Bridgeport (Connecticut, United States)

Type: City
Name: Bridgeport (Connecticut, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 41.189999
Longitude: -73.199997
population: 139,090
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

US Senator: Metro-North Fined $552,000 Past Decade

Metro-North, the nation's second-largest commuter railroad, has been fined $552,000 over the past decade for safety violations and defects, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Friday.The Connecticut Democrat called it a shameful record that shows an urgent ... [Published ABC News - 21 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Restore Some Limited Access To Homicide Evidence

_ In Connecticut horror does not befoul Newtown alone. No, as much or more, it degrades Bridgeport, New Haven, Hartford and our other tumultuous inner cities. Despite the catastrophic day at Sandy Hook Elementary in 2012, murder most regularly happens ... [Published Hartford Courant - 10 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Winchester to receive $100K for brownfield remediation

WINSTED >> Gov. Dannel Malloy announced Wednesday that Winchester will receive $100,000 in brownfield funding to help revitalize the town’s blighted and vacant sites. The money will be split between two sites—both earmarked for commercial development—making ... [Published Register Citizen - 10 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Metro North Downplays Lawmaker's Safety Fine Tally

Metro North is once again defending its record on track safety after Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal says the railroad has racked up more than half a million dollars in fines the last 10 years.An agency spokeswoman says Metro North has made great ... [Published NY1 - 14 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Rail tales

To hear people like Gov. Dannel P. Malloy tell it, passenger rail is glorious public policy and even more glorious in terms of the experience of it. Visionaries of this ilk have a fantasy of sleek trains passing swifly through well-ordered vistas of farms, ... [Published Waterbury Republican American - 15 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Boys & Girls Village Hosts Thank You Dinner

Pictured Left to Right: Angelica J. Ortiz, Adelina J. Ortiz, Judith Ortiz, Andres J. Ortiz, Luis J. Ortiz, and family friend Luis O. Fuentes Hosts Annual Foster Care Appreciation DinnerMilford, CT – April 17, 2014 – recently held its Foster & Adoptive ... [Published Milford Patch - 16 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Norwegian adds more East Coast cities to motorcoach program

Norwegian Cruise Line expanded its motorcoach program throughout the eastern United States to offer additional routes to the Manhattan Cruise Terminal from six new mid-Atlantic and New England departure cities.A partnership with Academy Bus means more ... [Published Seatrade Insider - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

City costs rise for developer's driveway

BRIDGEPORT -- Make that a $500,000 driveway the city has built for millionaire developer by . A legal settlement to end one of the more bizarre events in Bridgeport history nearly fell apart Thursday. A judge refused to sign it after learning the city ... [Published Greenwich Time - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Cops: Grocer used food stamps to buy Red Bull

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) – The owner of a Fairfield Avenue grocery store in the city’s West End is facing a possible 20 years in prison on charges of food stamp fraud.Aslam Khawaja, 48, a Pakistani national, is accused of buying food stamps at 50 cents ... [Published WTNH.com - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Visit the zoo -- while at the Fairfield Library

Fairfield Library patrons can visit Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport from a seat in the library's Rotary Room for a free Skype-a-Docent tour on Wednesday, April 30, at 10:30 a.m. Skype is a video phone call, but when projected onto the large ... [Published Fairfield Citizen-News - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

People's United profits up 1% on Boston, CT expansions

Bridgeport lender People's United Financial Inc. said its first-quarter profits ticked up 1 percent, largely due to commercial banking growth in Boston and a boost to its wealth management business in Connecticut.Profits for the quarter ended March 31 ... [Published Hartford Business Journal - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Bridgeport grocer accused of food stamp fraud

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - A Bridgeport grocer has been charged with buying food stamps from customers and using the money to buy bulk merchandise. Aslam Khawaja tells the Connecticut Post (http://bit.ly/1gCPnZD ) he was trying to help poor people ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 17 2014]

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"These things are troubling," Lauretti said. "It's a very different world today and that's not always good. But historically, the crime rate here is very low."
..." Barber warned: "A nation of fractious individuals schooled in avoidance ceases to be a nation."

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Rail tales [Published Waterbury Republican American - 15 hours ago]
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Police: Man Charged with $45,000 Food Stamp Fra... [Published MuskegonPundit - 16 hours ago]
Trans Youth Confined in Adult Prison Writes Abo... [Published Care2 - 16 hours ago]
US Senator: Metro-North Fined $552,000 Past Decade [Published ABC News - 21 hours ago]
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Norwegian adds more East Coast cities to motorc... [Published Seatrade Insider - Apr 18 2014]
City costs rise for developer's driveway [Published Greenwich Time - Apr 18 2014]
Cops: Grocer used food stamps to buy Red Bull [Published WTNH.com - Apr 18 2014]
Visit the zoo -- while at the Fairfield Library [Published Fairfield Citizen-News - Apr 17 2014]
People's United profits up 1% on Boston, CT exp... [Published Hartford Business Journal - Apr 17 2014]
Old friend helps Brad and others find kidneys [Published Davis Enterprise - Apr 17 2014]
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Connecticut ready for opening day of fishing se... [Published Norwalk Hour - Apr 17 2014]
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Police: Man Charged with $45,000 Food Stamp Fra... [Published MuskegonPundit - 16 hours ago]
Police: Man Charged with $45,000 Food Stamp Fraud Bought 1,200 Cases of Red Bull : A grocery store owner in Bridgeport, Connecticut, was charged Thursday with buying food stamps from 128 customers and using the proceeds to buy $45,000 in bulk merchandise ...
Police: Man Charged with $45,000 Food Stamp Fra... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 18 2014]
A grocery store owner in Bridgeport, Connecticut, was charged Thursday with buying food stamps from 128 customers and using the proceeds to buy $45,000 in bulk merchandise to resell in his shop, including 1,200 cases of Red Bull. Aslam Khawaja, ...
Transgender Youth Confined In Adult Prison Writ... [Published Think Progress - Apr 17 2014]
CREDIT: Shutterstock A transgender 16-year-old in Connecticut spends 22-23 hours per day in de facto solitary confinement at an adult prison, the youth’s affidavit states. Under a seldom-used Connecticut statute, a judge ordered the transfer of the ...
The Hidden Price Of Drug-Free Zones [Published Think Progress - Apr 14 2014]
It was a muggy night in June 2004 when someone approached Tyrone King on the street corner in Bridgeport, Connecticut. The guy was looking to buy a few “slabs” of cocaine. King struggled with drug addiction, and said the guy offered to “get him high” ...
April 5 day of action against deportation: 2 mi... [Published People's Blog for the Constitution - Apr 10 2014]
Original commentary by Alok Bhatt published April 7, 2014 on the  Connecticut Asian Pacific American Affairs Commission blog. At around 3:00pm on the chilly afternoon of Saturday, April 5, members of Connecticut’s immigrant community, representing ...
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