Florida fugitive arrested in Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT – A Florida man being sought for allegedly running an underage prostitution ring in that state was arrested here. David Hercott Leslie, 31, the subject of a year-long nationwide manhunt,
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Man shot several times in Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT — A man was shot several times early this morning in a courtyard at the Trumbull Gardens housing complex. Officers patrolling the neighborhood in the wake of a shooting last month with nine
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Milford’s Silver Sands State Park reaches capacity, closed to new visitors

Silver Sands State Park in Milford was among a number of state parks on Sunday forced to close to new visitors after reaching full capacity, according to the state Department of Energy and
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Starbucks coming to Bridgeport this fall

BRIDGEPORT – The city’s first Starbucks is looking for employees and set to open this fall as part of the first phase of the long awaited Steelpointe waterfront redevelopment project, Mayor Bill Finch
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Addi Lawlor, 4, of Milford, and her sister, Cali, 3, paint rocks at "Rock On Creations" table in downtown as part of a pirate event in Milford, Conn. on Sunday, June 9, 2013. The Milford Library will host a rock-painting event for children on July 22nd.

Rock-painting event for children set for July 22nd

From a press release: MILFORD — Fun for the whole family!   Milford Library is holding a rock painting workshop on Tuesday, July 22 at 2 PM.   We’ll supply the paints, brushes, and markers.  

Mental Health Assn. changes name

From a press release: WEST HARTFORD — Effective July 1, the Mental Health Association of Connecticut (MHAC) will change its name to Mental Health Connecticut.   Established in 1908, MHAC has been
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Murder charge thrown out against drug kingpin

BRIDGEPORT – A judge Wednesday threw out the murder charge against a local drug kingpin, accused of ordering the execution of a “disloyal,” employee in an East Side cemetery. Superior Court Judge
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A small child plays with a sparkler in Greenwich last year. The American Pyrotechnics Association advises parents never to give sparklers to children 5 years old or younger, and to closely supervise older children who use them.

Fireworks, sparklers injure 11,000 annually in U.S.

From a press release: NEW HAVEN—Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) this week talked about fireworks safety with campers from the Green Dragons Summer Camp in advance of this weekend’s Fourth of July
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