<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - Connecticut News]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.comen-usSun, 25 Jun 2017 03:19:18 -0400Sun, 25 Jun 2017 03:19:18 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Police Investigate Possible Attempted Murder/Suicide]]> Sat, 24 Jun 2017 22:21:40 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*160/1498336249-Police-lights-%28KXAS-TV-NBC5%29.jpg
Fairfield police are investigating a possible attempted murder/suicide.Police said they were called to Barlow Road Saturday morning for an incident that occurred Friday night.A young girl woke up...]]>
<![CDATA[State Trooper Taken to Hospital After Being Hit]]> Sun, 25 Jun 2017 02:20:34 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Fairfield+Trooper+hit.jpg
A state trooper was taken to the hospital for evaluation after his vehicle was hit on I95 Northbound in Fairfield.State police said the trooper was not injured after being hit on Saturday...]]>
<![CDATA[Body Discovered in Long Island Sound]]> Sat, 24 Jun 2017 18:04:26 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AP_12070502rgtsdfgsdfg2990.jpg
A body has been discovered in Long Island Sound.]]>
<![CDATA[Police Identify Women Killed in Waterbury Crash]]> Sat, 24 Jun 2017 10:23:54 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Crash+on+Route+8+ramp+in+waterbury.jpg
Police have identified the two people killed in a crash near the Exit 35 ramp off Route 8 and East Aurora Street in Waterbury on Friday.

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<![CDATA[North Haven Police Mourn Death of K-9 ]]> Sat, 24 Jun 2017 10:03:11 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/zeus+north+haven.jpg
The North Haven Police Department is mourning the death of its first K-9.

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<![CDATA[Two Area Crews Battle House Fire in East Hartford]]> Sat, 24 Jun 2017 06:40:17 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/editehtfdfire.png
Crews from two area fire departments spent Saturday morning battling a house fire in East Hartford.]]>
<![CDATA[Many xfinity Customers Can Now Find NBC CT on Channel 1030]]> Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:33:34 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*134/xfinity+front.jpg
Starting April 20, some xfinity customers will find NBC Connecticut on Channel 1030. The rollout to all xfinity customers will be complete by June 21.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Charged After Charity Wrestling Donations Disappear]]> Fri, 23 Jun 2017 23:24:31 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/James-Raymond.jpg
The promoter of a highly publicized wrestling event to benefit autism is under arrest.

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<![CDATA[2 Hikers in Penwood State Park Found After Search]]> Fri, 23 Jun 2017 23:01:21 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Breaking-News-Intro-1200x675.jpg
A search was underway at Penwood State Park in Bloomfield for a pair of hikers, but officials say the pair has been found.

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<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut on Amazon Devices: 'Alexa, Tell Me The News']]> Thu, 04 May 2017 14:03:04 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Amazon-echo.jpg
There's a new way to find out what's going on in Connecticut: Ask Alexa. Amazon Echo and Dot owners can now listen to top stories from NBC Connecticut through Alexa's Flash Briefing.

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<![CDATA[Bristol Man Exposes Himself to 4 Children Through Window: PD]]> Fri, 23 Jun 2017 22:11:44 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/John-Truiolo.jpg
A Bristol man is accused of exposing himself to children in Bristol on Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Child Loses Hand From Lawnmower Accident in Berlin]]> Fri, 23 Jun 2017 20:03:50 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Rocco-Mongillo.jpg
Connecticut parents and grandparents learned the hard way to never have a child on a lawnmower.

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<![CDATA[How the Proposed Healthcare Bill Will Impact Connecticut]]> Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:51:18 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/doctor+medical+generic.jpg
The latest healthcare bill cuts deep into Medicaid funding, defunds Planned Parenthood, eliminates the mandate requiring people to buy health insurance and cuts taxes on the wealthy.

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<![CDATA[Weather to Delay Saturday Tee Times at Travelers]]> Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:31:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/193*120/travelers+18th+hole.jpg
The PGA Tour has decided to push back Saturday morning tee times at the Travelers Championship due to the threat of rain and storms overnight.

