<![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 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:52:21 -0400 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:52:21 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Crews Respond to Gas Main Fire in Wethersfield]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:43:29 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Wethersfield+Fire+Edited.jpg
Police and fire crews have responded to what police say is a gas main fire in Wethersfield.

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<![CDATA[State Launches Ebola Information Website]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:29:37 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/tlmd_file_ebola_cdc.jpg
The state of Connecticut has launched a website to keep residents informed about the Ebola virus after a few reported cases and scares nationwide.]]>
<![CDATA[High Winds Knock Down Trees, Cause Power Outages ]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:03:48 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/102214+CTRADAR.jpg
High winds have been causing power outages in southeastern Connecticut Wednesday evening.]]>
<![CDATA[Physician Accused of Sexually Assaulting Patient ]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:49:05 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Glenn+Giarratana+Edited.jpg
Police arrested a New London physician Wednesday who has been accused of sexually assaulting a patient, police said.

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<![CDATA[Oil Slick Causes Crashes on Route 8 in Beacon Falls]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:47:51 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Beacon+Falls+Route+8+Crash.jpg
The southbound side of Route 8 was closed in Beacon Falls after an oil slick caused a number of crashes on Wednesday, according to state police.

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<![CDATA[CT Residents Complain of Health Insurance Cancellation Notices]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:56:43 -0400
Many Connecticut residents are reporting receiving cancellation notices about their health insurance policies.]]>
<![CDATA[State Police ID Body Found as Missing Man]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:22:31 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/David+Godwin+1200.JPG
State police have identified a body found earlier this month near Interstate 95 in New London as a Middletown man who has been missing since October of last year.]]>
<![CDATA[First Niagara Bank to Consolidate New Haven Branch]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:38:31 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/First+Niagara+Bank+New+Haven+Edited.jpg
Customers at a First Niagara bank branch in New Haven will have to go to Woodbridge for bank business in the New Year due to consolidation plans.]]>
<![CDATA[Two Arrested in Drug Bust at Stratford Inn ]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:40:31 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Bischoff+Lowe+Mug+Shots.jpg
Police arrested two men on drug charges at a Stratford inn Tuesday following a narcotics and prostitution investigation.

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<![CDATA[West Haven Family Quarantined After Return from West Africa ]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:33:50 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/tlmd_ebola13.jpg
A family of six from West Haven has been quarantined after returning from West Africa, according to Mayor Edward O’Brien. They do not have any symptoms, the mayor said.]]>
<![CDATA[Ex-Bank Employee Stole $100,000 from Customers: Officials]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:21:46 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/money_handcuffs_generic_nbc.jpg
A former employee of a Newington bank has been arrested on federal charges, accused of stealing more than $100,000 from bank customers and diverting bank statements.]]>
<![CDATA[ Police Arrest Man on Gun, Burglary Charges]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:58:17 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/102214+Kyle+Eckweiler+Edited.jpg
Shelton police arrested a 21-year-old man Wednesday on five warrants for gun, burglary and larceny charges.

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<![CDATA[Huge Bear Spotted Roaming Through Farmington Neighborhood]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:56:05 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/farmington_bear_video_1200x675_346303043544.jpg
A large bear wandered through a Farmington neighborhood on Wednesday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[Police Continue to Investigate Girl's Death in Plymouth]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:32:26 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/101914+Plymouth+Untimely+Death+Edited.jpg
Plymouth police are investigating after a girl was found unresponsive in town of Sunday and pronounced dead at the hospital.

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<![CDATA[Vineyard Vines Gives Back Through Charity]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:01:46 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Vineyard_Vines_Gives_Back_Through_Charity_1200x675_346356291664.jpg
Vineyard Vines has Connecticut roots and part of the company's mission is to give back. See some of the ways they are helping charities.]]>
<![CDATA[Minor Injuries Reported in South Windham Crash]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:49:16 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Crash+on+Route+32+in+South+Windsor.jpg
People were injured in a crash on the South Windham-Willimantic line this morning and the road has been closed.

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<![CDATA[Liquor Bottle Could Hold Clues in New Haven Gun Theft]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:09:16 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/new+haven+police+generic1.jpg
A 12-gauge shotgun was stolen during a burglary in New Haven on Tuesday afternoon and a liquor bottle apparently left behind at the scene could hold clues in the case.]]>
<![CDATA[Scene Clear After Bomb Threat at Hamden High]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:01:56 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Hamden+High+School+bomb+threat+1200.jpg
Hamden High School was evacuated as a precaution after someone called school administration and said there was a bomb in the building and it was "going to go off," police said.

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<![CDATA[Principal Points Out Why New London High Renovation Is Necessary]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:28:56 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/New+London+High+School+1200.jpg
When New London voters head to the polls in less than two weeks, they will be making a decision that will have a major impact on New London High School and the principal took some time on Wednesday morning...

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<![CDATA[Memorial Garden Honors Maren Sanchez]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:32:54 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Maren+Sanches+garden+1200.jpg
A garden will be dedicated at Jonathan Law High School in Milford today to honor the memory of a popular teen who was killed in the school last year.

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<![CDATA[Car Hit Pedestrian in Hartford]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:00:56 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Person+hit+at+Oakland+Terrace+and+Albany+Avenue+Hartford.JPG
A pedestrian was struck by a car in Hartford around 1 a.m. on Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Pedestrian Struck in Newington]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:28:27 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/newington+police+cruiser+generic.jpg
A pedestrian was badly injured when he was struck on the Berlin Turnpike in Newington last night.]]>
<![CDATA[21 Displaced by Hartford Fire]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:06:02 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/115+Blue+Hills+Avenue+Hartford+fire+1200.jpg
A two-alarm fire displaced 21 adults and a child in Hartford this morning and is causing traffic problems on Blue Hills Avenue.

