Month: September 2022


Hartford, CT) – Attorney General William Tong released the following statement in response to a federal lawsuit filed by the National Association for Gun Rights challenging Connecticut’s assault weapons ban. “This challenge to our post-Sandy Hook assault weapons ban is exactly the kind of public safety threat that we anticipated when the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Bruen. Connecticut cannot and will not allow these weapons of war back into our communities. Not after Sandy Hook, after Uvalde, after Buffalo, Parkland, Orlando, and far too many more senseless tragedies. We need strong, commonsense gun safety laws now more than ever. Connecticut’s assault weapons ban is lawful, has already withstood legal challenge, and is strongly supported by the vast majority…

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Bridgeport News: Homicide Arrest

#Bridgeport CT-- The Gang Task Force arrested James Howard (DOB: 12/16/93) and served him with an arrest warrant that had been obtained by Detective Martin Heanue of the Homicide Unit. The warrant charges Howard with Felony Murder and Robbery in the First Degree for his role in the robbery and homicide of Troy Walker on August 13, 2022, on Knowlton Street, which resulted in two others being shot. This is the second arrest in this case, which remains open until the third perpetrator is apprehended. Great work by Detective Heanue and all those who assisted. 

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Pediatric & Adult Covid-19 vaccine Clinics Available in 25 Bridgeport Public Schools

Bridgeport, CT – State of Connecticut Department of Public Health along with Griffin Health will be partnering for the month of September with the City of Bridgeport Department of Health & Social Services, Lighthouse Program, and Board of Education to offer pediatric and adult COVID-19 vaccines to the public, free of charge. Every day clinics will run from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm at different schools. Each vaccination clinic will offer the Moderna, Pfizer, and Johnson & Johnson vaccines for applicable ages starting at 6 months old.

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