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One Killed In I-95 Motorcycle Accident

State Police say a motorcycle operator was killed in an accident on Interstate 95 in Branford early this morning when a second motorcycle ran into him from behind.

06/03/2014

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Gear Failure Blamed for Metro-North Commuter Delay

The Connecticut Department of Transportation blamed a gear failure for a stuck railroad bridge that snarled travel on Thursday morning for thousands of Metro-North commuters.

05/29/2014

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No Deaths On State Roads During Holiday Travel Period

(Middletown, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – State police have released final number from their busy Memorial Day holiday traffic enforcement. For the four day period that ended at midnight, troopers logged 301 motor vehicle accidents, 54 with […]

05/27/2014

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New Funding For State Road Resurfacing

(CBS Connecticut) – Governor Dannel P. Malloy, joined by Deputy Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) Commissioner Anna M. Barry, today highlighted $11.9 million on the Bond Commission’s upcoming agenda to fund the state’s annual maintenance and […]

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–05/21/2014

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Gas Leak Forces Partial Evacuation In West Hartford

(West Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – A gas leak in West Hartford this morning has forced the evacuation a portion of the University of St. Joseph. Police say a construction crew struck a gas main. That […]

05/20/2014

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Pedestrian’s Body Found Under Moses Wheeler Bridge

A New Jersey man struck by a car and knocked off an Interstate 95 bridge has been found dead in the Housatonic River beneath the bridge.

05/18/2014

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Lawmakers Vow To Continue Rail Safety Push

Connecticut officials are marking the anniversary of a derailment on the Metro-North Railroad that injured more than 70 people in Bridgeport.

05/17/2014

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DMV Announces Modernization Efforts

WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (CBS Connecticut) _ Governor Dannel P. Malloy Thursday announced that the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is now accepting appointments for learner’s permit tests in the Old Saybrook office as part of the […]

05/01/2014

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Commuters Weigh In On Busway

Commuters weighed in Wednesday with generally positive reviews on plans to build a $567 million bus-only corridor in central Connecticut, which could take thousands of cars off the road and cut commute times.

04/30/2014