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Israel, Hamas Agree To Open-Ended Cease Fire In Gaza

The cease-fire was to take effect at 7 p.m. local time, but violence persisted until the last minute.

08/26/2014

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

AARP, Blumenthal Fight Proposed CL&P Rate Hike

A fight is brewing over a request by Connecticut’s largest utility to raise rates by $232 million to upgrade equipment following destructive storms.

08/26/2014

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Norwalk Residents Still Have Concerns After City, Mosque Reach Settlement

The city of Norwalk and officials planning to build a mosque have agreed to settle a case that could have cost the city millions. But some neighbors of the project are still not happy.

08/26/2014

Got A Travel Nightmare Story? Tell Us About It!

A Maidan self-defence activist holds a stone by a barricade burned by them during clashes with residents of Kiev on August 9, 2014. (credit: Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images) NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Some travel nightmares are […]

08/26/2014

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Police: Connecticut Woman Mistakes Raccoon For Cat, Gets Attacked

A Connecticut woman was attempting to pet what she thought was her cat, when the raccoon attacked, biting her on the arm and face.

08/25/2014

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

Connecticut To Dedicate $25 Million More Toward Bridge Upgrades

Gov. Dannel Malloy explained that in many cases the additional funds will help pay for up to half the cost of the bridge repairs.

08/25/2014

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Connecticut Mother Charged After Toddler Left In Car Overnight

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Police say a Bristol woman faces charges after her 2-year-old daughter was left overnight in a car. The girl was taken to a hospital for evaluation Saturday morning after being found […]

08/23/2014

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College Student From LI Dies After Being Hit By Car In Bridgeport

Police said 20-year-old Kaitlyn Doorhy, a junior from Mattituck, New York, was hit on Friday at around 12:30 p.m.

08/23/2014

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DHS: More Than 1,000 U.S. Retailers Could Be Vulnerable To Data Hackers

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Friday was warning shoppers that hackers could be eyeing their money.

08/22/2014

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Out-Of-The-Ordinary Doe Captures Imaginations Of Danbury Residents

We’ve all seen deer, but the doe Shirley Lowell spotted in the woods near her yard in Danbury last weekend was something else.

08/22/2014

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Connecticut Lawmaker Pushes To Repeal Prisoner Early Release Program

Hapgood had an extensive history of violent crimes was released from prison, got high on a toxic mix of drugs and stabbed his baby niece to death.

08/22/2014

Richard Garrison (credit: Darien Police Department)

NYC Man Faces Charges In 2011 Connecticut Jewelry Store Robbery

A New York City man has been arrested in connection with a Connecticut jewelry store robbery three years ago, after police said his DNA was found on a glove in the getaway car.

08/22/2014

A soldier's glove sits draped over artillery shells near the Israeli-Gaza border on July 19, 2014 near Sderot, Israel.   (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NYU Calls Off Fall Study Programs In Israel Over Security Concerns

Some U.S. colleges are pulling students from overseas study programs in Israel as the Gaza war rages, raising concerns that schools may be overreacting.

08/21/2014

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Former Connecticut Lt. Gov. Joseph Fauliso Dies At 98

Current and former state officials on Thursday mourned the passing of Fauliso, who also served as a Hartford alderman, municipal court judge and state senator. He died on Wednesday.

08/21/2014

Benjamin Seitz  (family photo)

Toddler Hot Car Death In Ridgefield, Conn., Ruled Homicide

There was no immediate word from the state’s attorney’s office on whether the boy’s father, Kyle Seitz, will be charged.

08/21/2014