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The United States Coast Guard Cutter Baque Eagle in New London, Conn. (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

One Tank Trips: The Coast Guard Cutter Barque Eagle In New London

A tall ship with a rich history could be just the thing for you and your family this summer, as WCBS 880’s Mike Xirinachs reports in the latest One Tank Trips installment.

05/29/2013

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

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Report: Connecticut Man Charged In Tragic Death Of Garden State Parkway Good Samaritan

Authorities say icy conditions caused a driver to spin out Saturday afternoon on the highway in Lacey Township. Four men in a van, including Espinoza, stopped to help the driver push her car to a safer location.

03/17/2013

Guns turned in at a Dallas gun buyback event (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

New London Gun Buyback Nets Dozens Of Weapons

The buyback, which began on Saturday, has already netted 40 handguns, 38 long guns and an AK-47, according to police.

03/03/2013

Classroom (credit: CBS 2)

Pilot Program To Expand Class Time At Some Schools In NY, Conn.

The three-year pilot program is intended to boost student achievement and make U.S. schools more competitive on a global level.

12/03/2012

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy with a structure in Madison damaged by Sandy (credit: Governor's Office)

Blumenthal Says We Have To Change Strategy After Sandy

The pounding the region has taken from three big storms over the last year has Connecticut U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal saying we have to change our tactic from storm response to storm preparation.

11/30/2012

Rep. Chris Murphy and Linda McMahon (credit: Murphy Campaign, McMahon Campaign)

Conn. Sec’y Of The State Concerned About Turnout As McMahon Faces Murphy

Nearly 2.1 million people are registered to vote, with more than 100,000 citizens becoming new voters since early September.

11/06/2012

Rep. Chris Murphy and Linda McMahon (credits: Chris Murphy for Senate, Linda McMahon for Senate 2012)

Cheers, Boos Interrupt Conn. Senate Debate Between Murphy, McMahon

Members of the crowd repeatedly hurled boos and erupted in cheers, as well as shouting and applause, during the third Connecticut U.S. Senate debate between Democratic U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy and Republican businesswoman Linda McMahon.

CBS New York–10/15/2012

Two women look at a home that had a tree fall on it during Tropical Storm Irene on August 30, 2011 in Southport, Connecticut. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Obama Declares Major Disaster In Five Conn. Counties; Many Residents Still In The Dark

The federal funding will be available to state and local governments and some nonprofits for emergency work and repair in five Connecticut counties. They include Fairfield, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven and New London.

09/03/2011

Houses are seen on Fairfield Beach Road following Irene - Fairfield, CT - Aug 30, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy Presses For Federal Help After Irene

Gov. Dan Malloy says he is pressing the federal government to help Connecticut assess damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene.

08/30/2011

Guard Cutter Barque Eagle is seen in Brooklyn, NY - Aug 5, 2011 (credit: Ginny Kosola / WCBS 880)

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle Stops In NYC On Way To Connecticut

The Eagle is carrying 140 cadets from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., from which it departed in May for its 75th anniversary voyage to Europe.

08/05/2011

Gov. M. Jodi Rell is seen at a Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce Breakfast - Cromwell, CT - Dec 13, 2010 - AP Photo/Jessica Hill

Jodi Rell Reflects On Six Years As CT Governor

On January 5, 2011, Jodi Rell leaves the Connecticut state capitol and Dan Malloy takes over as governor.

12/23/2010

Richard Blumenthal and Linda McMahon participate in a U.S. Senate debate at the Garde Arts Center - New London, CT - Oct 12, 2010 - AP Photo/Abigail Pheiffer, Pool

Blumenthal, McMahon Debate Again; Voters Turned Off

The crux of the final Connecticut Senate debate on Tuesday came down to trust, jobs and professional wrestling.

10/13/2010

Richard Blumenthal and Linda McMahon - File / Photos: AP

C.T. U.S. Senate Candidates Facing Off In 3rd Debate

The debate is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Garde Arts Center in New London.

10/12/2010

McMahon, Blumenthal

Blumenthal, McMahon To Meet In Third Conn. Debate

The Connecticut Senate candidates are facing off in another televised debate. The two candidates, Republican Linda McMahon and Democrat Richard Blumenthal, participated in two face-to-face debates last week.

10/10/2010