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View from a drone: Bridgeport fire

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Keith Muratori, a Bridgeport firefighter, shot this dramatic video of the Hanover Street fire with his drone on Friday. It was posted on YouTube on Keith’s Firegroundimages channel on YouTube. Also check out Firegroundimages’ Facebook page HERE. As usual, another great video Keith! Thanks!.     [Read More]
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State Reps. Pam Staneski (R-119), Jason Perillo (R-113), Kim Rose (D-118), Sen. Gayle Slossberg,(D-14), State Rep. Laura Hoydick, (R-120) with House Republican Leader Themis Klarides (R-114), State Rep. Ben McGorty and United Technologies, Government Relations, Jackie Iacovazzi.

Lawmakers tour Sikorsky plant

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From a press release: STRATFORD – State Rep. Pam Staneski (R-119), Kim Rose (D-118), State Senator Gayle Slossberg (D-14), Laura Hoydick, (R-120)and others participated in a two-hour-long facility tour for area lawmakers at Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation in Stratford on February 23rd. Staneski, who is serving her first term in the General Assembly, said that she […] [Read More]

Murder in question in student slaying trial

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BRIDGEPORT – With murder apparently being off the table, the jury in the trial of a local nurse accused of killing and dismembering a West Haven college student will resume a second day of deliberations on Monday. Jermaine Richards, a private-duty nurse, is accused of killing 20-year-old Alyssiah Marie Wiley in April 2013. Wiley, a […] [Read More]
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Gun seller gets 5 years in prison

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BRIDGEPORT –A young woman whose attempt to sell guns ended with her boyfriend dying in a hail of police bullets in the parking lot of a Boston Avenue shopping center, was sentenced Friday to five years in prison. “I didn’t mean no harm to nobody, I’m not a person trying to hurt anyone out in […] [Read More]
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Porn star prefers prison food here

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BRIDGEPORT – A male porn star, convicted in Rhode Island of assaulting a school board official, is fighting extradition to the Ocean State because he claims the food is better in prison here. Theodore Cox, who goes by the stage name Vince Cobretti, told Superior Court Judge Robin Pavia Friday that he likes the food […] [Read More]
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The fire at a glance

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The fire was reported at 12:45 PM at 350 Hanover Street on the West Side of Bridgeport. It quickly spread to four, nearby buildings. No one was injured, but three people and a dog named Gizmo were rescued. Two police officers are being credited for helping people get out of the burning buildings. When firefighters […] [Read More]
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No verdict in Ducsay murder

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MILFORD-The jury deliberating the fate of Matthew Pugh accused of  murdering Alexandra Ducsay  has yet to reach a verdict.  The 9 woman, 3-man panel spent the morning re hearing testimony. They listened to recordings of Jermaine Morton,  Michael  Shuckerow and Anthony Pugh, the defendant’s cousin  Morton testifies he had given police a written statement shortly […] [Read More]
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Fire out in Bridgeport’s West Side

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UPDATE: 2:49 PM The fire out, but firefighters remain on the scene. Officials plan a briefing later this afternoon. UPDATE: 2:11 PM Two police officers are being credited for helping people get out of the burning buildings. One of them is Lt. M.C. Burchard. He said it was so hot in the building “it made […] [Read More]
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