• Bridgeport Feb 26

    Bridgeport Landlord Arrested After Lewd Acts: Police

    A Bridgeport man was arrested after being accused of performing a lewd act several times while watching a female tenant and her children through an opening in their bathroom wall, according to police. Police said 71-year-old Manuel Morales was arrested after the incidents, which the female tenant said happened in January. Detectives found a hidden room behind a vent in…

  • Bridgeport Feb 22

    Bridgeport Teen Shot Self in Arm, Lied About It: Police

    A Bridgeport teenager has been arrested after he accidentally shot himself in the arm and then lied about it, police said Monday. Detectives responded to a report of a shooting at 1:15 p.m. Sunday and found Kahlis Parker, 19, with a gunshot wound to the left arm, Capt. Kevin Gilleran told the Connecticut Post. Gilleran said Parker accidentally shot himself,...

  • Bridgeport Feb 19

    Bridgeport Police Investigate Bomb Threat

    UPDATE: Police said the incident has cleared and there is no active threat. Part of Broad Street in Bridgeport is closed while emergency crews respond to a bomb threat, according to police. The scene is on the 200-block of Broad Street. No details were immedaitely available. The public should avoid the area if possible. NBC Connecticut will provide updates as…

  • Bridgeport Feb 16

    Bridgeport Mayor Ganim Reapplies to Get Law License Back

    Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim, the mayor of Connecticut’s largest city, has launched a second attempt to get his law license reinstated, more than a decade after he finished a seven-year prison sentence for corruption. Ganim filed an application for reinstatement as an attorney last week in Bridgeport Superior Court, state Judicial Branch officials announced Tuesday. A committee of attorneys...

  • Bridgeport Jan 20

    Bridgeport Police Officer Terminated After Use of Force Investigation

    A Bridgeport police officer was terminated Wednesday after an internal investigation into a use of force. Bridgeport police officials said Officer Richard Cretella, who has been with the department for 20 years, used excessive force during an incident on April 1, 2020. Department officials did not provide many details of the incident. NBC Connecticut has requested additional information. “After careful…

  • Bridgeport Jan 20

    Man Dies After Getting Stabbed by His Brother During Fight in Bridgeport: Police

    A man has died after he was stabbed by his brother during a fight in Bridgeport early Wednesday morning. Officers responded to a domestic disturbance between two adult siblings at a home on Pennsylvania Avenue shortly before 2 a.m. When emergency crews arrived, they said found a man, later identified as 34-year-old Angel Valle, of Bridgeport, on the second floor…

  • Bridgeport Jan 11

    Man Accused of Stabbing, Killing Brother-in-Law in Bridgeport

    Bridgeport police have arrested a man who is accused of stabbing and killing his brother-in-law last month. U.S. marshals arrested 22-year-old Jahleel Bailey in Staten Island, New York Monday. Police said 26-year-old Brandon Goode was stabbed in the legs, buttocks and groin several times. He was transported to St. Vincent’s Medical Center, where he later died of his injuries, officers said. Bailey is...

  • missing man Jan 11

    92-Year-Old With Dementia Reported Missing From Bridgeport Found Safe

    A 92-year-old man with dementia who was reported missing from Bridgeport on Sunday has been found. Joseph Mainiero was reported missing late Sunday night. City officials said Mainiero has dementia and had no form of identification on him. Mainiero was found safe shortly before midnight, according to city officials. Authorities did not release details about where he was found.

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  • new haven Jan 4

    Bridgeport Man Charged in Connection With Death of Baby in New Haven

    A Bridgeport man has been arrested and charged in connection with the death of a 4-month-old baby girl in New Haven in 2019. New Haven State’s Attorney Patrick Griffin said Monday that 35-year-old Angel Rodriguez, of Bridgeport, was arrested and charged with manslaughter in the first degree and risk of injury. Officials found the baby unresponsive when they responded to…

  • Bridgeport Jan 1

    Fire Damages Home in Bridgeport

    Fire damaged a home in Bridgeport Friday morning.   Firefighters responded to 765 Brewster St. just before 8 a.m. and found fire on the second and third floors. As the fire spread, firefighters had to briefly get out of the building. They knocked the blaze down. No one was injured, according to the fire department. The American Red Cross was…

