<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - Connecticut News]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.comen-usSat, 21 Jan 2017 01:32:18 -0500Sat, 21 Jan 2017 01:32:18 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Experts Say Flu Hasn't Hit Peak of Season]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 22:24:10 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/flu+shot+generic1.JPG
The flu is widespread in 29 states including Connecticut at the beginning for 2017.

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<![CDATA[DEEP Seeing More Bear Sightings Than Usual ]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 22:21:03 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/229*120/bears+connecticut.JPG
The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is seeing more bear sightings than usual this time of year and the weather is playing a big part in that number.

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<![CDATA[Final Piece of Dunkin Donuts Ballpark in Hartford Placed]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 22:08:43 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Dunkin-Donuts-Stadium-Hartford.jpg
The final piece of the concourse at Dunkin Donuts Park in Hartford was placed on Friday at the stadium.

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<![CDATA[Protestors Hold Peaceful Demonstration in New Haven on President Trump Inauguration Day]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 22:25:26 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/nh+protest1.jpg
Unlike the clashes with police and vandalism in the nation’s capital on Inauguration Day, protestors in New Haven peacefully voiced their opposition to President Donald Trump, his positions on several issues and...

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<![CDATA[Man Pleads Guilty in 2013 Robbery and Kidnapping]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:32:32 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/lennoxphoto1.png
Another man charged in a violent kidnapping in Meriden and jewelry store robbery in Fairfield in 2013 has pleaded guilty.

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<![CDATA[Guilford Police Arrest Suspects in ID Theft Along I-95 Corridor]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:02:45 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/guilford+police+generic.JPG
Guilford police arrested three people suspected in a credit card skimming and identity theft operation and said they are suspected of similar crimes along the Interstate 95 corridor.

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<![CDATA[Showers Friday Followed by a Powerful Nor'easter on Monday]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 23:59:21 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Custom+Map+1+Web.png
Connecticut is in for an active weather pattern over the next seven days. A mild weekend will be followed by a powerful Nor'easter that moves in on Monday.
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<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut on Echo: 'Alexa, Tell Me The News']]> Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:14:39 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Amazon-echo.jpg
There's a new way to find out what's going on in Connecticut: Ask Alexa. Amazon Echo owners can now listen to top stories from NBC Connecticut through Alexa's Flash Briefing. Just opt in to NBC Connecticut...

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<![CDATA[Police Search for Shooter After Homicide in Hartford]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:16:54 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/shooting+at+Albany+Avenue+and+Garden+Street+in+Hartford.JPG
A 37-year-old man was shot and killed in Hartford on Friday and police are investigating the case as a homicide and searching for the shooter.

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<![CDATA[Hot Tomato's in Hartford Closes]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:07:17 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/hot+tomatos.jpg
Hot Tomato's in Hartford has closed after more than 30 years.

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<![CDATA[Police Investigating Burglary at Goldberg’s Bagels in West Hartford]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:17:40 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/west+hartford+police+generic.JPG
Police are investigating a burglary at Goldberg’s Bagels in West Hartford.

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<![CDATA[Man Led Police Chase in Stolen Truck, Rammed Cruiser: Police]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:29:20 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Norwich+Police.jpg
A man was arrested after a police chase in a stolen box truck from Norwich to Sterling Friday morning and police said the man intentionally rammed a police cruiser.]]>
<![CDATA[Police ID Motorcyclist Killed in Crash on Route 25 in Newtown]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:48:32 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/newtown+police+cruiser+1.jpg
A 42-year-old Southbury man was killed in a motorcycle crash on Route 25 in Newtown on Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Man Taken to Hospital After House Fire in Suffield ]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:00:25 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Fire+on+Boston+Neck+Road+in+Suffield.JPG
A man was taken to the hospital after fire broke out at a house on Boston Neck Road in Suffield Friday morning.

