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Teenagers play basketball in Bridgeport, Conn. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Project Longevity Launched To Combat Gun Violence In Three Connecticut Cities

The U.S. Justice Department and Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy have announced the launch a new initiative to combat gun violence in Bridgeport, New Haven, and Hartford.

11/27/2012

Traffic on I-95 in Norwalk - Oct. 31, 2012 (credit: CT DOT)

Four Connecticut Counties Declared Disaster Areas As Outages Reduced

Gov. Dan Malloy says four Connecticut counties that include the state’s battered shoreline have been declared disaster areas by the federal government.

10/31/2012

Metro-North Railroad New Haven Line train (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Fall Metro-North Schedule To Add 45 New Haven Line Trains Each Week

A new fall train schedule begins on Sunday with 45 additional New Haven Line trains each week, including 30 new weekend trains. There will also be increased service for customers traveling to Greenwich and Stamford during the weekday.

10/13/2012

Protesters demonstrate in support of terror suspects Babar Ahmad and Syed Tahla Ahsan outside the High Court in central London on October 5.  (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages)

Five Terrorism Suspects Appear In Federal Courts In Manhattan And New Haven

A partially blind extremist Egyptian-born preacher and four other terrorism suspects appeared in federal courts, hours after they lost years-long extradition fights in Britain and were transported to the U.S. under tight security to face trial.

10/06/2012

3Penny Chorus and Orchestra performs "Call Me Maybe" (credit: Colin Britt via YT)

Watch: Connecticut Ensemble Gives ‘Call Me Maybe’ The Grand Treatment

Love it or hate it, it has been the song of the year.

09/12/2012

"The Dark Knight Rises" Midnight Premiere (credit: Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Conn. Lawyer Charged With Breach Of Peace After Taking Gun To ‘Batman’ Movie

Sung H. Hwang, president-elect of the New Haven County Bar Association, said at a news conference that the charges against him threaten “our constitutional right to bear arms.”

08/08/2012

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Power Restored In Most Of Greenwich After Storm Downs Trees, Power Lines

Connecticut Light & Power said it is still working to restore power to 100 customers. Earlier Monday, virtually every home and business in Greenwich was without power.

08/06/2012

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Conn. Family To Sell Storied Lou Gehrig Home-Run Ball To Help Pay Off Medical-School Debt

The 84-year-old baseball has been sitting in Elizabeth Gott’s drawer for years, but now she’s hoping it will pay off her son’s medical-school debt.

07/06/2012

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Reunion Planned For 1943 High School Graduates In New Haven

An event nearly 70 years in the making is planned for next year, WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported.

06/26/2012

Photo by Jenny Lubkin, CBSNewYork.com

Powerful Storms Bring Rain, Hail & Lightning To Heat-Smothered Tri-State

The storms brought rain, hail and lightning with them, bringing sudden changes in the sticky weather that lingered for days over the region

06/22/2012

The New Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge along I-95 - New Haven, CT - Jun 22, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Ribbon Cut On New I-95 Bridge In New Haven

Friday morning, Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, and other officials cut the ribbon on the new Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge, also known as the Q Bridge.

06/22/2012

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Alexion Pharmaceuticals Returning To New Haven

A global pharmaceutical company is returning to New Haven as part of Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy’s economic and job growth program, WCBS 880 Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported.

06/19/2012

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Florida Man Charged In $80M Conn. Drug Heist To Be Arraigned

Jonathan J. Einhorn, attorney for Amed Villa, said Villa will plead not guilty when he is arraigned Thursday in U.S. District Court in New Haven.

06/14/2012

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Metro-North Employees Honored For Daring Rescue

Four Metro-North Railroad employees were honored Thursday morning at a breakfast in New Haven for a daring rescue along the tracks in West Haven.

04/12/2012

Metro-North Railroad (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

New Haven Line Commuters May Get Reprieve On Four Percent Fare Hike

A powerful committee in Hartford has taken a big step in favor of New Haven Line commuters, reports WCBS 880′s Connecticut bureau chief Fran Schneidau.

03/30/2012

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