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Two shot in Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT-Gunshots not fireworks erupted Friday around 2 p.m. afternoon on Maplewood Avenue near Poplar Street wounding two city men. Police responded to calls but were unable to find victims. They later were dispatched to St. Vincent’s Medical Center were George Sanchez, 20, shot in the stomach and Garth Minto, 20, shot in the thigh were […] [Read More]
First Selectman George Temple and State Sen. Robert Kane hold the ribbon as it is cut by Autonomy Technology officials marking their move to Oxford July 2.

Autonomy Tech moves into Oxford Airport site

OXFORD-Autonomy Technology, Inc. became the first company to open in the town’s Airport Development zone. The company relocated from Oregon with nine employees. It is using 111,000 square feet in the building at 353 Christian Street and expects to employ as many as 30 people in the future. Autonomy distributes electrical components used in the […] [Read More]

Two Bridgeport chiropractors avoid jail in scam

BRIDGEPORT-Two local chiropractors escaped federal prison terms for their role in an auto injury scam that cost insurance companies at least $1.7 million. Jennifer Lynne, who operates Backstroke on State Street and George DeCarvalho, who had a practice on East Main Street were both sentenced to three years probation by U.S. District Judge Stefan R. […] [Read More]

Pettway accused of assaulting fed

BRIDGEPORT-The man who gunned his car and rammed it into a federal agent’s vehicle to avoid being arrest Monday now faces a federal charge. Bernard Pettway, 38, of Colorado Avenue, was arrested Friday for assault on a federal agent with a dangerous weapon. He also was detained without bond pending a hearing next week before […] [Read More]

Search on for damaged red Buick

BRIDGEPORT-Local, state and federal law enforcement authorities are searching for a red Buick LeSabre with front end damage after it rammed an undercover ATF vehicle here and fled onto the Turnpike. Pursuing police vehicles lost the Buick near the Bronson Road exit of I-95. The car’s owner is believed to live on Beechwood Avenue. No […] [Read More]

No talkers for pot

SHELTON-No one some out at a public hearing regarding the Planning and Zoning Commission’s plan to prohibit marijuana dispensaries and growing facilities. The Commission is expected to unanimously approve the prohibition later tonight. [Read More]

50 children get free bikes

SHELTON-It’ll start as a free day of play at the Sports Center of Connecticut and end with a free bicycle and helmet for 50 area children today. The children, aged six-to-11 were selected by Team, Inc., United Way of Costal Fairfield County and the Lower Naugatuck Valley Parent Resource Center. The bikes are from the […] [Read More]

Stamford bottle bomb leads to conviction

HARTFORD-A jilted lover tried to seriously disfigure his girlfriend by placing hydrochloric acid bombs in her car outside her Stamford home three years ago. Now Frank Mendoza,53, formerly of Jacksonville, Fla. faces up to 84 months in prison for interstate stalking when he is sentenced Sept. 3. Mendoza pleaded guilty to the charge Thursday during […] [Read More]

Platt Tech students sent home due to leaking propane

MILFORD-Platt Tech High School dismissed its students this morning because of a potentially dangerous propane tank leak in the school’s yard behind the building. Firefighters are on the scene. School officials say the dismissal was a precautionary measure to allow firefighters to address the matter. They said no students or staff were in danger. [Read More]

Msgr Meth drug supplier sentenced

HARTFORD-For four years Chad McCluskey supplied Monsignor Kevin Wallin with supplies of Mexican-made methamphetamine to use and sell in Connecticut. McCluskey admitted shipping close to 10 pounds of the mind-consuming narcotic. That got him a 65-month federal prison term Wednesday from Senior U.S. District Judge Alfred V. Covello. The sentence might have been higher but […] [Read More]