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Dolphin’s Cove owner going to prison

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NEW HAVEN-The owner of the popular Dolphin’s Cove Marina on Bridgeport’s east side will be spending two months in federal prison beginning in October. Chief U.S. District Judge Janet C. Hall imposed the term Monday morning on  Maria Pinheiro who pleaded guilty March 25 to filing false tax returns. Pinheiro , 57, of Trumbull under […] [Read More]

Coast Guard, witness save three after boat capsizes

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STRATFORD – Three people were rescued after their boat capsized near Stratford Sunday afternoon. A passerby called the Coast Guard’s Long Island Sound center around 2:30 p.m. and reported three people in the water at the mouth of the Housatonic River, the Coast Guard said. Members from the Coast Guard’s Aids to Navigation team were nearby […] [Read More]
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Finch asking business to help buyback guns

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BRIDGEPORT – In the wake of recent violence at Trumbull Gardens and other locations, Mayor Bill Finch is asking city businesses to donate money for a gun buyback program. “We can and must do more to stem the tide of illegal guns that end up on our streets and in the hands of criminals,” Finch […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport PD seeks suspect in shooting

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Bridgeport detectives are asking for assistance in identifying a suspect who shot at two victims in the Greene Homes housing complex on last Monday at 6:51 p.m. The two victims were able to escape moments before the shots were fired, according to a release from the department. Click here for video: http://bit.ly/1FflmKw Anyone with information […] [Read More]
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Cops make arrest in cold case murder

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BRIDGEPORT – Police Friday made an arrest in a 2010 homicide. Billy Ray “BJ” Jones, 32, was charged with murder, criminal possession of a firearm, and carrying a pistol without permit in the June 21, 2010 fatal shooting of 30-year-old Michael Williams. He is being held in lieu of $1 million bond. The arrest comes […] [Read More]
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Finch campaign cancels launch

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In the wake of the shootings at Trumbull Gardens, a public housing development, Mayor Bill Finch’s campaign for a third term has cancelled tonight’s official kickoff. The campaign said further details are forthcoming. It makes sense. How could the mayor launch a celebratory campaign and tout his record on one side of town, in the […] [Read More]
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Cop injured by naked woman

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BRIDGEPORT –A police officer was attacked after he broke up a couple having sex on Main Street Wednesday. The officer, who was not immediately identified, was taken to St. Vincent’s Medical Center after police said he was struck in the eye with a bloody tampon. Imani Brown, 22, of Hancock Avenue, was charged with assault […] [Read More]
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Eyewitness recounts Bridgeport shooting

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“The kids were just out here chillin, having a good time,” said one woman who said she witnessed the shooting. “About 24 people were out smoking blunts, drinkin Hennie and chillin.” She said three young men came from two different directions at the back of the housing project. “I was just talking to Vahnnie. He […] [Read More]
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