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Teen Injured At Bridgeport School Bus Stop

Bridgeport police say a teenager was seriously injured Monday morning at a school bus stop as he crossed the street on his way to school on Old Town Road.  The incident occurred around 6:30 a.m.  […]


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Fines To Be Discussed Over Cell Phone Ban Violations

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ State lawmakers are holding a public hearing on increasing the fines for violating Connecticut’s ban on using hand-held cell phones while driving. The Transportation Committee has set the hearing for 10 […]


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Man Killed In Construction Accident

State police say a man was killed in a construction accident today in Middlefield. The person was working on a home on Cherry Hill Road when he fell this morning. A state police spokeswoman says […]


Sports Commentary 2/1/13: You Can See A Lot By Observing

Various Observations heading into the Weekend commentary 2-1 YOU CAN SEE A LOT BY OBSERVING It came so fast, furious and ridiculous yesterday it was hard to sort it all out.  Some observations.  The media […]



Connecticut Child Advocate Releases Gun Report

The Connecticut Child Advocate has released a report on children and gun deaths and injuries. Since January of 2001, 94 youngsters between the ages of two and 17, were killed in Connecticut.  The vast majority […]


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Three Stafford Schools In Lockdown

Three schools in Stafford have been placed in lockdown after a bullet was found  on a school bus this morning. An official in superintendent Dr. Patricia Collin’s office says Stafford Elementary School, Stafford Middle School […]


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Bridgeport Officer Cleared In Fatal Shooting

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A federal court jury has cleared a now-retired Bridgeport police officer of wrongdoing in the fatal shooting of a man doing a foot chase in 2005. The U.S. District Court jury […]


State Police inspect the area on December 14, 2012 at the aftermath of  a school shooting at a Connecticut elementary school  that brought police swarming into the leafy neighborhood, while other area schools were put under lock-down, police and local media said.   ( DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Newtown Board of Ed Asked To Consider Cops In All Schools

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) _ Some parents in Newtown are urging the local Board of Education to consider stationing police at all town schools as the board puts together its budget proposal for 2013-2014. Three parents […]


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Gun Buyback Saturday In Hartford

A gun buyback program is taking place this weekend in Hartford.  It’s the fourth year city officials and the hospitals are taking part in an effort to get unwanted guns off the streets. Last year, […]