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KFC robbers sought

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BRIDGEPORT – Detectives are seeking the public’s help identifying two suspects who attempted to rob a Kentucky Fried Chicken franchise on Boston Ave. Officers Edwin Abreu Jr. and Alexander Wilde responded to the restaurant . at about 9:12 Sunday night. An employee stated that she saw two males in hooded sweatshirts enter over the store […] [Read More]
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Man charged with Monroe break ins

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MONROE – A local man was arrested in connection with two home break ins during the summer. Gary Simna, 56, of Maple Drive, was charged with third-degree burglary, third-degree larceny, sixth-degree larceny and impairing the morals of a minor. He was released after posting $35,000 bond. On June 19, officers responded to a Spring Hill […] [Read More]
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Police: Stratford teen charged with rape

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STRATFORD – A local teen has been charged with raping a 15-year-old girl. Police said they arrested 18-year-old John Siler, of Success Avenue, on Monday and charged him with first-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor. He was being held in lieu of $1,000 bond. Police said they were called to Stonybrook […] [Read More]
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Police: Sikorsky mechanic had cocaine, pipe

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STRATFORD – A mechanic at Sikorsky Aircraft was arrested after police said she brought cocaine and a pipe to smoke it in to work. Jill Groves, 54, of Silverbeech Drive, Naugatuck, was charged with possession of cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia. She was released after posting $500 bond. Police said Groves was working at […] [Read More]
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Man claims he strangled girlfriend to protect her

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BRIDGEPORT – A Stamford man claims he accidentally strangled his girlfriend while trying to keep her calm in the back seat of a friend’s car last year. Cesar Martinez, 29, of Greyrock Place, was arraigned on a charge of first-degree manslaughter Monday afternoon in Superior Court here. Dressed in a grey suit, no tie, Martinez […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport gas station held up early Monday

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BRIDGEPORT — Two men dressed in dark clothing, one of them displaying a handgun, held up the Mobil Service Station at 1360 Noble Avenue early Monday. Police were called to the station at 1:17 a.m., spokesman William Kaempffer said. “They fled on Noble Avenue with some cash,” he said. “There is no indication that anyone […] [Read More]
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Photo courtesy of the Milford Fire Department.

Couple rescued from damaged boat off of Milford

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MILFORD — A man and a woman were rescued by Milford firefighters Monday morning after their sailboat became stuck in the mud off of Fort Trumbull Beach. “We received a call for a boat in distress at 9:30 this morning,” said Capt. Greg Carman, the fire department spokesman. “The 22 to 24 foot sailboat was […] [Read More]
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United Technologies CEO retires

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United Technologies Corp. announced in a news release Monday that Louis R. Chenevert has announced his retirement as chairman and chief executive officer, effective immediately. Gregory J. Hayes, UTC senior vice president and chief financial officer, has been elected president, chief executive officer and a director. Edward A. Kangas, lead independent director, has been elected […] [Read More]
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