<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - Connecticut News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.comen-usTue, 24 May 2016 09:51:29 -0400Tue, 24 May 2016 09:51:29 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Police Investigating Serious Crash in Middlebury]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 09:43:12 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/police+lights+generic+crop.jpg
Police are responding to a serious crash in Middlebury.

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<![CDATA[Scattered Showers Today, Taste of Summer Tomorrow]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 09:36:01 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Model+RPM4+Precip+Clouds+Floater%287%291.png
Middle and perhaps upper 80s starting tomorrow.]]>
<![CDATA[Crash Closes Part of Old Farms Road in Avon]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 08:50:47 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Old+Farms+Road+Avon.jpg
Part of Old Farms Road in Avon is closed after a one-vehicle crash.

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<![CDATA[Police ID Man Hit By Car in Bristol on Monday]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 08:37:08 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/bristol+police+crusier_1200.jpg
An 18-year-old man suffered head and back injuries when he was hit by a vehicle at West Washington and King streets in Bristol on Monday morning he is listed in stable condition, according to police.

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<![CDATA[Hartford City Council Adopts Budget: Report]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 07:46:10 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Hartford+city+hall+new+1200.jpg
The Hartford City Council adopted a $552.9 million budget last night, according to the Hartford Courant, and it keeps the city’s tax rate the same, but includes layoffs, union concessions and cuts in several...

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<![CDATA[Firefighters Battle Fire in Stamford]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 07:06:51 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/Fire_Truck_Generic_NECN_Chris_Caesar.jpg
Firefighters are battling a fire on Bedford Street in Stamford and the road is closed.]]>
<![CDATA[Good Samaritans Pull Girls From Burning Car in Milford]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 05:33:19 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/milcarfireedit.png
Milford man searching for good Samaritans who helped with burning car rescue]]>
<![CDATA[Osprey Nest Causing Hazard for Stratford Firefighters]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 18:43:36 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/osprey+nest+stratford.jpg
The Stratford Fire Department is plagued with an unusual problem: Two ospreys that built a nest above the station are dropping sticks, fish and even a kitten in the path of unsuspecting firefighters below.

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<![CDATA[First Hartford Charter High School About to Graduate First Class]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 09:28:09 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/textbook-GettyImages-543195795.jpg
Hartford's first-ever charter high school is about to have its first graduating class.

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<![CDATA[New Britain Democrats Tap Trueworthy to Run for Democratic Registrar]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 19:06:12 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/nbregistara.jpg
New Britain's Democratic Town Committee formally endorsed Michael Trueworthy as the party candidate for Democratic Registrar of Voters.]]>
<![CDATA[Wait Times At Bradley Airport Lower than National Average]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 19:03:47 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/airsecurity.jpg
Wait times at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks may as well be minuscule compared to locations like Chicago, New York, and Minneapolis.]]>
<![CDATA[Firefighters Battle Brush Fire in Tolland]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 17:04:48 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/Fire_Truck_Generic_NECN_Chris_Caesar.jpg
Firefighters were called to the scene of a brush fire along Route 31 in Tolland Monday afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Sentenced in Heroin Mill Case After Authorities Find 17,000 Bags]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 15:37:23 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/heroin+needles+generic.jpg
A Connecticut woman will spend more than three-and-a half years in prison after an investigation into a heroin processing mill in Hartford resulted in the seizure of more than 17,000 bags of heroin, according to...

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<![CDATA[Police Seize Drugs, Vehicles During Raid at Groton Business]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 06:54:26 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Groton+task+force+heroin+bust.JPG
Police have arrested a 31-year-old Groton man on drug and weapons charges after a raid at U.S. Wholesalers, a vehicle wholesaler located at 114 South Road, in Groton on Monday morning.

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<![CDATA[Yale Grads Receive Diplomas]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 14:39:41 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/477310208-Yale-Generic.jpg
The Yale University class of 2016 was on full display all over New Haven on Monday morning as students and their families and friends celebrated commencement.

