Bridgeport

Trains following a collision on Metro-North Railroad's New Haven Line - May 17, 2013 (credit: Fairfield PD)

Rail Workers Injured In Metro-North Crash Hire Lawyer

The engineers of the two trains involved are among the clients of George Cahill, a New Haven-based railroad law attorney.

05/23/2013

Connecticut state investigators examines the scene of a Metro North train collision on May 18, 2013 in Fairfield, Connecticut. (Photo by Michael Graae/Getty Images)

Metro-North New Haven Service To Be Back By Wednesday Morning

Railroad officials in Connecticut said the morning commute went as well as can be expected following Friday’s train collision that injured 72 people and has shut down service.

05/20/2013

Alyssiah Wiley (credit: Conn. State Police)

Boyfriend Appears In Court In Murder Of Eastern Connecticut State U. Student

The longtime boyfriend of an Eastern Connecticut State University student appeared in court Monday, three days after the student’s body was found in a wooded area.

05/20/2013

Alyssiah Wiley (credit: Conn. State Police)

Bridgeport Man Charged In Murder Of Eastern Connecticut State University Student

State Police spokesman Lt. J. Paul Vance says Richards is being held on $2 million bail. He is due in Bridgeport Superior Court on Monday.

05/18/2013

Two Metro-North trains collided in Bridgeport, Conn., on May 17, 2013. (credit: Helen Dodson)

Metro-North Trains Involved In ‘Major Derailment’ In Conn., Dozens Injured

About 700 people were on board the trains when one heading east from New York City’s Grand Central Station to New Haven derailed about 6:10 p.m. just outside Bridgeport, Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials said.

05/17/2013

Karim Kharbouch (credit: Connecticut Science Fair Association, Inc.)

Bridgeport High School Student Creates Flexible Seaweed Battery

Among the finalists up for the Intel science prize tonight is Karim Kharbouch, a 17-year-old from the Bridgeport Regional Aquaculture Science and Technology Education Center.

05/16/2013

Bianca Lebron

Bridgeport, Conn., Police Still Searching For Girl Who Vanished In 2001

Those involved in a search for a little girl who vanished over 10 years ago continued this weekend to hold out hope that she will one day be found and returned home.

05/11/2013

Sample Connecticut Driver's License (credit: CT DOT)

Connecticut Legislators Back Driver’s Licenses For Illegal Immigrants

A proposal in Connecticut to expand access to driver’s licenses to immigrants regardless of their legal status has received the support of the governor, legislative leaders and mayors from across the state.

04/30/2013

Kevin Wallin (credit: The Connecticut Post)

Two Plead Guilty In Connecticut ‘Monsignor Meth’ Drug Ring

A California man and his girlfriend have pleaded guilty to federal drug conspiracy charges for supplying four pounds of methamphetamine to a Roman Catholic priest’s Connecticut drug operation.

04/19/2013

Church

Connecticut’s ‘Monsignor Meth’ To Plead Guilty

A Roman Catholic priest from Connecticut is expected to plead guilty to one of the charges accusing him of making more than $300,000 selling methamphetamine.

03/26/2013

Connecticut State Capitol (credit: League of Women Voters of Connecticut, Inc.)

Conn. Mayors Fear Tax Hikes Might Be Needed With Malloy’s Budget

Mayors from around Connecticut and of both parties say they don’t want to raise property taxes, but say that if Gov. Dan Malloy’s budget goes forward, they will have no choice.

03/21/2013

Money

Bridgeport Grandma Says Mystery $74,000 Was God-Sent; Police Disagree

A Bridgeport woman charged with theft told police she believed the $74,000 that mysteriously appeared in her bank account was “God-sent” after she prayed for relief from her financial problems.

03/14/2013

Gavel (credit: CBS 2)

Jury Gives More Than $16 Million To Connecticut Man Who Lost Leg To Police Car

A Connecticut Superior Court jury awarded more than $16 million Tuesday to a Bridgeport man who lost his leg after being struck by a state police squad car.

03/12/2013

Bridgeport, Conn. (file / credit: City of Bridgeport)

Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch Braces For Sequester Cuts

On the minds of most big city mayors around the country today is the impact of federal budget cuts if there’s no agreement between Congress and President Barack Obama to avert the sequester.

02/28/2013

A street in Bridgeport, Conn., following a blizzard in February 2013. (file/credit: CBS 2)

Bridgeport Officials Respond To Public At Hearing On Snow Response

Bridgeport officials held a hearing Tuesday night to discuss their response to the blizzard earlier this month.

02/20/2013

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