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Trucks at a rest stop on I-91 northbound in Middletown. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

CT Senators Seek To Maintain Trucker Driving Limits

Saying it is an issue of safety, Connecticut’s two Democratic senators today called for the preservation of current rules limiting how many hours truckers can driver.

06/20/2014

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Yale Student’s Family Settles Fraternity Lawsuit Over 2003 Death

The family of one of four Yale University students killed in a 2003 crash on Interstate 95 in Connecticut has settled a negligence lawsuit against the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity.

09/24/2013

File photo of an East Haven police car (credit: Getty Images)

Cops: Naked Man High On PCP Kidnaps Girlfriend’s Baby, Runs Onto Highway

Police in Connecticut say a naked man high on PCP kidnapped his girlfriend’s baby and ran onto a busy highway in Bridgeport, where state troopers took him into the custody. The baby wasn’t harmed.

03/12/2013

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Police ID Woman Found Dead Near Highway Ramp

State Police have identified a woman found dead around an entrance ramp to Interstate 95 in Westport in a case that troopers are calling a “suspicious” death.

01/20/2012

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Tanker Fire Closes Intersections; Evacuations Ordered

State police say the area around Routes 10 and 322 in Southington is being evacuated this afternoon, after a tanker truck caught fire.

12/27/2011

Toll taker (William Thomas Cain/Getty Images News)

Opposition Mounting To RI Border Toll Plan

Hopkinton, R.I. officials are fighting proposed tolls on Interstate 95 near the Connecticut line.

10/03/2011

(Map courtesy Department of Transportation)

Highway Rest Areas To Close

Signs have gone up on Interstate 84 in Willington, announcing the closing of the Connecticut Welcome Center westbound and the state rest area eastbound, effective July 1. The closings, along with the closings next fiscal […]

06/03/2011

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House Votes To Bring Tolls Back To Pay for Route 11

The State House voted early Thursday morning to authorize the state’s transportation department to allow temporary tolls on Route 11 in southeastern Connecticut.

06/02/2011

Four Injured in I-84 Wrong Way Crash

At least four people were injured in a three-car wrong-way crash that closed a stretch of Interstate 84 in Hartford for several hours.

05/25/2011

(Credit: File/William Thomas Cain/Getty Images News)

Should Tolls Return Here?

Connecticut drivers could see a return to tolls under legislation being considered at the capitol.

02/18/2011

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