Mayor Bill Finch
When the Fairchild Wheeler Interdistrict Magnet Campus opens later this month, 750 ninth and 10th graders chosen by lottery will grace the halls as the first two classes of the state-of-the-art school.
About 700 people were on board the trains when one heading east from New York City’s Grand Central Station to New Haven derailed about 6:10 p.m. just outside Bridgeport, Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials said.
Authorities said that April Robles pretended to shoot people with the toy gun earlier this month.
Officials hold a series of gun buyback events in New Haven and Bridgeport in the aftermath of the Newtown school massacre.
Dan Malloy has defeated Republican Tom Foley to become the first Democrat in two decades to be elected governor of Connecticut.