<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - Connecticut News]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.com en-us Mon, 02 Mar 2015 19:43:22 -0500 Mon, 02 Mar 2015 19:43:22 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Wallingford Company Fined $89K for Chemical Spill]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 19:27:12 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/osha-600.jpg
The Wallingford branch of a nationwide shipping company is facing up to $89,000 in fines after failing to protect its workers from a dangerous chemical spill and potential explosion last October, according...]]>
<![CDATA[Talenti Recalls Sea Salt Caramel Gelato]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 18:45:54 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/talenti+gelato+sea+salt+caramel.jpg
Stop & Shop is pulling Talenti Sea Salt Caramel Gelato from its shelves following a company recall over possible peanut traces, according to a news release from the supermarket chain.

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<![CDATA[Hartford Schools Consider Changing Snow Policy]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 18:02:31 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Some_Question_No_School_Call_in_Hartford_2_1200x675_406801987542.jpg
Another winter storm Sunday meant another parking ban in Hartford, prompting the city to cancel school so residents could park in school lots. Now the city is considering a policy change.

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<![CDATA[Police Respond to Crash by Ethel Walker School]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:49:49 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/police-lights-shutterstock_1318124123.jpg
Bushy Hill Road is closed near the Ethel Walker School in Simsbury following a crash Monday evening, according to police.

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<![CDATA[More Snow Moving in Tuesday]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 19:29:46 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/march+2+15+snow+map.jpg
Winter weather advisories have been issued statewide ahead of another storm that will blanket the state with a couple inches of snow before changing over to ice tomorrow afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[New Milford Man Arrested on Attempted Murder Charge]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:12:26 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Johnny+Cruz+mug.jpg
Police in Danbury have arrested a 36-year-old New Milford man on charges of attempted murder.

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<![CDATA[Group Jumps Man at Norwalk Gas Station]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 16:07:24 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/norwalk+assault+suspects+edit.jpg
Police are searching for three people who attacked a man at a Norwalk gas station early Wednesday morning.

Photo Credit: Norwalk Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[AG Raises Concerns About Software on Lenovo Devices]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:58:59 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/lenovo.JPG
Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen is looking into Lenovo and the software company Superfish amid concerns that some personal computers come pre-installed with software that could potentially expose them...

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<![CDATA[Parent's Message to Middle Schoolers Perceived as Threat]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:42:35 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/askfm+screenshot.jpg
The parent of a Southington Middle School student posted an anonymous comment online over the weekend warning students they would be "in for a surprise come Monday," and someone else followed up with a...]]>
<![CDATA[Female Serial Bank Robber Escaped From Custody: Cops]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 16:53:39 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/jennifer+labbe.jpg
Police have identified the woman accused of holding up banks in Cromwell, East Hartford, Vernon, Wallingford and Wethersfield as 27-year-old Jennifer Labbe, who was recently released from prison and escaped...

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<![CDATA[Farmington K-9 Retires After 9 Years of Service]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 14:50:16 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/farmington+police+k-9+drak+edit.jpg
A Farmington police K-9 is retiring after nine years of service, and the department is sending him off with a reception Tuesday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Man Attacked Cops, EMT After Drunken Car Jumping]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 14:53:54 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Milford+Police+cruiser1200.jpg
Milford police have arrested two brothers after police officers and medics were assaulted during a drunken rampage on Saturday night, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Raped After Meeting Man Through Dating App: Police]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:27:44 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Timmy+Turner+Junior+Rape+Suspect+1200.JPG
New Haven police have arrested a Waterbury man who’s accused of raping a woman he met through a dating app.

