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Lighthouse Point Park in New Haven, Conn.
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Reports from WSHU's Tom Kuser, Ebong Udoma, Dan Katz, Bill Buchner, Ann Lopez, Davis Dunavin and Cassandra Basler.

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Coast Guard Academy To Offer Cyber Systems Major

Jul 16, 2018
Department of Defense

The U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, plans to offer a new major beginning this fall.  

Brendan Capuano / WSHU

A federal judge in Bridgeport has ruled that the government violated the Constitution when it separated two children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. The two children are staying in a group home in Groton, Connecticut, and are suing to be reunited with their parents. Judge Victor Bolden has ordered the government to bring the parents to court for a hearing this week.

Jessica Hill / AP

The Connecticut Democratic Party-endorsed candidate for governor, Ned Lamont, is once again having to deal with an issue that first came up in 2006 during his unsuccessful campaign to unseat former U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman. The issue was raised at a Democratic gubernatorial forum at the Varick Memorial AME Zion Church in New Haven Sunday.

New Haven: One Of The Safest Cities For Cyclists In U.S.

Jul 13, 2018
Courtesy of yourlocalsecurity.com

The City of New Haven was named the safest city for bicyclists east of the Mississippi River. New Haven ranked 10th in the country according to the study.

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