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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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Hanover

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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CT Post file photo/Frank Juliano

Family displaced by Bridgeport house fire

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BRIDGEPORT — Seven people have been given emergency housing and other support after a fire ripped through their Black Rock Avenue home Thursday night. The one alarm fire at 270 Black Rock Avenue was reported at 9:37 p.m.  The 2 1/2 story wood frame dwelling had heavy damage on the first floor, and moderate damage […] [Read More]
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Quantum friction offers idea for data storage

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From a press release: New Haven — Physicists at Yale University have observed a new form of quantum friction that could serve as a basis for robust information storage in quantum computers in the future. The researchers are building upon decades of research, experimentally demonstrating a procedure theorized nearly 30 years ago. The results appear […] [Read More]
The USS Quincy (CA-39) in a photo take in the late 1930s. She was sung during  the Battle of Savo Island in 1942.

‘The Loss of the USS Quincy’ topic at Stratford Library discussion

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From a press release: STRATFORD — The Stratford Library continues “Sunday Afternoon Talks”, its monthly series of informative and entertaining talks featuring prominent local guest speakers, on Sunday, March 8th at 2 pm with Bob Begin who will discuss “The Loss of the USS Quincy”. “Sunday Afternoon Talks” is free and open to the public. […] [Read More]
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