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A man clears snow from a sidewalk following a snow storm on January 3, 2014 in New York.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Accidents Reported As Storm Slams State

More than 200 accidents were reported in Connecticut as a winter storm slammed the region and potentially record-breaking cold temperatures are on the way.

01/03/2014

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Governor Directs Early Dismissal At State Agencies

As the state prepares for more snow and frigid temperatures,  Governor Malloy ordered state agency heads to release state workers early to help manage the afternoon commute.  The governor will brief the state on storm […]

01/02/2014

A man scrapes heavy wet snow off of his car.  (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Another Storm Heads To Northern New England

Utility companies in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont are bracing for more power outages as a fast-moving storm is expected to drop heavy wet snow that could wipe out the progress they’ve made.

12/29/2013

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New Haven Declares Snow Emergency

ew Haven’s mayor had declared a snow emergency and a parking ban in the city ahead of a winter storm that is expected to bring snow, sleet and freezing rain to Connecticut.

12/14/2013

People wait for their Amtrak train departure in Pennsylvania Station on the busiest travel day of the year November 27, 2013 in New York City.  (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Rain, Snow Hit East During The Thanksgiving Rush

A wet and blustery storm along the East Coast has dumped up to 9 inches of snow in parts of upstate New York but hasn’t caused the all-out gridlock many Thanksgiving travelers feared.

11/27/2013

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Attorney General Asks To Disallow Part Of CL&P Storm Recovery Request

Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen wants at least $90-million dollars in rate hikes sought by Connecticut Light & Power.

11/01/2013

Aerials from Governor Malloy's tour of damage from Hurricane Sandy (Courtesy Connecticut National Guard)

Coastal Areas Prepare For Hurricane Season

Forecasters hope to offer easy-to-understand, color-coded maps and change the way they talk to the public about storm surge during the coming hurricane season.

05/26/2013

Sue Bird #6 of the United States dribbles against Australia during their Basketball Game on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the North Greenwich Arena on August 9, 2012 in London, England. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2012 NBAE (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Injury Keeps Sue Bird Out For WNBA Season

While former UConn star Sue Bird recovers from knee surgery, she’ll be sidelined for the WNBA season and will be doing some work for ESPN.

05/26/2013

Simsbury (Jeff Hugabonne/WTIC Photo)

CL&P Says Five Storms Cost $462.3 Million; Company Asks To Recover $414 Million

Connecticut Light and Power says the five major storms the last two years have cost it $462.4 million dollars — and it is asking permission to pass $414 million of that on to ratepayers starting in December of next year.

03/28/2013

A military Humvee drives through a flooded road caused by Superstorm Sandy. (Photo by STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Conn. Homeowners Face Stark Choices After Sandy

Jackie Beagon loved her life along the Connecticut coast, where she and her husband walked to the beach and church and bicycled around the neighborhood. But Superstorm Sandy ripped it all apart, and the couple was forced to sell their flood-ravaged home in Fairfield, where they lived for a quarter of a century.

03/03/2013

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