<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - As Seen On]]> Copyright 2014 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 Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:52:50 -0500 Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:52:50 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Police Call Injuries To Baby Suspicious]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:45:25 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/PlainvilleBaby00000000.jpg Plainville child is hospitalized in critical condition]]> <![CDATA[Watch NBC Connecticut's Newscasts]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:18:28 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/tv+peacock_722_406.jpg

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<![CDATA[Healthcare Signups On Solid Pace]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:35:27 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/530PACCEXSS121814MAX00000000.jpg Access Health CT is on pace to meet its goal]]> <![CDATA[Former Teacher Charged With Disorderly Conduct]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:30:55 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Teacher00000000.jpg Incident report details alleged unprofessional behavior in class six weeks ago]]> <![CDATA[Teen Charged in Robbery of Elderly Woman]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:22:53 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/WindsorMuggingPic00000000.jpg Windsor police have charged a 17 year old with robbery, larceny and assault of an elderly person after Wednesday's incident at the Senior Center.]]> <![CDATA[Christmas House Open for Charity]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:24:43 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/121814nbholidayhouse00000000.jpg Rita Giancola decorates her home every year and opens it to the public all she asks is a non perishable food item]]> <![CDATA[State Police Troopers Donate Toys]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:26:30 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/trooperpic121814.jpg State police troopers collect toys in support of the "Stuff-a-Cruiser" outreach program.]]> <![CDATA[New Road Paves Way for New Development in Orange]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:20:24 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/orangedevelopment12182014.jpg Edison Road is now connected to Marsh Hill Road in Orange. Town officials hope the new road will lead to development of 65 acres of unused land.]]> <![CDATA[Copper Thefts on the Decline in New Haven]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:28:07 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/copperthefts12182014.jpg New Haven police are seeing a decrease in the number of copper thefts in the area, thanks to new partnerships with scrap metal companies.]]> <![CDATA[Special Adoption]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:00:20 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*213/elliotadoption.jpg Meet a Connecticut yoga instructor who just adopted her third child with Down Syndrome from a Bulgarian orphanage.]]> <![CDATA[CCSU Professor Back in Court Again]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:15:17 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/121814ccsuprof00000000.jpg Ravi Shankar pleaded not guilty today to charges stemming from a car accident earlier this month]]> <![CDATA[Kim's Cottage Confections]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:32:25 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/feastkimscottage00000000.jpg Great tasting custom cakes and other tasty treats can be found at this Durham bakery.]]> <![CDATA[Police Investigating After Baby Airlifted to Hospital]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:25:09 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/PLAINVILLEBABYFOLO121814.jpg Police and EMS responded to Stillwell Ave yesterday to find an infant unresponsive and are still investigating what exactly happened.]]> <![CDATA[Stores Extending Hours For Holiday Shoppers]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:55:15 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/lastminuteshopping121814AM.jpg Many retail stores hoping to bank on last minute shopping]]> <![CDATA[Gravy]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:18:45 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Gravy+photo+1200.jpg

This recipe makes about 3 cups of gravy.


  • 1 Tsp. oil
  • 1 cup small diced onion
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped garlic
  • 1 strip bacon, chopped
  • 1 Tsp. paprika
  • ½ cup red wine
  • 2 cups chicken or beef broth
  • 1 Tbsp. maple syrup
  • 2 Tbsp. corn starch, mixed with 2 Tbsp. cold water
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • Drippings


  • Heat oil in a 4-quart sauce pot and add onion, garlic and chopped bacon. Cook over medium-heat for 7 to 10 minutes.
  • Stir in the paprika and cook for an additional 2 minutes.
  • Deglaze with the red wine and simmer until reduced.
  • Add in the 2 cups of broth and maple syrup and return to a simmer.
  • Mix the corn starch with the cold water and, while stirring the gravy, pour in the corn starch mixture to thicken.
  • Taste and adjust seasonings with salt.
  • Stir in butter and puree with an emersion blender for smooth gravy, or leave chunky. The day of, add any drippings

