<![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, 02 Sep 2014 02:55:00 -0400 Tue, 02 Sep 2014 02:55:00 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Bobcat Euthanized After Attacking Woman: EnCon Police]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:07:33 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/9114+bobcat+Edited.jpg
A bobcat that attacked at least one person in Lebanon has been euthanized, according to Department of Energy and Environmental Protection State Environmental Conservation Police.

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<![CDATA[Rescue Crews Search for Missing Swimmer]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:12:33 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/West+Haven+Water+Search+Photos+Edited.jpg
Rescue crews are looking for a missing man in the water at Bradley Point in West Haven.

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<![CDATA[Vigil Planned for Abused Groton 2-Month-Old Baby]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:13:18 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Candlelight_Vigil_Generic.jpg
A 24-year-old father from Groton has been arrested, accused of abusing his 2-month-old son and causing life-threatening injuries.]]>
<![CDATA[State Police Make 35 DUI Arrests Labor Day Weekend]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:34:11 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/connecticut+state+police+trooper1.jpg
State Police have made 26 drunken driving arrests so far over the Labor Day weekend as troopers increase traffic enforcement for the holiday weekend.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Touched Juvenile Inappropriately: Police]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:23:54 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/14-21918-LOPEZAngelo+Edited.jpg
A Naugatuck man was arrested after entering a juvenile's home uninvited and touching her inappropriately, police said.

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<![CDATA[Motorcyclist Dies in Chaplin Crash]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:16:26 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/ChaplinCrash+Edited.png
One person died after a motorcycle crash in Chaplin.]]>
<![CDATA[Two People Hospitalized After Crash With Driver Fleeing Police]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:59:55 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/New+London+police.jpg
Two people were extricated from a car and hospitalized after a driver fleeing police crashed into it.

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<![CDATA[Man Tries to Choke West Haven Resident During Burglary]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:54:28 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/9114+West+Haven+Mug+Shots.jpg
A man and two women assaulted a woman during a break-in at her Highland Street apartment in West Haven and fled the scene in West Haven, police said.

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<![CDATA[Trooper, Cop and Suspect Injured in Crash After Car Chase]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:21:26 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/9114Washington+Crash+3+Edited.jpg
A suspect, state trooper and Woodbury police officer were injured after a stolen car pursuit that led to shots fired and ended with a crash in Washington, Connecticut.

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<![CDATA[Life Star Airlifts Person Involved in Head-On Collision]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:21:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/9114+Vernon+Crash+Edited.jpg
Life Star airlifted one person to Hartford Hospital and ambulances took two more people there after a two-car head-on collision in Vernon late Sunday night.

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<![CDATA[Crash Involving State Police Trooper Injures 4]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:07:28 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Connecticut+State+Police+generic.jpg
Four people including a 7-year-old were injured when a State Police vehicle crashed into another car Sunday afternoon in Waterbury.]]>
<![CDATA[Biker Injured Riding in Woods]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:53:40 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/WHTFDBIKERHURT090114+Edited.jpg
A biker was injured riding in the woods Monday morning near Old Stone Crossing in West Hartford.

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<![CDATA[Police Seek Witnesses of August Crash]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:28:01 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/east+haven+police+logo.jpg
The East Haven Police Department is seeking witnesses who may have observed a two-car accident that happened in mid August.]]>
<![CDATA[Olive Garden to Deliver Free Lunches to CT Emergency Officials]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:56:34 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/041411+olive+garden.jpg
Connecticut Olive Garden restaurants are honoring local police and fire officials and emergency room personnel with free lunches on Labor Day.

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<![CDATA[Runners Taken to Hospital Due to High Heat, Humidity ]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:38:44 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/New+Haven+Road+Race+Edited.jpg
Some celebrate Labor Day by sleeping in and others, like the 7,000 people expected on the New Haven green Monday morning, like to wake up and run a 20K race.

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<![CDATA[Racing Community Mourns Driver Killed in Crash]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 22:29:51 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Lime+Rock+Edited.jpg
The racing community remains in shock after a 73-year-old driver was killed at the track in Lime Rock Park.

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<![CDATA[Bristol Police Investigate Bank Robbery]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 21:23:25 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Bristol+Police1.jpg
Bristol police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred early Sunday morning.

