<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - Connecticut News]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.com en-us Mon, 25 May 2015 21:50:47 -0400 Mon, 25 May 2015 21:50:47 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[1 Hurt in Rollover Crash in Wolcott Neighborhood]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 21:29:20 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/wolcott+hunters+ridge+rollover.jpg
One person was hurt when a car rolled over Monday evening on Hunters Ridge in Wolcott, according to police.]]>
<![CDATA[VA Hospitals Improving But Not There Yet: Blumenthal]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 19:48:29 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/VA00000000.jpg
After marching in the Stratford Memorial Day Parade, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Veterans' Affairs hospitals still need to take major strides a years after the scandal that cost the agency's secretary his...]]>
<![CDATA[Thousands Crowd Rocky Neck State Park on Memorial Day]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 19:39:56 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/rocky+neck+state+park+beach.JPG
It's still spring at Rocky Neck State Park in Niantic, so more people were on the sand on the afternoon of Memorial Day than in the water.]]>
<![CDATA[Local Farmers, Vendors Brace for Bird Flu]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 19:28:54 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/eggs+generic.jpg
Local farmers and vendors bracing themselves as the nation deals with its largest-ever outbreak of bird flu.]]>
<![CDATA[4 Teen Girls Arrested, 1 Hurt in Fight at Beach]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 21:38:22 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/calf+pasture+beach+norwalk.jpg
Four teenage girls were arrested and a fifth was taken to the hospital following a fight at Norwalk's Calf Pasture Beach on Memorial Day, according to police.

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<![CDATA[Several People Hurt in Waterbury Crash]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 21:39:21 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/waterbury+prospect+crash.JPG
Half a dozen people were hurt in a crash on Prospect Road in Waterbury early Monday evening, according to the fire department.]]>
<![CDATA[Guilford Adds Soldiers' Names to Civil War Memorial]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 18:16:50 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/guilford+war+memorial.jpg
The names of eight fallen soldiers from Guilford have been added to the town's Civil War memorial.]]>
<![CDATA[Memorial Day in Connecticut]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 17:46:21 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/52515+Middletown+Parade+1200.jpg
People across Connecticut paid tribute on Monday to the loved ones who served our country who lost their lives at numerous Memorial Day parades and services.

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<![CDATA[Memorial Day Weekend Drunken Driving Arrests Decrease Since 2014]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 17:13:38 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/connecticut+state+police+cruiser+lights.jpg
State police have made 52 drunken driving arrests so far over Memorial Day weekend, marking a slight drop in comparison to last year.

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<![CDATA[Two Bears Spotted in Greenwich Memorial Day Weekend]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 19:51:38 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/greenwich+Birch+Lane+Bear.JPG
Greenwich police are advising residents of some safety tips after there were two bear sightings in Greenwich Memorial Day weekend.

Photo Credit: Greenwich Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Motorcycle Crashes on Route 15 Near I-91 in Meriden]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 17:54:37 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/91+north+meriden+mca.JPG
State police are responding to Route 15 northbound in Meriden where traffic merges onto Interstates 91 and 691 after a motorcycle crashed Monday afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[Crews Respond to Fire in Enfield Neighborhood]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 16:43:20 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/enfield+roosevelt+fire+1.jpg
Crews are responding to a house fire on Roosevelt Boulevard in Enfield, according to the fire department.

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<![CDATA[Route 9 North Reopens in Middletown]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 16:30:41 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/connecticut+state+police+cruiser+lights.jpg
Route 9 northbound has reopened after a crash, according to state police.

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<![CDATA[Willimantic Resident Holds Would-Be Car Thief at Gunpoint: Cops]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 17:42:54 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/willimantic+police+generic.jpg
Police are crediting a Willimantic resident with helping to catch a would-be car burglar by holding him at gunpoint until officers arrived and arrested the suspected culprit.

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<![CDATA[New Haven Police Investigate Reported Shooting]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 15:32:15 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/nhpdfoundation04232015.jpg
A 15-year-old boy suffered a superficial gunshot wound to the forehead after a reported shooting in New Haven on Memorial Day, police said.

