Westport

Stacy Flanagan

Police: Woman With Kids In Tow Stole Tip Jar In Connecticut

A woman turned herself in to police this week in Westport, Conn., after allegedly stealing one tip jar, and money form a second one, at a local restaurant with her two small children in tow in December.

02/25/2014

Plastic bag (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Conn. Lawmaker Again Seeks To Ban Plastic Bags

State Sen. Ed Meyer (D-Guilford) wants the state to follow in Westport’s footsteps and ban plastic bags. More than 400 million plastic bags are used and thrown away each year in Connecticut.

02/10/2014

A disabled Metro-North train that left passengers stranded for two hours in Conn. on Jan. 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Delays After Downed Wire Disables Metro-North Train For Hours In Conn.

Nearly 200 Metro-North passengers were stranded in freezing temperatures when their train lost power Wednesday night.

01/23/2014

Metro-North Railroad

Metro-North Train Stalled For Hours In Westport, Conn.

A Metro-North train became stuck with passengers inside in Westport, Conn. Wednesday night.

01/22/2014

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

School buses (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Westport Couple Launches App To Allow Parents To Track School Bus

About 25 million students ride school buses every day. But every so often, something goes wrong.

10/17/2013

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California Beat Connecticut 12-1, Advances To LLWS Championship Game

California will play Japan for the World Series title on Sunday. Japan beat Mexico 3-2 earlier Saturday.

08/24/2013

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Westport, Conn. Beats Sammamish, Wash. 9-7, Advances In LLWS

Westport (2-0) will play the winner of a game between Chula Vista, Calif., and Newark, Del.

08/18/2013

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

Westport, Conn. Little League team wins LLWS berth (credit: Facebook/Little League Baseball & Softball)

Westport, Conn. Little League Team Gears Up For Little League World Series

The undefeated Westport Little League team will represent New England in the Little League World Series. Their first game is Thursday night.

08/12/2013

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

Clam

Connecticut Recalls Shellfish From Norwalk, Westport Harvesting Sites

The State of Connecticut on Monday announced a voluntary recall of oysters and clams harvested in Norwalk and Westport, after at least five people got sick.

08/05/2013

Sherwood Island State Park in Westport (file / credit: Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection)

One Tank Trips: Sherwood Island State Park In Westport

WCBS 880 is beginning a weekly series – One Tank Trips – focusing on destinations you can get to by car and in one day. We’ll have a new installment every Wednesday through October.

05/01/2013

Fallen Westport Marine Roger Muchnick (credit: Facebook)

Funeral Set For Connecticut Marine Killed In Nevada Training Exercise

Lance Cpl. Roger Muchnick Jr. was one of seven Marines killed on March 18 when a mortar shell exploded in its firing tube during an exercise at Hawthorne Army Depot in Nevada. He was 23.

03/26/2013

Fallen Westport Marine Roger Muchnick (credit: Facebook)

Westport Marine Killed In Training Exercise Remembered As ‘Sweet,’ ‘Loving’ Man

Roger Muchnick, 23, grew up in Westport and was a popular athlete in Staples High School’s class of 2008.

03/20/2013

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