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People board an Amtrak train at Penn Station (file/credit: Getty Images)

Passengers Sound Off On Twitter As Amtrak Train Stalls In Connecticut

An Amtrak train got stuck – reportedly for over four hours – in Cos Cob, Conn. Tuesday, and passengers sounded off about it on Twitter.

03/11/2014

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Greenwich, Conn. Private School Teacher Accused Of Sexual Assault

A private school teacher surrendered to police in Greenwich, Conn. On Tuesday, following allegations that he’d had sexual contact with a child at the school.

03/11/2014

Cyclists ride from Newtown, Conn. to Washington D.C. on March 8, 2014 (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Cyclists Head From Newtown To D.C. In Continued Call For Stronger Gun Legislation

The group is headed to D.C. in an attempt to convince members of Congress that it’s time for stronger gun legislation in the United States.

03/08/2014

Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford (file/Used with permission of the Connecticut General Assembly and the League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund, Inc.)

Connecticut Lawmakers To Consider Bill To Make ‘Knockout Game’ Attacks A Felony

A bill before the General Assembly’s Public Safety Committee would make the sucker-punch attacks a Class D felony.

03/08/2014

President Barack Obama (credit: Getty Images)

Obama Expected To Visit Connecticut Next Week In Push For Raising Minimum Wage

A post on Gov. Dannel Malloy’s Twitter account said President Barack Obama will be in the state next Wednesday for a “Raise the Wage” event.

02/27/2014

Angela Stone

Connecticut Mother Furious After Son Is Picked Up By Another Child’s Relative

An outraged mother in Connecticut was demanding action Wednesday, after another child’s relative took her son from school.

02/26/2014

Stacy Flanagan

Police: Woman With Kids In Tow Stole Tip Jar In Connecticut

A woman turned herself in to police this week in Westport, Conn., after allegedly stealing one tip jar, and money form a second one, at a local restaurant with her two small children in tow in December.

02/25/2014

People walk through slush on the corner of Varick and Houston streets on February 13, 2014. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

More Snow Coming Saturday; Up To 6 Inches Could Fall

A winter weather advisory has been issued between 11 a.m. Saturday and 4 a.m. Sunday for northwest New Jersey, all but the western third of Connecticut, and Nassau County on Long Island.

02/14/2014

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (file/credit: Getty Images)

Gov. Dannel Malloy Worries About Salt Shortage After Storm Smacks Connecticut

Though Connecticut experienced another heavy snowfall Thursday, the state escaped a serious hit, with far fewer power outages than originally predicted.

02/13/2014

Snow Plow Rage

‘Snow Rage’ Pits Storm-Weary Residents Against Plow Drivers Just Trying To Do Jobs

People have found themselves fed up with the hassle of plowing, shoveling and salting. In fact, people have been pushed to the edge to the point where they have been taking out their frustrations on plow drivers.

02/11/2014

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Fairfield Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Teen With Autism At Stratford Funeral Home

Fairfield resident Robert J. Purcell is accused of sexually assaulting a teenage boy with autism during the victim’s grandmother’s wake back in April, 2012.

02/05/2014

MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

FBI: 16 Juveniles Rescued In Super Bowl Prostitution Busts

16 juveniles forced into prostitution — including some teens who had been reported missing by their families — were rescued by the FBI in a two-week operation leading up to the Super Bowl, the agency said Tuesday.

02/04/2014

Tom Foley, former U.S. Ambassador to Ireland and businessman, has announced he'll run again as a Republican for governor of Connecticut. He's seen here debating eventual Gov. Dannel Malloy on Oct. 5, 2010 in Hartford. (redit: John Woike-Pool/Getty Images)

Republican Tom Foley Announces Another Bid For Conn. Governor

The Republican from Greenwich who narrowly lost to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in 2010 announced his decision Wednesday at a VFW post in Waterbury.

01/29/2014

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy surveys shoreline damage from Sandy (file/credit: Governor's Office)

Connecticut Officials Reject Sandy Aid Requests For Shoreline Homeowners Looking To Raise Homes

The state sent rejection letters Monday to 94 applicants from Greenwich to East Haven who requested aid to raise their homes under the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.

01/28/2014

Hartford Police Motorcycle (credit: Hartford PD)

State Police: Man Fatally Shot During Police Pursuit In Hartford

According to Connecticut state police, the incident began after two Hartford police officers followed and stopped a vehicle that had been speeding away from an area where gunshots were detected early Saturday.

01/25/2014

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