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Police Try To Crack Down On Unruly Street Riders

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Popping wheelies and running stop lights, ATV street riders who buzz through Connecticut cities in packs have long frustrated police, who are prohibited from chasing the riders through congested urban neighborhoods. […]

11/15/2014

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Defendant Pleads Guilty To Federal Murder Charge

A 21-year-old Bridgeport man has pleaded guilty to a federal charge in a drug-related homicide that occurred two years ago.

11/10/2014

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Religious, Civic Leaders Press Gun Manufacturers

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) – Religious leaders from Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Jersey are joining elected and police officials to call on gun manufacturers to tighten distribution systems and develop smart gun technologies. Bridgeport Mayor Bill […]

11/10/2014

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Ex-Worker At Bridgeport Housing Sues, Claims Fraud

An ex-employee has sued the Bridgeport Housing Authority, claiming she was fired to cover up $2 million in fraud and mismanagement she discovered.

11/10/2014

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Court Will Hear Appeal In Fatal Police Shooting

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut’s second-highest court is reviewing a jury verdict that cleared Bridgeport police of wrongdoing in the fatal shooting of an unarmed South Carolina man in 2008. The Appellate Court is scheduled […]

11/08/2014

A typo on a local Connecticut election ballot has helped James J. Butler be elected to office when it was his father, James R. Butler, who was the candidate. (credit: Getty Images)

Election Day Snafus May Lead To Legislative Action

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Election Day problems four years after snarls in Bridgeport may prompt the Connecticut legislature to change election law. Early Tuesday morning voters in Hartford were told at several polling stations that […]

11/08/2014

A sign outside Bridgeport City Hall. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Bridgeport Councilman Faces Harassment Complaint

A Bridgeport City Council member faces a sexual harassment complaint related to his city job.

10/28/2014

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Bridgeport Orders More Ballots To Avoid 2010 Problems

Bridgeport elections officials say they’re prepared for any potential problems on Election Day to avoid a repeat of troubles that marred vote counting in 2010.

10/24/2014

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Inmate Accused In Bridgeport Murder Heads To Trial

A man arrested nearly 32 years after the body of a murder victim was found in Bridgeport is about to go on trial.

10/20/2014

A sign outside Bridgeport City Hall. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Bridgeport Homicide

Bridgeport police have identified a man who was killed in the city’s 10th homicide of the year.

10/19/2014

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