Former candidate loses lawsuit against cops

BRIDGEPORT – A judge Wednesday refused to throw out criminal charges against perennial political candidate Lisa Whitnum, who claimed Darien police were illegally preventing her from seeing her former

Ansonia man dead after house fire

ANSONIA – A city man is dead after a fire tore through part of a home Tuesday evening. Police and firefighters were called to 96 Colony Drive just after 5:20 p.m. where they found the backside of the

Florida fugitive arrested in Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT – A Florida man being sought for allegedly running an underage prostitution ring in that state was arrested here. David Hercott Leslie, 31, the subject of a year-long nationwide manhunt,

Man shot several times in Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT — A man was shot several times early this morning in a courtyard at the Trumbull Gardens housing complex. Officers patrolling the neighborhood in the wake of a shooting last month with nine

Milford’s Silver Sands State Park reaches capacity, closed to new visitors

Silver Sands State Park in Milford was among a number of state parks on Sunday forced to close to new visitors after reaching full capacity, according to the state Department of Energy and

Starbucks coming to Bridgeport this fall

BRIDGEPORT – The city’s first Starbucks is looking for employees and set to open this fall as part of the first phase of the long awaited Steelpointe waterfront redevelopment project, Mayor Bill Finch
Addi Lawlor, 4, of Milford, and her sister, Cali, 3, paint rocks at "Rock On Creations" table in downtown as part of a pirate event in Milford, Conn. on Sunday, June 9, 2013. The Milford Library will host a rock-painting event for children on July 22nd.

Rock-painting event for children set for July 22nd

From a press release: MILFORD — Fun for the whole family!   Milford Library is holding a rock painting workshop on Tuesday, July 22 at 2 PM.   We’ll supply the paints, brushes, and markers.  

Mental Health Assn. changes name

From a press release: WEST HARTFORD — Effective July 1, the Mental Health Association of Connecticut (MHAC) will change its name to Mental Health Connecticut.   Established in 1908, MHAC has been