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4 Students Charged In Rash Of Molly Overdoses At Wesleyan University

Four Wesleyan University students have been arrested and charged in connection with multiple overdoses on the party drug known as Molly on campus.

02/24/2015

Officers respond to a credit union in New Britain, Conn. on Feb. 23, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Cops In Connecticut Hunt For Suspects Who Strapped Credit Union Exec With Device, Ordered Him To Steal

The suspects forced Matthew Yussman to wear what looked like a bomb and sent him to get money from Achieve Financial Credit Union in New Britain while they stayed with his mother.

02/24/2015

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Commuter Advocate: Banning Smoking On CT Railroad Platforms Is A Step Too Far

While an effort to ban smoking on railroad station platforms is underway in Connecticut, one commuter advocate thinks it’s a step too far.

02/24/2015

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Long Island Is Most Expensive Place To Live In U.S., Website Says

Stamford-Norwalk ranked third, Westchester County was fifth, and New York City eighth.

02/24/2015

Officers respond to a credit union in New Britain, Conn. on Feb. 23, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Police Source: Conn. Man Forced To Wear Bomb-Like Device During Bank Robbery

Police in New Britain, Connecticut on Monday encountered a man with what appeared to be a bomb strapped to his body at a credit union, after uncovering an alleged robbery plot.

02/23/2015

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

Wesleyan University President: 12 Receive Medical Treatment After Taking Molly

President Mark Roth said eight of those affected remained hospitalized Monday morning. The other four were expected to remain at Hartford Hospital, where two were listed in critical condition.

02/23/2015

FILE -- Traffic moves slowly through a snowstorm along I-95 in Westport, Conn. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Connecticut Lawmakers Look To Fund Malloy’s Transportation Overhaul

Rep. Gail Lavielle, R-Wilton, a member of the Transportation Committee, believes one way to kick it off is for lawmakers to shut the door on funding pet projects in their districts.

02/23/2015

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More Snow, Freezing Rain Hit Tri-State Area

Alternate-side parking rules have been suspended for Saturday, though parking meters remain in effect throughout the city.

02/21/2015

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Police: Mom Locked Teen Outside In Underwear After Running Away

Police said Maldonado reported Friday evening her daughter had run away wearing only underwear.

02/21/2015

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Man Arrested In Long Island Traffic Stop Also Accused In Connecticut Bank Robbery

Twomey had been stopped on the Northern State Parkway in Lake Success on Feb. 15 and was arrested on drug and driving charges.

02/21/2015

Winter Storm Brings Cold Winter And Light Snow To New York Area

Bitterly Cold Air Leads To Record Lows, Brutal Wind Chills Across Tri-State Area

Winter is keeping its icy grip on the Tri-State area as Arctic air continues to plunge the region into a deep freeze.

02/20/2015

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

Metro-North Conductor Shoved By Commuter In Fare Dispute

A spokeswoman for Metro-North Railroad says a conductor was shoved by a commuter in a fare dispute, prompting police to clear the train of riders.

02/20/2015

Alan Becker is accused of getting angry and throwing things over a haircut he didn't like at a Stamford, Connecticut hair salon. (Credit: Stamford Police)

Police Say Man Lost Temper, Threw Things In Stamford Salon Over His Haircut

A man who was unhappy with a haircut was slapped with criminal charges this week, after police said he became enraged and started throwing things around a Connecticut salon.

02/20/2015

A woman in a parka walks on a Manhattan street during frigidly cold weather on February 16, 2015. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Officials Urge Caution As Potentially Record Low Temps Again Hit Tri-State Area

Another blast of Arctic air will move into the Tri-State area Thursday, bringing with it potentially record-breaking temperatures.

02/19/2015

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CT Woman Helping People Involved In Car Accident Falls Off Bridge To Her Death

A Connecticut woman who stopped to help people involved in a car accident has died after falling off a highway bridge.

02/19/2015