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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

Sign outside Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. - Dec. 14, 2012 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Shop Owner Who Sold Rifle To Nancy Lanza Faces Sentencing On Unrelated Violation

The owner of a gun shop that legally sold a rifle to the Newtown school shooter’s mother is facing sentencing for unrelated federal firearms violations.

03/23/2014

Surveillance video of a man wanted for stealing ashes from a Connecticut funeral home. (credit: CBS 2)

Funeral Home Director: Connecticut Couple Steals Son’s Ashes

The funeral home director said he thought the couple was there to pay off their balance, but the father is seen on surveillance video going to a cabinet, holding his son’s ashes and then taking off.

03/07/2014

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

Data Shows More Traffic Delays In NYC, Fairfield County

The company behind the INRIX smartphone traffic app for years has reported that New York and Bridgeport are in the top ten among all U.S. cities when it comes to traffic congestion.

03/06/2014

A man walks past a large pile of snow created by snowplows on Broadway near Lincoln Center. (Photo STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Another Winter Storm Blowing Into Tri-State Area

Forecasters say snow is expected to begin falling Wednesday night and slow the commute into work Thursday.

02/12/2014

Handcuffs (credit: clipart.com)

Police: Bridgeport Woman Left 3 Children Home Alone

Mycheral Walker is accused of leaving her three children home alone while she went out to a nightclub.

12/31/2013

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911 Operator Saves Thanksgiving For Bridgeport, Conn. Robbery Victim

A man who was robbed on Thanksgiving morning in Bridgeport, Conn., received a pleasant surprise courtesy of a sympathetic 911 operator.

11/30/2013

Close-up of the damage from the Conn. Metro-North collision. (credit: Fairfield Police)

Conn. Transit Advocate: Metro-North Not Transparent About ‘Slow Orders’

Jim Cameron complains the railroad has not been open and honest about the fact that scheduled routes have increased by anywhere from two to 10 minutes because of track work.

11/26/2013

Bridgeport Police Patch

Brooklyn Man Shot Dead In Bridgeport, Conn.; Suspect Arrested

A Brooklyn man was shot and killed in Bridgeport, Conn., this past weekend, and a suspect has been arrested in the case.

11/19/2013

Trains following a collision on Metro-North Railroad's New Haven Line - May 17, 2013 (credit: Fairfield PD)

Railroad Official: Metro-North Far Behind On Maintenance

Chief Engineer Robert Puciloski, who appeared at the National Transportation Safety Board hearing in Washington, D.C., said the railroad is “behind in several areas,” including a five-year schedule of cyclical maintenance that had not been conducted in the area of the Bridgeport derailment since 2005.

11/07/2013

Joseph Callahan outside court in Bridgeport on Oct. 16, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Conn. Man Who Had Arsenal Of Explosives, Guns In Home Pleads Not Guilty

Joseph Callahan, 69, of Fairfield pleaded not guilty in Bridgeport Superior Court to 112 counts of illegal possession of explosives and other charges.

11/05/2013

Rev. Frank Caggiano (credit: Diocese of Bridgeport)

Rev. Frank Caggiano Installed As Diocese Of Bridgeport’s Bishop

Caggiano, 54, was selected to lead the Bridgeport Diocese by Pope Francis himself.

09/19/2013

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