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I-95 in Bridgeport, Conn (credit: Wikimedia Commons)

Electronic Tolls Proposal Spurs Heated Debate Among Connecticut Lawmakers

This proposal would allow tolls to be placed anywhere on Connecticut highways, not just along the state’s borders.


FILE -- A man holds up a sign with with a depiction of an assault weapon. (credit: Getty Images)

GOP Lawmakers In Connecticut Want Gun Law Deadline Extended

Under the legislation that was passed in response to the Sandy Hook school massacre, state residents have until the end of Dec. 31, 2013 to register assault weapons as well as ammunition magazines that can hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition.


SWAT team members canvas the neighborhood where the Newtown school massacre killer lived with his mother on Dec. 14, 2012. (Photo: CBS 2)

Conn. School Safety Panel Recommends Increased Security Measures

But the panel said the state should not mandate specific staff-to-student ratios of social workers, school psychologists or other mental health professionals.


Metro-North Railroad Train (file / credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Metro-North Is Sorry About Stranded Hot Train Incident

Metro-North Railroad is apologizing and promising reforms after passengers last month were stuck inside a disabled train during the heat wave.