<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.comen-usSat, 29 Apr 2017 13:50:24 -0400Sat, 29 Apr 2017 13:50:24 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[11 Brides Scramble After Waterford Venue Shuts Down]]> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 10:45:36 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/my-little-ladies-farm-and-design-Company.jpg
The owner of a wedding venue in Waterford said he had to cancel on 11 brides after the town shut down his venue.

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<![CDATA[DCP Revokes Hamden Pizza Bar Liquor License ]]> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 12:08:53 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/slyce.jpg
A Hamden pizza bar's license has not been renewed by the state after police in town wrote the state's Department of Consumer Protections (DCP) last fall.

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<![CDATA[Trump Versus the World: An Overview]]> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 11:08:55 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-654571120.jpg
A look at some of the more significant interactions between the Trump administration and world leaders over international issues.

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<![CDATA[Route 2 East in East Harford Shut Down After Rollover Crash]]> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 13:36:15 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Rt21.jpg
Route 2 in East Hartford is shut down following a multi-vehicle rollover crash, police said.

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<![CDATA[What Is 'Stealthing'?: Disturbing Sex Act Detailed in Report]]> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 13:00:13 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/stealthingcondomsfeuerherd.jpg
A new report details the disturbing trend of "stealthing", when men remove condoms during sex without their partner's consent, NBC News reported. Alexandra Brodsky recently defined stealthing in a report...

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<![CDATA[Suffield Trying to Better Understand Needs of Autism Community]]> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 10:37:19 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/suffield-autism.jpg
The Town of Suffield is coming together to better understand the needs of community members on the autism spectrum.

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<![CDATA[Body of Missing 71-Year-Old Fisherman Found in Cheshire]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:42:03 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/IMG_45421.JPG
Cheshire police and firefighters are searching for a missing 71-year-old fisherman.

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<![CDATA[Man Charged After Explosives Bust: ‘Not a Terrorist’]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 22:22:11 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/pasquale+criscio+explosives+fireworks+arrest.jpg
Emergency crews are investigating after finding hundreds of pounds of commercial-grade explosives in a home in New Haven that included the same types of explosive material used during the Boston Marathon...

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<![CDATA[From Spicey to Kush: 'SNL's' First 100 Days of Trump]]> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 08:05:32 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/SNL_Trump.jpg
There have been seven episodes of “Saturday Night Live” during the first 100 days of Donald Trump’s presidency, and the program’s been handed plenty of material by the administration, from the president’s...

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<![CDATA[I-84 West in Danbury Reopens After Fatal Wrong-Way Crash ]]> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 09:36:12 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/police+lights+rain5.jpg
Interstate 84 westbound was shut down in Danbury on Friday night following a fatal wrong-way crash.]]>
<![CDATA[14-Year-Old Girl Struck by Tractor Trailer in Cheshire]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 22:55:19 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/police+lights+rain5.jpg
A 14-year-old girl was struck by a tractor trailer in Cheshire on Friday.]]>
<![CDATA[Maintenance Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Woman]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:31:22 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Santos+Nunez+West+Hartford+mug+shot.jpg
A maintenance worker at an apartment complex in West Hartford is accused of sexually assaulting a resident in the complex, according to police, and they said a child was sleeping in the home when the attack...

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<![CDATA[Verizon Customer Seeks Credit After Buying Wrong Gift Cards]]> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 09:59:59 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/verizon3.jpg
A Verizon customer thought she was out of luck and out $600 after she purchased gift cards she learned she could not use.

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<![CDATA[SoCal Inmate Was Dead for Days Before Body Discovered: ME]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:10:05 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Richard+Donovan+prison.JPG
An inmate found dead at California state prison lay dead for two to three days before authorities found him, officials confirmed to NBC 7 San Diego. James Acuna, 58, was found dead Monday in his cell at...]]>
<![CDATA[Boy Becomes Thomaston Police Chief For the Day]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:17:49 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/aidan+bigos+thomaston+police.jpg
Nine-year-old Aidan Bigos has always wanted to be a police officer, and he got his wish. He was sworn in as Police Chief for the day on Friday.

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<![CDATA[How Trump's Tweets Have Changed in 100 Days as @POTUS]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:49:09 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/632863052-realdonaldtrump-potus-donald-trump-twitter.jpg
President Donald Trump is known for his quick-fire tweeting, a habit he believes helped him win the election. But as his term progressed, the number of likes and retweets each post received started to fall.As...

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<![CDATA[Martha Stewart Tells Visitors to Check Out Elizabeth Park]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:21:58 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/180*120/AP110608038037.jpg
Martha Stewart says anyone in the Hartford area this summer should check out the roses at Elizabeth Park Conservancy.

<![CDATA[Contents Seen Inside New Haven Home After Explosives Arrest]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 22:14:15 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/pasquale+criscio+explosives+fireworks+arrest.jpg
After a New Haven man was arrested for having hundreds of pounds of explosives throughout his house, police released documents detailing what exactly was found in the home.

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<![CDATA[Stonington Man Struck By Lightning]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:04:24 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Lightning-Generic-Chalfont.jpg
A Stonington man was struck by lightning during storms Friday morning.

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<![CDATA[4 Shot in Hartford, 1 Critically Injured]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 22:11:24 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/hartford-shooting3.jpg
Hartford police are investigating after four people were shot on Franklin Avenue Friday morning.

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<![CDATA[Osprey Recalls Child Backpack Carriers Due to Fall Hazard]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:14:54 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/osprey-backpack-recall.jpg
Osprey is recalling 82,000 child backpack carriers due to a fall hazard.The recall involves all models of Osprey’s Poco, Poco Plus and Poco Premium child backpack carriers manufactured between January 2012 and...

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<![CDATA[Trump Reflects on Presidency: 'I Thought It Would Be Easier']]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:24:55 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AP_17111745236067.jpg
Donald Trump misses his old job, struggles with the workload of the presidency and finds it brings a lack of privacy, he told Reuters ahead of his 100th day in office, NBC News reported."I loved my previous...

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<![CDATA[Connecticut Drivers Rank Near Bottom]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:35:40 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/car-key.jpg
Do you think you are a good driver? You are a rarity in the northeast, and especially in Connecticut, according to a study that ranks this state near the bottom of the list for safe driving.

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<![CDATA[Death of Infant Found in Bridgeport Ruled Homicide]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 07:24:06 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AMBULANCE+NYC.jpg
The death of an infant found in a Bridgeport apartment building has been ruled a homicide, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Bristol Girl Reported Missing After Going to Carnival Found]]> Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:58:58 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Monica+Da+Silva+missing.jpg
Police have canceled the Silver Alert for a 14-year-old Bristol girl who had been reported missing after leaving home to go to a carnival. She has been located and she is safe.

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