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Suspect At Large After Two Shot In Bridgeport
Police are still searching for suspects in the weekend shooting of two men in Bridgeport. The shooting took place around 2:30 a.m., Saturday, April 20, at Pembroke and Arctic streets, said Terron Jones, spokesman for the Bridgeport Police Department.
Frank Sinatra's Home in Weston is Back on the Market
WESTON, CT — Homebuyers in southwestern Connecticut can now own a piece of Hollywood. The 10-acre estate, known as October Hill, in Lower Weston, includes 679 feet of Saugatuck River frontage and is rumored to be the one-time rental home of Frank Sinatra and Mia Farrow.
Today in Apple history: App Store hits 1 billion downloads
13-year-old Connor Mulcahey of Weston, Connecticut, wins a “1 Billion App Countdown” promotion. He takes home an assortment of Apple products valued at more than $13,000. Peer-to-peer file sharing app Bump is the 1 billionth app to be downloaded.
Mother Accused Of Leaving Kids In Car While Shopping In Trumbull
A 29-year-old mother has been arrested for allegedly leaving her two small children in an unlocked vehicle while she went shopping in Trumbull, said police. Yonneisha Reed of Bridgeport was arrested on Tuesday, April 16, for leaving the children, ages 2 and 4, inside of a 2011 Mitsubishi Outlander a
Budget numbers are set for Wilton Annual Town Meeting
There will be five questions on the ballot at the Annual Town Meeting (ATM) and budget referendum which will be held Tuesday, May 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Clune Center auditorium at Wilton High School.
Teen Charged in Shakespeare Fire Charged in West Haven Fires
A teen charged with arson after fire destroyed Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford in January has also been arrested in connection with two fires in West Haven, according to West Haven police.
Rival Bridgeport politicians accused each other of using drugs. The result was a showdown at a urinalysis lab.
It’s been described as a “political pissing contest” — literally. Two feuding politicians in Bridgeport, Connecticut's largest city, spent much of the past week accusing each other of being on mind-altering substances after getting into an ugly fight in the comments section of a local political blog
18-Year-Old Dies After Being Shot By Officer, CT State Police Says
An 18-year-old who was shot and killed in an officer-involved incident after allegedly crashing into a police cruiser and then driving toward an officer has died. Anthony Jose Vega Cruz, of Wethersfield, died on Monday, April 22, according to the Connecticut State Police who are investigating the in
New Canaan Man, 58, Arrested After Dispute in Restaurant Downtown
Police last week arrested a 58-year-old Cheese Spring Road man and charged him with second-degree breach of peace. At about 12:51 p.m. on April 18, officers were dispatched to Press Burger on South Avenue on a report of an active dispute between two customers, according to police.
Connecticut Man Facing Charges In Anguilla Over Death Of Resort Worker
DARIEN, Conn. (CBSNewYork) – A Connecticut man is accused of killing a hotel worker on a Caribbean island while on vacation with his family. A family vacation on the British island of Anguilla ended with an arrest and accusations of manslaughter for 44-year-old Scott Hapgood, of Darien.
Bridgeport gas station faces fine in e-nicotine sale
BRIDGEPORT - A local gas station is facing a $570 civil penalty after two federal Food and Drug administration compliance checks in less than a year revealed the sale of cigars to minors.
CT files expanded lawsuit against Purdue Pharma, Sackler family for fraud
Members of the Sackler family are included in an expanded, amended lawsuit filed against Stamford’s Purdue Pharma by Connecticut Attorney General William Tong. The amended complaint alleges new details of actions that Purdue deployed in Connecticut to push its addictive opioids and takes direct aim
Duo Charged after Shooting BB Gun in Binney Park on Easter Sunday
Greenwich Police responded to Old Greenwich on Sunday around 7:30pm on a report of two individuals shooting a BB gun into Binney Pond. When officers arrived they found two people matching the reporting party’s description in possession of a firearm. Investigation revealed a BB gun was discharged int
Compensation made after Ridgefield baseball field set on fire
RIDGEFIELD, CT (WFSB) -- Criminal charges are not being pressed after a baseball field at a local park was set on fire in Ridgefield earlier this month. On Tuesday, police said compensation was made for the damages, and the town no longer wishes to press charges.
Connecticut Families Extra: More play, less pounds
In the U.S., nearly one in five kids, ages six to 19, is obese. Now, a new study by researchers at Vanderbilt University medical center looks at the impact of community-based programs in disadvantaged neighborhoods.
Yale grad killed in Texas plane crash
A former New Canaan resident and Yale University grad was one of six people killed in a plane crash Monday in Texas. Angela “Angie” Webb Kensinger, 54, and her husband, Stuart Roben Kensinger, 55, were killed when a twin-engine Beechcraft BE58 went down while approaching Kerrville Municipal Airport,
Police: 2 pounds of pot found in Trumbull man’s car
TRUMBULL — A town man is facing multiple charges, including drug possession with intent to sell, following a routine traffic stop last week. According to Lt. Brian Weir, Johnny Calo, 25, was stopped around 5:40 p.m. Wednesday when an officer noticed the registration on his 2010 Audi A6 was expired.
Danbury Franklin Street Crash Under Investigation
The crash that closed down Franklin Street in Danbury for hours on Monday is now being investigated by the Danbury Police Department. At around 4:40 pm on Monday, a car met a utility pole on Franklin Street that resulted in two people being sent to the hospital, and the street being closed during th
Amazon truck hits Darien’s railroad bridge, gets stuck underneath
On Saturday, April 20, at approximately 5 a.m., a tractor trailer exceeding the posted height of the Boston Post Road railroad bridge in Darien struck the bridge and became wedged underneath.
Msgr. Bronkiewicz to retire from St. Mary Parish
After nearly half a century of Masses and 16 years leading the historic Catholic Church in Ridgefield center, Monsignor Laurence Bronkiewicz has announced his retirement as pastor of St. Mary Parish.