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Chef Will Stand Trial For Murder

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) – A judge has found probable cause to try a Trumbull restaurant chef for murder in a road rage stabbing. Thirty-six-year-old Tony Espinal is accused of killing 27-year-old Bryant Kelly on the […]

04/25/2015

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Road Rage Arrest

(BRIDGEPORT,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –  A road rage incident Wednesday morning on Route 8 has led to the arrest of a  24 year old Bridgeport man.State Police received a  report about a  car weaving in and out […]

04/22/2015

Secretary of the State Denise Merrill (Courtesy CT-N)

Merrill Reacts To Judge’s Decision On Hartford Registrars

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – The state’s chief elections official is weighing in on a ruling by a judge on Tuesday that bars Hartford’s City Council from continuing removal proceedings against the city’s three registrars of […]

04/15/2015

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Grocery Store Homicide

 (BRIDGEPORT,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –  Bridgeport Police are seeking two men  who  shot the owner of  a grocery store  to death during a  Saturday afternoon robbery. Just after 3 p.m.  57 year old Jose Salgado and his […]

04/12/2015

Bill Finch (credit: bridgeportct.gov)

Bridgeport ’16 Budget: No Tax Increase

(Bridgeport, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch has his proposed budget to the City Council for the 2015-16 fiscal year. The spending plan contains no tax increase and no layoffs, increases funding for education, […]

04/07/2015

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Man Last Seen With Missing Woman Dead

(Stratford,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –   Police investigating the  disappearance of a  57 year old Bridgeport woman  found human remains  in a marshy area behind an industrial park  on Watson Boulevard  in Stratford Monday.The remains were taken to […]

04/06/2015

Corruption

Former Bridgeport Mayor Supports Ban On Corrupt Pols

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) – Former Bridgeport Mayor Tom Bucci is supporting state legislation that would ban politicians convicted of corruption or other crimes from again seeking public office. He joins Mayor Bill Finch who also […]

04/06/2015

Minnie Lincoln and Marcus Jackson (Bridgeport Police photos)

Police Locate Man Wanted For Questioning; Woman Still Missing

Bridgeport police are continuing to search for a missing 57-year-old woman last seen more than a week ago.

04/04/2015

Minnie Lincoln and Marcus Jackson (Bridgeport Police photos)

Bridgeport Police Seek Missing Woman, Man

Bridgeport Police are seeking the public’s help in locating a local woman who was last seen leaving a city nightclub with a man last week.

04/03/2015

State Rep. Christine Ayala (Courtesy Statewide Prosecution Bureau, Division of Criminal Justice)

Ex-lawmaker Turns Down Plea Deal In Election Fraud Case

Former Bridgeport state Rep. Christina Ayala has turned down a plea deal with prosecutors and will go to trial on election fraud charges.

03/26/2015

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