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Metro North New Haven line disruption
8:33 am
Mon October 7, 2013

Metro North failure was the result of a gamble gone wrong

Liquid nitrogen is poured into a pit where Con Edison works on power feeder lines in Mount Vernon, NY.
Credit Craig LeMoult

Regular train service resumed on Monday between Connecticut and New York City, almost two weeks after a power failure caused Metro North's New Haven Line to operate at nearly half its capacity.

Some are asking how the system was so vulnerable that a failure on a single power feeder line could cause such a problem. WSHU’s Craig LeMoult took a look at a gamble that was taken by the MTA, and what went wrong.

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Federal govt. shutdown affects Conn.
5:42 pm
Fri October 4, 2013

Bridgeport head start program gets food donation

Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch (center) helps deliver Connecticut Food Bank donations to Head Start program at Action for Bridgeport Community Development
Credit Ebong Udoma

A head start program in Bridgeport, Connecticut, is one of many forced to close its doors because of the partial shutdown of the federal government. The program received emergency food aid from the Connecticut Food Bank on Friday.

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Officials search condominium
3:36 pm
Fri October 4, 2013

Latest on Stamford, Conn. woman killed in DC car chase

Credit AP Photo/Advanced Periodontics

FBI agents in Stamford, Conn., are searching for clues about why an unarmed 34-year-old mother who lived there went on a driving rampage in Washington, D.C. yesterday. WSHU's Craig LeMoult shared the latest details in this interview with Here & Now's Robin Young.

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Capitol chase investigation
12:44 am
Fri October 4, 2013

Woman killed in D.C. car chase from Stamford; Police search condo

A federal agent removes evidence from the apartment complex where Miriam Carey is believed to have lived in Stamford, Conn., Friday, Oct. 4, 2013.
AP Photo/John Minchillo

A driver who led police on a car chase from the White House to the U.S. Capitol before being shot to death yesterday has been identified as a woman from Stamford, Connecticut.

Law enforcement officials says the driver was 34-year-old Miriam Carey. She was traveling with her 1-year-old daughter who avoided serious injury and was taken into protective custody.

Police, fire, and other emergency vehicles descended on a Woodside Green Condominiums near Scalzi Park in Stamford Thursday afternoon where Carey allegedly lived. Arthur Lamorte lives in the complex.

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Tax cuts, too?
6:43 pm
Thu October 3, 2013

Cuomo: NY could have a surplus

  Governor Andrew Cuomo says New York state could have a budget surplus within three years. The positive budget news comes as Cuomo has formed a task force to look at ways to cut taxes.  

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