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File image of a law enforcement officer with a confiscated weapon.   (Photo Credit: Joe Raedle / Getty Images)

Gun Parts Found In Stuffed Animals At RI Airport

Federal transportation officials said Tuesday they found gun components and ammunition hidden inside stuffed animals — including a Mickey Mouse — carried by a passenger at Rhode Island’s T.F. Green Airport on Monday, and that the incident was related to a domestic disagreement.

05/08/2012

Aerial Shots of Hurricane Irene Damage in Connecticut

$51 Million In Irene Aid Headed For State

Connecticut has received $51 million in federal money to help repair roads that were damaged by the remnants of Hurricane Irene and the rare October snowstorm.

01/05/2012

Slippery Conditions sign

Jury Rules Against DOT In Black-Ice Accident

A jury has awarded $1.6 million to a Thomaston man who sued the state Department of Transportation over injuries he suffered in a 2007 accident on an icy road.

12/23/2011

Merritt Parkway (ConnDOTPhoto)

DOT To Study Trail Along Merritt Parkway

Connecticut’s Department of Transportation is beginning to study whether a multi-use trail along the Merritt Parkway, stretching from Greenwich to Stratford, is feasible.

11/24/2011

Torrey Life Sciences Building (Courtesy University of Connecticut)

UConn Students Can Check Out Bicycles From Library

University of Connecticut students can now check out bicycles from the campus library.

10/08/2011

Port of Bridgeport (ConnDOT Photo)

State Drafts Development Plan For Ports

The state is drafting an economic development plan for Connecticut’s ports.

10/06/2011

Lawmakers Fight Federal Transportation Cuts

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Representative Chris Murphy say Connecticut will be hurt by proposed cuts in federal transportation funding now being considered by Congress.

08/12/2011

File Photo (Michael Smith/Getty Images)

DOT Says Distracted Driving Crackdown Worked

The U.S. Secretary of Transportation says cash-strapped police departments around the country need subsidies to boost enforcement of state laws against distracted driving.

07/11/2011

Metro North file image from Metro North web site.

Derailment Causes Metro-North, Amtrak Problems

A derailed piece of work equipment halted Metro-North train service between Bridgeport and Fairfield Friday night.

06/25/2011

The Middletown I-91 Rest Area.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Lawmaker: Rest Areas Saved

The co-chairman of the General Assembly’s Transportation Committee says he’s been assured by the governor’s office that certain noncommercial rest stops will remain open, despite Connecticut’s budget challenges.

06/08/2011

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