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Bridgeport (Fairfield, Connecticut)

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  • Court Right To Deny Law License To Ganim

    On Wednesday, the Connecticut Supreme Court unanimously quashed former Bridgeport Mayor Joseph Ganim's efforts to get his law license back, upholding a lower court ruling. It was not a hard call. Mr. Ganim, a lawyer, was a popular mayor of the state's...
  • Courtroom Surprises: Twists And Turns In Connecticut Trials

    Courtroom Surprises: Twists And Turns In Connecticut Trials
    Nearly a century ago, it might have become the trial of the century. A Bridgeport priest was shot dead on a busy city street. Multiple witnesses placed a dim-witted vagrant at the scene. Ballistics experts linked the man's gun to the crime. A chilling...
  • Battle Of Tax Cuts As Session Opens Wednesday

    Battle Of Tax Cuts As Session Opens Wednesday
    HARTFORD — The battle over tax cuts and rebates will take center stage Wednesday when the 2014 General Assembly session opens in a year when the governor and the entire legislature are up for reelection. Like Republican John G. Rowland in 1998,...
  • Ola: A Lively, Colorful Cantina

    Ola: A Lively, Colorful Cantina
    When the big, dull, brick wall was painted orange, it was clear the new restaurant on the corner was making a statement. Since Ola opened a year ago, it has created a lively cantina in Brooklawn, a neighborhood where Bridgeport and Fairfield overlap. This...
  • Holiday Frozen Classic -- UConn, Quinnipiac, Sacred Heart In '14; Add Yale In '15

    So the four state hockey teams are finally on the same page and in the same tournament. Starting the year after next, anyway. UConn, Quinnipiac, Sacred Heart and, yes, even Yale, have all agreed to particpate in an annual all-Connecticut tournament....
  • Murder Mystery: Sea Captain Meets His Fate On A Bridgeport Street

     Murder Mystery: Sea Captain Meets His Fate On A Bridgeport Street
    Navy Captain George Colvocoresses survived yellow fever, explored uncharted islands of the South Pacific Ocean and conducted daring raids on Southern command posts during the Civil War, only to come home to Connecticut and end up dead. The circumstances...
  • Girl, 16, stabbed to death in Connecticut high school on prom day

    A 16-year-old girl was stabbed to death inside a Milford, Conn., high school just hours before the junior prom on Friday, officials said. Maren Sanchez died from her wounds at Bridgeport Hospital, Milford Police Chief Keith Mello told reporters....
  • Connecticut's Hollywood Treatment: State Has Been A Backdrop And Star In Movies

    Connecticut's Hollywood Treatment: State Has Been A Backdrop And Star In Movies
    Hollywood has spent some time in Connecticut over the years. Some big box-office hits have been filmed here. Some flops have, too. But what has Connecticut looked like to movie goers? Some movies shot and set here take a jaundiced look at Connecticut....
  • Dan Deacon announces dates on Arcade Fire's tour

    Dan Deacon announces dates on Arcade Fire's tour
    Baltimore electro-maestro Dan Deacon will open for Arcade Fire, the Grammy-winning indie rock act from Montreal, on select dates of the band's Reflektor Tour, according to a press release and Deacon's Twitter account. The dates are in March, and the...
  • Film Review: 'In the Blood'

    Pulses are likely to remain level during "In the Blood," a serviceable vehicle for MMA champ Gina Carano ("Haywire"). In a plot that variously recalls "True Lies," "The Long Kiss Goodnight" and "Kill Bill," Carano plays a new bride looking forward to a...
  • Big Names In Rock, Pop Left Us With Big Memories

    Big Names In Rock, Pop Left Us With Big Memories
    In March 1964, 44-year-old Bridgeport resident Joseph J. Farkes was pulled over for speeding on the Connecticut Turnpike. Typically, Farkes blamed his daughter for blasting the radio and making it impossible for him to judge the car's speed (a sketchy way...