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Connecticut High School Committee Deems 6 Dresses Inappropriate For Prom

Shelton High School officials say their review of prom dresses this week has turned up just six that will not be allowed at Saturday’s dance.

05/15/2015

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Move Over Emma And Noah, Jacob And Sophia Are Top Baby Names In NY

Emma and Noah were the most popular baby names in the United States for 2014, but in New York? Fuhgeddaboutit.

05/14/2015

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Connecticut Business Leaders Say State Democrats’ Budget Plan Will Be A Disaster

Business leaders from Fairfield County heard from state lawmakers, Republican and Democrat, about their parties’ budget plans.

05/13/2015

A colorized transmission electron micrograph of an Ebola virus virion is seen. (credit: CDC/Getty Images)

Connecticut Man Being Tested For Ebola After Returning From Liberia

After spending several months in West African nation, the man exhibited general symptoms of fever and muscle aches, doctors said.

05/13/2015

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2 Stamford High School Administrators Being Fired After Teacher-Student Sex Scandal

The shakeup comes in response to the conviction of former English teacher Danielle Watkins, who was sentenced to five years in prison for having sex with a student.

05/13/2015

Daniel Fischer (left) and Gregory Williams are accused of refusing to leave a temple in Westport, Connecticut as they protested a talk by the Israeli Defense Force. (Credit: Westport Police)

Police: Protesters Refused To Leave Conn. Temple, Forced School Lockdown

Four schools were put on lockdown in Westport, Connecticut Tuesday, amid concerns that two men protesting an Israeli Defense Force talk inside a temple might have been carrying a gun.

05/12/2015

Shelton High School Prom Dress Crackdown

Prom Crackdown: Connecticut High School Enforcing Minimum Modesty Rules

The move sent students at Shelton High School into a panic, since many had already bought their gowns.

05/12/2015

FILE - A Verizon sign hangs on a store in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Verizon Buys AOL For $4.4 Billion

Verizon is buying AOL for about $4.4 billion, advancing the telecom’s push in both mobile and advertising fields.

05/12/2015

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Remains Of 4 More People Found In Connecticut Serial Killings Investigation

A widening of a search for bodies behind a strip mall in New Britain turned up the remains of four women.

05/11/2015

A Metro-North train enters a station in Bridgeport, Conn. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Connecticut Lawmakers To Hear From Metro-North President At Operations Briefing

State Rep. Gail Lavielle, of Wilton, said she plans to press for an update on providing Wi-Fi for every passenger who needs to work on a laptop while traveling on the train.

05/11/2015

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Allergy Experts Warn Of ‘Pollen Tsunami’

If you’ve been waking up lately with red, itchy eyes or stuffed up sinuses, you are not suffering alone.

05/11/2015

FILE -- A Fairfield police car (credit: CBS2)

Fairfield Is Latest Town To Find ‘White Lives Matter’ Notes

Fairfield police Lt. James Perez says someone delivered the messages to several homes in the Greenfield Hill neighborhood around noon on Saturday.

05/10/2015

Kevin Wallin (credit: The Connecticut Post)

‘Monsignor Meth’ Kevin Wallin Sentenced To 5-Plus Years For Drug Distribution In Connecticut

The 63-year-old priest in Bridgeport received methamphetamine in the mail from California suppliers and supplied a New York distributor.

05/07/2015

An LIRR train arrives at the Bethpage station. (credit: Getty Images)

Federal Loan Agreement Reached To Install Safety Technology On Metro-North, LIRR Trains

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., said Wednesday the Federal Railroad Administration and MTA agreed on a $967 million loan to install Positive Train Control technology.

05/07/2015

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Authorities: Former Newtown Police Sergeant Ran Drug Ring

Steven Santucci engaged in importing and selling high-powered drugs such as oxycodone, federal prosecutors said.

05/06/2015