<![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-usMon, 29 Aug 2016 23:19:33 -0400Mon, 29 Aug 2016 23:19:33 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Couple Moves to East Haven 5 Years After Hurricane Irene]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 22:38:19 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/230*120/Hurricane+Irene+5+years+later.PNG
Five years ago, only emergency crews were allowed into the Cosey Beach neighborhood in East Haven the day after Tropical Storm Irene hammered the Connecticut coast.

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<![CDATA[CT Election Officials Say a Hack Nearly Pointless]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 22:26:11 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/233*120/fire+king.PNG
After the FBI notified election officials nationwide of a hack on election databases in Arizona and Illinois, many went on alert, on the lookout for specific IP addresses.

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<![CDATA[I-95 Closed in East Lyme Following Multi-Car Crash]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 22:14:41 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/police-tape-shutterstock_5628043315.jpg
Police said I-95 is closed going southbound after five cars and one tractor trailer crashed on Monday night.

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<![CDATA[Bankruptcy for Hartford Considered Final Option]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 21:21:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/hartford_capitol.jpg
Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin wouldn't rule out the possibility of the City of Hartford filing for a municipal bankruptcy, but did say he's trying to stave off such a possibility.

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<![CDATA[Silver Alert Canceled for 11-Year-Old in Manchester]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 21:47:39 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/javier-gonzalez.PNG
A silver alert was issued for an 11-year-old boy from Manchester but has since been canceled, police said.

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<![CDATA[Driver Runs Into Gas Pump in Farmington]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 22:18:24 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/farmington-gas.jpg
A driver has ran into one of the gas pumps at a station in Farmington, resulting in a fire, police said.

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<![CDATA[Program Allows 16 Inmates to Take Classes at Enfield College]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 17:55:50 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/IMG_33431.JPG
Nearing the end of their sentences, 16 prison inmates will be taking a course in manufacturing technology at Asnuntuck Community College in Enfield.

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<![CDATA[Police Arrest Suspect in Wallingford Double Stabbing]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 17:21:09 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/edward-hoffman.png
Police arrested the man they said stabbed two residents at a Wallingford apartment complex in July.Edward Hoffman Jr., 64, had been a guest to residents of the Judd Square Condominiums, where the...

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<![CDATA[Route 6 in Bristol Opens Following Accident]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 18:15:35 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/IMG_00812.JPG
Route 6 in Bristol was shut down following a motor vehicle accident on Monday, police said.

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<![CDATA[Injured Woman Flown from Scene of Lebanon Crash]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 15:07:07 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/lifestar.jpg
A 42-year-old Willington woman suffered serious injuries in a crash in Lebanon on Sunday evening.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Shot in Stomach in New Haven]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 15:03:51 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/PoliceSafetyPic00000000.jpg
Police are investigating a shooting in New Haven on Sunday morning.

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<![CDATA[Our New Home Page: What You Need to Know]]> Fri, 03 Jun 2016 00:45:10 -0400 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[Woman Stabbed in Arm at New Haven House Party]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:55:09 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/PoliceSafetyPic00000000.jpg
A woman was stabbed during a house party in New Haven on Sunday morning and police are trying to identify the woman who stabbed her.

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<![CDATA[Workers Trapped in Bucket Rescued After Hanging From Bridge]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 15:42:18 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/4e8b30f8-151c-48f8-a8f1-431f5ecf13cc-large16x9_sakonnetcrane.jpg
Two people were trapped in a bucket hanging from Rhode Island's Sakonnet River Bridge after a boom truck tipped over Monday.

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<![CDATA[Cleanup of Southington Chemical Spill in 'Final Phases']]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 16:54:01 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Light+Metals+Coloring.jpg
Southington fire officials said they are in the "final phases" of cleanup efforts for a 400-gallon chemical spill at a metals company last week.

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<![CDATA[Driver Fled After Badly Injuring Pedestrian in Milford: Police]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:32:17 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/milford+police+department.jpg
Police are searching for the driver who hit a pedestrian in Milford on Sunday night, causing serious injuries, and left the scene without reporting what happened, according to police.

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<![CDATA[Join NBC Connecticut for Closer to Free Ride Sept. 10]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:22:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/smilow+closer+to+free+ride.jpg
NBC Connecticut is proud to be connecting you with the Closer to Free Ride, on Saturday, September 10.

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<![CDATA[Hartford Barber Treats Students to Free Haircuts]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:56:59 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/PHI+barber+shop+pole.jpg
Hundreds of children from the Hartford area received free haircuts Monday, just in time for the first day of school, thanks to a barber who offers the service each year.]]>
<![CDATA[New Britain Students Receive Warm Welcome Back to School]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:17:13 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/New+Britain+students+return.jpg
Thousands of students went back to school in New Britain on Monday and they were not only greeted by teachers and administrators, but also by community leaders and local organizations.

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<![CDATA[Dog Stolen from Dayville Animal Shelter]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 12:17:38 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Ruby+Red+Neccog.jpg
A dog was stolen from an animal shelter in Dayville and staff members are asking anyone who has seen her or know where she is to call them.

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<![CDATA[Babysitter Charged After 2-Year-Old Is Found Outside Alone]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 12:23:52 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Maria+Torres+mug+shot.jpg
A Willimantic babysitter has been charged with risk of injury to a child after the 2-year-old boy she was babysitting was found riding his tricycle alone on Monday morning.

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<![CDATA[Man Attacks Parishioner During Hartford Church Service: Cops]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 12:22:56 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Tyrell+Mohown+1200.jpg
Police responded to a Hartford church just before noon on Sunday after a man caused a commotion at church, punched and stabbed the parishioner who tried to escort him out of the house of worship and yelled...

