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Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (file/credit: Getty Images)

Malloy’s Transportation Agenda Includes Widening I-84 In Danbury

At a news conference Thursday in Danbury, Malloy said he will unveil a five-year ramp-up plan with a 25-year construction phase, WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported.

01/22/2015

The exterior of gunman Adam Lanza and his mother’s home at 36 Yogananda St. in Newtown, Conn. (Credit: Danbury State’s Attorney’s Office.)

Former Lanza House In Newtown, Conn. To Be Torn Down

Officials in Newtown, Connecticut have voted to tear down the home where Adam Lanza lived before he carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

01/21/2015

An M-8 rail car on the Metro-North Railroad's  New Haven line (file/credit: Patrick Cashin/MTA)

Commuter Action Group Speaks Out About Lack Of Bathrooms At New Connecticut Rail Stations

The new train stations in Connecticut might impress passengers as they first walk in, but they won’t have one thing: bathrooms.

01/21/2015

Daniel Sellner (credit: YouTube)

Danbury Police Officer Fired For Allegedly Using Excessive Force

Daniel Sellner, a 19-year veteran, was fired after allegedly using excessive force against a young man he had in handcuffs.

01/21/2015

Yale University Campus/file (Billie Rama/CBSNewYork.com)

Yale Freshman Survives 4-Story Fall From Dorm

A Yale University freshman has survived a four-story fall from a dormitory window.

01/20/2015

An M-8 rail car on the Metro-North Railroad's  New Haven line (file/credit: Patrick Cashin/MTA)

Metro-North Has Lofty Goals For On-Time Performance Despite Ongoing Maintenance Projects

Metro-North has laid out its maintenance agenda and projected on-time performance for 2015.

01/20/2015

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Connecticut Senator Pushes To Repair Highway, Railroad Infrastructure

More and more Connecticut lawmakers are convinced that funds must be set aside strictly for repairing highway and railroad infrastructure.

01/20/2015

FILE -- The National Mall and Washington Monument is seen from the rooftop of the U.S. Capitol in Washington. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Connecticut Pols Continue Push For DC Memorial Honoring Black Soldiers In American Revolution

Sen. Richard Blumenthal said the black soldiers fought to liberate America even as their own rights and liberties were denied.

01/19/2015

A series of earthquakes have recently occurred in eastern Connecticut. (credit: CBS2)

Connecticut Officials Address Community Worries In Wake Of Recent Earthquakes

After a dozen earthquakes in a week, representatives of state agencies are gathering for what is being called a briefing on Connecticut’s preparedness posture.

01/16/2015

Sign outside Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. - Dec. 14, 2012 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Newtown School Panel Working On Final Details Of Report

The chairman of a panel created by Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to recommend public safety changes in the wake of the Newtown school shooting says the group hopes to have final recommendations approved by next month.

01/16/2015

A clergy-based group calls for the gun industry to embrace "smart gun" technology on Jan. 15, 2015, in Newtown, Conn. (credit: CBS2)

Clergy Gather Outside Gun Group’s Newtown Headquarters, Call For Safeguards

They descended upon the headquarters of a national gun group based in Connecticut, not far from the scene of the Sandy Hook massacre.

01/15/2015

Pope Francis (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Vatican Attempts To Clarify Pope Francis’ Comments On Paris Terror Attack

On a flight to the Philippines, the pope took questions, and raised eyebrows.

01/15/2015

Flu Shot (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

CDC: This Year’s Flu Vaccine Not Very Effective

As predicted, this year’s flu vaccine is doing a pretty crummy job. Health officials say a new study shows it’s only 23 percent effective.

01/15/2015

Gonzalo Flores (credit: Bridgeport Police Department)

Man Files Lawsuit Over Alleged Sexual Assault In Bridgeport Hospital

The patient was seriously ill when he entered the hospital and was heavily medicated much of the time, essentially leaving him in a helpless state, his lawyer said.

01/15/2015

Location of an earthquake in Connecticut on Jan. 12, 2015. (credit: USGS)

Yet Again, Another Earthquake Rattles Eastern Connecticut

In what’s becoming a daily seismic event, the Weston Observatory of Boston College said the earthquake occurred at about 4:40 a.m. Thursday near Plainfield, where previous earthquakes were recorded.

01/15/2015