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<![CDATA[Connecticut Gas Prices Drop to New Low]]> Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:09:11 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/gas-pump-generic-GettyImages-97962735.jpg
Connecticut gas prices are the lowest they've been in more than a decade.

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<![CDATA[Woman Found Passed Out With 3 Young Children in Car: Police]]> Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:26:53 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/212*120/Cassidy+Moniz.jpg
A Norwich woman was arrested after she was found passed out behind the wheel of a car in New London with three young children inside, according to police.

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<![CDATA[Empty 18-Pack of Beer Found in Car Connected to Fatal Crash: Police ]]> Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:25:24 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/New_Haven_Police_Looking_For_New_Officers.jpg
A 59-year-old North Haven woman is dead after a crash in New Haven Wednesday night and police said they found an empty 18-pack of beer in the car they think struck the motorcycle she was on.]]>
<![CDATA[Dead Dog Found Buried in Meriden Park]]> Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:20:34 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Meriden+City+Park.JPG
A dead dog was found buried in a Meriden park Thursday night. Police are not sure how the dog died, but the animal control officer thought it might have been hit by a car.

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<![CDATA[DA Files Appeal to Reinstate Hernandez's Murder Conviction]]> Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:05:03 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/aaronhernandezfeuerherdIB.jpg
Prosecutors have filed an appeal seeking to reinstate former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez's 2015 murder conviction after it was thrown out following his prison suicide.Hernandez was convicted...

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<![CDATA[Oppressive Humidity Followed by Showers & Thunderstorms]]> Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:28:59 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/cover+photo+%281%29.png
The humidity is downright oppressive today and temperatures are well into the 80s throughout the entire state.
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<![CDATA[Lake Compounce Offering Free Admission for Good Grades]]> Sat, 24 Jun 2017 12:39:10 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/lake+compounce+1.jpg
If your children did well in school this year, you can treat them to a day at Lake Compounce, and your good student or students will get in for free.
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<![CDATA[Crews Working to Fix Propane Leak in Stafford]]> Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:16:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Stafford+Springs+Propane+Leak+1.JPG
Route 32 in Stafford will be closed until this evening after a minor leak from a 30,000 gallon propane tank.

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<![CDATA[Trinity College Professor Says 'I Am Sorry']]> Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:45:41 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Trinity+College+Closed.JPG
A Trinity College professor who shared a controversial article on his personal social media pages, sparking a series of threats to the Hartford campus, says he is sorry and regrets that the hashtag he quoted...

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<![CDATA[Woman Arrested After Investigation Into Prostitution at Branford Massage Parlors]]> Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:43:17 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/212*120/Chunhua+Wang+mug+shot.JPG
Police have made an arrest after investigating prostitution at massage parlors in Branford.

Photo Credit: Connecticut State Police]]>
<![CDATA[2 Dead, 1 Injured in Crash on Route 8 Ramp in Waterbury]]> Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:06:48 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Crash+on+Route+8+ramp+in+waterbury.jpg
Two adults are dead and another is hospitalized after a Mazda sedan and a white utility truck crashed near Route 8 North in Waterbury around 8 a.m. Friday.

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<![CDATA[Woman Seriously Injured in Meriden Assault]]> Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:33:14 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Meriden+Police+Department+January+2017.jpg
A woman was seriously injured in an assault in Meriden Thursday night and police said the suspect is being held on a prior violation of a protective order.

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<![CDATA[Your Take Your Dog to Work Day Photos]]> Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:09:29 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/211*120/dog+to+work+2.JPG

Photo Credit: Mike Doyle]]>
<![CDATA[Police Investigating Shooting in New London]]> Fri, 23 Jun 2017 07:07:41 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/New+London+Shooting+United+FM+Radio.JPG
Police are investigating a shooting in New London Thursday night.

