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Students in front of Casimir Pulaski Elementary School in Meriden, Conn. (credit: Meriden Schools)

Meriden Superintendent Praises Longer School Day

Thousands of students in five states will be spending more time at school.

11/13/2013

Meriden Police patch (credit: Meriden Police)

Man Dies Following Altercation With Meriden, Conn. Police

The man was pronounced dead at MidState Medical Center in Meriden after doctors tried to medicate him. The man’s name is being withheld until his family is notified. An autopsy is planned.

06/10/2013

Sample Connecticut Driver's License (credit: CT DOT)

Connecticut Legislators Back Driver’s Licenses For Illegal Immigrants

A proposal in Connecticut to expand access to driver’s licenses to immigrants regardless of their legal status has received the support of the governor, legislative leaders and mayors from across the state.

04/30/2013

Surveillance image released by police of suspects wanted in connection with a jewelry store robbery in Fairfield, Conn. (credit: Fairfield Police Department)

Police Release Surveillance Images In Fairfield Jewelry Store Robbery

Anyone with information is asked to call the Fairfield Police Department’s Investigative Bureau at 203-254-4840.

04/29/2013

Lenox Jewelers in Fairfield, Conn. was robbed of more than $4 million on April 11, 2013, police said. (credit: Lou Young/CBS 2)

Cops: Gunmen Kidnap Fairfield, Conn. Store Employees, Rob $4 Million In Jewelry

The manager of Lenox Jewelers in Fairfield and another store employee were blindfolded and taken to the store by two of the suspects, police said.

04/12/2013

A snow-covered street near St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport - Feb. 11, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

The Big Dig Continues In Connecticut; 2 Found Dead In Snow-Covered Car

Monday proved to be a snow day in Connecticut, mostly because people had the same problem they had on Saturday and Sunday. They couldn’t get anywhere.

02/11/2013

Connecticut House Speaker Chris Donovan speaks outside his office - Meriden, CT - Jun 3, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Connecticut House Speaker Chris Donovan Denies His Influence Was Bought

A defiant and emotional Donovan strongly denied that he had any knowledge of money trading hands in exchange for legislation as alleged by federal authorities who arrested the one-time finance director of his congressional campaign.

06/04/2012

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Police: 4-Year-Old Boy Brought Baggies Of Marijuana To Meriden Elementary School

A teacher told police the special needs student at the Hanover Elementary School in Meriden pulled out nine bags of pot, which officials said appeared to be wrapped for sale, from his pocket at snack time Tuesday.

01/25/2012

Reggie, a homeless man, walks the streets - Bridgeport, CT - Sep 18, 2011 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Connecticut Businesses Look To State Gov’t For Confidence Boost, Jobs

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says he and legislative leaders agree on 90 percent of the details of a bill that’s supposed to help grow jobs in the long- and short-term.

10/19/2011

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

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Long Island Man Charged In Connection With 2 Conn. Carjackings

U.S. marshals detained Hotson Neree, of Brentwood, who is accused of carjacking two men in Connecticut at gunpoint has been charged with home invasion, robbery, kidnapping with a firearm and other crimes.

06/24/2011

Gov. Dan Malloy speaks at the State Capitol - Hartford, CT (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy Credits Lawmakers For Helping Economy

Malloy praised Connecticut lawmakers early Thursday for stepping up and working to help him address the state’s budget crisis. He also warned there is more work to be done, calling for a special session.

06/09/2011

Tashawn Bromfield, 16, was gunned down in the Bronx in what police believe was a gang initiation.

Police: Conn. Teen Shot, Killed In Case Of Mistaken Identity

A mother in Meriden, Conn., is coping with unspeakable heartache Monday night after her teenage son was gunned down in a drive-by shooting in the Bronx.

08/16/2010