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Attorney John Gulash speaks on behalf of defendant Anthony Espinal Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014, in Superior Court in Bridgeport, Conn. Espinal was arraigned on murder charges for Thursday night's fatal stabbing of Bryant Kelly on Route 8. Connecticut Post courtoom pool photo: Autumn Driscoll

Man Arraigned In Fatal Bridgeport Highway Fight

A Bridgeport man has been arraigned on a murder charge stemming from a fight on a highway ramp in that city.

12/24/2014

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Arrest In Bridgeport Off-ramp Killing

State Police today made an arrest in a deadly fight that took place on a highway off-ramp in Bridgeport.

12/23/2014

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Man Killed In Highway Ramp Fight In Bridgeport

Connecticut State Police say a 26-year-old man has died after being stabbed during a fight with another driver on a highway ramp in Bridgeport.

12/19/2014

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Hartford Jury Awards $7M In DOT Worker Death Case

The family of a state Department of Transportation supervisor struck and killed on Route 8 near the Waterbury-Naugatuck line in 2012 has been awarded nearly $7.3 million in a wrongful death lawsuit.

10/20/2014

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Fatal Crash On Route 8 In Torrington

A Torrington man was killed in a motorcycle crash on Route 8 in Torrington yesterday.

01/14/2014

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3 Injured In Wrong-Way Highway Crash In Waterbury

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP)   State police say three people were injured in a wrong-way crash on Route 8 in Waterbury. Troopers say a car travelling on the northbound side of the highway near exit 30 […]

08/18/2013

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Route 8 Bust

A man  speeding on Route 8 late Saturday night  is  facing narcotics and other charges.Just before  11:30 pm  a State Trooper  clocked   24 year old Nathan Araujo of Naugatuck doing  83 miles per hour in […]

07/07/2013

Police investigate a shooting on Route 8 in Torrington.  State Police say a man with a knife charged at a trooper, and the trooper opened fire.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Probe: Route 8 Police Shooting Justified

An investigation found that s State Police lieutenant was justified in shooting a knife-weilding man on Route 8 in Torrington.

11/26/2012

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One Dead in Route 8 Crash

A 67 year old Shelton man died  in  a one car crash Saturday afternoon on Route  8  in Shelton.It happened  just before five o’clock near exit 12. State Police say  Rodney Francis apparently lost control  […]

07/29/2012

Police investigate a shooting on Route 8 in Torrington.  State Police say a man with a knife charged at a trooper, and the trooper opened fire.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Shooting Closes Route 8 Northbound In Torrington

State police closed the northbound lanes of Route 8 in Torrington after a fatal shooting by a state trooper..

07/12/2012

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