<![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, 19 Dec 2014 01:35:20 -0500 Fri, 19 Dec 2014 01:35:20 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Hartford Meeting Addresses Policing Concerns]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 23:20:31 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Hartford+policing+meeting+web.jpg
A conversation that's been hitting headlines and communities across the country landed in Hartford Thursday night as another city opened the lines of communication when it comes to interactions between...

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<![CDATA[Cat Missing After Cromwell Fire]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:13:05 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/cromwell+brittany+circle+fire.jpg
A Cromwell resident and four of her pets made it out safely when their home on Brittany Circle caught fire Thursday evening, but one cat remains unaccounted for, according to the fire chief.

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<![CDATA[Yoga Teacher Adopts Third Son With Down Syndrome]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:10:29 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/elliott+down+syndrome+adoption.jpg
Single mother and yoga instructor Nykki Poole, of Newington, has adopted three boys with Down syndrome, the youngest of whom just turned 4 and grew up in an orphanage in Bulgaria.

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<![CDATA[Access Health on Track to Meet Enrollment Goal]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 19:26:23 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Access+health+ct+store.jpeg
Officials with Access Health CT said they are happy with the progress made so far, just over a month into open enrollment.]]>
<![CDATA[New Road Sparks Redevelopment in Orange]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:48:07 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/orange+ribbon.jpg
It's a project that town officials in Orange say has been decades in the making: Thanks to hundreds of thousands of dollars in state and federal funding, Edison Road is now connected to Marsh Hill Road...

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<![CDATA[Mayor Reprimands Police Chief for Bad Behavior]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 19:27:48 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/webpicesserman121114.jpg
One week after a Yale University professor sent a letter to local New Haven officials condemning the conduct of the city's police chief at a football game in September, the mayor has issued him a written...

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<![CDATA[CCSU Professor Pleads Not Guilty to Crash Charges]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:04:58 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/ravi+shankar.jpg
The associate professor at Central Connecticut State University who has faced a string of criminal charges pleaded not guilty in court Thursday to multiple charges stemming from a car crash earlier this month.

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<![CDATA[Pratt & Whitney to Implement Furloughs in 2015]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:56:24 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/218*120/Pratt+and+whitney.jpg
The Connecticut-based tech giant Pratt & Whitney will furlough most of its salaried workers in the U.S. on seven different days in 2015 in an effort to cut costs.

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<![CDATA[Copper Stolen From New Haven Facility Twice in One Month]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:28:56 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/new+haven+copper+piping+theft.jpg
Police are investigating after thieves ripped copper piping from the roof a business on Hamilton Street in New Haven.]]>
<![CDATA[Serial Robber Charged in 2006 Bank Holdup: Cops]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:20:54 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/connecticut+state+police+cruiser+lights.jpg
State police have arrested a man accused of helping to rob a bank in Putnam in 2006 and said he's been linked to robberies around the country.

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<![CDATA[Missing Man Considered Endangered]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:09:54 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/shawn+bagley+missing.jpg
Authorities are searching for a 43-year-old Bridgeport man who has been reported missing and has threatened to hurt himself, according to police.

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<![CDATA[Man Charged in Hamden Hookup Home Invasion]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:53:31 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/hamden+mix+avenue+julian+foster.jpg
Police have arrested one of two men accused of teaming up with a pair of woman to steal from a Hamden apartment in an online hookup gone wrong.

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<![CDATA[Teen Shot in Bridgeport]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:48:40 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Bridgeport+police+generic.jpg
Police are investigating after a 19-year-old man was shot on the 900 block of Fairfield Avenue on Wednesday evening.

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<![CDATA[2 Men, 1 Baby Hurt When Van Hits Hartford Building]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:44:48 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Minivan+into+albany+and+main+in+Hartford+1200.jpg
Two adults and a baby were taken to the hospital after a minivan crashed into a building at the corner of Main Street and Albany Avenue in Hartford, the same place where a fatal crash was reported earlier...

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<![CDATA[Police ID Suspect in Plymouth Hit-and-Run]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:10:06 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Anthony+Hernandez+1200.jpg
Police are searching for the man who they said crashed into a teenage bicyclist on Oct. 25, seriously injuring him, then fled from the scene.

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<![CDATA[Baby Boy Found in Plainville Home Had No Pulse]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:34:19 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/plainville+baby+stillwell+dr.JPG
Authorities are investigating after a 2-month-old baby boy was found unconscious at a Plainville home on Wednesday morning and airlifted to the hospital in critical condition, according to police.

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<![CDATA[Police Release Photo of Car Possibly Linked to Arson Case ]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:47:01 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/car+arson+at+107+Warwick+Street+New+Haven+1200.jpg
Police are searching for a car they said was spotted leaving the scene of an arson in New Haven earlier this month.

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<![CDATA[Woman Crashes Into House in Middletown]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:18:40 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Car+into+house+on+Fowler+Avenue+in+Middletown+crop.jpg
A woman has been taken to the hospital after hitting the foundation of a house in Middletown on Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Couple Arrested After Child Falls from 2nd Floor Window ]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 23:41:26 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/hamden+police+cruiser.jpg
Police have arrested a couple after the woman’s 1-year-old daughter fell out of a second-floor window in Hamden.]]>
<![CDATA[Police Dog Helps in $33,000 Marijuana Bust]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:07:44 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Cedar+police+dog+1200.jpg
Drug investigators, with some help from a police dog, made a $33,000 marijuana bust in Milford on Thursday.

