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New Haven woman accused of stealing from Milford Macy’s

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MILFORD – A New Haven woman was arrested Wednesday after she allegedly took more than $500 in merchandise from a local Macy’s. Police responded to the Macy’s at 1201 Boston Post Road Wednesday afternoon when they received a compliant that a shoplifting had occurred. Melinda Jackson, 35, was arrested after an investigation by police, according to […] [Read More]
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10 years for stalking and attempted Stamford bombing

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HARTFORD-A relationship gone bad that might have been worse had not the woman discovered the bomb filled with hydrochloric acid in her car. Now Frank Mendoza, the 53-year-old jilted boyfriend will be spending 10-years in federal prison. U.S. District Judge Robert N. Chatigny imposed the term on Mendoza who pleaded guilty on June 5, 2014 […] [Read More]

Milford Bank robbed Wednesday

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MILFORD – Police are looking for a man who robbed a bank Wednesday. The robbery occurred just after 2:15 p.m. at the Webster Bank located at 314 Merwin Ave. when a male suspected wearing a mask entered the bank and demanded money, according to Milford Police Spokesman Officer Jeff Nielsen. The suspect left through a rear […] [Read More]
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Connecticut U.S. Attorney Deirdre Daly

Mob Scammer Convicted

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HARTFORD – Edward Memoli played the role of a mobster in an extortion scheme. Now he’s going to federal prison. A U.S. District Court jury convicted Memoli, 65, Unadilla, N.Y., of one count of conspiracy to obstruct interstate commerce by extortion and one count of aiding and abetting the obstruction of interstate commerce by extortion. […] [Read More]

Bridgeport man admits guilt in mail fraud schemes

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Dayquan Jackson, 26, of Bridgeport entered a guilty plea Wednesday in U.S. District Court to one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and bank fraud in connection with a stolen check scheme. Jackson and others stole mail from residences in Fairfield County throughout 2013 and 2014 in order to obtain either blank checks or credit […] [Read More]
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Harding High School boys basketball coach Charles Clemons, Jr., 40, is arraigned on the charge of risk of injury to a minor, in Superior Court in Bridgeport, Conn. on Wednesday, October 1, 2014.

Harding coach gets probation

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BRIDGEPORT – Harding High School boys’ basketball coach Charles Clemons Jr., accused of leaving his 4-year-old son home alone,  was granted special probation following a hearing this morning. Superior Court Judge Robin Pavia granted Clemons accelerated rehabilitation after a number of supporters spoke on Clemons behalf and he tearfully apologized for his actions. Under accelerated rehabilitation […] [Read More]
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Jury struggles with cold case murder

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  BRIDGEPORT – Jurors in the trial of Leonard Jackson, charged with a 34-year-old murder of a young woman here, appeared to be struggling with a verdict as they completed a third day of deliberations Thursday. Jackson, 55, is charged with murder for the Oct. 30, 1980 death of  30-year-old Estella “Stella” Brantley the mother […] [Read More]
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Location of Milford house fire.

Owner treated for smoke inhalation at Milford condo fire

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UPDATE 1:55 PM The owner the condo at 52 Greenview Lane is being treated for smoke inhalation at Bridgeport Hospital following a fire on Thursday morning. Capt. Greg Carman, the department spokesman said one of the owner’s three cats was rescued from the fire in the laundry area and furnace room, which was brought under […] [Read More]
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Deliberations continue in cold case murder

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BRIDGEPORT – Jurors in the trial of Leonard Jackson, charged with a 34-year-old murder of a young woman here,  will begin their third day of deliberation this morning. The 12-member jury has so far deliberated about three hours during the past two days. Jackson, 55, is charged with murder for the Oct. 30, 1980 death […] [Read More]
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Basketball coach seeks probation

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BRIDGEPORT – Harding High School boys’ basketball coach Charles Clemons Jr., accused of leaving his 4-year-old son home alone, is seeking special probation this morning. Under accelerated rehabilitation Clemons would not plead guilty to the felony charge against him – risk of injury to a minor- but would be put on up to two years’ […] [Read More]
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