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

Four Bridgeport Officers On Desk Duty After Shooting

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ Four Bridgeport police detectives have been placed on desk duty as State Police determine which one fatally shot a suspected gun runner in an undercover operation. The Connecticut Post reports (http://bit.ly/1bUX0I8 […]

11/27/2013

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Mother Accused Of Failing To Report Child Abuse

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ A Bridgeport woman faces a felony charge as authorities say she witnessed abuse to her son and failed to report it. Bridgeport police arrested 22-year-old Jarelis Lugo in New Haven Wednesday […]

11/21/2013

Luis Rivera (Credit: Bridgeport Police)

Arrest Made In Bridgeport Homicide

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ Police have arrested a 27-year-old Bridgeport man in connection with the fatal shooting of a New York City man early Sunday. Bridgeport police said Luis Rivera was arrested without incident Tuesday […]

11/19/2013

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

Bridgeport Officers Allege Slur In Ethics Lecture

A group of Hispanic police officers in Bridgeport is demanding an assistant chief resign over accusations he allowed a college professor to repeatedly use an ethnic slur in a lecture to officers about ethics.

10/17/2013

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Parents Fight Shooting Range Near Conn. School

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ Parents and school officials are opposing a shooting range planned near a Bridgeport elementary school. The Connecticut Post reports (http://bit.ly/16JDF0u ) that residents and officials who are worried about gang violence […]

10/04/2013

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Illegal Weapons, Ammo Seized In Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ Authorities say an assault-style rifle and military-grade ammunition capable of piercing body armor were among 45 illegal weapons and ammunition seized during a nine-month investigation in Bridgeport. Police Chief Joseph Gaudett […]

10/02/2013

Jose Miguel Torres, 36 (Photo Credit: Bridgeport Police)

Fatal Shooting in Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ Bridgeport police are searching for a man they say gunned down another man in the city. Investigators say 27-year-old Pablo Aquino was fatally shot Wednesday night in the Mill Hill section […]

07/25/2013

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Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Stabbing of Neighbor

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ A 50-year-old Bridgeport man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for stabbing to death a neighbor who had asked him to turn down his reggae music. Cargil Nicholson, a […]

06/07/2013

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GPS In Phone Helps Police Track Robbery Suspects

Bridgeport police used the GPS tracking system in a stolen phone to help them find two robbery suspects.

06/06/2013

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Man Charged With Delivering Grenade to Bridgeport Police

Morris Roberts, 42 of Bridgeport, was arrested Thursday and faced with a federal criminal complaint following a February 27 incident in which he delivered a modified hand grenade concealed in a coffee cup to Bridgeport Police.

05/30/2013

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