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Bridgeport, Connecticut is located in Fairfield County. Zip codes in Bridgeport, CT include 06673, 06604, and 06605. The median home price in Bridgeport is $136,500 which is roughly $108/per square foot. More Bridgeport information.

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1 hr ago | The Hartford Courant

Attorney Tells Justices: Other Portrayal Of Peeler Could Have Made Difference Between Life And Death

And that portrayal of Peeler as a loving, caring father, recounted by his children's teachers and school counselors, might have persuaded jurors to spare Peeler's life, Senior Assistant Public Defender Mark Rademacher said Thursday during Peeler's death penalty appeal arguments before the state Supreme Court.

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4 hrs ago | Fairfield Citizen-News

Woman charged with trying to cash $4K fake check

Leighann N. Fogarty , 24, of Laurel Avenue, Bridgeport, tried to cash a fraudulent $4,000 check at the People's United Bank branch at Super Stop & Shop , 760 Villa Ave., last week, police said.

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8 hrs ago | Reuters

Top Connecticut court to hear death penalty appeal in rare summer session

Attorneys for a Bridgeport, Connecticut, drug lord sentenced to die for ordering the 1999 murders of a mother and her 8-year-old son are scheduled to appeal his sentence before the state Supreme Court Thursday during a special summer session.

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12 hrs ago | News Times

Woman accused of torching mother's home

A Brookfield woman, accused of setting her mother's Stratford home on fire, went berserk in the courtroom Wednesday threatening vengeance against one of the prosecutor's witnesses and vowing she would be free after the judge ordered her held in lieu of $1 million bond.

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17 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

Finch's smart investments

Every day, I drive or walk around Park City neighborhoods. Like most people, I'm proud of what's happening in Bridgeport.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Connecticut Post

Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor, reacting to revelations about the criminal pasts and fake backgrounds of some staffers at the private Family Urban Schools of Excellence, threw his support behind Bridgeport school officials' plans to sever their relationship with the charter school manager.

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Connecticut Post

La Scogliera: An old friend is found again

We're off to a Shelton Italian restaurant that readers, and some of my neighbors, have been urging us to visit.

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The Hartford Courant

Man Stabbed After Being Asked For Cigarette, Money In Bridgeport

A local man was stabbed Tuesday night near Harral Avenue and James Street after being asked for a cigarette and money and answering no, police said.

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The Hartford Courant

Bridgeport Nursing Assistant Charged With Touching Patient Inappropriately

A man who worked as a certified nursing assistant at Saint Vincent's Medical Center has been charged with fourth-degree sexual assault for allegedly touching a patient inappropriately while he slept, police said.

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Connecticut Post

Bridgeport arts community unites for annual festival

Ruben Marroquin will present is interactive loom-weaving demonstration at the Bridgeport Arts Fest on Saturday, July 12. Photo: Contributed Photo McLevy Green, Bank Street, Bridgeport.

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The Fairfield Daily Voice

Southport Post Office Wins Fight To Keep Delivery Services

FAIRFIELD, Conn. It didn't take long for Southport residents to persuade the U.S. Postal Service not to move their local mail carriers to the Commerce Drive center on the Bridgeport border.

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Connecticut Post

Thieves steal food from rescue mission

Linda Casey, director of development & strategy planning for the Bridgeport Rescue Mission, holds a ten pound bag of frozen ground beef, the only bag left of a box of four, after three straight nights of burglaries at the mission's donation center at 1069 Connecticut Avenue in Bridgeport, Conn.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

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Ryan Montbleau Details Gathering Of The Vibes Band

Singer-songwriter Ryan Montbleau will make his tenth appearance at Gathering Of The Vibes on July 31. This time around he'll be joined by an impressive backing band for his Vibes set in Bridgeport, CT.

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Connecticut Post

Gun violence work deserves continued effort

The issue: Gun violence in Bridgeport over the Fourth of July weekend claimed two lives and wounded four in three incidents that occurred within hours of each other, two on the city's East Side and one in the North End.

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News Times

Steel Pulse comes to Bridgeport's

Fans of Bob Marley will want to check out this storied reggae ensemble from the other side of the pond.

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Scientific American

Debunks Claim Gustave Whitehead Was "First in Flight"

At the Aeronautic Society's first exhibition at Morris Park, Whitehead's work was represented.

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The Fairfield Daily Voice

Woman Who Tried To Cash $4,000 Check Faces Forgery Charge In Fairfield

A Bridgeport woman was arrested Thursday evening while trying to cash a forged $4,000 check at the Stop & Shop on Villa Avenue in Fairfield, police said.

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Insurance Journal West

Connecticut Attorney Facing Sentencing for $1.7M Insurance Fraud

Joseph Haddad of Orange, Conn., is scheduled to be sentenced on Thursday, July 10, in federal court in Bridgeport, Conn.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Connecticut Post

Fabrizi raises cash for mayoral

A month into "exploring" a return to the mayor's office, John Fabrizi has raised enough money to commission a summer poll to gauge if he has a shot at a comeback in 2015.

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The Norwalk Daily Voice

Police: Bridgeport Man Arrested Breaking Into Norwalk Home

A Bridgeport man was arrested Friday after police said he broke into a home and got into a fight with the residents.

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