<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - Connecticut News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.comen-usWed, 26 Oct 2016 15:15:27 -0400Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:15:27 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Rain, Some Snow Begins Midday Thursday]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:56:40 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Model+RPM4+Precip+Cloud+CT+%286%292.png
Well below average temperatures will lead to the season's first flakes for many Thursday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[Granby Man Has Been Missing for 4 Days]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:11:27 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Daniel+Gilbert+silver+alert.jpg
A Granby man has been missing for four days and police have issued a Silver Alert for him.

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<![CDATA[14 Arrested in New Haven Prostitution Sting]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:10:47 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/PoliceSafetyPic00000000.jpg
New Haven police arrested 14 women on prostitution charges during a sting focused on the city’s illegal sex industry.

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<![CDATA[Route 15 South Closed in Meriden for LifeStar Landing]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:14:37 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/lifestar+meriden+crash.jpg
Route 15 south is closed near where it intersects with Interstate 91 in Meriden while LifeStar lands transport a patient from a serious crash, according to state police.

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<![CDATA[Driver Flees After Hitting Woman in Hartford]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 14:41:43 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Hartford00000000.jpg
A 50-year-old woman was hit by a car that fled the scene in Hartford Monday and police are investigating.]]>
<![CDATA[Driver Charged in Connection With Death of Teen Who Drowned After Car Plunged Into Snow-Covered Pond]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 14:17:05 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/People+crash+into+pond+in+Union.jpg
A 21-year-old Massachusetts man who police said drove the car that plunged into a snow-covered pond in Union last winter, killing an 18-year-old woman, has been charged with negligent homicide with a motor...

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<![CDATA[William Petit Calls Super PAC Ad 'Libel']]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:47:02 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/petit+super+pac+ad+trump.jpg
Dr. William Petit blasted a political ad Wednesday that urged voters to "Stop Donald Trump and Republican William Petit's attack on women and families."

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<![CDATA[School Lockdown in New Haven Lifted ]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:36:06 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Brian+Heyward+stolen+car.JPG
Four public schools in the Fair Haven section of New Haven, as well as St. Francis School, were locked down as a precaution this morning as New Haven Police worked together with West Haven police in the...

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<![CDATA[New App Release Features Apple Watch, Push Alert Customization]]> Fri, 14 Oct 2016 17:20:53 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/appwatcch3a.jpg
Check out the new features in our latest app release.
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<![CDATA[Suspect in West Haven Domestic Violence Case on the Loose]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 11:04:38 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Brian+Heyward+wanted+1200.jpg
West Haven Police are searching for a man who’s accused of trying to carjack his ex-girlfriend at knifepoint last night.

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<![CDATA[Metro-North Back on Schedule After Truck Crash ]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 10:34:52 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/6pmetronorthstill021215.jpg
Metro-North service on the New Haven Line was delayed after a tractor-trailer hit the Beardsley Avenue overpass in Milford, but service is back to normal.

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<![CDATA[Soda Truck Lands in Pequabuck River in Bristol]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:12:59 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Truck+into+Pequabuck+River+in+Bristol+new.jpg
A box truck carrying soda went into the trout management area of Pequabuck River in Bristol Wednesday morning and crews from the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection responded because a small...

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<![CDATA[Windsor Man Killed in Crash on Route 20 in East Granby]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:25:09 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/East-Granby-Motorcycle-Crash.jpg
A 24-year-old Windsor man was killed when his motorcycle and a car collided on Route 20 in East Granby on Tuesday evening.

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<![CDATA[Free Mammograms Available Wednesday]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 07:34:18 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/Pink+Link.jpg
Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center along with Radiology Associates of Hartford are partnering up with NBC Connecticut to promote breast health and education in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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<![CDATA[Driver of Car Crushed Under Trailer Has Only Minor Injuries]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:42:24 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Branford+Route+139+crash+new.jpg
A car that became wedged under the trailer of a truck in Branford Wednesday morning was destroyed, but police said the driver sustained only minor injuries.

