Madison Av Boys & Girls Club Ribbon Cutting With Tour

Yesterday was the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Madison Avenue Wakeman Boys and Girls Club. Alumnus/actor/first black superhero Michael Jai White was on hand for the celebration. He said, "Sometimes it's a thankless job. You don't see the results right away. You plant seeds, you change lives, and you do it out of the goodness of your hearts". He then applauded the staff. Watch to the end as Margaret Reynolds was gracious enough to give us a tour of the facility.

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Bridgeport Gang Member Sentenced to More Than 4 Years in Federal Prison

Bridgeport Gang Member Sentenced to More Than 4 Years in Federal Prison HARRY BATCHELOR, also known as “Bookie,” 27, of Bridgeport, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Victor A. Bolden in Bridgeport to 50 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, for a racketeering offense stemming from his involvement in a violent Bridgeport street gang.             Today’s announcement was made by Vanessa Roberts Avery, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut; Joseph T. Corradino, State’s Attorney for the Fairfield Judicial District; Bridgeport Police Chief Roderick Porter; Robert Fuller, Special Agent in Charge of the New Haven Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation; James Ferguson, Special Agent in Charge, ATF Boston Field Division; Brian D.…

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Bridgeport News: Murder Arrest

#Bridgeport CT--On September 20, 2023, members of the Bridgeport Police Department arrested 37-year-old Charles Lee Young for the September 27th, 2020, murder of Nyair Charles Nixon. Nyair was 21 at the time of his death. This violent crime occurred at the Keystone Lounge located at 1798 Barnum Avenue, Bridgeport, CT. Charles Young is charged with 53a-54a Murder, 53a-217 Criminal Possession of a Firearm, and 29-35(a) Carrying a Pistol without a Permit. Young is currently in federal custody for unrelated charges. He will be arraigned in Bridgeport Superior Court in early October. Bond is set at 1.5 million. This arrest was the result of a combined effort between the Bridgeport Police Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Fairfield County States…

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