BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut are looking for three suspects involved in the weekend beating death of a 55-year-old man.
Police say Miguel Lopez was found on the floor of a...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Five people have pleaded guilty in federal court in Connecticut to their roles in a fraudulent marriage scheme designed to get non-citizens U.S. immigration...
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Two men have been charged in connection with the shooting death of a 19-year-old Bridgeport man earlier this year.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A judge has dismissed charges against a Connecticut man whose arrest in 2017 led to disciplinary action against 17 police officers for excessive use of force and other...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Judge Raymond R. Norko, who led the founding of Hartford's nationally recognized Community Court and presided over it for years, has died. He was 76.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say a 19-year-old intentionally crashed a stolen car into a police cruiser before fleeing.
Hearst Connecticut Media reports that Bridgeport...
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A reporter with Hearst Connecticut Media was briefly detained while covering a demonstration on the anniversary of a police shooting.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut veterinarian authorities say killed or harmed animals he was supposed to be caring for is facing animal cruelty and larceny charges.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Connecticut woman who was imprisoned for mailing cookies laced with rat poison to Supreme Court justices and others has pleaded guilty to escaping from...
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Lawyers for a former Yale basketball captain who was expelled over sexual misconduct allegations he denies are preparing for discussions of a possible settlement of his...
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut school district has been sued by the parents of a 5-year-old boy who say their son was stabbed with a pencil by another student and later sexually assaulted...
BRDIGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — The superintendent of schools for Connecticut's largest city is leaving her post sooner than expected.
Bridgeport Superintendent Aresta Johnson has announced she is...
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man authorities say was involved in a fatal shooting seven years ago that touched off more gang violence has been sentenced to seven years in prison.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Members of the Connecticut House of Representatives are remembering the late Rep. Ezequiel Santiago as a kind, soft-spoken lawmaker who fought hard for his city of...
Longtime Connecticut AP broadcast editor dies at 72
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Steve Feica, a news director at AM radio stations in Connecticut in the 1970s who went on to a nearly 30-year career as a broadcast editor with The Associated Press, has...
STRATFORD, Conn. (AP) — A judge has ruled that three teenagers charged in connection with a fire that destroyed a Connecticut theater will be treated as adults.
Planetarium shows, rocket launches part of Space Day
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — It's Space Day in Bridgeport.
The event at the Discovery Museum is funded by the NASA Connecticut Space Grant Consortium.
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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Former Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez is mounting a political comeback bid and is looking to become the second big-city Connecticut mayor to reclaim his seat after being forced...
Man acquitted of rape sues Connecticut university
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man acquitted of raping a Sacred Heart University student he met at a Bridgeport bar has sued the student and the university.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Bridgeport city councilwoman whose son was shot over the weekend is calling for a serious look at violence in the city.
Division 2 All-State
The 2019 Associated Press Division 2 boys basketball All-State team as selected by a panel of nine Michigan sportswriters.
Lamont makes pitch for minority teacher legislation
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Ned Lamont is making a pitch for legislation intended to help recruit more minority teachers for Connecticut's classrooms.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport in Connecticut has added 10 more names to its list of priests who have been credibly accused of sexual abuse.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Roman Catholic diocese in Connecticut has agreed to pay $3.5 million to five men who alleged in lawsuits that they were sexually abused as children by priests.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man who pinned twin 8-year-old boys and a woman who tried to help them against a wall with his car last year has been sentenced to two years in...
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man who sued after his application to become a firefighter in the state's largest city was rejected because he uses medical marijuana will have his day in...
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Woman found inside burning home dies
SHELTON, Conn. (AP) — A woman rescued from a bathroom during a house fire in Connecticut has died.
Police say 67-year-old Barbara Curley died at Bridgeport Hospital on Monday, a day after...
Connecticut mourns sudden death of state lawmaker
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut state flags are flying at half-staff to honor a state lawmaker who died suddenly.
Gov. Ned Lamont says Democratic state Rep. Ezequiel Santiago "was a man...
1 dead, 2 hurt when car struck by barrage of bullets
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Police say one person died and two others were injured when the parked car they were in was struck by a barrage of bullets.
Police identify man killed in daytime shooting
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Police have released the name of the man killed in a daytime shooting in Bridgeport earlier this week.
Authorities say 34-year-old Jerrell Gatewood, of Bridgeport,...
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — An internal affairs investigation has concluded that 17 Connecticut police officers and two civilian detention officers used excessive force and committed other wrongdoing...
