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Stamford High School English teacher Danielle Watkins is being held on bond after allegedly having a sexual relationship with a student. (Credit: Stamford Police Department.)

Conn. H.S. Teacher Held On Bond For Alleged Sexual Relationship With Student

A Stamford High School teacher is being held on bond after allegedly having a sexual relationship with a student.

07/17/2014

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

Federal Request To House Migrant Children In Conn. Denied

The federal government is looking for housing following a recent surge in unaccompanied children crossing the border illegally.

07/16/2014

Cross Bronx Expressway Traffic (Kathryn Brown CBS 2)

Another Round Of Storms Slams Tri-State, Leaves Expressways Flooded

Severe thunderstorms barreled through the Tri-State Area for the second day in a row Tuesday, making a mess of the roads just in time for the afternoon rush hour and keeping a threat of continuing rain well into the night.

07/15/2014

Watermelons are seen for sale at a local 'Farmer's Market' August 7, 2013, in Oakton, Virginia. AFP Photo/Paul J. Richards (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Conn. Man Charged With Threatening Wife By Stabbing Watermelon

Carmine Cervellino was formally charged and could face up to a year behind bars if a judge decides his impaling the watermelon was a threatening message he was sending to his wife.

07/15/2014

A man points a gun into a crowd outside a nightclub in Stamford, Conn., on July 13, 2014. (Credit: Stamford Police Department)

Police: 5 Hurt As Gunman Open Fires Outside Stamford Nightclub

The shooting suspect, Dayron Willis, 22, of Stamford, has been arrested, police Capt. Richard Conklin said.

07/13/2014

Naloxone nasal inhalant, sold under the brand name Narcan, is an antidote for heroin and opioid overdose. (credit: StopOverdose.org)

Fairfield Cops, Firefighters Undergo Training To Carry Heroin Antidote

Police and firefighters in Fairfield are set to undergo training that will enable them to carry an antidote that reverses the effects of heroin and other opiates.

07/12/2014

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Ex-White House Lawyer Michael Farren Convicted Of Wife’s Attempted Murder

A former White House attorney in both Bush administrations was convicted of attempted murder and other charges Friday, in the beating of his wife at their New Canaan, Connecticut home four years ago.

07/11/2014

Map of expected temperatures in mid-July (Credit: CBS 2)

Meteorologists Forecast Polar Plunge For Tri-State Area Next Week

The colder temperatures are expected to hit the area next Wednesday and Thursday due to a jet stream that will take a huge dip into the eastern United States.

07/11/2014

FILE - Parking Lot (credit: Clip Art)

Sen. Blumenthal Wants To Increase Awareness About Dangers Of Leaving Kids In Hot Cars

In May, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration launched an ad campaign calling on parents and those tending to children to ask themselves as they exit the car, “Where’s Baby? Look Before You Lock.” But Sen. Richard Blumenthal said the ads are not getting the necessary exposure.

07/11/2014

Supporters of Laurie Hollywood gather outside court in Stamford, Conn., on July 10, 2014. (Credit: Tony Aiello/CBS 2)

Ex-Stamford Animal Shelter Boss Pleads Not Guilty To Adopting Out Dangerous Dogs

Laurie Hollywood was met with cheers after she pleaded not guilty to reckless endangerment charges.

07/10/2014

Charla Nash on Aug. 10, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Conn. Woman Mauled By Chimp Lobbies Primate Transport Bill In D.C.

Charla Nash believes her presence at the nation’s capital will lend great support to the passage of the new bill.

07/10/2014

GENERIC POLICE, CRIME SCENE

Police Investigating After Toddler Dies In Hot Car In Ridgefield

Captain Jeff Kreitz said the baby had been left inside the car for an extended period of time, but would not elaborate on just how long it had been.

07/09/2014

A sign is posted in front of a Whole Foods store. (file/credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Whole Foods Recalls Salads Sold In Tri-State Area Stores

Whole Foods is recalling two pre-packaged salads sold in the Tri-State area due to a mislabeling of allergens.

07/09/2014

Sketch of proposed Greenwich Reform Synagogue (credit: Greenwich Reform Synagogue)

Synagogue Sues After Greenwich, Conn. Rejects House Of Worship Plans

A Connecticut synagogue filed a federal lawsuit this week, alleging the Town of Greenwich violated its civil rights and made a discriminatory decision by denying its plan to build a house of worship.

07/08/2014

A case containing medical marijuana (Photo: CBS 2)

Connecticut Medical Marijuana Growers Feel Bumps In Road To Establishing Industry

Some growers have reported struggles in establishing their businesses.

07/07/2014