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FILE -  A woman tries to stay warm against the frigid cold.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Dangerously Cold Temperatures Settle On Tri-State Area

The Tri-State area is in a deep freeze after record setting cold moved in Friday morning.

02/13/2015

A piece of property sitting across the New York and Connecticut state lines is at the center of a tax dispute. (Credit: CBS2)

Home Sitting On Conn-NY Line At The Middle Of Bizarre Property Dispute

A woman claims that she lost ownership of half of her house in an interstate property-tax dispute.

02/13/2015

This is the skin of a patient after 3 days of measles infection; treated at a New York hospital. (CDC/file)

Connecticut Sen. Murphy Wants Parents Warned Of Vaccine Refusal Risks

Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy is proposing legislation that would encourage states to warn parents of the health risks from not immunizing their children.

02/13/2015

Stamford, Conn., skyline (credit: Wikimedia Commons)

Stamford Mayor Stresses Importance Of ‘Mayor’s Night Out’

Mayor’s Night Out is a tradition in Stamford, Conn., when the mayor travels around the city to speak with residents personally.

02/12/2015

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Connecticut Car Dealers Group: Let Us, Not Manufacturer, Sell Teslas

Tesla would like to open a corporate store in Connecticut. But Jim Fleming, the head of the Connecticut Automotive Retailers Association, said consumers would be better off if franchise dealers were allowed to sell the Teslas.

02/12/2015

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

Man Who Made Threatening Calls To Newtown Residents Following Massacre Sentenced To Prison

A man who made threatening phone calls to Newtown residents in the days following the 2012 school shooting has been sentenced to a year in prison.

02/12/2015

The exterior of Sandy Hook Elementary School after the massacre on Dec. 14, 2012. (Credit: Danbury State's Attorney)

Newtown Panel Issues Recommendations After Sandy Hook School Shooting

Some of the recommendations, especially those focusing on gun control, were included in an interim report in 2013 that called for ensuring classroom doors can be locked from the inside and limits on ammunition purchases.

02/12/2015

The board at the New Haven station on May 16, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Connecticut Lawmakers Mull Measure Seeking To Replace Metro-North

State Transportation Commissioner James Redeker has cautioned legislators against replacing Metro-North Railroad as the operator of the New Haven line linking Connecticut to New York City.

02/12/2015

A Powerball lottery ticket is printed for a customer at a 7-Eleven store on February 11, 2015 (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

North Carolina, Puerto Rico, Texas Tickets Win $564 Million Powerball

Tickets in North Carolina, Puerto Rico and Texas have matched all six numbers to split a $564.1 million Powerball jackpot, lottery officials said Thursday.

02/12/2015

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Haiti Launches First-Ever Tourism Ads In Tri-State Area

Haiti has begun what officials said was the first TV advertising campaign aimed at encouraging Americans to vacation in the poor Caribbean country.

02/11/2015

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Lawsuits: Former Stamford Gym Teacher Molested Boys In 1970s, ’80s

Cindy Robinson, the lawyer representing the plaintiffs, said there are now five lawsuits pending against Martinez.

02/11/2015

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

Connecticut GOP Offers Plan To Fund Transportation Overhaul

Republican legislators are proposing a 30-year, $37.4 billion plan to pay for a proposed overhaul of Connecticut’s transportation system without resurrecting tolls.

02/11/2015

A mourner displays a program for the funeral of slain teacher Victoria Soto on Dec. 19. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Sandy Hook Teacher’s Family Wants To Copyright Name Due To Social Media Abuse

The family of a teacher killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Connecticut has applied to trademark her name — in an attempt to stop others from misusing it on social media.

02/10/2015

Rosemary the dog. (credit: Sarah Walters/CBS2)

Connecticut Bill Would Bar Driving With Pet On Lap

Under a bill before the General Assembly’s Transportation Committee, people found driving with a pet on their lap would be charged with distracted driving.

02/10/2015

Lottery hopefuls buy Powerball tickets (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Wednesday’s Powerball Jackpot Grows To $485 Million, 5th Largest Prize In U.S. History

Because of strong sales, lottery officials Tuesday raised the estimated jackpot from $450 million to $485 million.

02/10/2015