At about 7:50pm Friday night a pedestrian was struck while crossing Villa Avenue near the diner and the car wash. Lieutenant James Perez told us that the victim was thrown about thirty feet . He was transported to St. Vincent’s Hospital with very serious injuries. An accident recreation team was brought to the scene to
State Representative Tony Hwang (R-134) hosted a Town Hall Meeting for Fairfield’s Stratfield Village area residents to discuss traffic and speeding concerns, crime awareness and prevention, elder care, planning and development, and other state legislative issues. The Chief Of Police Gary MacNamara was asked whether or not the Fairfield Police Department had quotas for issuing
Shortly after 10:30pm Thursday night police got a call to assist the medics in the backyard of a house on the 1200 block of Iranistan near Wood Avenue. They found the victim with a gunshot wound to the head. The police quickly scoured the area looking for guns shot casings and clues. It is very
Around noon Thursday shots rang out on Kossuth and Maple Street, one man is dead as a result. The man’s mother and girlfriend were in the corner store, the victim in his car when another car pulled up and began firing. It is very early in the investigation, police have not released any names but
“I said when we created this, we created a monster,” said Parks and Recreation Commissioner Robert Seirup……. Vice-chairman Dante Gallucci said, “We had an opportunity to do something last year. It’s a complete embarassment—what’s going on.”…….. The commissioners voted to close the skatepark and to open it again when there was someone to monitor it.
About 12:30am Thursday morning a Bridgeport Police Officer on patrol radioed in that he was struck by a motorcycle while traveling on Stratford Avenue near Hollister Avenue. A short time later he asked for back up and for them to step it up because the motorcyclist was being combative. It is uncertain the direction the
Shortly after 9:15pm police received a call of shots fired at 340 Brooklawn Ave. Police canvassed the yard, driveway, sidewalk and even neighbor’s yards with no sign of gun shell casings. It was uncertain if the house was hit as first reported by the homeowner. Police continue to investigate.
About 8:15pm a car traveling on Duck Farm Road lost control of his vehicle Wednesday night. The car ran up on a lawn, hit a mailbox at 578 Duck Farm Road, re-entered the road, traveled past three more houses before crashing into a parked vehicle in the driveway at 618 Duck Farm Road. Airbag was
Students in New York City’s public schools cramming for tests can delete words like birthdays, junk food, Halloween, dinosaur and even dancing from study lists. References to such words have been banned from city-issued tests in an edict issued by the city’s Department of Education for fear the words could “appear biased” or “evoke unpleasant
Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill lost his right to speak and was removed after violating House rule 17 which prohibits the wearing of hats which prohibits the wearing of hats in the House floor. Speaker pro tempore Rep. Gregg Harper, R-Miss was visibly frustrated as Rep. Rush continued a flurry of quotes from the Bible in