<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.comen-usTue, 06 Dec 2016 03:28:59 -0500Tue, 06 Dec 2016 03:28:59 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Snow Moving Out, Peeks of Sun This Afternoon]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:36:39 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Danielson+snow.jpg
Hundreds of school started late Monday as light snow coated the roads and several crashes have caused delays during the morning commute.

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<![CDATA[Man Who Left Water Bottle After Eli Lilly Drug Heist Sentenced to 7 Years]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:05:14 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Amed+Villa+722.jpg
A 51-year-old Cuban man who left a major clue behind after the massive pharmaceutical heist at the Ely Lilly warehouse and storage facility in Enfield in 2010 has been sentenced to seven years in prison.]]>
<![CDATA[Oakland Warehouse Fire Recovery]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 03:02:48 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/webOaklandFireDamage.jpg
The search for victims in the charred wreckage of an Oakland warehouse resumed on Monday after a brief break due to safety concerns, with 36 bodies recovered so far in what's become the city's deadliest blaze.

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<![CDATA[Threat Against LA Subway: FBI]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 03:03:33 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/FBI-Generic2.jpg
FBI, LAPD and sheriff's department officials said Monday they received a telephone call about an imminent but un-corroborated threat against the Metro Red Line in Universal City.The threat came through...]]>
<![CDATA[More Victims From Oakland Fire ID'd]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 02:21:30 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/oakfire+victims.jpg
The Alameda County Coroner’s Bureau positively identified 10 more victims of the Oakland warehouse fire late Monday night.
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<![CDATA[New Haven to Rent Equipment for Outdoor Ice Rink]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 23:25:24 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/image1270.JPG
Outdoor recreational ice skating is expected to return to the Elm City this winter.

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<![CDATA[I-91 Shut Down in Hartford Following Crash]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 23:17:07 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Breaking-News-Intro-1200x675.jpg
Interstate 91 is closed down in Hartford following a serious accident.

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<![CDATA[CEO Says No 'Quid Pro Quo' With Donald Trump Over Carrier]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 22:49:49 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/trump-pence-carrier.jpg
United Technologies CEO Greg Hayes told Jim Cramer in an exclusive interview on Monday about his conversation with Donald Trump last week, and says there was no "quid pro quo" with the president-elect.
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<![CDATA[Oakland Warehouse Operator Grief-Stricken by Tragic Fire]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 21:42:51 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/1205-2016-DerickAlmena.jpg
The founder of the artists' collective at the Ghost Ship warehouse is grief-stricken by the tragic fire that took his home and many of his friends.Derick Almena leased and operated the warehouse in Oakland...

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<![CDATA[Judge: Prosecutors Can Use Bill Cosby's Deposition at Trial ]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 19:35:23 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/billcosby2.jpg
A Pennsylvania judge has ruled that damaging testimony Bill Cosby gave in an accuser's lawsuit can be used at his criminal sex assault trial.The defense had insisted that Cosby only testified after being...

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<![CDATA[Fatal Shooting at New Haven Basketball Court Under Investigation]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:39:42 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/New-Haven-Victory-Drive-Shooting.jpg
A fatal shooting at a New Haven basketball court is currently under investigation, police said.

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<![CDATA[2 Firefighters Hospitalized in 4-Alarm Fire at JCC in Woodbridge]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 20:57:15 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/jcc+fire+woodbridge+update_1200.jpg
Two firefighters responding to a four-alarm fire at crowded Jewish Community Center of Greater New Haven in Woodbridge have been hospitalized, officials said.

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<![CDATA[Woman Injured After Police Chase in Danbury Has Died: State Police ]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:21:12 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/danbury+police+station+1200.jpg
A 26-year-old Danbury woman who was injured when a stolen car she was in flipped during a police chase in Danbury last week has died, according to police.

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<![CDATA[Stratford Roommates Advertised Prostitution Online: Police]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:46:26 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Ariel+Perry+and+Kathleen+Cox+mug+shots.jpg
Two Stratford roommates who are accused of advertising prostitution on Backpage.com were arrested on prostitution and drugs charges after raids at their home, police said.

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<![CDATA[Police Investigating Armed Robbery at New Haven 7-Eleven]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:52:42 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/PoliceSafetyPic00000000.jpg
New Haven police are investigating an armed robbery at 7-Eleven on Foxon Boulevard on Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Dakota Pipeline Protesters Remain Wary of What's to Come]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:44:02 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-627706458_master.jpg
Celebrations followed in the wake of the federal government’s announcement Sunday that it would not permit the completion of the Dakota Access oil pipeline. The Standing Rock Sioux tribe, who lives on...

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<![CDATA[Stormtrooper Misses the Mark in Police Recruitment Ad]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:54:55 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Stormtrooper_Police_Range_1200x675_825100867950.jpg
Is the police force with you? Well, intergalactic combat experience may not be enough to qualify as a candidate for the Fort Worth Police Department, at least according to a new recruitment video released by the...]]>
<![CDATA[Snow Delayed Hundreds of Schools]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:11:42 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/Torrington+snow+clovered+street.jpg
Hundreds of school started late Monday as light snow coated the roads early Monday morning.

