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Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 at 10:43 PM EDT

Phelps, Lochte Set Up US Swim Trials Showdown

Phelps, Lochte Set Up US Swim Trials Showdown

Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte did their part. The longtime rivals are headed to another showdown at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials. Phelps and Lochte cruised through the semifinals of the 200-meter...

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 at 08:06 PM EDT

Home Invasion Killer Drops Appeal

Home Invasion Killer Drops Appeal

One of two men who killed a woman and her two daughters in a 2007 home invasion in Cheshire, Connecticut, has dropped his appeal of his conviction.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 at 02:32 PM EDT

New Zika Studies Reveal Invisible Damage to Babies

New Zika Studies Reveal Invisible Damage to Babies

Zika virus causes different types of brain damage in babies, not just microcephaly, according to two new reports. Brazilian researchers found as many as one in five babies born with brain damage caused by Zika...

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 at 02:24 PM EDT

Burglars Strike at Old Saybrook Convenience Store

Burglars Strike at Old Saybrook Convenience Store

Police are investigating a burglary at an Old Saybrook convenience store.

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Donations Flood in for Boy Whose Bike Was Stolen

Donations Flood in for Boy Whose Bike Was Stolen

A Bristol boy whose bike was stolen has a new bike thanks to a man who turned to Facebook for help and the many people who came forward with donations.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 at 01:39 PM EDT

RNC Rule Proposal Aims to Thwart 'Stop Trump' Forces

RNC Rule Proposal Aims to Thwart 'Stop Trump' Forces

In an attempt to block the "Stop Trump" movement that aimed to upend the Republican National Convention, delegates began circulating a draft rule that would effectively lock-in Donald Trump as the GOP...

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 at 10:09 AM EDT

Turkey Arrests 13 as Death Toll Climbs to 44: State Media

Turkey Arrests 13 as Death Toll Climbs to 44: State Media

Police in Turkey arrested 13 for a possible connection to the attack on Istanbul's airport as the death toll as the death toll climbed to 44 on Thursday and funerals continued for the victims, NBC News...

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 at 04:53 PM EDT

West Beach at Lake McDonough Closed for Summer

West Beach at Lake McDonough Closed for Summer

West Beach at Lake McDonough in Barkhamsted will be closed for the summer because of a lack of qualified lifeguard applicants, according to the MDC.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 at 02:37 PM EDT

Q Bridge Will Be Lit in Red, White and Blue for July Fourth

Q Bridge Will Be Lit in Red, White and Blue for July Fourth

The Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge, or Q Bridge, in New Haven will be lit in red, white and blue this weekend in observation of Independence Day.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 at 12:19 PM EDT

Fundraiser to Send Girl With Rare Disesase to Disney

Fundraiser to Send Girl With Rare Disesase to Disney

A little girl from West Haven who suffers from a rare degenerative muscle condition doesn't remember the Disney trip Make a Wish granted when she was just 2 years old and the community is coming together...

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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