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Slushy streets and sidewalks in Morningside Heights on March 4, 2015. (credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork.com)

More Snow Headed Our Way; Winter Storm Warning Expanded

March is still coming in like a lion as more snow moves in Wednesday night after a wintry mix of snow and rain left roads and sidewalks a slushy mess.

03/04/2015

FILE -- A snowplow (credit: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Brutal Winter Leaves Some Municipalities With Depleted Snow-Removal Budgets

As Mother Nature belts the Tri-State Area with snowstorm after snowstorm, some municipalities are draining their budgets to clean up the mess.

03/04/2015

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Connecticut Safety Measures Lead To Dramatic Reduction In Truck Driver Fatalities

Mike Riley, head of the Motor Transport Association of Connecticut, attributes the improvement to a more intense focus on the drivers themselves — measures such as alcohol and drug testing and required medical exams.

03/04/2015

In this file picture taken, 12 April 1995, Mother Teresa smiles as she poses for photographers in Calcutta.  (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Controversial Painting Featuring Mother Teresa Temporarily Taken Down At Trumbull Library

Trumbull First Selectman Timothy M. Herbst ordered the painting temporarily removed from the town library until there’s a formal agreement in place protecting the town from liability.

03/03/2015

Middletown house fire (Credit: CBS2)

Mother, 3 Kids Forced To Jump From Burning Home In Middletown

At the elementary school where the father is a highly respected social worker, donations have flooded in to help the family that now must start over from scratch.

03/02/2015

I-95 in Bridgeport, Conn (credit: Wikimedia Commons)

Connecticut To Conduct Study On Electronic Tolls

The Federal Highway Administration has approved a study of an electronic toll system in Connecticut.

03/02/2015

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More Snow On The Way As Tri-State Bids Farewell To February

New York City as well as points east and west are expected to see up to 3 inches of snow, with lesser amounts south where the changeover to rain occurs early.

02/28/2015

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Congress Passes Temporary Homeland Security Funding Bill To Avoid Shutdown

The battle surrounding long term funding is actually over immigration reform.

02/28/2015

Rochester Institute of Technology student Max Maisel has been missing since Sunday, Feb. 22. (Credit: CBS2)

Desperate Search After Connecticut College Student Vanishes Near Rochester

A desperate search was under way Friday for a college student from southwest Connecticut who vanished in Western New York.

02/27/2015

The U.S. Capitol is seen at dusk as the U.S. Congress struggles to find a solution to fund the Department of Homeland Security on February 27, 2015 in Washington, DC. The DHS budget is set to expire at midnight this evening after the House of Representatives failed to pass a short term funding bill earlier today. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

U.S. House Passes 1-Week DHS Funding Bill Ahead Of Midnight Deadline

The U.S. House of Representatives late Friday passed a bill extending funding for the Department of Homeland Security by one week — just two hours before a midnight deadline.

02/27/2015

View of snowfall on LIRR train tracks in Jamaica, Queens. (credit: Marta Zielinska, CBSNewYork.com)

Woman In SUV Stuck On CT Train Tracks Saved By Policeman

A woman whose sport utility vehicle got stuck on Connecticut train tracks during a traffic jam as a train approached has been saved by a quick-thinking policeman.

02/26/2015

Norwalk Police Officer Neil Robertson (Courtesy Norwalk PD)

Quick-Thinking Norwalk Police Officer Saves Driver From Oncoming Train

Just before 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, traffic was backed up on Cross Street when Officer Neil Robertson noticed the SUV directly in the path of the oncoming train.

02/26/2015

Police are looking into whether the three bank robbers pictured above are the same woman or different people (Credit: CBS2)

Police Probe If Female Bank Robber In Darien Is Linked To 2 Other Bank Robberies

Police are investigating if a woman who robbed a Darien, Connecticut bank Tuesday is connected to two other robberies.

02/25/2015

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Calls Grow For Tolls At Connecticut Borders

Better car mileage has led to a reduction in the amount of money collected from the state’s gas tax, prompting lawmakers to search for a new funding source to pay for much-needed highway and bridge repairs.

02/25/2015

The Wesleyan University campus in Middletown, Conn. (credit: CBS2)

3 Wesleyan University Students Arraigned In Rash Of Molly Overdoses

Bond was set at $50,000 for 22-year-old Lonergan and 20-year-old Agha Al Nakib. Kramer, 21, was freed after posting a $5,000 bond.

02/25/2015