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Boyfriend of dead 911 dispatcher arraigned

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BRIDGEPORT – The boyfriend of a 911 dispatcher, who died after being found lying in a pool of blood outside her Monroe condo, was arraigned Tuesday for violating an order to stay away from her. Thomas Fischer, still wearing the pajamas he had on when police arrested him at a Milford motel Monday afternoon, showed […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport motor vehicle stop turns up heroin

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A motor vehicle stop led to three arrests Monday afternoon, according to Bridgeport police. Officer Carlos Vazquez pulled over the vehicle near the corner of East Main and Howe streets. He noticed the odor of marijuana and observed what appeared to be a bag of marijuana inside the vehicle, according to Bill Kaempffer, police spokesman. […] [Read More]
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Mayor Finch ends strike against University of Bridgeport

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BRIDGEPORT — After years of avoiding the University of Bridgeport at all costs, Mayor Bill Finch ended his strike on Tuesday by attending the opening of the Ernest C. Trefz School of Business. “I’m here to support Ernie Trefz,” Finch said, as he was leaving the ribbon-cutting ceremony. “He’s a wonderful person. He’s always stood […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport teen shot, wounded in buttocks

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A Bridgeport man was shot in the buttocks late Monday. Officer Benita Bailey had responded to an unrelated call on Trumbull Avenue when she heard gunshots and observed several vehicles fleeing the area. She went to that location and was flagged down by  an 18-year-old Bridgeport, who stated that he had been shot. The wound […] [Read More]
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Second annual Little Asia Street Festival this Saturday in Bridgeport

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  Bridgeport – The second annual Little Asia Street Festival will be held this Saturday Sept. 13, at the James J. Curiale School Field. The festival will bring together bands, food and activities from the Little Asia District of Bridgeport. Lion dancing, a Vietnamese fashion pageant, English and Filipino karaoke, a Little Asia martial arts […] [Read More]
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Man arrested for violating protective order against dead Monroe woman

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Monroe – A man who was wanted for questioning in the “mysterious” death of a woman found in a pool of blood was arrested Monday after it was found he violated a protective order to stay away from her. Thomas Fischer, 48, was arrested on a warrant charging him with violation of a protective order. Fischer, formerly of Trumbull, was […] [Read More]
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Cab driver charged with sexually assaulting SHU student

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BRIDGEPORT – A cab driver has been charged with sexually assaulting a Sacred Heart University student. Yves Pierre, 45, a driver for the Yellow Cab Co., was charged with third-degree sexual assault and unlawful restraint. He was released after posting $50,000 bond. Police said Pierre is accused of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old female student he […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport Police arrest suspect in 2011 shooting

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Bridgeport – A man was arrested by detectives Monday in connection with a 2011 shooting that killed a 20-year-old man. Tavaris Daniels, 23, was arrested on a warrant charging him with murder, criminal possession of a firearm, carrying a pistol without a permit and illegal discharge of a firearm, according to a press release. Daniels had been […] [Read More]
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