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Aryn Leroux (Credit: West Haven Police)

Police: Conn. Man Charged With Threatening Mets Execs, Players And Coaches

A Connecticut man has been charged with threatening New York Mets players, coaches and executives on Twitter postings.

10/23/2013

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

NTSB investigators on the scene of a Metro-North train derailment and crash in Connecticut. (credit: NTSB/Flickr)

Federal Hearing To Be Held For 2 Recent Conn. Metro-North Incidents

On May 17, an eastbound train derailed and was struck by a westbound train just outside of Bridgeport, injuring 73 passengers, two engineers and a conductor. On May 28, a track foreman was struck and killed by a train in West Haven.

07/31/2013

Medical Marijuana (credit: CBS 2)

West Haven Medical Marijuana Growing Facility Approved Unanimously

The facility still needs to get state permits. A year ago Connecticut adopted legislation to allow medical marijuana, and regulations are still being drafted.

07/24/2013

Metro-North Railroad New Haven Line M-8 Rail Car (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Metro-North Installing Safety Devices On Railroad In Wake Of Track Foreman’s Death

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Metro-North will install shunts on portions of its New Haven line within the next four weeks which work crews can attach to rails in a work zone to alert controllers.

06/21/2013

Trains following a collision on Metro-North Railroad's New Haven Line - May 17, 2013 (credit: Fairfield PD)

Blumenthal To Head Up Rail Safety Hearing In Wake Of Derailment, Death

The fact that the NTSB has said that it will take a year and a half to issue a probable cause finding for the derailment and crash is outrageous, Sen. Richard Blumenthal told WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau.

06/18/2013

Metro-North Railroad New Haven Line M-8 Rail Car (file / credit: MTA)

Metro-North Track Worker Struck, Killed By Train In West Haven

The accident came less than two weeks after a train derailed in Bridgeport, injuring more than 70 people and disrupting service for days on the railroad used by tens of thousands of commuters north of New York City.

05/28/2013

Alyssiah Wiley (credit: Conn. State Police)

Police To Resume Search For Missing EASTCONN Student

Authorities say they plan to resume the search for 20-year-old Alyssiah Wiley on Friday morning. Police have been searching the campus area in Willimantic with dogs and interviewing people who know her.

04/26/2013

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MUST SEE: Dunkin’ Donuts Worker Stops Robbery By Splashing Suspect With Hot Coffee

Authorities said the suspect pulled up to the drive-through window at a Dunkin’ Donuts in West Haven Saturday night, took out a $100 bill and asked for change.

03/05/2013

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Police: Alleged Rapists Of Teen Posted Photos Of Act Online

West Haven police say two men sexually assaulted a 14-year-old girl and posted photos of the acts online.

02/04/2013

Monserate Perez (credit: CBS Connecticut)

Conn. Man Arrested For Jumping On, Breaking 3-Year-Old Girl’s Leg

A 53-year-old West Haven man has been arrested after police said he jumped on a 3-year-old girl’s leg and broke it.

09/21/2012

Railroad Tracks (file / credit: clipart.com)

Metro-North Employees Honored For Daring Rescue

Four Metro-North Railroad employees were honored Thursday morning at a breakfast in New Haven for a daring rescue along the tracks in West Haven.

04/12/2012

Morning dawns on the Old Greenwich section of Greenwich, CT - Aug 29, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Connecticut Cleans Up After Deadly Irene Slams The State

Two deaths in Connecticut were being attributed to Tropical Storm Irene, which knocked out power to more than 700,000 utility customers and swept some shorefront homes into the sea.

08/29/2011

Wedding Cake (credit: clipart.com)

Hurricane Irene Disrupts Irene’s Wedding In Connecticut

Sunday is the big day for Irene, not the hurricane, but Irene Rios of West Haven, Connecticut. She was supposed to have her wedding at the Savin Rock Conference Center but not anymore.

08/26/2011

FILE -- Picture of a cow (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Warning Issued For Cow Missing From Farm In Orange, CT

Don’t mess with the cow. That’s the word from Animal Control officials who are looking for a cow on the run from a farm near West Haven.

07/15/2011

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