<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - Connecticut News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.comen-usTue, 06 Dec 2016 14:51:41 -0500Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:51:41 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[DMV, AAA in Fairfield, New Haven Counties Fail to Reach Agreement on Services for Non-Members]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:49:31 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AP_905840513473.jpg
The state Department of Motor Vehicles and AAA Northeast could not reach a deal for AAA in Fairfield and New Haven counties to continue licensing and ID card renewal services for non-members after Dec.

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<![CDATA[Route 69 in Prospect Closed After Truck Takes Down Wires]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:06:51 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/eversource.jpg
Route 69 in Prospect is closed between Center Street and Route 68 after a truck took down some wires.

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<![CDATA[NY Man Failed to Register as Sex Offender: Milford PD]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 13:41:13 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Herbert-Arnold.JPG
A New York man convicted of rape in the 1990s has been arrested in Milford after police said he failed to register as a sex offender.

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<![CDATA[Lyme-Old Lyme Students to Perform at Pearl Harbor Memorial]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 13:17:18 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AP_405862461047.jpg
Members of the Lyme-Old Lyme High School Band and Chorus will perform at Wednesday’s Pearl Harbor Commemoration event at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.

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<![CDATA[2 Injured in Rollover on New Britain Avenue in West Hartford]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 13:34:12 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/Pickup+rollover+on+New+Britain+Avenue+West+Hartford.JPG
Two people are being taken to the hospital after an SUV and a pickup collided on New Britain Avenue in West Hartford and the pickup flipped over on its side, according to fire officials.

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<![CDATA[3rd Man Charged in Conn. Man's Murder Inside Manhattan Apartment]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:08:34 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/hofstra+grad+found+dead.jpg
A third suspect has been charged in connection with the death of a missing Hofstra graduate from Stamford, Connecticut, who prosecutors say was stabbed 15 times in the chest in a luxury Manhattan apartment last...]]>
<![CDATA[Snow, Rain to Move in This Evening]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 11:23:08 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Model+RPM4+Precip+Cloud+CT+%2821%29.png
Snow and rain will move in after dark tonight, and some towns will see snow accumulation.]]>
<![CDATA[Westport Woman Killed in Oakland, California Warehouse Fire]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 11:29:44 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Feral+Pines+Riley+Fritz.jpg
A Westport, Connecticut woman is one of at least 36 people killed in the massive fire at a warehouse in Oakland, California on Friday night.

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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[Police Investigate Suspected Overdose Death]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 11:00:35 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/hartford+police+cruiser+generic.jpg
Hartford police are investigating an untimely death that was likely caused by a drug overdose, police said.

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<![CDATA[Naugatuck Police Seek Robbery Suspect]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 09:36:09 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/naugatuck+police+generic.jpg
Naugatuck police are searching for a suspect who robbed the Subway on Old Waterbury Turnpike Monday night.

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<![CDATA[Portland Man Accused of Stealing Packages in Glastonbury]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 09:28:56 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/handcuffs-generic-on-black.jpg
Police have arrested a man accused of stealing packages off the doorstep of a Glastonbury home last week.]]>
<![CDATA[School Bus, Delivery Truck Collide on I-84 in Farmington]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 10:06:10 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/SCHOOL-BUS-84.jpg
No injuries were reported after a delivery truck collided with a school bus on Interstate 84 Tuesday morning.

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<![CDATA[Police ID Man Killed in Three-Story Fall in Westport]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:35:30 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/203*120/Generic+Roof+Generic.JPG
A 29-year-old Stamford man was killed and another person was seriously injured after falling off a roof in Westport Sunday afternoon, police said.

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<![CDATA[Driver Who Crashed in Meriden Home This Morning Is in Critical Condition]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:47:57 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Car+into+house+on+Broad+Street+in+Meriden+blur.jpg
A man in his mid-50s is in critical condition and a woman is badly injured after an SUV crashed into a multifamily house in Meriden Tuesday morning.

