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Commuters board a train in Stamford, Conn. on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Metro-North Boosts Trains Running From Conn. To NYC

Metro North says trains will be operating at about 65 percent capacity beginning Wednesday with five additional peak trains. That’s up from 50 percent since the disruption began.

10/02/2013

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Malloy Announces School Security Grants; Expert Wants Anti-Bullying Funds

Schools in 36 districts across Connecticut will receive $5 million in state grants to improve security in response to the Newtown school shootings, Malloy announced Wednesday.

09/19/2013

Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (C) waves to supporters from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 1963 on the Mall in Washington DC during the "March on Washington". (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Nation Marks 50th Anniversary Of Martin Luther King’s ‘I Have A Dream’ Speech

Organizers said sites in nearly every state rang their bells at 3 p.m. their time Wednesday or at 3 p.m. EDT, the hour when King delivered his speech in Washington.

08/28/2013

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton (credit: Danbury Mayor's Office)

Danbury Mayor ‘Testing The Waters’ For Possible Gubernatorial Run

On Wednesday morning, Mayor Mark Boughton sent out a cryptic, Bruce Springsteen-inspired tweet that said, “Tramps like us — Baby we were born to run.”

08/14/2013

Photo credit: Lou Young/CBS 2)

4 Bodies Recovered From Scene Of Connecticut Plane Crash

Four bodies have been recovered, after a small plane crashed in East Haven, Conn. – leaving two houses in flames.

08/10/2013

A portion of the new I-95 NB Q-Bridge that will temporarily carry I-95 SB. (credit: Conn. DOT/i95newhaven.com)

New Q Bridge Span Opens To Traffic In New Haven

The state Department of Transportation says work on the highways southbound was completed on Sunday instead of Monday, when it was expected to finish.

07/29/2013

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Malloy Announces New Microgrid System To Keep Power On In Storms

The microgrids – small versions of electricity systems that generate, distribute and regulate the flow of electricity – were among numerous recommendations to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy from a committee looking into the impacts of lengthy power outages after Tropical Storm Irene in August 2011 and a freak snowstorm two months later.

07/24/2013

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx (C) meets with Conn. officials, July 22, 2013. (credit: Twitter/Gov. Dannel Malloy)

New Federal Transportation Secretary Meets With Conn. Lawmakers

Secy. Anthony Foxx said investing in the nation’s transportation system is the greatest example of what one generation can do for the next.

07/22/2013

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Malloy: Klan Is Not Welcome In Connecticut

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Wednesday told Ku Klux Klan members who left fliers in Milford this week that they are not welcome in the state.

07/10/2013

An all-terrain vehicle on a beach (file / credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Malloy Vetoes Bill Allowing ATVs At State Parks And Beaches To Protect Birds

Just days before the holiday weekend, Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy vetoed a bill that would have allowed all-terrain vehicles at state parks and beaches.

07/05/2013

Rifle (file / credit: clipart.com)

New Connecticut Gun Laws Begin Taking Effect Today

Parts of Connecticut’s law addressing the Newtown school massacre, including the creation of new credentials to purchase long guns and ammunition, took effect Monday.

07/01/2013

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy looks up after signing a gun-control bill April 4, 2013 in Hartford, Connecticut (Photo by Christopher Capozziello/Getty Images)

Some Conn. Gun Control Provisions To Go Into Effect Monday

Beginning Monday, people can begin applying for new credentials to purchase long guns and ammunition. Such credentials will eventually be required to buy ammo, rifles and shot guns.

06/30/2013

Supreme Court Gay Marriage Decisions Celebrated In West Village

Crowds Rally In NYC To Celebrate High Court’s Ruling On DOMA

Crowds rallied in the West Village Wednesday, celebrating the Supreme Court’s decision Wednesday striking down a provision of a federal law that denied federal benefits to gay married couples.

06/26/2013

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Poll: Republican Challenger Tom Foley Bests Conn. Gov. Dan Malloy

Poll Director Doug Schwartz told WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau that only 44 percent of those questioned said Malloy deserves to be reelected, while 46 said he doesn’t deserve it.

06/19/2013

NTSB investigators on the scene of a Metro-North train derailment and crash in Connecticut. (credit: NTSB/Flickr)

Conn. Rail Council Wants Answers On Bridgeport Derailment As Dissolution Nears

It will be up to Gov. Dannel Malloy and legislative leaders to appoint members to the new Connecticut Commuter Rail Council.

06/17/2013

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