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FILE - Students in a classroom (credit: CBS 2)

IBM To Launch Tech Academy In Norwalk This Fall

A new six-year program is opening up to high school freshmen in Norwalk. This fall, 100 students will be selected as the inaugural class.

05/01/2014

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Couple Set To Appear On Maury Povich’s Show Arrested After Alleged Hotel Fight

A Chicago couple who were guests on the talk show “Maury” got into a fight at a Norwalk hotel after the woman learned her boyfriend allegedly had an affair with her mother, police said.

04/02/2014

Snow Plow Rage

‘Snow Rage’ Pits Storm-Weary Residents Against Plow Drivers Just Trying To Do Jobs

People have found themselves fed up with the hassle of plowing, shoveling and salting. In fact, people have been pushed to the edge to the point where they have been taking out their frustrations on plow drivers.

02/11/2014

Anouk Govil, 23, of Norwalk, Conn. is accused of trying to break into a Westport puppy store to try to free the puppies. (credit: Westport Police)

Police: UConn Student Arrested For Trying To ‘Set The Puppies Free’ From Pet Store

A Westport officer spotted Anouk Govil, a University of Connecticut student, allegedly using a rock to try to smash open the front door of a puppy store, according to police. The officer heard a banging sound while on patrol at a strip mall at about 2:40 a.m. Wednesday.

01/15/2014

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Disaster Averted When School Bus Gets Stuck On Metro-North Tracks

A school bus got stuck on the Metro-North Railroad tracks in Norwalk, Conn. Wednesday afternoon, but everyone got off safely.

12/18/2013

Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling (credit: Twitter/Rilling for Mayor)

Inauguration Ceremony Held For Norwalk Mayor

The Norwalk High School String Quartet played in the background as Mayor Harry Rilling was sworn in by Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy.

11/19/2013

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Conn. Beefs Up Enforcement Of Texting While Driving Ban

Authorities call it “high-visibility enforcement” intended to call attention to a law that took effect Oct. 1. It allows reporting of distracted driving offenses to insurance companies and increases fines for texting and using hand-held phones while driving.

10/10/2013

Norwalk Carnival Accident BIG DL

Mechanical Malfunction Blamed For Norwalk Carnival Ride Accident

Investigators blamed a mechanical problem Monday for an accident that caused a carnival ride to come to a halt in Norwalk, Conn., leaving 18 people – most of them children – injured.

09/09/2013

Norwalk Carnival Accident

18 Injured After Norwalk Festival Ride Malfunctions

Fifteen people — most if not all of them children — were injured after a festival ride in Norwalk, Conn. apparently malfunctioned Sunday afternoon, police said.

09/08/2013

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Parents: Norwalk School Lockdown Highlights Need For Better Communication

The shots were reported somewhere outside the immediate area of the Cranbury Elementary School in Norwalk around 11:25 a.m., but a police investigation could not confirm that any shots were fired.

09/04/2013

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Norwalk Man Sues Police For $6 Million After Suffering Injuries During House Raid

William Irwin, 59, claims police used excessive force when they raided the rooming housing where he resides, WCBS 880’s Fran Schneidau reported. The authorities were searching for one of Irwin’s housemates.

08/23/2013

The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

One Tank Trips: Maritime Aquarium At Norwalk

Norwalk’s Maritime Aquarium is a great indoor or rainy day activity.

08/21/2013

Oysters (file/credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images

More Sickened By Tainted Shellfish In Connecticut

David Carey, director of the Connecticut Bureau of Aquaculture, said 32 cases are either confirmed or under investigation.

08/16/2013

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Police: Women Involved In Argument Turn On ‘Good Samaritan’

Two women have been arrested and charged in the Saturday morning stabbing death of a man who police said was apparently tried to break up their argument.

08/11/2013

Oysters (file/credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images

Westport, Norwalk Shellfish Beds Shut Down After Bacteria Detected

Officials said it’s likely that more than just warm water caused high levels of bacteria in oysters and clams harvested from the waters of Long Island Sound off of Norwalk and Westport.

08/06/2013

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