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<![CDATA[State Comptroller Expects $101.2 Million Deficit ]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:36:21 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Kevin+Lembo+722.jpg
The state comptroller expects the state will close the current fiscal year with a $101.2 million deficit.]]>
<![CDATA[Man in Critical Condition After Hartford Shooting]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:25:05 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/3215+hartford+shooting+edited.jpg
A 30-year-old man is in critical condition after being shot several times after an altercation in Hartford on Monday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Tolland Intermediate School Dismissing Early]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:36:31 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/school+bus+generic+ct.jpg
Tolland Intermediate School is being dismissed early because of a power problem at the school Monday morning.

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<![CDATA[Madison Skiers Clinch World Cup Titles]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:45:18 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Mac+Bohonnon+1200.jpg
Two Madison residents on the United States ski team placed second in aerials events Sunday at the FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup in Minsk, Belarus, but clinched season titles in a historic moment for the team...

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<![CDATA[Women Jumped From Burning Bridgeport Home]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 16:13:41 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Fire+at+Lindley+and+Winston+streets+Bridgeport+LS+1200.jpg
Two women suffered head and back injuries when they jumped from the second floor of a burning home at 100 Lindley Street in Bridgeport on Monday morning.

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<![CDATA[Car Fire Caused Delays on I-84]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:32:53 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/West+Hartford+car+fire+Rob+Berntsson+1200.jpg
A car fire caused delays on Interstate 84 East in West Hartford from exit 41 to Farmington.

Photo Credit: Rob Berntsson]]>
<![CDATA[Mother Teresa Painting Removed From Trumbull Library]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 19:05:41 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Trumbull+Library+Artwork+edited.jpg
Trumbull officials have temporarily removed artwork displayed at the public library over concerns that the use of Mother Teresa's image in the painting infringes on copyright.

Photo Credit: Town of Trumbull]]>
<![CDATA[March Storm Snowfall Totals]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 08:24:56 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/Snowfall+totals+Groton.JPG
More snow fell on Sunday, adding to the piles that have been building for weeks. Here's a look at the new snow that fell on Sunday:]]>
<![CDATA[Crash Slowed Commute on I-91 North in Hartford]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:34:10 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Traffic+on+Interstate+91+North+in+Hartford+1200.jpg
Traffic was slow on Interstate 91 North in Hartford after a crash in the area of exit 33.

Photo Credit: Connecticut Department of Transportation]]>
<![CDATA[Hartford Parking Ban Lifted]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 10:26:23 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/3215+Hartford+Bulkely+School+Snow+edited.jpg
Hartford police reported strong compliance with its parking ban and several school parking lots, like Bulkeley High School and Hartford Public High School, were packed Monday morning.

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<![CDATA[Schools Delayed, More Snow Tomorrow]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 10:24:34 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Michelle+Warner+vernon+1200.jpg
A storm dropped as much as eight inches of snow in part of the state since Sunday, several schools are delayed or closed and more snow could be on the way.

Photo Credit: Michelle Warner, Vernon
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<![CDATA[Six Displaced in New Haven Fire]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 10:25:44 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/3215+New+Haven+Fire+Flames+edited.jpg
Six people are displaced after a fire broke out at a Winchester Avenue home in New Haven.

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<![CDATA[More Snow Falls Across the State]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 22:18:32 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/snowy+highways+web.jpg
The arrival of March and another snow storm slowed travel across the state.

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<![CDATA[Pedestrian Killed in Waterbury Hit-and-Run]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 18:49:16 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/waterbury+police+cruiser+generic.jpg
A 61-year-old woman was killed Saturday night after a car hit her while she was crossing Wolcott Street in Waterbury.

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<![CDATA[Winsted Road Closed in Torrington Due to Crash]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 17:18:05 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Generic+Police+Lights+bar.jpg
Winsted Road is closed in Torrington due to a crash.

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<![CDATA[Greek Orthodox Priest Killed in Norwich Crash]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:51:26 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Matthew+Baker+Norwich+crash.jpg
A 37-year-old Greek Orthodox priest was killed in a crash on Route 2 in Norwich on Sunday afternoon, according to state police.