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<![CDATA[Serious Water Main Break Shuts Down Middletown Schools]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 14:59:54 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Middletown+water+main+break+Rushford+Center.JPG
Around a million gallons of water were lost in an hour after a water main broke in Middletown early Wednesday morning and that break forced city officials to close schools for the day.

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<![CDATA[Eversource Plan: Cut Trees in Wallingford to Keep Lights On]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 07:41:45 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/wallingford-trees.jpg
Some homeowners in Wallingford are concerned about Eversource cutting down hundreds of trees to keep the lights on when the weather is at its worst, leaving many residents feeling powerless against the...

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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[Burglary Call Leads to a Pursuit, 5 Arrests in Old Saybrook]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 07:03:56 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/old-saybrook-pursuit.jpg
A call about a burglary in Old Saybrook led police to a pursuit before arresting five people for narcotics, police said

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<![CDATA[State’s First Comprehensive Water Plan in the Works]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:06:44 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/water-faucet-generic.jpg
With rain in short supply, three public water systems approaching critically low levels received an emergency declaration from the state in the last two months.

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<![CDATA[New Haven Mayor Urges Voters to Not Miss Registration Deadline]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 22:47:10 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Mayor-Harp.jpg
New Haven Mayor Toni Harp is urging voters to register before the Connecticut deadline next Tuesday Nov. 1 because she does not want a repeat of Election Night 2014 at City Hall.

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<![CDATA[Police Investigating Trend of Fires in Norwich]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 22:40:45 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/215*120/volunteer+firefighter+generic.PNG
There have been three fires in the last week in downtown Norwich and authorities are investigating whether they were arson.

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<![CDATA[Tax Implications Will Vary for Volkswagen TDI Owners]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:38:58 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/212*120/vw3.jpg
A federal judge has granted final approval to Volkswagen’s 14.7 billion dollar settlement, ensuing its 450,000 affected TDI customers to receive a five to 10 thousand dollar cash settlement, with buybacks...

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<![CDATA[Former New Haven Superintendent Selected as Interim Replacement]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:23:52 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/reginald+mayo_722.jpg
After spending more than four decades working for New Haven Public Schools, Dr. Reginald Mayo is returning to his old office as the district’s interim superintendent, the Board of Education announced Monday...

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<![CDATA[Ex-HPD Officer Kicked Suspect for Continuing to Spit Blood]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 07:12:48 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Elimio+Diaz+and+Ricardo+Perez.jpg
The retired Hartford police officer purportedly seen kicking a handcuffed suspect laying on the ground in a dashcam video linked to an investigation into possible excessive force said he the man refused to stop...

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<![CDATA[Public Water Supply Emergency Issued for Danbury]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 15:32:15 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/223*120/lead-faucet.jpg
The state has declares a 30-day public water supply emergency for the city of Danbury.]]>
<![CDATA[Hartford Leaders Launch Program to Help Students Through College, Into Workforce]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 15:06:14 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/20160928+Classroom+Generic.jpg
Hartford city leaders, educators and businesses are forming “All In!,” or a coalition aimed at getting more Hartford students through college and into the workforce.

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<![CDATA[Meet Your Lyft Driver: Gronk]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 13:30:11 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/235*120/Gronk+Lyft+Video.JPG
Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski went undercover as a Lyft driver.

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<![CDATA['Armed and Dangerous' Norwich Twins Located in New York]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 13:59:18 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/vance-coffin-vince-rollins.jpg
Two Norwich twins wanted for their suspected involvement in a bank robbery last month have been taken into custody in New York state, Connecticut state police said.

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<![CDATA[2 Bethel Schools Dismissing Early Because of Heating Issue]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 15:24:08 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Bethel+Middle+School+sign.jpg
Two schools in Bethel are dismissing early this afternoon because of a heating issue.

