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Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016 at 03:55 AM EST

Taiwan Seeks Detention of Developers of Toppled Building

Taiwan Seeks Detention of Developers of Toppled Building

Prosecutors have requested the detention of the developers of a high-rise apartment building in southern Taiwan that collapsed over the weekend following a strong earthquake, killing dozens of people, official...

Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016 at 01:55 AM EST

Survivor Tells of Living Through Collapse of Taiwan Building

Survivor Tells of Living Through Collapse of Taiwan Building

After propping himself against a wall for 20 hours to avoid smothering his girlfriend, Ko Ching-chung's strength was draining away. The young couple had been trapped in Saturday's pre-dawn collapse of the...

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Sikh Designer, Actor Says He Wasn't Allowed to Board Flight Because of His Turban

Sikh Designer, Actor Says He Wasn't Allowed to Board Flight Because of His Turban

Sikh-American designer and actor Waris Ahluwalia said that his turban prevented him from boarding a plane in Mexico City. The flight's final destination was New York City, where Ahluwalia is based, but...

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Mich. Board Approves Petition to Recall Gov. Snyder

Mich. Board Approves Petition to Recall Gov. Snyder

A Michigan state board has approved circulation of a petition to recall Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder — but not over the water crisis in Flint. The petition approved Monday seeks to remove Snyder, a Republican...

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Light Snow Continues This Morning

Light Snow Continues This Morning

By midnight, 1 to 3 inches of snow are expected in far western areas, 3 to 5 inches in central Connecticut and 5 to 8 inches in eastern third of the state.

Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016 at 04:53 AM EST

Police Bust Suspected Cockfighting Ring in New Britain

Police Bust Suspected Cockfighting Ring in New Britain

Police busted an alleged cockfighting ring in New Britain on Saturday, seized one badly injured rooster as well as several other roosters and hens, and arrested 10 adults and a teenage boy.

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Exclusive: One-on-One With Madonna Badger

Exclusive: One-on-One With Madonna Badger

Badger worked for major fashion designers and brands, and can readily rattle off telling statistics. "Eleven percent of the creative directors in this country at advertising agencies are women," she told...

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Orange Man Accused of Stabbing Mother Multiple Times: Police

Orange Man Accused of Stabbing Mother Multiple Times: Police

An Orange man accused of stabbing his mother several times on Friday is due in court at the end of the month, police said.

Monday, Feb 8, 2016 at 08:47 PM EST

Google Releases Most-Searched Names During Super Bowl

Google Releases Most-Searched Names During Super Bowl

Football's game of the year always brings talk-worthy moments, and Super Bowl 50 did not disappoint. According to Google Trends data released Monday, musical guests held their own with star quarterbacks Peyton...

Monday, Feb 8, 2016 at 09:40 PM EST

Killingly Deals With Snowy Weather Conditions

Killingly Deals With Snowy Weather Conditions

It's been a busy few days for plow drivers, especially in eastern Connecticut. Monday's storm added a few more inches of snow to what fell on Friday.

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Penguin Plunge 2016
We're Freezin' For A Reason – for Special Olympics Connecticut! Join NBC Connecticut's “The Paddling Peacocks” at the Penguin Plunge in Farmington! Come on, take the plunge! Don't miss the opportunity to... Read more
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