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Milford police arrest 2 Stratford suspects linked to 25+ car burglaries

MILFORD, Conn. (WTNH) - A Stratford man and woman are accused of breaking into more than 25 cars in Milford, according to Milford police. Officers say two suspects rummaged through over 25 cars overnight Wednesday into Thursday. 18-year-old Jeana McNeill and 19-year-old Edwin Cordero face a list of


Power line falls at Bridgeport gas station, sparks fire

BRIDGEPORT — A primary power line fell down on top of a canopy at a city gas station on Saturday, causing a fire and forcing the utility company to shut off the power line as crews work to make repairs.


Man charged with stealing Christmas toys collected by Bridgeport church

BRIDGEPORT — A man police say stole hundreds of Christmas toys collected by a Connecticut church for underprivileged children, then tried to sell them out of his minivan to passers-by on the street, has been held on $25,000 bail.


Bridgeport councilman still trying to open liquor store

BRIDGEPORT — City Councilman Michael DeFilippo is forging ahead to try and re-open his North End liquor store three years after a judge tossed DeFilippo’s zoning variance and shut the business down.


Bridgeport News: Street Robbery

1:00am–#Bridgeport CT– A man was robbed of cash and his cellphone outside of the 1600 block of Barnum Avenue. There was no word if a weapon was involved.


Two Roads’s second brewery weeks from opening

Two Road’s Brewing Company is weeks away from unveiling its new brewery, and a string of innovative beers to boot. After 15 months of construction, founders of the Stratford craft beer giant are preparing to open their 25,000 square-foot facility, titled Area Two, on March 11. Dozens joined CEO Brad


Man Pleads Guilty To Raping, Robbing Woman In Fairfield

FAIRFIELD, CT — A New Haven man faces 25 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges that he raped and robbed a woman near the Fairfield train station in 2016, according to the Connecticut Post. Michael Fontaine, who was 48 at the time of his arrest in December of 2016, was charged with first-d


Lamont selects nonprofit head to be next state housing commissioner

Seila Mosquera, the leader of a nonprofit developer of affordable housing, is Gov. Ned Lamont’s choice to become the state housing commissioner. Mosquera is the president and chief executive officer of the Mutual Housing Association of South Central Connecticut, which does business as NeighborWorks


Woman shot in both feet while laying in bed in Connecticut

HAMDEN, C.T. (WTNH-TV) - A 21-year-old woman was shot in both of her feet while she was laying in bed in Connecticut early Friday morning. Police say that at around 2 a.m., officers responded to Hamden on Dix Street to the report of shots fired.


Stratford EMS Gains NAEMT Center Status

Stratford, CT – Stratford EMS Training & Education Center has recently obtained NAEMT (National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians) Training Center status, enabling us to deliver key training courses, such as Geriatric Education, EMS Safety, All Hazards Disaster Response and more.


Milford Resident Named To Top State Position

From the Office of Gov. Ned Lamont: Governor Ned Lamont has announced that he has chosen Seila Mosquera-Bruno of Milford to serve as Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Housing (DOH). An advocate for affordable housing in the state and nationally, Mosquera-Bruno has dedicated her career to


Bridgeport -Then And Now

IT'S really to bad we can not turn back the clocks to a better time period when Bridgeport had it all.NO longer is the city of industry as it once was.The biggest city in the state faltered and our industry disappeared.Focus today is on redevelopment especially downtown.During 1870-1920-Bridgeport l


Southern CT under high wind watch Sunday, Monday

BRIDGEPORT — Strong winds are expected to hit the southern part of the state this weekend, prompting a high wind watch from Sunday evening through Monday evening. The National Weather Service issued the watch after spotting a system that could cause winds between 25 to 35 mph, with gusts up to 60 mp


Father found not guilty in Trumbull birthday party fracas

BRIDGEPORT — A Bridgeport man was found not guilty Friday of charges that he assaulted his daughter and pointed a gun at her boyfriend while attending his granddaughter’s birthday party in Trumbull.


Milford Students Coffee Cart Sells 'Success' – One Cup at a Time

From Milford Public Schools: What started as a simple coffee cart has become a powerful job-training program for students in Milford – and on Monday, February 25th – you are invited to help celebrate their 3rd anniversary of being in business.


Trumbull garage fire quickly extinguished

TRUMBULL — Firefighters quickly put out an intense garage fire Thursday night, officials said Friday. Firefighters from Trumbull Center, Long Hill and Nichols fire departments were sent to a home on Glenwood Drive for a reported fire in a garage.


Homeowner Suffers Minor Injuries in Trumbull House Fire

A homeowner was taken to the hospital to be treated for minor injuries after there was a fire at his house in Trumbull on Friday night. Firefighters responded to a home on Sylvan Avenue around 10:15 p.m. after getting a report of a structure fire.


Connecticut man says cop confused hash brown for cellphone in distracted driving case

NORWALK, Connecticut (WPVI) -- A Connecticut man is fighting a ticket for distracted driving after he says the police officer confused his hash brown patty for a cellphone. Jason Stiber was cited last April on Post Road. He stopped at McDonald's on his way to work and says he was eating a hash brown


Soldiers And Sailors Honored BY Statue

Right here in SEASIDE PARK in Bridgeport.This is a tribute to those who served during the CIVIL WAR.The statue depicts a infantry soldier and sailor.A plaque pays homage to the men who served during this war time.180 local residents died during the war.The statue stands today on the very ground the


Avoid I-95 Northbound In Bridgeport

12:27pm–#Bridgeport CT– Avoid I-95 northbound near exit 26. A three-truck accident including a box truck that lost it’s load has strewn items across the highway. Take an alternative route!