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What’s up with traffic on SW CT roads today?

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UPDATE 11:25 AM Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (22515033) Tractor Trailer Accident – STRATFORD I95N 0.57 miles beyond Exit 33 (RTE 130 EB) at 2/25/2015 11:22:15 AM #cttraffic UPDATE 10:50 AM Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (22515031) Motor Vehicle Accident – STAMFORD I95S 0.20 miles before Exit 6 (GRENHART RD) at 2/25/2015 10:44:21 AM #cttraffic UPDATE 8:50 AM Statewide CTDOT @CTDOT_Statewide (22515024) […] [Read More]
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I-95 SB in Norwalk reopened after tractor-trailer crash

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UPDATE 1:48 PM I-95 south has reopened near Exit 15 in Norwalk, after a three-vehicle crash. But it will take awhile for the backup to work its way through. UPDATE: 1:17 PM I-95 south still remains closed because of the tractor-trailer truck vs. car vs. box truck. UPDATE: 12:36 PM Southbound is still closed between […] [Read More]
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Cold delays some flights from region’s airports

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If you are holding tickets on flights to warmer places, including Florida today, you aren’t going to get away that easily. Several flight departures have been delayed by the frigid air at John F. Kennedy and LaGuardia airports this morning, according to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which manages the facilities. […] [Read More]
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Effort to fight Stratford house fire hampered by cold

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UPDATE 8 AM Some units are returning from the fire scene, but two engine companies will remain awhile longer, with firefighters rotating from the Denton Place to a nearby warming station, according to scanner reports. Original post 6:30 AM STRATFORD — Firefighters are on the scene of a house fire, at 57 Denton Place. The […] [Read More]
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What’s up with traffic on SW CT roads today?

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UPDATE 11:45 AM Road work projects have resumed and crews will be working until 3 p.m., the state DOT advises. Incident: Road Work - GREENWICH Description: Road Work on I-95 Northbound between Exits 4 and 5 (2.0 miles) in effect today until 3:00 pm. The right lane is closed. Reported Tuesday, February 24 at 9:36 am. Estimated […] [Read More]
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Two Milford students on bus involved in crash

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MILFORD — A school official has confirmed that two New Haven residents on their way to Joseph A. Foran High School were on the school bus involved in an accident earlier Wednesday morning. The students were not injured, but a school nurse will evaluate them, said James L. Richetelli Jr., the chief operations officer for the […] [Read More]
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Tractor-trailer driver pinned in cab in I-95 crash

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WESTPORT — Two lanes of I-95 north between Exits 18 and 19 were closed for more than an hour after a tractor-trailer crash early Tuesday. The driver had to be extricated from the truck’s cab, Assistant Fire Chief Larry Conklin said. He was brought to Norwalk Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. The crash […] [Read More]
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A line of plows on a Bradley Airport runway. Photo courtesy of Bradley Airport.

Weather causing flight delays at area airports

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UPDATED 8:36 AM LaGuardia Airport is announcing that some flights have been delayed, and other airports in our region are suggesting that anyone planning to fly today to call their carrier for the latest information. The snow is expected to stop by midday, the National Weather Service says. EWR JFK LGA SWF @NY_NJairports Weather conditions have […] [Read More]
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Very slippery roads this AM causing accidents

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UPDATE 10:40 AM Traffic has cleared and the skies are clearing in Fairfield County. UPDATE 9:45 AM I-95 south is still crawling from Bridgeport through Norwalk, and Route 8 south is slow through Shelton. The Merritt Parkway is moving smoothly. UPDATE 9 AM The Merritt Parkway is in much better shape now, but Route 8 […] [Read More]
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Man found dead on Metro North tracks is ID’d

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The body of a man found dead on the tracks in Rye, N.Y. on Friday has been identified as William Joseph, 27, of Far Rockaway, N.Y., the LoHud web site reports. Joseph was found dead on the Metro North tracks near the Locus Avenue overpass during the morning commute Friday. His death was caused by […] [Read More]
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