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Connecticut Man Who Spent 48 Years As Fugitive Dies

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A man who spent 48 years as a fugitive from a Georgia prison before being found this year in a small Connecticut town has died at the age of 71. 299 more words

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UConn Pledges To Protect Immigrant Students

STORRS, C.T. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The University of Connecticut says it will do all it can to support students who don’t have legal immigration status even though it can’t become a sanctuary campus. 771 more words

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Connecticut Police Warn Residents Of Holiday Gas Station Scammers

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — Connecticut State Police are warning residents about a series of scams reported at service areas on I-95, I-84 and the Merritt Parkway. 150 more words

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Local Officials Fear Funding Cuts From Trump Sanctuary City Threats

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Throughout his campaign, Donald Trump threatened to cut funding to sanctuary cities that refuse to cooperate with federal immigration mandates under his presidency. 300 more words

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Road Salt Big Factor In 'Sex Reversal' Of Female Frogs, Study Finds

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — Research shows exposing frogs to sodium chloride used to de-ice roadways may be changing female frogs into males during early stages of development, according to a study from Yale University and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. 206 more words

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Local Transit Authorities Add Services To Handle Holiday Rush

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Thanksgiving weekend is known as one of the busiest travel periods of the year.

To counter this year’s rush, local transit agencies have announced additional services to get riders where they need to go. 362 more words

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Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal Pushes For Positive Train Control

NEW HAVEN, C.T. (CBSNewYork) — Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal is calling for positive train control technology to be installed at all stations along the Metro-North and New Haven line. 133 more words

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