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<![CDATA[New App Release Features Apple Watch, Push Alert Customization]]> Fri, 14 Oct 2016 16:20:53 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/appwatcch3a.jpg
Check out the new features in our latest app release.
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<![CDATA[Route 10 Closed in Avon]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 08:26:07 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Dallas-police-generic-shooting.jpg
Part of Route 10 in Avon is closed after a crash.

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<![CDATA[CT Residents Head to DC for Trump Inauguration]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 08:34:50 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/186*120/GettyImages-632002110+%281%29.jpg
Many people from Connecticut are heading to Washington, DC to be there for Donald Trump’s inauguration today as he is sworn in as the 45th president while others are making the trip to protest.

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<![CDATA[Residents Warned About Fake Delivery Tags Left on Homes]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 08:43:03 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Meriden-Delivery-Tags.jpg
Someone has been going door-to-door in Meriden and leaving behind fake, yet legitimate looking delivery tags, police said.

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<![CDATA[Connecticut Will Be Well Represented at Inauguration, Women's March]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:54:08 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/women%27s-march-on-washington-in-connecticut.jpg
Sarah Raskin and Beth Kerrigan unfurled their professionally made banner they will march with on Saturday, one day after Donald Trump takes the oath of office.

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<![CDATA[Tolls Expected to Be Brought Up Again in 2017]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 06:49:10 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/image1277.JPG
The issue of whether Connecticut should install tolls on some of its most traveled highways is expected to be brought up again during the 2017 General Assembly's session.

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<![CDATA[Wallingford Woman Seeks Help Returning Furniture]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:05:54 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/loretta.jpg
Pilgrim Furniture’s seven day return policy is put in print, as is the Department of Consumer Protection’s statute, which restricts customers from returning bedding once it’s delivered to a home.

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<![CDATA[62-Year-Old Bristol Man Reported Missing Has Been Found]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 07:06:59 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Brian-Franczak.jpg
A Silver Alert has been canceled for a 62-year-old Bristol man with dementia.

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<![CDATA[Possible Stand-Off Underway in New Britain ]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:13:43 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/new-britain-stand-off.jpg
A possible stand off is underway in New Britain.

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<![CDATA[Suspect in New Haven Officer-Involved Shooting Arrested]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 08:16:02 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/New-Haven-shooting.jpg
The robbery suspect in an officer-involved shooting, who also rammed police cruisers in New Haven last fall, has been arrested.

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<![CDATA[Case Continued for Mom of 3-Year-Old Found Wandering in Wolcott]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:41:37 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Kaila-Lanfair.jpg
The mother of a 3-year-old girl found wandering in Wolcott was arrested on Thursday and her case has been continued to March.

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<![CDATA[Milford Schools Worker Charged With Possessing Child Pornography]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:07:58 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Douglas-Mehan.jpg
An employee of the Milford Public Schools was charged with possessing child pornography, the school said.

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<![CDATA[Police Investigate Attempted Robbery at Krauzser’s in West Haven]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:45:24 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Krauszers+in+West+Haven.JPG
Police are investigating an attempted robbery at Krauzser’s in West Haven.

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<![CDATA[Car Hits House in Middletown]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:20:22 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Car+into+East+Main+Street+in+Middletown+1200.jpg
A car hit a house on East Main Street in Middletown, causing minor injuries.

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<![CDATA[Teen Charged With Murder of Woman in Bridgeport]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:13:36 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Police-GettyImages-187062332.jpg
A 16-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of a 25-year-old woman in Bridgeport on the night of Saturday, Jan. 7.

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<![CDATA[Our New Home Page: What You Need to Know]]> Thu, 02 Jun 2016 23:45:10 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/cthomepage1.jpg
Giving you the information you need as fast as possible — that’s the guiding principle for the new NBCConnecticut.com home page, which has been revamped to highlight live video and the news you need to...
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<![CDATA[Suspect in Fatal Bridgeport Shooting Arrested]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:01:11 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Richard+Lopez+mug+shot+Bridgeport.jpg
Police have an arrest warrant for the suspect in a fatal Bridgeport shooting in December and they are searching for him, police said.

