<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - Top Stories]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.com en-us Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:45:19 -0400 Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:45:19 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Trooper, Cop and Suspect Injured in Crash After Car Chase]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:21:26 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/9114Washington+Crash+3+Edited.jpg
A suspect, state trooper and Woodbury police officer were injured after a stolen car pursuit that led to shots fired and ended with a crash in Washington, Connecticut.

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<![CDATA[Life Star Airlifts Driver in Two-Motorcycle Crash]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:19:22 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/police-lights-shutterstock_542372562.jpg
Two motorcyclists were seriously injured after crashing in Chaplin and Life Star airlifted one of them.

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<![CDATA[Hiker Killed by Boulder in Md.]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:23:08 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/210*120/2014-09-01_1140.png
A hiker on Offutt Island in the Potomac River died Sunday after he was pinned under a large boulder, emergency officials said. Rian Avarham Khalder, 25, had been hiking with his 14-year-old brother along...]]>
<![CDATA[Suspect Tries to Choke West Haven Resident During Burglary]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:11:36 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/9114+West+Haven+Mug+Shots.jpg
A man and two women assaulted a woman during a break-in at her Highland Street apartment in West Haven and fled the scene in West Haven, police said.

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<![CDATA[Crash Involving State Police Trooper Injures 4]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:07:28 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Connecticut+State+Police+generic.jpg
Four people including a 7-year-old were injured when a State Police vehicle crashed into another car Sunday afternoon in Waterbury.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Stabbed Mom to Death in NJ: PD]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:57:52 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/son+mom+murder.jpg
A 24-year-old man is in police custody after authorities say he stabbed his mother to death in New Jersey. Nicholas Piotti beat and stabbed his 63-year-old mother, Karen Piotti, killing her inside her home...]]>
<![CDATA[Life Star Airlifts Person Involved in Head-On Collision]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:21:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/9114+Vernon+Crash+Edited.jpg
Life Star airlifted one person to Hartford Hospital and ambulances took two more people there after a two-car head-on collision in Vernon late Sunday night.

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<![CDATA[Runners Taken to Hospital Due to High Heat, Humidity ]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:17:35 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/New+Haven+Road+Race+Edited.jpg
Some celebrate Labor Day by sleeping in and others, like the 7,000 people expected on the New Haven green Monday morning, like to wake up and run a 20K race.

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<![CDATA[2 Killed in Small Plane Crash in NH]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:17:03 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/North+Hampton+Crash+1.jpg
A plane has crashed in North Hampton, New Hampshire, killing two, town fire officials confirm. The Federal Aviation Administration confirms two people were on board the Cessna 180. New Hampshire State...

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<![CDATA[Police Seek Witnesses of August Crash]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:28:01 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/east+haven+police+logo.jpg
The East Haven Police Department is seeking witnesses who may have observed a two-car accident that happened in mid August.]]>
<![CDATA[Biker Injured Riding in Woods]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:53:40 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/WHTFDBIKERHURT090114+Edited.jpg
A biker was injured riding in the woods Monday morning near Old Stone Crossing in West Hartford.

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<![CDATA[Market Basket CEO Visits Workers]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:16:11 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/Arthur+T+Demoulas.jpg
Market Basket's restored chief delivered heartfelt words of thanks to his supporters Thursday, just hours after his return to the helm of the grocery chain was announced. Arthur

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<![CDATA[Racing Community Mourns Driver Killed in Crash]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 22:29:51 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Lime+Rock+Edited.jpg
The racing community remains in shock after a 73-year-old driver was killed at the track in Lime Rock Park.

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<![CDATA[Suspended UConn Sorority Can Stay in Husky Village]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:54:29 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/uconnhazing81214j00000000.jpg
On Wednesday night, UConn placed the Sigma Chi fraternity and Delta Gamma sorority on interim suspension in connection with an incident on Feb. 28.]]>
<![CDATA[Olive Garden to Deliver Free Lunches to CT Emergency Officials]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:56:34 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/041411+olive+garden.jpg
Connecticut Olive Garden restaurants are honoring local police and fire officials and emergency room personnel with free lunches on Labor Day.

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<![CDATA[Car Plows Into Subway Sandwich Shop]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:03:04 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/car+into+subway+1.jpg
A central Pennsylvania man will serve 28 to 56 years behind bars for suffocating his girlfriend after she survived his deliberate, high-speed crash. Lancaster Online reports Benjamin Klinger pleaded guilty...

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<![CDATA[Storms Dump Heavy Rain Across the State]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 20:13:08 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/nhaven+flooding.jpg
Storms are in the forecast throughout late afternoon and evening.]]>
<![CDATA[2 Teens Hurt in Carnival Ride Fall]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:53:50 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/elpas-ride-michaela-roman.jpg
Two teens were sent to a hospital after falling off a carnival ride at a church festival in El Paso Sunday night. The two teens fell more than 12 feet from the ride at the Bazaar at Saint Anthony's...

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<![CDATA[1 Dead, 9 Injured in SoCal Crash ]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:47:42 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*128/LAgenerics+CHP+California+Highway+Patrol.jpg
An armored truck overturned on a Rhode Island highway, spilling bags of money that quickly drew passers-by. Deputy Fire Chief Paul Valletta Jr. told the The Providence Journal that the Garda truck was driving on...

