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  1. Loved Ones Mourn Mother Fatally Stabbed in BridgeportRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2017 | NBC Connecticut

    Oscar Hernandez-Carranza, the father suspected in a fatal stabbing who prompted a multi-state AMBER Alert when he took off with his young daughter, is locked up on a $1.25 million bond in Pennsylvania as he faces a slew of charges related to his getaway from a homicide scene in Connecticut. He's accused of killing his girlfriend in Bridgeport and then snatching their young daughter, prompting an AMBER Alert across several states.


  2. Record Breaking Warmth TodayRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2017 | NBC Connecticut

    The high temperature record for inland Connecticut stands at 73 degrees which was set in 1985. Records for interior Connecticut are recorded at Bradley International Airport.


  3. End of Week Warmth Will Rival RecordsRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2017 | NBC Connecticut

    A push of mild air will settle into the region through the end of the week. High temperatures for Thursday and Friday could even break records.


  4. Demonstrators Hold 'Resist Trump' Rally in BridgeportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | NBC Connecticut

    More than one hundred people held a "Vigil for Resistance", organized by the Make The Road Connecticut group, at McLevy Green Park. Lopez' group is aiming to turn Bridgeport into a sanctuary city, in which local authorities would agree not to contact federal agencies that could put undocumented people and refugees in danger of deportation.


  5. Bridgeport Museum to Carry on Circus Legacy After Final ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | NBC Connecticut

    The Barnum Museum in Bridgeport features many of The Greatest Show on Earth's connections to Connecticut. After May, children will no longer be able to see an institution in American family entertainment for nearly 150 years.


  6. Knights of Columbus Hand Out 2,000 Coats to Kids Across CTRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | NBC Connecticut

    Families wait in line to pick up a coat from the Knights of Columbus at the St. Martin de Porres Academy in New Haven The spirit of giving was on full display from Bridgeport to Waterbury on Friday as the Knights of Columbus gave out 2,000 brand new coats to children in need across Connecticut. "A lot of folks are out shopping for Christmas gifts, the Knights are here giving," explained Thomas Porter of the Knights of Columbus.


  7. Five Shot at Sweet Sixteen Party in BridgeportRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2016 | NBC Connecticut

    Five people were shot after a fight broke out at a Sweet Sixteen birthday party in Bridgeport early Sunday morning. According to police, a 16th birthday was being celebrated at the Circlo Sportivo, an Italian American Club, at 2500 Park Ave. The host of the party told police that many people showed up who were not invited. 3 comments

  8. Gov. Malloy Makes Sikorsky Deal OfficialRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | NBC Connecticut

    Governor Dannel Malloy put pen to paper Monday and made it official; Sikorsky will be in Connecticut for years to come. Today's bill signing at Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport brought together the head of the Stratford-based company and local union leaders to celebrate the deal.


  9. Uber Lets Users Schedule RidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | NBC Connecticut

    Starting September 1, business passengers in Hartford, New Haven, Stamford and Bridgeport who use the popular ride-sharing app, Uber, can schedule rides 15 minutes to 30 days in advance. Any rider with a work email address can create a business profile within their existing account.


  10. Presidential Campaigns Cost Hartford, Bridgeport ThousandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | NBC Connecticut

    The state wasn't expected to factor into either the Democratic or Republican presidential primary results, but longer than expected journeys to the nominations led to Connecticut receiving heightened attention from just about all of the major campaigns. Those visits came with price tags that the cash-strapped cities like Hartford and Bridgeport won't be able to recover.


  11. Elected Officials Advise Residents to Start Preparing for Hurricane SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | NBC Connecticut

    "We've taken steps in New Haven, in Bridgeport, in Stamford to protect our shoreline in a way that will mean less flooding if a significant storm hits," U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy said of improvements since Sandy battered parts of the Connecticut coast four years ago. "You can go out into your yard and make sure your trees are cut back," Senator Murphy said, "so they are less likely to disrupt your power."


  12. Teams from State's 3 Biggest Cities Hoop It Up in New HavenRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | NBC Connecticut

    On their final day at the Sullivan Basketball Academy Camp, Avery Sutton, Teriq Mallory and Eric Jones are practicing their dribbling, passing and shooting before this weekend's Hoop It Up Tournament in New Haven. "It was great, here with my buddy here my teammate," Jones said putting his arm around Sutton, "we had a good time playing."


  13. Youth From Connecticut's Three Biggest Cities to 'Hoop It Up'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | NBC Connecticut

    For the first time, youth from Bridgeport are invited to compete against teams from New Haven and Hartford in a 3-on-3 basketball tournament in the Elm City. Next month youth teams from New Haven, Hartford and Bridgeport are invited to compete in the third annual Hoop It Up 3-on-3 basketball tournament.


  14. Democrats Need to Court Former Sanders SupportersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | NBC Connecticut

    The progressive, organized labor focused party that is influential in Bridgeport and Hartford backed the Vermont senator for several of his policy positions. "Raising wages, holding wall street banks accountable, making college affordable for young people.


  15. State Police Cruiser Rammed After Chase on I-95Read the original story

    Jul 9, 2016 | NBC Connecticut

    A tow truck operator was arrested after leading police on a chase and internationally ramming an unoccupied Connecticut State Police cruiser on I-95 in Bridgeport early Saturday morning. According to Trooper First Class Kelly Grant, the White Plains Police Department out of New York notified Troop G that they were in pursuit of a Bob's Towing truck on I-95 Northbound.


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