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  1. Study Shows Differences In Municipal Support for Residential Solar PowerRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    Coventry has come out on top and Bridgeport ranks dead last among Connecticut's cities and towns in terms of municipal support for residents who want solar power, according to a new study by Yale University researchers. The Yale study looked at how much solar capacity has actually been installed in a municipality, how easy it is to get local permits for solar power, and whether a city or town offers information and assistance to homeowners going solar.

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  2. Ex-Hospital Official Facing Sex Assault Charges Found DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hartford Courant

    A former hospital official facing charges he forcibly administered enemas and secretly photographed a dozen victims has been found dead. News 12 reports that 62-year-old Barry Barkinsky of Stamford died from an apparent suicide at home.

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  3. People's United To Acquire Long Island LenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Hartford Courant

    The Bridgeport-based parent of People's United Bank said Monday it will acquire a Long Island lender to bolster its presence in the New York metro area. People's United Financial, Inc. said the $402 million deal for the parent of Suffolk County National Bank will add 28 branches, $2.3 billion in assets, $1.8 billion in deposits and $1.8 billion in loans to People's United existing Long Island franchise.

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  4. Resentencing For Death Row Inmate Peeler Scheduled for July 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | The Hartford Courant

    Russell Peeler Jr., sentenced to death in a 1999 double slaying. Peeler was convicted in 2013 of ordering his younger brother, Adrian Peeler, to kill Karen Clarke and her young son, Leroy "B.J." Brown Jr., at a Bridgeport apartment.

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  5. Decades-Old Firework Case Could Affect Sandy Hook AR-15 LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Hartford Courant

    Attorney Joshua Koskoff, who represents a group of families of the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting victims, speaks during a hearing in Superior Court in Bridgeport, Conn., Monday, June 20, 2016. Superior Court Judge Barbara Bellis heard arguments brought to dismiss a wrongful death lawsuit against rifle maker Remington Arms over the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.

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  6. Police: Speed A Factor In Crash That Killed Stamford ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Hartford Courant

    Police say they expect to file charges in connection with a fatal weekend car crash in Bridgeport that tore one vehicle in half and left a 600-foot long debris field. Police identified the victim of the crash at about 5 a.m. Saturday as 31-year-old Felipe Soto, of Stamford.

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  7. State Begins Search For New Juvenile Jail LocationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | The Hartford Courant

    With marching orders from the governor to close the controversial juvenile jail in Middletown in two years, officials have begun searching surplus state properties for two or three locations that could be used to replace the maximum-security, $53 million dollar-a-year behemoth. But as a juvenile-justice committee was told Thursday afternoon, this will not be an easy process.

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  8. Armed Robbery Reported At The Milford WalmartRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | The Hartford Courant

    The robber reportedly showed a black handgun and left the store at 1365 Boston Post Road about 7:45 a.m.; the getaway car was described as a white Nissan Altima that was missing a rear light and a license plate.

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  9. Suspected East Coast Gun Trafficker Arrested In Bridgeport, State Police SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | The Hartford Courant

    State police said they seized two assault rifles, a handgun with a high-capacity magazine, drugs and cash from a suspected gun trafficker Monday. They also arrested the man, William Akeem Hooks, 29, of Hanover Street.

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  10. Dan Haar: Solutions Out Of Grasp But Islamic Terrorism And Gun Culture Are Both CausesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | The Hartford Courant

    Pictured here speaking at a rally in Bridgeport back in April, Hillary Clinton has advocated for gun reform in the wake of the Orlando nightclub shooting. The tragedy, which registered as the country's deadliest involving gun violence, has emboldened both sides in a complicated debate.

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  11. Funeral Held For Three Killed In New York Highway CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | The Hartford Courant

    More than 200 people turned out at a Bridgeport church to mourn the deaths of a woman and two girls killed in a car crash last week. The funeral took place Thursday for Jesenia Valentin of Bridgeport, her 9-year-old daughter Angelina Rodriguez and her 14-year-old niece, Asyria Ferrer.

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  12. Charges Dropped Against Bridgeport Man In Grave-Robbing CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | The Hartford Courant

    Prosecutors have dropped charges against a Connecticut man who had been charged in connection with the theft of human bones from a Massachusetts cemetery. A spokesman for the district attorney's office tells the Telegram & Gazette that forensic analysis found that the bones from Delgado's Bridgeport home were not consistent with the remains stolen from Hope Cemetery.

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  13. Lane Closures, Heavy Traffic Ahead in Bridgeport, WaterburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | The Hartford Courant

    With highway construction season fully underway, motorists going through Waterbury or Bridgeport can expect more than the usual number of delays in the next couple of weeks, the state transportation department advises. From Friday night into Saturday morning, some lanes of Route 8 in Bridgeport will be closed intermittently to accommodate two bridge replacement jobs.

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  14. Stratford PD: Man Accused Of Inappropriate Behavior With Students, BriberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | The Hartford Courant

    A Bridgeport man who police said tried to bribe someone who had complained about the way he behaved with some of his students has been arrested, police said. Gregg Gustafson, 46, was charged Monday with criminal attempt to commit bribery of a witness and tampering with a witness/fabricating evidence, they said.

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  15. Bridgeport Man Died In Weekend Motorcycle AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | The Hartford Courant

    Investigators say Norris was riding north on Newfield Avenue near Beardsley Street when he apparently lost control and crashed onto the sidewalk and metal fence.

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  16. South Korean Drama 'The Attorney' In BridgeportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 5 | The Hartford Courant

    On Thursday, June 9, the Bijou Theatre in Bridgeport will show one of most popular movies every released in South Korea, which has not been shown in Connecticut before. "The Attorney" tells the true story of a group of South Koreans falsely accused in 1981 of being North Korea sympathizers.

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  17. Blue Man Group At The Bushnell; Cirque du Soleil In Hartford, BridgeportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | The Hartford Courant

    You know something's gone a little wild in the world when both Blue Man Group and Cirque du Soleil pull into downtown Hartford. Make the most of the altered sensory perceptions.

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  18. Tunxis Salutatorian's Journey To Graduation 13 Years In The MakingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | The Hartford Courant

    For Rebecca Eckley, walking across the stage at Tunxis Community College's 45th commencement Wednesday was a journey 13 years in the making. Her academic path started when she was 19 and attending the University of Bridgeport as a math major.

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  19. Police: Bridgeport Mother, Daughter Killed In Crash On I-84 In Upstate NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | The Hartford Courant

    Police say two women and a 9-year-old girl have died after a tractor-trailer slammed into a car that had run out of gas on Interstate 84 in southeastern New York. State police Capt.

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  20. Farm & Folk Festival Music AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | The Hartford Courant

    Canyon will be returning from last year's Farm and Folk Fest, and will be featured on the main stage. Canyon will be returning from last year's Farm and Folk Fest, and will be featured on the main stage.

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