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Selden Fire Hydrant

L.I. Couple: Snow Plows Finally Come, But End Up Causing 3-Foot Flood

The Town of Brookhaven has been heavily criticized for taking days to plow many streets, and now a couple said after the plows finally came, the drivers caused a flood.

02/16/2013

Snow removal in Bridgeport Feb. 13, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Crews Making Progress In Bridgeport Snow Removal Effort

More blacktop is visible on the streets and snow blowers and shovels have gone to work on the sidewalks.

02/13/2013

People aboard a Metro-North Railroad New Haven Line train in Stamford - Feb. 13, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Metro-North Railroad Service Now Running End-To-End

With service now running on all Metro-North Railroad lines, including the Waterbury Branch of the New Haven Line, ridership has rebounded from Monday.

02/13/2013

Metro-North Train

Connecticut Group Wants Money Back After Metro-North Storm Cancellations

A Connecticut commuters’ group wants Metro-North Railroad to make good on prepaid fares they couldn’t use due to service cancellations, following numerous storms that knocked out rail service to and from New York City.

02/12/2013

Connecticut Snow

Snow Shovel Wielding High School Students Help Dig Out Waterbury, Conn. Schools

The students are earning $8.25 an hour for their work shoveling out the schools.

02/12/2013

Students in Smithtown return to school after the blizzard. (credit: CBS 2)

Smithtown Students Return To School On Regular Schedule After Snowy Mess

On Tuesday, as schools reopened, many still want to know what went wrong after a scramble to clear campuses of a snowy mess.

02/12/2013

A snow-covered street near St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport - Feb. 11, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

The Big Dig Continues In Connecticut; 2 Found Dead In Snow-Covered Car

Monday proved to be a snow day in Connecticut, mostly because people had the same problem they had on Saturday and Sunday. They couldn’t get anywhere.

02/11/2013

Plows are seen on the Long Island Expressway on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Suffolk County Exec: We Will Evaluate What Happened On LIE During Blizzard

AAA of New York said more aggressive plowing used in past storms should have been employed over the weekend to keep the Long Island Expressway open and avoid stranding motorists.

02/11/2013

Amtrak Train (Photo by Donald Bowers/Getty Images for Amtrak)

Amtrak Service Between New York And Boston To Return To Normal

Service had been suspended since Saturday afternoon in and around Boston because the blizzard dumped a couple feet of snow in the area.

02/11/2013

Believe it or not, this is actually a section of the Long Island Expressway, as seen by CBS 2's Chris Wragge on Feb. 9, 2013. (Credit: CBS 2)

Crews Work To Clear Snow, Ice From L.I.E.

Heavy duty construction trucks have been deployed to try to break up the packed snow and ice that seems to be almost fused to the roadway.

02/10/2013

Suffolk County Cleanup

Neighbors Remain Snowbound Among Unplowed Roads In Suffolk County

The blizzard late Friday and early Saturday left an extensive trail of damage in Suffolk County, and residents were working hard to clean up ahead of the new work week.

02/10/2013

(credit: MTA.info)

Some Metro-North Service To Connecticut To Run At Half Capacity For Monday Morning Rush

Metro-North commuter train service will be operational for the Monday morning rush from New Haven and Bridgeport, Conn., but only at about half its normal capacity.

02/10/2013

A shot of Corona, Queens, sent in by 1010 WINS listener Edwin Collantes.

Power Outages Dwindling Across Region

Southeastern Connecticut saw by far the largest number of outages across the region, but New England bore the brunt of the outages.

02/10/2013

Cars buried in the snow in Stamford (credit: CBS 2)

President Obama Signs Emergency Declaration For Conn.; Region Continues Digging Out

Roads across the Northeast were impassable and cars were entombed by snow drifts on Saturday. Some people found the snow packed so high against their homes they couldn’t get their doors open.

02/10/2013

A familiar sight

Alternate-Side Parking To Resume Monday In Hoboken

Enforcement of alternate side parking rules will resume in Hoboken Monday morning, as the city works to clear away snow from parking lanes.

02/10/2013

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