• Bridgeport 13 hours ago

    Police Investigating Report of Body in Water in Bridgeport

    Police are investigating a report of a body being recovered from water in Bridgeport Thursday morning. Police said the preliminary report is that a body was recovered in the water along Bostwick Avenue. Police, firefighters and paramedics have responded.

  • Bridgeport Aug 4

    Police Arrest 14-Year-Old Boy in Connection With Homicide of Teen in Bridgeport

    A 14-year-old boy was arrested after he told police about his involvement in Joe Nunez’s death last week. The boy faces charges including murder and conspiracy to commit murder. The boy is being held at a juvenile detention center in Bridgeport pending a future court appearance, police said. The body of 14-year-old Jose Nunez, of Bridgeport, was found in...

  • Bridgeport Aug 3

    One Person Struck in Bridgeport: Police

    Police said a person was struck in Bridgeport Sunday night. Crews said they received multiple calls about two people being struck at Horace Street and Essex Street at approximately 5:55 p.m. Crews on scene say one person was struck. Their condition is unknown at this time. No additional information was immediately available.

  • Bridgeport Aug 2

    2 Shot While Sitting Inside a Vehicle in Bridgeport: PD

    A woman is in critical condition and a man has non-life threatening injuries after a double shooting in Bridgeport late Saturday night. Police said they received a ShotSpotter activation on Kossuth Street around 11:30 p.m. and another one a minute later on Maple Street. Officers immediately responded to the area and said they found two people who had been shot…

  • Bridgeport Jul 28

    Officers Investigating Possible Assault With a Hammer in Bridgeport

    Police are responding to a possible assault with a hammer in Bridgeport. Police said officers are responding to the 300  block of Summit Street to investigate an assault with a dangerous weapon and the preliminary report is that a person was assaulted with a hammer. No additional information was immediately available.

  • Bridgeport Jul 17

    Motorcyclist Suffers Life Threatening Injuries After Crash in Bridgeport

    A man suffered from life threatening injuries after he was ejected from his bike during a serious crash in Bridgeport Thursday afternoon. Bridgeport patrol officers and firefighters responded to the scene of a serious crash between a car and motorcycle at the intersection of Washington Avenue and Center Street just after 3:30 p.m. According to police, a 25-year-old Bridgeport man…

  • Joe Ganim Jul 11

    Bridgeport Mayor Sues Delta Airlines Over Dog Bite

    Bridgeport’s mayor is suing Delta Airlines over a dog bite he says he suffered on a flight. A suit filed in state Superior Court alleges Mayor Joe Ganim was sitting in his seat on a Delta flight in November 2018 when he was bitten by a dog that was accompanying a boarding passenger. The New Haven Register reports the suit alleges...

  • Bridgeport Jul 7

    City Officials Remove Christopher Columbus Statue in Bridgeport

    City officials said they have removed the Christopher Columbus statue at Seaside Park in Bridgeport out of an abundance of caution. Officials say they placed the statue in storage in an attempt to preserve the historic artifact, respond to modern-day sensitivities and protect the public. “We recognize, value, celebrate and support all cultures and ethnicities in our city and we…

  • Bridgeport Jul 6

    Motorcyclist in Critical Condition After Collision in Bridgeport

    A motorcyclist is in critical condition after colliding with a vehicle in Bridgeport on Sunday night. First responders were called to the scene of a serious crash at the intersection of Madison Avenue and Center Street Extension around 7:15 p.m. According to police, a 34-year-old Bridgeport man was driving a motorcycle southbound on Madison Avenue approaching the intersection with Center…

  • Bridgeport Jul 3

    Flooded Roads, Cars Stuck in Water in Bridgeport After Strong Thunderstorms

    There are flooded roads in Bridgeport after strong thunderstorms swept through the state on Friday. The city’s Emergency Operation Center said there is a car stuck in the water at Third and Connecticut Avenue and also on Jennings Avenue. The viaduct at East Main Street and Louisiana Avenue is flooded. The viaduct at Broadbridge Road and Glenbrook Road is...

  • Bridgeport Jun 30

    Governor to Take Part in Bridgeport Higher Education Announcement

    The governor will be taking part in a briefing this afternoon about the future of higher education in Bridgeport. The briefing will be held at 12:30 p.m. at the University of Bridgeport. According to a news release from the city of Bridgeport, Goodwin University, Sacred Heart University and University of Bridgeport, together with Paier College of Art, will announce a…

  • Bridgeport Jun 27

    Police Identify Man Killed in Bridgeport Motorcycle Crash

    Police have identified the 26-year-old man who passed away after his motorcycle collided with a car in Bridgeport Friday night. Rushane A. Frazer passed away from injuries sustained in a late nigh crash after being transported to Bridgeport Hospital, said officials. Bridgeport patrol officers and Bridgeport firefighters responded to the scene after reports of a serious crash at the intersection…

  • Bridgeport Jun 26

    Program Will Support Houses of Worship With COVID-19 Testing Sites

    The governor will be in Bridgeport on Friday afternoon for the launch of a program that will support houses of worship that have COVID-19 testing sites in communities at higher-risk for the virus. At 1:30 p.m., Gov. Ned Lamont will join officials from Bridgeport, as well as representatives of Optimus Health Care, the Mount Aery Baptist Church, and the nonprofit…

  • Bridgeport Jun 26

    1 Dead, 3 Others Injured in Bridgeport Shooting

    One man is dead and three other people are injured after a shooting in Bridgeport Thursday. Police said the shooting happened in front of a home in the 500 block of Huntington Road just before 8 p.m. Tyler Ballew, 21, of Bridgeport, was struck in the head, collapsed at the scene and was pronounced dead at Bridgeport Hospital, police said….

  • Bridgeport Jun 23

    Bridgeport City Council to Pursue Cuts to Police Department in Response to Protester Demands

    The Bridgeport City Council is responding to protesters’ demands for police reform and accountability with plans that include pulling funding from the police department in favor of social services. In a resolution Tuesday after meeting with protesters, the council announced five key points of focus for the city including divesting in funding of the Bridgeport Police, an ordinance creating a…

  • Bridgeport Jun 23

    Demonstrators Hold a Camp-In at Bridgeport Police Headquarters

    Protesters with the group Justice for Jayson camped outside of the Bridgeport Police Department on June 14, 2020 in an attempt to push for “a city without police.” The group believes that Bridgeport has one of the most violent police forces in the state and the only way to stop the violence is by “moving toward their abolition.”
  • Bridgeport Jun 23

    1 Dead After Shooting in Bridgeport

    One person has died after a shooting in Bridgeport late Monday night. Police said they received a preliminary report of someone shot near William Street and Putnam Street shortly before 11 p.m. A few hours later, officers said the person who was shot had died. Authorities have not released the person’s identity. Monday night’s shooting marks the city’s eighth...

  • Bridgeport Jun 22

    16-Year-Old in Critical Condition After Getting Shocked on a Train Car in Bridgeport

    A teenager was taken to Bridgeport Hospital in extremely critical condition after getting shocked while standing on a train car in Bridgeport early Monday morning. Emergency communication center officials said they received a call around 3:20 a.m. from a juvenile saying he was playing in a train car by Seaview Avenue with his friend and there was an explosion. The…

  • Bridgeport Jun 22

    Teen Burned and Critically Injured While Playing on Train in Bridgeport

    A 16–year-old is in critical condition after suffering burns while standing on a train in Bridgeport early Monday morning.

  • Bridgeport Jun 22

    Teen Standing on Train in Bridgeport Critically Injured After Getting Shocked

    A 16-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was shocked during an explosion on a train car in Bridgeport on Monday morning.

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