Train derailment: Metro North train service in Connecticut is disrupted by an accident near the Fairfield-Bridgeport line. Amtrak, which uses the Metro North tracks, suspended service between Boston and New York indefinitely because of the accident. Read More
Latest On Train Derailment, Status Of Service Three patients remained in critical condition Saturday morning, with two of those stable, after two commuter trains packed with rush-hour commuters collided in an accident that sent about 70 people to the hospital, severely damaged the tracks and... Hartford Gun Buyback Today HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Hartford police and the city's hospitals are teaming up to offer a daylong gun buyback program, giving out gift cards in exchange for working weapons. Connecticut residents can drop off unwanted firearms at the...
Middle School, High School Lockdowns In North Haven North Haven Middle School and the high school have been placed into lockdown. A staffer in the education offices says the lockdown is precautionary. She says police are looking for a larceny suspect near school grounds. Everyone is safe. ... Fatal Shooting Overnight in New Haven One person shot and killed in an overnight shooting in New Haven.
Education Budget Headed for a Third Vote in Newtown Voters in Newtown will have to go to the polls at least one more time, after rejecting an education budget for the second time in less than a month.In the April 23 referendum the education budget failed by 482 votes.Tuesday the vote was much... Blumenthal Bill Addresses Military Sex Assault HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal is co-sponsoring federal legislation that would remove the influence of the military's chain of command from the prosecution of certain sexual assault crimes. He also wants measures to...
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Lembo Wants Tax Assistance Info Made Public Connecticut's comptroller wants more information made public about hundreds of millions of dollars in state tax assistance intended to draw business investment and jobs. State Adds More Jobs, But Unemployment Holds At 8% Preliminary estimates for April show Connecticut added jobs last month while the unemployment rate remained unchanged.
Chinese Student Released After Questioning In Drone Aircraft Incident The pilot of a drone aircraft was released by Bridgeport police after they took him into custody for taking aerial photos of a power plant. Officer Shot In Bomb Suspect Gun Battle In Rehab The MBTA police officer who was critically injured in a shootout with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects has moved to a rehab hospital.