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Quinnipiac University campus in Hamden, Conn. (credit: Wasted Time R/Wikimedia Commons)

Quinnipiac Suspends Fraternity, Expels Student Over Hazing Allegations

Officials at the private Connecticut college announced the disciplinary actions against Tau Kappa Epsilon on Tuesday. School officials declined to release details of the allegations.

12/30/2014

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

Sen. Blumenthal Pushes For Federal Intervention Over CL&P Bill Increase

The push is on for federal intervention over fixed charges on many Connecticut electric bills.

12/30/2014

Native Appalachian brook trout (credit: Zach Matthews/Wikimedia Commons)

Conn. Official Urges Residents To Support Wildlife Conservation Efforts

Bill Hyatt with Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, who leads the preservation effort, said warming waters are threatening many native species, including the brook trout, now restricted to increasingly smaller streams.

12/30/2014

Metro-North Railroad Train (credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Police Activity Delays Metro-North Trains In Greenwich

Greenwich were investigating a suspicious package that was reported at the downtown Greenwich Metro-North train station Sunday afternoon.

12/28/2014

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Police: Man Caught At Norwalk Auto Yard Really Was Just Checking Locks

Police said it appears a Norwalk man was being truthful when he insisted he was just checking the vehicles to make sure they were locked.

12/27/2014

A fan displays a ticket to 'The Interview' on Dec. 25, 2014. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

Fans Line Up At Area Theaters To See ‘The Interview’

“The Interview” has opened in several New York City theaters to enthusiastic crowds as interested in the world drama the film produced as anything on the screen.

12/25/2014

St. Patrick's Cathedral on Christmas Day, 2014. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Christians Across Tri-State, World Celebrate Christmas

At the Vatican, Pope Francis delivered his Christmas message to tens of thousands in St. Peter’s Square. In his Urbi et Orbi address, the pontiff prayed for hope and peace.

12/25/2014

Holiday travelers at  LaGuardia Airport on Dec. 24, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Wet, Foggy And Windy Weather Snarling Some Holiday Travel

Forecasters say rain will be heavy at times Wednesday and could cause flooding on the streets and in areas of poor drainage.

12/24/2014

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Last Minute Christmas Shoppers Hit Stores

There’s just a few hours left to complete your Christmas shopping list.

12/24/2014

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What Last-Minute Christmas Gifts Are You Rushing To Find?

The holiday shopping rush is on.

12/23/2014

An M-8 rail car on the Metro-North Railroad's  New Haven line (file/credit: Patrick Cashin/MTA)

Metro-North Hopes To Ease Overcrowding In 2015

As more and more of the Metro-North’s M8 cars are rolled into service, commuters will see a decrease in overcrowding.

12/22/2014

President Obama speaks day after midterm elections (Credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Bridgeport Mayor’s Christmas Card Features President Obama With Family

The picture on the front page of the Connecticut Post: President Obama posing with the mayor of Bridgeport and his family on the mayor’s holiday card.

12/19/2014

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton  (credit: Danbury Mayor's Office)

Municipalities Critical Of Connecticut’s Environmental Cleanup Plan

Most mayors and first selectmen around Connecticut are balking at the state’s environmental cleanup plan.

12/17/2014

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

State Regulators Approve CL&P Rate Hike

Flat fees on residential bills will rise from $16 a month to $19.25. CL&P had asked for approval from the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority to hike the rate to $25.50.

12/17/2014

Metro-North Railroad Train (credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Metro-North Ordered To Pay Record Fine In Retaliation Case

The U.S. Labor Department has ordered the Metro-North Railroad to pay a record fine for taking disciplinary action against an employee who reported getting injured on the job.

12/16/2014