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1 hr ago | The Hartford Courant
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
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.
8 hrs ago | Reuters
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.
12 hrs ago | News Times
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.
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.
We're off to a Shelton Italian restaurant that readers, and some of my neighbors, have been urging us to visit.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
At the Aeronautic Society's first exhibition at Morris Park, Whitehead's work was represented.
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.
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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