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Man Donates $45k Worth Of Toys To Children Who Were Robbed Of Christmas Presents In Bridgeport
Bridgeport, CT – In Bridgeport, “How the Grinch stole Christmas” and “A Christmas Carol” are mashing up and playing out in a weird reality version except this story involves local thieves playing the part as the Grinch, and Lucas Burnley as Scrooge, though, unlike Scrooge he is a non-contemptuous ma
Man charged with killing Connecticut woman he met on dating app
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Police have arrested an Ohio man, charging him with killing a Connecticut woman he met on a dating app. Bridgeport Police detectives announced Friday that 26-year-old Brandon Roberts has been charged with killing 25-year-old Emily Todd of Bethel. Todd was found Sunday with a guns
Bridgeport PD: Suspect in Bethel woman’s murder found in Ohio
BRIDGEPORT — Police announced Friday the arrest of a suspect in the city’s most recent homicide. City detectives obtained an arrest warrant for 26-year-old Brandon Roberts on Wednesday, charging him with murder, felony murder, first-degree robbery, using a firearm in commission of a felony and carry
Shooting victim Emily Todd mourned in Conn., Maine
Photo: Photo Courtesy Of Todd Family / Contributed Photo. Towns on near-opposite ends of New England mourned Saturday for Emily Todd. While her kind nature was remembered at services in Bethel, friends and family there and in Chebeague Island, Maine, struggled with the cruelty of her death at 25.
Stratford Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Gun Charge
STRATFORD, CT — A Stratford man has pleaded guilty to a federal charge for illegally buying a gun, according to authorities. Tymon Peterson, 29, of Stratford, pleaded guilty Friday in federal court to one count of making a false statement during the purchase of a firearm, U.S. States Attorney for Co
Special Weather Statement, Hazardous Weather Outlook Issued
The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook and a Special Weather Statement for tonight and Sunday for inland sections of Fairfield and New Haven counties.
Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Dutchess County With Ice, Snow Coming
The National Weather Service is warning residents throughout the Hudson Valley and Fairfield County that a brief period of freezing rain is possible overnight in areas farther south while accumulating ice and snowfall is expected north of I-84 into early Monday morning.
Stamford seeks to park more cars on city tax rolls
STAMFORD — Investigators soon may be traversing the streets with cameras and license-plate readers, gathering information that can be checked against databases to determine where cars “live.” Officials want to identify residents who avoid the city’s motor vehicle tax by registering their cars elsewh
Arrest made in murder of woman from Chebeague Island
Emily Todd, 25, was found shot to death in Bridgeport, Connecticut, before her alleged killer fled to Ohio. Police in Bridgeport, Conn., have arrested and charged a 26-year-old man with the murder of a 25-year-old Chebeague Island native.
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.
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
Connecticut sports arena ordered to pay $200,000 over boy’s injury
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — The owners of a Connecticut sports arena have been ordered by a jury to pay $200,000 to the family of an 8-year-old boy who fell out of the stands while trying to high-five hockey players.
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
2 Caught With Stash Of Fraudulent Debit Cards, Says Greenwich PD
GREENWICH, CT — A pair of Bridgeport residents were arrested on forgery, identity theft and related charges Wednesday afternoon following a motor vehicle stop where police found a stash of re-coded debit cards in their possession, according to Greenwich Police Lt. John Slusarz.
Milford child nearly impaled following Vermont crash
COLCHESTER, Vt. — A close call for one Milford child after a crash in Vermont. Vermont State Police say around 4:40 p.m. Tuesday, they received several calls about multiple crashes on I-89 northbound in the town of Colchester.
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
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
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.
5 Open Houses To Scope In The Stratford Area
STRATFORD, CT — If you're shopping for a new home, you've likely already browsed through all the online listings for your area. And while you've probably learned roughly what these homes are like from the photos, you just can't beat an in-person encounter with the real thing.
Fundraiser to benefit daughters of Waterbury teacher killed on Candlewood Lake
NEW FAIRFIELD — Wanda Tirado was always the first to offer to help others, whether they be a friend who had back surgery or a homeless man in need of groceries. But after the Waterbury teacher’s death on Candlewood Lake this summer, her friends are rallying around her family.