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A Bridgeport Bluefish player rounds the bases after hitting a home run (credit: bridgeportbluefish.com)

One Tank Trips: Taking In A Bridgeport Bluefish Game

A unique brand of baseball is on display throughout the summer in Bridgeport, Conn. 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

FILE - People gather at a rally honoring Trayvon Martin. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Demonstrators To Protest Zimmerman Verdict In Conn.

Demonstrators are planning peaceful rallies in Bridgeport to protest a jury’s not-guilty verdict against George Zimmerman in the killing of teenager Trayvon Martin in Florida.

07/16/2013

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

911 Calls Show Passengers Remained Calm Aboard Metro-North Trains Involved In Collision

Within seconds, the first caller to 911 had first responders heading in the right direction with accurate information about the derailment and collision.

07/12/2013

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

Conn. Rail Council Wants Answers On Bridgeport Derailment As Dissolution Nears

It will be up to Gov. Dannel Malloy and legislative leaders to appoint members to the new Connecticut Commuter Rail Council.

06/17/2013

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

Conn. Rail Council Wants Answers On Metro-North Derailment

Jim Cameron of the council has submitted a question to Metro-North and to the Connecticut Department of Transportation, seeking to determine why nothing was done to stop trains from traveling over the problem track even after the issue was found and identified.

06/13/2013

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60 Years For Connecticut Man Who Beat, Burned Woman To Death

A man was hit with the maximum sentence of 60 years in prison last week, after being convicted in the beating and burning death of a Bridgeport, Conn., woman.

06/09/2013

Lyoto Machida kicks Dan Henderson in their light heavyweight bout during UFC 157 at Honda Center on Feb. 23, 2013 in Anaheim, California, an example of mixed martial arts. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Connecticut Legislature Lifts Ban On Mixed Martial Arts

Though some matches are currently permitted at Connecticut’s Indian-run casinos, national promoters and venues in Hartford and Bridgeport have campaigned for years to host the fights.

06/06/2013

Two Metro-North trains collided in Bridgeport, Conn., on May 17, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Connecticut Officials Want More From Feds On Rail Safety

Connecticut officials are calling on the federal government to spend more on rail safety and reliability following the Metro-North Railroad derailment and crash near Bridgeport.

05/29/2013

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

Rail Workers Injured In Metro-North Crash Hire Lawyer

The engineers of the two trains involved are among the clients of George Cahill, a New Haven-based railroad law attorney.

05/23/2013

Connecticut state investigators examines the scene of a Metro North train collision on May 18, 2013 in Fairfield, Connecticut. (Photo by Michael Graae/Getty Images)

Metro-North New Haven Service To Be Back By Wednesday Morning

Railroad officials in Connecticut said the morning commute went as well as can be expected following Friday’s train collision that injured 72 people and has shut down service.

05/20/2013

Alyssiah Wiley (credit: Conn. State Police)

Boyfriend Appears In Court In Murder Of Eastern Connecticut State U. Student

The longtime boyfriend of an Eastern Connecticut State University student appeared in court Monday, three days after the student’s body was found in a wooded area.

05/20/2013

Alyssiah Wiley (credit: Conn. State Police)

Bridgeport Man Charged In Murder Of Eastern Connecticut State University Student

State Police spokesman Lt. J. Paul Vance says Richards is being held on $2 million bail. He is due in Bridgeport Superior Court on Monday.

05/18/2013

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