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1 dead in Bridgeport crash

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A woman was killed in a horrific motor vehicle accident in downtown Bridgeport Saturday afternoon. Another person was taken away on a stretcher and placed in an ambulance. The crash happened shortly after 1 p.m. at the intersection of State Street and Lafayette Boulevard, near the federal courthouse. It involved two vehicles. Augusto Rodriquez, of […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport police collecting food today

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Bridgeport police officers will be stationed today until 2 p.m. at the Stop and Shop on North Main Street and at the Food Bazaar on Sylvan Avenue collecting food items to help the needy this Thanksgiving. They are on the homestretch of our annual collection. They will mobilize with AMR on Tuesday to get everything […] [Read More]
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3 injured as car plows into club

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Updated: 10:33 AM A city man faces motor vehicle charges after crashing his car into a nightclub late Friday. The vehicle crashed through the wall of Expressions Night Club on Boston Avenue and came to rest near the bar. The vehicle was traveling on Central Avenue, crossed Boston Avenue and crashed into the building. The […] [Read More]
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Norwalk dredging project nears completion

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We recently received this note from the Norwalk Harbor Management Commission: NORWALK, CT – The multi-phase Norwalk Harbor dredging project by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is nearing completion. The ongoing $3 million project which began on October 23, 2013 continues the work of previous phases, which were successfully completed in 2006 and 2009, […] [Read More]

Man hit with multiple drug charges

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A city man is looking at multiple felony charges after police pulled him over and noticed his car smelled strongly of marijuana. Police have stepped up their presence around North Avenue and Main Street after last weekend’s deadly shooting at a nearby fish and chips restaurant. It was those officers who saw 25-year-old Ricardo Montas driving […] [Read More]
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Pit bull puppy found in Fairfield

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Fairfield police have found a puppy and now they’re looking for the owner. Police say the dog was found wandering about on Orchard Hill Lane in town. They say the dog is friendly and full of energy. If he’s yours, give them a call at (203) 254-4800. [Read More]
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Virginia fugitive captured in Fairfield County

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A woman on the run from drug charges in Virginia was arrested Friday morning at her friend’s apartment in Bridgeport. The U.S. Marshals Service tracked 53-year-old Pamela Riddick to an address on Park Avenue. She answered the door when detectives showed up around 7:40 a.m. Police in Portsmouth, Va. had contact detectives in Bridgeport asking […] [Read More]
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Former banker admits taking bribes

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BRIDGEPORT-An assistant vice president of U.S. Bank in Ohio pleaded guilty Friday to accepting a bribe for outsourcing work to a collection agency. Wilbur Tate III, 49, of Dacula, Ga. entered his guilty plea during proceedings before U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill to a charge of conspiring to commit bank bribery. He faces a […] [Read More]
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