• Bridgeport May 30, 2023 11:58 am

    18-Year-Old Killed in Bridgeport, Conn. Stabbing

    An 18-year-old has died after a stabbing in Bridgeport on Memorial Day. Officers were called to the 1100 block of Park Avenue around 7:45 p.m. after getting a report of a stabbing. At the scene, police said they found an 18-year-old male from Bridgeport with multiple stab wounds to his torso. The man, later identified as Trevon Pierce, of Bridgeport,…

  • Bridgeport April 28, 2023 10:12 am

    Man Tried to Lure Two High School Students Into His Car in Conn.: Police

    Bridgeport police have arrested a man who is accused of trying to lure two high school students into his car in two separate incidents this week. They said he grabbed onto one student and tried to drag her toward his car as she yelled for help. Police officers responded to Central High School at 11 a.m. Thursday to check on…

  • Bridgeport April 24, 2023 8:14 pm

    Sons of Connecticut Lawmaker Stuck in Sudan Amid Armed Conflict

    Two young men, the sons of Bridgeport lawmaker Samia Suliman, are stuck in Sudan amid the fighting more than 6,000 miles away from home. Now their family is desperately trying to bring them back to the U.S. NBC New York’s Lynda Baquero reports.

  • Bridgeport March 27, 2023 8:34 am

    NY College Student Grazed By Bullet in Conn.

    A college student from New York was grazed by a bullet in Bridgeport early Saturday morning. Police said Shotspotter detected 10 rounds on Trumbull Avenue around 12:20 a.m. Saturday and police learned at 1:15 a.m. that a 19-year-old college student had gone to an area hospital after a bullet grazed him. The victim said he was with friends in a…

  • Bridgeport March 24, 2023 4:46 pm

    Police Arrest 14-Year-Old in Connection to Food Delivery Driver Killing in Conn.

    A 14-year-old has been arrested in connection to the murder of a food delivery driver in Bridgeport earlier this month, police said. A man delivering Chinese food was shot multiple times on Boston Avenue around 7:25 p.m. on March 4. Another teenage suspect was previously arrested in connection to incident. Friday’s arrest marks the second in connection to the killing….

  • Bridgeport October 8, 2022 8:41 am

    1 Dead, 2 Injured in Bridgeport, Conn. Shooting

    One man is dead and two others are injured after a shooting in Bridgeport early Saturday morning. Dispatchers received several reports of shots fired near the intersection of Fairfield Avenue and Broad Street around 1:40 a.m. When police arrived, they said they found an unresponsive 29-year-old Bridgeport man. He was found in a parking lot at the northeast corner of…

  • bomb threat September 6, 2022 4:27 pm

    NY, CT Ferries Evacuated Due to Possible Bomb Threat

    The Bridgeport and Port Jefferson ferries were evacuated Tuesday afternoon after receiving a possible bomb threat. The U.S. Coast Guard said they responded to Port Jefferson, New York, for a report of a possible bomb at around 2 p.m. Police said the threat was received via 911 and out of an abundance of caution, both ferries that were docked in…

  • Bridgeport August 13, 2022 12:54 pm

    Person Struck by Train After Falling Onto Tracks at Conn. Train Station

    A person was struck by a train after falling onto the tracks at the Bridgeport Train Station on Saturday morning. Emergency officials said dispatchers received a report of someone who fell onto the tracks and was then struck by a train around 9:13 a.m. Authorities have not released details about the extent of any injuries. Firefighters, police, AMR, Metro North…

  • Bridgeport August 4, 2022 12:44 pm

    5-Month-Old Baby Boy, 15-Year-Old Mom Reported Missing From Bridgeport, Conn.

    Police are looking for a missing 5-month-old baby boy from Bridgeport and his 15-year-old mother and they have issued Silver Alerts. The baby, Oliver Ortiz, and his mother, 15-year-old Emily Benitez, have been missing for more than a week. They were last seen on Tuesday, July 26, according to the alerts. Police said the family’s Department of Children and Families…

  • Metro-North July 11, 2022 2:56 pm

    Connecticut Boosts Metro-North Service as Ridership Improves

    The president of the Connecticut Commuter Rail Council called it the biggest day ever for the Waterbury line.

