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Milford police have released this photo of the man who held up Milford Bank in January.

Man arrested in Milford bank robbery

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Milford police have arrested a 46-year-old Manchester man for the January robbery of Milford Bank at 205 Bridgeport Avenue. The suspect, John Dearborn, was charged with first-degree robbery, second-degree larceny and breach of peace. Police didn’t have to go far to find Dearborn because he was already in jail for another arrest. Investigators secured an […] [Read More]
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Judge fines civil rights lawyer

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BRIDGEPORT – A Danbury civil rights lawyer was fined by a federal judge for lying in in a lawsuit that claimed Bridgeport city officials have a policy against hiring African-American lawyers. U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Meyer threw out Josephine Smalls Miller’s discrimination lawsuit against the city and fined her $1,500. He also referred the case […] [Read More]
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Time running out to register for Aug. 12 primary

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From a press release: HARTFORD: Secretary of the State Denise Merrill today is reminding eligible voters interested in casting a ballot in primary elections on August 12, 2014 that they have one week to register to vote online or by mail. Voting age citizens and 17–year-olds who will turn 18 by the general election on […] [Read More]

Cops: Milford man stole thousands worth of copper & aluminum

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Milford – A man was arrested Monday following an incident three years ago in which he allegedly stole thousands of dollars worth of aluminum and copper from a commercial property. Milford police issued the warrant and arrested 50-year-old William Varnum this week, according to a press release. Cops received an initial compliant on Oct. 18, […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport man allegedly assualts ex-wife over beer

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Bridgeport – A man was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly assaulted his ex-wife over a few bottles of beer. Police officers responded to the scene of a domestic dispute Tuesday located on Park Avenue where a victim was struck by her ex-husband,  according to a press release from the Bridgeport Police Department.  The suspect, identified as Melvin Gonzalez, […] [Read More]
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Woman sexually assaulted at dollar store

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STRATFORD – An employee of a dollar store was arrested Wednesday after police said he sexually assaulted a female customer in the store. Police said Pablo Garcia later admitted assaulting the customer but attributed it to smoking PCP for a week. “I did touch the white girl, but I was not in the right state […] [Read More]
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Alanna Kabel moving on from Finch’s staff

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Alanna Kabel, a veteran member of Mayor Bill Finch’s inner circle, is leaving her job with the city, according to several sources. Her destination? The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. We are awaiting confirmation from the mayor’s office. Kabel, a Bridgeport resident, was hired in 2006 by then-Mayor John Fabrizi for the […] [Read More]
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Family of slain Oxford woman gets car back

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MILFORD – The family of an Oxford woman allegedly shot to death last May by her estranged husband will get the car back the husband used in his getaway. Superior Court Judge Frank Iannotti granted a joint motion by State’s Attorney Kevin Lawlor and Scott Gellatly’s public defender, David Egan, to return the 2013 Ford […] [Read More]
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Maren Sanchez’s alleged killer in court

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MILFORD – Just days before Maren Sanchez was stabbed to death in a Jonathan Law High School corridor last April she had spent spring break with her father, Jose Sanchez, in Florida. “It had been a special time between father and daughter,” said Jose Sanchez’s lawyer, Anthony Bonadies. “They had grown very close.” Wednesday morning […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport cops: Help us find kid missing since 2001

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Bridgeport police are asking for the community’s help in the ongoing investigation into the disappearance of a child in 2001. Bianca Lebron disappeared on Nov. 7, 2001. “I believe there are people who have information that can help us,” said Detective John Burke, the lead investigator in the case. “We want to bring her home. […] [Read More]
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