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Downed wires blocking Bridgeport street

By Frank Juliano BRIDGEPORT — Downed wires are blocking a section of North Avenue, between Lindley and Remer streets. A United Illuminating Co. Crew is on the scene, along with Bridgeport Fire

Increased security at Foran High School after threat in Milford

By Frank Juliano MILFORD – Joseph A. Foran High School is open and operating normally this morning, after police investigated an alleged threat Thursday evening. Principal Max Berkowitz said in a

Ex-official pleads guilty to shady deal with plumbing company

A former West Haven Housing Authority official is facing prison time has to pay back $137,004 after pleading guilty Thursday to federal charges. John Sandella, 54,  of Orange, pleaded guilty before

Trumbull teen cellist wins 1st GBS strings competition

From left: The winners of the Greater Bridgeport Symphony’s first competition for young string players throughout Fairfield and New Haven counties: Chealim Yoon, 15, from Fairfield – Honorable

Bridgeport Police Department Makes Arrest in Homicide Case

Bridgeport, Conn. (October 31, 2015) – Today, the Bridgeport Police Department announced the arrest of suspects — Mohamad Rahim (DOB: 5/30/91) of Jackson St in Ansonia and Jeremy Bratz (DOB: 4/12/90)

Arrest made in kidnapping case

Bridgeport Police Department Announces Arrest in Attempted Abduction Case Bridgeport, Conn. (October 11, 2015) –Today, the Bridgeport Police Department announced an arrest of a suspect in the recent

Ansonia residents out in force

ANSONIA-nearly 400 people filled the Hilltop Hose bay and driveway to discuss the recent rash of overnight break-ins. Mayor David Cassetti and Police Chief Kevin Hale are proposing a neighborhood

Mayoral contenders meet Sept. 10

Six days before they face-off in the Sept. 16 Democratic primary, candidates for mayor in Bridgeport will participate in a forum hosted by city business leaders. The Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce and

Standoff in Ansonia Thursday night

ANSONIA – A standoff that lasted hours Thursday turned up empty when the man police wanted to speak with was nowhere to be found. Police were called to May street around 12:30 p.m. for reports of a

Bridgeport Dems starting raucous mayoral convention

It’s Tuesday night, and the Bridgeport Democratic Town Committee is getting ready to begin the highly anticipated convention that will see either incumbent Mayor Bill Finch or ex-Mayor Joseph Ganim