Cause Of Massive Bridgeport Industrial Fire Under InvestigationFirefighters remained on the scene Friday and officials have temporarily closed fishing areas in Bridgeport Harbor and on the Long Island Sound from Norwalk to Milford.
Bridgeport Offers Pedestrians Yellow Flags To Wave At Traffic While Crossing StreetBridgeport officials are hoping yellow traffic flags will improve pedestrian safety in the city.
Conn. Budget Revised As Vote Deadline ApproachesThe House of Representatives was expected to vote Saturday on the deal reached by the General Assembly's majority Democrats and Democratic Gov. Malloy last week. It's unclear when the Senate will vote on the $19 billion budget bill.
Bridgeport Mayor Proposes Allowing Residents To Keep Chickens On PropertyMayor 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.
45 Illegal Weapons Seized, 3 Arrested In Bridgeport StingAn assault-style rifle and military-grade ammunition capable of piercing body armor were among 45 illegal weapons seized, authorities said.
Connecticut Officials Want More From Feds On Rail SafetyConnecticut 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.
Conn. Mayors Fear Tax Hikes Might Be Needed With Malloy's BudgetMayors from around Connecticut and of both parties say they don't want to raise property taxes, but say that if Gov. Dan Malloy's budget goes forward, they will have no choice.
Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch Braces For Sequester CutsOn the minds of most big city mayors around the country today is the impact of federal budget cuts if there's no agreement between Congress and President Barack Obama to avert the sequester.