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Health and Human Service kiosk to help people enroll in health care plans (Credit:CBS2)

Kiosks Pop Up Across Tri-State To Help With Health Care Enrollment

New York, New Jersey and Connecticut also have outreach offices that residents can visit to get enrolled.

11/29/2014

Black Friday shoppers at the Queens Center Mall on Nov. 28, 2014. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

Holiday Shopping Season Continues With Black Friday

The traditional kickoff to the holiday shopping season has become a two-day affair, with more stores opening before people put down their turkey legs on Thanksgiving.

11/28/2014

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Connecticut Senator Seeks Probe Of Outlet Pricing

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he’s asking the Federal Trade Commission to review the pricing practices of outlet stores.

11/28/2014

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High School Football Game In Bridgeport Stopped After Gunfire Erupts

Officials suspended the game between Warren Harding and Central high schools after shots were fired around 11:15 Thursday morning at Boston and Central avenues.

11/27/2014

An accident on the Taconic Parkway during snow on Nov. 26, 2014. (credit: Lou Young/CBS2)

Thanksgiving Travelers Across Tri-State Fight Through Rain, Snow

One of the busiest, most stressful travel days of the year poses special challenges as travelers on their way to Thanksgiving celebrations contend with a nor’easter packing rain and snow.

11/26/2014

I-84 Truck Ban

Truck Drivers Spin And Fume In Snow With Interstate Closed To Commercial Traffic

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo restricted travel on three major interstates because of the winter storm that pounded the area Wednesday – including a ban on all commercial vehicles on Interstate 84.

11/26/2014

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Broken Elevator At Stamford Senior Home Threatens Residents’ Thanksgiving Plans

Many senior citizens at the Eleanor Roosevelt House in the Springdale section of Stamford, Conn., will not be able to leave if they have Thanksgiving plans due to a broken elevator.

11/26/2014

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11/26 Wednesday Afternoon Weather Headlines

Snow continues to fall north and west of the city while areas south and east are seeing a mix or just plain rain.

11/26/2014

A Connecticut Light & Power truck (credit: Michael Guerrera/WTIC)

CL&P: Upgrades Have Made System More Resilient

Among the systemwide improvements, the utility has performed extensive tree-trimming, CL&P spokesman Mitch Gross said.

11/26/2014

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Rain, Snow Threatens Thanksgiving Getaway

Some Thanksgiving travelers along the East Coast were heading out early because of a forecast calling for a nor’easter that will bring rain and snow.

11/25/2014

A surveillance image of an attempted robbery of a KFC in Bridgeport, Connecticut. (Credit: Bridgeport Police)

Police: Men Tried To Rob KFC At Gunpoint In Bridgeport, Connecticut

Police in Bridgeport, Connecticut were asking for help from the public in finding two suspects who tried to rob a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant.

11/24/2014

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Foxwoods Resort Postpones Bill Cosby Appearance Indefinitely

Foxwoods did not offer any specific reason for postponing the Jan. 31 performance.

11/24/2014

Connecticut state Sen. Andrew Maynard (credit: Connecticut Senate Democrats)

6 Weeks Before Next Session, Connecticut State Senator Still Recovering From Serious Fall

Sen. Andrew Maynard, a Democrat and assistant majority leader, suffered a serious brain injury in July following a fall at his Stonington home.

11/24/2014

Adam Lanza seen in 2005 at the age of 13. (Credit: CBS News)

Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooter’s History Reviewed In New Report

A Connecticut agency that investigated the background of the man who carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School is issuing a report on his mental health and educational history.

11/21/2014

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

Reports: Connecticut Faces 3 Years of Budget Defecits

Budget offices for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the General Assembly are predicting Connecticut could face budget deficits over the next three fiscal years.

11/21/2014