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Secret Service: Possible Threat To President Obama During Westchester Visit

Authorities were searching late Friday for a possible suspicious person and vehicle in connection with a potential threat to President Barack Obama, who was in Westchester County for two events.

08/29/2014

Connecticut gubernatorial candidates Dannel Malloy, left, and Tom Foley (credit: Getty Images)

Malloy Takes Foley To Task For Past Business Record In First Conn. Debate

Democratic incumbent Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican businessman Tom Foley met Wednesday night in their first debate of the 2014 election for Connecticut governor.

08/27/2014

eBay headquart6ers in San Jose, Calif. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

eBay Survey: Firearms Are Most Popular Purchase Items In New York State

Despite strong pushes for gun control at the state level in recent years, firearms and supplies ranked as the most popular items purchased on eBay in New York State in a new survey.

08/26/2014

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Police: Connecticut Woman Mistakes Raccoon For Cat, Gets Attacked

A Connecticut woman was attempting to pet what she thought was her cat, when the raccoon attacked, biting her on the arm and face.

08/25/2014

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Data Breach Strikes 51 UPS Stores Around U.S.

UPS Stores across the country have been hit with a data breach may have been going on since January.

08/20/2014

One 16-year-old girl was killed and one was injured when they were accidentally run over by a boat offshore from Greenwich, Connecticut. (Credit: CBS 2)

1 Teen Girl Killed, 1 Injured After Being Accidentally Run Over By Boat In Greenwich

A 16-year-old girl was killed and another girl was injured Wednesday afternoon in a boating accident near the Old Greenwich Yacht Club in Connecticut.

08/06/2014

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The 6 Best Day Trips From Grand Central

No doubt New York City is pretty wondrous, but so are the surrounding areas. Trains departing regularly from Grand Central take you to tiny towns, great art, manicured gardens with stunning views, and even an abandoned castle in the middle of the Hudson River.

07/30/2014

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Stamford Police Bust Alleged Scam Artist By Staking Out His Mom’s Funeral

Police in Stamford, Connecticut have tracked an alleged scam artist who escaped police in that and other states for months.

07/23/2014

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Connecticut Officials Dispute White House Report About Deteriorating Roads

Connecticut state transportation officials have disputed a report from the White House that claims public works in the state are in dire condition.

07/20/2014

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Police K-9 Fatally Struck By Truck While Assisting Handler

The dog named Major was killed instantly when he was hit by a commercial truck early Saturday on Route 34 near Sodom Lane, according to the Orange Police Department.

07/19/2014

Sketch of proposed Greenwich Reform Synagogue (credit: Greenwich Reform Synagogue)

Synagogue Sues After Greenwich, Conn. Rejects House Of Worship Plans

A Connecticut synagogue filed a federal lawsuit this week, alleging the Town of Greenwich violated its civil rights and made a discriminatory decision by denying its plan to build a house of worship.

07/08/2014

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Metro-North Train Hits Tree On Tracks In Bethel, Conn.

It was a rough ride Thursday night from some Metro-North New Haven Line passengers, when a northbound train slammed into a tree that had fallen onto the tracks.

07/03/2014

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Data Suggests Connecticut Cops Stop Minority Drivers At Higher Rate

Between October and April police officers statewide made nearly 304,000 traffic stops. About 14 percent of the stops involved black drivers and 12 percent involved Hispanics.

06/29/2014

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Attorney: Mentally Disabled Bridgeport Students Were Pushed Into Sex Act

An attorney for a mentally disabled 19-year-old man charged with sexually assaulting another mentally disabled student in a school restroom said both were led into the situation by “able-minded” students for their own amusement.

06/26/2014

JFK Airport as seen from Chopper 880. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Flight Headed For Hartford Diverted To JFK Due To Warning Light

A JetBlue flight from West Palm Beach, Florida, to Hartford, Connecticut was diverted to John F. Kennedy International Airport Sunday after a mechanical warning light went on.

06/15/2014

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