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Bridgeport Announces Gun Buyback

(Bridgeport, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – On Saturday, Bridgeport residents who have unwanted firearms are being urged to turn them in to police. In exchange, those turning in handguns, rifles and guns deemed to be assault rifles […]

07/23/2014

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Fatal Shooting In Bridgeport’s East End

Bridgeport Police are investigating a fatal shooting.

07/16/2014

Raisa Gonzalez (Courtesy Bridgeport Police)

Woman Arrested at Mohegan Sun with Son’s Ashes

Police say a Bridgeport woman has been arrested at the Mohegan Sun casino carrying the ashes of her dead son.

07/15/2014

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Bridgeport Stabbing

Police say a 37-year-old Bridgeport man is in critical condition after attacking a woman with a knife and then stabbing himself.

07/13/2014

Assistant Public Defender Mark Rademacher argues before the state Supreme Court, in the appeal of death row inmate Russell Peeler, Jr. Image from CT-N pool feed.

High Court Hears Appeal In Murders Of 8-year-old Boy, Mother

The state Supreme Court today heard the appeal of a death row inmate convicted of arranging the Bridgeport killings of an 8-year-old boy, and the child’s mother.

07/10/2014

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Gun Violence Claims 2 Lives

(BRIDGEPORT,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –  Three early Sunday morning shootings in Bridgeport  have left a man and a woman dead and  4 other people wounded. The first shooting happened just after midnight when police were called to […]

07/06/2014

Connecticut Supreme Court (Judicial Department Website)

State High Court Will Hear Peeler Death Penalty Case

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The state Supreme Court will be hearing arguments on whether a man convicted of ordering the 1999 killings of a woman and her 8-year-old son in Bridgeport should have received the […]

06/28/2014

A sign outside Bridgeport City Hall. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Bridgeport Police Charge Student in Sex Assault

A 19-year-old student has been charged with sexually assaulting another student at Harding High School in Bridgeport earlier in the school year. Authorities say both are mentally disabled.

06/26/2014

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Feds: Felon Deserves Lengthy Sentence for Guns

Federal prosecutors say a felon deserves a lengthy prison sentence for possessing guns in Connecticut, calling him a gun trafficker with a significant criminal history.

06/23/2014

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Bridgeport Teen Arrested on Weapons, Drug Charges

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP)  A Bridgeport teenager is facing weapons and drug charges after a police raid of his family home led to the seizure of six handguns, two BB guns and 77 packets of heroin. […]

06/21/2014

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