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Corrections officer questioned in fatal crash

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BRIDGEPORT – A female corrections officer has been questioned in connection with the Dec. 4 hit-and-run crash that killed a local woman and injured her son on Boston Avenue, according to police and corrections sources. The corrections officer, whose name was not being immediately released, is the owner of the white BMW X3 sport utility […] [Read More]
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Alleged high school sex assailant found incompetent

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BRIDGEPORT – A mentally disabled student, accused of sexually assaulting another mentally disabled student in a bathroom at Harding High School while half a dozen other students cheered them on, was found mentally incompetent to stand trial in the case Wednesday. During a hearing state psychiatric professionals testified 20-year-old Patrick Nolan has Down Syndrome and […] [Read More]
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Sources: Bridgeport Police questioning corrections officer in fatal crash

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Update 5pm by Dan Tepfer: BRIDGEPORT – A female corrections officer has been questioned in connection with the Dec. 4 hit-and-run crash that killed a local woman and injured her son on Boston Avenue, according to police and corrections sources. The corrections officer, whose name was not being immediately released, is the owner of the […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport firefighters set Christmas tree on fire to teach safety

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Bridgeport’s public safety departments offered their annual tips for having safe holiday on Wednesday afternoon, capped by a demonstration of how quickly a live Christmas tree can burn. Without frequent watering, with frayed lighting cords or overloaded electrical outlets, live trees can ignite, and if they do, it can take less than a minute for […] [Read More]
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Trumbull police recover stolen mail, packages

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TRUMBULL — Police have recovered mail and parcels from several locations around town that they believe were stolen from residents’ porches and mailboxes. Shelton police arrested two New Haven men on Tuesday they believe had committed a rash of similar thefts there. Trumbull detectives are investigating whether the incidents in the two communities are related, […] [Read More]
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Overnight house fire reported in Bridgeport

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BRIDGEPORT — Firefighters battled a blaze early Wednesday morning in a home on Clinton Avenue, officials said. There were no reported injuries. For a time the eastbound lane of North Avenue near the fire scene was blocked off because of hoses across the road; it has reopened now. We’ll update this story as more information […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport woman arrested in Stamford burglary

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A Bridgeport woman currently facing burglary charges in four other towns around the state, was arrested for burglarizing a home on Culloden Road in Stamford where about $25,000 worth of items were stolen about 17 months ago. Jennifer “Jenny” Morales, 44, of  Artic St., Bridgeport, was charged Friday with first-degree larceny and third-degree burglary and […] [Read More]
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Cops: Duo stole packages from Shelton porches

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  SHELTON – Police nabbed a duo Tuesday accused of stealing packages off of residents porches. Alejandro Guzman, 42, and Jose Santini, 35, both of New Haven, were arrested by Shelton police after cops found several packages with Shelton addresses in their pickup truck, according to a press release. Police initially received a larceny complaint from […] [Read More]
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