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<![CDATA[Bristol Police Investigate Bank Robbery]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 21:23:25 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Bristol+Police1.jpg
Bristol police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred early Sunday morning.

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<![CDATA[Man Stabs, Kills Roommate: Cops]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:47:30 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/samuel+dulavoix.jpg
The San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald was arrested for domestic violence overnight, San Jose police confirmed. San Jose police Sgt. Heather Randol said the 29-year-old was taken into custody...

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<![CDATA[3 Hurt by Lightning at NYC Beach]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 07:45:30 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/lightning+strike+orchard+beach+clothing+shredded.jpg
Joan Rivers' daughter said Sunday that she and others are "keeping our fingers crossed," as the 81-year-old comedic legend remained hospitalized in Manhattan. The Mount Sinai Hospital said it had no updates...

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<![CDATA[Homeless Man Beaten to Death]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:16:01 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/tlmd_police_tape_lights_generic_thumbnail.jpg
Police say two young siblings were shot in the head while sitting in a car as their mother tried to drive away from her male partner in southeast San Antonio. A boy, 6 or 7 years old, and girl, 10 or 11,...

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<![CDATA[Decision 2014: The Education Show]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 10:12:35 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/malloy+foley+first+debate.jpg
In Episode 8, CT Mirror's Mark Pazniokas wraps up the first debate of the general election season with George Colli, Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor talks with Max Reiss about what's gone right and...]]>
<![CDATA[Burglars Remove Air Conditioners to Break Into 3 Homes]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 09:32:02 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/police-lights-shutterstock_1318124122.jpg
South Windsor police are investigating three burglaries that happened within the span of a few hours Quarryback and Sally drives on Saturday morning.

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<![CDATA[ Coast Guard Band to Play Tchaikovsky's '1812 Overture' at Concert]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 12:21:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/fort+trumbull+beach.jpg
The United States Coast Guard is tuning their trumpets and warming up the woodwinds for a concert in New London later Sunday afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[State Police Make 26 DUI Arrests Labor Day Weekend]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 11:35:18 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/connecticut+state+police+trooper1.jpg
State Police have made 26 drunken driving arrests so far over the Labor Day weekend as troopers increase traffic enforcement for the holiday weekend.]]>
<![CDATA[Fewer Lifeguards on Connecticut Beaches Labor Day Weekend]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 11:29:33 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Hammonasset+4.JPG
If you're heading to the beach Labor Day weekend, you're going to want to keep a close eye on the water as fewer lifeguards staff Connecticut's beaches now that the summer swimming season is coming to a close.

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<![CDATA[Road Closures During Newtown Labor Day Parade]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 09:06:44 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/184*120/road-closed.jpg
If you're traveling in Newtown on Monday, there will be some road closures during the town's 53rd annual Labor Day parade.

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<![CDATA[State Police Investigate Fatal Crash on Lime Rock Racetrack]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:45:02 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Lime+Rock+Edited.jpg
Connecticut state police are investigating an untimely death at Lime Rock park in Salisbury.

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<![CDATA[Bristol Officer Dragged By Vehicle]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 07:56:57 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Bristol_Mwanilelo1.jpg
Bristol police have arrested a man for dragging an officer with his vehicle.

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<![CDATA[Person of Interest Detained After Possible Obama Threat ]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 11:45:52 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AP995664873180.jpg
Hamden, Connecticut, police say that a vehicle believed to be driven by a suspicious person who may have threatened President Barack Obama has been located and a person involved is in

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<![CDATA[Police Seek Suspects Who Shot Man in Neck: Cops]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 13:23:59 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Bridgeport+police+generic.jpg
Bridgeport detectives are looking for at least two suspects in an overnight shooting at a Marina Village housing complex that injured a Bridgeport man.

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<![CDATA[Family of 4 Shot Dead in Home: Cops]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:00:56 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/216*120/elmhurst+2.jpg
A lone suspect may have been responsible for two back-to-back robberies at two different banks in the same San Diego shopping center Saturday, officials said. Police said an unknown man entered the North Island...]]>
<![CDATA[1 Man Robs 2 Banks Back-to-Back]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:27:21 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Dual-Bank-Robbery.jpg
Police say a New Jersey family's dog turned on the stove, which caught the laptop resting on the burner on fire and sent smoke through the roof. The fire was reported early Friday evening in Lacey Township while...

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<![CDATA[Police Seek Suspect in Credit Card Theft ]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:23:38 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/manchester_credit_card1.jpg
Manchester police are seeking the public help to identify a woman they believe racked up over a thousand dollars’ worth of charges on a stolen credit card.

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<![CDATA[Drunk Federal Agent Arrested]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:15:52 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/tlmd_police_generic_police_tape_police_lights_fishtown_722x406_2202385257.jpg
A teenager taking a test drive of a family friend's Lamborghini on Long Island has died after crashing the high-powered sports car into a guardrail, authorities said. Samuel Shepard, 18, was taking the car for a...

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