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Missing Newtown flight attendant featured on ‘cold case’ cards

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ROCKY HILL- Among the newest deck of cold case playing cards being issued this week to the state’s prison inmates is a card for a Newtown flight attendant missing since 1987. Regina Brown, the mother of three children, dropped of her youngest daughter at a babysitter on March 26, 1987 and has not been seen […] [Read More]
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Small fire at Fairfield Warde High School

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FAIRFIELD – A fire was reported at Fairfield Warde High School Wednesday afternoon. Firefighters who arrived found a small fire in a condensation unit underneath a tunnel at the school. Smoke was showing throughout the corridor but firefighters quickly knocked out the fire with an extinguisher, according to Fairfield Fire Department PIO Chris Tracy. The […] [Read More]
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Hamden High School evacuated due to bomb threat

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HAMDEN – Hamden High School was briefly evacuated Wednesday due to a bomb threat that was called in earlier in the day, according to police. Police responded to the school, located at 2040 Dixwell Avenue, just after 11:40 a.m. after the school’s administration received a phone call from a male who stated there was a […] [Read More]
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Accused burglar arrested in Shelton

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SHELTON – A city man is being detained on $92,500 bond after police arrested him on five separate warrants Wednesday. Kyle Eckweiler, 21, is charged with theft of four count of burglary, three counts of sixth degree larceny and individual charges for fourth-degree larceny, theft of a firearm, criminal possession of a firearm and violation […] [Read More]

Bridgeport woman injured in New York crash

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A Bridgeport woman was seriously injured Tuesday when her SUV became airborne on Interstate 84 in New York state , collided with a pickup truck and then rolled over, ejecting her, state police told LoHud.com. Marie D. Rene, 35, was at the end of the ramp from northbound Interstate 684 to eastbound I-84 when she […] [Read More]
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Trumbull woman awarded $450,000 for crash

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BRIDGEPORT – A Stratford roofing company agreed Tuesday to pay $450,000 to a Trumbull woman injured when an employee of the company crashed into the back of the woman’s car while he was concentrating on his Bluetooth. Burr Roofing agreed to the settlement with Maria Coreano as the case was being prepared for trial in […] [Read More]
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Jackson trial postponed

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BRIDGEPORT –The trial of Leonard Jackson, charged with the 32-year-old strangulation murder of a young woman in Seaside Park, was postponed Wednesday after the judge reported feeling ill. Jackson, 55, is charged with murder for the Oct. 30, 1980 death of  30-year-old Estella “Stella” Brantley. Her body was found lying face down in the leaves […] [Read More]
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Monroe police sponsor Special Olympics benefit

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