<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - Connecticut News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/localhttp://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.pngNBC Connecticuthttp://www.nbcconnecticut.comen-usSun, 24 Jul 2016 12:42:29 -0400Sun, 24 Jul 2016 12:42:29 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations<![CDATA[Three People Shot in New Britain, Conn.]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 08:33:26 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/nbshooting.png
Three people are recovering in the hospital after they were shot during a fight outside a strip mall in New Britain.]]>
<![CDATA[Car Crashes into East Hartford Home]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 06:29:35 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/carintohomeehtfd.jpg
A gaping hole is all that is left as evidence after a car crashed into the front of an East Hartford home early Sunday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[Multiple Departments Respond to Canterbury Fire]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 18:03:50 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Canterbury+fire+web.jpg
Crews battled a fire at a home in Canterbury Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Pilot Critically Injured in Haddam Plane Crash]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 22:23:53 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Haddam+plane+into+house.jpg
One person was critically injured in a plane crash in Haddam Saturday afternoon, according to state police.

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<![CDATA[Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Waterbury Crash]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 21:26:43 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/tlmd_police_fire_lights_generic.jpg
A motorcyclist was seriously injured after he crashed over a guardrail and into the woods, according to the fire department.
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<![CDATA[People Across Connecticut Help #ClearTheShelters]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 18:21:51 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Eddie+the+Jack+Russel+Terrier.JPG
People across the state have been lining up at animal shelters on this nationwide Clear the Shelters Day to bring home a new member on the family.

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<![CDATA[Cooling Centers Open]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 15:12:34 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/ice+generic.jpg
High heat and humidity are expected in the coming days. The following towns have designated cooling centers for residents in need of an escape from the heat.

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<![CDATA[Family Displaced After Branford Fire]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 14:47:55 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/branford+fire+photos.jpg
A family is displaced after fire damaged their Branford home early Saturday morning.

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<![CDATA[Crews Respond to Lebanon Fire]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 21:23:12 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Lebanon+fire+web.jpg
Firefighters are on scene battling a house fire on Reservoir Road in Lebanon, fire officials say.]]>
<![CDATA[State Parks at Capacity]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 14:16:20 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/rocky+neck+state+park+east+lyme.jpg
Rocky Neck State Park in East Lyme and several other state parks have reached full parking capacity Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Our New Home Page: What You Need to Know]]>Fri, 03 Jun 2016 00:45:10 -0400http://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[Wauregan Man Accused of DUI, Assaulting an Officer]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 15:38:53 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Matthew+Gallant.jpg
Plainfield police arrested a man after they said they found truck overturned and abandoned in a field.

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<![CDATA[North Haven Firefighters Knock Down Blaze at Rail Yard]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 12:27:39 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/North+Haven+rail+car+fire.jpg
North Haven firefighters knocked down a fire at a rail yard Saturday morning.

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<![CDATA[Police Investigating Untimely Death in Waterbury]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 12:29:01 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/waterbury+police+cruiser+generic.jpg
Waterbury police are investigating an untimely death after a man was found in a car with a gunshot wound.

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<![CDATA[Newington Picks Up After Powerful Storms]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 12:34:41 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Tree+down+Newington.jpg
On Saturday, clean-up continued in many communities across Connecticut after a powerful storm sent trees into homes and knocked out power, Friday night.

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<![CDATA[2 Arrested During Traffic Stop in Willington]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:19:56 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Willington+suspects+web.jpg
State police arrested two men and seized a handgun during a traffic stop in Willington Friday afternoon, according to a press release.

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<![CDATA[Take a Pet Home During Clear the Shelters]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 13:35:13 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/CTS_ReducedAndWaived_Graphic.jpg
Today is #ClearTheShelters Day and we're streaming a special program live. Adoption fees are waived or reduced at *participating shelters for Clear the Shelters.
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<![CDATA[Lovers Leap State Park Closed Due to Brush Fire]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 15:52:55 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Lovers+leap+fire+web.jpg
Lovers Leap State Park in New Milford is closed because of a brush fire, according to the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.

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<![CDATA[Newtown Police Investigate Burglary Spree]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 14:38:52 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Newtown+burglary+suspect+web.png
Newtown police are investigating several residential burglaries in the Sandy Hook area.

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<![CDATA[Norwalk Police Investigate Shooting]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 09:58:55 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Norwalk+police+car+1200.jpg
Norwalk police are investigating after a man was shot on Winfield Street early Saturday morning.

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<![CDATA[One Dead in New Haven Shooting]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:46:16 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/NH+Kensington+St+homicide.jpg
One man is dead after an early Saturday morning shooting in New Haven.

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<![CDATA[Neighbors Lift Car to Help Trapped Teen in New Haven: Police]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 23:04:44 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/police-tape-shutterstock_5628043315.jpg
Neighbors came to help a 13-year-old boy who was trapped beneath a car that accidentally hit him in New Haven, police said.

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<![CDATA[Clear the Shelters: Adopt Us! ]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 19:12:14 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Marys-Kitty-Korne-Missy.jpg
Meet some of the shelter animals looking for homes in Connecticut.]]>
<![CDATA[Travelers Try Staying Cool on Public Transit Amid Heat Wave]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:49:00 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/metronorth01282015.jpg
Metro North reported no heat-related issues or delays Friday afternoon on the New Haven line.

