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Mitt Romney in Hartford (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Romney Makes Conn. Campaign Stop; Bloomberg Calls Him ‘Formidable Challenger’

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is making stops in Connecticut and Rhode Island in advance of this month’s Republican presidential primaries in both states.

04/11/2012

(Credit: Sophia Hall/ WCBS 880

Rallies Take Place In Hempstead, Hartford In Support Of Trayvon Martin

Activists in Hartford are holding a rally today to call for justice in the killing of Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer. A rally is also taking place in Hempstead on Long Island in support of the victim.

03/31/2012

Metro-North Railroad (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

New Haven Line Commuters May Get Reprieve On Four Percent Fare Hike

A powerful committee in Hartford has taken a big step in favor of New Haven Line commuters, reports WCBS 880’s Connecticut bureau chief Fran Schneidau.

03/30/2012

Austin Cyr (credit: National Center for Missing and Exploited Children) and Henry Ralph Manning (credit: State Police)

Alerts Issued In Conn. For Missing Hartford, Brookfield Teens

Authorities say 16-year-old Austin Cyr disappeared from Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford last Thursday and 17-year-old Henry Ralph Manning went missing from Brookfield on Friday.

03/13/2012

U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Sen. Joe Lieberman’s Connecticut Office Reports Suspicious Mail

The office was briefly evacuated Thursday afternoon while law enforcement responders removed the suspicious mail for testing.

02/23/2012

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

Public Meeting Today On Gov. Malloy’s Education Plan

In Hartford today, the public gets its first chance to speak out on Gov. Dan Malloy’s education reform plan.

02/21/2012

Storm damage - Ridgefield, CT - Oct 29, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Connecticut Storm Review Panel Meeting To Discuss Handling Of Oct. Snowstorm

Panel co-chair Joe McGee says the committee will focus on better preparedness for faster recovery from intensifying storms.

11/09/2011

JetBlue Plane Stranded (credit: CBS 2)

JetBlue Begins Refunding Passengers Stranded On Bradley Airport Tarmac

Five JetBlue flights were snowbound at Bradley International Airport in Hartford on Saturday. Passengers were stuck on one plane for eight hours.

11/04/2011

Sean Avery (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Report: Rangers To Recall Agitator Sean Avery

Rangers fans have seen enough. They want Sean Avery, exiled in Hartford of the AHL, back on John Tortorella’s bench.

WFAN–10/31/2011

Scot King (file / credit: Remember The Wounded Ride)

U.S. Marine Scot King Riding Through Connecticut On Lower 48 Tour For The Wounded

The wounded from the current wars return stateside to a hornet’s nest of red tape, says Scot King, a retired Marine corporal.

10/11/2011

Morning dawns on the Old Greenwich section of Greenwich, CT - Aug 29, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Connecticut Cleans Up After Deadly Irene Slams The State

Two deaths in Connecticut were being attributed to Tropical Storm Irene, which knocked out power to more than 700,000 utility customers and swept some shorefront homes into the sea.

08/29/2011

Gov. Dan Malloy holds a meeting about Hurricane Irene - Aug 25, 2011 (credit: Governor's Office)

Connecticut Continues Preparations As Hurricane Irene Approaches

Connecticut would be among the areas in the Tri-State that would likely get the brunt of the force of Hurricane Irene.

08/26/2011

The Stamford Metro-North Station - File Photo

Commuters Sound Off At New Haven Line Fare Hike Hearing

Fares are likely going up on Metro-North Railroad’s New Haven Line, but by how much? Commuters got their say at two hearings in Stamford on Tuesday.

08/24/2011

A Metro-North train is seen in Stamford, CT - Aug 28, 2009 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Hearings Today In Stamford On New Haven Line Fare Hikes

If you have something to say about fares on Metro-North Railroad’s New Haven Line, find some room in your schedule today and make it to Stamford.

08/23/2011

Connecticut State Capitol - Hartford, CT - File / Photo: Connecticut General Assembly and the League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund, Inc.

Connecticut State Workers Approve New Concessions Deal

Leaders of Connecticut’s unionized state employees say rank-and-file members have voted to ratify a labor savings and concessions agreement.

08/18/2011

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