22, Aug 2014 - Fairfield, CT Former Staples Coach Pleads Guilty to Sex Assault Charges
A former Staples High School math teacher and swim coach faces eight years in prison and a lifetime on a sex offender registry after pleading guilty in Bridgeport Superior Court today to sexually assaulting two girls—who are now 12 and 9—over a three-year period, the Connecticut Post reported.
19, Aug 2014 - Connecticut police officer indicted for stomping tasered suspect
(Reuters) - A Connecticut police officer has been indicted on a charge he violated a tasered suspect's civil rights after being caught on videotape appearing to stomp the downed man's head and neck, federal prosecutors said on Friday. Clive Higgins, a 12-year veteran of the Bridgeport Police, was due in court on Friday to be arraigned on the felony charge of using unreasonable force during the ...
02, Apr 2014 - $5M bail set for Conn. man in attempted hanging
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut judge has set bail at $5 million for a landscaper charged with raping his wife and trying to hang her from a noose tied to their garage ceiling.
18, Dec 2012 - State trooper pleads not guilty to thefts
Connecticut State Police Trooper Aaron Huntsman, left, appears with attorney Ryan McGuigan in Bridgeport Superior Court on Monday, December 17, 2012. Huntsman plead not guilty to charges of stealing $3,000 and a gold chain from victim of a motorcycle accident.