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Bridgeport Police investigate after man fatally shot outside snack shop

-FILE - Bridgeport Police Cruiser (WTNH / George Roelofsen) BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH)- Bridgeport Police are investigating a murder after a man was found shot outside of a snack shop, early Tuesday morning. Av Harris, the Director of Legislative Affairs/Public Policy in Bridgeport, says that at aro

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-16 13:27:00

Town agrees to pay $2.1M to woman injured in bicycle crash

BRIDGEPORT (AP) - Fairfield has agreed to pay $2.1 million to the family of a woman who suffered a brain injury when her bicycle tire got caught in a road grate. Jonathan Perkins, a lawyer for the family of 34-year-old Rubia Rodriguez, tells local media the money will allow them to properly care for


Ganim Warns Bridgeport Residents On Upcoming Snow Impact

BRIDGEPORT, CT - From the City of Bridgeport: In anticipation of the pending snowfall due to impact the City of Bridgeport, Mayor Joe Ganim today is preparing residents with all snow related information. The Emergency Operation Center (EOC) continues to monitor the upcoming snow storm with cold cond

PATCH - 2018-01-16 22:19:51

Connecticut State Police K9 to receive body armor

Et tu, Brute? That's right; Brutus, too. Back in November, three State Police K9s received body armor - and now K9 Brutus makes four. Connecticut State Police announced Tuesday that State Police K9 Brutus will receive a bullet- and stab-protective vest from Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. - a non-profi

NEWCANAANNEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-01-16 23:59:59

X-Ray Reveals Scalpel Left Inside Vet's Body Years After Surgery

Share-worthy stories from the Connecticut Patch network to talk about tonight: A scalpel was discovered inside a U.S. Army veteran's abdomen four years after a surgery at the hospital located in Connecticut, according to a lawsuit.>>>Read More. A GoFundMe page has been established to raise money fo

PATCH - 2018-01-16 20:50:45

Man Stole $1.1K Worth Of Items From Home Depot: Fairfield Police

FAIRFIELD, CT - Police are asking for the public's assistance with identifying a suspect accused of stealing more than $1,100 worth of items from Home Depot in Fairfield. Police say the theft took place on Dec. 12 when the suspect (pictured) is believed to have taken three NEST thermostats, and two

PATCH - 2018-01-16 13:17:15

Bridgeport Woman Stole Electricity Using Fake IDs: Report

BRIDGEPORT, CT - A 63-year-old Bridgeport woman was charged with multiple counts of larceny and identity theft in connection with an alleged scheme where she used six fraudulent identities to steal electricity from the utility company United Illuminating, reports the Daily Voice. Sharonda Chisholm-F

PATCH - 2018-01-16 18:58:05

Stratford Man Receives Settlement In Crosswalk Crash Case: Report

STRATFORD, CT - Court officials said a Stratford man who was injured after being struck by a car at a crosswalk has received a $100,000 settlement, the Connecticut Post reported. Police said the incident occurred on Sept. 9, 2015, shortly after 7 p.m. Court officials said John Maher, 48, was struck

PATCH - 2018-01-16 15:10:22

BREAKING: Corrections Officer Assaulted At Brewton Jail

BREWTON, AL (WKRG) A corrections officer is recovering after being attacked at the Escambia County Detention Center. The 19-year-old officer was assaulted during dinner on Saturday by three inmates, according to Escambia County Chief Deputy Mike Lambert. Other officers who witnessed the attack jumpe

WKRG - 2018-01-16 13:21:14

Crestview man accused of masturbating at bus stop

CRESTVIEW - A 27-year-old man accused of masturbating at a bus stop was arrested after being identified in a photo line-up. Ryan Michael Johnson faces one felony charge of lewd and lascivious exhibition in front of a minor, according to his Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office arrest report. The victim,

NW FLORIDA DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-16 21:49:28

Andy, Opp, Covington County schools, and LBW announce closings

The superintendents of the Andalusia, Opp, and Covington County school systems have announced all three systems will be closed on Wed., Jan. 17, due to the possibility of inclement weather. LBW Community College will close today Tues., Jan. 16, at 4 p.m., and remain closed through normal business ho

ANDALUSIA STAR NEWS - 2018-01-16 22:32:00

Destin man brutalizes woman during sexual battery

The couple had returned from a weeklong cruise when the attack, which included a threat of death, occurred. Staff report A 49-year-old Destin man faces felony charges of kidnapping and sexual battery for allegedly battering a female with whom he is in a relationship. David Hamilton Brown was charge

NW FLORIDA DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-16 14:55:40

Pensacola man arrested on claims he repeatedly sexually assaulted child

A Pensacola man is facing a life felony sexual assault charge for alleged repeated sexual battery of a child. The victim told investigators that Thomas Ware, 42, started the abuse in February by rubbing her back and graduated over time to sexual battery until she reported the alleged assault in Augu

PENSACOLA NEWS JOURNAL - 2018-01-16 20:38:14

BLOTTER: Man calls police, tells them to call FBI over 'compromised' phone

FORT WALTON BEACH - A man who might have been mentally ill was trespassed from TGI Friday's after refusing to leave the restaurant. He had called 911, complaining that someone was following him, trying to kill him and taking his "monies" from a 401K. When officers responded to the restaurant, the 44

NW FLORIDA DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-16 12:00:00

Pensacola man sentenced, ordered to pay more than $1M for thefts and frauds

A Pensacola man has been sentenced to 20 years of incarceration in state prison and ordered to pay more than $1 million restitution by Judge Thomas Dannhieser. An Escambia County jury convicted 58-year-old Ronald Ball of nine felony charges, including three counts of grand theft, two counts of money

WEAR - 2018-01-16 23:19:30

Chemical sprayed to prevent ice from bonding to bridge, FHP warns to stay off roadways

According to Ian Satter with Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), crews went out Tuesday beginning at 1 p.m. in Escambia County and worked their way East to Jackson County. They sprayed Potassium Acetate, a deicing chemical on all state road bridges. The chemical is sprayed on concrete decke

WEAR - 2018-01-16 21:26:34

Man killed when car collides with Amtrak train in rural Dixon

A man was killed Tuesday afternoon when his car collided with an Amtrak Capitol Corridor Train in rural Dixon. The victim's identity could not be ascertained at press time. Just after 3 p.m., the train was headed eastbound across the tracks at Batavia Road near Weber Road when it struck a pewter gra

VALLEJO TIMES-HERALD - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

One Death Reported In Vehicle-Train Crash Outside Dixon

Bay City News Service Published 3:19 pm, Tuesday, January 16, 2018 At least one person died this afternoon in a crash involving a train and vehicle in Solano County, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said. The collision was reported in the area of 7118 Batavia Road outside Dixon at 2:59 p.m., a

SFGATE - 2018-01-16 23:19:00

1 dead in collision involving Amtrak train near Dixon

DIXON, Calif. - One person died when an Amtrak train and an occupied vehicle collided in unincorporated Solano County near Dixon this afternoon. The Capitol Corridor Amtrak train was carrying 65 passengers from San Jose to Sacramento when the incident occurred, Amtrak spokesperson Kimberly Woods sai

BAYINSIDER - 2018-01-17 00:36:00

UCD student robbed at gunpoint at park

An 18-year-old UC Davis student reported being robbed at gunpoint early Monday morning at Oxford Circle Park, Davis police said. According to Lt. Paul Doroshov, the woman told officers she had been standing on a sidewalk on the east side of the Orchard Park Circle park at about 1:30 a.m. when she wa

DAVIS ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-17 01:45:42