<![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 Fri, 27 Nov 2015 15:59:30 -0500 Fri, 27 Nov 2015 15:59:30 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA['Loud Explosion' Reported Thanksgiving Night in Naugatuck]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 15:42:59 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/naugatuck+police+generic.jpg
Naugatuck police have received a lot of inquiries about a "loud explosion" residents heard and felt on the night of Thanksgiving.

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<![CDATA[Deaths of Couple in Killingworth Ruled Murder-Suicide]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 15:22:40 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Killingworth+death+2+1200.jpg
State police responding to a report of a disturbance in Killingworth found the bodies of a 57-year-old man and a 48-year-old woman on Wednesday morning.

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<![CDATA[Dashcam Catches Wild Crash on Side of I-95]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 14:00:32 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/I95+fairfield+crash+crazy+video.jpg
State police dashboard camera footage captured a wild crash that led to a driver's arrest early Friday morning that shows a car plow into another vehicle pulled over following a previous crash on Interstate...]]>
<![CDATA[Bus Crash in Manchester]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 11:54:12 -0500
Hills Town Road is partially closed after a bus and vehicle crashed, causing injuries.]]>
<![CDATA[Crash Shuts Down I-95 South in Milford]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 11:14:26 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/connecticut+state+police+cruiser+lights.jpg
A crash shut down Interstate 95 south in Milford early Friday morning.

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<![CDATA[Roommate Arrested in Murder of Waterbury Homeowner]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 14:31:48 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Waterbury+homicide+1200.jpg
Police said they are investigating a fatal stabbing in the 200 block of Capital Avenue in Waterbury.

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<![CDATA[Cold Front to Usher in Cooler Air This Weekend]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 10:33:32 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Model+RPM4+Precip+Clouds+Floater6.png
Near record warmth today will be replaced by more seasonable weather this weekend.]]>
<![CDATA[State Police Seek 2 Suspects in Armed Hebron Robbery]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 10:33:26 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Hebron+armed+robbery1200.jpg
Eastern District Major Crimes detectives are looking for two men in an armed robbery at a convenience store in Hebron that happened early morning Friday, according to state police.

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<![CDATA[Man Shot, Then Robbed in Hartford]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 08:59:00 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/112615+hartford+shooting+1200.jpg
A man was shot and then robbed in Hartford Friday morning.

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<![CDATA[Bus Driver, 1 Other Seriously Injured in Crash]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 10:14:45 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/htfd+transit+bus+crash1.jpg
Hartford Police are investigating a serious accident on Locust Street.

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<![CDATA[Accident Closes Pine Street in Bristol]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 22:22:52 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Bristol+crash+scene+web.jpg
An accident has closed Pine Street in Bristol.]]>
<![CDATA[Abigail's Serves Thanksgiving Dinner to 700]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 16:50:46 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/abigails+web.jpg
Thanksgiving is all about traditions and for many their holiday does not including cooking or cleaning. Some people chose to leave Thanksgiving dinner to the professionals.

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<![CDATA[Tolland Family Reunited with Lost Dog]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 05:25:08 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/TOLLAND+DOG+web.jpg
This Thanksgiving a Tolland family is extra thankful for their dog.

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<![CDATA[Arsonist Strikes in Keney Park in Hartford]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 20:09:47 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/KENEY+PARK+FIRE_1200.jpg
The search is on for an arsonist in Hartford.

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<![CDATA[Man Recovering After Being Stabbed by Relative in Willimantic]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 17:56:47 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/ambulance+GettyImages-478895016.jpg
A man is recovering after being stabbed by a relative Thursday morning.

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<![CDATA[Security Increased for Manchester Road Race]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 20:58:02 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/manchester+road+race+web.jpg
Manchester Police say spectators and participants in the 79th Annual Manchester Road Race could expect a beefed up security presence on Thanksgiving Day.

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<![CDATA[Police Respond to 2 Shooting Scenes in Hartford]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 09:20:49 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Hartford+farmington+avenue+shooting_1200.jpg
Hartford police responded to two different shooting scenes in the city on Wednesday evening.

