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Roderick Lewis, 25, suspect in a West Haven home invasion. (Photo from WHPD)

Homeowner captures armed invader

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Residents of a West Haven home overpowered two men — one armed with a semi-automatic pistol –and held one of the  suspects until police arrived. Sgt. David Tammaro, the police spokesman, said one man was disarmed and subdued and the other suspect fled on foot despite  being stabbed with a steak knife in the head […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Mailbox explosion rocks Bridgeport neighborhood

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UPDATED 12:20 p.m. Tuesday U.S. Postal Inspectors were accompanied by city police detectives as they canvassed the neighborhood on Tuesday morning. The type of device used to blow up the mailbox hadn’t yet been identified, officials said. BRIDGEPORT — A large explosion obliterated a U.S. mailbox on Savoy Street near Madison Avenue Monday night. Police, […] [Read More]
Categories: General
Former East Haven Police Officer Jason Zullo

East Haven cop gets 2 years in minority harassment case

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HARTFORD-A former East Haven police officer convicted of obstructing justice in a federal investigation involving the treatment of minorities in that city was sentenced to two years in prison. U.S. District Judge Alvin W. Thompson imposed the term Monday on Jason Zullo, 35. The judge also ordered Zullo to spend the year after his release […] [Read More]
Richard Doyle

Taft School Theater Teacher

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HARTFORD-A popular theater teacher who worked at the exclusive Taft School in Watertown pleaded guilty Monday in federal court to receipt and distribution of child pornography. Richard Doyle, 64, of Litchfield, now faces anywhere from five to 20 years in prison when he is sentenced March 10 by U.S. District Judge Vanessa L. Bryant. “This […] [Read More]
Public Affairs Manager Fran Mayko, left,  presented Shelton Police Chief Joel Hurliman. center with a Silver Award. Attending the event were Officer Mark Siglinger (second, left) and Sgt. Pete Zaksewicz, (right), who are two certified AAA Driving Improvement Program Instructors.

Shelton Police get AAA award for traffic safety

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Categories: Cops, General, Police, Shelton, Town

Police looking for a pickup

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BRIDGEPORT – Police are seeking a white pickup truck that struck a female pedestrian Sunday night and then took off. Tangela Samas, 47, of Bishop Avenue, was walking along the edge of the sidewalk on Stratford Avenue near the intersection with East Main Street about 9:30 p.m., when police said she was struck. They said […] [Read More]
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Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti presents the key to the city to Ansonia High School football coach Tom Brockett, left, and star running back Arkeel Newsome, right, at City Hall in Ansonia, Conn. on Monday, Dec. 16, 2013.

Arkeel Newsome, Tom Brockett get keys to Ansonia

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ANSONIA — Usually he’s seen zigging and zagging leaving defenders clutching for air and then looking for their shoes. Monday afternoon may have been one of the few days in the past four months that Arkeel Newsome stood still for any length of time. But that took place in City Hall not on a football […] [Read More]
Categories: Ansonia, General, Sports, Town

Southwestern Connecticut’s holiday houses

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With the holiday season always comes great light shows and displays.  All over the world festive homeowners and renters deck out their houses in classic white lights or more spirited colored lights. Over the years certain houses have grown to fame, such as a house in Milford that is now known as, “That House.” Other […] [Read More]
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