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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

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

Critics Assail Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch For Inadequate Snow Response

Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch was warned of the intense snowstorm on the way last weekend, but his critics argue he didn’t act quickly enough to order emergency plans for the city.

02/19/2013

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

Bridgeport Street Feb. 12 (CBS 2)

Bridgeport, Conn., Residents Furious They Are Still Snowed In 4 Days Later

Streets remain blocked. Some residents remain snow-bound. Even main drags are choked with ice and snowpack. Some suggested Tuesday they’d be better off anywhere else.

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

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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

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)

Conn. Gov. Dan Malloy Pushes Economic Recovery In Second Budget

Gov. Dan Malloy unveiled the second, two-year budget of his administration on Wednesday, promising to move Connecticut closer to recovery from the national recession by continuing investments in education and job development.

02/06/2013

Gavel (Credit: Clipart)

3 Arrested In Courthouse Fight In Bridgeport, Conn.

Three people were arrested in Bridgeport, Conn., Monday, after a courthouse brawl broke out among family and friends of an alleged murder victim and the defendants in the case.

12/31/2012

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

Gun Buyback Events Held Across Conn. In Aftermath Of Newtown School Massacre

Officials hold a series of gun buyback events in New Haven and Bridgeport in the aftermath of the Newtown school massacre.

12/23/2012

Shuttered factory in Bridgeport, Connecticut (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bridgeport Defends Itself Against Being Among ‘Dirtiest Cities’

The mayor of Bridgeport is striking back at Forbes, which has listed the city as the fourth dirtiest city in the nation.

12/12/2012

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

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