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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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Stratford pastor confesses to fall from grace

Stratford pastor Robert Genevicz, left, appears in court with Attorney Fred Paoletti, Jr. in Bridgeport, Conn.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Darien News-Review

Musings & Observations / Barry Halpin

The past few weeks have been filled with lots of special moments -- what I like to call out-bloody-standing moments -- with family, friends and people I meet along the way; delightful, unexpected and magical moments.

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News12.com

Ex-Dunbar School teacher's assistant discusses scandal over criminal past

A former teacher's assistant from Dunbar School in Bridgeport spoke to News 12 Connecticut today for the first time since a controversy sparked this week over his criminal past.

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Westport Now

Setting Up

Abbey Tent Rental workers Jack Hand, 19, a University of Delaware sophomore and resident of Fairfield, and Elijah Bridges, 20, of Bridgeport, set up display tables today on Jesup Green for the Westport Library annual summer book sale beginning Saturday.

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The Wilton Daily Voice

Cocaine Trafficking in Fairfield County Brings 18 Months

A 53-year-old New York man was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for trafficking cocaine into Fairfield County, the U.S. attorney for Connecticut announced in a statement.

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Times Herald-Record

15 years for stabbing a man to death: 'Julian, your sentence is a crime in itself'

Julian Hilliard pleaded guilty June 3 in Orange County Court to first-degree manslaughter, the top count he faced in the death of Lominy, 33, of Bridgeport, Conn.

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Connecticut Post

GOP race for lieutenant governor turns nasty

The matchup of Tom Foley , John McKinney and Mark Boughton was supposed to be a scintillating dogfight.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Connecticut Post

A Bridgeport police detective has been cleared of any criminal wrongdoing in the fatal shooting of an armed man outside a fish store in April 2013.

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Connecticut Post

Man who turned home into weapons store pleads guilty

Stratford, Conn. police seized 29 guns stolen from a Smith & Wesson plant in Springfield, Mass.

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Patch.com

Bridgeport Felon Sentenced for Having Semi-Automatic Pistol & Hollow-Point Bullets

A news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office for Connecticut: Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that Federico Cannon, also known as "Rico," 31, of Bridgeport, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Robert N. Chatigny in Hartford to 70 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of ... (more)

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Fairfield Citizen-News

Police seized about a half-dozen GPS units, four laptops, a camera, flashlights and a gold ring, among other items when they stopped a car around 1:30 a.m. Thursday on Kings Highway East.

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News Times

Lawyer wants new sentence for child witness killer

Russell Peeler Jr. listens to testimony Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013 in Bridgeport Superior Court in Bridgeport, Conn.

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The Hartford Courant

Sharpe's Apartment Lease In Charter Group's Building Raises More Questions

Ex-charter school boss Michael Sharpe's lease with his former employer has raised new questions about how much he has been paying to live in an Asylum Hill apartment owned by his government-subsidized, former education company.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Fairfield Citizen-News

oppose Bronson plan

Neighbors of a Bronson Road site where a 95-unit apartment complex has been proposed turned out to oppose the application at Wednesday's meeting of the Town Plan and Zoning Commission, the second hearing the TPZ conducted this week on the proposal.

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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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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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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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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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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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