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Drugs, weapons seized in Bridgeport sweep

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BRIDGEPORT — A man being held at the Bridgeport Correctional Center on drug and weapons charges was arrested at the facility this morning on additional charges. Michael A. Young, 43, of Sunshine Circle, will be arraigned Wednesday morning in Bridgeport Superior Court on the additional charges of operating a drug factory, possession of narcotics with […] [Read More]
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Bank robbery suspect Dennis Wilson. Photo courtesy of Ansonia police.

Arrest made in 2009 Ansonia bank robbery

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ANSONIA — DNA and other forensic evidence has led to the arrest of a suspect in the March 4, 2009 holdup of the Naugatuck Valley Savings Bank here, police said Tuesday. Dennis Wilson, 42, of Waterbury was taken into custody by Ansonia detectives at the Otisville Federal Prison in New York, Lt. Andrew Cota said. […] [Read More]
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Derby Middle School closed due to bomb threat

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UPDATE 9:20 AM Derby Middle School will be swept by explosive-sniffing dogs ‘as a precaution,” the Valley Independent Sentinel reports. The threat was that a bomb and a gun would be brought into the school, the Valley Indy reports. Read the full story here. UPDATE 9:05 AM The closing of Derby Middle School today is […] [Read More]
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Daniel Kinney. Photo courtesy of Bridgeport police.

Police: man got a kick out of panhandler

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BRIDGEPORT – Some panhandlers just can’t take no for an answer. Police said when a local man refused to give change to a homeless Daniel Kinney, the 57-year-old Kinney kicked the victim in the groin. As the victim lay on the ground holding his privates he gasped, “This is why you’re not getting any change,” […] [Read More]
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Shelton police nab suspected burglars

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SHELTON – Police have arrested two men in connection with a home break in. Danny Spaulding, 32, of West Haven, and 24 year old Patrick Re, of Stratford,  were charged with third-degree larceny, conspiracy to commit third-degree larceny, third-degree burglary  and conspiracy to commit third-degree burglary. Both were held in lieu of $25,000 bond. Police […] [Read More]
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Lawyers serving homeless

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BRIDGEPORT – Members of the Greater Bridgeport Bar Association, an association of 630 local attorneys, will purchase and prepare food at Thomas Merton Center located on Madison Avenue ,  on Tuesday. Under the direction of  Kathleen Dunn, Chair of the Community Outreach Community, the GBBA has been preparing a delicious pasta and meatball lunches for […] [Read More]
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91-year-old woman mauled by a dog

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STRATFORD – A 91-year-old woman is in critical condition after being mauled by a dog. Stella Antanantis was taken to Bridgeport Hospital after the dog, a keeshound mix,  attacked her in her home on Judith Terrace, police said. Police said when they arrived at the scene Antanantis was covered in blood. Police said the woman […] [Read More]
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Two men shot in Bridgeport early Monday

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BRIDGEPORT — Two men suffered non-life-threatening gunshot wounds early Monday morning near the Charles F. Greene Homes, a public housing complex on Highland Avenue. An officer on an unrelated call heard a number of gunshots at 1:42 a.m. and responding officers found shell casings and other evidence nearby, said William Kaempffer, the police department spokesman. […] [Read More]
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