<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - As Seen On]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/on-air/as-seen-on http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.com en-us Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:52:39 -0400 Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:52:39 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Tractor-Trailer Crash Shuts Down I95 North In Milford]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:28:55 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/MILFORDI95TTAX083115.jpg People were stuck on Interstate 95 for hours while crews worked to clean up the mess that was left when a tractor trailer truck that was carrying eggs caught fire.]]> <![CDATA[Watch NBC Connecticut's Newscasts]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 06:48:59 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/tv+peacock_722_406.jpg

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<![CDATA[Students Return for 1st Day of School In New Haven]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:31:07 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/NewHavenBTS083115.jpg Around 22,000 students headed back to school in New Haven on Monday and a group of community members gathered to give a special welcome to children at Lincoln Basset Community School.]]> <![CDATA[Hartford Residents Shaken After Home Invasion]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 05:42:35 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Hartford_Residents_Shaken_After_Home_Invasion_1200x675_516168771591.jpg Residents are shaken after an armed home invasion at a Hartford apartment.]]> <![CDATA[Hot Air Balloons]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 18:40:07 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Plainville+hot+air+balloons+1200.jpg Plainville held its annual Hot Air Balloon Festival this weekend.

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<![CDATA[These Cats Rock!]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 18:14:43 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Rocky+the+rock+cat+1200.jpg The Double-A minor league Colorado Rockies affiliate had its last home game in New Britain Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015.

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<![CDATA[Two Arrested in Willimantic Stabbing Incident]]> Sun, 30 Aug 2015 09:27:26 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Two_Arrested_in_Willimantic_Stabbing_Incident_1200x675_515842627801.jpg Two people were arrested in a stabbing incident in Willimantic. ]]> <![CDATA[Warrants Sealed in Case of Missing Couple]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:59:36 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Jeff+and+Jeanette+Navin+1200.jpg A judge has sealed search warrants pertaining to the case of an Easton couple missing for weeks.

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<![CDATA[Victoria Soto School Opens]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:57:33 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/victoria+soto+school.jpg A Sandy Hook Elementary School teacher who died trying to protect her students during the December 2012 shooting was honored Friday with the opening of an elementary school that bears her name.]]> <![CDATA[Ashley Madison Controversy Hits Hartford]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:46:04 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Ashley_Madison_Controversy_Hits_Hartford_1200x675_515404867830.jpg The NBC Connecticut Troubleshooters have learned five leaked Ashley Madison accounts appear to be linked to the email addresses of Hartford city and public school employees.]]> <![CDATA[Segarra Questions Motives of Bronin's Wife]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:04:43 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Bronins00000000.jpg Sara Bronin was appointed to a job by the mayor of Hartford, who now says he thinks it was part of bigger political plan. Her husband, Luke Bronin, seeks to unseat Mayor Pedro Segarra.]]> <![CDATA[Berlin Police Warn of Brazen Burglar]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:05:28 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/berlinstill082915.jpg Police in Berlin are warning residents of a burglar who they believe may also be responsible for a home break-in in Stamford.]]> <![CDATA[Haddam Celebrates Young Cancer Patient With Special Party]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:06:14 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/haddamstill082915.jpg A 10-year-old from Haddam is undergoing chemotherapy and residents want her to know they care.]]> <![CDATA[Roaming Pig Reunited With Owner]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:09:56 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/82815roamingpigj00000000.jpg Moto, a pet pig, is back home after a wild morning in Wethersfield.]]> <![CDATA[Labor Day Causes Lifeguard Shortage]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:08:53 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/LifeguardsPic00000000.jpg Because the lack of lifeguards is higher than usual, officials urge parents to keep a close eye on their kids.]]> <![CDATA[Police Investigate Driver's Crash Claim]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:12:52 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/EastHartfordPumpPic00000000.jpg Sindie Thomas told police she was hit by another car before crashing into a gas station in East Hartford.]]> <![CDATA[Weather in Detail for Afternoon of August 28]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:08:18 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Weather_in_Detail_for_Afternoon_of_August_28_1200x675_515061827875.jpg NBC Connecticut meteorologist Tyler Jankoski says 90-degree heat is possible next week.]]> <![CDATA[Pig Found Wandering in Wethersfield]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:22:55 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Wethersfield+pig+1200.jpg It was a hog wild morning in Wethersfield for a pig that was on the lam.

