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U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT). (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Senators Propose Rail Crossing legislation

NEW YORK (AP) _ Two U.S. senators are calling for an increase in federal funds to lessen the dangers of railroad grade crossings. Sens. Charles Schumer of New York and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut say […]

02/15/2015

Metro North Commuter Train Collides With Two Vehicles Killing 6

Still More Questions Than Answers In Train-SUV Crash

By JIM FITZGERALD and JENNIFER PELTZ Associated Press    VALHALLA, N.Y. (AP) _ It was a hellish scenario investigators had never seen before: 400 feet of electrified third rail snapped into 12 pieces and speared […]

02/06/2015

Metro North Commuter Train Collides With Two Vehicles Killing 6

Deadly Metro North Crash

By KILEY ARMSTRONG  Associated Press  VALHALLA, N.Y. (AP) _ A commuter train slammed into a sport utility vehicle stuck on the tracks at a crossing Tuesday evening, killing 6 people, mostly on the train, and […]

02/03/2015

Metro-North tracks (Ann Karrick/WTIC Photo)

Praise For Metro-North’s Storm Performance

Metro-North Railroad is winning praise in Connecticut for its performance during the winter storm.

01/29/2015

(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

(DOT traffic camera, exit 50, Interstate 84.)

Governor Lifts Travel Ban As Of 2:00 p.m.

Governor Dannel Malloy is lifting the travel ban on Connecticut highways, effective 2:00 p.m.

01/27/2015

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Airlines Cancel Thousands Of Flights As Storm Approaches

Airlines cancelled thousands of flights into and out of East Coast airports as a major snowstorm packing up to three feet of snow barrels down on the region.

01/26/2015

Photo from Office of Governor Dannel Malloy

Malloy Backs Proposal To Widen I-84

(Danbury, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Governor Dannel Malloy continued to talk up his vision today for the state’s future in the area of transportation. The governor was in Danbury, pitching a proposal to widen Interstate 84 […]

01/22/2015

FILE PHOTO - Bradley International Airport (ConnDOT photo)

Bradley Airport Closes For De-Icing

Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks was closed for just over two hours midday Sunday, to give crews an opportunity to deal with icing on the ramps and equipment.

01/18/2015