<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - Connecticut News]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.com en-us Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:57:48 -0400 Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:57:48 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Police Investigate 2nd Possible Burglary at Hamden Apartments]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:43:40 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/hamden+apartment+burglary.JPG
Hamden police are searching for the man who broke into a woman's apartment, tied her up and stole her car, electronics and debit card, according to police.

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<![CDATA[NASCAR's Joey Logano Heading Home to Connecticut]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:20:11 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/2014-TMS_duck-dynasty-500-3179.jpg
NASCAR driver and Connecticut native Joey Logano will return to his roots on Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Vernon Police to Give Update on Humans Remains Found in 2013]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:10:06 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/vernon+remains_722.jpg
Skeletal remains were found Wednesday in the area of 126 West Street in Vernon.

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<![CDATA[Winter-Blend Gasoline Likely to Lower Gas Prices]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:43:57 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/gasoline1.jpg
Connecticut gas prices are down nearly 10 cents from last month due to a switchover to a less expensive blend of fuel.]]>
<![CDATA[New Restaurant Opening at Mohegan Sun]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:13:56 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/cheesefondue14.jpg
A new restaurant will open its doors at Mohegan Sun by the end of 2014.

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<![CDATA[Run for Poverty at ECSU]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:03:41 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/ecsu_eastern+connecticut.jpg
Get fit and give back this Friday with the Annual Poverty Awareness Marathon at Eastern Connecticut State University.

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<![CDATA[50 People Out of Work After Bridgeport Factory Fire]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:24:21 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/daylight+Bridgeport+factory+fire+1200.jpg
Authorities are working round the clock in Bridgeport, Connecticut, after a five-alarm factory fire spewed hazardous materials into the air and water and forced hundreds of residents from their homes...]]>
<![CDATA[State Leaders Look to Improve Internet Reliability]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:04:51 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Internet00000000.jpg
State officials announced their plan to improve access to ultra high speed internet in order to improve Connecticut business environment]]>
<![CDATA[Police Union Calls for Prisoner Transport Vans]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:47:44 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/tropercrashpic91514.jpg
Authorities are investigating after a state police cruiser was involved in a crash on Interstate 91 northbound in Hartford Friday night while he was transporting a prisoner.]]>
<![CDATA[Police Search for Wallingford Bank Robber]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:00:51 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/TD-Bank-Skimming.jpg
Police are searching for the man who robbed a Wallingford bank Monday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Plainfield Burglar Tries to Hide in House: Police]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:40:11 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/justin+kania+plainfield.jpg
A 19-year-old is behind bars after breaking into a home in the Moosup section of Plainfield and trying to hide upstairs when police arrived, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[School Bus Crashes on I-95 South in Stratford]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:33:57 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/school+bus+crash+95.jpg
A school bus crash caused lane closures on Interstate 95 southbound in Stratford and the exit 31 off-ramp was also shut down Monday afternoon, according to state police.

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<![CDATA[Police Investigate Bar Robbery in West Haven]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:08:38 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Brick+Bar+West+Haven+robbery.jpg
West Haven Police are asking for help to identify a man wanted in connection with a robbery in the parking area of the Brick Bar on Campbell Avenue on July 22.

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<![CDATA[Hamden Woman Tied Up During Home Invasion]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:01:36 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/hamden+apartment+burglary.JPG
Hamden police are searching for the man who broke into a woman's apartment, tied her up and stole her car, electronics and debit card, according to police.

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<![CDATA[Accused New Britain Rapist Remains at Large: Police]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:40:55 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Antonio+Ponder+1200.jpg
New Britain police have identified the man accused of raping and robbing an 18-year-old woman earlier this month and are asking for the public's help in tracking him down.

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<![CDATA[Suspect in Theft of Autistic Man's Birthday Money Arrested]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:52:42 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Steven+St.+Jacques+birthday+money+burglary.jpg
Two gay men were attacked and robbed by a group of people in Philadelphia on Thursday in a possible hate crime, police said. Sources tell NBC10 the victims were walking when they were approached by a...

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<![CDATA[2nd Woman Struck By Lightning at Mass. Beach Has Died: Police]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:42:59 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1591905411.jpg
Two women are in critical condition after being struck by lightning in Ipswich, Massachusetts, on Saturday. Officials say both victims were swimming at the time. They were found with entrance and exit...

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<![CDATA[Robbers Followed Man Into Apartment: Police]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:28:15 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/bridgeport+white+and+williams.jpg
Police have arrested two people accused of following a Bridgeport resident into his apartment on Washington Avenue last month, assaulting him and stealing his money.

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<![CDATA[2 Arrested in Connection With Hartford Murder]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:56:30 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/hartford+police+generic+1.JPG
Hartford police have arrested two men in connection with a murder on Friday night.

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<![CDATA[Man Busted With Fake Police Motorcycle]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:58:54 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Nicholas+Ferrucci+1200+Hamden.jpg
When a fake police motorcycle went through a red light in Hamden on Wednesday afternoon with lights on and sirens blaring, the real police were there to see it and arrested the driver.

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<![CDATA[Woman Arrested After Drunken Crash: Cops]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:20:34 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Gail+Snow+1200.png
A woman who got into a crash in Glastonbury last Saturday afternoon was drunk and has a history of drunken driving according to police and court records.

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<![CDATA[Apartment Building Evacuated After Basement Fire]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:25:07 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/West+Hartford+Basement+Fire+Edited.jpg
Residents have been evacuated from an apartment building at 8 Concord St. in West Hartford after a small basement fire.

