• I-Team Jan 23

    Family Outraged With Police Response to CT Woman Found Dead After Dating App Meetup

    Aside from their anguish from losing a daughter and a sister, the family of Lauren Smith-Fields is outraged and disgusted at how they say the Bridgeport Police Department has investigated the mysterious death of the 23-year-old.

  • Lauren Smith Fields Jan 14

    Lauren Smith-Fields' Family Searches for Answers a Month After Her Death

    A family is looking and calling for answers after the death of 23-year-old Lauren Smith-Fields. Police found the Bridgeport woman dead inside her apartment last month. Shantell Fields, Lauren’s mother, told NBC Connecticut that she and her family are still overcome with emotion a month after their daughter and sister was found inside her apartment. “I see her in...

  • new haven Jan 13

    Law Enforcement Officer Fires Shot During Warrant Execution in New Haven

    A shot was fired Thursday afternoon as U.S. Marshals and Bridgeport police tried to serve a warrant on a man at his workplace in New Haven.

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  • Bridgeport Jan 13

    Bridgeport Family Wants Answers After Death of Young Woman

    A month after Lauren Smith Fields was found dead inside her Bridgeport apartment, her family says they are not getting answers from police about the investigation.

  • highway shooting Jan 8

    State Police Investigate Shooting on Route 25 in Bridgeport

    A reported shooting happened on Route 25 in Bridgeport this afternoon, according to Connecticut State Police. Officials said the highway shooting occurred at approximately 12:10 p.m. on the southbound side of the highway. Troop G said no one was injured. Troopers and detectives from the state police Western District Major Crime Unit responded to the scene. They’ve developed a possible…

  • Bridgeport Jan 3

    Police ID Man Killed in Bridgeport Shooting

    Police have identified a man who died after a shooting in Bridgeport on Sunday night. Officers responded to the 100th block of Marcel Street shortly after 10 p.m. after getting a report of someone shot. Emergency personnel found a man, later identified as 36-year-old Andre Brown, of Bridgeport, lying in a front yard with a gunshot wound to his back….

  • Bridgeport Dec 21, 2021

    Suspect Accused of Robbing Bank, Carjacking Lyft and Crashing in Bridgeport: PD

    Police are investigating after a suspect allegedly robbed a bank, carjacked a Lyft and then crashed the vehicle in Bridgeport on Tuesday morning. Dispatchers said they received several calls about a possible bank robbery at the Webster Bank on Main Street around 10:30 a.m. According to police, the suspect left the bank and carjacked a Lyft before crashing on Thorme…

  • Bridgeport Dec 14, 2021

    2 Pedestrians Hit By Car in Bridgeport: PD

    Bridgeport Police said they’re investigating after two people were hit by a car Tuesday evening. Officials said they received several calls reporting a motor vehicle accident involving two pedestrians on Fairfield Avenue. The crash happened at approximately 4 p.m. The driver is cooperating with police and is still on-scene, according to police. Police, fire and emergency personnel are all...

  • Bridgeport Dec 12, 2021

    Homicide Investigation Underway After a Man Was Found Shot Inside of a Car in Bridgeport

    A homicide investigation is underway in Bridgeport after a man was found shot inside of a car on Sunday. Officers were called to Black Rock Avenue after getting a report of an unresponsive man in a car around 4:45 a.m. When police arrived, they said they found 42-year-old Michael Harrigan dead from an apparent gunshot wound. Authorities said they are…

  • Bridgeport Dec 10, 2021

    Body Buried Under Crawlspace in Bridgeport Believed to Be Man Missing for 8 Years

    A body found buried in the crawlspace of a Bridgeport home Thursday is believed to be a man who has been missing for eight years. Bridgeport police said detectives exhumed a body believed to be Aryndel Castro on Thursday afternoon after a suspect in his disappearance was arrested and acknowledged disposing of the man’s body. The body unearthed Thursday...

