BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - Federal investigators are looking at two sections of rail found at the scene of Friday's commuter train crash in Bridgeport. The rails appear to have broken but investigators aren't sure whether they were broken in the crash or before. They tell the Connecticut Post the track had been inspected by Metro-North just two days before the accident.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - Metro-North says there have been no major problems or delays reported as rail service resumes through Bridgeport today. Trains have been running at reduced speeds in the area where tracks had to be repaired.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Led by Massachusetts and Vermont, New England is recovering from the recession. The New England Economic Partnership has issued its latest regional assessment and says the region likely won't return to pre-recession employment levels until 2015.
DANBURY, Conn. (AP) - A former New Milford police officer convicted of negligent homicide in a 1998 on-duty shooting has been found dead. The (Danbury) News Times reports Scott Smith was found yesterday by firefighters after friends reported they couldn't contact him. The death is under investigation.
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