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  1. Report on stun guns raises questionsRead the original story

    48 min ago | Connecticut Post

    A Stamford Police Officer holds a Taser X26 Stun Gun on April 1, 2016. Blacks and Hispanics are shot with stun guns more often in Connecticut, while whites are given the benefit of a warning far more often, a Hearst review of state data from 2015 shows.

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  2. Bridgeport man will join dad in federal prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    A city man caught by police last November with heroin and a loaded gun has admitted guilt to the weapons charge. George "Little G" Sanchez, 22, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a charge of possessing a firearm with an obliterated serial number.

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  3. Bad day at Black Rock over taxes TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    But instead of the "British exit" from the European Union that has dominated headlines worldwide, in this case the "B" and "R" stand for the city's seaside Black Rock neighborhood. Community leaders and activists - Democrats and Republicans - living there plan to storm Tuesday's City Council meeting to protest the spike in their tax bills wrought by the new municipal budget.

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  4. Owners of popular Brazilian-style restaurant open new BridgeportRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    Owner Manny Olivares poses at Rancho Pantanal, a new Brazilian restaurant which opens Friday on Boston Post Road in Bridgeport, Conn., on Wednesday June 29, 2016. Owner Manny Olivares poses at Rancho Pantanal, a new Brazilian restaurant which opens Friday on Boston Post Road in Bridgeport, Conn., on Wednesday June 29, 2016.

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  5. Hour photo / Erik Trautmann Employee Serina Dejesus serves patron...Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    So far 2016 has not been kind to local foodies, with numerous restaurants shutting their doors for various reasons. Here's a look at the-formerly-delicious stops that we won't be seeing anymore.

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  6. The biggest southwest Connecticut bar, restaurant closings so...Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    The Crafty Monk at 3001 Fairfield Avenue in the Black Rock section of Bridgeport on Thursday, January 8, 2015.

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  7. Multiple real estate signs line up along North Ave. in Bridgeport, Conn.Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    Real Estate for sale signs on a traffic triangle on Coal Pit Hill Rd in Danbury on the border of Bethel. Photo by Carol Kaliff July 8, 2008 Real Estate for sale signs on a traffic triangle on Coal Pit Hill Rd in Danbury on the border of Bethel.

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  8. Bridgeport teen charged in Wilton car theftRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    Wilton police arrested a Bridgeport juvenile on an active warrant for a motor vehicle theft that occurred nearly five months ago, said police. The 18-year-old juvenile is accused of stealing an Audi station wagon from a residence along the intersection of Poplar Plains Road and Wilton Road back on Jan. 25. Police said that they received a lead on the open case following the investigation of another car theft that occurred later that same day in January.

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  9. Bridgeport man charged with DUI, drug possessionRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    Police responding to the 1:45 a.m. crash on Buckingham Avenue near Gulf Street believed that Percy Reed , 32, of Evergreen Street in Bridgeport had been driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, Officer Joseph Dempsey said. "Further investigation showed that Reed was in possession of suboxone and cocaine,'' the police department spokesman said.

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  10. Protests across America of Supreme Court immigration rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    Registration will allow you to post comments on ctpost.com and create a ctpost.com Subscriber Portal account for you to manage subscriptions and email preferences. Luis Luna, of New Haven, leads a rally in front the Federal Courthouse, in Bridgeport.

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  11. Here's who got lucky in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    James Zygmont, of Trumbull, claimed his $11,250 Keno prize at Lottery headquarters on June 1, 2016. He got his winning Keno numbers directly from a lottery poster advertising an unclaimed $1,000,000 Powerball prize from that Dec. 5 drawing.

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  12. FBI extortion probe taking toll on embattled Bridgeport firmRead the original story

    Wednesday | Connecticut Post

    Al Barbarotta, CEO of AFB Construction Management, is photographed at the Stamford Government Center in Stamford, Conn., on Tuesday, July 29, 2015. Al Barbarotta, CEO of AFB Construction Management, is photographed at the Stamford Government Center in Stamford, Conn., on Tuesday, July 29, 2015.

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  13. Police: Shots fired in BridgeportRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Connecticut Post

    Police confirm that five shell casings were recovered from the 200 block of Alpine Street following a report of a shooting. The incident was called in around 9 p.m. on Tuesday, according to scanner reports.

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  14. Zoners rule against Testa's bartenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Connecticut Post

    A politically connected bartender's bid to re-open his shuttered North End package store was thwarted this week by zoning officials. In a close three-to-three vote, the Zoning Commission rejected Michael DeFilippo 's controversial effort to amend the regulations for liquor sales to allow his business - Vitro's - to reopen.

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  15. Bridgeport beats Westport in American Legion baseball actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Connecticut Post

    Topher Brown of Westport drives the ball during an American Legion game against Bridgeport on June 28, 2016 at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Topher Brown of Westport drives the ball during an American Legion game against Bridgeport on June 28, 2016 at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

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  16. Man attacked for phone walking from trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Connecticut Post

    The victim was walking home from the Fairfield Metro train station, police said, and was on Kings Highway when he was approached near the highway overpass by a white or Hispanic male wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and khaki pants. The robber displayed a knife, and pushed the victim to the ground, and grabbed his iPhone.

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  17. Youth Violence Prevention Fund awards Bridgeport High SchoolsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Connecticut Post

    Harding High School football players shake hands with Police Chief A.J. Perez at a press conference announcing a $21,000 grant for sports equipment to be distributed across the city's schools. Harding High School football players shake hands with Police Chief A.J. Perez at a press conference announcing a $21,000 grant for sports equipment to be distributed across the city's schools.

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  18. Store employee charged in bad magic trickRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Connecticut Post

    An employee of the local Target store has been charged with stuffing thousands of dollars from the store up her shirt sleeves. Crystal Vallecillo, 25, of Foster Street Bridgeport, was charged Monday with third-degree larceny.

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  19. Police: Former hospital official accused of sex assaults...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Connecticut Post

    The former emergency manager at Bridgeport Hospital , awaiting trial for allegedly forcibly administering enemas to at least four men and secretly photographing a dozen others in the hospital's nursing school, has committed suicide, police confirmed Tuesday. His death comes just hours before Bridgeport police were going to serve Barkinsky with an arrest warrant charging him in connection with four more alleged victims.

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  20. Mayor may decide Wednesday on new BOE memberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Connecticut Post

    Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim makes comments on his proposed city budget to the meeting of the Bridgeport City Council at City Hall in Bridgeport, Conn. on Monday, April 4, 2016.

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