Month: October 2022

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Bridgeport News: Stabbing

#Bridgeport CT--On October 30, 2022, at approximately 5:30 pm Bridgeport Police Officers, on scene at Bridgeport Hospital, reported a male victim walked into the emergency room with several stab wounds. The victim, identified as a 23-year-old Bridgeport man, was transported to the hospital via private vehicle. Upon his arrival, the victim was observed to be suffering from several puncture wounds to his torso and at least one puncture to the back of his head. The victim is listed in stable condition with non-life-threatening injuries. The Bridgeport Police Detective Bureau has responded and taken charge of the investigation. This appears to be an isolated incident where the victim knew his attacker. A crime scene area was located on Orchard Street just…

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Apparently, An Act Of Congress Takes 14 Years

#Bridgeport CT-- Fourteen years ago, candidate for congress Jim Himes held a press conference at the site of the former Congress Street Bridge promising to replace it. His opponent, then-Congressman Chris Says crashed that press conference. Today, Congressman Himes held a press conference that was crashed by his opponent Jayme Stevenson. Stevenson said her opponent has had fourteen years in Congress to fix this bridge. Congressman Himes opposed that once again his press conference was used for political gain. He said the construction should begin in June of 2023.

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Bridgeport News: Detectives Investigate Shooting

On October 30, 2022, at approximately 6:40 pm the Bridgeport Emergency Operation Center received the report of a party shot in the 400 block of Olive Street. Responding officers located a victim on Pequonnock Street near its intersection with Olive Street, lying down on the sidewalk.  The victim, a 51-year-old Bridgeport man, was suffering from what appeared to be a single gunshot wound to the leg.  Medics arrived and transported the victim to St. Vincent’s Hospital where he is listed in stable condition/non-life-threatening injury.     The Bridgeport Police Detective Bureau has responded and taken charge of the investigation. The victim states he was socializing this evening in the Olive Street neighborhood.  As he walked along the sidewalk, the victim describes hearing…

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(Hartford, CT) – Attorney General William Tong today announced Bridgeport-based Nunes Auto Repair has paid $7,000 for failure to lower its prices by 25 cents per gallon on April 1 as required by the gas tax holiday suspension. An investigation by the Office of the Attorney General found that Nunes Auto did not lower its price on regular grade gas until April 4 and the gas retailer consistently failed to fully lower prices on its mid- and premium-grade gas. “The gas tax holiday was enacted—and extended—to give families a break. Nunes Auto knew the rules, and kept charging consumers for a tax the station wasn’t paying, even after they knew they were under investigation. Not all price increases constitute price…

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Connecticut Insurance Department Restructures Actuarial Division to Better Regulate Industry’s Use of Technology

The Connecticut Insurance Department has consolidated all actuarial and data science functions to improve regulatory oversight and better protect consumers as the insurance industry’s usage of Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, and Machine Learning expands. “As the insurance industry increasingly relies on rapid technological innovation within a complex data-driven environment, the regulators at the Connecticut Insurance Department (CID) will meet these challenges by restructuring and integrating all actuarial and data science functions within a single unit to better protect consumers,” said Andrew N. Mais, Commissioner, Connecticut Insurance Department. “Wanchin Chou, Assistant Deputy Commissioner and Chief Actuary will lead this division and direct all actuarial functions in addition to the Department’s recent advent of data science work.” “This Department is the regulator of the insurance…

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