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Sen. Murphy blasts registrar of voters for problems

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WASHINGTON-U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy urged the state’s General Assembly and Gov. Dannel Malloy to overhaul the registrars of voters’ following repeated problems during rec3ent elections. “I believe the Governor and the state legislature must undertake an effort in the 2015 session to structurally and comprehensively reform our system of election,” Murphy demanded Thursday. “It could […] [Read More]

Senate confirms New Haven’s corporation counsel as Fed Judge

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NEW HAVEN-The city’s corporation counsel who spent nearly 11 years working for the American Civil Liberties union and the NAACP has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the state’s newest federal judge. The U.S. Senate confirmed Victor Bolden by a 49-46 vote mostly along party lines Thursday as the state’s 13 U.S. District judge. […] [Read More]

Bridgeport mom arrested after son’s court appearance

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BRIDGEPORT – She’s a mother only an accused wheelman could love. Ten minutes after she was appointed Thursday by a judge as guardian for her teenaged son, who was allegedly the getaway driver in last August’s gang –related fatal shooting on a downtown street, Toyo Diaz walked out of the Main Street courtroom and into […] [Read More]
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Lawyers give back to community

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BRIDGEPORT – Members of the Greater Bridgeport Bar Association held a Horn of Plenty food drive and collected 22 bags and 54 boxes of food for the Bridgeport Rescue Mission. In addition, Nancy Ganassini, executive director, presented a check in the amount of $760 to Terry Wilcox, executive director of the mission, to purchase much […] [Read More]
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Jayson Karczmarczyk. Photo courtesy of Shelton police.

Shelton man charged in violent assault

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SHELTON — Police responding to a domestic dispute Wednesday night arrested a man who’d displayed a gun and barricaded himself inside for an hour. A woman was kicked several times in the head and an officer attempting to arrest the suspect injured his hand, said Lt. Robert Kozlowsky, the department spokesman. Officers responding to a 911 […] [Read More]
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Elderly couple pulled from burning Bridgeport house

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BRIDGEPORT — A 93 year-old woman and an 87 year-old man were rescued by firefighters from the second floor of their burning Bennett Street home on Wednesday night. Assistant Chief Christopher Martin said the couple was removed from the house while the fire raged all around. They were transported to Bridgeport Hospital’s emergency department and […] [Read More]
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Arrest made in Derby Middle School bomb threat

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Derby – A 13-year-old eighth grader has been arrested in connection with a bomb threat on Tuesday that caused Derby Middle School to be closed. Police say the female student was charged with one count of first degree threatening and beach of peace. She is scheduled to appear at the Superior Court for Juvenile Matters […] [Read More]
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Trumbull to vote on whether to allow seminaries

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UPDATE 8:28 p.m. The Trumbull Planning and Zoning Commission on Wednesday night approved a text change to allow seminaries in residential zones, pending a special permit. Original Post Bishop Frank Caggiano may be getting roommates. The Trumbull Planning and Zoning Commission is set to vote on whether to allow seminaries in residential zones. That would […] [Read More]
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