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<![CDATA[2 Graveside Flags Burned on Higganum Green]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 18:36:09 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Higganum+Town+Green+2+1200.jpg
State police are investigating after two graveside flags on the Higganum Green in Haddam were set on fire.

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<![CDATA[Police Arrest 3 Who Fled Old Saybrook Crash]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 11:41:35 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/connecticut+state+police+cruiser+lights.jpg
State police have arrested three people who fled on foot from a crash on Route 9 in Old Saybrook Monday morning.

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<![CDATA[Fire at O'Brien's Sports Pub in Danbury]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 09:37:33 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Danbury+Bar+Fire+1200.jpg
There was a fire at O'Brien's Sports Pub in Danbury early Monday morning.

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<![CDATA[Man Dragged Pregnant Woman By Hair Down Stairs: PD]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 09:29:11 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Steven+Gary+mug+shot+1200.jpg
A Hamden man is facing charges after dragging a pregnant woman by her hair down a flight of stairs and hit her in West Haven, police said.

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<![CDATA[Memorial Day Parades and Ceremonies Around Connecticut]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 10:10:32 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/bandera-estados-unidos.jpg
Cities and towns around the state are holding Memorial Day parades and ceremonies to honor Connecticut's veterans and fallen troops.

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<![CDATA[1 Killed in Crash Involving Cop Responding to Emergency Call]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 19:30:44 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Newington+Police+Involved+Fatal+Crash.jpg
One person was killed in a crash involving a female police officer on the Berlin Turnpike in Newington on Monday morning, according to police.

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<![CDATA[D.E.E.P. Reminds Boaters to Stay Safe]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 20:49:55 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/DEEP_Reminds_Boaters_to_Stay_Safe_1200x675_450516035979.jpg
On this holiday weekend, many people are getting outside to enjoy the nice weather.]]>
<![CDATA[Family Makes It Out Safely After Fire at Home in Orange: Report]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 19:07:58 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/fire+truck+generic.jpg
A house in Orange caught fire Saturday, but everyone got out safely, News 12 reported.]]>
<![CDATA[One Person Hospitalized in Branford All-Terrain Vehicle Crash]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 04:51:49 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/police-lights-shutterstock_542372566.jpg
One person was hospitalized after an all-terrain vehicle accident in Branford on Saturday night.

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<![CDATA[Fire Damages Waterbury Home]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 18:47:53 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/52315+Waterbury+fire+1200.jpg
A fire seriously damaged a Waterbury house on Saturday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[One Person Burned in Burlington House Fire]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 18:51:25 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/52315+Burlington+Fire+2+1200.jpg
One person suffered burns in a house fire on Saturday in Burlington.

Photo Credit: James Swanson]]>
<![CDATA[Metro-North Running on Sunday Schedule for Memorial Day]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 18:24:52 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/6pmetronorthstill021215.jpg
Metro-North trains will operate on a Sunday schedule for Memorial Day.

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<![CDATA[Route 82 in East Haddam Reopens to Marine Traffic Due After Bridge Issue]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 17:58:49 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/police-lights-shutterstock_542372567.jpg
Route 82 has reopened to marine traffic in both directions after a bridge was stuck in the closed position, according to the Department of Transportation.

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<![CDATA[Avon TD Bank Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 19:37:38 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Patryk+Kornas+mug+shot+1200.jpg
Police have arrested a man suspected of robbing the TD Bank in Avon at gunpoint last Sunday and believe he may be tied to another bank robbery that happened in town days later.

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<![CDATA[Car Fire in Avon]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 15:56:20 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/fire+truck+generic.jpg
Avon police and volunteer firefighters responded to a car fire Sunday afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[New Haven's Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge Closer to Completion]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 15:37:09 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/New+Haven+City+Hall+Edited.jpg
The Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge in New Haven is a step closer to carrying traffic.

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<![CDATA[CrossFit Milford Places Second at Regionals]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 19:33:35 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/CrossFit+Milford+1200.jpg
It’s the quest to find the "Fittest on Earth." The 2015 CrossFit Regionals are underway across the globe during the month of May, and this weekend, the Eastern regional competition at the XL Center in Hartford...

