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An extra-alarm fire ripped through an industrial building in Bridgeport, Connecticut, on Thursday, Sept. 11. (Credit: CBS 2)

Officials Working To Determine Impact Bridgeport Fire Had On Long Island Sound

The waters off Long Island Sound from Stratford to Fairfield remained closed to fishing and shellfishing Monday following last week’s massive warehouse fire in Bridgeport.

09/15/2014

Gov. Dannel Malloy powers up state's first microgrid at Wesleyan University, March 6, 2014. (credit: Flickr/Gov. Malloy Office)

Gov. Malloy Helps Power Up State’s First Microgrid At Wesleyan

Microgrids are a means of providing power when storms knock out electricity to entire communities. Microgrids are fueled by natural gas and will provide hubs of power where they’re built.

03/06/2014

Boats (file / credit: clipart.com)

Connecticut Sets Its Sights On Drunken Boaters

Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is kicking off “Operation Dry Water,” an effort to target drunken boaters.

06/28/2013

Mattress (file / credit: clipart.com)

Connecticut Moves To Institute Mattress Recycling

A Connecticut lawmaker said that discarded mattresses are a big problem in his state and he is moving to require that they be recycled, WCBS 880 Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported.

05/03/2012

Charla Nash after a full face transplant (credit: Lightchaser Photography/Handout)

Exclusive: Charla Nash’s Lawyer Blames State For Chimp Attack, Seeks $150 Million

Attorney Charles Willinger, who represents Charla Nash, spoke exclusively with WCBS 880’s Fran Schneidau and said that the state DEEP ignored its own rules, which lead to the near fatal mauling.

04/18/2012

(credit: Suffolk County Sheriff's Office)

Owners Encouraged To Turn Over Illegal Pets At Amnesty Day In Bridgeport

Some animals belong in a zoo — not in your home. Such is the reason for Exotic Animal Amnesty Day at Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport, Connecticut on March 31.

03/24/2012

A Black Bear - File / Photo: China Photos/Getty Images

Connecticut Considers Bear Hunt

The shooting of a backyard bear in Windsor has renewed discussion of whether there should be a bear hunt in Connecticut.

02/15/2012