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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

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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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Pedestrian Struck by Car in Bridgeport

Bridgeport police say a pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries after he was struck by a vehicle that veered onto a sidewalk after a collision with a pick-up truck.

06/20/2014

BRIDGEPORT, CT - JUNE 16:  Former Major League Baseball player Pete Rose speaks at a press conference prior to managing the game for the Bridgeport Bluefish against the Lancaster Barnstormers at The Ballpark at Harbor Yard on June 16, 2014 in Bridgeport, Connecticut. (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Rose A Hit In Bridgeport

Pete Rose stood behind the batting cage Monday, joking as former major leaguer Joe Mather hit ball after ball to center field during batting practice for the Bridgeport Bluefish.

06/16/2014

File photo of some of the damage left in the Northeast by Superstorm Sandy. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Bridgeport Getting $10M For Storm Protection

Connecticut’s largest city is getting $10 million from the federal government to help protect it against another superstorm like Sandy in 2012.

06/16/2014

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Arrest Made in Daylight Bridgeport Shooting

(BRIDGEPORT,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –  Bridgeport Police have made an arrest in a midday  Thursday  shooting near the corner of Beechwood Avenue and Norman Street. 24 year old George Padilla  of Bridgeport  faces charges including  criminal attempt […]

06/05/2014

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