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Sunday, Jul 24, 2016 at 05:39 AM EDT

'Blue Lives Matter' Gains Traction Among Conservatives

'Blue Lives Matter' Gains Traction Among Conservatives

A new movement is emerging among Republican candidates and officeholders, contrasting the liberal-dominated Black Lives Matters movement, according to NBC News. “Blue Lives Matter” has already become...

2 hours ago

2 Dead, 1 Child Injured in Miami Shooting: Police

2 Dead, 1 Child Injured in Miami Shooting: Police

The Miami Police Department said two adults are dead and a child was injured in a shooting on Saturday. Police responded to reports of multiple people found shot. A male and a female were confirmed dead, while...

4 hours ago

Autistic Man 'Traumatized' After Miami Shooting: Family

Autistic Man 'Traumatized' After Miami Shooting: Family

The autistic man who was the intended target of a police bullet is suffering from emotional distress, not eating and traumatized following the shooting of his caretaker. Arnaldo Rios' mother, Gladys Soto, said...

Sunday, Jul 24, 2016 at 05:06 AM EDT

Prince the Pigeon: Her Beak Was Broken But Not Her Spirit

Prince the Pigeon: Her Beak Was Broken But Not Her Spirit

The baby pigeon with a broken beak was found in April, barely 3 weeks old and about to be euthanized. Instead the vet technician got in touch with Elizabeth Young at Palomacy, a rescue organization for pigeons...

Saturday, Jul 23, 2016 at 04:22 PM EDT

4-Year-Old Dies After Being Left in Hot Car

4-Year-Old Dies After Being Left in Hot Car

Authorities in central Pennsylvania say a 4-year-old child died after being left in a car for several hours in downtown Williamsport. Police dispatched to the scene at about 3:30 p.m.

Saturday, Jul 23, 2016 at 06:32 PM EDT

WNBA Withdraws Fines for Players Protesting Shootings

WNBA Withdraws Fines for Players Protesting Shootings

The WNBA has withdrawn its fines for teams that showed support of citizens and police involved in recent shootings by wearing black warmup shirts before games.

Saturday, Jul 23, 2016 at 06:05 PM EDT

Why Russia Supports Separatist Movements

Why Russia Supports Separatist Movements

Russia has invited secessionists from Northern Ireland, Scotland, and those from Spain and Italy for a conference, according to NBC News. “Our goal is to consolidate efforts based on international legal...

Saturday, Jul 23, 2016 at 06:03 PM EDT

Multiple Departments Respond to Canterbury Fire

Multiple Departments Respond to Canterbury Fire

Crews battled a fire at a home in Canterbury Saturday.

Saturday, Jul 23, 2016 at 06:07 PM EDT

'Drunkorexia' Common Among College Students: Study

'Drunkorexia' Common Among College Students: Study

Almost a third of college students say they’ve taken part in practices dubbed “drunkorexia,” according to a recent study, NBC News reported. That’s the name for behaviors such as skipping meals or heavy...

Saturday, Jul 23, 2016 at 11:19 PM EDT

Memorable Moments From #ClearTheShelters

Memorable Moments From #ClearTheShelters

It was her ears! Mandy Rickman visited an animal shelter in the rural Maryland along the Eastern Shore by chance today. She had just finised grocery shopping when she decided to stop by a shelter to look for a...

NBC Connecticut Joins With Red Cross for Blood Drive
NBC Connecticut is partnering with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive on June 23. Read more
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