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Blotter: Drug, risk of injury charges in Norwalk
A 41-year-old Stuart Avenue man was charged with violation of a protective order, risk of injury to a child and disorderly conduct. He was held on $15,000 bond and given a court date of April 24.
8 Connecticut Brewfests for Spring/Summer 2019
Flowers aren't the only things to start popping up this spring, as brewfest season follows the sun into outdoor spaces all over Connecticut. Below is a short list of several notable events from around the state, from the eastern shore, all the way down into lower Fairfield County. Take a look, and s
Bizarre city council feud ends with politicians peeing in cups
A pair of Connecticut politicians got into a real pissing match – by peeing in cups for a drug test. Bridgeport City Councilman Ernest Newton and school board member Maria Pereira held what the Connecticut Post called “a modern twist on the classic political duel” after lobbing insults at each other
Bridgeport man arrested after tense standoff at Fairfield bank
FAIRFIELD - A Bridgeport man - suspected of stealing $120,000 - had a tense standoff with police at a Southport bank Tuesday afternoon. Police said in a release, the Detective Bureau was conducting an investigation into bank fraud related to the theft of approximately $120,000 from an elderly person
Mosquito season is slowly approaching in CT
MILFORD-- Get ready - it’s mosquito season!. With temperatures on the rise, you’ll be swatting at more and more of them. Residents like Mark Jurgot said since the city of Milford started its mosquito prevention program he has seen a decrease in activity.
Connecticut political feud escalates into dueling urine tests
Some political feuds end with an election. This one ended with a urine test. Two local lawmakers in the Connecticut city of Bridgeport spent the last week hurling insults and accusations of drug use at each other -- before deciding to settle the matter by peeing in a cup for a drug test.
At least 2 hurt in Trumbull head-on crash
TRUMBULL - A two-vehicle crash on Merrimac Drive Tuesday afternoon left at least two people injured. The crash happened shortly after 1 p.m. with both the Long Hill and Trumbull Center fire departments responded.
Paul Simon Lists Connecticut Estate for $13.9 Million
Even famous musicians want to downsize when their kids move out. That’s why Paul Simon is selling his countryside estate in New Canaan, Connecticut. The 8,500-square-foot home is listed for $13.9 million—or 16 percent less than the “Bridge Over Troubled Water” singer paid when he bought the place in
Bridgeport News: Kidnapping OR Domestic Dispute
2019-04-24 @ 11:11pm–#Bridgeport CT– Police received a report of a possible kidnapping that took place on East Avenue and Cross Street which included a baby in the car. Police quickly located the car around the corner on Barnum Avenue. Police also was investigating on Cross Street and Bishop Avenue
Connecticut turns up pressure on OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma
STAMFORD — Connecticut’s expanded lawsuit against Purdue Pharma and its owners positions the state to more aggressively pursue its claims, but does not assure a full redress of its allegations of deceptive marketing and fraudulent finances against the much-maligned OxyContin maker.
431-Pound Bear Euthanized After Confronting Resident, Ransacking Connecticut Home
A 431-pound bear was euthanized after entering a home in Connecticut, confronting the homeowner and then ransacking the kitchen and dining room. The incident took place early Saturday morning, April 20 when a Simsbury homeowner walked into his kitchen and was met by the huge bear who was looking for
Connecticut Police Open Fire On Unarmed Black Couple Sitting In Their Car
Protests erupted throughout several Connecticut neighborhoods Friday after police shot at an unarmed Black couple as they sat in their car. The surveillance footage reportedly shows, Hamden Police Officer Devin Eaton exit his patrol car and immediately unload his weapon into the red Honda. According
Trumbull Shoplifting Arrest Made: PD
TRUMBULL, CT — A Bridgeport woman was arrested after officers identified her from a previous shoplifting at Target in the mall, according to police. Police responded to the mall Sept. 27 on a report of three people shoplifting. One of the people was identified as Norma Melendez, 39. Investigators wa
Happy 381st Birthday New Haven!
New Haven celebrated its 381st birthday with fanfare, cupcakes and a recognition of other important institutions and people in the city who are reaching important milestones. That all took place at City Hall Tuesday afternoon as people gathered to recognize the historic occasion and recognize people
Rival Bridgeport politicians accused each other of using drugs. The result was a showdown at a urinalysis lab.
It’s been described as a “political pissing contest” — literally. Two feuding politicians in Bridgeport, Connecticut's largest city, spent much of the past week accusing each other of being on mind-altering substances after getting into an ugly fight in the comments section of a local political blog
Proposal Could Keep Trump Off Connecticut Ballot in 2020
Connecticut could end up ending one of the most heated political debates in Washington, or it could end up leaving President Donald Trump off of the 2020 ballot altogether. Connecticut is one of 18 states with a proposal to mandate that anyone running for president has to disclose their federal tax
Suspect At Large After Two Shot In Bridgeport
Police are still searching for suspects in the weekend shooting of two men in Bridgeport. The shooting took place around 2:30 a.m., Saturday, April 20, at Pembroke and Arctic streets, said Terron Jones, spokesman for the Bridgeport Police Department.
Two Arrests Made, But Cause Of Massive Fire At State Park Still Unclear
What started a fire that destroyed a multi-million dollar state project in Milford is still a mystery, but this week police arrested two eighteen-year-olds in connection with a pair of smaller fires at Silver Sands State Park.
Mother Accused Of Leaving Kids In Car While Shopping In Trumbull
A 29-year-old mother has been arrested for allegedly leaving her two small children in an unlocked vehicle while she went shopping in Trumbull, said police. Yonneisha Reed of Bridgeport was arrested on Tuesday, April 16, for leaving the children, ages 2 and 4, inside of a 2011 Mitsubishi Outlander a
Wake held for ‘Queen of the Paranormal’ Lorraine Warren
Friends, family and fans gathered Tuesday night to say goodbye to Connecticut's "queen of the paranormal." Lorraine Warren, of Monroe, died last week. Her wake was held Tuesday evening in Trumbull.