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<![CDATA[Fire Damages Home in South Windsor]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:37:28 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Fire+on+Miller+Road+in+South+Windsor+side.jpg
A large two-alarm fire destroyed a home on Miller Road in South Windsor, but the residents are OK thanks to a 12-year-old neighbor who noticed the flames.

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<![CDATA[Drowsy Driving Comparable to Drunk Driving: AAA Study]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 06:02:32 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Traffic+Generic2.jpg
According to AAA, drivers who get less than the recommended seven hours of sleep in a 24-hour period are at higher risk for crash.

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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[1 Dead in Suspected Overdose in Hartford]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 05:24:34 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/hartford+police+generic+3.JPG
Hartford police are investigating an untimely death that may be the result of a drug overdose, according to police.

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<![CDATA[Community Quick to Help After Fire at Woodbridge JCC]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 05:19:17 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/jcc+fire+woodbridge+update_1200.jpg
As flames spread inside the Jewish Community Center of Greater New Haven in Woodbridge on Monday, act of kindness were spreading all around it.

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<![CDATA[New Haven to Rent Equipment for Outdoor Ice Rink]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 23:25:24 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/image1270.JPG
Outdoor recreational ice skating is expected to return to the Elm City this winter.

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<![CDATA[Hartford Man Killed in Crash With Tractor-Trailer on I-91]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:05:25 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Pedro+Rivera+killed+in+I91+crash+across+lanes.JPG
A 42-year-old Hartford man was killed in a crash with a tractor-trailer on Interstate 91 in Hartford Monday night, according to state police.

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<![CDATA[CEO Says No 'Quid Pro Quo' With Donald Trump Over Carrier]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 22:49:49 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/trump-pence-carrier.jpg
United Technologies CEO Greg Hayes told Jim Cramer in an exclusive interview on Monday about his conversation with Donald Trump last week, and says there was no "quid pro quo" with the president-elect.
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<![CDATA[Fatal Shooting at New Haven Basketball Court Under Investigation]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 11:53:13 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/New-Haven-Victory-Drive-Shooting.jpg
A 22-year-old man is dead after a shooting on a basketball court in New Haven on Monday afternoon and police are investigating the shooting as a homicide.

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<![CDATA[2 Firefighters Injured in 4-Alarm Fire at JCC in Woodbridge]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 06:49:36 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/jcc+fire+woodbridge+update_1200.jpg
A Jewish community center in Woodbridge remains closed Tuesday after a four-alarm fire that sent two firefighters to the hospital Monday night.

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<![CDATA[Police Investigating Armed Robbery at New Haven 7-Eleven]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:52:42 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/PoliceSafetyPic00000000.jpg
New Haven police are investigating an armed robbery at 7-Eleven on Foxon Boulevard on Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Woman Injured After Police Chase in Danbury Has Died: State Police ]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:21:12 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/danbury+police+station+1200.jpg
A 26-year-old Danbury woman who was injured when a stolen car she was in flipped during a police chase in Danbury last week has died, according to police.

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<![CDATA[Man Who Left Water Bottle After Eli Lilly Drug Heist Sentenced to 7 Years]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:05:14 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Amed+Villa+722.jpg
A 51-year-old Cuban man who left a major clue behind after the massive pharmaceutical heist at the Ely Lilly warehouse and storage facility in Enfield in 2010 has been sentenced to seven years in prison.]]>
<![CDATA[Stratford Roommates Advertised Prostitution Online: Police]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:46:26 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Ariel+Perry+and+Kathleen+Cox+mug+shots.jpg
Two Stratford roommates who are accused of advertising prostitution on Backpage.com were arrested on prostitution and drugs charges after raids at their home, police said.

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<![CDATA[Snow Delayed Hundreds of Schools]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:11:42 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/Torrington+snow+clovered+street.jpg
Hundreds of school started late Monday as light snow coated the roads early Monday morning.

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<![CDATA[Police ID Man Found Dead Outside Hotel in Southbury]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:22:48 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/530psouthburystill010715doug00000000.jpg
A 50-year-old man was found dead in a car outside the Heritage Hotel in Southbury just after 8 a.m. Monday and the medical examiner will conduct an autopsy to deternine the cause of his death.

