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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

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

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

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.
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
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
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
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