Bridgeport police investigate fatal daytime shooting
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Police are investigating a fatal daytime shooting in Bridgeport.
Authorities say the shooting happened around 9:40 a.m. Tuesday.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man who fatally shot one woman and injured two others has been sentenced to an additional 40 years in prison.
2nd suspect arrested in killing at Connecticut hotel
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Police have arrested a second suspect in connection with a fatal shooting at a Connecticut hotel last year.
The Connecticut Post reports that 28-year-old Donnell...
Man charged with stealing Christmas toys collected by church
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A man police say stole hundreds of Christmas toys collected by a Connecticut church for underprivileged children, then tried to sell them out of his minivan to passers-by...
Man responsible for horrific car crash gets 3 years
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man blamed for causing a horrific car crash that killed a father of three on Father's Day in 2016 has been sentenced to three years in prison.
Man pleads guilty to sex trafficking of a minor
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A man who brought a 16-year-old girl from Massachusetts to Connecticut to work as a prostitute has pleaded guilty to a sex trafficking charge.
Alexander Pedraza entered his plea Monday in U.S. District Court in Bridgeport.
The 28-year-old East Hartford man faces up to life in prison at sentencing at a date to be determined.
Woman who thought explosive device was a candle files suit
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman who lost part of her hand when she lit an explosive device she thought was a candle is suing the previous owner of her home.
Man sues over job rejection due to medical marijuana
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man whose bid to become a firefighter in the state's largest city was rejected because he uses medical marijuana has sued.
The Connecticut Post reports that James Bulerin III says in his lawsuit that he passed all eligibility requirements to become a Bridgeport firefighter, but he was denied after he tested positive for marijuana.
Officials: Newly installed light fixtures filling with water
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — City officials in Connecticut say newly installed light fixtures which cost hundreds of thousands to install are filling up with rainwater.
Connecticut woman apparently fatally shot through window
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut's largest city say it appears a 37-year-old woman who died after being found with a gunshot wound on the second floor of a home was shot through the window.
Bridgeport Chief Armando Perez tells the Connecticut Post his "heart's broken" over the death of the woman, who was found at about 7:45 p.m. Tuesday with at least one gunshot wound to the torso. She was taken to the hospital, where she died.
Police: Man shot in head outside school dies from injuries
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Police say a Connecticut man has died from his injuries sustained in a shooting outside a tractor trailer training school last month.
Police confirmed 28-year-old Eric Salters died Monday at Bridgeport Hospital, marking the third homicide in Bridgeport this year. The Connecticut Post reports Salters was a student at the school where he was shot on Jan. 26.
Alex Jones seeks venue change in Sandy Hook defamation cases
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Lawyers for Infowars host Alex Jones have asked a Connecticut judge to move defamation cases against him to another part of the state as he defends discussions on his web show about the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre being a hoax.
Bridgeport man convicted of a string of crimes
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut jury has found a Bridgeport man guilty of multiple felonies, including armed robbery and attempted murder.
Officials say 20-year-old Onaje Smith could face up to 206 years in prison after his conviction Friday on more than a dozen felony counts.
The Hour reports he will return to the Stamford courthouse on April 5 for sentencing.
Police make arrest in Bridgeport homicide
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Police have made an arrest in connection with a fatal weekend shooting in Bridgeport.
The Connecticut Post reports that a 50-year-old man was struck by gunfire in front of a Reservoir Avenue gas station just after 9 a.m. Sunday.
Police quickly developed information about a suspect and arrested 39-year-old Jayvell Washington a few hours after the shooting.
Man shot multiple times outside trucking school, police say
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Authorities say a 28-year-old man was shot multiple times outside a trucking school in Connecticut, where he's a student.
The Connecticut Post reports that the student was critically injured in Saturday morning's shooting on the campus of the New England Tractor Trailer Training School in Bridgeport but is expected to survive.
Ex-UConn coach Ollie takes dispute to state, federal court
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Former UConn basketball coach Kevin Ollie has brought his $10 million dispute with the school over his firing to both state and federal court.
A federal judge in Bridgeport on Friday heard arguments by lawyers for Ollie and the university over a motion that would allow Ollie to move forward with a racial discrimination complaint against the school without jeopardizing his right to an arbitration hearing with UConn over his firing last year.
The Latest: Judge hears arguments in Ollie-UConn dispute
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Latest on former UConn basketball coast Kevin Ollie's $10 million dispute with the school over his firing (all times local):
A federal judge in Connecticut has heard arguments in former UConn men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie's $10 million dispute with the school over his firing.