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  1. Widow Gets 4 Years for Burning Million-Dollar Conn. Home for Insurance MoneyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

    A widowed mother of two from Florida has been sentenced to four years in prison for burning down her former million-dollar home in Connecticut for the insurance money. The Connecticut Post reports that 39-year-old Amanda Azevedo pleaded with a state judge in Bridgeport, Connecticut, on April 24 to let her go home and be with her children.

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  2. Hearing on Malloy's $100 billion, 30-year transportation planRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | News Times

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy 's short-term transportation vision came into sharper focus Monday as lawmakers in Hartford considered spending $2.8 billion over the next five years to plan and design rail, bus and highway improvements. The money would be divided among 31 projects, including new train stations in Orange and Bridgeport, widening portions of Interstate 95 between Stamford and Bridgeport and building a rapid bus corridor between Norwalk and Stamford.

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  3. Stratford Firefighters Battle Basement Fire on Plymouth StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... space located in the basement and the cause is still under investigation. The two adult home owners were taken to Bridgeport Hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation, they were both treated and released within a couple of hours. The City of ...

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  4. Appropriations Committee budget won't fund new charter schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    ... two new schools approved by the state Board of Education to open as planned in the fall of 2015. One would be in Bridgeport and one in Stamford. Charter schools get $11,000 per pupil from the state in funding and this year there are 8,177 students ...

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  5. Crews Extinguish Fire At Old Mill In ManchesterRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    Materials appear to have been deliberately set on fire Monday night inside a partially collapsed old mill on the Tolland Turnpike, fire officials said. Firefighters responded to the building at 260 Tolland Turnpike about 5:50 p.m. and found heavy smoke and fire, fire officials said.

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  6. Cops link man to '13 Greenfield Hill burglary spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Fairfield Citizen-News

    A Waterbury man was arrested at state Superior Court in Bridgeport last Friday and charged with three Greenfield Hill burglaries from 2013. Luis Ortiz-Correa , 26, of West Main Street in Waterbury, was charged on three separate warrants with one count of second-degree burglary, two counts of third-degree burglary, one count each of first-degree larceny, third-degree larceny and fifth-degree larceny, two counts of conspiracy to commit third-degree burglary and one count of conspiracy to commit second-degree burglary.

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  7. Committee Restores Education Cuts Proposed by Malloy, But Seeks to Eliminate New ChartersRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    ... was the committee's decision to eliminate funding for two new charter schools - Capital Prep Harbor School in Bridgeport and Stamford Charter School for Excellence - that have been expected to open this fall. "We did not choose to fund new charters ...

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  8. Elizabeth Turcsany Hasak, 75, Of FairfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Fairfield Daily Voice

    Born in Bridgeport, she was a Fairfield resident for most of her life. She was a co-founder and worked as an office manager for many years at the Atlantic Sensor and Control Co.

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  9. Michael G Wojnarski, 58, Of BridgeportRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Fairfield Daily Voice

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. Michael G. Wojnarski, 58, of the Black Rock section of Bridgeport, formerly of Fairfield, died Sunday, April 26. Born and raised in Bridgeport, he resided in Fairfield for many years prior to his more recent move to Black Rock.

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  10. MomentumART CREEPRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2010 | American Reporter

    ... investigators that the plates were taken from another vehicle left there for repairs. CNN reports that a nearby Bridgeport, Conn., used car lot may have owned the car, but that factoid was not confirmed. Since the events described happened after ...

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  11. Ridgefield fire victim dies from injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | News Times

    A 77-year-old woman who was pulled from a condo fire last week died Sunday from her injuries at the Connecticut Burn Center in Bridgeport, according to Fire Marshal Dave Lathrop . Sandra Reyes was severely burned Thursday evening when a fast-moving fire at tore through her unit at Casagamo condominiums.

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  12. Hearing on Malloy's $100 billion transportation planRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    The bill would provide money to design and plan 31 projects, including: Widening I-84 between exits 3 and 8 Widening I-95 between Bridgeport and Stamford Reconfiguring Route 7 and the Route 15 interchange in Norwalk Creating and maintaining urban bikeway, pedestrian connectivity, hiking trails and alternative mobility programs Rehabilitating the Merritt Parkway's West Rock Tunnel and interchange 59 Replacing rail stock, including cafe cars on the New Haven Line Building a rapid bus transit corridor for Route 1 between Norwalk and Stamford; Building a new dock yard on the Danbury branch line Building new train stations in Orange and Bridgeport Replacing the Merritt 7 station in Norwalk Constructing a pedestrian bridge in Stamford on the New Haven Line Implementing a real-time location and bus information system Implementing real-time audio and video system on the New Haven Line HARTFORD ... (more)

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  13. Police: Two Arrested After Shots Fired In NorwalkRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Norwalk Daily Voice

    Derik McCoy, 26, of Norwalk and Jermaine Smalls, 26, of Bridgeport were each charged with criminal possession of a firearm, weapon in a motor vehicle, carrying a pistol without a permit and conspiracy. Each was held on $250,000 bond and will appear in court May 4. Officers responded to a shots fired call in the 30 block of Lexington Avenue at 5:22 p.m. Sunday, police said.

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  14. Cops: Woman on drugs passed out in car with kids in back seatRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Fairfield Citizen-News

    ... es was notified. Demace was released on $400 bond and she is scheduled to appear May 5 at state Superior Court in Bridgeport.

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  15. Police: Second arrest made in Bridgeport murderRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | News12.com

    A second suspect is in police custody in connection to the murder of a store owner in Bridgeport earlier this month.

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  16. UPDATE 1-Ex-controller of Connecticut hedge fund gets 4 years prisonRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Reuters

    A former controller of Contrarian Capital Management LLC has been sentenced to four years in prison after he embezzled $9.2 million from the Greenwich, Connecticut hedge fund, federal prosecutors said on Monday. Lawrence Herzing, 45, of Greenwich, was sentenced on Friday by U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Alker Meyer in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

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  17. Milford Lawmaker Pam Staneski: Wants Your Opinion on More Casinos in CTRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... additional gaming. One of the possible locations for a new gaming facility being discussed is in the city of Bridgeport. Please let me know your thoughts!" Please call or email my office with your comments or concerns at 1.800.842.1423 or ...

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  18. Wanted teen arrested for murder of Bridgeport store ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WTNH

    Police say 18-year-old Treizy Lopez was located at a home on East Avenue in West Haven Monday morning by members of the U.S. Marshal Violent Fugitive Task Force, as well as local and state police.

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  19. 2015-04-27 Derik McCoy Jermaine Smalls Norwalk Shots FiredRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WTNH

    Norwalk Police say 26 year old Derik McCoy of Norwalk and 26 year old Jermaine Smalls of Bridgeport are each charged with criminal possession of a firearm, weapon in a motor vehicle, carrying a pistol without a permit, and conspiracy. According to police the incident happened at 5:22 p.m. Sunday on Lexington Avenue.

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  20. Second Arrest In Bridgeport Store Owner's Fatal ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    Members of the U.S. Marshals Violent Crimes Fugitive Task Force, plus local and state police, arrested Treizy Lopez, 18, in West Haven, Bridgeport police spokesman William Kaempffer said. Lopez was charged with felony murder in the April 11 fatal shooting of Jose Salgado, 57, at his grocery store on Lexington Avenue.

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