<![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 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 07:14:45 -0500 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 07:14:45 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Westfarms Packed With Black Friday Shoppers]]> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 07:13:31 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Westfarms+Black+Friday+Edited.jpg
The Westfarms mall is already packed as people shop Friday morning for early bird Black Friday deals.

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<![CDATA[One Hospitalized After House Fire in Brooklyn]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 22:34:37 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Brooklyn+fire+resized.jpg
Firefighters are on scene at 399 Windham Road in Brooklyn, CT.

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<![CDATA[Hartford Firefighters Feed Families Displaced by Fire]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 18:57:32 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/FIREVICTIMSMEAL00000009.jpg
It has been two weeks since dozens of people lost everything in a fire that tore through their Hamilton St. apartment building. Today they got the Thanksgiving dinner every family deserves, courtesy of...]]>
<![CDATA[New Haven Church Provides Meals to Those in Need]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 19:07:40 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/New_Haven_Church_Provides_Thanksgiving_Meals_1200x675_364564035825.jpg
For over one hundred years, the Church of God and Saints of Christ in New Haven has been feeding the community]]>
<![CDATA[Hamden Police Seek Home Invaders]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:39:48 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/hamdenhomeinvasion09152014.jpg
Hamden police are looking for two men who robbed a Hamden home on Beacon Street on Tuesday night and attacked a 20-year-old resident.]]>
<![CDATA[Black Friday Store Hours]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 19:02:17 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/best+buy+line+resized.jpg
After your Thanksgiving dinner is over, several stores will open early with Black Friday sales.]]>
<![CDATA[Restaurant Breakfast Proceeds Benefit Charity]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:04:07 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/112714+Thanksgiving+Meals+Edited.jpg
It wasn't your typical Thanksgiving breakfast at Chip's Family Restaurant in Orange Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Holiday Traffic Enforcement Underway]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 13:53:31 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/connecticut+state+police+cruiser.jpg
State police have issued hundreds of tickets and charged three people with driving under the influence as they crackdown on dangerous driving over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

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<![CDATA[Police Arrest Fugitive Wanted in Sex Assault Case]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 13:45:42 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/RayRodriguezEdited.jpg
Police apprehended a wanted sexual assault suspect in New York City who fled Connecticut in 2000.

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<![CDATA[Game Suspended Due to Shots Fired Nearby]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 22:27:19 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Bridgeport+Shots+Fired+Near+Game+Edited.jpg
Gunshots fired Thursday prompted officials to suspend a Thanksgiving high school football game in Bridgeport.

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<![CDATA[Robbery Suspect Had Child, 3, With Him: State Police]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:29:20 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/connecticut+state+police+cruiser+lights.jpg
State police arrested a bank robbery suspect in Tolland on Wednesday who had a 3-year-old in the car with him at the time.

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<![CDATA[Two Injured After Disturbance in New London Home]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:11:22 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/New+London+police.jpg
Two people were hospitalized after an assault incident at a New London home early morning on Thanksgiving.

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<![CDATA[Bristol Brothers Playing Drums at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 11:16:19 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/bristol+central+drums.jpg
Two Bristol brothers are living out their dream of playing drums together at Macy's Thanksgiving Parade on Thursday in New York City.]]>
<![CDATA[Restaurant Serves Free Thanksgiving Meals to People in Need]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 18:49:54 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Christopher+Martins+Diner+Edited.jpg
More than 500 homeless individuals and people in need will have Thanksgiving dinners Thursday thanks to a New Haven restaurant and several volunteers.

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<![CDATA[Snowstorm Doesn't Halt Manchester Road Race]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 11:57:56 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/112714+Gumby+Manchester+Road+Race+Edited.jpg
Snow hasn't stopped as many as 15,000 runners, many in costume, from participating in the Manchester Road Race Thanksgiving morning.]]>
<![CDATA[Power Outages Stall Thanksgiving Cooking in Terryville]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:13:45 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Plymouth+Fallen+Tree+Edited.jpg
A few turkeys in Terryville went into ovens a little later than usual this Thanksgiving. That's because the snow from the first major winter storm of the season caused a tree to collapse on Town Hill Road...

