Jim Himes

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

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy Unveils Plan To Pay For Walk Bridge Replacement

Gov. Dannel Malloy announced Thursday the Connecticut Department of Transportation’s plan for closing the $188 million funding gap toward the $465 million project.

10/02/2014

FILE - NYPD officers gather at the edge of Times Square. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYPD Says It Is Not Aware Of Any Specific Terror Threat Against The City

Mayor Bill de Blasio says New York City is “constantly vigilant” against any terror threat posed by recent violence in Iraq.

06/18/2014

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

Metro-North New Haven Line Upgrades Almost Done

A major upgrade to Metro-North’s New Haven line is nearly complete — and it should help cut the number of stalled trains on the commuter railroad.

05/06/2014

Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens was killed by a mob in Libya on Sept. 11, 2012. (credit: Mahmud Turkia/AFP/GettyImages)

U.S. Officials Say Libya Consulate Attack May Have Been Targeted On 9/11 Anniversary

Ambassador Chris Stevens, 52, was killed when he and a group of embassy employees went to the consulate to try to evacuate staff as the building came under attack by a mob guns and rocket-propelled grenades.

09/12/2012

Chris Shays (file / credit: AP)

Report: Connecticut’s Chris Shays Moves Closer To U.S. Senate Run

It was a bitter defeat when Republican Rep. Chris Shays lost his Congressional seat in Fairfield County to Democrat Jim Himes during the 2008 Obama sweep.

08/10/2011

Rep. Christopher Shays speaks at a news conference - Washington, DC - Aug 6, 2008 (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Chris Shays Reportedly Eyes Joe Lieberman’s Senate Seat

He was a popular Congressman ousted by Democrat Jim Himes, who won the seat in the President Barack Obama sweep in 2008.

07/29/2011

Dan Malloy (Credit: AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Clinton Stumps For Malloy In Conn. Governor’s Race

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – With public opinion polls showing a tight race for governor in Connecticut, both major party candidates spent the final weekend before the election trying to boost turnout at the polls, and […]

10/31/2010

A Social Security Card - Graphic: AP

It’s Official: No Social Security Increase Next Year

To make up for the lack of a cost of living adjustment, members of Congress are pushing for a one-time payment of $250 for seniors.

10/15/2010