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<![CDATA[All Ansonia Schools Closed Today After Possible Threat]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 07:09:17 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/mead+school+ansonia_1200.jpg
Ansonia schools were dismissed early Monday after an anonymous post on an after school app indicated a possible threat, according to police, and schools are closed today.

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<![CDATA[Police Found Vehicle Connected to Barkhamsted Fatal Hit-and-Run]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 13:55:32 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/barkhamsted+web.jpg
State police said they have found the vehicle that struck and killed a man on Route 44 in Barkhamsted on Friday and are holding it as evidence.

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<![CDATA[Police ID Man Whose Body Was Found Near Windsor Boat Launch]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 13:47:23 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/windsor+body+1200.jpg
A man’s body was found on a sandbar on the Connecticut River in Windsor on Friday morning and police have identified him as Lester H. Eldridge Jr., 56, of Longmeadow, Massachusetts.

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<![CDATA[Man Wanted in Home Invasion 20 Years Ago in Custody]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 13:05:10 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/windhammugedit.png
A Massachusetts man suspected in a home invasion committed in Willimantic nearly 20 years ago is back in Connecticut in police custody.]]>
<![CDATA[RHAM Middle School on High Alert After Threat]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 14:31:22 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/rhamstill072415.jpg
Students and staff at RHAM Middle School in Hebron are on high alert after a threatening message was found in a bathroom on Friday that warned something harmful would unfold at the school on Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Police Release Surveillance Photos from Bristol 7-Eleven Robbery]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 14:05:40 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Bristol+7-Eleven+surveillance+photos.jpg
Police are searching for the man who attacked the clerk at a 7-Eleven in Bristol early on the morning of Friday, May 13 and they have released surveillance photos.

Photo Credit: Bristol Police]]>
<![CDATA[Employees of Orange Beer Distribution Company Go on Strike]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 14:28:36 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/DiChello+Distributors+strike+1200.jpg
Dozens of employees at DiChello Distributors in Orange are on strike amid contract negotiations and businesses the company serves are concerned about the impact it will have on one of their busiest weekends.

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<![CDATA[Police ID Man Killed in Canoe Accident ]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 11:33:38 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/lakeofislesboat.jpg
A 50-year-old New London man is dead after the canoe he and his son were fishing in capsized on Sunday morning in North Stonington.

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<![CDATA[Woman's Body Found on Shore in Stratford]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 15:23:55 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Stratford+body+1200.jpg
Police have responded to the Lordship section of Stratford after the body of a woman was found on a beach on Monday morning.

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<![CDATA[Man Charged in 2010 Sex Assault in Willimantic]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 11:46:15 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Hector+Novoa+mugshot.jpg
A man accused of sexually assaulting a victim in a Willimantic park in 2010 has been charged with first-degree sexual assault. and first-degree unlawful restraint.

Photo Credit: Willimantic police]]>
<![CDATA[Plainfield Man Arrested After Pellet Gun Shooting]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 11:45:38 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Anthony+Mann+Plainfield+mugshot.jpg
Police have arrested a 31-year-old man suspected of shooting a man in the head with a pellet gun in Plainfield.

Photo Credit: Plainfield Police]]>
<![CDATA[1 Badly Injured After Truck Goes Down Embankment]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 10:56:16 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Norwalk+truck+down+embankment.JPG
A person sustained serious injuries when a pickup went down an embankment to a river in Norwalk on Sunday night.

Photo Credit: Norwalk Police]]>
<![CDATA[Scattered Showers, Thunder Tomorrow]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 17:10:20 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Model+RPM4+Precip+Clouds+Floater%287%29.png
A cold pool of air aloft will create some instability tomorrow, which will lead to scattered showers.]]>
<![CDATA[Crash Slowed Traffic on I-91 South]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 10:36:40 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/enfield+truck+crash+1200.jpg
Two lanes of Interstate 91 South were closed on the Enfield-East Windsor line after a large truck crashed, causing major traffic delays in the area.

