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Report Finds Bridgeport Police Justified In Fatal Shooting

A state prosecutor says four Bridgeport police officers were justified in the fatal shooting of a 23-year-old man who authorities say pointed a gun at police during an undercover operation.

05/20/2015

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Bridgeport Father Charged In The Death Of His Baby

An autopsy found a high level of alcohol in the system of the man’s 5-month-old son.

05/19/2015

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Body Pulled From Bridgeport River

Authorities are investigating after a body was pulled from the Pequonnock River in Bridgeport in front of dozens of people enjoying the weekend weather, including families with children.

05/18/2015

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Bridgeport Man Pleads Guilty in Car Theft, TV-Like Crash

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP)  A Bridgeport man faces 15 years in prison after police say he stole a car and fled with the owner clinging to the roof. The Connecticut Post reports Carlos Vidal Jr. pleaded […]

05/08/2015

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Man Charged In Rape Of Girlfriend’s Daughter

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) – A 26-year-old Bridgeport man has been charged with raping his girlfriend’s 13-year-old daughter. Police say Angel Torres was arrested Tuesday and charged with multiple counts of sexual assault and risk of […]

05/07/2015

Bridgeport City Hall. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Former Mayor Ganim Announces He’ll Run Again

(Bridgeport, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Bridgeport’s former mayor wants to be the city’s future mayor. Joe Ganim, one of the most popular politican’s in the city’s history, has announced he has filed papers to seek the […]

05/06/2015

18-year-old Treizy Lopez and 22 year-old Leighton Vanderberg (courtesy of Bridgeport PD)

2nd Suspect Arrested in Bridgeport Store Owner’s Killing

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP)  The second man sought in the fatal shooting of a Bridgeport store owner earlier this month has been arrested. Bridgeport police said 18-year-old Treizy Lopez was taken into custody in West Haven […]

04/28/2015

Mayor Finch, Assistant Chief Nardozzi show photo of suspect Treizy Lopez (Courtesy Office of the Bridgeport Mayor)

2nd Arrest In Killing Of Grocery Store Owner

(Bridgeport, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Bridgeport police say they’ve made a second arrest in connection with the killing of a city grocery store owner from earlier this month. Eighteeen-year-old Treizy Lopez was picked up this morning […]

04/27/2015

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Chef Will Stand Trial For Murder

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) – A judge has found probable cause to try a Trumbull restaurant chef for murder in a road rage stabbing. Thirty-six-year-old Tony Espinal is accused of killing 27-year-old Bryant Kelly on the […]

04/25/2015

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Road Rage Arrest

(BRIDGEPORT,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –  A road rage incident Wednesday morning on Route 8 has led to the arrest of a  24 year old Bridgeport man.State Police received a  report about a  car weaving in and out […]

04/22/2015

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