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<![CDATA[Suspended UConn Sorority Can Stay in Husky Village]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:54:29 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/uconnhazing81214j00000000.jpg
On Wednesday night, UConn placed the Sigma Chi fraternity and Delta Gamma sorority on interim suspension in connection with an incident on Feb. 28.]]>
<![CDATA[Storms Dump Heavy Rain Across the State]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 20:13:08 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/nhaven+flooding.jpg
Storms are in the forecast throughout late afternoon and evening.]]>
<![CDATA[ Coast Guard Band to Play Tchaikovsky's '1812 Overture' at Concert]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 12:21:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/fort+trumbull+beach.jpg
The United States Coast Guard is tuning their trumpets and warming up the woodwinds for a concert in New London later Sunday afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[Road Closures During Newtown Labor Day Parade]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 09:06:44 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/184*120/road-closed.jpg
If you're traveling in Newtown on Monday, there will be some road closures during the town's 53rd annual Labor Day parade.

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<![CDATA[Fewer Lifeguards on Connecticut Beaches Labor Day Weekend]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 11:29:33 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Hammonasset+4.JPG
If you're heading to the beach Labor Day weekend, you're going to want to keep a close eye on the water as fewer lifeguards staff Connecticut's beaches now that the summer swimming season is coming to a close.

Photo Credit: Amanda Raus, NBC Connecticut]]>
<![CDATA[Burglars Remove Air Conditioners to Break Into 3 Homes]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 09:32:02 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/police-lights-shutterstock_1318124122.jpg
South Windsor police are investigating three burglaries that happened within the span of a few hours Quarryback and Sally drives on Saturday morning.

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<![CDATA[Bristol Officer Dragged By Vehicle]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 07:56:57 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Bristol_Mwanilelo1.jpg
Bristol police have arrested a man for dragging an officer with his vehicle.

Photo Credit: Bristol Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[State Police Investigate Fatal Crash on Lime Rock Racetrack]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:45:02 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Lime+Rock+Edited.jpg
Connecticut state police are investigating an untimely death at Lime Rock park in Salisbury.

Photo Credit: Christine Matthews]]>
<![CDATA[Police Seek Suspect in Credit Card Theft ]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:23:38 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/manchester_credit_card1.jpg
Manchester police are seeking the public help to identify a woman they believe racked up over a thousand dollars’ worth of charges on a stolen credit card.

Photo Credit: Manchester Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Accident Closes Main Street in East Haven]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 17:24:28 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/police-tape-shutterstock_81281836.jpg
Crews are on scene at Main Street in East Haven after a car struck a pole Saturday afternoon, according to police.

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<![CDATA[Police Arrest Burglary Suspect, Seek Accomplice: Cops]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 09:10:34 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Carlos+Rivera+Mug+Shot+Edited.jpg
Police arrested a suspected copper metal burglar and are looking for his accomplice after a neighbor reported a break-in on Union Street in Bristol Saturday morning.

Photo Credit: Bristol Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Police Seek Suspects Who Shot Man in Neck: Cops]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 13:23:59 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Bridgeport+police+generic.jpg
Bridgeport detectives are looking for at least two suspects in an overnight shooting at a Marina Village housing complex that injured a Bridgeport man.

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<![CDATA[Old Saybrook Police Recover Three Rifles]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:14:19 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/webpicupdate82914.jpg
Old Saybrook police have recovered three assault rifles and drug paraphernalia at Fenwood Drive Friday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Willimantic Police Make Arrest in Shooting]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:18:41 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/willimantic+shooting.jpg
Half a dozen people were taken into police custody for questioning Tuesday after a 16-year-old was shot in the arm in a Willimantic alley near the 700 block of Main Street, according to police.

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<![CDATA[Second Amendment Rights Group Endorses Foley]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 13:32:33 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Tom+Foley+Getty+2010.jpg
Amidst much speculation the group, Connecticut Citizens Defense League announced Friday that it would endorse GOP gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley in the 2014 race.

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<![CDATA[Security Heightened at State Capitol, LOB Buildings]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 13:43:03 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/connecticut+capitol+generic.jpg
For the first time, visitors to the Connecticut Capitol and the Legislative Office Building will all have to be screened by security.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Arrested in Two Robberies]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:26:30 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Terence+Police+Edited.jpg
Bridgeport police arrested a 30-year-old man connected to two commercial robberies in the city and are investigating whether he is tied to robberies in nearby towns.

