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Finch asking business to help buyback guns

BRIDGEPORT – In the wake of recent violence at Trumbull Gardens and other locations, Mayor Bill Finch is asking city businesses to donate money for a gun buyback program. “We can and must do more to

Bridgeport PD seeks suspect in shooting

Bridgeport detectives are asking for assistance in identifying a suspect who shot at two victims in the Greene Homes housing complex on last Monday at 6:51 p.m. The two victims were able to escape

Cops make arrest in cold case murder

BRIDGEPORT – Police Friday made an arrest in a 2010 homicide. Billy Ray “BJ” Jones, 32, was charged with murder, criminal possession of a firearm, and carrying a pistol without permit in the June 21,

Finch campaign cancels launch

In the wake of the shootings at Trumbull Gardens, a public housing development, Mayor Bill Finch’s campaign for a third term has cancelled tonight’s official kickoff. The campaign said further details

Cop injured by naked woman

BRIDGEPORT –A police officer was attacked after he broke up a couple having sex on Main Street Wednesday. The officer, who was not immediately identified, was taken to St. Vincent’s Medical Center

Eyewitness recounts Bridgeport shooting

“The kids were just out here chillin, having a good time,” said one woman who said she witnessed the shooting. “About 24 people were out smoking blunts, drinkin Hennie and chillin.” She said three

Councilwoman angry over tax break meeting

Bridgeport City Councilwoman Trish Swain, D-132, was not happy to read earlier this week in the Connecticut Post that Mayor Bill Finch’s administration held a private meeting with four of her

Not a good morning for Lara Spencer

BRIDGEPORT – It apparently wasn’t a good morning for TV’s Lara Spencer. The co-host of ABC’s Good Morning America left the Main Street courthouse Wednesday looking dejected after Superior Court Judge

Grabby cabbie gets probation

BRIDGEPORT – A local cab driver, charged with sexually assaulting a Sacred Heart University student, has been granted probation. Yves Pierre, 45, who had been charged with third-degree sexual assault

Will Finch keep black, female health director?

Ex-Mayor Joseph Ganim is courting black and Hispanic votes in his bid to return to City Hall and prevent fellow Democrat Bill Finch from winning a third term. Howard Gardner, another contender for