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Republican-Led Senate Takes First Step To Repeal 'Obamacare'

WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/AP) — The Republican-controlled Senate has taken one of the first steps toward dismantling President Barack Obama’s health care law.

In a nearly partly-line vote of 51-48, lawmakers approved a nonbinding GOP-backed budget measure that makes it easier for action on subsequent repeal legislation as soon as next month. 239 more words


Greenwich Hospital Sued By Couple Whose Newborn Died

GREENWICH, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A Connecticut couple whose infant daughter died in the delivery room is suing Greenwich Hospital.

The suit filed in Stamford Superior Court by Lauren Sorgen and her husband, Grant Gulyassy, said “failure to institute appropriate policies and procedures” led to the death of Myriam Grace Gulyassy in June 2015. 164 more words


Police: Recently Released Convict Charged In Fairfield Sex Assault And Robbery

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A convicted rapist who had just been released from prison is facing new charges for allegedly sexually assaulting and robbing a woman at knifepoint as she walked from a Fairfield train station. 216 more words


Police Warn Drivers That Warming Up Cars In Cold Weather Draws Thieves

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — Police in Connecticut warned Monday that cold weather draws car thieves.

As WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported, thieves strike during cold weather in particular in the suburbs – where many warm up their cars in the driveway and leave them idling while running back in the house and grabbing their purse, briefcase and gear. 114 more words


Police Issue Warning After Dog Killed By Coyote In Connecticut

DARIEN, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Police in Darien are issuing a warning after coyotes attacked two dogs, killing one.

They are urging people not to let their dogs and cats run free, especially at night. 229 more words


Councilman: Police Command Post Deters Pedestrians From Visiting Businesses Near Trump Tower

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The nightmare has persisted for many businesses operating near Trump Tower.

As WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb reported, Councilman Dan Garodnick (D-4th) said businesses on West 56th Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues are having trouble getting truck deliveries and garbage pickups. 271 more words


Blumenthal Suggests Random Acts Of Kindness In Memory Of Sandy Hook Victims

NEWTOWN, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — With the fourth anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) suggested random acts of kindness… 118 more words