HARTFORD, CT – Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman applauded the state House of Representatives for the passage today of S.B. 4, An Act Assisting Students Without Legal Immigration Status With The Cost Of College, in a bipartisan manner. The legislation passed the Senate with bipartisan support last week. Governor Malloy has requested immediate
9:50pm–#Stratford CT– First responders on the way to Barnum Avenue and Califonia Street for a 15 year old male who was shot in the chest with a nail gun and the nail went through his back. Police are on scene and he is not reported to be conscious according to the radio reports. This
5:05pm–#Bridgeport CT- Heavy black smoke was seen over the East End from an attic fire at 449 Newfield Avenue. Firefighters were challenged to get in the attic as there was no front stairway to the attic. The firefighters had to go up the stairs from one apartment through a hallway and then up to the
UPDATE: Police spokesperson Av Harris confirmed it was a shooting, a female (transgender) was shot in the face and arm along with a broken jaw. Police believe the victim was targeted and known to her. Animal Control was called to take care of the victim’s dog. 2:02pm–#Bridgeport CT– A woman was stabbed at 284/286
12:39pm–#Bridgeport CT– Multiple officers were called to help break up a street fight at Maidson and Wallace Street, near the jail.
#Stratford CT– Firefighters quickly contained a structure fire on Garibaldi Avenue.When firefighters arrived they found heavy fire on the back of the home. They were able to quickly extinguish the fire. Everyone made it out safely. There were no reported injuries. Firefighters from surrounding towns provided mutual aid to cover the fire stations emptied to battle
#Monroe CT– Tonight the Stepney Volunteer Fire Department said goodbye to an old friend, a 1995 Gowans–Knight rescue firetruck that has served Monroe for the last 23 years. The truck will find new action in a volunteer fire department in Pennsylvania. But Stepney volunteers are saying hello to the new Rescue Engine Squad 103.
6:05pm–#Bridgeport CT– A foot pursuit in backyards from Central Avenue to Ogden Street Extension ended when a Bridgeport Police Officer may have broken his foot jumping over a fence in pursuit of a suspect. EMS is taking care of the officer. Heavy police presence in the area along with K-9 looking for the suspect.
#Westport, CT)- At approximately 9:00 am on Sunday, April 22nd, an officer conducting stationary radar in the area of 180 Bayberry Lane observed a vehicle traveling southbound at a high rate of speed. The radar unit indicated the vehicle was traveling at a rate of 63mph in the 25mph zone. As the officer initiated a
BRIDGEPORT – Bridgeport Mayor and Democratic candidate for Governor Joe Ganim today called for the Connecticut General Assembly to pass Senate Bill No. 540, AN ACT AUTHORIZING SPORTS WAGERING AND ONLINE LOTTERY DRAW GAMES IN THE STATE. The bill sets up legal, highly regulated, taxable sports betting in Connecticut. If enacted, it is estimated that legalizing