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<![CDATA[New LED Board for Train Times in New Haven]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:28:58 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/new+haven+union+station+new+sign.jpg
If you've passed through Union Station in New Haven in the last couple of days you might have noticed some changes.]]>
<![CDATA[Chester Residents Fight Shooting Range]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:55:43 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Chester_Gun_Range_PKG_102114.jpg
Some Chester residents are up in arms over a shooting range in their neighborhood. They say they want a new law to make it stop, but opponents say that's not going to happen.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Held Child While Assaulting Motel Guest: Cops]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:16:29 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/montgomery+mug.jpg
Police have arrested a 24-year-old woman accused of assaulting another person over the theft of a wallet at a Stratford motel while holding her young child.

Photo Credit: Stratford Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Black Bear Spotted in Middletown]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:17:10 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/215*120/Bear+Generic+Bear+Leaves.JPG
Middletown police are warning residents to be alert after a black bear was spotted roaming the Westfield area of the city on Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[New Attack Submarine to Be Commissioned in Groton]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:10:10 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Navy+Groton.jpg
On Saturday, Oct. 25, the USS North Dakota attack submarine will officially become the newest addition to the Navy’s submarine force.

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<![CDATA[New Bone and Joint Facility Breaks Ground]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:29:39 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/hartford+hospital_bone+joint.jpg
Hartford HealthCare broke ground Tuesday afternoon on the new Bone and Joint Institute, positioning itself to meet the demands of an aging population.]]>
<![CDATA[Thousands of Dollars Missing From Hartford Magnet School]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:22:20 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/magnetschoolpic102114.jpg
Thousands of dollars in funds earmarked for student activities have disappeared from the Classical Magnet School in Hartford and police are now investigating the theft.

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<![CDATA[2-Alarm Condo Fire Breaks Out in Cromwell]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:44:16 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/cromwell+condo+fire.jpg
A two-alarm fire at a condo complex in Cromwell caused heavy damage to one unit and smoke damage to a couple others, according to the fire department.

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<![CDATA[Watertown Cruiser Totaled in Crash With Stolen Car]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:37:52 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/watertown+stolen+car.jpg
A car lost control and hit a police car in Watertown early Tuesday morning, police said.

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<![CDATA[Police Arrest Suspect in Fatal Hartford Shooting]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:37:31 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/VINESTAA.jpg
Police have arrested the man accused of shooting and killing a 33-year-old Hartford resident over the summer and say he's also connected to a shooting in May.]]>
<![CDATA[Police Search for Clues About Hartford Hit-and-Run]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:58:14 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/hartford+hit+and+run+still.jpg
A Hartford woman was injured in a devastating hit-and-run crash back in September and now police are hoping the public will be able to help solve the crime

Photo Credit: Hartford Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Man Dressed for Country Club Steals Golf Clubs]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:45:58 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Golf+Ball+Generic.jpg
A well-dressed thief in Glastonbury apparently didn’t waste any time before using the items he stole – surveillance footage shows him grabbing golf clubs from open garages and tucking them into a golf...

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<![CDATA[Route 8 North in Derby Reopens]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:43:53 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/route+8+derby+crash.jpg
Route 8 North in Derby was closed by exit 16 due to a multicar crash, but has since reopened.

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<![CDATA[Milford Police Search for Bank Robber]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:27:36 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/milford+bank+robbery+suspect+1.jpg
Police are searching for the masked man who robbeda bank in Milford last week.

Photo Credit: Milford Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Indefinite Delays on Metro-North’s Waterbury Branch]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:00:11 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/maxfield+metro-north.jpg
The Waterbury branch service is delayed indefinitely because of a disabled train, according to a Tweet from Metro North.]]>
<![CDATA[Fire at Foran High Started in Trash: Officials]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:02:02 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/foran+high+school+milford.jpg
Foran High School in Milford was evacuated for about half an hour on Tuesday afternoon because of a small fire in a third-floor bathroom, according to fire officials.

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<![CDATA[Masked Robbers Abduct New Haven Man in His Own Car]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:30:58 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/new+haven+police+generic1.jpg
Four masked men, one with a knife, stole the car of a 49-year-old New Haven resident and drove him around the city for an hour, demanding his money and valuables, according to police.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Driving With Baby Rear Ends Fairfield Police Chief]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:03:02 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/fairfield+police+crash+macnamara.jpg
Fairfield police Chief Gary MacNamara is in the hospital undergoing tests after his cruiser was rear-ended by a local woman driving with a 7-month-old child in the backseat, according to police.

Photo Credit: Fairfield Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Man Found Dead in Manchester Committed Suicide: Police]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:54:04 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/manchester+bissell.jpg
A 54-year-old man found dead in his Manchester home on Monday committed suicide, according to police.

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<![CDATA[Stonington First Selectman Steps Down]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:45:20 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/stonington+first+selectman+haberek+edit.jpg
The first selectman in Stonington is stepping down at the end of November.

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<![CDATA[Senior at Pomfret School Dies in Crash in Canada]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:34:31 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/pomfret+school.jpg
An 18-year-old junior at the Pomfret School died in a crash over the weekend near his home in Canada, school officials said.

Photo Credit: The Pomfret School]]>
<![CDATA[New Canaan Police Warn of IRS Scam]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:11:15 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/IRS_SCAM_PKG_080414.jpg
A prevalent IRS scam has hit New Canaan and police are warning residents not to fall for it.
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