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“Bagman” Sentenced In Gambling Case

The former owner of a Stratford pizzeria has been sentenced to federal prison for his role in a gambling operation that prosecutors say was run by the Gambino crime family.

08/01/2013

File photo of a person in handcuffs. (Photo by HEIKO JUNGE/AFP/Getty Images)

Bigamy Charges for State Corrections Officer

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ A Connecticut corrections officer has been charged with bigamy after an audit of his benefits turned up two wives. The Connecticut Post reports (http://bit.ly/13f7n5O ) state police charged 50-year-old Kevin Hornak […]

07/25/2013

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Judge Denies Trial In School Residency Case

A federal judge has denied a request by a Connecticut grandmother for a trial over her arrest for sending her grandchildren to Stratford schools though their mother lived in Milford.

07/24/2013

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Grandmother Files Suit In School Residency Case

A Connecticut grandmother is seeking damages in a school residency case. Marie Menard has filed suit in federal court in Hartford. She was accused of violating school residency laws for keeping her grandkids in school […]

07/24/2013

A Metro-North train at the Bridgeport station. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Trouble on Metro-North

MILFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The Metro-North line from Stratford to New Haven is blacked out after a transformer fire, causing delays for commuters. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says early Friday that the fire happened overnight […]

07/19/2013

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Bus Accident As Holiday Travel Period Begins

Multiple ambulances have been called to the scene of an accident on Interstate 95 southbound in Stratford as the holiday driving period gets underway.

07/03/2013

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200 Layoffs At Sikorsky, Mostly In Connecticut

STRATFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Helicopter maker Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. is laying off 200 workers due to military spending cuts and the uneven economic recovery. Spokesman Paul Jackson said Thursday that the subsidiary of United Technologies […]

06/27/2013

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Elementary Tutor Accused Of Offering Cash For Kisses

A tutor at a Stratford elementary school is accused of offering children money and prizes in exchange for kisses.

06/12/2013

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Woman Sentenced On Benefits Fraud Charges in Maine

(Information in the following story is from: Kennebec Journal, http://www.kjonline.com/ ) AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ A woman who once lived in Maine has been sentenced to serve 20 months in prison for illegally obtaining more […]

05/30/2013

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Stay Put Lifted At Stratford High School

A “stay put” alert at Stratford High School has been lifted. A suspicious parcel dropped off on the sidewalk near Town Hall was discovered around 9:30 this morning. That prompted an evacuation of Town Hall […]

05/29/2013

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