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Police say weapons and explosive devices were found in a Fairfield home (credit: CBS 2)

Fairfield Police Chief Back At Work Weeks After Suffering Head Injuries In Crash

Fairfield Police Chief Gary MacNamara was waiting for the light to change at Reef and Post roads on Oct. 21 when his unmarked police cruiser was rear-ended by an SUV.


A Connecticut Light & Power truck (credit: Michael Guerrera/WTIC)

CL&P Customers Await Decision On Rate Hikes

A decision by the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority on the increase will come by mid-December.


FILE -- People vote in Conn. (credit: Christopher Capozziello/Getty Images)

2 Hartford Poll Sites Stay Open Late Following Delays

The polls were open just minutes on Election Day when problems surfaced in Hartford, delaying voters, including Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.


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

New Poll Gives Malloy Slight Lead Over Foley In Connecticut Governor’s Race

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican challenger Tom Foley are competing for last-minute votes as new polling shows the Democratic incumbent leading slightly in the tight race.


Two human skulls found at a garbage processing station in Stamford, Conn. (credit: Stamford Police Department)

Police Find Owner Of 2 Human Skulls Found At Transfer Station In Stamford; Skulls Taken To Medical Examiner

Police said the skulls were discovered by a worker sifting through garbage on Thursday. A mandible and several books on Satan and witchcraft were also found.


The Stamford DMV is allowing residents to sign up for appointments online. (credit: Connecticut Department of Motor Veicles website)

No Waiting At The DMV? Stamford Tests Appointment System

Spokesman Bill Seymour said if it works well in Stamford, the appointment scheduling sevice will be expanded to other major DMV offices in the state within the next year.


Ted Kennedy Jr. (file/credit: Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Ex-Senator: Ted Kennedy Jr. Entitled To $200K Donation From State Party

Former Sen. Ed Meyer told WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau that Connecticut lawmakers changed the campaign finance law last spring to allow more money for candidates running for office for the first time.


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

Poll: Malloy, Foley Tied Less Than Week Before Connecticut Governor Vote

The undecided voters will be key in deciding the race, said Douglas Schwartz, director of the Quinnipiac poll.


FILE -- People vote in Conn. (credit: Christopher Capozziello/Getty Images)

Tuesday Is Final Day To Register Before Next Week’s Connecticut Vote

Secretary of the State Denise Merrill said there’s sometimes confusion about what one must do in order to vote in Connecticut.


Ted Kennedy Jr. (file/credit: Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Conn. State Senate Candidate: Opponent Ted Kennedy Jr. Broke Financing Pact

Republican candidate Bruce Wilson said both he and Kennedy signed a pledge to stay within the limits of the state’s financing, roughly $109,000.


A sign for UBS is seen at one of the bank's branches in Bern, Switzerland. (credit: Getty Images)

UBS Puts Stamford Building On The Market

Financial services giant UBS has put its Stamford, Connecticut, building on the market in another sign the Swiss bank is ready to leave.


Sen. Richard Blumenthal (credit: Getty Images)

Blumenthal Demands Answers From Feds About Controversial Guardrails

Earlier this week, a jury found Trinity Highway Products, the company that makes the guardrails, defrauded and misled government officials about its product.


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

Poll Shows Connecticut Governor Race Still Tight

Connecticut’s race for governor remains tight and many voters appear to dislike both major party candidates, according to a new Quinnipiac University Poll.


Texting and driving (credit: CBS 2)

Connecticut DMV Urges Safe Habits During National Teen Driver Safety Week

The Connecticut DMV is urging parents to emphasize the need to lay down strict driving rules for teens, stressing that using the phone while driving is a prohibitive as is drinking or speeding when behind the wheel.


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

Gov. Dannel Malloy, Challenger Tom Foley Address Municipal Leaders In Connecticut

Both candidates spoke at the annual convention of the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities in Hartford. Representatives from more than 120 municipalities were expected to attend the event.