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Police in Connecticut respond to multiple bomb threats
Multiple police departments in Connecticut say they have dealt with bomb threats sent via email Thursday. Westport police were among the departments to release a statement regarding what they called a suspicious scam email.
Police: Bridgeport Man Caught With Forged Gift/Debit Cards In Traffic Stop
A man and woman from Bridgeport are facing multiple charges after Greenwich Police allegedly discovered a series of forget gift cards and debit cards during a traffic stop. Police stopped a vehicle in central Greenwich around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12 after an inquiry with the DMV showed that the
Police make progress investigating woman’s fatal shooting
BRIDGEPORT — Police said Thursday that they are continuing to actively investigate last weekend’s fatal shooting of a young Bethel woman here. “We are making progress,” said Police Capt. Brian Fitzgerald. He declined to comment further on the case.
Bridgeport man injured in explosion while inflating air mattress
A senior citizen was injured in an explosion while inflating an air mattress with a can of ‘fix-a-flat,’ police say. Juan Roberto was transported to St. Vincent’s Medical Center where he was treated for a collapsed lung.
Pedestrian reportedly hit by car in Bridgeport
BRIDGEPORT — City firefighters have requested police to redirect traffic in the area where a pedestrian was reportedly hit by a car Friday morning. Dispatch reported indicated that fire units were sent to the intersection of John Street and Park Avenue around 6:30 a.m. for a report of a person hit b
Bridgeport News: They Smashed The Damn Thing
9:40pm–#Bridgeport CT– Police are investigating a commercial burglary at the Tires and Wheels at 164 North Avenue. Entry was made by smashing in an aluminum bay door.
Bridgeport steps into the future with ShotSpotter technology
BRIDGEPORT — Police will be set up in three locations throughout the city Wednesday night to fire 9mm and 40mm handguns, to test the new ShotSpotter system installed in Bridgeport.
How Much Snow Are We Getting Today? New York, Connecticut, New Jersey Getting Wintry Mix Thursday
Thursday morning some people along the East Coast found their commute was a bit gloomy as wintry weather rolled in. The areas of southern Connecticut, northeast New Jersey and southeast New York were all under a hazardous weather outlook Thursday morning that was set to last through the day and into
UPDATE: 98 Degrees Get Apology Cake After Connecticut Parking Lot Issue
I wrote the definitive story on this matter yesterday. 98 Degrees was kicked out of a Stop N' Shop Parking lot in Norwalk, CT. Customers at a Norwalk Stop N' Shop were complaining about the buses in the lot and Stop N' Shop asked them to leave.
Accumulating Snow Now Forecast, Here's How Much To Expect
The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Fairfield and New Haven counties as snow has begun to fall this morning and it could result in some minor accumulation. A Hazardous Weather Outlook has also been issued for the coast of Middlesex County.
Bridgeport News: 3 Injured Including Cop
12:29am–# Police received a number of calls for a “man” attacking a woman at State and Iranistan Avenue. Police arrived and chased the “man” catching up to him on Wordin Avenue. Radio reports said an officer was injured in the pursuit. The woman was located in the 900 block of Iranistan Avenue bleed
1 hospitalized after explosion in Bridgeport home
BRIDGEPORT — One person was hospitalized Wednesday evening after a small explosion in a home on Beechwood Avenue, officials said. Around 6:30 p.m., fire units were sent to the 100 block of Beechwood Avenue, between Norman Street and Wood Avenue for a reported medical incident. Dispatch reports indic
Police: Bridgeport woman stole mail, fled police
WESTPORT — A Bridgeport woman was arrested in court following allegations that she stole mail and fled from police. On Oct. 8, Daisha Haynes, 20, and fellow Bridgeport resident Jovan Boyd, 28, were arrested after a brief pursuit with Westport officers. Haynes and Boyd initially fled but were then fo
Police arrest Bridgeport man involved in a domestic violence incident
SHELTON, Conn. (WTNH) - Shelton police arrested a Bridgeport man on Monday for a violent domestic incident that involved possession of a firearm. Officers arrested Owen Mason, 31 of Bridgeport, at the Derby Superior court where he was appearing on unrelated charges.
Bridgeport News: Package Store Robbed At Gunpoint
9:50pm–#Bridgeport CT– Julianne’s Wines & Liquors at 2669 Fairfield Avenue was robbed at gunpoint. The clerk was pistol-whipped and treated by EMS. Three armed males fled in a mini-van.
Stabbing Under Investigation In Bridgeport
Police are investigating a stabbing that occurred in broad daylight on a city street. The incident took place around 1:45 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12 on Park Avenue, in Bridgeport, according to Bridgeport Police.
Bridgeport church receives toy donations following theft
Christmas came early Wednesday for a holiday charity recently targeted by thieves. A Massachusetts business owner with no connection to the church or Bridgeport made some donations. Lucas Burnely says his mother-in-law saw the story of the theft on the news and he felt compelled to do something.
C.O.B.R.A. Self-Defense Founder Will Be in Fairfield January 19th!
Come train with the best - C.O.B.R.A. Self-Defense CEO and founder Chris Sutton will be available for a one-day seminar hosted by Dojo Fairfield on Saturday January 19th at 9:30am.
Bethel woman slain in Bridgeport remembered as caring, passionate
Friends and colleagues described the 25-year-old Bethel woman who was murdered in Bridgeport as giving and a “beautiful soul.” Emily Todd, a 2011 Bethel High School graduate, worked on the memory care unit at Saint John Paul II Center, an elderly living facility in Danbury.
Bridgeport man arrested in Shelton after violent assault
SHELTON (WFSB) - A Bridgeport man was arrested after police say he was involved in a violent assault Monday. Owen Mason, 31, of Jewett Street in Bridgeport was arrested by Shelton Police and charged with home invasion, criminal possession of a firearm, second-degree strangulation and risk of injury