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A woman smokes an e-cigarette. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Conn. Woman Claims Underage Kids Used Her Address To Buy Banned E-Cigarettes

In Darien, Conn., some underage children believe they may have found a way to get their hands on outlawed e-cigarettes.


A flooded street can be seen on Long Island on Dec. 9, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Army Corp Of Engineers Agrees To Help Find Ways To Curb Fairfield Co. Flooding

Help to stem the tide of flooding Fairfield County is on the way.


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Controversial Painting Featuring Mother Teresa Among Pro-Choicers Defaced At Trumbull Library

First Selectman Tim Herbst said some witnesses reported seeing a woman vandalizing a painting that depicts Mother Teresa standing alongside pro-choice advocates.


Stamford High School English teacher Danielle Watkins is being held on bond after allegedly having a sexual relationship with a student. (Credit: Stamford Police Department.)

Stamford Teacher Sentenced To Prison For Inappropriate Relationships With Students

A former Stamford High School teacher who reportedly had sex with one of her students and supplied marijuana to others was sentenced to prison Wednesday.


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Poll Shows Connecticut Gov. Malloy’s Approval Slipping Among Key Groups

Poll director Doug Schwartz said what’s surprising, however, is the governor’s waning support among Connecticut Democrats.


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Connecticut Reconsiders Ban On Smoking In Cars With Kids

Connecticut lawmakers are again considering a bill that would prevent people from smoking in a motor vehicle when there’s a young child inside.



2 Dead Skunks Found With ‘Obama Stinks’ Sign In Fairfield, Conn.

Police in Fairfield, Connecticut, are investigating the discovery of two dead skunks with a sign reading “Obama Stinks.”


FILE -- A gamblers plays a slot machine at Mohegan Sun casino in Uncasville, Conn.  (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Some Connecticut Lawmakers Want To Place Bets On Expanded Gambling

Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff said both major tribal casinos in Connecticut are strongly in favor of setting up slots and gaming tables near the state’s borders to attract Connecticut residents who now cross the line to gamble.


Sign outside Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. - Dec. 14, 2012 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Sandy Hook Advisory Commission To Present Final Report to Gov. Malloy

The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission will wrap up its work Friday, more than two years after the Newtown shootings.



Connecticut Safety Measures Lead To Dramatic Reduction In Truck Driver Fatalities

Mike Riley, head of the Motor Transport Association of Connecticut, attributes the improvement to a more intense focus on the drivers themselves — measures such as alcohol and drug testing and required medical exams.


In this file picture taken, 12 April 1995, Mother Teresa smiles as she poses for photographers in Calcutta.  (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Controversial Painting Featuring Mother Teresa Temporarily Taken Down At Trumbull Library

Trumbull First Selectman Timothy M. Herbst ordered the painting temporarily removed from the town library until there’s a formal agreement in place protecting the town from liability.


I-95 in Bridgeport, Conn (credit: Wikimedia Commons)

Connecticut To Conduct Study On Electronic Tolls

The Federal Highway Administration has approved a study of an electronic toll system in Connecticut.


Norwalk Police Officer Neil Robertson (Courtesy Norwalk PD)

Quick-Thinking Norwalk Police Officer Saves Driver From Oncoming Train

Just before 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, traffic was backed up on Cross Street when Officer Neil Robertson noticed the SUV directly in the path of the oncoming train.


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Calls Grow For Tolls At Connecticut Borders

Better car mileage has led to a reduction in the amount of money collected from the state’s gas tax, prompting lawmakers to search for a new funding source to pay for much-needed highway and bridge repairs.


FILE -- Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Connecticut Lawmakers Scramble After Budget Miscalculation

Ben Barnes, the governor’s budget chief, acknowledged Tuesday that Malloy’s proposal for the new fiscal year beginning July 1 exceeds the state’s constitutional cap on spending by about $55 million.