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<![CDATA[Oakland Building Fire Among US's Deadliest in 50 Years]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:53:57 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/627450192-oakland-warehouse-fire-firefighters.jpg
Dozens of people were killed Friday when an Oakland warehouse that was used as an unsanctioned residence and event space went up in flames. The death toll at "The Ghost Ship," as the warehouse was called, is the...

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<![CDATA[Rhode Island Woman Seriously Injured in Thompson Hit and Run]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 09:53:26 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/connecticut+state+police+cruiser+lights.jpg
A Rhode Island woman was seriously injured by a hit-and-run driver on Interstate 395 in Thompson Sunday night, according to state police.

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<![CDATA[Dakota Access Pipeline Halted After Months Of Protest]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:37:37 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/NC_piplinedenied1204_1500x845.jpg
A months-long standoff between the Dakota Access Pipeline and the Standing Rock Sioux tribe ended Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016 after the Army Corps of Engineers declined to grant the permit to extend the pipeline...]]>
<![CDATA[Police ID Man Found Dead Outside Hotel in Southbury]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:22:48 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/530psouthburystill010715doug00000000.jpg
A 50-year-old man was found dead in a car outside the Heritage Hotel in Southbury just after 8 a.m. Monday and the medical examiner will conduct an autopsy to deternine the cause of his death.

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<![CDATA[Man Charged in Sex Assaults of 62- and 19-Year Old Women in Norwich ]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:58:46 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Edward+Simpson+Norwich+mug+shot.jpg
A former Norwich man has been charged in two brutal sexual assaults in September, including one that sent a 62-year-old woman to the hospital for several days.

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<![CDATA[Car Stolen From Windsor World War II Vet Has Been Found]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 22:05:38 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/VET+STILLfixed.jpg
A World War II veteran and widower from Windsor whose car and Bible were stolen has his car back.

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<![CDATA[Who's Who in Trump's Brain Trust]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:58:07 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/223*120/trump-cab-adv-th.jpg
Here's a look at the people who will be closest to Donald Trump in the White House, his advisers and his picks for the top jobs in his administration. The nominees for Cabinet positions will need Senate...
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<![CDATA[Drunken Man Hit CCSU Student in Newington: Police]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:50:19 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Sergiy+Svystun++Newington+pedestrian+hit.jpg
A Middletown man is accused of driving drunk and hitting a Central Connecticut State University student in Newington on Saturday night.

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<![CDATA[Victim Robbed at Gunpoint During Craigslist Transaction: PD]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:13:12 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/WeHa-Sunoco.jpg
West Hartford police are investigating after a person trying to sell a phone through Craigslist was robbed at gunpoint by the would-be buyer.

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<![CDATA[Tyler's Take: Surge of Cold]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:53:20 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*123/m850ta_f132_bg_US.png
Ready for a taste of winter cold? It's coming. Ryan's off today, so I'll take the reins and update the blog with "Tyler's Take."
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<![CDATA[Better Business Bureau Warns of ‘Missed Delivery’ Scam]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:29:09 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/199*120/Package+Generic.JPG
Even if you are not ordering gift online, you could fall victim to a scam that makes it look like a delivery service could not deliver a gift someone sent you, according to the Connecticut Better Business...

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<![CDATA[Bridgeport Men Charged in Home Invasion, Arson in Massachusetts]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:24:55 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/Fitchburg.jpg
Police say an armed robbery led to the deadly fire in Fitchburg, Massachusetts.

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<![CDATA[Car Flips Over at Gas Station in Montville]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 09:01:34 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Montville+gas+station+rollover.jpg
A vehicle has flipped over next to a gas pump at a service station on Interstate 395 South.]]>
<![CDATA[State Police Responded to 50 Crashes as Snow Coated State ]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 11:42:07 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/connecticut+state+police+barracks1.jpg
State police responded to around 50 crashes on snow-covered roads from around 4 a.m. until snow moved out, including three on Interstate 395 and one that closed Route 67 in Roxbury.

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<![CDATA[Hateful Rant at Muslim NYC Cop]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 22:31:23 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/muslim+cop+attacked.jpg
A man has been arrested in connection with an attack on a Muslim off-duty NYPD officer and her teen son, police said. Officers arrested Christopher Nelson, of Bay Ridge, on Sunday evening.

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<![CDATA[Victims From Warehouse Fire ID'd]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 22:02:03 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/193*120/VICTIMS-OAKLANDFIRE-COLLAGE.jpg
Eleven of the 36 victims who died in the Oakland warehouse fire late Friday night have been identified as of Monday morning.But only seven of the victim's names were released so that families could have...

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<![CDATA[Amazing Gingerbread Manor Took 500 Hours To Make]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:27:49 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/Gingerbread_Thumbnail.jpg
It's a manor good enough to eat. London cookie boutique Biscuiteers took 500 hours, 65 pounds of butter and sugar, 240 eggs and 475 pounds of icing to reproduce the Waddesdon Manor in gingerbread.

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<![CDATA[SUV Collides with School Bus in Hamden]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 08:19:48 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Hamden-bus.jpg
Slippery roads might be to blame when school bus collided with an SUV in Hamden Monday morning, according to police.

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