<![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-usMon, 27 Mar 2017 16:27:50 -0400Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:27:50 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Rescuers Continue Search for Missing Plainville Hiker]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:06:30 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Arthur-Williams.jpg
Rescuers continue to search for a missing Plainville man in the wooded areas off North Mountain Road in New Britain after he did not return home Saturday.

Photo Credit: Plainville Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Hartford Police Investigate Another OfferUp Robbery]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:24:31 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Hartford00000000.jpg
Hartford police are searching for a suspect in another OfferUp app transaction gone bad.]]>
<![CDATA[Nunes Met Source for Trump Monitoring Claim at WH Grounds]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:49:12 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/656523922-devin-nunes-trump-intelligence.jpg
The day before Rep. Devin Nunes claimed Trump Tower may have been caught up in United States surveillance efforts during the transition period, the House Intelligence Committee chairman was on White House...

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<![CDATA[Drug Lab: Pooch Shipped to NYC With $1M of Heroin]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:06:22 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/drug+Dog+jfk.jpg
A Labrador was used as a drug mule for two New York men sending more than $1 million worth of heroin to John F. Kennedy Airport, the Queens District Attorney says.The dog was employed to help the men hide ten...

Photo Credit: Queens District Attorney's Office]]>
<![CDATA[Trumbull Street Blocked Off for Police Investigation]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:28:24 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/tlmd_police_line_generic722.jpg
Wisteria Drive in Trumbull is currently blocked off for a police investigation and police said the investigation focuses on old text messages between students.]]>
<![CDATA[Police: Teen Planned Shooting at Her Maryland High School]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:35:37 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/032717+frederick+weapons.jpg
A female high school student had immediate plans to bomb her school in Frederick County, Maryland, and shoot people, police say.Nichole Cevario, 18, stockpiled bomb-making materials and had a shotgun to attack...

Photo Credit: Frederick County Sheriff's Office
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<![CDATA[Lane Closures to Begin for Widening of Route 6 in Bristol, Farmington]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:27:20 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Route+6+Bristol+and+Farmington.JPG
A year-and-a-half-long project to widen part of Route 6 in Bristol and Farmington begins on April 1.

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<![CDATA[5 Displaced After New Britain House Fire]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:41:39 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/fire-generic6.jpg
A dryer is to blame for a fire that displaced a family of five in New Britain Sunday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Easter Egg Hunts In Connecticut ]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:11:37 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/eastereggsgenreicsd.jpg
Bolton: The 9th Annual Egg Hunt will take place on Saturday, April 15 at 12 p.m. at Herrick Park.Bristol: The Harry C. Barnes Memorial Nature Center will host their annual Easter Egg Hunt on April 14...

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<![CDATA[Kushner to Appear Before Senate Intel Committee on Russia]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:25:04 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/633191576-Jared-Kushner-advisor-Donald-Trump.jpg
The Senate Intelligence Committee plans to question Jared Kushner, a key adviser to President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, two sources confirmed to NBC News Monday.Kushner will be interviewed as part of an...

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<![CDATA[Man Pointed Assault Rifle at Woman in North Haven: Police]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:04:33 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/North-Haven-gun-seized.jpg
A North Haven man faces criminal charges after pointing an assault rifle at a woman sitting in her car because he thought she was watching him, according to North Haven police.

Photo Credit: North Haven Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Dow Posts 8-Day Slide, Longest Since 2011 ]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:08:57 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/wallstreetGettyImages-521353416.jpg
U.S. stocks closed mostly lower on Monday as investors reassessed the prospects of key White House proposals, including tax reform, coming to fruition, CNBC reported."When you look at some of the areas...

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<![CDATA[Second Hill Lane School in Stratford Evacuated]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:26:06 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Second+Hill+Lane+Stratford.JPG
A boiler malfunction prompted students and staff at the Second Hill Lane Elementary School in Stratford to be evacuated, according to the town's fire department.

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<![CDATA[Transformer Failure Knocked Out Power in Southington]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:19:32 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/SOUTHINGTON-TRANSFORMER-2.jpg
A transformer failure knocked out power to hundreds of residents in Southington Monday morning, according to Southington police.

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<![CDATA[Man Charged in South Windsor Church Burglary]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:44:52 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Christopher+Purdie+South+Windsor+mug+shot.JPG
A 30-year-old Tariffville man is accused of burglaries at a South Windsor church.