  • Connecticut July 6, 2022 8:07 pm

    CT Offers Up to $25,000 in Homeowners' Assistance to 1st-Time Home Buyers in This City

    A new state program in Connecticut is helping residents achieve their dreams of being first-time homebuyers by providing up to a $25,000 forgivable loan for down payment assistance in purchasing a home in Bridgeport. Home Bridgeport, the First Time Homebuyer Down Payment and Closing Cost Assistance Program, is the first state program to provide down payment assistance to low and…

  • Bridgeport July 5, 2022 9:33 am

    Man Seriously Injures Hand While Using Fireworks in Bridgeport, Conn.: PD

    A man has serious injuries to one of his hands after an incident involving fireworks in Bridgeport on the Fourth of July. Police said several people called 911 and the man was found at the intersection of Noble Avenue and Shelton Street. According to authorities, the 30-year-old man damaged most of his hand while using fireworks. He was transported to…

  • Bridgeport June 10, 2022 2:58 pm

    Video Doesn't Show Anyone Deliberately Hurt 6-Year-Old Conn. Burn Victim: Officials

    Officials in Bridgeport who have been investigating how a 6-year-old boy suffered severe burns during an incident near his home in April said they found nothing on video showing any child deliberately injuring another. Six-year-old Dominick Krankall suffered serious burns near his home in Bridgeport on April 24 and his family told NBC New York they believed the incident might...

  • Bridgeport May 5, 2022 5:00 pm

    Missing 2-Year-Old CT Boy Found Safe in Bronx: Police

    A 2-year-old child reported missing from Bridgeport was found safe in Bronx, New York, according to police. Police issued a Silver Alert for Winter Nation Thursday and said the child hadn’t been seen since April 27. Police said the little boy’s last known location was with his father, George Nation, in The Bronx. NYPD located him Thursday afternoon and...

  • Bridgeport May 11, 2022 5:34 pm

    6-Year-Old Burn Victim Released From Bridgeport Hospital in Conn.

    The 6-year-old child who suffered serious burns near his home in Bridgeport is out of the hospital. Dominick Krankall was released from Bridgeport Hospital Monday, according to a hospital spokesperson. Dominick suffered second-and third-degree burns to his face and legs on April 24 and his family told NBC New York they believe the incident may have been intentional. Dominick was…

  • Bridgeport April 28, 2022 5:06 pm

    First Responders Held Parade to Support 6-Year-Old Burn Victim in Connecticut

    The City of Bridgeport is rallying behind a 6-year-old boy who was badly burned on Sunday and first responders held a parade Thursday morning to show their support and cheer him on as he recovers. Police and fire vehicles lined up in front of Bridgeport Hospital to show their support for Dominick Krankal and he watched on from his hospital...

  • as seen on April 27, 2022 12:09 pm

    Family Says 6-Year-Old Boy Intentionally Burned

    A little boy in Connecticut was left covered in burns and potentially disfigured after his family said a flaming tennis ball that had been doused in gasoline was thrown at his face by a neighborhood bully. NBC New York’s Anjali Hemphill reports.

  • Bridgeport April 27, 2022 12:45 pm

    ‘Mommy They Lit Me on Fire': CT 6-Year-Old Burned in Horrific Bully Attack, Family Says

    The family of a 6-year-old boy said he was playing in the backyard of their Bridgeport home when another child covered a tennis ball with gasoline, lit it on fire, and then threw it at the boy’s face — leading to second- and third-degree burns

  • Bridgeport April 26, 2022 12:19 pm

    Police Investigating After Child Suffers Burn Injuries in Bridgeport

    A child is in the burn unit after suffering burns in Bridgeport Sunday afternoon. Officials are investigating the cause of the child’s injuries and police said they are investigating reports of children seen playing with gasoline and lighting objects on fire. Firefighters, police officers and AMR responded to Louisiana Avenue in Bridgeport at 3:48 p.m. and the child was...

  • Bridgeport April 8, 2022 8:33 pm

    Police Look for Baby Believed to be Taken by Biological Father in Bridgeport, Conn.

    Bridgeport Police said they’re searching for a baby that was allegedly abducted from the park by their biological father Friday night. Police said Jalayjah is with 30-year-old James Douglas, who appears to be the biological father. Douglas is driving a 2014 maroon Honda Civic EX with the license plate BE36105. Jalayjah is believed to be a passenger in the car….

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