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A snow plow stands ready - Ridgefield, CT - Feb 29, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Snowy Conditions Blamed For Death In Newburgh

AThe accident happened on Route 32 and occurred when ice forced a vehicle traveling northbound to spin out and strike a car in the southbound lane.

02/29/2012

Mitt Romney at the Republican Presidential debate - Mesa, AZ - Feb 22, 2012 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Connecticut Republicans Gear Up For Romney Fundraiser

It’s election season and at least one candidate will be dropping by along the gold coast in Fairfield County to pick up some campaign cash.

02/23/2012

Gas Pump (file / credit: David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Gas Prices On The Upswing Despite No Increase In Demand

It looks like the dip in gasoline prices is behind us, according to oil analyst Peter Beutel. He says it’s unusual for this time of year, since winter is far from over.

02/10/2012

Fireplace (file / credit: clipart.com)

Winter Reminder: Beware The Danger Of Your Chimney

It’s cold outside and that will have a lot of people flocking to their fireplaces, but beware, there could be danger above.

01/03/2012

The winners of the $254 million Powerball jackpot (credit: CBS 2)

Greenwich Hedge Fund Powerball Winners Say There’s No ‘Secret Winner’

Three Connecticut money managers awarded a $254 million Powerball jackpot say there’s no fourth participant despite a claim they’re covering for a winner who wants to stay anonymous.

11/29/2011

The winners of the $254 million Powerball jackpot (credit: CBS 2)

Greenwich Hedge Fund Managers Come Forward To Claim $254 Million Powerball Jackpot

It may have taken three weeks but the winners of the largest lottery jackpot in Connecticut history have finally come forward.

11/28/2011

Powerball Numbers 11/2 (credit: Powerball.com)

Connecticut Steps Up Hunt For $254 Million Powerball Lottery Winner

Lottery officials have launched a statewide billboard campaign calling on folks to check their tickets.They’re also using lottery display screens to urge players to check their tickets and the winner to come forward.

11/15/2011

The winning Powerball ticket was sold at this Stamford store. (credit: CBS 2)

Stamford Still Wondering Who Won Massive Powerball Payout

With the winning ticket having been sold in Fairfield County, speculation is rampant as to who the big winner is.

11/04/2011

Metro-North Railroad station - Fairfield, CT (file / credit: MTA)

Parking Problems Persist At Fairfield County Train Stations

New Haven Line commuters often wait for years and years before they get their hands on a parking permit at any of the train stations along the line.

10/24/2011

Deer Crossing (credit: clipart.com)

Connecticut Warns Drivers Of Deer Crossing Roads

State wildlife biologist Howard Kilpatrick says from now through December, there may be 3,000 or more deer-car collisions just in Fairfield County.

10/12/2011

Gas Pump (credit: clipart.com)

Oil Analyst Sees Lower Gas Prices Ahead For Tri-State Area

Oil analyst Peter Beutel says that while the current national average for a gallon of regular gas is $3.45, here in our metropolitan area, the price is at least 40 cents higher.

10/03/2011

Dante Turenzio works on a tree damaged by Irene - New Canaan, CT - Aug 31, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Connecticut Still A Mess After Irene; More Than 350K Without Power

About 370,000 utility customers in Connecticut remain without power, several days after Tropical Storm Irene blew through the Nutmeg State.

08/31/2011

UBS Logo (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

UBS Announcing Plans For Future In (Or Out Of) Stamford

A news conference was scheduled for 3 p.m. Tuesday at the UBS Stamford headquarters, which includes the world’s largest trading floor. Officials aren’t saying what the announcement will be.

08/23/2011

Chris Shays (file / credit: AP)

Report: Connecticut’s Chris Shays Moves Closer To U.S. Senate Run

It was a bitter defeat when Republican Rep. Chris Shays lost his Congressional seat in Fairfield County to Democrat Jim Himes during the 2008 Obama sweep.

08/10/2011

Gas Pumps (credit: clipart.com)

Analyst: Fairfield County Should Expect Lower Gas Prices Soon

Oil analyst Peter Beutel says prices are dropping and they should be reflected at the pump soon.

08/10/2011

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