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

Shots Nearby Prompt Suspension Of High School Rivalry Game

1200 spectators were on hand, including Bridgeport’s mayor and his family, when shots fired on the street nearby forced suspension of the Bridgeport Central-Harding high school football game.

11/27/2014

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Enfield Police Want To Know If You Recognize This Man

Enfield Police are asking the public’s help in identifying a man described as a person of interest in some burglaries in their town.

10/27/2014

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Greenwich Man Accused Of Racial Slurs Over Ticket

Police say a Greenwich man who was issued a ticket over a parking spot used racial slurs against an officer and said he was singled out because he’s white.

09/25/2014

Lori Jo Gineo, Brandy Milone, Darlene Martino (Courtesy Southington Police)

Website Leads Police To Three Prostitution Arrests

Southington Police say undercover police used a website advertising prostitution services to arrest three women on prostitution charges.

09/22/2014

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Police: Inert Grenades Found, Removed; No Threat

State police say devices found in a garage near Chaplin Town Hall in northeast Connecticut turned out to be three inert grenades and there is no threat to the community.

09/21/2014

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Police Investigate Assault On Woman In East Hampton

State Police are investigating an assault at White Birch Farm in East Hampton early this morning.

09/17/2014

File photo of a gang member. (credit: JOSE CABEZAS/AFP/Getty Images)

Officials: Gang Members Toning Down Use Of Colors, Removing Tattoos To Avoid Being Easily Identified

Nearly gone are the gang days of the 1980s and ’90s, when the Bloods wore head-to-toe red, the Crips wore blue and Latin Kings wore black and gold.

09/16/2014

Gordon W. Tasker Admissions Building. Photo from UConn web site.

UConn Police: Bomb Threat Was A Conspiracy

University of Connecticut police say a “group” of people was behind a bomb threat which forced evacuation of an administration building and cancelled morning classes at UConn last spring, but they’re not releasing much additional information about the case.

09/04/2014

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Connecticut Cops Expand Training To Stop Bleeding

The scene was ghastly when state troopers arrived at an eastern Connecticut home last November: A woman had severely wounded her arms on a table saw in a suicide attempt and was bleedingprofusely.

09/01/2014

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Report: Police Get Free Military Equipment

A group of Connecticut newspapers reports that nearly two dozen police departments in southwestern Connecticut have an inventory of M-16 assault rifles, utility trucks, Commando armored cars, a mine-resistant vehicle, an armored truck and a Huey helicopter.

09/01/2014

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