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DCF Accidentally Pays $200,000 to Families Without Foster Kids

DCF Accidentally Pays $200,000 to Families Without Foster Kids

An NBC Connecticut Troubleshooter's investigation has discovered that the Department of Child and Families (DCF) has mistakenly shelled out hundreds of thousands of dollars to families that no longer foster children. Read More

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Investigations
Thursday, Aug 18, 2016
Man Claims State 'Double Dipping' While Holding Property

Man Claims State 'Double Dipping' While Holding Property

Sam Stout's mother, Frances passed away in 2009. As executor of her estate, the Hartford man researched her assets, went to probate court and paid hundreds of thousands in estate tax to both the Internal Revenue Service and... Read More

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Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016
911 System Shuts Down Again For Part of State Police

911 System Shuts Down Again For Part of State Police

Wednesday was a tough morning for call takers at one Connecticut 911 dispatch center. Read More

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Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016
Most Connecticut Schools Are Not Required to Test Water for Lead

Most Connecticut Schools Are Not Required to Test Water for Lead

Lead poisoning can be extremely harmful to children and could cause brain damage, but few schools know what the lead level in their drinking water is because the state only requires a small percentage of schools to test for it. Read More

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Monday, Aug 15, 2016
Hartford Hopes Big Investment in Golf Courses Pays Off

Hartford Hopes Big Investment in Golf Courses Pays Off

Investing taxpayer funds in sports ventures can leave towns and cities on the losing end. Read More

Investigations
Friday, Aug 12, 2016
Former Employees Say Concrete Company's Practices Contributed to Crumbling Foundations

Former Employees Say Concrete Company's Practices Contributed to Crumbling Foundations

John Soucy is one of several former employees from the 1970s, 80s and 90s who said the company's regular practices had a direct impact on the quality of the concrete used for residential foundations. Read More

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Thursday, Aug 11, 2016
Callers, First Responders Losing Faith After 911 System Fail

Callers, First Responders Losing Faith After 911 System Fail

Failure of the state's new 911 system has callers and first responders losing confidence in the multi-million dollar upgrade. Read More

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Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016
Man Fights Back Against Hidden Hospital Facility Fees

Man Fights Back Against Hidden Hospital Facility Fees

Ben Federico is 78-years-old and has had a heart attack, septic shock, MRSA and pneumonia three times. But his new battle is against Yale-New Haven Hospital for an extra cost he was blindsided by when he got a semi-annual check-up... Read More

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Tuesday, Aug 9, 2016
Waterbury Residents Go Almost One Month Without Elevator in High-Rise

Waterbury Residents Go Almost One Month Without Elevator in High-Rise

Fourteen days has passed since NBC Connecticut Troubleshooters first paid a visit to a high-rise in Waterbury where the elevators remain broken. Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Aug 9, 2016
Lawmakers Write to Insurers About Crumbling Foundations

Lawmakers Write to Insurers About Crumbling Foundations

Several members of Connecticut’s Congressional delegation have sent letters to Connecticut insurers regarding the proposal by the State of Connecticut to provide relief to homeowners with crumbling foundations in Hartford, Tolland... Read More

NBC Connecticut Joins With Red Cross for Blood Drive
NBC Connecticut is partnering with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive on June 23. Read more
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