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Bridgeport suspect found in trash bin

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BRIDGEPORT – A 47-year-old man faces weapons charges after police found him hiding in a large trash bin on East Main Street. Sgt. Jason Amato received information at 4:30 p.m. Saturday about a man in the area of East Main and Arctic streets displaying a handgun. He also received detailed information about the clothing the suspect […] [Read More]
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You can tell it to Derby Mayor Anita Dugatto

Tell it to the Derby Mayor

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DERBY-If you got a problem, concern or criticism you can tell it to the mayor. Mayor Anita Dugatto will be conducting open door sessions every Thursday beginning July 24 at 7 p.m. in the Joan Williamson Aldermanic Chambers. The following session will begin at 5 p.m. and end at 7 p.m. “I want to provide […] [Read More]
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Second man arrested in Shelton hotel robbery

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UPDATED 7:20 AM SHELTON — Anthony Santiago, 20, of Bridgeport has been arrested on a warrant charging him with first degree robbery and sixth degree larceny. The arrest announced Tuesday morning is the second in connection with the June 26 armed holdup of the Residence Inn. A third arrest is expected in the case, said […] [Read More]
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Man attacked by roaming canine

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A motorist who stopped to remove a large turtle from a Hamden street was attacked by a roving canine, police said Monday. The 54-year-old Hamden man suffered severe bite wounds to his leg and arm in the July 15 attack, which occurred on Evergreen Avenue near Whitney Avenue. He was taken by ambulance to Yale-New […] [Read More]
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Shoreline cleanup funds awarded

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HARTFORD – The state is receiving a $752,822 federal grant to remove debris from the state’s shoreline left behind by Storm Sandy. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Marine Debris Program is awarding the money.  The funds were made available to states impacted by debris from the October 2012 Storm Sandy. Areas to be cleaned […] [Read More]
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Woman crashes into parked Milford cop car

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MILFORD — An East Haven woman attracted the attention of a city police officer on patrol early Saturday, when she slammed into his parked cruiser downtown. Tiarani Zaparta, 23, of Laurel Street in East Haven, was charged with driving under the influence, failure to drive on the right and driving withouit insurance. The incident happened […] [Read More]
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Truck pulled from under Stratford bridge

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A rented box truck became wedged under a railroad trestle on Frog Pond Lane in Stratford at about 11 a.m. Monday. The site is near busy East Main Street in an industrial area. It is behind the shopping plaza anchored by Wal Mart. The clearance of the bridge is marked at 11 feet and 1 […] [Read More]
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Former Ducks player Jose Offerman, right, and his attorney, Frank Riccio, Jr, arrive at the federal courthouse in Bridgeport last week.

Baseball bat attack trial resumes today

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BRIDGEPORT — Testimony resumes this morning in a $4.8 million civil suit brought against former Red Sox infielder Jose Offerman and the Long Island Ducks by former Bridgeport Bluefish catcher Johnathan Nathans. Nathans claims he was struck in the head by Offerman’s bat while trying to stop the enraged batter from charging the mound. The catcher […] [Read More]
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