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U.S. DOE Investigating ‘Scream Rooms’ At Middletown, Conn. School

Federal education officials have launched a civil rights investigation into a Connecticut elementary school’s practice of isolating students with disabilities in small rooms when they have emotional outbursts.

01/31/2012

Farm Hill Elementary School

Parents Furious Over Apparent Use Of ‘Scream Rooms’ Inside Middletown, Conn. Elementary School

Two “time-out” rooms were implemented two years ago for special needs students. But with growing community concern about their use, the school district drafted a new support plan to deal with students who act up.

01/11/2012

Wesleyan University - Middletown, CT (file / credit: Wesleyan University)

Man Found Not Guilty By Insanity In Deadly Wesleyan Shooting

A Massachusetts man was found not guilty by reason of insanity Friday in the 2009 shooting death of a Wesleyan University student after a trial that portrayed him as anti-Semitic and mentally ill as he stalked and harassed the young woman.

12/16/2011

Visitors at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, N.J., view  the "Empty Sky" memorial on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011. (AP Photo/Jim Gerberich)

9/11 Observances Take Place Across Garden State

New Jerseyans across the state are marking the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks with events offering a poignant mixture of sadness and hope while honoring the 746 state residents killed on that day.

09/11/2011

Police Car - New Haven, CT (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Connecticut Holding Training Conference After Rash Of Police Suicides

No one has a good explanation for why four Connecticut police officers killed themselves from April to June. For law enforcement officials gathering at a conference Wednesday, the most important question now is how to prevent others from taking their own lives.

08/10/2011

Fog was thick at the site of the deadly SUV crash in Milltown, NJ on July 4, 2011. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Investigation Continues Into Tragic Holiday Crash On Garden State Parkway

Survivor Vincent Whiteaker tells CBS 2 that a black BMW sped by, cut them off and forced their SUV to swerve.

07/05/2011

Foggy skies and gas from a refinery caused a suspicious glow in New Jersey on Saturday night. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Two Teens Among Three Killed In Deadly Garden State Parkway Crash

A family of six and a family friend were in the SUV when it wrecked. The survivors are in critical condition.

07/04/2011

Orange County Gets Federal Help In War On Drugs

Orange County admits that it has problems with the Bloods and the Latin Kings gangs.

06/21/2011

New Yorkers celebrate death of Osama Bin Laden (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

SOUND OFF: Tell Us Your Reaction To Osama Bin Laden’s Death

It was news New Yorkers had been waiting almost 10 long years for: Osama bin Laden is dead.

05/02/2011

Fourteen-year-old Kristen Grazioso places balloons on a carved stone Monday, May 2, 2011, in Middletown, N.J., that  honors her father, who was killed in the attacks on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. (credit: Mel Evans/AP)

Middletown Residents React To Death Of Osama Bin Laden

Nearly one-fourth of those killed in the Sept. 11 attacks were New Jersey residents. Middletown lost 37 residents that day, the second highest 9/11 toll among New Jersey towns.

05/02/2011

Firefighters on the scene at Statesir Place in Middletown, N.J. on April 19, 2011 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Four People Killed In Middletown, N.J. Fire

A six-alarm fire destroyed a split-level home on Statesir Place in Middletown. One person survived.

04/19/2011

Jon Bon Jovi (credit: AP)

Cops: Burglar Ransacks Bon Jovi’s N.J. Waterfront Mansion

Authorities said they’ve nabbed a burglar who stole $100,000 in jewelry from Jon Bon Jovi’s New Jersey home and also robbed three of the rocker’s neighbors.

04/15/2011

Keith Gruber Booking Photo

NY Man Jailed After Bringing Beer To DWI Hearing

Keith Gruber, a 49-year-old Sullivan County man, was held without bail after he showed up 90 minutes late to his DWI hearing with an open can of beer and intoxicated, authorities said.

03/22/2011

The Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz is seen at an Election Night gathering - Hartford, CT - Nov 2, 2010

Connecticut’s Susan Bysiewicz Eyes U.S. Senate

Former Connecticut Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz says she’s running for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Joe Lieberman in 2012.

01/18/2011

The SeaStreak ferry "Wall Street" - File / Photo: SeaStreak, LLC

Elderly Man Rescued After Jumping From Ferry

A 71-year-old man who jumped off a New York-bound SeaStreak Ferry was quickly rescued from the frigid ocean waters by the quick-acting crew.

01/13/2011

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