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Worker Who Smashed Yale Window Depicting Slavery Gets Job Back

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (CBSNewYork)– A former Yale University employee has been rehired after deliberately smashing a stained-glass window on campus that depicted slavery.

Corey Menafee, who is African-American, told reporters outside New Haven Superior Court last month that he probably shouldn’t have taken a broomstick to the window, but he found the image disturbing. 151 more words


Safety Hazards Discovered At Conn. Day Care Days After Death Of Child

STAMFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — A surprise inspection at a day care center in Stamford revealed numerous safety hazards, including a work station holding fencing slats with nails sticking out, and a curling iron plugged into a lamp near a sleeping child. 152 more words


Police: Bridgeport Man Riding In Car Struck, Killed By Brick

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Police said a Connecticut man was killed after he was struck by a brick thrown at a car he was riding in. 165 more words


Why The Chipmunk Population Is Exploding In Connecticut

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — Some are calling it a chipmunk explosion.

According to wildlife biologists, a mild winter and an abundance of acorns and maple seeds has led to a surge in the chipmunk population throughout the state, WCBS 880’s Fran Schneidau reported. 141 more words


Conn. Senators Demand $1.1 Billion In Funding To Combat Zika Virus

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — A vote on funding money to fight the Zika virus is being held up by Republicans in the senate — and Democrats are furious. 238 more words


GOP Senator Seeks Bipartisan Support For No-Fly List Gun Ban

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A moderate Republican senator is seeking support from both parties for a compromise to block guns from suspected terrorists.

Maine Sen. Susan Collins was discussing her plan with GOP leaders on Tuesday. 436 more words


Study: Zika Infections Late In Pregnancy Led To No Defects

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A study of women who were infected with the Zika virus late in pregnancy found that none had babies with apparent birth defects. 426 more words