Photo Credit: Bridgeport Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[ Police Search for 2 Bank Robbers: Cops]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:00:07 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/police-lights-shutterstock_542372562.jpg
West Haven police are seeking two male robbers who stole from a Main Street bank Friday afternoon, police said.

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<![CDATA[Person of Interest Detained After Possible Obama Threat ]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 11:45:52 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AP995664873180.jpg
Hamden, Connecticut, police say that a vehicle believed to be driven by a suspicious person who may have threatened President Barack Obama has been located and a person involved is in

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<![CDATA[Homeowner Interrupts Burglary At Wallingford House]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:49:57 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/tlmd_police_tape_lights_generic_thumbnail.jpg
A Wallingford homeowner caught a female intruder in the act of burglarizing her Harrison Road home on Friday morning and police have since arrested the woman and an accomplice who fled the scene in a car. ]]>
<![CDATA[Burglars Hid Under Bed, In Closet: Cops]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:44:20 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Hamden+police.JPG
Hamden police have arrested three teenagers connected to a home invasion that happened Wednesday afternoon, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Convicted of Sex Assault Captured After Eluding Authorities ]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:04:01 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Handcuffs-generic-custody.jpg
A man found guilty of sexual assault is back in police custody months after he was scheduled to be sentenced.

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<![CDATA[Police Investigate Shooting in Willimantic ]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:46:36 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/police_generic21.jpg
Willimantic police are investigating after a man walked into a hospital emergency room to be treated for a gunshot wound early Friday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Arrested After Yelling at Southwest Employees]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:24:57 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/southwest+airlines+plane+0303.jpg
A Florida man was arrested at Bradley Airport just before noon on Friday after he yelled at baggage agents, according to police.

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<![CDATA[Hartford Teen Has Been Missing Since Monday]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:13:02 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Jillian+Burgos+1200.jpg
Police have issued a Silver Alert for a 14-year-old Hartford girl who has been missing since Monday.

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<![CDATA[Man Who “Stuck Up” Drug Dealers Arrested on Gun Charges: Cops]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:04:28 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/hartford+police+generic+3.JPG
A man who is accused of sticking up drug dealers in Hartford was arrested on weapons charges on Thursday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Baby Son of Navy Sailor Had 29 Bone Fractures]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:26:31 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/jordan+rittenhouse+child+abuse+suspect.jpg
The show is ending for the Showboat Casino Hotel in Atlantic City. The Mardi Gras-themed casino is shutting down at 4 p.m. Sunday after 27 years on the Boardwalk. Its owner, Caesars Entertainment, is closing the...

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<![CDATA[Pedestrian Hit and Injured in Norwalk]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:35:22 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Norwalk+pedestrian+struck+1200.jpg
A pedestrian was struck in Norwalk on Thursday night and police are looking for the driver who fled.

Photo Credit: Norwalk Police ]]>
<![CDATA[Car Crashes Into Rocky Hill CVS]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:48:58 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Car+hits+Rocky+Hill+CVS1200.jpg
A car crashed into a CVS store in Rocky Hill on Friday morning.

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<![CDATA[Death of Monroe Woman Deemed Suspicious]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 13:44:48 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Monroe+Police+Station+Jennifer+Sredzinski.jpg
Police are investigating the suspicious death of a 41-year-old Monroe woman who was found bleeding and with a head injury in the middle of the road at a condo complex early Monday morning.

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<![CDATA[Teen Is Hit by Car on Way to School]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:35:06 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/New+Britain+crash+1200.jpg
A 17-year-old girl was hit by a car on her way to school at E.C. Goodwin Tech High School in New Britain on Friday morning.

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<![CDATA[Man Threatened Girlfriend with Ax: Cops]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:02:28 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Peter+Phaneuf+1200.jpg
West Haven police have arrested a 54-year-old man who is accused of chasing his girlfriend with an ax and threatening to kill her because he thought she stole money from him.

Photo Credit: West Haven Police]]>
<![CDATA[Hidden Cash Craze Hits Hartford]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:37:14 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/cash-generic-722x406.jpg
Someone is giving away cash in Hartford this holiday weekend and all you have to do is follow the clues on Twitter to take part.

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