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Bridgeport man charged with robbery in Lord & Taylor theft

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A Bridgeport man with a long criminal history was charged with robbery when he began fighting with Lord & Taylor security after stealing sunglasses from the store on Saturday. Paul Centeno, 44, of 1645 Barnum Ave., was charged with third-degree burglary and sixth-degree larceny. He was arraigned on the charges at the Stamford courthouse Monday […] [Read More]
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Report of fire evacuates Metro-North train

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CLICK HERE for an updated report.  A New York City-bound Metro-North train was evacuated early Tuesday morning after a report of a fire on the train. The passengers were safely evacuated from the train near the Fairfield Metro station after there were reports of sparks and smoke aboard the train. Fairfield firefighters and police units […] [Read More]
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Milford police: Man grabbed boy’s bottom

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A 28-year-old Bridgeport man has been arrested by Milford police on charges that he inappropriately touched a juvenile at the Milford YMCA. Kevin Lipscomb, of Taft Street in Bridgeport, was charged with fourth degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor. On Friday, police received a complaint from the YMCA administration regarding a […] [Read More]
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Ansonia stops payment for fireworks show

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Ansonia’s 125th anniversary celebration featured a vintage-style baseball game, musical performances, food and historical photos. The day was supposed to end with a bang — fireworks were to be shot off from the Little League field. Instead, that bang was more like a fizzle. According to the Valley Independent Sentinel, the fireworks show at the […] [Read More]
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Connecticut unfriendly to small business?

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Connecticut, but especially Bridgeport, has an unfriendly business climate, according to a new Small Business Friendliness Survey released by Thumbtack and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. The survey drew responses from 38 states and more than 12,000 small business owners, and also gave Bridgeport an F overall for small business friendliness. A fuller explanation of […] [Read More]
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Cop attacked outside club

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BRIDGEPORT – A city police officer was injured while trying to break up a fight outside the Cape Verdean Club Sunday night. Officer Adam Rozum was grabbed in a headlock by a suspect who punched him in the face and threw the officer to the ground, police said. The officer was taken to St. Vincent’s […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport woman charged with embezzlement

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BRIDGEPORT – A city woman is charged with stealing more than $50,000 from a local kitchen remodeling company. April Trowell, 24, was charged Monday with first-degree larceny and first-degree computer crimes. She was being held in lieu of $75,000 bond. Trowell was an employee at Hope Kitchen, a kitchen remodeling company located in Bridgeport, Stamford […] [Read More]
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Felon faces 54 years for selling guns, drugs

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BRIDGEPORT – A city man with an extensive criminal record is facing up to 54 years in prison after being found guilty of selling guns and drugs in the city. A Superior Court jury deliberated for about a day before finding Tyriece Fuller guilty of sale of narcotics, sale of narcotics within 1,500 feet of […] [Read More]
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