Stamford

A Metro-North train passes through an unprotected crossing in Stamford, August 27, 2013. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Car Struck By Train At Unprotected Crossing In Stamford

The crossing is on private property owned by the Riverbend office complex. The gate would have to be paid for by the property owner.

08/27/2013

Cars on the highway and a train (file/credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

AAA: Lower Gas Prices To Help Boost Labor Day Travel

More Americans are expected to hit the road over the upcoming Labor Day holiday compared with any year since the 2008 financial crisis, according to a travel forecast issued by AAA.

08/20/2013

Metro-North Railroad New Haven Line train (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New Metro-North Station Opens In West Haven, Conn.

A sparkling new Metro-North Railroad station opened for business Sunday in West Haven, Conn.

08/18/2013

Heroin (file/credit: Hassan Ammar/AFP/Getty Images)

Police: Accused Heroin Dealers Stashed Baggies In Daughter’s Hello Kitty Backpack

According to police, the couple had just taken their 4-year-old daughter into Westchester County to purchase 72 glassine envelopes of heroin for resale in Fairfield County.

07/25/2013

The Stamford train station with its parking garage across the street - July 11, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Developer Selected For Stamford Train Station Parking Upgrade

The existing parking garage, which has over 700 spaces, went up back in the 1980s, but seems to be slowly turning into a pile of gravel, WCBS 880’s Paul Murnane reported.

07/11/2013

Storm damage in Berkeley Heights, NJ on Tuesday, July 2, 2013. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Residents Cleaning Up After Tornado Hits NJ, Other Strong Storms Slam Tri-State

The tornado touched down at 9:17 a.m. in Berkeley Heights in Union County. Forecasters say the twister was on the ground for about 10 minutes and cut a path of about 50 yards wide and 4.8 miles long through New Providence and Summit.

07/02/2013

A Metro-North Railroad New Haven Line overpass at East Main Street in Stamford, site of a possible new station, is seen on June 25, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Stamford East Siders Await Word On Mass Transit Expansion

For years, there has been talk of a new Metro-North Railroad station on Stamford’s east side, but it looks like a bus link to the downtown station may be what is recommended.

06/25/2013

Ekso Bionic Suit (credit: Ekso)

Stories From Main Street: Stamford-Based Charity Tries To Help Paralyzed Vets Walk Again

Four years ago, Chris Meek, who works in finance, started the charity Solder Socks, and wants to donate ten exoskeletons to paralyzed veterans.

06/24/2013

Rashad Gross, 12, died after being caught in powerful current while swimming in Connecticut. (Credit: Handout)

Stamford Sixth-Grader Dies After Being Swept Out Into Long Island Sound

The 12-year-old was located about 5 p.m. and was taken to Stamford Hospital. He was in the water for three hours, police said.

06/21/2013

Stillwater Avenue in Stamford, Conn. (file / credit: Google Maps)

Cops: Gang Of Kids Attacking Hispanics In Stamford

A string of violent attacks in Stamford has left some people afraid to go out at night, and police say these attacks have been carried out by children.

06/21/2013

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Police: Suspected Gang Member, 12, Charged In Brutal Stamford Assault

A sixth grader from Stamford has been arrested in connection with a late-night beating and robbery of a 39-year-old man earlier this month.

06/20/2013

Indian Field Road overpass over I-95 in Greenwich, Conn. (file / credit: Google Maps)

Group: Hundreds Of Connecticut Bridges Are ‘Structurally Deficient’

“If you put all the structurally deficient bridges end to end from New York, you’d end up in Colorado somewhere, according to Steve Davis with the group Transportation for America.

06/19/2013

AmeriCares relief supplies (credit: AmeriCares)

Stories From Main Street: Stamford-Based AmeriCares Helps Those In Need Around The World

Whether it’s a tornado in Oklahoma, a tsunami in Japan, or an earthquake in Haiti, whatever the disaster is, chances are that many of the relief supplies came from a 50,000-square-foot warehouse in Stamford, Connecticut.

06/10/2013

Connecticut state investigators examines the scene of a Metro North train collision on May 18, 2013 in Fairfield, Connecticut. (Photo by Michael Graae/Getty Images)

Metro-North New Haven Service To Be Back By Wednesday Morning

Railroad officials in Connecticut said the morning commute went as well as can be expected following Friday’s train collision that injured 72 people and has shut down service.

05/20/2013

Survey: Connecticut Most Stressed In Tri-State Area

A Gallup survey on stress in America conducted from January to December 2012 and just released this month found that among those in the Tri-State Area, 43 percent of the people surveyed in Connecticut answered yes to having stress.

04/30/2013

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