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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]
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]
Shelton Police Officer Dan Loris and new Police K-9 Stryker

Shelton Police resurrect K-9 unit

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SHELTON-Stryker is the newest recruit in the city’s police department. The German Shepherd and his handler Police Officer Dan Loris will begin formal training together in February. Stryker replaces Jager who retired earlier this year. “Stryker will be a great asset to the police department and the city,” said Lt. Robert Kozlowsky. The dog was […] [Read More]

Drone threat arrest leads to 2 years in prison

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NEW HAVEN-A Moroccan national arrested after he was recorded threatening to fly a bomb-laden model plane into a federal building and Harvard University will be serving a two- federal prison term. But The sentence imposed on El Mahdi Semlali Fahti was not for the bomb threat but for repeatedly lying to federal immigration judges in […] [Read More]

Shelton, Seymour Students to attend Berlin Wall forum

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NEW HAVEN-Several advanced history students at Shelton and Seymour high schools are expected to attend the Nov. 10 forum at Southern Connecticut State University discussing the fall of the Berlin Wall. The event will take place just one day after the 25th anniversary of the start of demolition of the wall which separated east from […] [Read More]

Bingo tonight at Ansonia’s St. Peter and St. Paul

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ANSONIA-Bingo will be the call beginning at 6:45 p.m. tonight in the church hall of St. Peter and St. Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church on Howard Avenue. Profits from the game are used to support the church. [Read More]

MADD Fundraising Fairfield Walk Saturday

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FAIRFIELD-Walk Like MADD, the annual 5k fund-raising walk for Mothers Against Drunk Driving will begin Saturday at 10 a.m. at Fairfield Ludlowe High School, 785 Unquowa Road. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Every step and dollar raised will be used to support MADD’s Connecticut initiatives which include ignition overlocks for drunk drivers; sobriety checkpoint and […] [Read More]
Patrick Coyne in 2003

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