Connecticut

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

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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Jogger Finds Man’s Body In Westport, Connecticut

Police were investigating after a jogger found a man’s body on the street Saturday morning in Westport, Connecticut.

11/15/2014

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Shots Fired When Knife-Wielding Man Tries To Enter Conn. Submarine Base

Two Navy civilian police officers were wounded Thursday night while confronting a knife-wielding man at a Connecticut base, authorities said.

11/13/2014

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Connecticut Man Charged In Death Of 15-Month-Old Son In Hot Car

Homicide charges were filed against a Connecticut father Tuesday, after his 15-month-old son died in a hot car this past summer.

11/11/2014

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Lock-In Ordered At Newtown High School Amid Threat

Visitors were barred from Newtown High School in Newtown, Connecticut for the afternoon Tuesday, after school officials discovered a threat on social media.

11/11/2014

Gun Surrendered In New Haven Buyback Event (credit: CBS 2)

Local Governments Turn Up The Heat On Gun Companies, Push For New ‘Smart Gun’ Technology

You could call it gun control without legislation. Local governments that buy handguns for their police departments are asking, as customers, for a change in the way that gun makers do business.

11/10/2014

Brooklyn native Mia Love was elected Tuesday, Nov. 4, in Utah as the first black woman Republican ever in Congress. (Credit: Mia Love for Congress)

Brooklyn Native Elected In Utah As First Black Woman Republican Ever In Congress

A Brooklyn native was elected in Utah this week as the first black woman Republican in ever in Congress.

11/05/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie declined to comment on the Return Home New Jersey plan, which will force some disabled New Jerseyans to leave out-of-state facilities. (Credit: CBS 2)

AP: Gubernatorial Elections In Multiple States To Test Christie’s Stumping Power

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will not be on the ballot Tuesday, but he will face the first major test of his national electoral might as voters head to the polls in nearly a dozen competitive governors’ races.

11/03/2014

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Connecticut Ghost Town Sells For $1.9 Million

A real life ghost town in Connecticut has been auctioned off for a scary seven figures.

10/30/2014

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

Connecticut Enacts Mandatory Quarantine Policy Over Ebola Concerns

Connecticut officials have joined counterparts in other states – including New York and New Jersey — in defending and detailing quarantine powers they’ve enacted as a precaution against the Ebola virus.

10/27/2014

Matthew Badger with his daughters (credit: Lily Sarah Grace Fund)

After Losing Daughters In Horrific Fire, Man Brings Art To Thousands Of Children

Lily, 9, and Sarah, and Grace, both 7, died in a fire at their home on Christmas nearly 3 years ago. Their father has since tried to focus on the incredible memories.

10/23/2014

Connecticut gubernatorial candidates Dannel Malloy, left, and Tom Foley (credit: Getty Images)

Foley Switches To Positive Ads In Home Stretch Of Connecticut Gubernatorial Race

Republican Connecticut gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley’s campaign has begun airing a string of positive television ads during the final two weeks of his virtually even rematch with Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

10/22/2014

Designer Oscar de la Renta attends the 2014 Carnegie Hall Medal Of Excellence Gala Honoring Oscar De La Renta at The Plaza Hotel on April 24, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images)

Legendary Fashion Designer Oscar De La Renta Dies At 82

Influential and iconic fashion designer Oscar de la Renta died Monday, ending a career that spanned five decades.

10/20/2014

Connecticut gubernatorial candidates Dannel Malloy, left, and Tom Foley (credit: Getty Images)

Malloy, Foley Agree In Debate That Connecticut Doesn’t Need Legalized Pot, Higher Taxes

Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican challenger Tom Foley may disagree about the direction of Connecticut’s economy, but they showed some signs of similarity Tuesday.

09/30/2014

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