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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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Fairfield man pleads guilty to having child porn

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BRIDGEPORT – A Fairfield man is facing five years in prison after pleading guilty Tuesday to being in possession of thousands of images of child pornography. David Dembosky, 37, of Hunyadi Avenue, pleaded guilty before Superior Court Judge Robert Devlin to first-degree possession of child pornography. “The defendant had a massive quantity of child pornography […] [Read More]
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Accused killer returns from Miami

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BRIDGEPORT – A man accused of killing a good Samaritan who police said was fatally stabbed while breaking up a fight two years ago, was brought back from Miami Tuesday. Mario Chavez, 53, of Washington Avenue, was extradited from Florida and charged with murder in connection with the May 27, 2012 death of 23-year-old Francisco […] [Read More]
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Michael Agyei, 11, on right, listens as his father, Jonathan, explains his progress since he was injured in a Dec. 4 hit and run crash that killed his mother.

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Family of hit-and-run victim appeals for ‘closure’

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BRIDGEPORT — Michael Agyei, 11, knows what he’d like for Christmas — the same thing his dad and his older brother and sister want — information to police trying to solve his mother’s hit-and-run death. Michael will be wearing an eye patch for another six weeks and suffered some spinal pain in the crash that […] [Read More]
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Dennis Salmond. Contributed photo.

Drug dealer sentenced to 50 years for murder

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BRIDGEPORT – A former Harding High School basketball standout turned drug dealer was sentenced Tuesday to 50 years in prison for killing a rival drug dealer. Dennis Salmond, 34,  was sentenced by Superior Court Judge John Blawie after earlier being found guilty of murder for fatally shooting Kiaunte Ware, 32, in 2013. During the emotionally-charged […] [Read More]
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Cops: Man stabbed a Milford restaurant employee

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MILFORD — A Second Avenue man is being held on a $500,000 bond after he allegedly stabbed an employee of the Redwood Restaurant on Naugatuck Avenue late Monday night. Police said Daniel Woodhouse, 27, got into a fight with the employee and stabbed the victim twice in the back, causing minor injuries. Woodhouse had been […] [Read More]
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Two injured in overnight Monroe house fire

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MONROE – Two people are being treated for non-life-threatening burns and smoke inhalation following a fire overnight on Old Zoar Road. The two occupants escaped to a neighbor’s home when the fire broke out at 1:20 a.m., said Kevin Catalano, spokesman for the Monroe Fire Department. The two were brought to Bridgeport Hospital by Monroe EMS, […] [Read More]
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Court rules Stratford must hire cop back

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HARTFORD – The town of Stratford must rehire a police officer who was fired in 2010 for lying about a medical condition that led to him crashing his police car. The state Supreme Court Monday, in a three to two decision,  overturned an Appellate Court ruling and upheld a decision by a trial court judge […] [Read More]
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