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College Student From LI Dies After Being Hit By Car In Bridgeport

Police said 20-year-old Kaitlyn Doorhy, a junior from Mattituck, New York, was hit on Friday at around 12:30 p.m.

08/23/2014

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Bridgeport Hit-And-Run Victim In Critical Condition

Police in Bridgeport say a 22-year-old man is in critical condition after he was hit by a speeding car whose driver fled the scene.

08/09/2014

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Fairfield Man Accused Of Sexual Contact With Teen Student

A 26-year-old dance teacher has been arrested after being accused of having sexual contact with a 13-year-old student.

08/06/2014

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2 Killed, 4 Injured In Bridgeport Shootings

Six people were shot, two fatally, in three overnight shootings in Bridgeport, police said.

07/06/2014

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Attorney: Mentally Disabled Bridgeport Students Were Pushed Into Sex Act

An attorney for a mentally disabled 19-year-old man charged with sexually assaulting another mentally disabled student in a school restroom said both were led into the situation by “able-minded” students for their own amusement.

06/26/2014

Yellow pedestrian flags are seen at a crosswalk in front of the Margaret Morton Government Center in Bridgeport, Conn. as part of a pedestrian safety pilot program. (credit: Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch/Facebook)

Bridgeport Offers Pedestrians Yellow Flags To Wave At Traffic While Crossing Street

Bridgeport officials are hoping yellow traffic flags will improve pedestrian safety in the city.

06/18/2014

Pleasure Beach Pier (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Bridgeport Ready To Open Access To Pleasure Beach

In the nearly 20 years since the old wooden bridge to Pleasure Beach went up in flames, the one-time amusement park has been caught between dreams of revival and fiscal reality.

06/11/2014

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CT Lawmaker Opposes Electronic Tolling As A Way To Ease I-95 Congestion

Rep. David Scribner, a ranking member of the Legislature’s transportation committee, said highway tolls, no matter how they are collected, are not the answer.

06/05/2014

Brake lights illuminated as traffic backs up at a toll plaza. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Connecticut Transportation Officials Consider Ideas For Traffic Congestion Relief

Officials met in Bridgeport Wednesday afternoon to consider ideas from experts on how to ease traffic congestion on state highways.

06/04/2014

Marijuana plants grow at Perennial Holistic Wellness Center, a not-for-profit medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles. (credit: Getty Images)

Bridgeport Puts Brakes On Medical Marijuana Dispensary Amid Concerns From Residents, Mayor

Mayor Bill Finch is not happy his city was chosen as one of 27 sites in Connecticut to dispense medical marijuana.

05/28/2014

Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford (file/Used with permission of the Connecticut General Assembly and the League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund, Inc.)

Bill To Open Records Of Adults Adopted As Children After 1983 Reaches Malloy’s Desk

A new state law in Connecticut will make certain records available of adults who were adopted as children three decades ago.

05/10/2014

Isaiah McLaughlin told CBS 2's Lou Young that all he wants is for thieves to return the aluminum wheelchair ramp that he needs to get in and out of his home. (Credit:CBS 2)

Bridgeport Boy Stranded At Home After Thieves Make Off With Wheelchair Ramp

A 10-year-old boy has been confined to his family’s Bridgeport home since someone stole his wheelchair ramp.

05/08/2014

The seal of the FBI hangs in the Flag Room at the bureau's headquaters in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Feds Accuse Man In Flying Bomb Plot In Connecticut

The FBI arrested 27-year-old El Mehdi Semlali Fahti on Monday on immigration-related charges and he may later face terrorism charges in a federal grand jury investigation, federal prosecutors said.

04/08/2014

Noah Worrell's dog, Aimie, was picked up by two people driving by in Bridgeport, Conn. (credit: Handout)

Family: Missing Dog Had Special Connection With Autistic Connecticut Boy

A Connecticut family is desperately trying to find an autistic boy’s dog, which was snatched from in front of a relative’s home in Fairfield County.

04/02/2014

A woman feeds her chickens. (file/credit: CBS 2)

Bridgeport Mayor Proposes Allowing Residents To Keep Chickens On Property

Mayor Bill Finch and other city officials announced the proposal Tuesday at the Beardsley Zoo. It would allow households to keep up to six chickens, set minimum coop sizes and restrict coop locations.

03/26/2014

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