Merger talks fail between Vermont, Connecticut schools
MARLBORO, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's Marlboro College says efforts to negotiate a merger with the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut have failed.
College bribery scandal revives debate over Connecticut case
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Actress Felicity Huffman's 14-day jail sentence in the college admissions scandal is reviving debate over the case of a black, homeless mother in Connecticut who received...
New Haven mayor upset in Democratic primary
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — New Haven's mayor has been upset in that city's Democratic primary election.
Toni Harp, who was seeking a fourth two-year term, lost Tuesday to former alderman Justin...
Church says 2 more priests accused of sexual abuse
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Roman Catholic Diocese in Connecticut has disclosed the names of two more priests who it says have been credibly accused of sexual abuse.
Police responding to car crash find victim had been shot
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut responding to a vehicle crash say the occupant of one vehicle had been fatally shot.
Bridgeport police say they responded to reports of a crash...
Monday is deadline to register to vote in local primaries
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut residents have until noon on Monday to register to vote in Tuesday's primary elections.
Secretary of the State Denise Merrill says people not already...
Girlfriend of missing mom’s husband faces new charge
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — The girlfriend of the estranged husband of a missing Connecticut mother of five has turned herself in to police to face a new charge.
Officials investigating death of prisoner charged in killing
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials are investigating the death of a prisoner who was being detained on charges he stabbed a woman to death in an act of domestic violence.
Police say man fatally shot during argument outside market
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Police say a confrontation outside a store led to a fatal weekend shooting in Connecticut.
Bridgeport police say surveillance video shows 41-year-old Jose...
Man who said shooting was elf-defense convicted of murder
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man who said he shot an alleged drug dealer four times in the back in self-defense has been convicted of murder and faces up to 65 years in prison.
Ex-credit union CEO pleads guilty to bank fraud
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — The former CEO of a Connecticut credit union has pleaded guilty to diverting hundreds of thousands of dollars of credit union money to a restaurant where he worked as a...
Woman pleads guilty to fraud for embezzling $400K
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $400,000 from her employer.
Federal prosecutors say 56-year-old Vicki Miller, of Colchester, pleaded...
Player in Waterbury cocaine ring to be sentenced
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A player in a Waterbury-based drug dealing operation that brought in large amounts of cocaine from Puerto Rico is facing sentencing.
Councilor gets probation in campaign finance fraud case
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Bridgeport city councilor who had faced up to six months in prison on campaign finance violations has instead been sentenced to probation.
Connecticut police officer with multiple arrests is fired
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut police officer with a history of domestic violence arrests has been fired.
Bridgeport Police Chief Armando Perez announced that Officer Steven Figueroa...
Woman pleads guilty to arranging 28 sham marriages
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman who federal prosecutors say helped arrange 28 sham marriages to obtain immigration benefits for non-citizens has pleaded guilty.
Police: Fire captain embezzled 15K from minority group
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut fire captain who allegedly stole more than $15,000 from an organization for minority firefighters has been arrested and placed on leave.
Bridgeport man drowns at Fairfield lake
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man rescued from a lake after he disappeared beneath the water has died.
Geovanny Tapia-Zuniga, of Bridgeport, was swimming at Lake Mohegan in Fairfield...
Officer placed on leave after video of assault surfaces
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Bridgeport police officer has been placed on paid leave after a video surfaced showing him hitting a man in the back of the head with his department-issued gun during a...
State approves acquisition of St. Vincent’s Medical Center
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Hartford HealthCare's purchase of St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport has been approved by the state.
The ruling Thursday by the Connecticut Office of Health...
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Authorities have charged a Connecticut woman with terrorism after she allegedly threatened to shoot people at an airport.
Woman gets a year behind bars for Medicaid fraud
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A former Connecticut woman convicted of her role in two separate schemes to defraud Medicaid of millions of dollars has been sentenced to a year in prison.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Two former school resource officers say in a lawsuit the city of Bridgeport wrongfully terminated them twice.
The Connecticut Post reports that Jonathan Forestier...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A bipartisan group of lawmakers from around Connecticut announced Wednesday they've crafted a wide-ranging compromise bill they hope could lead to a tribal casino in...
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut driver who evaded authorities for three months after striking and killing an 81-year-old man has been sentenced to more than four years in prison.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Politicians and company executives have joined to flip the switch on the state's newest power plant.
Bridgeport Harbor Station Unit No. 5 was officially celebrated...
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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Police continue to investigate a fatal weekend shooting in Connecticut.
Bridgeport police say 32-year-old Dathan Gray was shot multiple times just after 1 a.m....
University of Bridgeport, Marlboro College to merge
The University of Bridgeport, in Connecticut's most populous city, announced Thursday it is merging with Marlboro College, a small liberal arts college in rural Vermont.
DERBY, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut police officer with a history of domestic violence arrests has been suspended without pay following his latest arrest on a sexual assault charge.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — An officer in Connecticut's largest city is being charged with sexual assault after previously being arrested on domestic violence charges.
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — A new agreement will allow graduates from two Connecticut community colleges to easily transfer to Quinnipiac University.
People’s United: 2Q Earnings Snapshot
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ People's United Financial Inc. (PBCT) on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $133.2 million.
On a per-share basis, the Bridgeport, Connecticut-based...
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — The parent company of Connecticut-based People's United Bank has agreed to purchase the holding company for United Bank for $759 million.
Police release name of teen homicide victim
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Police have released the name of the 17-year-old youth shot to death in Bridgeport last week.
Police on Monday identified the victim of the Friday night shooting as...
17-year-old killed in shooting in Bridgeport
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Authorities say a 17-year-old was killed in a shooting in Bridgeport.
Bridgeport Police Department spokesman Terron Jones tells the Connecticut Post that officers...
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A former caretaker of a Connecticut cemetery already facing charges that she allowed new graves to be placed over old graces has now been charged with profiting from the...
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man is getting more than 12 years in prison for trafficking heroin in the state.
Bridgeport resident Cewell Sharpe, 36, was sentenced to 151 months in...
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Police say a 22-year-old Connecticut man shot in the forehead on Independence Day has died.
The victim succumbed to his injuries after a shooting Thursday morning...
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A New York City man originally from the Dominican Republic has been sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for his role in a kidnapping and extortion scheme that...
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut prison worker who tried to smuggle cellphones and an electric beard trimmer into the federal facility where he worked has pleaded guilty.
Police officer charged with striking woman
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut police officer has been charged with domestic violence-related offenses for the third time.
The Connecticut Post reports that Bridgeport Officer Steve...
Learning the ropes at Fairchild’s STEM Camp
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Michael DeLeon and Joseph Gonzalez met five days ago at STEM camp and bonded over the creation of an app that can quiz one's mathematical abilities.
Man riding motor scooter dies in crash with SUV
MILFORD, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say a man riding a motor scooter has died in a collision with an SUV.
Milford police say 22-year-old Walter Kiernan was operating the scooter just...
Police in Bridgeport investigate fatal shooting
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Police in Bridgeport are investigating the city's ninth homicide of the year.
Police say a 30-year-old man was found shot in the head in a driveway in the city's...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Bridgeport man has been sentenced to more than 11 years in federal prison for heroin distribution and firearm possession offenses.
Connecticut pair charged with fentanyl distribution
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut pair is facing charges related to fentanyl distribution that resulted in the death of a man.
Bridgeport residents John Matthews and Deandra Bloschichak...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut is further limiting local law enforcement's latitude to cooperate with federal immigration authorities, giving the state what one of the sponsors of the...