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Police: Norwalk fugitive in custody following traffic incident

WESTPORT - An anonymous call for a welfare check led to the arrest of a Norwalk woman with an extensive record of arrests, police said. Westport police received a call from a driver around 8 a.m. Friday requesting that cops check the welfare on the occupants of a vehicle last seen getting off I-95 a

WESTPORT NEWS - 2018-03-24 12:37:34

Ansonia police: Mother left 2-year-old home alone

ANSONIA - A city resident was charged after, police said, she left her 2-year-old child home alone. Julie Sherman, 36, was charged with risk of injury, said police Lt. Patrick Lynch. Around 10:40 a.m. Friday, Ansonia police received a call that a small child was walking alone in the area of Sixth St

CONNECTICUT POST - 2018-03-23 17:02:16

Danbury Teen Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter

DANBURY, CT - Danbury teen Ronald Massagli, 16, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of Gabe Bardo, 18, last year. Massagli's plea deal calls for between four and 15 years in prison, according to the News-Times. He was facing 25 years to life under the original felony murder charge. Police re

PATCH - 2018-03-23 14:34:41

Mayors of Bridgeport and New Haven object to state pay-outs for Hartford's debts

HARTFORD - The mayors of Bridgeport and New Haven lobbed criticism at the state Friday for a bailout deal paying off some of Hartford's debt to rescue the capital city from bankruptcy. "We question whether it represents an equitable practice," said Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim and New Haven Mayor Toni

CONNECTICUT POST - 2018-03-23 18:17:36

Official: White substance found in Bridgeport mailbox still unidentified

BRIDGEPORT - A city resident called police Friday when he received a second item containing white powder in just a few days time, officials said. The substance was "still undetermined as far as I know," said police spokesman Av Harris shortly after 8 p.m. Friday. Police and fire personnel responded


Mom Arrested After 2-Year-Old Found Walking Alone in Ansonia

Ansonia Police The mother of a toddler found walking alone in Ansonia has been arrested, police said. A neighbor reported a small child walking alone on 6th Street and Hubbell Avenue around 10:40 a.m. on Friday. The 2-year-old entered a home on Hubbell Avenue, according to police. The child's moth

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-03-23 20:58:53

Fire breaks out at New Haven firehouse

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)-A fire broke out at a New Haven firehouse on Friday night. It happened around 6:15 p.m. at the firehouse on Whitney Avenue. ReportIt photos from News 8 viewers showed flames coming out of the second floor of the building. State police were called in to investigate how the fi

WTNH.COM - 2018-03-24 02:49:12

Brookfield Man Found Dead Out-Of-State: Report

The man's body was found last year in the woods and police were able to confirm his identity as a Brookfield man. BROOKFIELD, CT - A local man's remains were found in Vermont woods, according to Vermont State Police. The Office of The Chief Medical Examiner in Vermont identified the victim as Paul P

PATCH - 2018-03-23 19:33:05

Connecticut woman charged with welfare fraud

SHELTON, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut woman who owns real estate and expensive vehicles has been charged with obtaining more than $100,000 in welfare benefits to which she was not entitled. The Connecticut Post reports that 47-year-old Natalie Wittmer, of Shelton, was arrested Wednesday and charged wi


#BREAKING NYC Firefighter killed in Harlem fire

A firefighter died while battling a five alarm fire in Harlem late last night. The fire broke out in the basement of a building on St. Nicholas Avenue just before 11 p.m. As flames spread, a firefighter became trapped. He was rushed to Harlem Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Three other firef

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-03-23 06:28:02

Dispute flares over Bridgeport arena parking

BRIDGEPORT - When actor and comedian Kevin Hart brought his The Irresponsible Tour to town Saturday night, he played to a sold out municipal arena - and received the key to the city from Mayor Joe Ganim. "Sold out because #BPT and #CT love you," Ganim tweeted online in a message accompanying photos

WESTPORT NEWS - 2018-03-22 21:54:47

Former Easton EMS volunteer accused of taking photos of patients

EASTON - A former emergency medical services volunteer is facing charges after, police said, he planted a camera in a bathroom of the EMS building and took photos of patients in ambulances. Christopher Barlow, 21, of Back River Way in Duxbury, Massachusetts, was charged with two counts of stealing a


Trumbull High graduate charged in bomb threat against school

A member of the Trumbull High Class of 2011 has been arrested after police said he posted a bomb threat against the school on his Facebook page. Police were notified about the threat by two different tips Wednesday evening. Rushab Momaya, 23, stated that he was going to bomb the school but did not i


CT Snow Totals Town-By-Town 3/21/18 Storm

In the end the snowstorm that was projected at one point to drop more than a foot of snow over the state managed to drop about half-a-foot of the hated white powder in a few spots. Many spots only got a couple of inches. Suffice to say many people across Connecticut scorned meteorologists for the in


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PATCH - 2018-03-22 21:59:02

Naugatuck Police Update: 16 Arrests Made on Wednesday

3/22/18 NPD CALL ACTIVITY REPORT Good Monday Everyone ... WEATHER: Cloudy with snow showers mainly during the morning. High 47F. Winds NNW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 70%. ... TONIGHT Some clouds. Low near 30F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph. BRIDGE REPORTS: Prospect St - Open Maple St - Open ***


Suicidal person apprehended on overpass in Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT - A suicidal person was coaxed off the ledge of an highway overpass Tuesday evening. Around 7:40 p.m., police and fire units were dispatched to Lindley Street where it passes over Route 25. Police spokesman Av Harris said the "suicidal party (was) sitting on the ledge of Lindley Street ov


State police seize AR-15, several other firearms from Bridgeport residence

BRIDGEPORT - State and local police together arrested a city resident and seized several firearms from his residence, including an AR-15 earlier this month, state police said in a news release. Albert Lee, 37, of Bridgeport, was charged with possession of an assault weapon, possession of high capaci


New Updates on Snow Estimates and When To Expect the Heavy Snow

If the National Weather Service is correct, the big winner from a snow accumulation standpoint will be Fairfield County, followed closely by New Haven and Middlesex counties and inland areas of New London County. Snow will still be falling in Hartford, Tolland, Windham, and Litchfield counties but c


PD: Several firearms, ammunition seized from convicted felon in Bridgeport

Albert Lee (Photo: Bridgeport police) BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) - A convicted felon from Bridgeport is facing numerous charges after firearms and ammunition were seized from a residence in the city. According to police, on March 1, officials executed a search warrant for a home located on Lewis Str