Bridgeport

Statue of Liberty with ferry boat
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One of New York City’s largest ferryboat companies has entered into a long-term contract to service its fleet of boats in Bridgeport, Connecticut. The deal is expected to bring 100 skilled jobs to Bridgeport.

Bridgeport Police Chief Armando "A.J." Perez leaves the Brien McMahon Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse out a back door on Thursday in Bridgeport, Conn. Perez was arrested Thursday on federal charges that he rigged the police chief hiring process.
Jessica Hill / Associated Press

The ex-Police Chief of Bridgeport, Connecticut, wants to serve house arrest instead of prison time. That’s after former chief A. J. Perez pleaded guilty to lying to FBI investigators about a cheating scandal to get his job as top cop.

Bridgeport City Website

A group that sued the city of Bridgeport, Connecticut, over alleged absentee ballot abuse in 2019 has launched a campaign to “Unrig Bridgeport.”

FEMA's Mobile Vaccine Clinic at the Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport.
Ebong Udoma / WSHU Public Radio

Connecticut’s efforts to get COVID-19 shots into the arms of residents in underserved communities got a boost on Monday. FEMA launched its first COVID-19 mobile vaccination clinic at Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport.

Bridgeport Police Chief Armando "A.J." Perez leaves the Brien McMahon Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse out a back door on Thursday in Bridgeport, Conn. Perez was arrested Thursday on federal charges that he rigged the police chief hiring process.
Jessica Hill / Associated Press

The city of Bridgeport, Connecticut, wants a total of $300,000 from an ex-chief of police and a city hall worker, who pleaded guilty to a job rigging scandal in federal court last year.

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