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<![CDATA[Police Investigating Bridgeport Carjacking]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:58:23 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Bridgeportcarjacking1200.jpg Police are investigating after a man fired shots and stole a car.]]> <![CDATA[Meat Truck Delivers Big Flavor]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:57:50 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Meat+Truck.JPG The Meat Truck delivers fantastic food in Connecticut.]]> <![CDATA[Thousands of Freshman Move to UConn Today]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:11:50 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/UCONNMOVEINDAY082815.jpg It was an exciting day for many students moving into their college dorm rooms and away from home for the first time.]]> <![CDATA[Understanding Confusing Medical Bills]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:46:52 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Understanding_Confusing_Medical_Bills_1200x675_514781763705.jpg A Connecticut resident says Hartford Hospital has sent him statements with double dates of service on and off since August 2013, leading him to believe he owes hundreds of dollars more than his actual balance.]]> <![CDATA[Thousands Raised for Families of Young Crash Victims]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:31:41 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/nyah+marcano+leah+rondon.jpg Community members in Ansonia have raised thousands of dollars for the families of two 6-year-old girls who lost their lives in separate car accidents days apart.

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<![CDATA[Electrical Problem Causes Smoke at Hospital]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:26:54 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Electrical_Problem_Causes_Smoke_at_Hospital_1200x675_514775107541.jpg An electrical problem created smoky conditions in the Saint Francis Hospital emergency department Thursday night.]]> <![CDATA[Crash Causes Explosion at Gas Station]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:21:10 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Crash_Causes_Explosion_at_Gas_Station_1200x675_514774083540.jpg Police roped off a gas station in East Hartford after an SUV barreled into one of the pumps Thursday, causing a fiery explosion.]]> <![CDATA[Ansonia Raises Money for Families of Young Victims]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:45:31 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/nyah+marcano+leah+rondon.jpg Community members in Ansonia raised nearly $5,000 Thursday for the families of two 6-year-old girls who lost their lives in separate car accidents days apart.

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<![CDATA[Bridgeport Market Robbery]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:51:41 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Bridgeport_Market_Robbery_1200x675_514589763791.jpg Police are searching for the man who robbed a Bridgeport market at gunpoint Monday evening.]]> <![CDATA[Hartford Mayoral Candidates Hit Airwaves]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:50:46 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/segarra+bronin+hartford.jpg Candidates for Hartford Mayor take the rare step of purchasing TV ad time.]]> <![CDATA[CT First State to End Chronic Veteran Homelessness]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:50:10 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/vetsstill082815.jpg Connecticut Veterans Affairs has former service members on paths to homes like no where else in the country.]]> <![CDATA[UConn Students Ready to Return]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:51:24 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/82715uconnpreviewj00000000.jpg Freshmen are moving in at the University of Connecticut's Storrs campus on Friday.]]> <![CDATA[Making The Grade]]> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 09:54:21 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/empty-classroom-0127.jpg

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<![CDATA[Drug Addiction Discussion Addresses Keys to Recovery]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 15:55:18 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/82715drugaddictionj00000000.jpg Finding recovering addicts the help they need was the topic in Willimantic Thursday]]> <![CDATA[CT Spotlight: Nova Star Cruises]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:55:41 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Nova_Star_Cruises_1200x675_514409027509.jpg A look at Nova Star Cruise options from Portland, Maine to Nova Scotia.]]> <![CDATA[Weather in Detail for Afternoon of August 27]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:01:35 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Weather_in_Detail_for_Afternoon_of_August_27_1200x675_514264643921.jpg NBC Connecticut meteorologist Tyler Jankoski says high heat is on the way in for next week.]]> <![CDATA[Students Move In at Southern Connecticut State]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 11:32:52 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/SCSUMoveIn082715.jpg About 2,600 students will live on the New Haven campus this year, including nearly 1,000 freshmen.]]> <![CDATA[Norwich Battles Bullying With Buddy Benches]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:48:13 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Buddy+bench+music.JPG Some special benches, called Buddy Benches, are helping combat bullying in Norwich.

