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  1. NY woman pleads guilty to stealing over $700k in fraud schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WTNH

    A Yonkers, NY woman pleaded guilty today in Bridgeport, waiving her right to indictment, to one count of wire fraud stemming from her theft of more than $700,000 from her employer, according to Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut. scheduled a sentencing for Rosemarie Collazo for April 14, 2017.

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  2. Connecticut NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WTNH

    Yeah, yeah, we all know the physical benefits to running, but did you know it helps the brain as well? Researchers at Cambridge University i For those of us who live in Connecticut or the Northeast, after a long winter, one single date on the calendar seems to be the gateway to bl As the weather warms up, so does the Sound. There is a noticeable delay or lag in how ocean temperatures risea Let's take a look at the ocean As we head through March and April, weather becomes less wintry and more spring-like for Bridgeport.

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  3. 3 Bridgeport men charged with Fairfield armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WTNH

    Police say in November a man answered an ad about an iPhone for sale posted on the app "Offer Up." When he went to Browns Lane to buy the phone, police say one of the suspects pointed a gun at him and said he was going to kill him.

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  4. Most of Connecticut still in severe or extreme droughtRead the original story

    Thursday | WTNH

    A drought monitor update was released today, and there is no change in the drought status for Connecticut. More than 75% of the state is in at least a severe drought, and nearly half of Connecticut is in an extreme drought.

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  5. Bridgeport pie company keeps history aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WTNH

    The origins of the frisbee can be traced back to Bridgeport , Connecticut. And it all started with these famous pie tins.

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  6. Man pleads guilty in 2015 death of victim shot in 2009Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | WTNH

    A Connecticut man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the 2015 death of a man originally shot outside a barbershop in 2009. The Connecticut Post reports that 28-year-old Eric Brown pleaded guilty last week in the shooting and death of Dan Rauso.

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  7. Stormy, but probably not snowy, pattern ahead for the ShorelineRead the original story

    Monday Jan 16 | WTNH

    We are at the midway point of January and so far Connecticut is having a mild month with near-normal precipitation. Snowfall is running well above normal at the Shoreline, and below normal inland this month.

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  8. Carlton Tucker, Eric Martinez and Edward PighinniRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 16 | WTNH

    According to Milford Police, officers responded to an anonymous report of men looking into a vehicle on Wilson Street. When officers arrived at the scene, they approached two suspects Carlton Tucker, 23, of Milford and Eric Martinez, 20, of Bridgeport who told police that there were items in the vehicle that were not their's.

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  9. Barnum Museum continues to preserve circus history despite show endingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 15 | WTNH

    The "Ringling Brothers Barnum And Bailey Circus" is coming to a close but the Barnum Museum in Bridgeport is still preserving its history. Connecticut has a connection to the circus all thanks to P.T. Barnum, who lived in Bridgeport.

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  10. 2 juveniles arrested after Nov. shooting at Sweet-16 birthday party at Bridgeport nightclubRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | WTNH

    Bridgeport Police have arrested two individuals charged for a shooting incident at Club Sportivo Nightclub in November, 2016 where six people were shot. The two juvenile suspects arrested in connection with the shooting on Nov. 12 were charged with firearms and assault charges.

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  11. Quiet and cool weekend in CT, major ice storm in the MidwestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | WTNH

    After record warmth for a couple of days along the Shoreline, typically cold January weather is returning to Connecticut for the start of the weekend. The high reached 56A in Bridgeport late Thursday night.

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  12. Bridgeport man arrested with guns, drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | WTNH

    Bridgeport Police have charged 25 year old Carlos Fontanez of 357 Beechwood Avenue with possession of narcotics with intent to sell, possession of narcotics with intent to sell within 1500 feet of a school, possession of marijuana with intent to sell, possession of a controlled substance, possession of a sawed-off shotgun , possession of a handgun with mutilated serial numbers and operating a drug factory. Police say at his address they seized a half pound of crack cocaine, one and three-quarter pounds of marijuana, 6 ounces of marijuana wax, 44 grams of edible marijuana, 16 fluid ounces of Hydrocodone , narcotics packaging, scales, grinders and a "kilo press".

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  13. Many Shoreline January record highs set since 2000Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | WTNH

    The temperature soared to 55A in Bridgeport on Thursday. That easily broke the previous daily record high temperature of 52A set in 1980.

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  14. Stratford Police Searching for Car After Armed ATM RobberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | WTNH

    Stratford Police are searching for a suspect in an armed ATM robbery. Police say it happened around 8:15 this morning, January 12, at the TD Bank on Ferry Boulevard.

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  15. Shelton Man Sentenced For Selling Heroin Responsible For Deadly OverdoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | WTNH

    A Shelton man will likely spend nearly four years in prison for distributing the heroin responsible for a deadly overdose. Jorge Morales was sentenced to 46 months in prison today.

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  16. University apologizes for misidentifying man as rape suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | WTNH

    The Connecticut Post reports that Sacred Heart University issued an apology to 29-year-old Gary Douglas, of Bridgeport, as part of a settlement to resolve his $1 million defamation lawsuit against the school. In April, school officials posted Douglas' name and photograph on a flyer naming him as the suspect in the off-campus rape of a female student.

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  17. Extended thaw likely into late JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | WTNH

    This January has been slightly warmer than normal so far, but it's likely to get much warmer in the next 10-14 days. Aside from a brief cool shot late Friday into midday Sunday, most of the next two weeks looks relatively warm in Connecticut.

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  18. Snowy start to winter, but will it continue?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 9 | WTNH

    Most of Connecticut is blanketed in several inches of snow after back-to-back storms late last week.Compared to the last two winters, this one is off to a fast start in Connecticut. Bridgeport and Windsor Locks are both running above normal snowfall-wise this winter.

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  19. Shoplifter caught with active arrest warrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 30 | WTNH

    Officers were called to the CT Post mall where Lopez was already in custody. Further investigation showed that Lopez had an active warrant for her arrest for failing to respond to a marijuana infraction on April 7, 2016.

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  20. Police ID man, 27, gunned down in BridgeportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 29 | WTNH

    The Connecticut Post reports police said Wednesday that 27-year-old Miguel Rivera, of Bridgeport, was gunned down early Saturday morning near North Avenue. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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