Trumbull News: MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT TURNS FATAL FOR BRIDGEPORT MAN

UPDATE: TRUMBULL MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT TURNS FATAL FOR BRIDGEPORT MAN[NEW] On Monday, August 15, 2022, a two-car motor vehicle accident occurred in Trumbull ending with the death of a Bridgeport man. The victim, Xavier Miller, age 22, of Powell Terrace, Bridgeport was the driver and only occupant of an Infiniti that collided with a Subaru Crosstrek, operated by a Trumbull woman, on Monroe Turnpike.Just after 4:00 PM, the Trumbull Police received several 911 calls to report a serious motor vehicle accident in the area of Monroe Turnpike (Route 111) at the intersection of Technology Drive. Arriving Trumbull officers located the two vehicles, which were both heavily damaged and the Infiniti was on fire. First responders were unable to access the…

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FTC RULEMAKING ON CONSUMER PRIVACY

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Chair of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Data Security, released the following statement applauding new rulemaking issued by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to strengthen consumer privacy, bolster civil rights, and establish guardrails on the collection and use of consumers’ personal data:“This announced rulemaking is a tremendous win for consumers, promising strong protections for privacy rights and personal data, and accountability for violating them. Big Tech’s exploitation of Americans’ private information, anti-competitive behavior, and data breaches have created a crisis that demands action. I’ve long urged the FTC to use this essential tool to implement strong and enforceable consumer safeguards and rights. This rule…

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Bridgeport News: Man Struck By Train

2022-08-13@ 0913:am the Bridgeport Police received a report of a person "that fell onto the tracks: at the Bridgeport Train Station and subsequently was struck by a train. BPT Fire, Police, AMR and Metro North Police, and Operations teams are all on-scene. No further information as to the extent of injuries at this time. This is an active incident and investigation.

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Bridgeport News: Homicide #14

2022-08-13@1:51am--#Bridgeport CT-- Report of a possible shooting at Barnum and Knowlton Street. Police UPDATE: On August 13, 2022, at approximately 1:50 am Bridgeport Police received reports of multiple parties struck by gunfire in the area of Barnum Avenue & Knowlton Street.  Bridgeport Police Officer Corey Baldwin was in the vicinity and observed the crime in progress.  A Chevrolet sedan connected with the shooting began to flee the scene and engaged Officer Baldwin in pursuit.  Officer Baldwin pursued the Chevrolet sedan throughout the City and eventually into the north end.  The vehicle came to a stop on Terrace Circle where the operator, and a single front passenger, fled the vehicle on foot.  Officer Baldwin exited his patrol car and pursued the…

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Stratford News: Woman Injured In Crash

2022-08-12@2:35pm--#Stratford CT-- A woman in her thirties was on trauma alert after crashing her car on Paradise Court. Witnesses said she crashed into a road sign on Main Street, ran up on a curb across the street from this location, then up another curb before coming to a rest on Paradise Court. Firefighters had to help extricate her from the car. It is not known at this time what caused her to lose control of her car.

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