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With ferry high and dry, Bridgeport operator apologizes

The company running the Bridgeport & Port Jefferson Ferry service apologized for weekend delays it called "a perfect storm of events"after a vessel got blocked in dry dock by a U.S. Coast Guard vessel undergoing repairs. Ordinarily running three ferries at this time of year, the Bridgeport & Port Je

CONNECTICUT POST - 2017-11-20 17:35:30

Bridgeport's acting police chief faces criticism in his role

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - Acting Police Chief Armando "A.J." Perez's week began with the release of a video showing a female cop repeatedly punching the head of a teenager held down by her colleagues in blue. That officer - Christina Arroyo - is among a handful of Bridgeport's Finest who since spring

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-11-20 21:08:30

Bridgeport Police Need Video Cameras

The city of Bridgeport's shameful reluctance to equip its police officers or their vehicles with video cameras has to stop, now, for the sake of its citizens and its police department. City officials had all the motivation they needed back in May, when questions arose after rookie Bridgeport Police

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-11-19 05:00:00

Bridgeport police look to crack down on car thefts

Bridgeport police say they're cracking down on car thefts in the city in response to a dramatic spike in the problem both locally and statewide. A car stolen from a resident who had parked it in front of his house was later recovered thanks to an undercover program launched by the Bridgeport Police


Bridgeport state police troop to begin toy drive

BRIDGEPORT - The city-based Troop G of Connecticut State Police will begin their toy drive next weekend. "It's that time of year, so while you're out shopping grab an extra toy to donate to a child in need," state police encouraged. State police ask that donations be new, unwrapped toys for children


Fatal Train Accident; Outdoor Patio Debated; Affordable Housing

There was plenty of news across your town over the past week. If you missed any of it on your local Patch, here's a roundup of some of the top stories. Contribute your own content to Patch by signing up for an account and clicking the "Post on Patch" button at the top right of the site. The MTA is i

PATCH - 2017-11-19 22:00:00

Harding wrestling program saved through donations

BRIDGEPORT -For the second consecutive year, the wrestling program at Warren Harding High School has been saved through donations. Faced with budget cuts, the school district elimintated funding for the program in 2016. So team coaches turned to fundraising, attracting $18,829.41 in donations to hel

DARIENNEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-11-20 16:28:43

Career Resources, Inc. named Bank of America Neighborhood Builder

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. - Career Resources, Inc. has been named a 2017 Neighborhood Builder by Bank of America. The nonprofit is being recognized for its holistic, integrated approach to helping area residents gain and retain employment. The Neighborhood Builders (#NeighborhoodBuilders) grant will provide

PATCH - 2017-11-20 18:58:26

BLOTTER: Habitual driving offender arrested for driving, tries to fool police

NICEVILLE - A man marked as a habitual offender for driving with a suspended license was arrested for driving with a suspended license despite an apparent ploy to fool police. An officer spotted the 30-year-old DeFuniak Springs man driving in Niceville on Nov. 3 and followed him to confirm he was, i

NW FLORIDA DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-20 12:00:00

Scene of fatal crash in Destin getting official review

According to the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office, Jane Bartleson was driving her 2007 Chevy Equinox westbound on Highway 98 at around 12:45 a.m. Nov. 16 when her car flipped over, killing her. Her father, Bart Bartleson, said her car hit a concrete median that had been placed in the center of the r

NW FLORIDA DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-20 20:54:11

Local hospitals' safety assessed in nonprofit's report

Fort Walton Beach Medical Center and Twin Cities Hospital in Niceville each received "A" rankings from The Leapfrog Group. By Jim Thompson | 315-4445 | @Jimtnwfdn | jthompson@nwfdailynews.com FORT WALTON BEACH - Fort Walton Beach Medical Center and Twin Cities Hospital in Niceville each received "A


By Michael Snyder Northwest Florida Daily News

"I guess I was just daydreaming and thought, you know, I need to give this (mandolin-building) a try." From a tidy, modest workshop/garage, Niceville luthier Jason Sloan has been building exceptional handmade mandolins for working musicians and collectors. He built his first mandolin, an F5 style,

NW FLORIDA DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-19 06:01:00

Wozniak charged with murder in shooting death of husband

The Medical Examiner's Office determined Alfred Wozniak had been shot in the left temple. His body was found inside a tarp, arms duct taped at the wrists and placed across his midsection while his feet were taped together at the ankles. By Bob Heist | 315-4404 | @bobheistNWFDN | bheist@nwfdailynews.


Hope for Destin high school not dead

Supporters of the proposed high school in the city were less than happy Monday when the Okaloosa County School Board voted to rescind its half-cent sales tax referendum. By Heather Osbourne | 315-4440 | @heatheronwfdn | hosbourne@nwfdailynews.com DESTIN - Supporters of the proposed high school in t


EDITORIAL: Is the Gulfview Hotel worth the expense?

When the idea of relocating the old Gulfview Hotel to the heart of downtown Fort Walton Beach was first floated earlier this year, supporters quickly lined up for the idea. The building, which dates back to the early 1900s, has had several expensive renovations over the years and could be due for a

NW FLORIDA DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-19 12:00:00

CELEBRATE COMMUNITY: Mission Love Seeds plants seeds of hope

"I remember putting together the 10-year anniversary newsletter and it was mind-boggling to think what we accomplished. We are truly blessed to be a blessing for others." DESTIN - Mission Love Seeds began with 600 pounds of rice and a big heart. It was toward the end of 2004 when Barbi Carroll made


Police on the scene of a shooting in Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - Norfolk dispatchers say police are on the scene of a shooting in the 800 block of Goff Street. The call came in just before 6 p.m. The extent of the injuries is unknown at this time. NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - Norfolk dispatchers say police are on the scene of a shooting in the 800

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-11-19 23:14:24

Police holding second blood drive in support of Portsmouth officer

The Portsmouth Police Department held a blood Nov. 13, 2017 in support of Officer Angelina Baaklini, who was injured in a shooting earlier in the month. Baaklini spoke to some who gave blood in the donation via FaceTime. She was in good spirits the day of the drive, and on the road to recovery. Cre

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-11-20 14:52:47

IC Norcom HS closed due to power outage

I. C. Norcom High School PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) - I.C. Norcom High School in Portsmouth will be closed Monday due to a power outage. Officials with Portsmouth Public Schools say generators have also been affected in the total outage. Norcom buses are being returned to bus stops so that students ca

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-11-20 12:31:00

Man killed in single-vehicle crash in Accomack County

Image Credit: Virginia State Police/Facebook ACCOMACK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) - A man was killed Saturday night in a crash on Virginia's Eastern Shore. Virginia State Police say a 2000 Pontiac Sunfire being driven by Daniel Eli Yoder ran off the road on Horsey Road, near Route 13, and hit a tree. Yoder

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2017-11-20 13:43:19