  • Bridgeport Dec 10, 2021

    Bridgeport Police Make Arrests in Connection With Cold Case Murder

    Bridgeport Police have arrested two men on murder charges in connection with a 2013 cold case. Officials said they arrested 45-year-old Shawn Gibson in connection with the 2013 disappearance of 24-year-old Aryndel Castro. Gibson faces murder charges, along with Terrance Boyd, of Columbia, South Carolina, who was also arrested on Wednesday. Authorities said Castro was reported missing in September of…

  • Bridgeport Dec 6, 2021

    Police Investigate Report of Stabbing in Bridgeport

    Bridgeport police are actively investigating a report of a stabbing on Monday morning. Officers were called to Capitol Avenue and Main Street around 7:45 a.m. after getting a preliminary report of a woman stabbed. The extent of any injuries are unclear at this time. The incident is active and the investigation is ongoing.

  • Bridgeport Dec 4, 2021

    Bridgeport Police Search For Homicide Suspect

    Bridgeport police are searching for a man they say shot and killed the new boyfriend of his children’s mother. According to police, 28-year-old Miguel Rojas shot 37-year-old Jalen Parilla in the area of West Avenue and Liberty Street. Parilla was taken to the hospital where he died a short time later. Rojas has two children with Parilla’s girlfriend, according...

  • Bridgeport Nov 28, 2021

    Bridgeport Police Investigate Shooting

    Bridgeport Police are investigating a shooting that happened in the area of Pembroke Avenue and Arctic Street. Officials said the shooting happened at approximately 5 p.m. on Sunday. A person was shot in the leg and he was unable to tell police who shot him, they said. His injuries appear to be non-life threatening. Anyone with information is asked to…

  • Bridgeport Nov 27, 2021

    Liquor Store Owner Robbed, Hit By Car in Bridgeport

    The owner of a Bridgeport liquor store was robbed and hit by a car Saturday afternoon, according to police. Officials said the incident happened in the area of Pembroke Street and Putnam Street at about 2:30 p.m. The person who allegedly struck the owner fled the scene onto Boston Avenue. The liquor store owner is awake and alert and is…

  • Bridgeport Nov 27, 2021

    Fire Damages Vacant House in Bridgeport

    A fire that damaged a vacant house in Bridgeport on Saturday morning is under investigation. Dispatchers received several 911 calls reporting smoke coming from a home on Brooks Street around 4:30 a.m. When emergency crews arrived, they said they found heavy flames coming out of the building. Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire after requesting more units. According to…

  • Bridgeport Nov 16, 2021

    City of Bridgeport Looking Towards Commercial Flights at Sikorsky Airport

    The city of Bridgeport has announced plans to work with the Connecticut Airport Authority to improve Sikorsky Airport with an eye on allowing commercial flights in the future. The CAA said it plans to work with the city to undertake capital projects that will allow for needed development on the site. “We look forward to working with the CAA to…

  • Bridgeport Nov 12, 2021

    Bridgeport Police Officer Arrested Thursday, Resigns Immediately

    A Bridgeport police officer resigned shortly after being arrested Thursday. Christopher Martin, 54, was arrested and charged with second-degree larceny and tampering with evidence. Martin, a 21-year veteran of the force, submitted his resignation just prior to being suspended without pay, according to Bridgeport police. “The Bridgeport Police Department will not and does not condone officers who violate their oath…

  • Bridgeport Nov 7, 2021

    Somber Milestone as Case of Missing Bridgeport Girl Turns 20

    The case of a missing 10-year-old Bridgeport girl has hit a somber milestone: Sunday marks 20 years since Bianca Lebron disappeared, and police and family are still looking for answers. Lebron went missing on Nov. 7, 2001 as she was about to start her day at Elias Howe Elementary on Clinton Avenue. She would now be 30 years old. Lebron…

  • Bridgeport Nov 6, 2021

    Homicide Under Investigation in Bridgeport

    Police are investigating a homicide in Bridgeport on Saturday morning. Dispatchers received a ShotSpotter alert and multiple 911 calls about shots fired in the 2400 block of Main Street shortly before 2 a.m. When officers arrived on scene, they said they found shell casings, but no victim. Shortly after, St. Vincent’s Medical Center alerted police that a gunshot victim had…

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