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3 Car Accident closes Lafayette Blvd.

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

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]

Bridgeport Career Criminal Gets 15 years in prison

HARTFORD-His criminal record includes burglaries, robbery, assaults, escapes even an attempted riot in prison. But it was police chase and a gun that landed Jose Roque in federal prison for 15 years. U.S. District Judge Vanessa L. Bryant imposed the sentence on the 47-year-old Bridgeport resident Wednesday. That stemmed from his May 16 jury conviction […] [Read More]

My interview with the downtown turkey

You’ve no doubt heard many stories about the turkey roaming the streets of downtown Bridgeport. I tried to interview the elusive bird today after seeing him outside the Grand Deli. It didn’t go well. [Read More]
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Ukrainian Day Festival in Stamford Sunday

STAMFORD-The 47th annual State Ukrainian Day Festival will take place today (September 14) beginning at 11 a.m. at St. Basil College Seminary, 195 Glenbrook Road in Stamford. The event will begin with a celebration of Divine Liturgy at 11 a.m. Throughout the day there will be Ukrainian entertainment, merchandise and foods like pyrohy (dumplings), holubci […] [Read More]

Bridgeport crack dealer gets 5 years

BRIDGEPORT-A city man who allowed a crack operation to cook the drug and sell it out of his Hancock Avenue apartment was sentenced Friday to five years in federal prison. U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill imposed the prison term on Landers Wilson, who also admitted he sold crack for Marvin Wooten. Wilson pleaded guilty […] [Read More]
(AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Report: 1 shot, 2 hurt on I-95 between Norwalk and Bridgeport

A wounded man drove himself to St. Vincent’s Medical Center early Saturday morning after claiming he was shot when a car rolled up on his vehicle on I-95. State police said the driver suffered a minor, non-life-threatening gunshot wound to his back. His front seat passenger suffered cuts from shattered, flying window glass. A third passenger […] [Read More]

Bridgeport church plans Ukrainian Festival on Newtown farm

BRIDGEPORT-The Holy Protection of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church in Bridgeport will conduct its annual festival Sept. 21 at 11 a.m. on Paproski’s Castle Hill Farm Pumpkin Patch, 40 Sugar Lane, Newtown. The festivities will begin at 11 a.m. with a celebration of the Divine Liturgy. There will be ethnic food, Ukrainian songs […] [Read More]
) Machinery Repairman Fireman Angelica Colon from Bridgeport, Conn., dials-in the desired dimensions for a number-three air-conditioner plug she’s fabricating aboard guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52). Bunker Hill is underway as part of the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and on the ship’s Western Pacific Deployment 2014. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class LaTunya Howard)

Navy Fireman Angelica Colon, of Bridgeport, serves aboard USS Bunker Hill


Fairfield police probing assault, burglary

FAIRFIELD — A man broke into a Berkley Road home early Monday morning and allegedly assault the young woman living there, according to police. Lt. Michael Gagner said the break-in occurred around 3 a.m. Gagner said the victim described her assailant as a short, stocky male in his 20s with a Spanish accent. She said […] [Read More]