Bridgeport News: Man Assaulted

2024-06-19@5:18pm--#Bridgeport CT--A distressing incident occurred involving a male victim and his 3-year-old son. The victim was struck in the face with a pipe while holding his child, resulting in the child falling to the ground on Harral Avenue. Emergency medical services were immediately dispatched to the scene to provide care for both the father and the child. Both were evaluated and treated for their injuries. The individual responsible for the attack was promptly identified, apprehended, and transported to the booking facility for further processing. The incident is under investigation, and further details will be provided as they become available.

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Bridgeport News: Arrest Made In Today’s Homicide

On June 19, 2024, at approximately 9:20 a.m., Bridgeport Police responded to a report of a shooting in the 1200 block of Iranistan Avenue. Upon arrival, officers found a 24-year-old Bridgeport man with an apparent gunshot wound to the head. AMR Ambulance quickly transported the victim to a nearby hospital, where he later died. The Detective Bureau Homicide Squad has taken charge of the investigation, and the crime scene on Iranistan Avenue has been secured. Forensic Identification Unit Detectives are currently processing the scene. Anyone with information about this crime is urged to contact Homicide Detective Jeffrey Holtz at 203-581-5293 or use the Bridgeport Police Tips Line at 203-576-TIPS. The victim's family has been notified, and the department extends its…

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BLUMENTHAL DELIVERS OPENING STATEMENT AT HEARING WITH BOEING CEO DAVE CALHOUN

“Boeing needs to stop thinking about the next earnings call and start thinking about the next generation.” [WASHINGTON, DC] – Today, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, Chair of the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (PSI), delivered opening remarks at a hearing titled “Examining Boeing’s Broken Safety Culture: Dave Calhoun Testifies.” The hearing—featuring testimony from Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun—examined the safety and quality practices surrounding Boeing’s commercial aircraft manufacturing as well as whistleblower allegations, executive management of the company, and the company’s broken safety culture. “When you were named as Boeing’s Chief Executive, Mr. Calhoun, we were told that you were the right person to correct course, and you committed to, ‘strengthen Boeing’s safety culture and rebuild trust with our customers, regulators, suppliers,…

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Shootout On The West Side

2024-09-19@9:18am--#Bridgeport CT-- Bridgeport Emergency Communications received a call of an assault with a firearm in the 1100 block of Iranistan Ave. Reports of multiple persons shooting at each other, 1 victim shot. Several parties have been detained and are being interviewed and evidence is being collected at the scene. 3 different police agencies reporting this as a homicide Bridgeport Police are saying the victim is in critical condition. This is an active investigation. Special thanks to Chief Porter for taking the time to talk to us. https://youtu.be/bJfnIiVq4pk

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Bridgeport News: Drowning UPDATE

On Saturday evening, June 15th, at approximately 8PM, Bridgeport Police, Bridgeport Fire, and Emergency Medical Services responded to a residence on Orland Street, of a report of a 3-year-old child found unresponsive in a small 3-foot children's pool. Upon arrival, first responders immediately began CPR and other life-saving measures on the child. The child was rushed to Bridgeport Hospital and later pronounced dead. The Detective Bureau responded and took charge of the investigation. Currently, it appears to be an accidental drowning. https://youtu.be/yEjR_f6MzNg

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International Make Music Day to Take Place on Friday, June 21

Fairfield, CT - Make Music Day 2024 returns to Fairfield on Friday, June 21 from 8AM - 10PM (EDT). Make Music Fairfield is music performed by anyone, enjoyed by everyone! This is the largest Make Music Fairfield yet! This year, there will be over 70+ performers, 30 venues, and 110+ performances over the course of the 14-hour day. Let’s ring in the summer solstice together, as a community, while enjoying amazing music! Make Music Day is the free, outdoor music festival celebrated worldwide on the Summer Solstice each year. This year, the solstice falls on Friday, June 21. Created in Paris, France in 1982 (Fête de la Musique), this is the 42nd anniversary of Make Music Day. This worldwide festival…

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Mayor Ganim and The City of Bridgeport Emergency Operations Activate Cooling Center Protocol from 12:00 PM June 18, 2024 Until 12:00 PM June 23, 2024

Bridgeport, CT – The Bridgeport EOC in conjunction with Mayor Ganim advises all residents to take caution and seek refuge in cooling centers during normal business hours. Residents may utilize any of the locations listed below to seek shelter during periods of heat and increased health risk for those who have asthma. Residents are encouraged to stay hydrated and avoid strenuous activity during the heat. Homeless communities may also visit shelters to seek refuge during the air quality advisory by calling 211. Cooling Centers: Senior Centers (Open weekdays only) Black Rock Senior Center – 2676 Fairfield Avenue, (8:00am- 3:00pm) East Side Senior Center – 268 Putnam Street (8:00am- 3:00pm) Eisenhower Senior Center – 307 Golden Hill Street, (8:00am-3:00pm) North End Bethany Senior…

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Norwalk News: Arrest Made in Residential Burglary Case

On June 15, 2024, at 4:36 AM Norwalk Combined Dispatch received a call for a residential burglary.  The caller reported she woke-up and found a male standing in her residence. The male attempted to take the caller’s phone as she tried to call 911 and then fled the scene prior to patrol officers’ arrival. The Detective Bureau assumed the investigation. Detectives processed the scene and reviewed video surveillance. As a result of their investigation, detectives were able to identify Jose Gomez-Gonzalez as the male who entered the residence. Norwalk Detectives arrested Jose Gomez-Gonzalez that same morning without incident. Gomez-Gonzalez is charged with Burglary in the first degree, and interfering with an emergency call and disorderly conduct. Bond is set at…

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