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Farmington, CT

Man Killed On The Job

( FARMINGTON,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –   A man died  Wednesday afternoon in a workplace accident  in Farmington.The Hartford Courant reports  a load of   steel and aluminum  fell on him at Stanley Access Technologies .He was pronounced dead […]

01/28/2015

(Courtesy City of Bridgeport)

Getting By With A Little Help From Their Friends

(CBS Connecticut) –  Bridgeport snow removal crews who reported to work on Tuesday expected to plow snow. . .  they just didn’t expect to do so 66 miles up Interstate 95.  Bridgeport found themselves with […]

01/28/2015

Governor Dannel Malloy speaks in Stonington following a snow storm. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

State Storm Update From Stonington

Speaking in the hard-hit community of Stonington today, Governor Dannel Malloy said the state will tally up the expenses associated with this week’s snow storm, to determine if parts of Connecticut might be eligible for federal disaster assistance.

01/28/2015

U.S. Capitol (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Connecticut Delegation Gets Committee Assignments

Connecticut members of Congress have begun learning their committee assignments for the 114th Congress.

01/28/2015

(Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Labor Department Offers Unemployment Filing Tips

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) –  State labor officials are giving unemployment recipients a heads up when it comes to filing claims this time of year. Commissioner Sharon Palmer says seasonal layoffs, vacation or weather-related shutdowns and […]

01/28/2015

(Courtesy Ledyard Police)

Quiet Corner Getting Back To Normal After Storm

The northeastern corner of Connecticut is getting back to normal today, (– Wednesday –) after receiving some of the state’s highest snowfall totals in the storm that ended yesterday.

01/28/2015

Cong. Joe Courtney  (Ryan Cosgrove/WTIC Photo)

School Guide Marks Anniversary Of End To Slavery

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – A Connecticut congressman is reminding students about how the state’s congressmen helped end slavery in the United States in 1865. Democratic Rep. Joe Courtney has released a curriculum guide to coincide […]

01/28/2015

Snow plow (Emmanuel Dumand/AFP/Getty Images)

Mayor: New London Snow Removal Could Take “Days”

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) – The mayor of New London says he expects it will take several days to clean up after a storm that dropped more than two feet of snow on the city. […]

01/28/2015

NewHavenPoliceCar

Two Shootings Reported In New Haven

(New Haven, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – There were two reported shootings Tuesday night in New Haven. In both incidents, the victims sustained non life-threatening injuries. Police say they were first called to a report of shots […]

01/28/2015

tractor trailer

State Law Reminder: Remove Snow, Ice From Vehicles

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – As Connecticut tries to return to normal after this week’s blizzard, motorists are reminded that it is state law to remove all snow and ice from their vehicles. That includes tractor […]

01/28/2015

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