University of Bridgeport

Mayor Ganim Visits Senator Hwang’s Community Diversity Conversation…For A While

#Bridgeport CT-- State Senator Tony Hwang along with Reverend Cass Shaw held a Community Diversity Conversation at 7pm Tuesday night at the University of Bridgeport’s Littlefield Recital Hall in the Arnold Bernhard Arts and Humanities Center.  About 30 people were in attendance.  Mayor Joe Ganim slipped in the back for about fifteen minutes when Senator Hwang acknowledged and welcome the mayor.  Members from the audience asked if it was candidate for Governor Ganim which he smiled and shrugged his shoulders.   The mayor thanked Senator Hwang and said he had to run to another engagement.   City council members were getting an earful at that time from the public at the City Hall with a hearing of the City Council’s Budget and Appropriations…

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Man With Knife Attacks Police, Man Shot by Police

Around 9pm Thursday night police were called by University of Bridgeport about a man with knife.  When police arrived the man engaged police on a foot pursuit down Atlantic Street.  The man ran into an apartment complex at 557 Street where a stand off occurred. The man attacked police with the knife and police tased him 3 three times, the man still did not drop the knife and lunged at police when officers shot him according to our sources.  The suspect is alive and at the hospital, the extent of his injuries are not known at this time.  One police officer was taken to the hospital as well.  I saw him walk to the ambulance with an oxygen mask.  Again,…

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