Photo Credit: South Windsor Police]]>
<![CDATA[Funeral Held for Avon School Bus Driver Killed in Accident]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:48:36 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Steve+Roussel+Avon+bus+driver+killed+in+accident.jpg
A funeral will be held this morning for an Avon Public Schools bus driver who was killed in a tragic accident last week.

Photo Credit: Family photo and NBCConnecticut.com]]>
<![CDATA[Rogue East Cleveland Cops Framed Dozens of Drug Suspects]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:44:08 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/170327-east-cleveland-cr-0502-new_56331a14ff2820e78090270bd8aba5ba.nbcnews-fp-1200-800.jpg
Three police officers are in prison after robbing and framing drug suspects in East Cleveland, Ohio, but authorities are still unwinding the damage this rogue street-crimes unit brought, NBC News reported.They...

Photo Credit: Cuyahoga County Sheriff; East Cleveland Police; FBI]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Taken to Hospital After Shelton Condominium Fire]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:43:41 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Shelton-condo-fire.jpg
Crews responding to a fire at a condominium complex in Shelton and smoking might have caused the fire, officials said.

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<![CDATA[East Windsor Police Seek Armed Robbery Suspect]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 06:47:37 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/East-Windsor-suspect.jpg
East Windsor police are searching for a suspect who robbed a 7-Eleven at gunpoint overnight.

Photo Credit: East Windsor Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Wallingford Salon Raises More Than $5,500 To Help Young Boy]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 06:34:15 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Collin-Reilly.jpg
A visit to a Wallingford hair salon on Sunday left a lot of customers not only looking good, but also feeling great. Every haircut had an impact on the life of a local little boy.

Photo Credit: NBC Connecticut]]>
<![CDATA[Suspects Shoplifted $3K in Items from Clinton Crossings: PD]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 05:49:48 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Clinton-suspects1.jpg
Clinton police are looking to identify four people believed to be involved in shoplifting thousands of dollars’ worth of merchandise from Clinton Crossings.

Photo Credit: Clinton Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Trump's Son-in-Law to Lead New Office for Federal Overhaul]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:30:48 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AP_17023542554197.jpg
President Donald Trump plans to debut a new office Monday to streamline and overhaul the federal government, and he intends to name his son-in-law and senior advisor Jared Kushner as its head, the White...

Photo Credit: AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais]]>
<![CDATA[Fundraiser Honors Manchester School Security Guard]]> Sun, 26 Mar 2017 09:24:13 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Manchester-Fundraiser-Honors-School-Security-Guard.jpg
Manchester celebrated the success of a hometown boy turned NFL player on Saturday with an event at the country club. But Seth DeValve used his night to honor a high school security guard whose death this...

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<![CDATA[Video Reveals Voice of Girl Allegedly Kidnapped by Teacher]]> Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:44:41 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/elizabeth-thomas-tad-cummins.jpg
Video of 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas who authorities believe was kidnapped by a former teacher was published Sunday in a new effort to help find the Tennessee girl.The roughly one-minute video, which...

Photo Credit: Tennessee Bureau of Investigation
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<![CDATA[Hartford Police Seize Gun, Drugs After Shot Spotter Activation]]> Sun, 26 Mar 2017 09:43:54 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/HPD-GUN-SEIZURE.jpg
Hartford police seized a gun and drugs and made an arrest after being tipped off by a Shot Spotter activation Sunday morning.

Photo Credit: Hartford Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Charities Benefit from West Hartford Boy's Life and Legacy]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 05:54:58 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Johnnys-jog.jpg
Several Connecticut children’s charities will benefit from the life and legacy of a West Hartford boy who battled a rare illness.

Photo Credit: NBC Connecticut/Contributed Photo]]>
<![CDATA[Internet Erupts After Airline Boots Girls Wearing Leggings]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 04:30:41 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/united+airlines+avion.jpg
United Airlines is facing backlash from customers after two girls wearing leggings were denied entry onto a flight because a gate agent deemed their attire improper, NBC News reported.Shannon Watts said...

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<![CDATA[Police Stop Man from Raping Girl a 3rd Time: Officials]]> Sun, 26 Mar 2017 22:06:46 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/police+lights+%282%295.jpg
A New York City man is in custody after Pennsylvania state police thwarted his plan to meet and rape an 11-year-old girl for the third time in Lehigh Valley, according to investigators.Sandro Zhinin was...]]>