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Former White House Attorney, Michael Farren, Sentenced For Attempted Murder Of Wife

The former White House attorney who has been convicted of the attempted murder of his wife in their New Canaan, Conn., home four years ago will be sentenced Thursday.

09/11/2014

Paul Simon and Edie Brickell appear in court after being arrested on disorderly conduct charges at their New Canaan, Conn. home. (Credit: CBS 2)

Charges Against Paul Simon, Edie Brickell Dropped

Prosecutors are dropping a disorderly conduct case against legendary Grammy award-winning singer Paul Simon and his wife, singer Edie Brickell stemming from a fight at the couple’s home.

06/17/2014

Paul Simon and Edie Brickell appear in court after being arrested on disorderly conduct charges at their New Canaan, Conn. home. (Credit: CBS 2)

Paul Simon, Wife Edie Brickell Back In Court

The couple stood before a judge holding hands during their appearance at Norwalk Superior Court and were told to return on June 17. They did not answer questions from reporters after the hearing.

05/16/2014

Edie Brickell (Rick Diamond/Getty Images Entertainment) Paul Simon (Ian Gavan/Getty Images Entertainment)

Paul Simon, Wife Edie Brickell Downplay Domestic Dispute In Court

New Canaan police said they responded to the couple’s home Saturday night to investigate a “family dispute” after someone called 911 and hung up.

04/28/2014

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New Canaan Police Officer Honored For Saving Baby Boy

Officer Ronald Bentley Jr. responded to a family emergency on Jan. 13. The couple’s 4-month-old baby boy had stopped breathing and was blue by the time Officer Bentley went to work on him.

01/28/2014

Young swimmers wearing Swimbands (credit: Wahooo Swim Monitor System)

New Canaan Swimming Facility Installs High-Tech Swimmer Protection System

Now, not only is Kiwanis Park staffed by lifeguards but the mostly children swimmers are protected by a location device called the Wahooo Swim Monitor System.

06/23/2013

Sandy's damage in Connecticut (credit: Governor's Office)

Thousands Remain Without Power In Connecticut As Nor’easter Brews

Power is slowly getting restored in New Canaan, but officials said they are concerned now that a Nor’Easter is brewing.

11/05/2012

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Final Disposition Set In Case Of Jogger Killed By Teen Driver In New Canaan

The end is near for a tragic case that has led to a greater focus on distracted driving in Connecticut.

10/23/2012

Cell Phone Driver (file / credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Connecticut Seeks Money To Help Crack Down On Distracted Drivers

New Canaan police have made educating young drivers on the dangers of distracted driving a priority since the tragic accident in March that left a jogger dead and changed the lives of two families.

10/19/2012

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Clean-Up Continues After Massive Storms Pound Tri-State Area

The powerful storms broke the heat, but left downed trees, power lines and other damage in its wake and knocking out power to thousands of customers.

07/19/2012

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New Canaan Police Plan Distracted Driving Forum After Jogger’s Death

After a jogger was killed by a distracted driver, a Connecticut town is planning a forum on the dangers of driving while distracted, WCBS 880 Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported.

05/16/2012

Mike Wallace attends the Henry A. Grunwald Awards Luncheon on September 19, 2007 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Legendary ’60 Minutes’ Correspondent Mike Wallace Dead At Age 93

Wallace died Saturday night surrounded by family at the Waveny Care Center in New Canaan, Conn., said CBS spokesman Kevin Tedesco. He also had a home in Manhattan.

04/08/2012

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Connecticut Lacrosse League Accused Of Gender Discrimination

A youth lacrosse league in one of America’s richest towns is facing a lawsuit alleging it discriminates against girls by providing them fewer resources than boys.

01/13/2012

Mary Fetchet testifies before a Senate committee - Washington, DC (file / credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

WCBS 880 9/11 Series: Mary Fetchet Keeps Moving Forward With Voices Of September 11th

Mary Fetchet, co-founder of Voices of September 11th, is relieved that Osama Bin Laden is dead, but doesn’t want to dwell on it. Her 24-year-old son Brad was killed on 9/11.

09/02/2011

Dante Turenzio works on a tree damaged by Irene - New Canaan, CT - Aug 31, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Connecticut Still A Mess After Irene; More Than 350K Without Power

About 370,000 utility customers in Connecticut remain without power, several days after Tropical Storm Irene blew through the Nutmeg State.

08/31/2011

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