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<![CDATA[Water Main Break Fixed in Bristol]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 09:40:47 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/water+main+break+on+High+Street+in+Bristol+1200.jpg
Water is back on for around 100 Bristol homes after a water main break on High Street.

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<![CDATA[Extra Security at RHAM Middle School ]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 09:14:39 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/rhamstill072415.jpg
RHAM Middle School in Hebron promised “maximum security” as students and teachers head back to classes today after a threatening message was found in a bathroom Friday that warned something harmful would unfold...]]>
<![CDATA[Two Injured in Head-On Crash in Tolland]]> Sun, 22 May 2016 22:28:05 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/TOLLAND+CRASH+web.png
Two people were transported to the hospital after a head-on crash in Tolland Sunday night.

Photo Credit: Tolland Fire Department]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Seriously Injured in Bristol Crash]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 06:51:58 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/police+lights+siren.jpg
A woman was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident in Bristol Sunday, according to police.]]>
<![CDATA[Two Injured in Waterbury Hit and Run ]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 17:27:08 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/waterbury+east+main+hit+run.jpg
Waterbury police are looking for the driver of vehicle that fled the scene of an accident that left two women injured.

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<![CDATA[Farmington Teen Wins National Award for Gum Invention]]> Sun, 22 May 2016 18:37:56 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Invention+Convention+web.jpg
A Farmington teenager hopes her invention can help change the world.

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<![CDATA[Iwo Jima Survivors Honored]]> Sun, 22 May 2016 16:44:56 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/vetsedit.jpg
Iwo Jima Survivors Honored]]>
<![CDATA[4 Men Played Ball at Dunkin' Donuts Park: Police]]> Sun, 22 May 2016 15:56:34 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Dunkin+Donuts+Park+accident.JPG
Four people have been charged with criminal trespassing after they were caught trying to play a baseball game at Dunkin Donuts Park.

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<![CDATA[1 Stabbed, 1 Arrested in Prospect]]> Sun, 22 May 2016 17:05:16 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/prospectstabbingedit.jpg
A Prospect man has been arrested for a stabbing incident in his home Saturday afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[Community Rallies Around Canterbury Business After Fire]]> Sat, 21 May 2016 23:41:25 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/fundraiser+web.jpg
A cherished business and popular wedding venue in Canterbury was damaged by a fire on Wednesday. But Saturday night Wrights Mill Farm sent a message: “We are unstoppable.”]]>
<![CDATA[Silver Alert Issued for Missing Middletown Teen]]> Sat, 21 May 2016 19:36:23 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/Justina+Alicea+web.jpg
Middletown Police have issued a Silver Alert for a missing 19-year-old.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Who Wheeled Corpse Down Street Charged with Murder]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 09:48:52 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/dead-body-dolly-0520.jpg
A man accused of wheeling his wife’s dead body on a dolly through a Staten Island neighborhood Friday morning is in custody, authorities said Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Killingly Man Accused of Selling Crack-Cocaine: Police]]> Sat, 21 May 2016 16:10:02 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Untitled-279.jpg
A Killingly man is accused of selling crack-cocaine, police said.

Photo Credit: Connecticut State Police]]>
<![CDATA[Police ID Suspect Involved in East Hartford Murder]]> Sat, 21 May 2016 15:50:41 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Untitled-341.jpg
The suspect involved in an East Hartford murder has been identified by police.

Photo Credit: East Hartford Police]]>
<![CDATA[May is Mental Health Awareness Month: What You Should Know]]> Sat, 21 May 2016 13:03:36 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/MENTAL_HEALTH_SOCIAL_VID_1_1200x675_689168963747.jpg
People across the country struggle with mental health.]]>
<![CDATA[More Equipment Stolen From Colchester Ballpark]]> Sat, 21 May 2016 12:25:13 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/218*120/baseballcolchester.PNG
Police are searching for the suspect who stole important equipment from a Colchester little league.

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