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<![CDATA[3 Arrested After Complaint About Identity Theft]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:51:14 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Milford+Police+cruiser1200.jpg
Milford police have arrested three Baltimore residents after responding to a complaint of identity theft.]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Charged in Mugging of 99-Year-Old Woman]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 19:34:51 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Windsor+Senior+Center+1200.jpg
Police have arrested a 17-year-old boy who is accused of knocking a 99-year-old woman to the ground and stealing her purse while she was delivering homemade Christmas cookies to a senior center in Windsor.

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<![CDATA[Southington High School Teacher Arrested]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:31:16 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/John+Edward+Hansen+1200.jpg
A Southington High School teacher who was pulled out of class last month has been arrested and charged with disorderly conduct.

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<![CDATA[Rollover Causes Delays on I-91 South in New Haven]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:51:06 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Crash+on+Interstate+91+in+New+Haven+1200.jpg
A rollover crash is causing delays on Interstate 91 South in New Haven this morning.

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<![CDATA[Snow Burst for Parts of State ]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:20:01 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Lakeville+snow+1200.jpg
A burst of snow early Thursday morning is creating some issues, including icy roads in Litchfield County as well as in Tolland.

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<![CDATA[$5K Reward Offered in Search for Hit-and-Run Driver]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:47:50 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/bethel+mom+rachel+sack.jpg
A 23-year-old Bethel resident was killed in a hit-and-run just after midnight on Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Missing Middletown Woman Needs Medication: Police]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:39:26 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/sang+pak+missing.jpg
Authorities are searching for 32-year-old Sang Pak, who was reported missing from Middletown on Monday and has mental health concerns that require medication, according to police.

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<![CDATA["You've Got to Struggle": Delivery Driver Fends Off Attackers]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:30:51 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/hamden+pizza+delivery+driver.jpg
A pizza delivery driver from Hamden is counting his blessings after fighting off would-be robbers who attacked him and tried to steal his car, and police say he wasn't the only driver targeted last night.

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<![CDATA[Fire Victim's Pregnant Fiancee Asks for Help]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:28:48 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/121714enfieldfirevictim00000000.jpg
A young woman from Enfield is struggling to come to grips with the loss of her fiance, who died in a house fire along with his grandmother, aunt and a family friend last week.

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<![CDATA[Police: Uber Driver Arraigned on Sexual Assault Charges]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:52:24 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/01generic-police-lights11.jpg
Forty-six-year-old Alejandro Done of Boston was arraigned on charges of rape, assault to rape, kidnapping and two counts of assault and battery.]]>
<![CDATA[Hospitals Call on Governor After Sale Falls Through]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:57:34 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/HospitalSalesPic00000000.jpg
A hospital set to be sold to a Texas-based health care company is calling on Gov. Dannel Malloy for his help to bring back a deal that's on life support.]]>
<![CDATA[State Senator's Condition Improving After Fall at Home]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:35:52 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/197*120/Senator+Andrew+Maynard+Fall+1200+2.jpg
In just three weeks, members of the Connecticut House and Senate will take their seats for the 2015 session, and one legislator is still recovering from injuries he suffered over the summer.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Struck by Car Outside Naugatuck Grocery Store]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:31:05 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/tlmd_police_fire_lights_generic.jpg
A woman was rushed to the hospital Wednesday afternoon after she was struck by a car while loading groceries into her car in Naugatuck, according to policA woman was rushed to the hospital Wednesday afternoon...]]>
<![CDATA[Locals Reacts to Changing U.S.-Cuba Relations]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:44:45 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/121714+cuban+flag+american+flag.jpg
The issue of U.S.-Cuba relations could divide families, according to a young Hartford attorney who shared her thoughts after President Barack Obama announced a move toward diplomacy Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Trumbull Police Investigate Package Thefts]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:23:32 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/180*120/pkgthefts12172014.jpg
Deliveries to doorsteps are an everyday occurrence during the holiday season, but with an increase in deliveries comes an increase in thefts.]]>
<![CDATA[New Haven Collects Winter Coats for Kids]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:24:56 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/new+haven+coats+for+kids.jpg
Many children in New Haven are braving the winter months without coats, and the police department hopes to change that.

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<![CDATA[Officer Questioned in Fatal Hit-and-Run: Sources]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 22:51:18 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/bridgeport+fatal+crash+video.jpg
Police have tracked down the SUV they believe to be involved in a hit-and-run that killed a mom and injured her 11-year-old son in Bridgeport earlier this month and are questioning a correction officer...

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<![CDATA[Thompsonville Fire Chief Suspended]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:56:41 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/frank+alaimo+3.jpg
The fire chief in the Thomsponville section of Enfield is facing a four-week suspension, according to the chairwoman of the fire commission.

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<![CDATA[Hartford Deputy Fire Chief on Administrative Leave]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:43:41 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/hartford+fire+truck+generic.jpg
Hartford Deputy Fire Chief James McLoughlin has been placed on paid administrative leave, according to sources within the city.

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