned three decades and as many states, was ordered Tuesday held in lieu of $1 million in connection with a Trumbull bank robbery and carjacking. George Bratsenis, of Spinning Wheel Road, tall, bespectacled with white hair and a white beard, stood smiling before Superior Court […] [Read More]
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Salmon stocking underway

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HARTFORD – The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection on Tuesday announced it had begun the annual stocking of broodstock Atlantic salmon. DEEP’s Inland Fisheries Division last week released 500 salmon into the Naugatuck River (150 fish), Mount Tom Pond (100 fish), Crystal Lake (Ellington – 125 fish) and Beach Pond (125 fish). “Atlantic salmon […] [Read More]
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Juan Santiago. Photo: B.K. Angeletti/Connecticut Post.

Cop gets probation for shooting himself

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BRIDGEPORT – A 29-year veteran of the police force, who shot himself in the leg while examining a gun in a crowded restaurant, has been granted a special probation program. Following a short hearing Tuesday morning , Superior Court Judge Earl Richards granted accelerated rehabilitation for  56-year-old Juan Santiago. Accelerated rehabilitation is a program for […] [Read More]
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Cops: Man had improper relationship on social media

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MILFORD — A 21 year-old North Haven man used various social media sites to establish an inappropriate relationship with a minor, and then exchanged “unlawful conversations and photographs with the victim, police say. Christopher Burr was arrested on a warrant in connection with the September, 2013 incident, Officer Jeff Nielsen said. Burr was released on […] [Read More]
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