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  • US senator: Metro-North fined $552,000 past decade 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 7:58 pm
  • NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - 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.

  • Bridgeport grocer accused of food stamp fraud 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 5:38 am
  • BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut - A Bridgeport grocer has been charged with buying food stamps from customers and using the money to buy bulk merchandise.

  • Authorities balk at financier's effort to be freed 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 2:05 pm
  • NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - Federal prosecutors are objecting to a request by a Venezuelan financier to be released from prison while he awaits sentencing in July in a Connecticut-based fraud scheme, saying he's a flight risk.

  • Man found shot on Bridgeport street dies 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 7:31 am
  • BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut - Bridgeport police are investigating what could be the city's second homicide of the year.

  • Court: Bridgeport ex-mayor can't get law license 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 1:55 pm
  • NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - The Connecticut Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a decision denying a law license for former Bridgeport Mayor Joseph Ganim, citing the extent of his criminal conduct that led to his conviction on corruption charges and insufficient evidence of rehabilitation.

  • School bus driver in crash cited for tailgating 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 8:55 am
  • BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut - State police have cited a school bus driver for tailgating after an accident on Route 8 in Bridgeport that sent 13 high school students to the hospital.

  • Feds say man spoke of radio-controlled plane bombs 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 5:31 pm
  • BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut - A Moroccan man in Connecticut who allegedly expressed interest in using remote-controlled airplanes to bomb a school and a federal building has been arrested by the FBI and detained without bail, federal authorities said Tuesday.

  • Man shot in face in Bridgeport expected to survive 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 8:22 am
  • BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut - Bridgeport police say a man shot in the face over the weekend is expected to survive.

  • Report: More than 7,000 Metro-North defects found 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 3:37 pm
  • BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut - A newspaper reports that federal inspectors found more than 7,100 defects and deficiencies in the Metro-North Railroad over the last decade, but records show regulators launched an investigation only after two high-profile accidents last year.

  • Connecticut picks 6 medical marijuana dispensaries 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 4:35 pm
  • HARTFORD, Connecticut - Locations for Connecticut's six medical marijuana dispensaries have been selected, the state Consumer Protection Commissioner said Thursday.

  • Connecticut grants 4 new charter schools 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 9:25 pm
  • HARTFORD, Connecticut - The Connecticut State Board of Education has approved four new charter schools, including two in the state's largest city, Bridgeport, and one each in Stamford and New Haven.

  • Lawyer: 'State will have to kill me' before client 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 12:51 pm
  • HARTFORD, Connecticut - A Connecticut public defender vowed the state will have to kill her before she allows it to execute her client in a triple murder case she said never should have gone to trial because the defendant is mentally ill.

  • Providence shuts out Quinnipiac 4-0 in Bridgeport 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 10:00 pm
  • BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut - Jon Gillies made 37 saves and third-seeded Providence beat second-seeded Quinnipiac 4-0 on Friday night in an NCAA East Region semifinal.

  • Bridgeport policy allows 6 chickens per household 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 8:51 am
  • BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut - Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch is proposing a new policy that would set standards for city residents who want to keep chickens on their property.