2 hrs ago
Commuter mess 'Well into next week'
Metro-North's efforts to restore normal service to a stretch of track between Bridgeport and South Norwalk after Friday's train crash that left more than 70 people injured "looks to continue well into next week," according to an agency spokesman.
7 hrs ago
The husband-and-wife philanthropist team
Phyllis and Philip Marsilius of Bridgeport have always participated in a wide range of philanthropic activities and volunteer organizations.
11 hrs ago
Crash derails travel plans
Derailed train passengers were scrambling yesterday to make alternate travel plans after two packed commuter trains collided outside Bridgeport, Conn., injuring 72 people and smashing the rail lines that serve one of the nation's busiest transit corridors.
Sat May 18, 2013
FBI Rules Out Foul Play in Connecticut Train Crash
The FBI has ruled out foul play in their investigation into Friday night's rush hour train crash in Connecticut that injured 72 people.
Investigators combing through train wreckage
Investigators from National Transportation Safety Board and officials were in Bridgeport, Conn.
Suspect in student's death surrenders to police
Jermaine Richards , 30, surrendered to police with his lawyer, John R. Gulash , at Troop G in Bridgeport.
8 train victims at hospitals, 2 critical
When reports began streaming in about the scores of people injured in Friday night's train derailment at the Fairfield /Bridgeport line, some hospital officials heard they could be receiving as many as 90 injured passengers a piece.
Trains Collide in Bridgeport May 17
Emergency personnel work at the scene where two Metro North commuter trains collided, Friday, May 17, 2013 near Fairfield, Conn.
60 hurt as Conn. commuter trains collide
Gov. Dan Malloy said in a news conference. The collision prompted Amtrak, which sent out notification via Twitter, to suspend service indefinitely between New York and Boston.
Fri May 17, 2013
New businesses open in Bridgeport's Arcade building
Liz Squillace, of Bridgeport, owner of screenprinter Paradox, Inc. opened her business at the Arcade building in downtown Bridgeport, Conn.
Trains collide, derail in SW Connecticut
Two Metro-North passenger trains heading in opposite directions collided during rush hour Friday evening in southwestern Connecticut, damaging both trains and leaving dozens injured, authorities said.
Two trains collide in Fairfield
Two Metro-North Railroad trains collided and one derailed at 6:10 p.m. Friday in the vicinity of Commerce Drive along the Fairfield-Bridgeport line.
Westporter convicted in 'Yankee Stadium dirt' scam
Westport resident Mark Hayward kept a stiff upper lip Thursday when a jury convicted him of ripping off an early rock musician and golf book author from Fairfield by concocting a scam to sell dirt from the former Yankee Stadium.
Police dive team gets robotic help
Members of the Bridgeport police SCUBA team train with the department's new remote-controlled submersible.
Woman's body found in woods
State and Trumbull police blocked off Quarry Road along the Bridgeport/Trumbull line after finding a woman's body in a wooded area there.
Regents name Gray new system president
Dr. Gregory W. Gray, the new Board of Regents president, will start his position on July 1, 2013.
Twin Lanes Road home damaged in early-morning fire
The fire, reported about 1:10 a.m. Friday, was generating heavy smoke from the attic when the first firefighters arrived on the scene.
Police: Accountability helping cut crime
That was the message Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and a dozen or so community leaders received Thursday morning during a one-day pass to the Police Department's weekly data-sharing meeting.
Thu May 16, 2013
Consumers to pay recycling fee on new mattresses
Costs of new mattresses would rise by up to $12 under a bill to create the one of the nation's first recycling program for what have become expensive urban eyesores.
Police seek $50,000 for memorial project
As part of National Peace Officer Memorial Day, Mayor Bill Finch, right, unveils plans to start a fundraising drive to build the Bridgeport Police Memorial in front of police headquarters, during a press conference held at City Hall Annex/Morton Government Center in downtown Bridgeport, Conn.