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Sen. Richard Blumenthal (credit: Getty Images)

Blumenthal: Time For Computers On Senate Floor

Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal is among those fighting for a technological update.

05/06/2015

Tyub Mohammed is accused of sexually assaulting a woman in a Stamford, Conn., elevator in April 2015. (credit: Stamford Police Department)

Stamford Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Woman In Elevator

Tyub Mohammed, 21, waited in a West Side parking garage, saw the woman park her car and then followed her into the elevator just after midnight on April 24, police said.

05/05/2015

Illegal Dirt Bikes

Bridgeport Officials Weigh Proposal Targeting Dirt Bikes On City Streets

City Council President Tom McCarthy says a tougher ordinance is on the table, one that would boost fines up to $2,000 to retrieve an impounded back.

05/04/2015

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Study Gives 6 Connecticut Counties Failing Grades When It Comes To Air Quality

The American Lung Association gives six counties, including Fairfield, a failing grade.

04/29/2015

Crews examine the separation on the Metro North "Walk Bridge" over the Norwalk River (Tom Kaminski/Chopper 880)

Norwalk Bridge Replacement Heads Toward Design Phase

Gov. Dan Malloy provided an update on one of the largest transportation issues facing Connecticut– replacing the walk railroad bridge in Norwalk.

04/29/2015

Erin O'Hanlon is accused of stealing the identity of a terminally ill fashion executive. (credit: New York State Police)

New York State Police Identify Suspect In Identity Theft Of Terminally Ill Fashion Executive

Erin M. O’Hanlon, 34, of Derby, Conn. is being sought for allegedly withdrawing more than $9,000 from the account of Kate Sullivan as Sullivan was dying in a hospital.

04/28/2015

Kayla Mooney is charged with second-degree sexual assault and distributing alcohol to a minor. (credit: Danbury Police Department)

Danbury Teacher Appears In Court On Sexual Assault Charge

According to an arrest report, Kayla Mooney, 24, was charged March 31 after an investigation into a complaint she made to school officials that she was being harassed by the boy’s girlfriend.

04/27/2015

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

Connecticut Lawmaker: GOP Has Plan To Help Pay For Malloy’s Transportation Overhaul

State Sen. Toni Boucher said Republicans in Hartford have come up with a plan that would redirect bonding, freeing up an extra $1 billion a year.

04/27/2015

Jackie Fortin's daughter, Cassandra, was forced to undergo chemotherapy by the state of Connecticut.  (Photo Courtesy of Jackie Fortin)

Connecticut Teen Who Fought Cancer Treatment Heading Home From Hospital

The teen, identified in court documents only as Cassandra C., said she is being released from the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center on Monday.

04/27/2015

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CT Teen’s Life Celebrated On Anniversary Of Prom-Day Stabbing

The Connecticut high school where a 16-year-old girl was stabbed to death a year ago Saturday is celebrating her life with a day of art, activities and music.

04/25/2015

Connecticut Gov. Dannel  Malloy. (credit: CBS2)

Malloy: Relationship With MTA Has Improved Since Metro-North Mishaps

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Friday he believes the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has a “more respectful attitude” toward the state in the wake of various crises involving the Metro-North Railroad.

04/24/2015

This Skywest flight made an emergency landing in Buffalo due to an unconscious passenger. (Credit: CBS2)

Plane Headed To Conn. Makes Emergency Landing In Buffalo After Passenger Passes Out

A plane headed for Connecticut was forced to make an emergency landing upstate Wednesday, after a passenger lost consciousness.

04/22/2015

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Connecticut Lawmaker Wants To Move Forward With New Stamford Parking Garage

As one of the older parking garages at the Stamford Transportation Center crumbles, a new garage is needed now more than ever, a state lawmaker says.

04/22/2015

Distracted Driving (credit: Clip Art)

More Than 11M Distracted Driving Incidents Estimated Daily In Connecticut

In Connecticut, it’s estimated nearly 10 percent of drivers talk or text behind the wheel.

04/22/2015

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Connecticut Senator Pushes For Eradication Of Plastic Grocery Bags

On Earth Day, Connecticut officials are pushing for an effort to ban plastic bags in the state.

04/21/2015