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<![CDATA[Snow Changes to Rain Thursday Morning]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:44:33 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Custom+Map+220.png
Well below average temperatures will lead to the season's first flakes for many Thursday morning.
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<![CDATA[VP Candidate Tim Kaine Makes Fundraising Stop in CT]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:53:31 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/tim+kaine_haddam+visit.jpg
Vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine attended a fundraiser in Connecticut on Tuesday and went to a private, expensive luncheon, according to sources.

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<![CDATA[Troopers Find 20 Pounds of Marijuana During Traffic Stop: PD]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 10:36:18 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Betsy-Cardozo.jpg
Connecticut state police seized over 20 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop on Interstate 95 in Waterford.

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<![CDATA[Sex Assault Reported at Party Near University of Hartford]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 13:14:46 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/university-of-hartford.jpg
Bloomfield police are investigating the report of sexual assault during a house party near the University of Hartford early Sunday morning.

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<![CDATA[Drunken Dad Abandoned Toddler in Stroller: Police]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:01:32 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Matthew+Simpson+New+London+mug+shot.jpg
A Norwich dad who is accused of abandoned his toddler in a stroller in a New London street on Monday night while he was drunk appeared in court on Tuesday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Man With Ax Prompted Apartment Evacuation School Lock-In in Hartford]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 15:59:13 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Police+Near+Hartford+Public+High+School.jpg
A 55-year-old man with an ax caused police to evacuate a Hartford apartment building and to issue a lock-in for Hartford Public High School on Tuesday morning.

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<![CDATA[New Lounge Offers Food, Drink and Relaxation at Bradley Airport]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:26:19 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/bradley+airport+generic+sign.jpg
Bradley travelers now have a new place to relax while waiting for a flight.

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<![CDATA[State Police Seek Durham Burglary Suspect]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:15:23 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Durham-burglary-suspect.jpg
Connecticut state police are asking for the public’s help to identify the suspect in a Durham home burglary.

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<![CDATA[Board Overturns Decision and Berlin High Class of 2017 Will Graduate at CCSU]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 08:32:57 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Berlin+High+School+graduation+meeting.jpg
The Berlin Board of Education voted unanimously Monday night to overturn their previous decision that would have moved graduation from a Sunday afternoon at Welte Auditorium to a weekday night at the high...

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<![CDATA[Uber Offering Free Flu Shots in Hartford Tuesday]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 08:32:27 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/flu+shot+generic1.JPG
Uber is offering Hartford users free wellness packages and flu shots to help the public prepare for flu season.

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<![CDATA[DMV Voter Registration Has Led to Confusion]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 08:07:11 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/6P_V_DMV_LINES_WVITC8U0_1200x675_510514243684.jpg
Secretary of the State Denise Merrill has described the state’s “motor voter” program as a success because it’s brought in more than 15,000 registrations. But for some, the program has led to confusion.

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<![CDATA[11-Year-Old Missing From Danbury Found]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 13:15:32 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Frailyn-Nunez.JPG
An 11-year-old boy reported missing from Danbury has been found and the silver alert was canceled.

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<![CDATA[Public Meetings Planned to Discuss Water Conservation Effort]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:35:46 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/water-generic.jpg
The state is crafting its first ever water plan in response to severe drought conditions affecting much of the state.

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<![CDATA[Freeze Warnings Issued Starting Tuesday Night]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:03:43 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Freeze-warning-graphic.jpg
The coldest air of the season so far will arrive in Connecticut on Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Eastern CT Manufacturing Pipeline Initiative Providing String Job Opportunities ]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2016 23:23:40 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AP_173316557365.jpg
Are you looking for a new job in manufacturing or welding? A new initiative is proving fruitful for getting people hired.

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<![CDATA[Connecticut Allows ‘Selfies’ in Polling Booth]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 07:38:59 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/clinton_north+carolina_hillary_campaign.jpg
Connecticut is one of more than a dozen states where taking a self-portrait, or 'selfie,' in a polling booth is completely legal but moderators can still stop the shutterbugs if photo-takers are not acting...

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