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<![CDATA[Man Tries Eluding Police by Jumping in Willimantic River: Police]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:43:49 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Jose-Sanchez.jpg
A man tried to elude police officers during a foot chase by jumping into the Willimantic River on Friday, police said.

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<![CDATA[Police ID 2nd Man Killed in Apparent Murder-Suicide ]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:08:48 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Waterbury+death+investigation.JPG
State police have identified the second man killed in an apparent murder-suicide involving an off-duty Waterbury police officer.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Damages Cop Motorcycle, Smashes Whole Foods Glass Door]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 23:08:48 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Jared-Schlar.jpg
A man allegedly knocked over a West Hartford police motorcycle and pushed a shopping cart through the glass door at Whole Foods to invoke a response from police, officials said.

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<![CDATA[Norwalk Man Accused of Abusing 2-Year-Old]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 15:31:05 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Pedro+Salinas+1200.jpg
A Norwalk man accused of abusing a 2-year-old girl was arrested on Friday while he was in court for another case, according to police.

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<![CDATA[East Lyme Police Seek Suspect in Attempted Home Invasion]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:39:18 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/East+lyme+suspect.jpg
East Lyme police are asking for the public’s help to identify a person they say tried to force his way into a home Thursday night.

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<![CDATA[Towns Reporting Damage as Strong Thunderstorms Roll In ]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 22:21:05 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/tree-house.jpg
What could be the longest heat wave since 2013 started on Thursday and today is the hottest day in four years. Temperatures reached 99 degrees at Bradley.

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<![CDATA[Police Investigate Car Thefts in East Hampton]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 13:11:13 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/east+hampton+police+cruiser.JPG
Police are investigating the thefts of three motor vehicles in East Hampton on Thursday night.

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<![CDATA[Man Sexually Assaulted Woman, Vandalized Police Property: PD]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 13:11:46 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/BOOKER+EDWARDS.jpg
Middletown police have arrested a man accused of sexually assaulting a woman then vandalizing police property when in custody.

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<![CDATA[New Canaan Sees Rise in Daytime Car Burglaries: Police]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:18:06 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/car_generic1.jpg
The New Canaan police department is warning residents to secure their vehicles after an increase in daytime vehicle burglaries.]]>
<![CDATA[Towns Remind Pokemon Go Players to Respect Public Spaces]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:32:11 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/pokemon+go2.jpg
Connecticut towns are reminding Pokemon Go users to be respectful when playing the game in public spaces.]]>
<![CDATA[Bear Gets Into House in West Hartford]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 01:23:04 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Bear+in+a+home+in+west+hartford.JPG
West Hartford residents had quite a shock this morning when a bear got into their house through a back patio door.

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<![CDATA[Southwest Flight Delays Persist After Computer Glitch]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 10:31:38 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Southwest+Airlines+delays+1200.jpg
Dozens of passengers who planned to take Southwest flights out of Bradley Airport on Friday morning have not been able to reach their destination after a computer glitch that affected the airline earlier...]]>
<![CDATA[Bloomfield Police Seek Missing Woman]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 10:27:57 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Sophia+Silva2.jpg
Bloomfield police have issued a silver alert for a missing 24-year-old woman.

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<![CDATA[Suffield Police Investigate Break-In]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 09:53:44 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/suffield+police+cruiser.jpg
Suffield police are investigating a break-in at a local convenience store.

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<![CDATA[Yard Goats to Play Rest of Regular Season on the Road]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:43:42 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Yard+Goats+logo_1200.jpg
The Hartford Yard Goats will play the rest of the regular season on the road because the stadium is Hartford is not complete.

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<![CDATA[Police Search for Suspect in Gym Shooting Threat]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 07:52:01 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Kenneth+Reddick+mug+shot.jpg
Police are searching for a man who’s accused of threatening to shoot staff at a South Windsor gym.

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<![CDATA[Berlin Turnpike Ramp Closed After Rollover]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 07:15:13 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Berlin+Turnpike+rollover+Mill+Street.jpg
There is a rollover on a northbound ramp of the Berlin Turnpike in Berlin.

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<![CDATA[Police Search for Suspect After Shot Was Fired Into Truck in Rest Area]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:17:48 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/truck+shot+at+Milford+Interstate+95+rest+area+1200.jpg
State police are investigating after someone fired a bullet into a tractor-trailer in the rest area on Interstate 95 in Milford this morning.

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<![CDATA[Hartford Business Owners Frustrated With Road Construction Project ]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 08:54:52 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/231*120/Capture61.PNG
Some Hartford business owners are demanding answers to when construction will wrap up on historic Pratt Street.

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<![CDATA[EPA Issues Poor Air Quality Warning]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:12:39 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/willmantic-street-fest.jpg
The EPA is forecasting a poor air quality day for most of the state for Friday.

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<![CDATA[Willimantic Street Festival]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 22:39:44 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Willimantic_Food_Trucks_1200x675_730018883929.jpg
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<![CDATA[17-Year-Old Driver Strikes Motorcyclist in Plainfield]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 22:36:22 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/police-tape-shutterstock_5628043315.jpg
A 17-year-old driver is accused of striking a motorcycle in Plainfield on Thursday, police said.

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<![CDATA[With Renters Insurance, Benefits Outweigh Costs: Officials]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 08:50:19 -0400http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/rentersinsurance1.jpg
Renters lost more than $13 million worth of belongings to fires in the last three years because they did not have renter's insurance, according to the Hartford Fire Department.

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