Connecticut

One 16-year-old girl was killed and one was injured when they were accidentally run over by a boat offshore from Greenwich, Connecticut. (Credit: CBS 2)

1 Teen Girl Killed, 1 Injured After Being Accidentally Run Over By Boat In Greenwich

A 16-year-old girl was killed and another girl was injured Wednesday afternoon in a boating accident near the Old Greenwich Yacht Club in Connecticut.

08/06/2014

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The 6 Best Day Trips From Grand Central

No doubt New York City is pretty wondrous, but so are the surrounding areas. Trains departing regularly from Grand Central take you to tiny towns, great art, manicured gardens with stunning views, and even an abandoned castle in the middle of the Hudson River.

07/30/2014

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Stamford Police Bust Alleged Scam Artist By Staking Out His Mom’s Funeral

Police in Stamford, Connecticut have tracked an alleged scam artist who escaped police in that and other states for months.

07/23/2014

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Connecticut Officials Dispute White House Report About Deteriorating Roads

Connecticut state transportation officials have disputed a report from the White House that claims public works in the state are in dire condition.

07/20/2014

FBI K-9 Ape (credit: Facebook)

Police K-9 Fatally Struck By Truck While Assisting Handler

The dog named Major was killed instantly when he was hit by a commercial truck early Saturday on Route 34 near Sodom Lane, according to the Orange Police Department.

07/19/2014

Sketch of proposed Greenwich Reform Synagogue (credit: Greenwich Reform Synagogue)

Synagogue Sues After Greenwich, Conn. Rejects House Of Worship Plans

A Connecticut synagogue filed a federal lawsuit this week, alleging the Town of Greenwich violated its civil rights and made a discriminatory decision by denying its plan to build a house of worship.

07/08/2014

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Metro-North Train Hits Tree On Tracks In Bethel, Conn.

It was a rough ride Thursday night from some Metro-North New Haven Line passengers, when a northbound train slammed into a tree that had fallen onto the tracks.

07/03/2014

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Data Suggests Connecticut Cops Stop Minority Drivers At Higher Rate

Between October and April police officers statewide made nearly 304,000 traffic stops. About 14 percent of the stops involved black drivers and 12 percent involved Hispanics.

06/29/2014

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Attorney: Mentally Disabled Bridgeport Students Were Pushed Into Sex Act

An attorney for a mentally disabled 19-year-old man charged with sexually assaulting another mentally disabled student in a school restroom said both were led into the situation by “able-minded” students for their own amusement.

06/26/2014

JFK Airport as seen from Chopper 880. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Flight Headed For Hartford Diverted To JFK Due To Warning Light

A JetBlue flight from West Palm Beach, Florida, to Hartford, Connecticut was diverted to John F. Kennedy International Airport Sunday after a mechanical warning light went on.

06/15/2014

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Pete Rose To Manage Bridgeport Bluefish On June 16

Exiled baseball legend Pete Rose is returning to the bench in Connecticut — for one game only.

06/07/2014

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Stolen Playground Signs Returned To Families Of Newtown Massacre Victims

Two police officers from Herndon, Virginia drove to Connecticut Wednesday, to return signs stolen from playgrounds built to honor two victims of the massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown.

06/05/2014

Police on the scene of a double shooting in Milford, Conn. on June 4, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Suspected Murder-Suicide Prompts School Lockdown In Milford, Conn.

The shooting took place on Midway Avenue at around 12:46 p.m., police said.

06/04/2014

Grace McDonnell Playground/(http://www.thesandygroundproject.org/)

Man Who Thinks Newtown Massacre Was A Hoax Charged With Stealing Memorial Signs

A Virginia man who believes the Sandy Hook school shootings were a hoax has been charged in the theft of two memorial signs in New Jersey and Connecticut – both dedicated to child victims of those shootings.

05/30/2014

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) addresses journalists in Budapest on January 31, 2014. (Credit: ATTILA KISBENEDEK/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy Calls For Gas Tax Hike For Infrastructure Upgrades

Connecticut and every other state in the nation is dealing with failing infrastructure – and no money to pay for repairs.

05/30/2014

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