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No verdict in Coyne sex abuse trial

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NEW HAVEN — A Superior Court jury ended their first day of deliberations without reaching a verdict in the sexual abuse trial of Patrick Coyne, who served as chief of staff to former Bridgeport Mayor Joseph Ganim. Judge Elipedio Vitale instructed the jury to resume their deliberations Tuesday at 10 a.m. The jury heard Coyne’s […] [Read More]

Fight leaves 1 man dead in Bridgeport

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Police are investigating the latest homicide in Bridgeport. This time, it’s a 51-year-old man,who witnesses tell police was involved in a fight. According to Police Spokesman William Kaempffer, just before 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, officers responded to a call of an injured person in front of 83 Seeley Street. When they arrived, they found the […] [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport, Labor
ARABIAN GULF (Oct. 13, 2014) Aviation Structural Mechanic Airman Dominique Langston, from Bridgeport, Conn., cleans an F/A-18F Super Hornet, attached to the "Fighting Black Lions" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 213, aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations, strike operations in Iraq and Syria as directed, and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brian Stephens/Released)

On duty in the Gulf: Navy Airman Dominique Langston of Bridgeport

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Categories: Bridgeport, Military, Navy

Report: Bagley resigns from school board

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BRIDGEPORT — John Bagley, the former Harding High School standout who had five seasons with the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 1980s, resigned Wednesday from the Board of Education. No reason was given for his resignation and attempts to contact Bagley were unsuccessful. Bagley, 54, was the chairman of the newly formed school board’s Facilities Committee, […] [Read More]
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Michael Fitzpatrick

Mike Fitzpatrick to get top Defense Lawyer award

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BRIDGEPORT-Over the past 27 years Michael Fitzpatrick built a career as one of the area’s top criminal defense lawyers and an expert in death penalty cases. Tonight the Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association will honor Fitzpatrick, 54, of Fairfield, with their Champions of Liberty award during a ceremony at Anthony’s Ocean View restaurant in New […] [Read More]
Christopher Plaskon

Plaskon to undergo Psychological and Mental Health exam

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MILFORD-The defense lawyers for Christopher Plaskon the teenage Jonathan Law student accused of slashing a classmate to death on the eve of the school’s prom are completing arrangements for his mental and psychological health evaluation. Richard T. Meehan Jr., who with Edward Gavin represent Plaskon, informed Superior Court Judge Frank Iannotti Thursday that they expect […] [Read More]

Walk Like MADD in Fairfield

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FAIRFIELD-The signature walk of Mothers Against Drunk Driving will take place Oct. 25 at Fairfield Ludlowe High School, 785 Unquowa Road. The 5K walk raises funds that support MADD’s state initiatives including ignition interlocks for all drunk drivers; sobriety checkpoints and other technological efforts to combat drunk driving. MADD CT served 650 victims/survivors in 2013 […] [Read More]

Oxford man indicted in Ponzi scheme

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NEW HAVEN-A federal grand indicted a former financial adviser and broker from Oxford on charges that he bilked investors out of millions in an elaborate three-year long Ponzi scheme. Robert E. Lee, Jr., 50 of Cortland Place, Oxford now faces five counts of wire fraud, each of which carries a maximum prison term of 20 […] [Read More]

3 Car Accident closes Lafayette Blvd.

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BRIDGEPORT-A three-car accident during rush hour closed down a section of Lafayette Boulevard directly across from the RBS building Friday afternoon. Witnesses said a Ford-150 ran a red light and struck a Honda Civic driven by Elcame Elve, 29 of Bridgeport and then a Toyota 4Runner driven by William Quintana of Bridgeport. “God saved my […] [Read More]
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DEA busts Norwalk man seize 2.2 pounds of heroin

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NORWALK-DEA busted a city man and his two New York suppliers following a 2.2 pound heroin deal with an undercover agent. Omar Andrade, 29, of Norwalk and Joeal A. Estrella-Disla,24 and Wilmer Antonio Gomez-Rodriguez, 28, both of New York City are charged with conspiring to possess with the intent to distribute and distributing heroin. The […] [Read More]