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Senior Citizen robbed by fake water company worker in Bridgeport

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Bridgeport – A senior citizen was robbed after he was tricked by a man who claimed to be from the water company and gained entry into his home. At about 4 p.m. a male approached an Ezra Street house posing as an employee of the Water Authority. After he gained entry into the home he […] [Read More]
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Self Serve Checkouts

Police: Bridgeport man didn’t pay for items in self-checkout lane at Milford Lowes

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A Bridgeport man was arrested by Milford Police Thursday after an investigation found he did not pay for items worth hundreds of dollars while going through a self-checkout lane at a local Lowe’s. Avelino Ribeiro, 33, of Burnsford Avenue in Bridgeport was arrested on warrant and charged with larceny in the fifth degree. Police received […] [Read More]
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Missing boy found; mom freed from prison

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BRIDGEPORT – The subject of a nationwide search, 14-year-old Storm Sorrentino turned up Friday afternoon- sitting on a stone wall in Fairfield. For three days his mother, Kathyrn Sorrentino has been in prison because a judge did not believe she didn’t know where the boy was – and now she is suddenly free. “I don’t […] [Read More]
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DeJesus – dedicated servant or tax scofflaw? – endorsed

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Richard DeJesus is officially Bridgeport Democrats’ endorsed candidate for the 23rd Senate District. A special panel of the state Democratic Party on Friday notified DeJesus and challenger Ed Gomes that it had rejected the latter campaign’s allegations the local endorsement convention was clouded by a conflict-of-interest. Specifically Gomes and his supporters alleged that attorney Edwin […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport felon challenges cops, is found with gun, police say

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Stamford police say a Bridgeport felon with a long criminal history and list of aliases may have been trying to commit suicide by cop Thursday night after being surprised by police in an East Side parking lot while in possession of a semiautomatic pistol. While being confronted by about 14 officers, many with service weapons […] [Read More]
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Candidate files suit to get on ballot

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BRIDGEPORT – A city resident has filed a lawsuit seeking to force his way back on the ballot as the Republican candidate in the special election for the 23rd state senate district. Quentin Dreher is seeking an injunction to allow him to run for the seat vacated when State Sen. Andres Ayala opted to become […] [Read More]
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Judge blasts elderly Milford sex offender

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BRIDGEPORT – Having previously pleaded guilty to risk of injury to a minor, a 72-year-old Milford man hobbled into court Friday morning to await sentencing- unaware of the storm that awaited him. Taking a seat beside his lawyer, Samuel Andreucci cupped his right hand to his ear as he told Superior Court Judge Robert Devlin: […] [Read More]
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Derby HS principal down to 2 candidates

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DERBY- A search committee will be sending two candidates for the recently vacated high school principal position to the Board of Education for selection. “The Board will conduct a special meeting to interview the two finalists during a special meeting on January 27,” Superintendent of Schools Matthew Conway said Thursday night. Conway said the interviews […] [Read More]