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  1. 12-year-old tiger to depart Bridgeport zooRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    The 12-year-old tiger named Petya has been in Connecticut for three years since it came from the Indianapolis Zoo. The animals live primarily in southeast Russia and generally live in captivity for up to 22 years.

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  2. Lawsuit claims Ludlowe teacher threw book at student's headRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    A Fairfield Ludlowe High School student is suing a teacher and the town, alleging she suffered head and neck injuries after a teacher threw a book at her head. Sinead Klik and her mother, Sara Darcy Klik, have requested $15,000 or more in damages in the suit filed last month in state Superior Court in Bridgeport.

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  3. 12 children find homes on Adoption Day in BridgeportRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    Bridgeport Juvenile Court Judge Robert Clark gets a high five from Kadean Johnson, 3, after she was officially adopted by Bridgeport resident Simeone Palmer as part of Adoption Day in CT at Bridgeport Juvenile Court in Bridgeport, Conn., on Friday Oct. 26, 2018. 1 comment

  4. Bridgeport reins in scrap-metal side dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    City Finance Director Kenneth Flatto has put an end to side scrap-metal sales in the Public Facilities Department and taken control of an off-the-books petty cash fund that contained the proceeds. "I have worked with Public Facilities to make sure what they did have has been brought back into a regular city account and deposited," Flatto told Hearst Connecticut Media late this week.

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  5. UB urged caution after armed robbery in BridgeportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Connecticut Post

    University of Bridgeport students and staff were warned to lock their doors after an armed robbery in the city Friday afternoon. Around 2:20 p.m., police were sent to Atlantic and Lafayette streets on a report of an armed robbery.

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  6. Feds: Bridgeport man pleads guilty to charge related to OD deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Connecticut Post

    A city man pleaded guilty Friday to a federal drug charge in connection with an overdose death in Stratford last September, the Department of Justice said. Court documents indicated that on Sept.

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  7. Cars pass under toll sensor gantries hanging over the Massachusetts...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Connecticut Post

    Cars pass under toll sensor gantries hanging over the Massachusetts Turnpike. A new study says that Connecticut could make a billion dollars a year in revenue if it introduced electronic highway tolls.

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  8. NWS: Snowfall to average 1 to 2 inches per hourRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Connecticut Post

    Snow began accumulating outside of Trump Parc on Washington Boulevard as the first storm of the season snarled traffic and caused accidents in the city on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. Snow began accumulating outside of Trump Parc on Washington Boulevard as the first storm of the season snarled traffic and caused accidents in the city on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018.

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  9. Ganim gives ex-NAACP chief, legislative candidate jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Connecticut Post

    Having recently failed to become a state Senator, activist Carolyn Vermont has rebounded by landing a job in City Hall as a mayoral aide. Mayor Joe Ganim announced Thursday that Vermont, former head of the Greater Bridgeport NAACP and a recent candidate for retiring state Senator Ed Gomes' seat, will be the administration's new, $70,000 community liaison.

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  10. 16 charged in connection to drugs sales in Bridgeport areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Connecticut Post

    Sixteen people were charged with federal offenses related to the distribution of heroin, cocaine, crack and opioids in southern Connecticut, the Department of Justice announced Thursday. "This was an investigation that ... targeted individuals that were high on the food chain in drug dealing and violence," said Bridgeport Police Chief Armando Perez. 1 comment

  11. 50 things to do this weekend in Connecticut, Nov. 16-18Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Connecticut Post

    The 4th Annual Elm City Brew Festival is making its way to New Haven's College Street Music Hall this Saturday , The 4th Annual Elm City Brew Festival is making its way to New Haven's College Street Music Hall this Saturday , "Deadpool" and "Silicon Valley" star T.J. Miller will be performing an unprecedented five shows this weekend at the Stress Factory in Bridgeport. Miller will perform two shows on Friday and Saturday , and one on Sunday .

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  12. The first batch of apartments in Bridgeport's Cherry Street Lofts are ready for move-in.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Connecticut Post

    Though it took years to come together, Bridgeport's Cherry Street Lofts are leased up and preparing for new residents. Following a bustling leasing period, developers from New York-based Corvus Capital Management announced Thursday that residents of the West End's newest apartment complex are expected to move into their units by Nov. 25. The apartments hit the market roughly two months ago with over 140 units and most have been rented out.

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  13. Connecticut man convicted of prostituting teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2018 | Connecticut Post

    A federal jury convicted the 25-year-old Hartford resident on charges of sex trafficking a minor, using interstate commerce to promote commercial sex and producing child pornography. His stable included a 16 and a 17 year old.

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  14. Power problems brought delays on Metro-North during rush hourRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Connecticut Post

    An apparent transformer fire caused delays on the New Haven Line of Metro-North as peak nighttime rush hour approached Wednesday, Bridgeport dispatch reports indicated. The problem began around 4:15 p.m., when Metro-North reported the New Haven Line of service was delayed between Bridgeport and West Haven because of power issues in the area.

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  15. Fire Department says natural gas leak caused Bridgeport fireRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 15 | Connecticut Post

    A resident was hospitalized with slight burns and smoke inhalation Wednesday morning after a fire caused by a natural gas leak, fire officials said. Bridgeport fire units rushed to the 50 block of Ives Court around 10:30 a.m. for a report of a fire in a 2.5-story home.

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  16. Bridgeport delegation readies for 2019 sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Connecticut Post

    That should change in the 2019 General Assembly session that begins in January. Having aced last week's elections, Bridgeport's legislative delegation - all Democrats and all, save for state Senator-elect Dennis Bradley, incumbents - met Monday to begin preparing for next year. 4 comments

  17. Restaurants struggle to survive first year in SW Conn.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | 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. As a whole, the restaurant industry in Connecticut is a healthy one, with thousands of new locations newly open or on the way.

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  18. Danbury fuel-cell maker adds new chair, directorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Connecticut Post

    Based in Danbury under CEO Chip Bottone, FuelCell makes systems used to produce electricity via a chemical process, with the company having built fuel cell parks in Bridgeport and Hartford among other Connecticut locations and maintaining a manufacturing plant in Torrington. England is CEO of the Naples, Fla.-based lawn sprinkler installation company Stahlman-England Irrigation, and earlier in his career led Sweet Ripe Drinks.

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  19. NWS: 1 in 10 chance Bridgeport gets 2 inches of snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Connecticut Post

    The National Weather Service says there's a one in 10 chance the city sees 2 inches of snow on Thursday. Despite this, forecasts are still calling for 1 to 5 inches of snow and sleet and up to a quarter inch of ice across southern Connecticut, the Lower Hudson Valley in New York and parts of northeast New Jersey.

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  20. New Jersey fugitive caught on MilfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Connecticut Post

    In October and November, Milford police, Stamford police and the Drug Enforcement Administration's Bridgeport task force had been investigating a man, known as "PRIMO" for trafficking narcotics in Milford. The suspect, Daryel Rawls, 37, of Monroe Avenue, Neptune, N.J., was a passenger in a car that the agencies stopped on Monday.

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