Fran Schneidau

FILE -- PSEG Long Island building in Melville (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Officials Concerned Ice, Wind Could Lead To Widespread Power Outages

Ice and wind are the biggest causes of outages, PSEG Long Island spokeswoman Elizabeth Flagler said.

02/02/2015

Courtroom/File (Photo: CBS 2)

Conn. Boarding School Accused Of Not Reporting Sexual Assaults Of Students

A federal lawsuit says officials at the exclusive Indian Mountain School in Salisbury did nothing as students were sexually assaulted and blackmailed into keeping silent.

01/30/2015

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Connecticut Senator Looks To Change Law To Allow Tesla Sales

Connecticut law currently protects car dealerships by preventing car manufacturers from selling directly to customers.

01/29/2015

State troopers watching I-95 in Connecticut as travel ban is partially lifted. (credit: Lou Young/CBS2)

Some Parts Of Connecticut See More Than Foot Of Snow

A fierce nor’easter dropped a foot of snow or more over much of Connecticut, hitting hardest in the eastern part of the state.

01/27/2015

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (file/credit: Getty Images)

Connecticut Gov. Malloy Declares State Of Emergency, 9 P.M. Travel Ban In Effect

The National Weather Service is warning of a two-day snowfall of 20 to 30 inches and winds gusting more than 30 mph to as much as 75 mph.

01/26/2015

Morning Snow

Blizzard Warning Issued As Major Snowstorm Takes Aim At Tri-State Area

Blizzard conditions with heavy snow and powerful winds are possible in both cities starting Monday and into Tuesday, and snow should arrive in some areas before daybreak — just in time for the start of the work week.

01/25/2015

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Snow, Sleet And Freezing Rain Blow Into Tri-State Area

A messy mix of rain, snow and sleet is expected to hit the Tri-State area as part of a winter storm system moving up the Eastern seaboard this weekend.

01/23/2015

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

Connecticut Teen Reported Missing Found Safe

A 14-year-old Fairfield, Conn., boy who was reported missing last month has been found.

01/23/2015

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (file/credit: Getty Images)

Malloy’s Transportation Agenda Includes Widening I-84 In Danbury

At a news conference Thursday in Danbury, Malloy said he will unveil a five-year ramp-up plan with a 25-year construction phase, WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported.

01/22/2015

An M-8 rail car on the Metro-North Railroad's  New Haven line (file/credit: Patrick Cashin/MTA)

Commuter Action Group Speaks Out About Lack Of Bathrooms At New Connecticut Rail Stations

The new train stations in Connecticut might impress passengers as they first walk in, but they won’t have one thing: bathrooms.

01/21/2015

Daniel Sellner (credit: YouTube)

Danbury Police Officer Fired For Allegedly Using Excessive Force

Daniel Sellner, a 19-year veteran, was fired after allegedly using excessive force against a young man he had in handcuffs.

01/21/2015

An M-8 rail car on the Metro-North Railroad's  New Haven line (file/credit: Patrick Cashin/MTA)

Metro-North Has Lofty Goals For On-Time Performance Despite Ongoing Maintenance Projects

Metro-North has laid out its maintenance agenda and projected on-time performance for 2015.

01/20/2015

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Connecticut Senator Pushes To Repair Highway, Railroad Infrastructure

More and more Connecticut lawmakers are convinced that funds must be set aside strictly for repairing highway and railroad infrastructure.

01/20/2015

FILE -- The National Mall and Washington Monument is seen from the rooftop of the U.S. Capitol in Washington. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Connecticut Pols Continue Push For DC Memorial Honoring Black Soldiers In American Revolution

Sen. Richard Blumenthal said the black soldiers fought to liberate America even as their own rights and liberties were denied.

01/19/2015

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

Newtown School Panel Working On Final Details Of Report

The chairman of a panel created by Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to recommend public safety changes in the wake of the Newtown school shooting says the group hopes to have final recommendations approved by next month.

01/16/2015

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