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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

Architect's rendering of Fairchild Wheeler Interdistrict Magnet Campus in Bridgeport, Conn. (credit: fairchildwheeler.org)

Greenest School In Conn. Set To Open Its Doors In Bridgeport

When the Fairchild Wheeler Interdistrict Magnet Campus opens later this month, 750 ninth and 10th graders chosen by lottery will grace the halls as the first two classes of the state-of-the-art school.

08/19/2013

Ramon Castro (Photo: Bridgeport Bluefish)

One Tank Trips: Taking In A Bridgeport Bluefish Game

Tickets are typically about $10 for the Bridgeport Bluefish of the Atlantic League.

08/14/2013

NTSB investigators on the scene of a Metro-North train derailment and crash in Connecticut. (credit: NTSB/Flickr)

Federal Hearing To Be Held For 2 Recent Conn. Metro-North Incidents

On May 17, an eastbound train derailed and was struck by a westbound train just outside of Bridgeport, injuring 73 passengers, two engineers and a conductor. On May 28, a track foreman was struck and killed by a train in West Haven.

07/31/2013

Rev. Frank Caggiano (credit: Bridgeport Diocese)

Pope Francis Hand Picks New Diocese Of Bridgeport Bishop

Rev. Frank Caggiano, an auxiliary bishop in Brooklyn, will take over a post left vacant since the departure of Bishop William Lori, who was named Archbishop of Baltimore in March 2012.

07/31/2013

East End treatment plant that some locals blame for the occasional smell. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Foul Smell in Bridgeport, Conn. Upsets Residents

Some people in the neighborhood believe the smell might be coming from a local waste water treatment plant.

07/17/2013

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