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<![CDATA[First Alert Issued for Next Weeks Nor'easter]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:19:29 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Web+Scenarior+Noreaster.png
The January thaw continues through the weekend however a big storm is headed towards us for next week..
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<![CDATA[Police Chase from Massachusetts to Enfield Ends With Serious Injuries]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:43:34 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Interstate+91+enfield+police+pursuit+1200.jpg
A police chase that started in Springfield, Massachusetts has ended in a crash on Interstate 91 South in Enfield and serious injuries are reported.

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<![CDATA[Police ID Man Found Dead in Glastonbury]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 09:39:04 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/glastonbury_candlewood+road+death.jpg
A man was found dead in Glastonbury on Saturday, Jan. 14 and police have identified him as 61-year-old Douglas Boston, of Manchester.

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<![CDATA[Route 6 Closed in Chaplin After Crash]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 09:05:33 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/connecticut+state+police+barracks1.jpg
Route 6 in Chaplin is closed near Route 198 after a three-vehicle crash.

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<![CDATA[Missing UNH Student Found in Good Health, Police Say]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:27:53 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Allie+McGrory+1200+photo.jpg
A University of New Haven freshman and softball player who was missing for two days has been found in good health, police said.

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<![CDATA[Person Found Dead Near Crystal Mall Might Have Been Killed in Hit-and-Run ]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:03:50 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/waterford+untimely+death+scene+pic+1200.jpg
A person found dead near the Crystal Mall in Waterford might have been the victim of a hit-and-run and police have recognized a vehicle that might be involved.

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<![CDATA[Manchester Community College Police Can Now Carry Guns]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 12:00:30 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Manchester+Community+College+Jan+2017.jpg
On-campus police officers at Manchester Community College can now carry guns.

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<![CDATA[Police ID Teen Found Dead on Side of I-395 ]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:06:57 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/connecticut+state+police+barracks.jpg
A 15-year-old Killingly boy was found dead along Interstate 395 South late Wednesday night and state police are investigating.]]>
<![CDATA[South Windsor Man Vandalizes to Relieve Stress, Police Say]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:33:49 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Allen-collins.jpg
South Windsor police said a vandal breaks windows, floods rooms and even smears feces as a way to release stress.

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<![CDATA[QU Students in DC for Donald Trump's Inauguration ]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:00:21 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/New-QU-logo.jpg
A group of Connecticut students will be in the crowd when Donald Trump takes the office this Friday.

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<![CDATA[Waterbury Looks to Replace Plywood on Vacant Buildings ]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 23:21:44 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/IMG_39531.JPG
Drive around parts of Waterbury and you’ll notice buildings boarded up with trusty plywood.

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<![CDATA[Hartford Police Launch New Tools to Solve Cold Cases]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:13:17 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Hartford00000000.jpg
After years of intense investigations and following leads, Hartford Police are hoping new initiatives will better help them solve cold cases.]]>
<![CDATA[New Haven Police Utilize WhatsApp As Community Policing Tool ]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:07:13 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/180*120/whatsapp-cel-1A.jpg
New Haven resident Greta Seashore recalls an evening when two teens appeared to be following her as she pulled her car into the garage.]]>
<![CDATA[Budget Deal Similar to 2011 Tax Hikes Needed in 2017: Dem]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:29:56 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Martin-Looney.jpg
The top Democrat in the Connecticut Senate, Sen. Martin Looney, proclaimed Wednesday that a deal that closely resembles the 2011 budget agreement might be needed in 2017.

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<![CDATA[Bobcat That Attacked 3 People Tests Positive for Rabies]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 07:05:09 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Colchester+bobcat+1200.jpg
The bobcat that attacked three women at a Connecticut farm run by a social service organization in Colchester this week tested positive for rabies, the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said.

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