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A Metro-North train enters a station in Bridgeport, Conn. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Connecticut Lawmakers To Hear From Metro-North President At Operations Briefing

State Rep. Gail Lavielle, of Wilton, said she plans to press for an update on providing Wi-Fi for every passenger who needs to work on a laptop while traveling on the train.

05/11/2015

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‘Monsignor Meth’ Kevin Wallin Sentenced To 5-Plus Years For Drug Distribution In Connecticut

The 63-year-old priest in Bridgeport received methamphetamine in the mail from California suppliers and supplied a New York distributor.

05/07/2015

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Authorities: Former Newtown Police Sergeant Ran Drug Ring

Steven Santucci engaged in importing and selling high-powered drugs such as oxycodone, federal prosecutors said.

05/06/2015

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Blumenthal: Time For Computers On Senate Floor

Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal is among those fighting for a technological update.

05/06/2015

Tyub Mohammed is accused of sexually assaulting a woman in a Stamford, Conn., elevator in April 2015. (credit: Stamford Police Department)

Stamford Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Woman In Elevator

Tyub Mohammed, 21, waited in a West Side parking garage, saw the woman park her car and then followed her into the elevator just after midnight on April 24, police said.

05/05/2015

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Bridgeport Officials Weigh Proposal Targeting Dirt Bikes On City Streets

City Council President Tom McCarthy says a tougher ordinance is on the table, one that would boost fines up to $2,000 to retrieve an impounded back.

05/04/2015

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Study Gives 6 Connecticut Counties Failing Grades When It Comes To Air Quality

The American Lung Association gives six counties, including Fairfield, a failing grade.

04/29/2015

Crews examine the separation on the Metro North "Walk Bridge" over the Norwalk River (Tom Kaminski/Chopper 880)

Norwalk Bridge Replacement Heads Toward Design Phase

Gov. Dan Malloy provided an update on one of the largest transportation issues facing Connecticut– replacing the walk railroad bridge in Norwalk.

04/29/2015

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Connecticut Lawmaker: GOP Has Plan To Help Pay For Malloy’s Transportation Overhaul

State Sen. Toni Boucher said Republicans in Hartford have come up with a plan that would redirect bonding, freeing up an extra $1 billion a year.

04/27/2015

Connecticut Gov. Dannel  Malloy. (credit: CBS2)

Malloy: Relationship With MTA Has Improved Since Metro-North Mishaps

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Friday he believes the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has a “more respectful attitude” toward the state in the wake of various crises involving the Metro-North Railroad.

04/24/2015

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Connecticut Lawmaker Wants To Move Forward With New Stamford Parking Garage

As one of the older parking garages at the Stamford Transportation Center crumbles, a new garage is needed now more than ever, a state lawmaker says.

04/22/2015

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Connecticut Senator Pushes For Eradication Of Plastic Grocery Bags

On Earth Day, Connecticut officials are pushing for an effort to ban plastic bags in the state.

04/21/2015

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Connecticut Looks To Tighten Boating Laws After Death Of Greenwich Teen

Sen. Scott Frantz, R-Greenwich, is pushing for a law that would require boating operators to be at least 16 years old and to have a solid background in towing and boating safety.

04/21/2015

Gov. Dannel Malloy speaks during his inauguration on Jan. 7, 2015. (credit: Jessica Hill/Pool Photo)

Gov. Malloy Lauds Job Creation Numbers In Recent Report

Gov. Dannel Malloy believes the state is now well poised to recover some of the growth lost in the so-called “Great Recession.”

04/20/2015

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Connecticut Bill Would Fine Some Businesses Not Paying Workers $15 An Hour

A bill being considered in Hartford calls for fines of $1 an hour for every worker on the job who’s earning less than $15.

04/20/2015

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