Red-suited revelers are set to throng New York City's streets and taverns this weekend, but organizers say they aim to have a more orderly SantaCon come to town this year.Full Story >
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North Korean state media say Kim Jong Un's uncle has been executed, calling the leader's former mentor "worse than a dog."Full Story >
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About 52,000 United Illuminating customers lost power Monday night after three substations in Bridgeport were de-energized.
Earlier on Monday, a notice was released by the Bridgeport mayor's office warning more than 35,000 residents that they would lose power at noon because the flooding, but thankfully that did not occur. All 35,000 of these customers will now be effected by the substations being de-energized.
But, UI officials warned, that story could change as more flooding is predicted for Monday night.
Customers in several Fairfield County towns including Stratford, Trumbull, Shelton and Fairfield will be impacted by the substations being de-energized.
According to UI officials, substations could be back on Tuesday morning, depending on the damage.
"We've made clear to the utility companies something they already know: Everyone is watching to see how they perform," Gov. Dannel Malloy said.
UI officials are hoping not to have perform similar actions with other substations.
"De-energizing before they potentially flood will make the restoration efforts in that area go more smoothly and quickly," Malloy said.
"They have to do this because if the substations flood while they're energized, the results could be catastrophic."
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Most of us like to warm up the car for a few minutes while we stay warm inside. But did you know that when you head back out to your car, you could have a fine waiting for you? The law has been in placeFull Story >
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New details have been released on a large drug sweep in Pierce Township, Clermont County. On Wednesday, a total of 17 people were indicted by a grand jury on 46 charges related to trafficking in drugs.Full Story >
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A Texas teenager killed four people while driving drunk and his attorney chose an unusual defense to keep him out of prison.Full Story >
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President Obama appeared on ‘Hardball' over the weekend, and in response to a question from host Chris Matthews regarding a recent poll that found a majority of Americans don't trust him, Obama pointedFull Story >
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A small plane carrying nine people crashed into the water off the Hawaiian island of Molokai, killing the director of the state Department of Health, officials said. The eight others survived.Full Story >
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