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<![CDATA[Teen Hit in Hunting-Related Shooting in Colchester]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 09:20:10 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/police-lights-night-shutterstock_696221173.jpg
A 14-year-old riding an ATV was shot in the foot in Colchester on Wednesday in what police are calling a hunting-related shooting.

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<![CDATA[Some Retailers Bucking the Early Thanksgiving Hours Trend]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 19:51:57 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/shopping-GettyImages-459533350.jpg
Black Friday is no longer just a day of great sales, for some stores, the door busters have already begun! While some people love the bargains, others believe it takes away from
the holidays.

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<![CDATA[Man Severely Injured in Dog Attack in New Britain]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 20:45:31 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/ambulance-shutterstock_12161325.jpg
New Britain police are desperately trying to find a dog that attacked and severely injured a man on Prospect Street on Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Auxiliary State Troopers Being Phased Out]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 15:53:11 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/auxiliary+state+police_1200.jpg
Connecticut's auxiliary state police unit dates back to World War II, but with only 41 members still on the job, the program is being phased out.

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<![CDATA[Police ID Man Found Dead in Glastonbury]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 17:17:43 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/glastonbury+suspicious+death+1200.jpg
A man found dead in a home on Oak Street in Glastonbury has been identified as Russell Burtchell, 52

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<![CDATA[Juvenile Brought Knife to Windham High School: Police]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 14:22:56 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/willimantic+police+generic.jpg
Willimantic police arrested a juvenile at Windham High School on Tuesday morning and said he brought a switch blade knife into the school.

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<![CDATA[Crash Closes Dodge Avenue in East Haven]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 14:11:19 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AP101222127504.jpg
Dodge Avenue in East Haven will be closed between Thompson and Hemingway avenues because of a crash, according to police.

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<![CDATA[Pedestrian in Coma After Hit-and-Run in Crosswalk]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 20:20:52 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Hartford+Homestead+Avenue+hit+and+run.jpg
A man is in a coma after a car slammed into him as he was walking in the crosswalk of a Hartford street on Monday evening and police are searching for the driver who fled the scene.

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<![CDATA[Minor Crash Closes Church and South Frontage Streets in New Haven]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 13:20:02 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/new+haven+police+generic1.jpg
The area of Church and South Frontage streets in New Haven is closed temporarily after a minor crash.]]>
<![CDATA[Students Sent Home After Reports of Gunshots Near Bulkeley High]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 12:02:23 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Gunshots+wethersfield+avenue+hartford+1200.jpg
Hartford Police patrol and units from the shooting task force have responded to Wethersfield Avenue, near Bulkeley High School, after reports of shots fired in the area, and students are being sent home.

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<![CDATA[Expect Heavy Traffic for Thanksgiving Travel]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 13:10:45 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/connecticut+state+police+barracks1.jpg
The busy long Thanksgiving weekend is beginning and state police will be out and on high alert as more than 2 million drivers get ready to travel in New England.

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<![CDATA[Police ID Man, Woman Found Dead in Killingworth Home]]> Thu, 26 Nov 2015 09:19:41 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Killingworth+death+2+1200.jpg
State police responding to a report of a disturbance in Killingworth found the bodies of a 57-year-old man and a 48-year-old woman on Wednesday morning.

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<![CDATA[Police Investigate West Haven Car Thefts]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 17:17:06 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/043012+honda+generic.jpg
Thieves stole three cars in West Haven overnight and police are offering steering wheel locks to residents to protect their vehicles.

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<![CDATA[Crashes Cause Delays on I-84 West]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 07:43:49 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Wednesday+waterbury+crash+on+I84+1200.jpg
Two crashes are causing delays in Interstate 84 West on what is already one of the busiest travel days of the year.

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<![CDATA[Man Shot at Cars, Dealership Employee]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:48:48 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/New+Country+Motor+Cars+1200.jpg
A man shot at an employee of a Hartford car dealership, hit a Mercedes and a Smart car, then went to McDonald’s, where he sat with a gun in his lap, until police officers took him into custody, according...