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<![CDATA[Trumbull Man Accused of Falsifying Documents to Steal $30,000 Boat ]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 10:40:49 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Christopher+Fiore+mug+shot.jpg
A Trumbull man accused of stealing a $30,000 boat by falsifying documents filed with the state was arrested in Milford.

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<![CDATA[Man Fired Shots at Naugatuck Home During Domestic Dispute: Police]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 10:06:51 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Joselito+Santiago+mug+shot.jpg
A Waterbury man is being held on $1 million bond after trying to break into a Naugatuck home and firing gunshots at the occupied residence, police said.

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<![CDATA[Silver Alert Canceled for Southington Teen With Autism]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 10:16:31 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Logan+Gibbons+missing.jpg
Police have canceled the Silver Alert for a 15-year-old Southington boy with autism who was reported missing after climbing out his bedroom window overnight.

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<![CDATA[Power Restored in Hebron]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 15:18:42 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/TLMD-eversource-logo-electricidad-gas.jpg
Power was out for more than 2,700 Eversource customers on Monday morning but has been restored.

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<![CDATA[Middletown Man Killed in West Haven Crash]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 07:37:34 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/west+haven+police+cruiser.jpg
A Middletown man is dead after a motorcycle crash in West Haven on Saturday afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[1 Dead After West Haven Fire]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 07:26:13 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Apartment+fire+on+Bull+Hill+Lane+West+Haven.jpg
One person is dead after a fire in an apartment on Bull Hill Lane in West Haven.

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<![CDATA[Vandals Strike Enfield Home With Pro-Marijuana Message]]> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 18:49:35 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/enfield+gararge+vandalism_1200.jpg
An Enfield homeowner must now deal with fixing the front of her home after someone spray painted it with graffiti.

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<![CDATA[Family, Friends Remember Hartford Teen Killed in Crash]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 04:52:42 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/hartford+vigil+teen+crash+victim.jpg
At a vigil in Hartford on Saturday, the community mourned the death of a young teenager who the family says was killed in a fiery car crash.

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<![CDATA[United Illuminating Makes Changes Five Years After Irene]]> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 20:18:56 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/sandyaskojdfklasjlfjsao.jpg
Five years ago, on August 28, 2011, Tropical Storm Irene made landfall in Connecticut.]]>
<![CDATA[Teenager Shot and Killed in Bridgeport]]> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 14:38:44 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/bridgeport+police+cruiser+2.jpg
A 19-year-old has died after being shot in the head in Bridgeport Saturday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Elderly Woman Pulled From Car in Farmington Lake]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 21:37:42 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/farmington+lake+rescue_1200.jpg
A couple of Good Samaritans rescued an elderly woman after she drove her car into a lake in Farmington on Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Man Wanted for Strangulation Captured in Delaware]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 05:09:30 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/cheshire-suspect.jpg
Police are searching for a man for strangulation in Cheshire.

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<![CDATA[Dream Ride Raises Money for Special Olympics]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 07:47:19 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/special+olympics+dream+ride_1200.jpg
Connecticut’s Special Olympics athletes got the red carpet treatment on Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Eastbound Lanes of I-84 Reopen After Crash in Hartford]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:35:07 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/84+hartford+saturday+crash.jpg
A crash closed I-84 East in Hartford Saturday morning.

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<![CDATA[Dry Conditions Could Affect Pumpkin Crop]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 23:33:58 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/pumpkin-5.jpg
Despite Friday’s rain, the moderate drought conditions across Connecticut this summer has taken its toll on the Fall season crops. In fact, it’s been a painful pumpkin growing seasons for farmers, such as Kathy...

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<![CDATA[32nd Annual Hot Air Balloon Festival Lifts Off]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 23:18:48 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/IMG_3261.JPG
The 32nd Annual Hot Air Balloon Festival kicked off in Plainville on Friday.

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<![CDATA[Mom Says Woman Saved Son From Being Shot at NB Church]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:22:01 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/3yo-NB.PNG
Noelia Colon and her three children were attending bible study at the Arch Street Church Inglesia Cristiana El Sigue Siendo Dios, when shots were fired last Friday.]]>
<![CDATA[State Investigates Total Wine & More Over Pricing Violation]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 23:24:16 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-478167491.jpg
The Department of Consumer Protection said it has launched an investigation into Total Wine & More and its pricing practices.

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<![CDATA[Train Cars Filled With Trash on Fire in Hartford ]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 23:22:58 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/hartford+police+generic+2.JPG
Train cars carrying trash were on fire in Hartford on Friday night.Hartford Police Department said police and fire department were on the scene of the fire near Flower Street.The fire is...]]>
<![CDATA[Arrest Made in New Britain Church Shooting ]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 22:47:35 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/TLMD-HANDCUFFS.jpg
An arrest has been made in the New Britain church shooting that happened last Friday, police told NBC Connecticut.]]>
<![CDATA[Whirlpool Microwave Recall]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:31:12 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/whirlpool+microwave+hood.jpg
Whirlpool is recalling microwave hood combinations after getting five reports of incidents, including a home fire, two fires involving surrounding cabinets, smoke and burning odor.]]>
<![CDATA[I-84 Waterbury Construction Project Ahead of Schedule: DOT Officials]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:17:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/i841.JPG
Connecticut Department of Transportation officials and Gov. Dannel Malloy announced Friday the major construction project on I-84 in Waterbury should be finished sooner than originally planned because of...

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