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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

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Authorities: Body Found Floating In Connecticut River, No Foul Play Suspected

Middletown police say investigators suspect no foul play at this time. A kayaker called emergency workers to report that she saw a body in the river Saturday morning.

02/23/2013

Barack Obama (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Signs Emergency Declaration For States Of New York, New Jersey

As the Hurricane Sandy Frankenstorm approached, President Barack Obama issued a federal emergency declaration for the State of New York and New Jersey.

CBS New York–10/28/2012

Houses are seen on Fairfield Beach Road following Irene - Fairfield, CT - Aug 30, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy Presses For Federal Help After Irene

Gov. Dan Malloy says he is pressing the federal government to help Connecticut assess damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene.

08/30/2011

Morning dawns on the Old Greenwich section of Greenwich, CT - Aug 29, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Connecticut Cleans Up After Deadly Irene Slams The State

Two deaths in Connecticut were being attributed to Tropical Storm Irene, which knocked out power to more than 700,000 utility customers and swept some shorefront homes into the sea.

08/29/2011

Sandbags are seen at the Cos Cob firehouse - Greenwich, CT - Mar 10, 2011 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Connecticut Prepares Sandbags For More Flooding

Flood watches are in effect across much of Connecticut and the Northeast as rain moves in and threatens to raise already swollen waterways out of their banks.

03/10/2011