Bridgeport police respond to ‘preliminary report’ of person wounded by gunshot

“Party was shot in the leg and head there is no further info on the extent of those injuries,” according to an official. Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Police: Connecticut Natural Gas responds to ‘gas line pressure issue’ in West Hartford

“In order to mitigate this, they have turned off gas service to about 50+ homes in that area,” according to a police spokesperson in the early afternoon. Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Sen. Blumenthal promotes legislation to give dispatchers first responder benefits

Sen. Richard Blumenthal called for the legislation while making a visit to Bridgeport 911 dispatchers on Sunday. Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Police: ‘Buddy the beefalo’ in good health after capture

PLYMOUTH — Buddy the beefalo, who spent eight months evading authorities, was doing “very well,” said Plymouth Police Captain Ed Benecchi Sunday morning after a visit. Since Buddy was sedated so a veterinarian could do a checkup, Benecchi, who spent months tracking the animal, got his first up close look. The veterinarian said that he…

If you wanted to rent a beach house on the Connecticut shoreline this summer, you’re probably too late. Prices are up and inventory is way down

The beach rental market along Connecticut’s shoreline has been red hot for weeks, now leaving few choices for those who waited to book a vacation. Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Is it legal for gyms to have women’s only workout areas? Connecticut Supreme Court will hear case questioning the state’s long history of addressing gender, privacy and discrimination

The case turns on the concept at the center of civil rights and the women’s movement. Must everyone be treated equally under the state’s progressive anti-discrimination laws? Or are some groups, in this case women, entitled to a little more in the way of rights than others, such as men, as compensation for historic discrimination…

Meriden police investigate shooting

The shooting took place about 4:30 p.m. in the area of Lewis and Springdale avenues, police said. Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

NYPD: Bridgeport man threw chemicals, Moltov cocktail at officers

The man was later taken into custody and a police spokesperson said he faces federal charges. Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Pfizer VP: Vaccine can be adapted to fight COVID variants

“You can basically, within a couple of weeks, put a new sequence in,” he said. Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Police: ‘Non-life-threatening’ injuries after car and motorcycle accident in Waterbury

“The operator of the motorcycle sustained a head and leg injury… from the accident and is being treated at a local hospital at this time,” said police spokesman Sgt. Davis. Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Naugatuck Valley residents clean up Ansonia streets

Residents from in and around Ansonia came together to tackle the city’s littering problem. Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

CT courts plan to ease COVID restrictions next month

The state’s judicial branch also plans to increase the number of criminal cases at courts that are open in an effort to reduce the backlog of cases in the system. Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Flames engulf car on I-91 in Windsor

The crash was reported around 7:25 p.m. between exits 34 and 35, according to the state Department of Transportation. Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Report: Police recover burned vehicles connected to Hartford shooting

One of the vehicles was found in South Windsor, while the other was found in Hartford, multiple outlets reported, citing police sources. Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Milford firefighters battle blaze at condo complex

Multiple fire units were called to the 300 block of Foxwood Lane shortly after 5:20 p.m. Saturday, according to dispatch reports. Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Hartford caravan calls on people to turn in the killers of Randell Tarez Jones and Ja’Mari Preston: ‘Call a name, point a finger’

Surrounded by grieving relatives from fatal Hartford shootings over the past two decades, Henrietta Beckman said Saturday that she’d never encountered a gun death as shocking as the loss of little Randell Tarez Jones last weekend. Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Police searching for Woodbridge gas station carjackers

Woodbridge police are looking for 2 men who carjacked a person at a gas station Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Warmer weather expected for rest of weekend

After yesterday’s rain, temperatures are expected to rise Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Sacred Heart University hosts CT’s first college e-sports tournament

Two SHU professors created a course that ends in a tournament so students can get more hands-on experience Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

This Connecticut teacher was trying to help his neighbors with groceries but when he raised over $40,000 on Facebook, he ended up with a $16,000 tax bill

Louis Goffinet, a 27-year-old middle school teacher from Mansfield, started helping his neighbors by going to the grocery store for them last April because they were afraid to or had health concerns. More people needed his help and he decided to start a Facebook fundraiser. The response was dramatic and by the end of the…

Meet the sisters in their 20s who have taken a lead on COVID-19 vaccination in Connecticut’s Muslim community

Tehmina and Sumrina Naheed have vaccinated hundreds and become their community’s go-to vaccine sources, talking locals through the process in any of four languages. Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

The traditional 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. school day could become a thing of the past as Connecticut leaders consider permanent changes based on lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic

Mandatory early morning through mid-afternoon school day schedules could soon become a thing of the past in Connecticut, as Gov. Ned Lamont and some local superintendents call for increased flexibility in how schools measure attendance to better suit families’ needs. Top Featured Tags: – Connecticut NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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