5 Airlines Being Investigated For Alleged Price Gouging Following Deadly Amtrak DerailmentEight people were killed and about 200 were injured in the Amtrak crash in Philadelphia.
Connecticut Sen. Murphy Wants Parents Warned Of Vaccine Refusal RisksConnecticut Sen. Chris Murphy is proposing legislation that would encourage states to warn parents of the health risks from not immunizing their children.
Families Of Newtown Shooting Victims Sue Rifle ManufacturerThe families of nine of the 26 people killed and a teacher wounded two years ago at the Sandy Hook Elementary School filed a lawsuit Monday against the manufacturer, distributor and seller of the rifle used in the shooting.
Mayor Bill De Blasio At Ebola Roundtable: NYC Is ReadyThe mayor convened a meeting of city agencies at City Hall on Thursday as a display of readiness against the spread of the deadly virus.
Sen. Chris Murphy, Pennsylvania Congressman Team Up To Generate Rail Line FundingTeaming up with an out-of-state Republican congressman, Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut is embarking on a plan to generate funding for the Northeast Corridor Rail Line, WCBS 880's Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported.
Sens. Booker, Murphy Seek Alternatives To Incarcerating TeensThe bill aims to give incentives to states that seek out alternatives to incarceration, such as counseling and other mental health services.
U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy Calls For Gas Tax Hike For Infrastructure UpgradesConnecticut and every other state in the nation is dealing with failing infrastructure – and no money to pay for repairs.
Conn. Lawmakers Look To Combat Growing Heroin CrisisDemocratic U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty hosted the "Community Conversation on Heroin,'' at Waterbury City Hall.
Conn. Lawmakers Look To Combat 'Exploding' Heroin CrisisConnecticut's U.S. senators have outlined steps to combat the growing number of fatalities from heroin in the state and nationwide.
Sen. Murphy On Crimea Vote: Putin's 'Done Something Incredibly Stupid'President Barack Obama on Monday froze the U.S. assets of seven Russian officials, including top advisers to President Vladimir Putin, for their support of Crimea's vote to secede from Ukraine.
Senate Renews Ban On Plastic GunsMonday's vote to extend the prohibition on plastic guns for another decade responds to a growing threat from steadily improving 3-D printers that can produce such weapons.
Railroad Official: Metro-North Far Behind On MaintenanceChief Engineer Robert Puciloski, who appeared at the National Transportation Safety Board hearing in Washington, D.C., said the railroad is "behind in several areas,'' including a five-year schedule of cyclical maintenance that had not been conducted in the area of the Bridgeport derailment since 2005.