  • Bridgeport Jan 1

    Bridgeport Sports Bar Fined for Violating COVID Gathering Size Restrictions

    A Bridgeport sports bar was fined $10,000 for violating the state’s COVID-19 gathering size restrictions. Mango Z Sports Bar, located at 456 Connecticut Ave., had more than 25 people inside of the establishment in the early morning hours of Dec. 20, according to a spokesperson for Gov. Ned Lamont. The spokesperson said police initially responded to reports of shots fired…

  • Bridgeport Dec 28, 2020

    Bridgeport Police Investigate Deadly Afternoon Shooting

    Police are investigating a deadly shooting in Bridgeport that happened Sunday afternoon. The shooting happened at approximately 3 p.m. near 644 Norman St. Responding officers said they found a car accident in front of 178 Wood Ave. The driver of the involved car was unconscious and officers had to break the window of the car to gain access, they said….

  • Bridgeport Dec 24, 2020

    Two Detained in Connection With Bank Robbery in Bridgeport

    Police have detained two people in connection with a bank robbery in Bridgeport Wednesday night. The robbery happened at TD Bank at approximately 5 p.m. Officials said a threatening note was displayed at the bank. No weapons were used. Police said they began tracking a subject and car that they believed was involved in the robbery. Officers saw a car…

  • Bridgeport Dec 22, 2020

    Former State Senator Edwin Gomes Dies After Crash in Bridgeport

    Former State Senator Edwin Gomes has died after getting seriously injured in a crash in Bridgeport a little over a week ago, according to statements from Governor Ned Lamont and Senator Richard Blumenthal. Governor Ned Lamont posted about Gomes’ passing on Twitter on Tuesday morning. U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal also released a statement about Gomes’ passing saying, “Ed Gomes...

  • Bridgeport Dec 21, 2020

    Bridgeport Police Identify Victims of Weekend Homicides at Sports Bar

    Bridgeport police have identified the two people were were shot and killed at a sports bar early Sunday morning. Police said Jaheim Warren, 19, from Derby and Andrew Stephenson, 24, from Bridgeport were “likely shot as the result [of] an ongoing dispute.” Two others were injured in the shooting. Police said the surviving two victims do not appear to be…

  • Bridgeport Dec 20, 2020

    2 Dead, 2 Injured After Shooting at Bridgeport Sports Bar

    Two people have died and two others are injured after a shooting at a sports bar in Bridgeport early Sunday morning. Police said shots were fired at Mango’z Sports Bar on Connecticut Avenue shortly before 1 a.m. When officers arrived, they said they found three gunshot victims who were transported by paramedics to Bridgeport Hospital. A fourth gunshot victim...

  • Bridgeport Dec 19, 2020

    Governor Announces Grant for Bridgeport Cherry Street Transformation Project

    Governor Ned Lamont announced that the state will give $3.77 million in funding for Bridgeport’s Cherry Street revitalization. The grant for the project will help with building much-needed supermarket and retail space, which is estimated to create 250 new and permanent jobs in the neighborhood, Lamont said. The Cherry Street Lofts project is transforming the city’s west end, the governor…

  • Bridgeport Dec 15, 2020

    Bridgeport Man Dies After Stabbing: Police

    Police in Bridgeport are investigating a homicide after they said a man died from injuries sustained during an assault on Sunday. Authorities said an assault was reported on Harral Avenue around 7:30 p.m. When police arrived, they said they found 26-year-old Brandon Goode. he’d been stabbed in the legs, buttocks and groin several times, police said. He was transported...

  • Bridgeport Dec 14, 2020

    Bridgeport Fire Marshal's Office Remains Closed for In-Person Inspections Due to COVID-19

    The Bridgeport Fire Marshal’s office is closed until further notice after multiple employees exhibited signs of COVID-19 last week, the city said. City officials said they were notified late last week of employees in the Fire Marshal’s Office that were exhibiting signs of coronavirus and were referred to be tested. Onsite inspections are postponed while the office is closed,...

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