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Blumenthal: Fines Imposed On Metro-North For Safety Violations Fail To Serve As Deterrent

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) – Metro-North has been fined $552,000 over the past decade for safety violations and defects, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Friday. 708 more words


Metro-North Officials To Discuss Safety Plan With Commuters In Stamford

STAMFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Connecticut commuters expect to hear from Metro-North officials about the commuter railroad’s 100-day improvement plan.

The executives, including the senior vice president of operations, are scheduled to address the… 358 more words


Conn. Infrastructure To Get $1.8 Billion Facelift Through 2018

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) – Connecticut’s bridges, highways and rail systems will undergo a 5-year, $1.8 billion upgrade, Gov. Dannel Malloy announced.

As WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported, the improvements include finishing up replacement of the overhead wires on the… 303 more words


Ex-Connecticut Gov. John Rowland Indicted In Alleged Campaign Scheme

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland, a rising Republican star before he resigned 10 years ago in a corruption scandal that sent him to prison, was indicted Thursday on charges he tried to hide his role in two congressional campaigns. 876 more words


Quinnipiac University Class Cooking With Crickets

HAMDEN, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — Crickets may be the new protein additive.

As WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported, Professor Julia Giblin’s anthropology students at Quinnipiac University are experimenting by using the insect in recipes they’re cooking. 276 more words


UConn Gives All Clear Following Bomb Threat To Admissions Building

STORRS, Conn. (CBSNewYork) – Classes have resumed at the University of Connecticut after a bomb threat called into the school prompted an evacuation Thursday morning. 267 more words