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Powerful Storms Bring Rain, Hail & Lightning To Heat-Smothered Tri-State

The storms brought rain, hail and lightning with them, bringing sudden changes in the sticky weather that lingered for days over the region

06/22/2012

The New Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge along I-95 - New Haven, CT - Jun 22, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Ribbon Cut On New I-95 Bridge In New Haven

Friday morning, Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, and other officials cut the ribbon on the new Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge, also known as the Q Bridge.

06/22/2012

(credit: Alexion)

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Returning To New Haven

A global pharmaceutical company is returning to New Haven as part of Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy’s economic and job growth program, WCBS 880 Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported.

06/19/2012

Drug Manufacturing

Florida Man Charged In $80M Conn. Drug Heist To Be Arraigned

Jonathan J. Einhorn, attorney for Amed Villa, said Villa will plead not guilty when he is arraigned Thursday in U.S. District Court in New Haven.

06/14/2012

Railroad Tracks (file / credit: clipart.com)

Metro-North Employees Honored For Daring Rescue

Four Metro-North Railroad employees were honored Thursday morning at a breakfast in New Haven for a daring rescue along the tracks in West Haven.

04/12/2012

Metro-North Railroad (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

New Haven Line Commuters May Get Reprieve On Four Percent Fare Hike

A powerful committee in Hartford has taken a big step in favor of New Haven Line commuters, reports WCBS 880’s Connecticut bureau chief Fran Schneidau.

03/30/2012

I-95 - New Haven, CT - Mar 29, 2012 (credit: CT DOT)

Connecticut To Study Congestion Pricing On I-95

Connecticut has in hand $1.4 million in federal money and it will use that to test out so-called congestion pricing on I-95 between Greenwich and New Haven.

03/29/2012

(credit: CBS 2)

Doctors Warn ‘Cinnamon Challenge’ Could Be Dangerous

The cinnamon challenge is an old stunt that is making the rounds with a new generation of teens and is popping up all over YouTube and Facebook.

02/29/2012

SUV crashes into New Haven home (credit: CBS 2)

Police Search For Driver Of SUV That Crashed Into New Haven Home

According to investigators, the driver was trying to out run police and lost control.

01/31/2012

Joshua Komisarjevsky (credit: Handout)

Komisarjevsky Formally Sentenced To Death In Cheshire Home Invasion

A Connecticut man has been sentenced to death for killing a woman and her two daughters during a night of terror in their suburban home.

01/27/2012

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Gov. Dan Malloy Sides With Giants In Super Bowl, Pokes Fun At Boston Fans

When it comes to sports, Connecticut is in an interesting position. With the Super Bowl coming up, you have to pick a side. Are you rooting for the New York Giants or the New England Patriots?

01/23/2012

Passengers wait as a Metro-North passenger train approaches the platform. (file/credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Metro-North Rolls Out Quiet Cars On New Haven Line

Cell phone calls and loud games are banned on quiet cars. Riders are also urged to speak in a whisper.

01/09/2012

A new M-8 rail car is seen in Stamford, CT - Mar 1, 2011 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Fares Go Up On The New Haven Line

Tolls went up on the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway. Commuters in Connecticut are dealing with a more expensive ride as well.

01/03/2012

New Haven Mayor John DeStefano (credit: @MayorDeStefano / Twitter)

New Haven Mayor Seeks To Extend Voting Rights To Illegal Immigrants

Already known as a refuge for people from other lands, New Haven is tightening its embrace of newcomers as its mayor seeks to extend voting rights to illegal immigrants and other non-citizens, a policy challenge that comes shortly after attacks on “sanctuary cities” by Republican presidential candidates.

12/20/2011

Cross Bronx Expressway - Bronx, NY - Dec 19, 2011 (credit: NYC DOT)

Transportation Planners Identify Worst Traffic Bottlenecks In NYC Area

Some of the top ten traffic bottlenecks in the New York City area are not in the five boroughs, but those roads that go around them, according to a new study.

12/19/2011

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