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Norwalk Police Officer Neil Robertson (Courtesy Norwalk PD)

Quick-Thinking Norwalk Police Officer Saves Driver From Oncoming Train

Just before 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, traffic was backed up on Cross Street when Officer Neil Robertson noticed the SUV directly in the path of the oncoming train.

02/26/2015

Police are looking into whether the three bank robbers pictured above are the same woman or different people (Credit: CBS2)

Police Probe If Female Bank Robber In Darien Is Linked To 2 Other Bank Robberies

Police are investigating if a woman who robbed a Darien, Connecticut bank Tuesday is connected to two other robberies.

02/25/2015

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Calls Grow For Tolls At Connecticut Borders

Better car mileage has led to a reduction in the amount of money collected from the state’s gas tax, prompting lawmakers to search for a new funding source to pay for much-needed highway and bridge repairs.

02/25/2015

The Wesleyan University campus in Middletown, Conn. (credit: CBS2)

3 Wesleyan University Students Arraigned In Rash Of Molly Overdoses

Bond was set at $50,000 for 22-year-old Lonergan and 20-year-old Agha Al Nakib. Kramer, 21, was freed after posting a $5,000 bond.

02/25/2015

FILE -- Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Connecticut Lawmakers Scramble After Budget Miscalculation

Ben Barnes, the governor’s budget chief, acknowledged Tuesday that Malloy’s proposal for the new fiscal year beginning July 1 exceeds the state’s constitutional cap on spending by about $55 million.

02/25/2015

The Wesleyan University campus in Middletown, Conn. (credit: CBS2)

4 Students Charged In Rash Of Molly Overdoses At Wesleyan University

Four Wesleyan University students have been arrested and charged in connection with multiple overdoses on the party drug known as Molly on campus.

02/24/2015

Officers respond to a credit union in New Britain, Conn. on Feb. 23, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Cops In Connecticut Hunt For Suspects Who Strapped Credit Union Exec With Device, Ordered Him To Steal

The suspects forced Matthew Yussman to wear what looked like a bomb and sent him to get money from Achieve Financial Credit Union in New Britain while they stayed with his mother.

02/24/2015

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Commuter Advocate: Banning Smoking On CT Railroad Platforms Is A Step Too Far

While an effort to ban smoking on railroad station platforms is underway in Connecticut, one commuter advocate thinks it’s a step too far.

02/24/2015

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Long Island Is Most Expensive Place To Live In U.S., Website Says

Stamford-Norwalk ranked third, Westchester County was fifth, and New York City eighth.

02/24/2015

Officers respond to a credit union in New Britain, Conn. on Feb. 23, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Police Source: Conn. Man Forced To Wear Bomb-Like Device During Bank Robbery

Police in New Britain, Connecticut on Monday encountered a man with what appeared to be a bomb strapped to his body at a credit union, after uncovering an alleged robbery plot.

02/23/2015

The Wesleyan University campus in Middletown, Conn. (credit: CBS2)

Wesleyan University President: 12 Receive Medical Treatment After Taking Molly

President Mark Roth said eight of those affected remained hospitalized Monday morning. The other four were expected to remain at Hartford Hospital, where two were listed in critical condition.

02/23/2015

FILE -- Traffic moves slowly through a snowstorm along I-95 in Westport, Conn. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Connecticut Lawmakers Look To Fund Malloy’s Transportation Overhaul

Rep. Gail Lavielle, R-Wilton, a member of the Transportation Committee, believes one way to kick it off is for lawmakers to shut the door on funding pet projects in their districts.

02/23/2015

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More Snow, Freezing Rain Hit Tri-State Area

Alternate-side parking rules have been suspended for Saturday, though parking meters remain in effect throughout the city.

02/21/2015

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Police: Mom Locked Teen Outside In Underwear After Running Away

Police said Maldonado reported Friday evening her daughter had run away wearing only underwear.

02/21/2015

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Man Arrested In Long Island Traffic Stop Also Accused In Connecticut Bank Robbery

Twomey had been stopped on the Northern State Parkway in Lake Success on Feb. 15 and was arrested on drug and driving charges.

02/21/2015