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Cops: Bridgeport man attacked with a can opener

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BRIDGEPORT — A city man told police that he was attacked with what he thought was a can opener after being confronted by a group of youths Sunday night. The victim was walking in the area of East Main and Livingston streets at 10:40 p.m. when one of the teens made a comment about his […] [Read More]
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Adonis Duharte, was charged with first-degree robbery, carjacking, and other offenses. Photo courtesy of Bridgeport police.

New iPhone 6 taken in Bridgeport carjacking

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BRIDGEPORT — A 30 year old man was ordered out of his car at gunpoint early Sunday morning on Grant Street, police said, and the robber drove off after searching the center console and glove compartment, police said. Among the victim’s possessions taken were his brand new iPhone 6, police spokesman William Kaempffer said. The […] [Read More]
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Lewis Scott, of Bridgeport.
Scott was charged with second-degree assault and held on $15,000 bond. Photo courtesy of Bridgeport police.

Bridgeport police: Suspect assaulted man with a board

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BRIDGEPORT — A 25-year-old man was struck in the head with a wooden board early Monday in a suspected robbery attempt. The victim told police that he was walking to his apartment from the train station when a man struck him from behind with the board, police spokesman William Kaempffer said. The victim, 25, grabbed […] [Read More]
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Altered lottery tickets sold in Bridgeport, Norwalk

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Scratch-off lottery tickets, altered to appear to be winning tickets worth up to $20,000 have been sold in the area for 10 percent or less of their purported value, officials said. The tickets, sold in Bridgeport and Norwalk, in fact have no value at all, said Commissioner William M. Rubenstein of the state Department of Consumer […] [Read More]
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Milford police: Man spit on woman over parking spot

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MILFORD — A Seymour man was arrested Friday on a warrant for allegedly spitting on a woman and her car during an argument in August. Jason Pullo, 36, of Paramount Drive in Seymour had gotten into an argument with the victim over a space in a West Main Street parking lot on Aug. 16, said […] [Read More]
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Lorraine Warren to visit Lauralton Hall Oct. 3

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From a press release: Milford — The Ghost Hunters are coming! As part of Lauralton Hall’s series of events celebrating the 150 Year Anniversary of the Pond-Taylor estate, Lorraine Warren and Tony Spera will visit Lauralton Hall on Friday, October 3, 2014. All in the community are invited to attend this fundraising event. Proceeds will […] [Read More]
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Trout stocking begins statewide

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HARTFORD – The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is beginning its annual trout stocking program, which will last through mid-October. DEEP is releasing 30,000 trophy and adult sized trout into selected waters throughout the state. Among the areas scheduled to be stocked this fall are twenty-three lakes and ponds, fifteen rivers and streams […] [Read More]
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Long DMV wait may be over

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HARTFORD – The long wait at the state Department of Motor Vehicles may be coming to an end. DMV is launching a new mobile app so residents can view wait times at different branches and even answer practice questions for the state’s drivers test. Called DMV Mobile, the app is free to download from iTunes […] [Read More]
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