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Bridgeport woman charged with using kids to steal clothes

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TRUMBULL – A Bridgeport woman was arrested earlier this week after police found she used her children to hide and steal numerous items of clothing from Target and other stores. Kishana Laidley, of Williams Street in Bridgeport, was arrested Monday after cops received a complaint from Target store security that she had taken several items […] [Read More]
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Fairfield mom jailed a 3rd day in missing son case

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BRIDGEPORT – A Fairfield mom was jailed for a third day Thursday after refusing to reveal the whereabouts of her missing 14-year-old son. Before a courtroom packed with news media and other spectators, Kathyrn Sorrentino, her hands secured behind her back, continued to maintain she has no information on the whereabouts of Storm Sorrentino, the […] [Read More]
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Senate candidate DeJesus has hefty back-tax bill

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State lawmakers frequently talk about reforming Connecticut’s tax system Bridgeport Councilman Richard DeJesus, D-136, whom city Democrats endorsed to run for a state Senate vacancy, is struggling with his own payments. DeJesus, according to city records, has since 2002 accumulated an outstanding bill of $139,433 related to a pair of businesses – Genesis Motorworks, a […] [Read More]
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Charges upped in fatal hit and run

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BRIDGEPORT – State prosecutors Thursday increased the charges against a state corrections officer accused of last month’s hit and run crash on Boston Avenue that killed a local woman and injured her young son. Even as Patricia Daniels was walking into the Golden Hill Street courthouse with a large entourage of family and friends, prosecutors […] [Read More]
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Librarian booked

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BRIDGEPORT – A city librarian was arrested on bad check charges. Ondrea Moore, 44, of Lenox Avenue, was taken into custody and charged with issuing a bad check. She was released after posting a $210 bond. [Read More]
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Milford divers practice ice rescues (w/video)

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MILFORD — As members of the Milford Fire Department’s elite ice rescue team practiced Wednesday on Mondo Ponds,  one of the reasons the team drills as often as possible during the winter months was close by. An improvised hockey rink had been carved into the pond’s ice, behind John F. Kennedy School and part of […] [Read More]
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Sandy Hook lawsuit moved to Hartford federal court

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BRIDGEPORT – The lawsuit by 10 families of the victims of the Dec. 14, 2012 Sandy Hook massacre against the manufacturer of the gun Adam Lanza used that day to kill 20 first-grade students and six teachers, has been moved to federal court. Remington Outdoor Co., the owner of Bushmaster Firearms International, was granted the […] [Read More]
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Former Bridgeport Mayor Joseph P. Ganim.

Poll: Should convicted felons be allowed to run for office?

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Ex-Bridgeport Mayor and convicted felon Joseph P. Gamin is considering running for his old job at the Park City’s chief executive. And (twice convicted) former state Sen. Ernie Newton has tried (unsuccessfully) to return to office. Now, current Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch has said he doesn’t believe  “a convicted felon should ever be allowed to […] [Read More]
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U.S. Attorney Deirdre Daly

Feds charge 2 in Milford man’s heroin death

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BRIDGEPORT-Federal agents arrested a West Haven couple on heroin trafficking charges which authorities believe resulted in the Jan. 12 overdose death of a 39-year-old Milford man. The arrest of Christopher Fogler, 29, and his girlfriend, Alyssa Jelliffe, 22, both of Park Street, West Haven, marks the second time in the past year federal agents have […] [Read More]

Man claims to be 5th victim of former nursing assistant

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BRIDGEPORT – A local man is the fifth person to complain to police that he was sexually assaulted by a nursing assistant at St. Vincent’s Medical Center. “I want justice for what he did to me,” Miguel Martinez explained Tuesday on why he decided to file a complaint with police against Gonzalo Flores. Police Department […] [Read More]
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