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Senate confirms New Haven’s corporation counsel as Fed Judge

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NEW HAVEN-The city’s corporation counsel who spent nearly 11 years working for the American Civil Liberties union and the NAACP has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the state’s newest federal judge. The U.S. Senate confirmed Victor Bolden by a 49-46 vote mostly along party lines Thursday as the state’s 13 U.S. District judge. […] [Read More]

Teenage girl shot in Bridgeport

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BRIDGEPORT-A teenage girl told police she was shot in the leg while walking on Knowlton Street early Monday evening. Aubaney Holmes told Det. Vincent Lariccia she heard a bang before feeling a burning sensation in her right lower leg. She believed the shot was fired from a passing black car. Police Officers Lori Nieves, Anthony […] [Read More]

Man stabbed in Bridgeport

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BRIDGEPORT — Police are investigating the circumstances under which a 43-year-old city man was stabbed Monday. Lee Jones told police he was stabbed during a robbery by a teenager and he hitchhiked to Bridgeport Hospital. However police later learned that he was driven to the hospital by a friend. Jones became uncooperative when asked additional […] [Read More]
Jamal Dunlap

2 busted on drugs in Bridgeport

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Bridgeport – A crackdown on violence and drug dealing in the city’s East End led to the arrest of two men on Sixth Street Tuesday. Upon seeking police vehicles stop, two men loitering on a porch fled. Police arrested Jamal Dunlap, 24, of New Haven after finding crack cocaine hidden inside a body cavity. A […] [Read More]
Dwayne Cobb

Triggerman pleads guilty in 2012 Bridgeport murder

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HARTFORD–The suspected shooter in a 2012 murder of Dwayne Cobb, an Iona College graduate admitted Monday that he was the triggerman in the marijuana robbery that went bad. Trumaine Hearst, 19, now faces 25 years in federal prison when he is sentenced Feb. 3 by U.S. District Judge Michael Shea. Hearst pleaded guilty to felony […] [Read More]

Watermark at 3030 Park Ave. book sale Nov. 14-15

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From a press release: BRIDGEPORT – The Watermark at 3030 Park Ave. in Bridgeport is pleased to announce that its annual resident book sale will be held on Friday, November 14 and Saturday, November 15. The event is free of charge and open to the public and will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. […] [Read More]
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Vote for your favorite Girl Scouts cookies Tuesday

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Girl Scouts throughout the area will be selling their cookies on election day. The scouts will be outside polling places in Bridgeport, Easton, Fairfield, Milford, Monroe, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton, Stratford, Trumbull and Weston. Voters can select their favorites from among Thin Mints, Samoas, Do-si-dos, Tagalongs, Trefoils, Savannah Smiles and a newcomer Rah-Rah Raisins. Rah-Rah Raisen […] [Read More]

Mohegan Sun trip planned in Ansonia

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ANSONIA-St. Peter and St. Paul Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church will be sponsoring a bus trip to the Mohegan Sun casino to raise money for its centennial celebration. The trip will take place Nov. 23 with the bus leaving from Nolan Field at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $30 per person but that money comes back in […] [Read More]
Daniel W. Hamlett Sr. being sought by FBI

Guilty plea in Seymour bank robbery, dad sought

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HARTFORD-A New Haven man admitted guilt Friday and his father is being sought by the FBI in connection with the April 9, 2013 armed robbery of Webster Bank, New Haven Avenue, Seymour. Daniel W. Hamlett, Jr. 28, of New Haven, faces up to 20 years in prison when he is sentenced Jan. 23 by U.S. […] [Read More]

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]