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<![CDATA[I-91 Multi-Car Crash Cleared ]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 08:43:48 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/112714+I91+Crash+Edited.jpg
Icy conditions following the first major snowstorm of the season caused a multi-car crash on Interstate 91 south in Hartford Thursday morning.

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<![CDATA[Tree Cleared From Route 63 in Falls Village]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:15:56 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Road+Closed+Generic+Sign.JPG
A tree has been cleared from Route 63 in the Falls Village section of Canaan.

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<![CDATA[Heavy Snow Across Litchfield Hills]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:52:07 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Heavy_Snow_in_Litchfield_Hills_1200x675_364297283908.jpg
Cities and towns across the Litchfield Hills found themselves with a Thanksgiving Eve snow day. As it packed the ground and piled up high in Colebrook, neighbors saw 10 inches of snow with flakes continuing...]]>
<![CDATA[Slushy Conditions Raise Concerns About Icy Roads in Waterbury]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:11:24 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/waterbury+slush.jpg
The city of Waterbury is most concerned about ice on Thanksgiving after a day of sleet, snow and rain on Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Bank Robber Caught While Driving With Child: Cops]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 20:37:27 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/connecticut+state+police+cruiser+lights.jpg
Police have arrested the man accused of robbing a bank in Willington and said he had a child in the car when they caught him.

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<![CDATA[Two-Alarm Forces Family From Home in Orange]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:30:15 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/orange+two+alarm+fire+.jpg
Emergency crews are responding to a second-alarm fire at 129 Russell Avenue in Orange, according to police.

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<![CDATA[Winter Weather Causes Holiday Traffic Jams on I-95]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 20:01:38 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/I95+holiday+traffic.jpg
Interstate 95 was jammed up Wednesday with drivers hitting the road to get to their holiday destinations on what is typically the busiest travel day of the year.

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<![CDATA[State Seeks Ways to Reduce Traffic on I-95]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:14:17 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/I95+holiday+traffic.jpg
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is conducting a study to brainstorm ways of easing congestion along the busiest stretch of Interstate 95 from New Haven to New York.]]>
<![CDATA[Holiday Shoppers Head Out Despite the Snow]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:10:35 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/north+canaan+snowy+shopping.JPG
The snow didn't deter some holiday shoppers on Wednesday. In fact, some used the day to get a head start hoping to beat crowds later this week.]]>
<![CDATA[Manchester Road Race to Be Held as Scheduled]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:12:45 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/manchester_road_race_TW.jpg
Despite the snow, the Manchester Road Race is a go for Thanksgiving Day.]]>
<![CDATA[2 Teens Charged in New Haven Gun Battle]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:45:02 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/new+haven+police+generic1.jpg
Police have arrested two teens involved in a New Haven gun battle during which one person was shot.]]>
<![CDATA[Teens Rob Clothing Store at Gunpoint: Cops]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:57:55 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/new+britain+rainbow+mugs+2.jpg
Police have arrested two teens accused of robbing a clothing store in New Britain at gunpoint Wednesday morning.

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<![CDATA[Hartford Keeping the Holiday Alive for Families Affected by Fire]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 19:14:06 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/prospect+ave+fire_hartford+wednesday.jpg
Although two families lost their homes when flames spread through a Hartford house on Thanksgiving eve, the city is finding ways to help keep their holiday traditions alive.

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<![CDATA[Driver Breaks Into Business, Hides in Basement After Crash: Cops]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:15:24 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/frank+mojica+edit.jpg
Police have arrested the driver who ran from a rollover crash in Simsbury on Wednesday morning, then broke into a business and hid in the basement.

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<![CDATA[Tractor-Trailer Crashes Into River Off Route 8 in Beacon Falls]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:35:48 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/beacon+falls+truck+crash.jpg
The right lane of Route 8 southbound is closed between exits 24 and 25 in Beacon Falls after a tractor-trailer slid off the road and into the Naugatuck River, according to state police.

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<![CDATA[Oil Tanker Flips Over in Ellington]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:45:28 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/ellington+oil+tanker+crash.jpg
An oil truck rolled over and landed on its side Wednesday afternoon near the fire station at 316 Sandy Beach Road in the Crystal Lake section of Ellington.

