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Officially A Killer Storm: 5 Dead In Connecticut, Travel Ban Lifted

A travel ban was lifted in Connecticut after 24 hours of orders to stay off the roads, but cleanup was far from over Saturday afternoon following the blizzard that left more than 3 feet of snow in some parts of the state.

02/09/2013

Jeffrey Schare mug shot (credit: Fairfield Police Department)

Conn. High School Swim Coach Pleads Not Guilty To Child Rape Charges

Jeffrey Schare, 43, had been a coach at Staples High School in Westport, where he also taught math. Police said his victims are now 12 and 8 and the older girl had complained to a counselor at her school.

01/22/2013

A BB Rifle (credit: Walmart)

Elderly Woman Arrested For Bringing BB Rifle To Westport Town Meeting

One Connecticut woman’s idea of a political statement has landed her in handcuffs.

01/09/2013

A boarded up structure in Fairfield, Conn. ahead of Hurricane Sandy's arrival - Oct. 29, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Conn. Governor Malloy Issues ‘Katrina-Like Warning’ To Residents Who Defied Evacuation Orders

At a news conference, Malloy urged anyone trapped in their home by water to move to the highest point possible. That includes the roof for those in single-floor homes, Malloy said.

10/29/2012

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file/credit: Governor's Office)

Connecticut Officials Prepare For ‘Catastrophic’ Weather Event

Gov. Malloy has again urged shoreline residents to heed his evacuation order. He declared a state of emergency on Saturday. Malloy said Sandy is forecast to cause more flooding damage than the state saw in the devastating hurricane of 1938.

10/28/2012

President Barack Obama waves to the crowd after delivering remarks during a campaign event in Stamford, Connecticut, on August 6, 2012. (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages)

Westport Will Not Be Reimbursed For Costs Related to Obama Visit

Westport First Selectman Gordon Joseloff said he knows from experience not to expect reimbursement for security costs during a private presidential visit, but pointed out the president raised $2 million for his re-election campaign when he visited a couple weeks ago.

08/21/2012

Obama in Stamford

Stamford And Westport To President Obama: You Owe Us $43,000

There was more fallout Thursday from President Barack Obama’s fundraising visit to Connecticut this week. The debate revolves around whether taxpayers should foot the security bill when a candidate comes to raise money.

08/09/2012

President Barack Obama (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images); Harvey Weinstein (credit: ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/GettyImages)

Obama’s Connecticut Visit Leads To Beach Closures, Annoyed Residents

There was a Secret Service surprise Monday for beach-goers in Connecticut. They were denied access to the surf and sand, all because of a presidential visit later in the evening.

08/06/2012

Rail bridge connecting Milford and Stratford as seen from the Connecticut Turnpike (file / credit: Google Maps)

Connecticut To Replace Swing Bridges On New Haven Line

The bridges are in Greenwich (Cos Cob) and Milford-Stratford (over the Housatonic River), as well as Norwalk and Westport. They are over 100-years-old.

06/19/2012

Connecticut Light & Power Truck (file / credit: CL&P)

Connecticut Light & Power Prepares For Summer With Upgrades

The hot and humid summer weather is just around the corner and CL&P spokesman Mitch Gross said the system has been boosted to meet demand.

05/21/2012

Westport Recycling

Welcome To Westport, Conn., Where They Recycle In Ways You’ve Never Seen

In New York City, like most places, you still have to sort your recyclable trash: paper, plastic and bottles. But how would you feel about not having to bother?

04/26/2012

(credit: Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

YES Network Host Bob Lorenz Charged With DUI In Conn.

The 48-year-old Lorenz was arrested early Wednesday morning. Police say they found him slumped over the wheel of his car and when they woke him up he drove away slowly and nearly hit a utility pole.

WFAN–02/09/2012

Andrew Robert Levene (credit: U.S. Department Of Justice)

Report: Suspect In Murder Of Westport Jeweler Commits Suicide

Andrew Robert Levene was arrested Monday and charged with federal murder, robbery and firearm offenses in the Dec. 8 shooting of 65-year-old Yekutiel Zeevi, the owner of YZ Manufacturers LLC.

01/26/2012

Andrew Robert Levene (credit: U.S. Department Of Justice)

Suspect In Deadly Shooting Of Westport Jeweler Arrested In Spain

Weeks after a Westport jeweler was gunned down in his shop, authorities have made an arrest in connection with the case in Spain.

01/24/2012

Suspect in jewelry store killing - Westport, CT (credit: Westport PD)

Police: Westport Jewelry Store Murder Suspect Seen In Philadelphia

Police say the man suspected of killing a Westport, Conn. jeweler last week was seen in Philadelphia three days earlier, possibly casing stores.

12/16/2011

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