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Jury finds cop not guilty in Beardsley Park beating

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Update: A cop has been found not guilty in the Beardsley Park stomping. A federal jury has cleared Bpt Police Officer of criminal excessive force charge in the 2011 Beardsley Park Bering — Michael Mayko (@MMayko2011) January 14, 2015   Original Post: BRIDGEPORT-A 12-member jury began deliberating Police Officer Clive Higgins’ fate on federal criminal brutality […] [Read More]
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Westport embezzlement nets Milford man prison

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BRIDGEPORT-The former comptroller for a Westport-based property management group will be spending 10 months in prison for embezzling $108,000 over a four year period from the company. U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Meyer imposed the term and a $3,000 fine Tuesday on David Liptak, 50, of Milford. The judge ordered Liptak to repay all the money. […] [Read More]

UNH gunman sentenced to 2 years

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MILFORD-William Dong the UNH student arrested after his carrying a gun on campus set off a scare was sentenced to 2 years in state prison. Following completion of his term, Dong, a Fairfield resident will be on probation for 5 years and is prohibited from setting foot on the University of New Haven campus. [Read More]

2 Bridgeport men plead guilty to robberies

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BRIDGEPORT-From April to July, Lancelot Supersad went on a robbery spree in Fairfield County. He and his crew robbed the CVS Pharmacy on Grasmere Avenue in Fairfield of $2,376 on April 26; the Webster Bank branch on Bridgeport’s Main Street of $4,170 on May 10; the Pizza Hut on Boston Avenue, Bridgeport of $250 on […] [Read More]
Shelton's Robotic teams

Shelton HS to host state robotics championship Sunday

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SHELTON-Fifty of the state’s top teams involving more than 500 middle school students from across the state will compete Sunday in the Ct. FIRST Lego League State Robotics championship beginning at 9 a.m. The champion will represent the state in April at the annual First Lego League World Festival in St. Louis, Mo. The competition […] [Read More]
U.S. Postal Service ready to roll on December Sundays

Post Offices to open 3 Sundays this month

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By Michael P. Mayko MILFORD-Two was good but the U.S. Post Office believes three may be a charm. That’s how many Sundays some area Post Offices will be open to handle your holiday mailing needs. “Its all about customer service and convenience–especially during our busiest time of the year,” said David Mastroianni, who oversees postal […] [Read More]

Stuff a State Police cruiser with toys

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BRIDGEPORT-The State Police are conducting a toy drive Dec. 6 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. with the goal to stuff cruisers with unwrapped toys as holiday gifts for needy children. The toys will be given to local social service agencies for distribution. Locally, State Police troopers will be at Toys-R-US, 330 Old Gate Lane, […] [Read More]

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]

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]