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<![CDATA[Conn. Residents Arrested for Trafficking Heroin in Vt. ]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 14:09:02 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/vsp+arrest+baxter+garcia.jpg
Vermont State Police arrested two Connecticut residents on drug charges.

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<![CDATA[Firefighters Rescue Puppy Trapped in Culvert]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 06:15:24 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/New+Haven+Puppy+Rescue+collage+1200.jpg
New Haven firefighters rescued a puppy who was trapped in a culvert late Saturday night.

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<![CDATA[Car Crashes on Route 9 North in Berlin]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 12:50:18 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/connecticut+state+police+cruiser+lights.jpg
A one-car crash on Route 9 north in Berlin shut down the highway overnight.

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<![CDATA[Connecticut Beaches Expected to Be Packed Memorial Day Weekend]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 12:08:33 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Hammonasset+Sunrise+1200.jpg
It's expected to be a busy day at Connecticut's beaches as temperatures are on the climb Memorial Day weekend and the state's campgrounds are full too.

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<![CDATA[I-95 Reopens in East Lyme ]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 09:55:29 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/connecticut+state+police+cruiser+lights.jpg
Interstate 95 north has reopened in East Lyme after closing early Sunday morning.

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<![CDATA[Pastor Shot Outside Church "Hasn't Lost Any Hope": Wife]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 08:50:12 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/52415+Hartford+pastor+shot+1200.jpg
Hartford police are investigating two early morning shootings Sunday that happened minutes apart, sending two victims to the hospital, including a beloved pastor shot outside a church while putting out Memorial...

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<![CDATA[New Haven Police Seek Armed Carjackers]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 20:41:47 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/nhpdfoundation04232015.jpg
Police are investigating an armed carjacking that happened Friday afternoon in New Haven.

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<![CDATA[Hiker Injured After Fall While Taking Photos at Meriden Park]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 17:34:54 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/fire_truck_generic_wavy.jpg
A 42-year-old male hiker was injured when he slipped and fell 10 feet while taking photographs off a trail at Hubbard Park in Meriden Saturday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[CT Woman Is 5th Globally to Finish "Chipper" CrossFit Challenge]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 17:07:59 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Kaleena+Ladeairous+1200.jpg
The CrossFit Regionals are underway as athletes from across the globe compete for the title of "Fittest on Earth" and one of the Connecticut participants is just became the fifth woman in the world to finish one...

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<![CDATA[Firefighters Rescue 2 From Deck Fire]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 20:39:02 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/fire+truck+generic.jpg
Middletown firefighters rescued two people inside a residential building during a structure at 6 Alsop Avenue late Friday night.]]>
<![CDATA[1 Killed in Crash on Route 10 in Granby]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 20:43:14 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/granby+route+10+crash.jpg
One person was killed and another was injured in a serious crash on Route 10/Salmon Brook Street in Granby late Friday afternoon, according to police.]]>
<![CDATA["Superman" Sends Bogus Hostage Threat to New Haven PD]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 15:10:06 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/new+haven+police+generic1.jpg
"Superman" sent New Haven police a letter demanding $800,000 in ransom money, claiming he was holding all department substations and vehicles hostage, but police determined it was a bogus threat.]]>
<![CDATA[Police Look for Missing South Windsor Man, 52]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 14:35:13 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Gregory+Burnham+Silver+Alert+1200.jpg
Police are looking for a missing 52-year-old South Windsor man and a Silver Alert has been issued.

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<![CDATA[West Haven Dedicates Eighth Phase of Veterans Walk of Honor ]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 19:13:37 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Walk+of+Honor+1200.jpg
Members of the West Haven Veterans Council and city officials dedicated the eighth phase of the brick Veterans Walk of Honor project on Saturday night, just days before Memorial Day.]]>
<![CDATA[Silver Alert Issued for Missing Hartford Boy, 11]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 12:22:13 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Albert+Edole+Silver+Alert+1200.jpg
State police have issued a Silver Alert for an 11-year-old Hartford boy who is missing.

Photo Credit: State Police]]>