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<![CDATA[Lyme Teen Singer Advances to Top 10 on 'The Voice' ]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 14:09:53 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/braiden+sunshine.JPG
Lyme singer Braiden Sunshine has advanced to the Top 10 on "The Voice."

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<![CDATA[Windsor Locks Officials Back Plan for Casino]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 00:28:23 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/windsor+locks+casino+meeting+1200.jpg
Windsor Locks is moving forward with a proposal for a new casino after board members voted to endorse a plan submitted to Connecticut's tribes.

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<![CDATA[Owner Arrested After Investigators Find Heroin, Cocaine in Bristol Store: Police]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:20:25 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/bristol+police+generic.jpg
The owner of a Bristol convenience store is facing charges after investigators found a significant amount of heroin and cocaine in his store.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Waterboarded Girlfriend Before Threatening Baby: Cops]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 04:41:37 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Richard+Stevenson+1200.jpg
Police have arrested a man they said threatened to stab a relative’s 9-month-old baby to steal gasoline from one gas station, then threatened to stab the child at another gas station before leading state police...

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<![CDATA[ Research Group Warns Parents About Toys That May Be Toxic for Kids]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 23:14:22 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/toxic+toys+1200.jpg
The holiday shopping season is around the corner and there are some toys that may be dangerous for your child.

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<![CDATA[Army World War II Veteran Receives Overdue Medals]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 11:01:11 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Fred+Carlage+1200.jpg
An Army veteran was finally presented with long-overdue medals for the service he gave to the country during World War II many years ago.

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<![CDATA[Dairy Farm Sells Development Rights Through Farm Preservation Program]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 20:48:55 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Mountain+Dairy+farm+1200.jpg
One of Connecticut's oldest surviving farms, founded in 1772, benefits from the latest use of the state government's farmland preservation program.

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<![CDATA[Holiday Travel Bustling Despite Warnings of Terrorist Threats After Paris Attacks]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 20:36:20 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/delayed-flights.jpg
People traveling through Bradley Airport aren't letting fears of terrorism stop them despite the U.S. State Department issuing a worldwide travel alert.

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<![CDATA[National Security Officials Advise Police to Watch Out for Surveillance of Soft Targets]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 23:44:38 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Policelightsgeneric.jpg
Hartford, New Haven and Connecticut State Police are among the agencies across the state to receive a new memo from national counter-terrorism officials.

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<![CDATA[Family from Condemned Church Street South Apartment Moves Into New Home]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 11:17:43 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Residents+of++condemned+New+Haven+apartments+get+new+homes+1200.jpg
Finding replacement homes for residents in condemned Church Street South apartments has been tough because of New Haven’s tight housing market.

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<![CDATA[Special Session Eyed for Budget Deal]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 19:46:17 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/181*120/gov+dannel+malloy+2.jpg
Top Democrats, Republicans and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Tuesday that they've circled Dec. 7 as their target date to start a Special Session to address a projected budget shortfall of nearly $400 million.

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<![CDATA[Police Investigate Multiple Fraudulent Check Cashing Incidents in Connecticut]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 04:50:14 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/felony+lane+gang+suspects+1200.jpg
Police in the state are investigating various attempts to cash checks stolen from cars at banks in different Connecticut towns.

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<![CDATA[Robbers Hit Employee in Face, Pulled Knife on Witness]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 15:41:14 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/House+of+Tobacco+robbery+1200.jpg
West Hartford police are trying to identify two men who robbed a West Hartford tobacco shop, hit an employee in the face and pulled a knife on a customer.

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<![CDATA[Skunk Tests Positive for Rabies in Waterford]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 15:31:38 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/skunk3.jpg
A skunk in Waterford has tested positive for rabies, according to the Ledge Light Health District.

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<![CDATA[2 Transported After School Bus and Car Collide in Thomaston]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2015 17:59:25 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/webpicbus31915.jpg
A car and a Thomaston school bus were involved in a crash on Watertown Road in Thomaston and two people were transported from the scene.

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