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Judge orders cab driver to stay away from sex assault victim

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BRIDGEPORT – A judge ordered a cab driver, charged with sexually assaulting a Sacred Heart University student, to stay away from the student. Superior Court Judge Robin Pavia Monday imposed a protective order on Yves Pierre, 45, ordering him to stay away from the 18-year-old female student. She continued the case to Oct. 31. Assistant […] [Read More]
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Trumbull man charged with child sex assaults

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TRUMBULL – A local man, accused of sexually assaulting three young girls here, was ordered held in lieu of $200,000 bond. Javier Valdovinos, 55, of White Plains Road, was charged Monday with two counts of first-degree sexual assault, two counts of risk of injury to a minor and one count of fourth-degree sexual assault. Police […] [Read More]
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Little Tucker Blake  joins his 2-year-old sister, Caroline, and his big brother, Carter, 4.

Tucker joins Milford’s 1st family

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MILFORD — Mayor Benjamin Blake and his wife Sandy have announced that their third child, and the second one born while he’s been in the mayor’s seat, arrived Sept. 15 at Milford Hospital. Little Tucker Blake was 9 pounds, 2 ounces and 21 1/2 inches, the mayor said. He joins his 2-year-old sister, Caroline, and […] [Read More]
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Cops: Bridgeport man attacked with a can opener

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BRIDGEPORT — A city man told police that he was attacked with what he thought was a can opener after being confronted by a group of youths Sunday night. The victim was walking in the area of East Main and Livingston streets at 10:40 p.m. when one of the teens made a comment about his […] [Read More]
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Adonis Duharte, was charged with first-degree robbery, carjacking, and other offenses. Photo courtesy of Bridgeport police.

New iPhone 6 taken in Bridgeport carjacking

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BRIDGEPORT — A 30 year old man was ordered out of his car at gunpoint early Sunday morning on Grant Street, police said, and the robber drove off after searching the center console and glove compartment, police said. Among the victim’s possessions taken were his brand new iPhone 6, police spokesman William Kaempffer said. The […] [Read More]
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Lewis Scott, of Bridgeport.
Scott was charged with second-degree assault and held on $15,000 bond. Photo courtesy of Bridgeport police.

Bridgeport police: Suspect assaulted man with a board

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BRIDGEPORT — A 25-year-old man was struck in the head with a wooden board early Monday in a suspected robbery attempt. The victim told police that he was walking to his apartment from the train station when a man struck him from behind with the board, police spokesman William Kaempffer said. The victim, 25, grabbed […] [Read More]
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Altered lottery tickets sold in Bridgeport, Norwalk

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Scratch-off lottery tickets, altered to appear to be winning tickets worth up to $20,000 have been sold in the area for 10 percent or less of their purported value, officials said. The tickets, sold in Bridgeport and Norwalk, in fact have no value at all, said Commissioner William M. Rubenstein of the state Department of Consumer […] [Read More]
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Milford police: Man spit on woman over parking spot

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MILFORD — A Seymour man was arrested Friday on a warrant for allegedly spitting on a woman and her car during an argument in August. Jason Pullo, 36, of Paramount Drive in Seymour had gotten into an argument with the victim over a space in a West Main Street parking lot on Aug. 16, said […] [Read More]
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