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Friday, Aug 4, 2017 at 09:18 AM EDT

Man Takes Off Clothes, Does Dishes in Bizarre Home Invasion

Man Takes Off Clothes, Does Dishes in Bizarre Home Invasion

A man allegedly sneaked into a New Jersey home Wednesday, took off his clothes and tried to get into the shower with a woman, then went to the kitchen and started doing dishes, according to the terrified family...

Wednesday, Aug 2, 2017 at 04:21 PM EDT

Power Tool Needed to Remove Spinner Stuck On Finger

Power Tool Needed to Remove Spinner Stuck On Finger

When an Arizona boy went to the emergency room with a fidget spinner stuck on his finger, E-R doctors needed a little help... from a maintenance man.

Wednesday, Aug 2, 2017 at 09:57 AM EDT

Newborn Texas Calf Looks Like KISS Rocker Gene Simmons

Newborn Texas Calf Looks Like KISS Rocker Gene Simmons

A newborn calf in Texas has strikingly similar black-and-white facial markings to KISS frontman Gene Simmons, and the rock star likes their shared look. Simmons' onstage persona includes face paint, black...

Tuesday, Aug 1, 2017 at 06:42 PM EDT

Jailbreak: Inmates Used Peanut Butter to Fool Guard

Jailbreak: Inmates Used Peanut Butter to Fool Guard

A dozen inmates escaped from an Alabama jail by using peanut butter.

Friday, Jul 28, 2017 at 11:24 PM EDT

Chicago Artist Hoists 'They Live' Trump Billboard in Mexico

Chicago Artist Hoists 'They Live' Trump Billboard in Mexico

A billboard depicting President Donald Trump as an otherworldly invader, with teeth exposed and eyes bulging through blue and red muscle and tendon, has been hoisted above the streets of Mexico City by a Chicago...

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 at 09:47 AM EDT

Man Accused of Smuggling King Cobras in Potato Chip Cans

Man Accused of Smuggling King Cobras in Potato Chip Cans

A Monterey Park man was arrested on federal smuggling charges Tuesday stemming from the seizure of a package that contained three king cobras hidden in potato chip canisters. Rodrigo Franco, 34, was taken into...

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 at 10:55 AM EDT

Twins Born Conjoined at the Heart

Twins Born Conjoined at the Heart

Twin baby girls Paisleigh and Paislyn Martinez were born conjoined at the chest, with their hearts fused together. Doctors from University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital used groundbreaking technology...

Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 08:15 PM EDT

The Costumes of Comic-Con

The Costumes of Comic-Con

One of the key attractions at any Comic-Con is the fan-made costumes. NBC talked to a few attendees about what inspired their look and how much it cost to put it all together.

Friday, Jul 21, 2017 at 06:38 PM EDT

Comic-Con: The Hall H Line Survival Guide

Comic-Con: The Hall H Line Survival Guide

The famed Hall H at Comic-Con is where all the biggest and most exciting panels happen, and fans line up overnight just to get a chance to get a glimpse of some of their favorite stars or creators. Here is...

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 09:37 AM EDT

The 5 Weirdest Panels Listed in the Comic-Con Guidebook

The 5 Weirdest Panels Listed in the Comic-Con Guidebook

Comic-Con is full of panels that feature beloved actors and exclusive sneak peaks at footage of upcoming movies and shows, but there are also quite a few Klingon-eyebrow-raising ones in the mix. Here are...

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'Supporting Our Schools' Supply Drive and How You Can Help
'Supporting Our Schools' Supply Drive and How You Can Help
NBC Connecticut, together with Travelers and Hoffman Auto Group are joining forces for the 2017 Supporting Our Schools drive. All proceeds will benefit students and schools affiliated with the Boys & Girls Clubs... Read more
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