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<![CDATA[Wood Stove Could Have Started Barn Fire in Woodstock: Homeowner]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:06:15 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Woodstock+Fire+Department+generic.JPG
A wood stove might be to blame for a barn fire in Woodstock on Monday morning, according to the homeowner.

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<![CDATA[Motorcyclist Killed in Trumbull Crash]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:41:32 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/ambulancegeneric.jpg
A motorcyclist has died after being hit by a car in Trumbull on Sunday morning, according to police.

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<![CDATA[Men in SUV Grabbed Wesleyan Student: Police ]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:18:23 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/middletown+police+department.JPG
Middletown police are investigating after a Wesleyan University student was assaulted early Sunday morning.

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<![CDATA[Gas Leak Fixed After Car Crashes Into Milford House]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 06:58:55 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Milford+Car+Crash+Into+House.JPG
A 17-year-old driver crashed into a house in Milford overnight, causing a gas leak.

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<![CDATA[Route 30 Reopens After Car Crashes Into Pole]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:31:44 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/91514+Car+Into+Pole+Edit.jpg
Oakland Road (Route 30) in South Windsor has reopened after a car hit a pole early Monday morning. Police said the driver might have fallen asleep at the wheel.

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<![CDATA[Fire Rips Through Vacant New Britain Building]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:14:01 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/91514+New+Britain+Flames+Edit.jpg
Flames ripped through an abandoned building on Glen Street in New Britain after fire reignited on Monday morning and fire officials are investigating what caused it.

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<![CDATA[Fire Rips Through North Haven Home; 1 Dead]]> Sun, 14 Sep 2014 10:52:48 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/northhavenedit.jpg
A Brooklyn mother woke to find her three-and-a-half year old son covered in what is believed to be rat bites, is on a mission to relocate. Living near a rat-infested subway, the mother believes her son was...]]>
<![CDATA[Hartford Police Investigate Garden Street Shooting]]> Sat, 13 Sep 2014 22:58:59 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/hartford+garden+street+shooting+crop.jpg
Hartford police are investigating a shooting that occurred outside 646 Garden Street.

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<![CDATA[Norwalk Police Seek Bank Robbery Suspect]]> Sat, 13 Sep 2014 21:56:33 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Norwalk+robbery+resized.jpg
Norwalk police are seeking public assistance to identify the suspect in an armed bank robbery Saturday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Waterford Police Investigate Vandalism]]> Sat, 13 Sep 2014 21:38:14 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/20140907+Police+Lights.jpg
Waterford police are asking for the public’s help in investigating several cases of vandalism.]]>
<![CDATA[Prof. Shares "Unbelievable" Story of Finding 9/11 Photo Owner]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:12:11 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/176*120/911+wedding+photo+boston+globe.jpg
An Arlington hot yoga studio triggered a Twitter frenzy Thursday after offering a Sept. 11-themed discount on yoga classes, the Washington Post reports. Bikram Arlington, located just four miles away from...

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<![CDATA[Decision 2014: The Q-Poll]]> Sun, 14 Sep 2014 12:58:31 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/visconti+foley+malloy+decision.jpg
This week’s episode of "Decision 2014" focuses on the first Quinnipiac poll of the general election.

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<![CDATA[Police Recover Stolen Gun During Drug Search]]> Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:43:06 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Harvey+Fair+Edited.jpg
New Haven police recovered a stolen gun while issuing a search and seizure warrant for a narcotics investigation.

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<![CDATA[Police Raise $1,300 for Autistic Man Robbed of Birthday Money]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:44:02 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/stamford+autistic+larceny.jpg
A Chicago teen has been charged after a pregnant Chicago State University student was attacked and forced into the trunk of her car earlier this week, police said Saturday. The 17-year-old was charged...

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<![CDATA[Men Rob Club Patron Who Bought Them Drinks: Cops]]> Sat, 13 Sep 2014 13:31:13 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Connecticut+State+Police+generic.jpg
Two men robbed a 57-year-old man in a club parking lot in Sterling early Saturday morning after drinking with him.]]>
<![CDATA[Silver Alert Issued for Missing Westbrook Man, 63]]> Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:33:46 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/91314Missing+Person+Edited.jpg
A Silver Alert has been issued for a 63-year-old Westbrook man.

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<![CDATA[Silver Alert Issued for Southington Woman, 76]]> Sat, 13 Sep 2014 21:03:10 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/91314+Betty+Long+Edited.jpg
Southington police say Betty Long has been located.

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<![CDATA[Two People Shot Outside Bridgeport Night Club]]> Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:11:51 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Bridgeport+police+generic.jpg
Bridgeport detectives are investigating an overnight shooting at a night club that wounded two people.

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<![CDATA[Factory Blaze Sparks Environmental Concerns]]> Sat, 13 Sep 2014 09:56:15 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/daylight+Bridgeport+factory+fire+1200.jpg
Adam Mayblum worked on the 87th floor of the World Trade Center's north tower, just below where American Airlines Flight 11 struck, and he was one of the few who made it out. Shortly after he walked down...

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<![CDATA[New Haven Man Shot During Robbery Attempt]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 22:48:12 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/New+Haven+police+photo.jpg
Police are searching for the teen who shot a 46-year-old man during an apparent robbery in New Haven on Friday night and said he fled the scene with an accomplice.]]>
<![CDATA[Volunteers Build Playground for Kids With Special Needs]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 22:31:51 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/188*120/Playground_Generic.JPG
More than 400 volunteers will gather in Bridgeport next Thursday to help build a playground featuring equipment for special needs children.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Shot in Arm in Bridgeport]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 22:19:55 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Bridgeport+police+generic.jpg
Police in Bridgeport are investigating after a young man was shot in the arm Friday night.

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