Photo Credit: Photo of Father Baker from Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Boston]]>
<![CDATA[State Police Union Clarifies Stance on PIO's Reassignment]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 16:30:08 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/Lt.+Paul+Vance.jpg
A day after Connecticut State Police Captains and Lieutenants Union President William Baldwin expressed the union's outrage over state police spokesman Lt. J. Paul Vance's reassignment to the State Police...]]>
<![CDATA[Neighbor Saves Woman From Trailer Park Fire]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 16:48:05 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/3115+Southington+Fire+edited.jpg
A neighbor saved a woman from a home that caught fire in a Southington trailer park on Sunday.

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<![CDATA[2 Dead, 1 Hospitalized After Fire]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 14:53:16 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/middeltownfire.jpg
Two women died and a man is in the hospital after an early morning house fire gutted a home in Middletown on Saturday, according to Middletown Fire Marshal Albert Santostefano.]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Arrested After Father's Gun Complaint]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 12:49:47 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/3115+Hartford+gun+arrest+edited.jpg
Police arrested a 17-year-old Hartford boy after his father reported to police that he had a gun, police said.

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<![CDATA[2 Hospitalized in Parking Garage Shooting]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 12:23:07 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/3115+Milford+Shooting.jpg
Two men were hospitalized after gunshots were fired during a disturbance at a Milford parking garage early Sunday morning.

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<![CDATA[Person Seriously Injured in Hartford Shooting]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 11:53:21 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/hartford+police+cruiser+generic+new.jpg
One person was seriously injured after being shot multiple times in Hartford Sunday night.

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<![CDATA[Fire Breaks Out at Enfield Transmission Repair Facility]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 12:12:06 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/3115+Enfield+Fire+edited.jpg
Firefighters batted a massive fire at an Enfield transmission repair facility early Sunday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[5 Hospitalized After Blaze, Including 2 Firefighers]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 17:11:44 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/nhflames.png
A man is in critical condition after firefighters rescued him from a fire that tore through a New Haven home overnight, hospitalizing him, two other occupants and two firefighters.]]>
<![CDATA[South Windsor Teacher Suspended Over Inappropriate Poem]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 18:53:04 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/South+Windsor+HS+web.jpg
A South Windsor high school English teacher is on leave after directing students to read what school officials call a "highly inappropriate" poem.]]>
<![CDATA[Crash Backs Up I-84 in East Hartford]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 21:26:18 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/I-84+crash+web.jpg
Interstate 84 westbound is closed in East Hartford near exit 51 due to a crash, according to state police.]]>
<![CDATA[Willimantic Police Arrest Suspect in Dollar Store Robbery]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 18:14:43 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/willimantic+police+generic.jpg
Police arrested one of three men involved in an Aug. 24 robbery at the Family Dollar Store on West Main Street in Willimantic, police said.

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<![CDATA[SWAT Team Resolves Disturbance at Bristol Home]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 18:28:30 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/22815+Bristol+Police+Activity+edited.jpg
A SWAT team safely evacuated a woman from a Bristol home after she locked herself in a bedroom due to the behavior of an armed man inside the home.

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<![CDATA[Crews Respond to Second Fire in Waterbury]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 17:25:31 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/fire_truck_generic_wavy.jpg
Firefighters responded to a fire at 124 Central Avenue in Waterbury early evening on Saturday.

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<![CDATA[FIRST Robotics Teams Compete in 'Recycle Rush' District Qualifiers]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 17:19:23 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/tlmd_recycle_484x363.jpg
The second district event qualifiers for the NE FIRST Robotics Competition kicked off Saturday morning at Wilby High School in Waterbury.]]>
<![CDATA["How to Get to Sesame Street"]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 16:47:03 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Bert+Ernie+BPD+With+Base.jpg
Boston Police shared a Boston Herald photo from 1992, when Lt. Keith Dalrymple, then an officer, assisted Bert and Ernie!

Photo Credit: Boston Herald/Arthur Pollock]]>