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Monday, May 30, 2016 at 07:25 PM EDT

Hartford Police Officer Saves Family From Burning Home

Hartford Police Officer Saves Family From Burning Home

Two people were rescued from a burning home in Hartford early Sunday morning.

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 06:51 PM EDT

Off-Duty DC Officer Shoots Alleged Shoplifter Stealing Crab Legs

Off-Duty DC Officer Shoots Alleged Shoplifter Stealing Crab Legs

A man who was attempting to steal crab legs from a grocery store was shot by an off-duty D.C. Metropolitan Police Department officer working as security for the store, according to a police report. The officer,...

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 04:01 PM EDT

Striking Verizon Workers Sign New Deal

Striking Verizon Workers Sign New Deal

Nearly 40,000 striking Verizon employees will return to work Wednesday after reaching a tentative contract agreement that includes 1,300 new call center jobs and nearly 11 percent in raises over four years...

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 03:20 PM EDT

Woman Found Dead in Quinnipiac River Identified

Woman Found Dead in Quinnipiac River Identified

The female body discovered in the Quinnipiac River in New Haven on Sunday has been identified, police said.

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 01:33 PM EDT

Holder Says Snowden 'Performed a Public Service'

Holder Says Snowden 'Performed a Public Service'

Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Edward Snowden performed a "public service" by leaking National Security Agency documents but should still be punished, NBC News reported.

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 03:43 PM EDT

Memorial Day Traffic: Cars Moving on I-95 in Old Lyme

Memorial Day Traffic: Cars Moving on I-95 in Old Lyme

Latest Memorial Day traffic updates for the Connecticut area.

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 12:55 PM EDT

Transgender Man Beaten to Death at Vt. Homeless Camp

Transgender Man Beaten to Death at Vt. Homeless Camp

A 38-year-old transgender man died after he was attacked at a homeless encampment in Burlington, Vermont, in what police are calling a possible "bias incident." Amos Beede, of Milton, suffered facial fractures,...

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Vigil Held for Gorilla Killed at Cincinnati Zoo

Vigil Held for Gorilla Killed at Cincinnati Zoo

Dozens of animal rights advocates and others held a Memorial Day vigil at the Cincinnati Zoo in remembrance of a gorilla that was fatally shot to protect a 4-year-old boy who entered its exhibit. The male...

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 12:20 PM EDT

Tropical Depression Bonnie Dissipates After Heavy Rains

Tropical Depression Bonnie Dissipates After Heavy Rains

Tropical Depression Bonnie and its heavy rains dissipated over South Carolina on Monday, as a wet Memorial Day holiday weekend comes to an end in the area. The depression fell apart early in the day about...

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 12:04 PM EDT

Trump Trails Clinton in Digital Campaigning

Trump Trails Clinton in Digital Campaigning

Donald Trump trails Hillary Clinton by months, even years, in using fast-evolving digital campaigning to win over voters, data specialists working with the GOP say. The presumptive Republican presidential...

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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