12:53am–Bridgeport–Police are investigating a stabbing at 465 Wilmont Avenue on the second floor.  Victim says it was her ex-boyfriend.  She was stabbed in the chest and losing a lot of blood, she is being rushed to the hospital in serious condition.   The ex-boyfriend has fled the scene.   Police are looking for a black male 5’6” 155 pounds wearing a white tee shirt dark sweat pants, glasses, clean shaven. Police believe he is on Bruce Avenue and are investigating.  2:01am–UPDATE–Bridgeport Police has suspect in custody.



Fairfield–Referendum to restore $800,000 to Board of Ed budget fails. 8640 Yes votes required to overturn Results: YES-4311 NO-3553


Police from Stratford and Bridgeport are searching for a suspect in a possible carjacking that ended with the vehicle precariously hanging over a river on the east side of St. Michael’s Cemetery around 10 p.m. Monday.  Read more…..




Car Crashes Into Madison Avenue Store –Lottery ticket purchases were bad luck for a man in his 70s when he crashed into Hillview Superette at 3751Madison Avenue shortly after 1:30pm today. He was medically evaluated at the scene but refused treatment.

Himes Calls for Weiner Resignation
Donates $2,000 in campaign contributions from Weiner to Yerwood Center

Bridgeport, CT–Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) today called upon Congressman Anthony Weiner (NY-9) to resign, saying Weiner’s actions are distracting the Congress from critical work. Himes also announced that he would give campaign contributions received from Weiner to charity.

“While millions of Americans go without work, families throughout the country fear foreclosures, and our nation faces a fiscal crisis, we cannot afford the continued distraction of this sorry situation,” said Himes. “I hope Mr. Weiner will choose to step down so Congress can put this matter to rest and so that he can focus on his personal situation.”

In each of the 2008 and 2010 election cycles, Weiner donated $1,000 to Himes for Congress. Today, Himes directed that the $2,000 his campaign received from Weiner should be donated to the Yerwood Center in Stamford, Connecticut, a community resource center providing educational and personal development opportunities to Stamford’s diverse community.

Black Rock Day Flash Mob–Choreographed by Laura Pennock from the Black Rock Pilates Studio

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