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<![CDATA[Report of Shooting Was False Alarm]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 09:09:30 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Report_of_Shooting_Was_False_Alarm_1200x675_514127939853.jpg Police swarmed a North Branford neighborhood overnight to investigate possible intruders or a shooter in a house, but determined there was no threat and are calling this a “medical situation.”]]> <![CDATA[Tomato Cucumber Salad]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 08:07:01 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Tomato+cucumber+salad+Metro+Bis.jpg

This recipe makes two to four servings.

Ingredients:

  • 2 medium-to-large heirloom tomatoes, cored and chopped into big chunks
  • 1 medium cucumber, peeled and sliced
  • ¼ cup chopped red onion
  • 4 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil
  • 2 Tbsp. good olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Thinly sliced hot fresh jalapeno – optional

Instructions:

  • In a large mixing bowl, combine chopped tomato, sliced cucumber, chopped red onion and basil.
  • Drizzle with olive oil and red wine vinegar. Season with salt and pepper and gently toss.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl and top with sliced hot peppers.



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<![CDATA[Drug Bust Nets Stolen Goods at Home of Criminal]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 07:29:45 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Drug_Bust_Nets_Stolen_Goods_at_Criminals_Home_1200x675_513859139759.jpg Police in New Haven made a surprise discovery while busting an alleged drug dealing operation: In addition to seizing drugs and money, investigators uncovered a house full of items believed to be stolen and said the person renting it is a convicted murder.]]> <![CDATA[New Haven Drug Bust Discovery]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 23:35:22 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/webdrugbust82615.jpg While New Haven police officers were busting open an alleged drug dealing operation, investigators also uncovered a house full of items that they believe were stolen.]]> <![CDATA[Bridge Inspector Killed During Accident on I-84 Ramp]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 23:12:52 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/181*120/truck.jpg A worker performing a routine bridge inspection for the state Department of Transportation was killed when his truck tipped over and crushed him on a West Hartford entrance ramp Wednesday.]]> <![CDATA[Teacher Works to Fight Bullying]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:59:31 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/webpicbus31915.jpg A new school year can bring about bullying and one teacher in New Britain has made it his mission to motivate students to stop the destructive behavior as soon as they see it.

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<![CDATA[Blumenthal Lone Connecticut Holdout on Iran Nuclear Deal]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:07:48 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Richard+Blumenthal+December+2012.jpg Sen. Richard Blumenthal is the only member of Connecticut's Congressional Delegation who has not yet endorsed the Obama Administration's nuclear deal with Iran.

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<![CDATA[Parking Problems at CTfastrak Station]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:06:38 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/CTFASTRAK03272015.jpg There are more commuters than parking spaces at the CTfastrak station on Fenn Road in Newington.]]> <![CDATA[Subcontractor Suspended After Inspection Incidents]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:15:30 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/mcclain+and+company+bridge+incidents.jpg The state has suspended a subcontractor whose crews and equipment were involved in back-to-back incidents on bridges in Groton and West Hartford, the latter of which proved fatal.

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<![CDATA[Firefighter Arrested After Fight With Superior]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:12:35 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/216*120/michael+patterson+court.jpg

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<![CDATA[Worker Killed in Bridge Inspection Accident]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 18:08:29 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Truck++hanging+off+bridge+in+west+hartford+1200.jpg A worker performing a routine bridge inspection for the state Department of Transportation was killed when his truck tipped over and crushed him on a West Hartford entrance ramp Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Connecticut Spotlight]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:58:14 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/Connecticut+Spotlight.JPG ]]> <![CDATA[Hartford Police Crack Down on Synthetic Marijuana]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:23:30 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/102771754.jpg Hartford police conducted an undercover operation in search of businesses selling synthetic marijuana. Overdoses involving the dangerous and illegal drug are on the rise around the state and country.

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