Sailors assigned to Naval Submarine Base New London place sandbags around key points of the power plant August 26, 2011 in Groton, Connecticut. (Photo by Peter D. Blair/U.S. Navy via Getty Images)

Connecticut Gov. Malloy To Deploy Troops, Urges Drivers To Stay Off Roads

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy wants drivers to stay off the roads. Officials are considering a traffic ban on state highways as Hurricane Irene barrels toward New England.


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.


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$800,000 Yacht Goes Up In Flames, Sinks To Bottom Of Long Island Sound

An explosive rescue on Long Island Sound on Saturday has left a local man alive, but homeless. The inferno could be seen for miles.


Metro-North Railroad station - Westport, CT (file / credit: MTA)

Metro-North Meeting With Westport Officials Over Heat Debacle

Officials are trying to get to the bottom of what happened last Friday when a New Haven Line train got stranded near Westport.


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

Heat Incident Prompts Meeting Between Metro-North, Westport Emergency Responders

Metro-North officials have agreed to meet with emergency responders from Westport to address concerns that passengers were stuck on a train last week in triple-digit heat.


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Grizzly Bear In Alaska Mauls Teenager Josh Berg Of Rockland County

A local teenager is fighting for his life after being mauled in Alaska and he’s not the only victim. Josh Berg of New City was with a group of teens learning survival skills when the grizzly bear attacked.


Metro-North Railroad station - Westport, CT (file / credit: MTA)

Metro-North Responds To Friday Heat Problem Outside Westport

For passengers outside of Westport, Connecticut on Friday, high temperatures spelled doom when the overhead wires overheated and tangled with a power arm on the train.


Tree Canopy Over Merritt Parkway (file / credit: U.S. Department of Transportation via Wikipedia)

Third Tree In As Many Weeks Falls On Merritt Parkway

Driving along the Merritt Parkway can sometimes feel like you’re entering an enchanted forest.


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Westport 8th Grader Fights Bullies With YouTube Video

Bullied teen Alye never says a single word, but her message is loud and clear.


Westport Fire Crews At Car Crash (credit: Westport FD)

Car Crashes Into Building In Westport

EMTs treated the driver of a Chevy Camarro Z-28 who said her gas pedal got stuck, causing the car to accelerate and crash.


Man, Wife Remain Critical After Crash On I-87 In Westport

WESTPORT, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Authorities said three people remain hospitalized after they were struck by an out-of-control car while standing alongside an upstate New York highway after an earlier crash. State police told the Press-Republican […]


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Pickup Truck Flips Over On Merritt Parkway

Thursday morning, firefighters in Westport, Conn. responded to a call of an overturned pickup truck near Exit 42 of the Merritt Parkway.


Westport Town Hall - Westport, CT - File Photo

Police, Families Frustrated By Deaths, Lack Of Stop Light

In the last two years, two Westport residents have been killed on crosswalks on Post Road East.


The British Monarchy Facebook page is seen on a computer - Nov 9, 2010 - Photo: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Social Media Popularity Leads To School Policy Rethink

Westport superintendent of schools Dr. Elliott Landon says social media can be a valuable thing.


Man’s Body Found In L.I. Sound In Westport

The body of an 88-year-old North Haven man has been found in Long Island Sound in Westport.