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Police Ask Public’s Help In Hit-Run Death

Bridgeport police have issued a renewed plea for information in a hit-and-run accident earlier this month that killed a 51-year-old mother and injured her 11-year-old son.

12/16/2014

Griselle Pizarro. Photo courtesy of Bridgeport Police.

Woman Charged With Murder Says Boyfriend Assaulted Her

A Bridgeport woman is in custody after police said she fatally shot her boyfriend in an argument in which she said he assaulted her.

12/07/2014

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Bridgeport Bank Robbery Suspect Acquitted

A Bridgeport man who said police planted his hat in the getaway car to incriminate him has been found not guilty of robbing a bank.

12/03/2014

Mayor Bil Finch, Fire Chief Brian Rooney, Firefighter Bobby Hernandez, Lt. Neal Carr (Courtesy City of Bridgeport)

Bridgeport Honors Firefighters In Rescue Of 93-Year-Old Woman

Bridgeport’s Mayor and City Council have honored three firefighters for their rescue of a 93-year-old woman in a house fire last month.

12/02/2014

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

Shots Nearby Prompt Suspension Of High School Rivalry Game

1200 spectators were on hand, including Bridgeport’s mayor and his family, when shots fired on the street nearby forced suspension of the Bridgeport Central-Harding high school football game.

11/27/2014

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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

File photo of a semi-automatic weapon. (Photo by KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

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

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