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Suspects Nabbed In Armed Robbery

(Bridgeport, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Bridgeport police say they’ve arrested a pair of suspects in a street robbery from last week. Under arrest are 25-year-old Robert Stovall and 24-year-old Darrell Foreman. They’re wanted in connection with […]

07/01/2014

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Guilty Pleas In Police Brutality Case

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ Two police officers accused of violating a man’s civil rights by using unreasonable force, kicking and stomping him in an encounter captured on a videotape, plead guilty on Tuesday. Elson Morales […]

06/10/2014

Connecticut Supreme Court (Judicial Department Website)

State High Court Will Hear Death Penalty Case

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The state Supreme Court has scheduled a rare special session to hear the death penalty appeal of Russell Peeler Jr., who ordered the killings of a woman and her 8-year-old son. […]

06/05/2014

Logo from Bridgeport Police web site

Police Hunt Armed Stickup Suspects

(Bridgeport, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Police in Bridgeport say they’re looking for two suspects in the armed robbery of a restaurant Tuesday. A little after 10 p.m., officers say two men entered the New China Restaurant […]

05/28/2014

May 17, 2013 rail inspection (Courtesy NTSB.gov website, from Nov. 6, 2013 hearing)

NTSB Wants More Track Inspections

By STEPHEN SINGER   Associated Press   HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Federal transportation safety officials on Monday urged closer track inspections after finding that inspectors may have failed to spot a broken part two days before […]

05/19/2014

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