From Dan Tepfer and Mike Mayko, CT Post: Just days after a vicious beating by Bridgeport police drew 80,000 viewers on YouTube, NAACP leaders are calling for the arrest and firing of the three cops involved, while lawyers for the apparent victim filed a $1 million lawsuit.
Entries from May 16th, 2013
January 28th, 2013 · 7 Comments · Cops, News and Events
January 28th, 2013 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment
Donald Day is past president of the Bridgeport Firebirds, a fraternal organization that fights for the rights of minority firefighters. He has been active in a number of city issues throughout the decades and isn’t afraid to speak his mind. As proposed gun control legislation moves ahead in the halls of Washington and Hartford, Day [...]
January 28th, 2013 · 3 Comments · News and Events
From Ken Dixon, CT Post: HARTFORD — A false fire alarm, 45-minute waits to get into the Capitol complex, even the heckling of a bereaved parent of a Newtown shooting victim marked Monday’s day-long legislative hearing on gun control.
January 28th, 2013 · 4 Comments · Education, News and Events
UPDATE: The school board tabled this matter Monday night. Ya just never know what will pop up on a Bridgeport Board of Education agenda. One week ago there was talk of a public hearing for citizen input on Superintendent of Schools Paul Vallas’ job evaluation, but that was scuttled by the board. Now we see [...]