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Judge sentences man to 28 years for Bridgeport murder

HARTFORD-Federal prison will be Trumaine Hearst’s home for much of the next three decades after he admitted being the shooter in an Oct. 10, 2012 robbery/murder near Bridgeport’s Trumbull Gardens
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U.S. Magistrate Judge Thomas Smith retiring

HARTFORD — After 36-years on the bench, U.S. Magistrate Judge Thomas P. Smith is calling it a career. Smith will hang up his black robes on June 30. For now, he is the longest sitting federal
Categories: Bridgeport , Cops , Courts , Crime , Danbury

Bridgeport cops ID drowning victim

BRIDGEPORT – Police identified the Pequonnock River drowning victim as Walter Ridot of Bridgeport. Ridot, 34, was pulled from the River at about 4:30 p.m. Sunday. A witness told Hearst Connecticut
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Bill Finch bobblehead offered

BRIDGEPORT-Ask if he’s running for mayor and touch the head. It will nod affirmatively. Ask if conditions in Bridgeport are better in the past 8 years and touch the head. It will nod affirmatively.
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Lisa Lampanelli

Lisa Lampanelli to headline Housatonic art benefit May 16

From a press release: BRIDGEPORT — The Housatonic Museum of Art will host a benefit stand-up comedy show starring the Lovable Queen of Mean, Lisa Lampanelli, on Saturday, May 16, at 8 p.m. in the
Knight of Columbus at Palm Sunday 2014

K of C to hold Stations of the Cross in Bpt Sunday

BRIDGEPORT-The Knights of Columbus CT State Council will conduct their 2nd Annual Outdoor Stations of the Cross and Benediction at ST Margaret Shrine, 2523 Park Avenue, Sunday at 2 p.m. The Celebrant
Fundraiser for retired Lt. Tim Murphy

Hockey fundraiser for Norwalk cop Saturday

NORWALK-Auctions, dinner and a hockey game will help raise money Saturday for retired Norwalk Police Lt. Tim Murphy who is battling cancer. Murphy was diagnosed with the illness shortly after retiring
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U.S. Attorney Deirdre Daly

Gambino betting ring leads to guilty plea

STAMFORD-A New York City bookmaker’s involvement in a mob-controlled gambling operation here now faces a year in prison and a loss of $160,988. Salvatore Ferraioli, 33, of Staten Island, N.Y. pleaded
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Chief U.S. District Judge Janet C. Hall

2 Bridgeport drug dealers sent to federal prison

BRIDGEPORT-The state’s chief federal judge imposed federal prison terms on two city men who admitted participating in a heroin trafficking conspiracy near the Trumbull Gardens Housing project. Chief
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Dr. Anthony Santomauro

Renown doctor to exhibit art

EASTON-For decades Anthony Santomauro has been known for delivering babies. But every person has a hobby and for 40 years, Santomauro has been a practicing artist. His works will go on display at the
Categories: Arts , Bridgeport , Fairfield , Fine Arts , General