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  1. More than 30 lawsuits filed over Metro-North train collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 |

    More than 30 lawsuits have been filed against Metro-North Railroad over the May 2013 derailment in Bridgeport, Connecticut, than left more than 70 people injured when two commuter trains going in opposite directions collided. The Hartford Courant reports five lawsuits have been filed in the past week, all alleging that Metro-North's negligence in failing to properly maintain the tracks led to the derailment.


  2. Bridgeport store owner killed during robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 |

    BRIDGEPORT, CONN. - A Bridgeport store owner was shot once by one of two robbers as he handed over cash from the store's register, police said.


  3. Obituaries today: Harry Kraverotis fought in Battle of the Bulge; was ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 |

    Harry P. Kraverotis , 92, a longtime resident of Springfield, passed away on Thursday. He was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and came to Springfield as a young child.


  4. Connecticut State Police investigating Route 8 shooting that hospitalized man with neck woundRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 |

    Authorities are investigating a shooting that injured a man on Route 8 north of Bridgeport early Wednesday morning, according to Connecticut State Police Lt. J. Paul Vance.


  5. Connecticut swim coach arrested at pool following allegations he sent ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 |

    BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut — A youth swim coach was arrested this week following a police investigation into allegedly inappropriate messages sent to a teen-aged girl via cell phone. Bridgeport police say 28-year-old Alan Marcel of Norwalk was picked up on charges of risk of injury to a minor and enticing a minor after a girl's mother says she found text messages of a sexual nature from him on her daughter's phone.


  6. Thanksgiving football game in Bridgeport, Conn., called after nearby gunshotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 |

    Officials suspended the game between Warren Harding and Central high schools after shots were fired around 11:15 Thursday morning at Boston and Central Avenues, according to the Associated Press. Police found shell casings at the scene but no victim.


  7. Edmonton's Arcobello adds another link between Ludlow and the NHLRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 |

    Ludlow already has one close tie to the National Hockey League in Dean Lombardi, a native son who serves as president/general manager of the Los Angeles Kings. Now there's another - Mark Arcobello, who centers Edmonton's third line.


  8. Connecticut man charged with stealing landscaping truck, trailer from ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 |

    HADLEY - A Bridgeport, Connecticut man who police say attempted to steal a landscaping company truck and three $15,000 lawnmowers on an attached trailer was arrested Tuesday afternoon after leading police on a chase along Interstate 91, police said. Hadley police officer Ken Hartwright said police arrested 22-year-old Pablo Garcia Jr. following the 1:30 p.m. incident.


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