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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[Drugs, Alcohol Found in Hartford Firefighter's System: Report]]> Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:45:35 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/kevin+bell+picture.jpg
It’s been more than two years since Hartford Firefighter Kevin Bell was killed in the line of duty but a report said he had alcohol and marijuana in his system when he died fighting a house fire.

Photo Credit: Hartford Fire Department]]>
<![CDATA[Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction Draws in Big Crowds]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 19:16:30 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Vintage-Cars.jpg
Convertibles, hot rods, even old school pick-up trucks are all on the auction block as part of the second annual Barrett-Jackson Northeast Auction at Mohegan Sun.

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<![CDATA[Rare Disorder 'Miracle Drug' Pulled From Market]]> Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:46:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/256*120/christian+mumm.JPG
Christian Mumm was given a 50 percent chance to see his first birthday.]]>
<![CDATA[Middletown Area Transit Officials Announce New Cuts to Bus Routes]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:14:27 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Middletown-Area-Transit.jpg
Middletown Area Transit officials said lack of state funding is causing new cuts to bus routes and financial strain, while city officials said the money troubles may have come from money mismanagement.

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<![CDATA[Police ID Man Shot, Killed in Hartford Apartment]]> Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:48:31 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Carriage-Place-West-hartford.jpg
An extensive Hartford police investigation is underway at the Carriage Place West apartments at 390 Farmington Avenue after a 38-year-old man was shot and killed Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Lawmakers to Meet Next Week to Pass Budget ]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:38:38 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Themis-Klarides.jpg
Connecticut’s Speaker of the House hasn’t ruled out approving a spending plan for the next two years before the end of the current fiscal year.

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<![CDATA[Top Rockies Prospect Brendan Rodgers Joining Yard Goats]]> Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:25:51 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/brendan+rodgers.jpg
The top prospect in the Colorado Rockies organization is coming to play for the Hartford Yard Goats, the team's Double-A Eastern League affiliate. Shortstop Brendan Rodgers has been promoted from Class-A...

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<![CDATA[Rise of Car Crashes in States Where Marijuana is Legal]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:56:42 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/marijuana+joint+generic.jpg
There has been a rise of car crashes in places where recreational marijuana is legalized, a new report claims.

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<![CDATA[Man Who Attacked Woman in Windsor Locks Arrested]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:13:27 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Clinton-Weston.jpg
Police have arrested the man accused of attacking a woman at work in Windsor Locks last week and leaving her in critical condition.

Photo Credit: Windsor Locks Police]]>
<![CDATA[Waterbury Astronaut Rick Mastracchio Retires from NASA]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:26:40 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AP696810444829.jpg
NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio, of Waterbury, has retired from NASA. His last day with the agency was June 16.

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<![CDATA[Police Identify 2 Teen Victims in Orange Crash]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:53:15 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Police-GettyImages-187062332.jpg
Police have identified two victims — one seriously injured — in a crash in a crash on Dogburn Road in Orange Tuesday night.

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<![CDATA[Bus Driver Accused of Sexually Assaulting 11-Year-Old Girl ]]> Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:06:26 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/Luis+Cruz+Connecticut+State+Police.JPG
The driver for a bus company is accused of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old an intellectually-disabled girl on the bus.

Photo Credit: Connecticut State Police]]>
<![CDATA[Search Goes on 2 Years for Missing Middletown Woman]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:42:31 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/nina+coe+middletown+missing.jpg
Almost two years have passed since Nina Coe, a 59-year-old Middletown woman, disappeared and police are still looking for help from the public to find her.

Photo Credit: Connecticut State Police]]>
<![CDATA[Two Roads Brewing Opens Tap Room at Bradley Airport]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:23:53 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/209*120/Two+Roads+Tap+Room+leadership.jpg
Two Roads Brewing has opened the Two Roads Tap Room at Bradley International Airport.

Photo Credit: Connecticut Airport Authority]]>
<![CDATA[NBC CT American Red Cross Blood Drive at Dunkin' Donuts Park]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:41:42 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/caped+crusaders+2.jpg
The NBC Connecticut/American Red Cross Blood Drive took place June 22.

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