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Police: Bridgeport man used taxi as getaway driver in burglary

Updated 11:01 am, Wednesday, September 20, 2017 WILTON - A Connecticut taxi service unwittingly ferried a Bridgeport man to and from a Wilton residence, which the man later broke into, stealing more than $2,000 worth of cell phones in the process, police said. Police said the incident occurred aft

CONNECTICUT POST - 2017-09-20 11:01:05

Police: 1 shot in Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT - After receiving multiple calls for shots being fired Tuesday evening, one gunshot wound victim was located, police spokesman Av Harris confirmed. The city dispatcher had officers respond to the area of Maplewood and Hancock avenues around 8:20 p.m. The dispatcher said there had been mul

CONNECTICUT POST - 2017-09-19 21:03:38

Hundreds Without Power in Shelton, Trumbull and Stratford

Hundreds of people are without power in Shelton, Trumbull and Stratford Wednesday morning. According to the United Illuminating website, 1,778 customers were without power as of 5:15 a.m. Over 1,300 of those are located in Shelton. Police said the power issues were not weather related, but rather so

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2017-09-20 09:53:28

Bridgeport Police: Have you seen this robbery suspect?

BRIDGEPORT-Police are asking the public's help to identify a man they believe robbed a convenience store in June. Officials released a photo of the suspect in a statement Tuesday: a light-skinned man wearing a beard and sporting sunglasses and a gray baseball cap. The robbery took place at the Check

NEWCANAANNEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-09-19 19:35:08

15 State Municipalities Vie For Amazon HQ

Fifteen municipalities in Connecticut are competing for the new $5 billion North American headquarters of Amazon Inc., state economic development officials said Wednesday. The Department of Economic and Community Development did not identify which towns and cities submitted their proposals or provid

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-09-20 20:05:00

UI restores power to more than 1,700 in Fairfield County

More than 1,700 customers who lost power across Fairfield County on Wednesday morning now have their service restored. Around 5 a.m., United Illuminating reported 954 customers were without power in Shelton, 492 in Trumbull and 332 in Stratford. At 6:40 a.m., UI reported that power was restored. Ev

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2017-09-20 18:52:20

Bridgeport PD: Teen shot on his own porch

Police in Bridgeport are asking for the public's help tracking down whoever shot a 15-year-old boy as he sat on his front porch Tuesday night. Police say the victim was an innocent bystander wounded in a drive-by shooting after 8 p.m. near his home at 979 Maplewood Ave. A bullet struck the teen's ar

NEWS 12 - 2017-09-20 19:24:00

Hwang and Kupchick Host Affordable Housing Forum on Updated 8-30g Law

FAIRFIELD - State Senator Tony Hwang (R-28) and State Rep. Brenda Kupchick (R-132) hosted a Sep. 18 public forum at the McKinley School Cafeteria to discuss recent changes to the state's 8-30g affordable housing law and next steps for Fairfield's Affordable Housing Commission. Sen. Hwang, who serves

HAMLETHUB.COM - 2017-09-20 17:59:00

Habitat home on Pembroke Street to go to Bridgeport family Saturday

Updated 1:45 pm, Wednesday, September 20, 2017 BRIDGEPORT-Another worthy city family will be getting their own home Saturday courtesy of Habitat for Humanity of Coastal Fairfield County. Habitat will turn over the keys to Natalie Cotto and her two daughters, Nina-Marie, 10 and Bailey, 2 during a c

CONNECTICUT POST - 2017-09-20 13:45:46

Ganim welcomes MGM but says city has options

BRIDGEPORT - Not too long ago returned Mayor Joe Ganim was wary of embroiling himself and this city in another casino war. "The city's been through that," Ganim said in March, referring to the failed attempt when he first held office in the 1990s to make Bridgeport a gambling destination. "Spent mon

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2017-09-20 23:58:29

Speakers to address HBA group

Housatonic Business Alliance in New Milford will hold its next meetings Sept. 28, Oct. 12 and Oct. 19 at 8 a.m. Guest speakers will be Anne McClelland of The First Bite LLC, which offers prepared cuisine for catered events, Sept. 28; Richard Herrington of Nicholas Tobin & Associates, an insurance co

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2017-09-20 18:51:22

DNA match leads to arrest for 2015 burglary

NEW CANAAN - An incarcerated Bridgeport man was charged in connection with a 2015 New Canaan home burglary after he was identified via DNA from the blood he left on broken glass at the scene. On Oct. 21, 2015, police received a report of a home break in on Snowberry Lane. Glass had been broken in or

NEWCANAANNEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-09-20 16:54:25

GOP governors say Connecticut winning race to bottom with Malloy

Updated 10:13 am, Wednesday, September 20, 2017 GOP governors say Connecticut winning race to bottom with Malloy 1 / 25 Back to Gallery STAMFORD - The Republican governors of New Hampshire and Kentucky said Tuesday night that Connecticut is a shell of its former self under Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, b

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2017-09-20 18:53:39

Connecticut Puerto Rican community braces for Hurricane Maria

John Burgeson Updated 5:13 pm, Wednesday, September 20, 2017 Back to Gallery BRIDGEPORT-Thousands of area residents awaited the landfall of Hurricane Maria Wednesday as the storm landfall on Puerto Rico with wind speeds of around 150 miles per hour, according to the National Weather Service. Around

NEWCANAANNEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-09-20 21:50:18

DNA helps cops catch jewelry theft suspect

Bridgeport resident Joseph Martinez, 27, was arrested for stealing jewelry valued at $32,000 during a break-in that took place nearly two years ago on Snowberry Lane. On October 21, 2015, the New Canaan Police investigation unit found blood on a piece of broken glass from a door, which was assumed t

NCADVERTISER.COM - 2017-09-20 13:35:16

Cat killed, dog owner ticketed

FAIRFIELD - A Bridgeport man was ticketed after police said his dog got loose and killed a cat on Shoreham Village Drive Saturday afternoon. Steven Hyatt, 31, told police he was working behind a house on Shoreham Village Drive, when his boss told him his dog, a pit bull, had jumped through the open


Herbst sends Dems a bill for $13k

Published 7:06 pm, Wednesday, September 20, 2017 TRUMBULL - First Selectman Tim Herbst is sending Democrats in town a bill for $13,352. The bill is for legal costs the town has incurred fighting a short-lived lawsuit in which a group wanted the town to stage a referendum on increasing the number o

CONNECTICUT POST - 2017-09-20 19:06:26

Thrift Mart thanks volunteers who worked 'tirelessly'

On Sept. 9, the Thrift Mart of New Milford "changed over" its entire stock from summer apparel to fall and winter. We hope everyone will visit us and take advantage of the renewed, quality apparel we have available while helping the social services of our town. Our hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2017-09-20 04:27:40

Shares 'sincere appreciation' for community support

On behalf of New Milford Community Ambulance, we would like to express our sincere appreciation to the following merchants of New Milford that donated items for our raffle and silent auction at our 2017 annual car cruise at John Pettibone School. Thank you All American Waste, Northville Market, Lee

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2017-09-20 04:27:38

Resident is 'alarmed at the level of rancor between the political parties' in town

I attended my first Town Council meeting in New Milford Sept. 11. Several observations follow. My intent is to make some specific suggestions for improvement, from the vantage point of an observer. Observers who want to speak are permitted just four minutes of time at the outset of the meeting. I ha

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2017-09-20 04:27:37