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<![CDATA[Firefighter Hurt Battling 2-Alarm Blaze in Waterbury]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:32:49 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Oakville+Avenue+in+Waterbury+1200.jpg
A firefighter was injured while battling a two-alarm fire at a three-story apartment building on Oakville Avenue in Waterbury, according to police.

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<![CDATA[Truckers Seek Exceptions to New York I-84 Travel Ban]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:35:25 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/truck-tractor-trailer-18-wheeler.jpg
Connecticut grocery and fuel distributors and truckers are asking for New York's governor to relax Interstate 84 travel restrictions over the Connecticut border in New York to allow the transport of food,...

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<![CDATA[Suspected Thief At Large Who Stole $50K in Furs]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:32:30 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/greenwich+police+generic.jpg
Police are searching for a fugitive suspected of stealing thousands of dolars in expensive furs from Saks Fifth Avenue in Greenwich on Wednesday morning.

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<![CDATA[Scene Cleared After Major Gas Leak in Portland]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:17:41 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Crash+and+gas+line+hit+in+Portland+1200.jpg
The scene of a gas leak in Portland has been cleared.

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<![CDATA[Serious Crash Closes Route 79 in Durham]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:51:19 -0500
A portion of Route 79 is closed in Durham due to a serious crash.]]>
<![CDATA[Route 4 Closed in Cornwall]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:45:13 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/tlmd_police_line_generic722.jpg
Route 4 in Cornwall is closed near Route 7 because of a jackknifed tractor-trailer, according to state police.]]>
<![CDATA[Fire Truck Gets Stuck in Torrington]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:15:57 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Fire+truck+stuck+in+Torrington+1200.jpg
A fire truck got stuck on Burr Mountain Road in Torrington, according to Litchfield County dispatchers.]]>
<![CDATA[Police Investigate Clothing Store Robbery]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:22:11 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Rainbow+Store+Robbery+Front+Edited.jpg
Police are investigating a robbery at a New Britain clothing store Wednesday morning.

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<![CDATA[Silver Alert Canceled for 85-Year-Old North Canaan Man ]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:58:13 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Alden+Ringklib+1200.jpg
State police canceled a Silver Alert for a missing 85-year-old North Canaan man.

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<![CDATA[Man Killed in Norwalk Crash]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:22:13 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/connecticut+state+police+cruiser+lights.jpg
A 29-year-old Norwalk man died after a crashing into a guard rail on Route 7 in town on Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Police Seize Kilo of Heroin in Wolcott]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:05:24 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Drug+bust+Thomas+Allergini+1200.jpg
State police seized a kilo of heroin during a drug bust at a home in Wolcott on Monday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Storm Causes Flight Delays, Cancellations at Bradley Airport]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:33:26 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Bradley+International+Airport+Lines+Edited.jpg
Two dozen flights in and out of Bradley International Airport have been canceled this evening as winter weather continues to pummel the state on what is typically the busiest travel day of the year.

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<![CDATA[Man Arrested After Carrying Baton in Carry-On at Bradley]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:21:30 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/Bradley+Airport2.jpg
A North Carolina man was charged with circumventing airport security after bringing a collapsible baton in his carry-on luggage yesterday, according to state police.

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<![CDATA[Crash Causes Delays on I-84 East ]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:06:22 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/11261484crash+Edited.jpg
Traffic is down to one lane on Interstate 84 east in East Hartford due to a crash.

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<![CDATA[Winter Weather Could Make for Messy Morning Travel]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:52:59 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/weha+night+snow.jpg
Winter weather spanning most of the state has caused countless crashes on Connecticut roads and thousands of power outages on what's typically one of the busiest travel days of the year.
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<![CDATA[Norwalk Gas Station Robbed at Gunpoint]]> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:13:53 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/norwalk+sunoco+gas+station+robbery.jpg
Police are asking for the public's help in identifying two men who robbed a Norwalk gas station at gunpoint early Tuesday morning.

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<![CDATA[Hillhouse Football Team Gives Back]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:34:00 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/hillhouse+turkeys+2.jpg
The football team at James Hillhouse Comprehensive High School in New Haven is showing Connecticut it’s never too early to start the season of giving.

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