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Close-up of the damage from the Conn. Metro-North collision. (credit: Fairfield Police)

NTSB Probes Connecticut Metro-North Derailment That Injured 60

Investigators have begun their probe — and have not ruled out foul play — following the derailment and collision of two crowded Metro-North trains in Connecticut.

05/18/2013

This Cessna made a nose landing at Essex County Airport on April 9, 2013. (credit: Essex County Police)

Small Plane Makes Nose Landing At Essex County Airport

The Fairfield Police Department got a 911 call about the emergency landing at around 12:21 p.m.

04/10/2013

Geoffrey Weglarz (Fairfield PD)

Police: Enraged Fairfield Man Throws Food At Pregnant McDonald’s Manager

A Fairfield, Conn. man was arrested after police said he became enraged and threw his food at a McDonald’s worker.

03/27/2013

Giants co-owner John Mara (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Nephew Of Giants Owner John Mara Charged With Felony Assault

The nephew, also named John Mara, was arrested by Fairfield police Friday and posted $150,000 bail.

02/25/2013

The air traffic controller at Essex County Airport in New Jersey could close. (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

FAA Cuts Could Mean Layoffs At Essex County Airport

Significant budget cuts by the Federal Aviation Administration could mean closed air traffic towers and possible layoffs if those in Washington are unable to reach an agreement.

02/23/2013

Bobby Valentine (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Former Red Sox, Mets Manager Bobby Valentine Hired As AD At Sacred Heart

Former Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine has been hired as the athletic director at Sacred Heart University. The university in Fairfield, Conn., said Friday that Valentine’s appointment will be formally announced next Tuesday.

02/22/2013

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Fairfield Couple Named ‘Longest Married’ In U.S.

John and Ann Betar of Connecticut have been married so long they’re getting national recognition.

02/06/2013

Police at the scene of an accident in Fairfield, N.J. on Jan. 8, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Eight People Hurt When Car Goes Out Of Control In Fairfield, N.J.

The incident took place around noon in the parking lot of the Skyline Auto Exchange at 100 Route 46 East, police said.

01/08/2013

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3 Trapped, Injured In Crash Involving Car, Semi In Fairfield, Conn.

Fire crews in Fairfield, Conn., frantically worked early Saturday to rescue several people who were trapped after a crash involving a semi-trailer truck and a car.

12/01/2012

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

Connecticut Shoreline Residents Remain Sad, Frustrated In Wake Of Sandy

Weeks after Superstorm Sandy battered the Tri-State Area, some residents of the Connecticut shoreline will be unable to occupy their homes for weeks if not months.

11/18/2012

Sandy flooding in Connecticut (credit: Governor's Office)

FEMA Mobile Centers Opening In Connecticut

Three FEMA mobile centers are opening this week in Connecticut to help homeowners and businesses affected by Superstorm Sandy.

11/12/2012

Nor'easter drops plenty of snow in Short Hills , New Jersey. (credit: Neerja Mishra)

Nor’easter Deals Windy, Snowy & Stinging Blow To Storm-Weary Tri-State Area

The storm dropped 3.9 inches of snow in Central Park as of 11 p.m. Wednesday night. In fact, this storm was on track to be the biggest snowstorm on record in October or November. The previous record in Central Park for those months was 4.4 inches in November of 1989.

11/07/2012

Oakland beach in Rye, N.Y. as Hurricane Sandy approaches on Oct. 29, 2012. (credit: Michelle Fraioli via Facebook)

Police: ‘Blackout Bandits’ Charged In Rye For Burglaries Following Sandy

Smith and Trully have been charges with six counts of burglary or attempted burglary in Rye, but police have linked them to a total of 35 robberies from Westchester to Connecticut since Sandy hit.

11/07/2012

A boarded up structure in Fairfield, Conn. ahead of Hurricane Sandy's arrival - Oct. 29, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Conn. Governor Malloy Issues ‘Katrina-Like Warning’ To Residents Who Defied Evacuation Orders

At a news conference, Malloy urged anyone trapped in their home by water to move to the highest point possible. That includes the roof for those in single-floor homes, Malloy said.

10/29/2012

Prepping for Hurricane Sandy by pumping water from lake Como in Belmar, N.J. (CBS 2)

Jersey Shore Readies For Hurricane Sandy To Come Ashore; River Towns Also Prepare

Having heard scary reports about Hurricane Sandy possibly making a direct hit on New Jersey next week, residents were taking it seriously Friday.

10/26/2012

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