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<![CDATA[Man Charged in Sex Assaults of 62- and 19-Year Old Women in Norwich ]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:58:46 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Edward+Simpson+Norwich+mug+shot.jpg
A former Norwich man has been charged in two brutal sexual assaults in September, including one that sent a 62-year-old woman to the hospital for several days.

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<![CDATA[Car Stolen From Windsor World War II Vet Has Been Found]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 22:05:38 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/VET+STILLfixed.jpg
A World War II veteran and widower from Windsor whose car and Bible were stolen has his car back.

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<![CDATA[Drunken Man Hit CCSU Student in Newington: Police]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:50:19 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Sergiy+Svystun++Newington+pedestrian+hit.jpg
A Middletown man is accused of driving drunk and hitting a Central Connecticut State University student in Newington on Saturday night.

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<![CDATA[Victim Robbed at Gunpoint During Craigslist Transaction: PD]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:13:12 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/WeHa-Sunoco.jpg
West Hartford police are investigating after a person trying to sell a phone through Craigslist was robbed at gunpoint by the would-be buyer.

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<![CDATA[Tyler's Take: Surge of Cold]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:53:20 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*123/m850ta_f132_bg_US.png
Ready for a taste of winter cold? It's coming. Ryan's off today, so I'll take the reins and update the blog with "Tyler's Take."
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<![CDATA[Better Business Bureau Warns of ‘Missed Delivery’ Scam]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:29:09 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/199*120/Package+Generic.JPG
Even if you are not ordering gift online, you could fall victim to a scam that makes it look like a delivery service could not deliver a gift someone sent you, according to the Connecticut Better Business...

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<![CDATA[Rhode Island Woman Seriously Injured in Thompson Hit and Run]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 09:53:26 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/connecticut+state+police+cruiser+lights.jpg
A Rhode Island woman was seriously injured by a hit-and-run driver on Interstate 395 in Thompson Sunday night, according to state police.

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<![CDATA[Car Flips Over at Gas Station in Montville]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 09:01:34 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Montville+gas+station+rollover.jpg
A vehicle has flipped over next to a gas pump at a service station on Interstate 395 South.]]>
<![CDATA[State Police Responded to 50 Crashes as Snow Coated State ]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 11:42:07 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/connecticut+state+police+barracks1.jpg
State police responded to around 50 crashes on snow-covered roads from around 4 a.m. until snow moved out, including three on Interstate 395 and one that closed Route 67 in Roxbury.

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<![CDATA[Your December 2016 Photos]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 11:38:42 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*213/5944e4b3fa2f4c8d9f3715d3ddb4cfc0.JPG.jpg


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<![CDATA[Bridgeport Men Charged in Home Invasion, Arson in Massachusetts]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:24:55 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/Fitchburg.jpg
Police say an armed robbery led to the deadly fire in Fitchburg, Massachusetts.

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<![CDATA[SUV Collides with School Bus in Hamden]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 08:19:48 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Hamden-bus.jpg
Slippery roads might be to blame when school bus collided with an SUV in Hamden Monday morning, according to police.

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<![CDATA[State DOT Ready for Snowy Morning Commute]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 06:31:46 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/DOT1.JPG
While the state isn’t expected to accumulate a lot of snow, the timing of Monday morning’s storm put Department of Transportation crews to work.

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<![CDATA[West Hartford Family Fears Vandals Snipped Christmas Lights]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 04:41:12 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/West-Hartford-holiday-lights.jpg
One family fears someone snuck around their home and snipped their beloved Christmas lights.

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<![CDATA[No Injuries in Fire at Ridgefield Senior Living Facility]]> Sun, 04 Dec 2016 14:08:07 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Ridgefield-crossings.jpg
Firefighters responded to a fire call at an assisted living facility in Ridgefield Sunday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[Pratt & Whitney Union Workers Agree to New Contract]]> Sun, 04 Dec 2016 13:59:53 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/pratt+and+whitney+summer.jpg
The Machinist union that represents thousands of Pratt & Whitney workers ratified a new contract Sunday.]]>