Cops: Alleged puppy killer punched mother

BRIDGEPORT – A woman awaiting trial for allegedly beating her poodle puppy to death was arrested again Wednesday – this time police said she assaulted her mother. Rommy Rodriguez, 24, of Ellsworth

Teen arrested with BB gun

A 14-year-old boy was arrested Tuesday night for a weapons charge after police investigating an incident downtown found him with a BB gun. Police said Wednesday that officers were sent Iranistan

Man scammed on boat from China

A Bridgeport man told police this week that he sent a large amount of money to a Chinese bank to buy a boat, but never got anything for his money. The 57-year-old man told a city officer that he had

Man arrested with machete, knives

A man is facing charges in Bridgeport after city police after someone reported him acting strangely and carrying a machete at a local home. Police said they were called at about 10 a.m. Tuesday to the

Cops: student had knife

BRIDGEPORT – A student at Bullard Havens Technical High School was arrested after police said he approached another student in class with a knife. Police said the 18-year-old student, whose name was

Malloy offers money for college

HARTFORD – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is offering money to help parents pay for college tuition. Under a bill before the General Assembly, a CHET Baby Scholars Trust Fund would be created within the Office

Closed for business

FAIRFIELD – A local man was arrested after police said he was spotted pleasuring himself in the library parking lot. Stephen Besket, 62, of Nichols Street, was charged with risk of injury to a minor ,
Monsignor Martin Ryan says mass at Our Lady of Grace Church in Stratford,

Investigation urged of priests accused of abuse

BRIDGEPORT –Groups supporting victims of sexual abuse by priests Wednesday called on Bishop Frank Caggiano to keep his pledge about being more proactive against priests in the diocese accused of abuse