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Connecticut Teen Reported Missing Found Safe

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) – A 14-year-old Fairfield, Conn., boy who was reported missing last month has been found.

A passerby in a car noticed a boy hanging out on a stone wall on Burr Street and called Police Lt. 163 more words


Malloy's Transportation Agenda Includes Widening I-84 In Danbury

DANBURY, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP)Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says that widening a section of Interstate 84 in Danbury is critical for economic growth in the western part of the state. 231 more words


Commuter Action Group Speaks Out About Lack Of Bathrooms At New Connecticut Rail Stations

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) – The new train stations in Connecticut might impress passengers as they first walk in, but they won’t have one thing: bathrooms. 166 more words


Danbury Police Officer Fired For Allegedly Using Excessive Force

DANBURY, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton has fired a police officer accused of injuring a suspect.

Daniel Sellner, a 19-year veteran, was fired after allegedly using excessive force against a man he had in handcuffs, WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported. 252 more words


Metro-North Has Lofty Goals For On-Time Performance Despite Ongoing Maintenance Projects

STAMFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — Metro-North has laid out its maintenance agenda and projected on-time performance for 2015.

Because of ongoing track and bridge work, Metro-North delays will be inevitable, but Glen Hayden, Metro-North’s vice president of engineering, said while most work is scheduled for nights and weekends, much will have to be done during peak hours. 175 more words


Connecticut Senator Pushes To Repair Highway, Railroad Infrastructure

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) – More and more Connecticut lawmakers are convinced that funds must be set aside strictly for repairing highway and railroad infrastructure.

As WCBS 880’s Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported, Republican lawmakers in Hartford have been pushing for a way to segregate transportation funds for years since too many times the funds have been raided. 155 more words


Connecticut Pols Continue Push For DC Memorial Honoring Black Soldiers In American Revolution

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — Connecticut’s U.S. senators were remindering Americans on Martin Luther King Jr. Day about an ongoing effort to honor black soldiers who fought in the American Revolution. 140 more words