<![CDATA[Hamden Delivery Robberies]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:37:05 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/WEBPICHAMDENPIZZA121714.jpg Food delivery drivers are on alert after a string of robberies in Hamden. Four drivers have been robbed in the past week the most recent happened Tuesday night.]]> <![CDATA[Car Found In Bridgeport Fatal Hit And Run]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 22:50:40 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/bridgeprotfatalcarfoundinhitnrun2014.jpg Bridgeport Police have found the car involved in the hit and run last week.]]> <![CDATA[99-Year-Old Robbed While Delivering Cookies]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:36:07 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/WindsorMugging00000000.jpg Police say a 99 year old woman was robbed while delivering Christmas cookies to the Windsor Senior Center]]> <![CDATA[Dentist on Probation for 5 Years]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:37:39 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Dentist_on_Probation_for_5_Years_1_1200x675_374211139903.jpg A dentist with offices in Torrington and Enfield has been placed on probation for five years after a patient died in his care.]]> <![CDATA[Finacee of Enfield Fire Victim Seeking Help]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:35:08 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/121714enfieldfirevictim00000000.jpg The fiance of Josh Johnson has lost everything in Fire for her unborn baby]]> <![CDATA[Unclear if Injured Senator Will Serve in Hartford]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:35:26 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/MaynardUpdatePic00000000.jpg Senator Andrew Maynard was reelected in November but following a fall at his home over the summer it's unknown when or if he'll return to office.]]> <![CDATA[Hospitals Looking for Help After Sale Falls Through]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:56:46 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/HospitalSalesPic00000000.jpg Five hospitals say they'll have financial struggles after a sale to a Texas company fizzled out.]]> <![CDATA[Cuban-American Reacts to New Relations]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:44:15 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/530pcubastill121714doug00000000.jpg What she might accept her mother will not if it helps the Castros]]> <![CDATA[House in Meriden Burns Two Mornings in a Row]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:45:10 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/5pmeridenstill121714doug00000000.jpg Family lost belongings one day and everything else the next]]> <![CDATA[Coats for Kids Helping New Haven]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:24:09 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/nhcoats12172014.jpg The New Haven Police Department is partnering with the Knights of Columbus to hand out 300 coats to children who need them.]]> <![CDATA[Trumbull Police Warn of Package Thefts]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:22:57 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/180*120/pkgthefts12172014.jpg Thieves have been stealing mail and unattended packages from homes in Trumbull.]]> <![CDATA[Regulators Approve CL&P Rate Hike]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:19:36 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/121714clpj00000000.jpg PURA approves rate hike]]> <![CDATA[Police Search for Man Robbing Cab Drivers]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:14:39 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Police_Search_for_Man_Robbing_Cab_Drivers_1200x675_373773891573.jpg New Haven police say a man seen at Union Station has been robbing cab drivers.]]> <![CDATA[Local Theaters Pull Movie Over Threat From Hackers]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:35:32 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/INTERVIEWMOVIEPULLED121714.jpg A few local theaters have already decided not to show the movie The Interview from Sony Pictures when it's due to open on Christmas Day. Hackers have made threats against any theater that plays the movie which has forced some to pull the film.]]> <![CDATA[Cheshire Police Investigating Murder Suicide]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:15:20 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/cheshiremurdersuicide121714.jpg Police say a father shot and killed his son before turning the gun on himself]]> <![CDATA[Making The Grade]]> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 08:54:21 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/empty-classroom-0127.jpg

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<![CDATA[Employee Accused of Stealing From Columbia Dental]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:53:44 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Columbia_Dental_Exclusive_1200x675_373519427810.jpg ]]> <![CDATA[Yale Grad Back in New Haven After Cross-Country Trek]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:42:13 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/greg+hindy+walking.jpg Yale graduate Greg Hindy is headed home after walking across the country in silence as part of a performance art project. He arrived in New Haven on Tuesday and will stay a couple nights before making the final push to his home in New Hampshire.

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<![CDATA[Former Officer Arrested 3 Times in 24 Hours]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:20:45 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Former_Bridgeport_Officer_Arrested_3_Times_1200x675_373502019785.jpg ]]> <![CDATA[Woman Faces Judge in Death of 3-Week-Old Baby]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:06:30 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/5pnewbritainstill121614tara00000000.jpg Janell Campbell is charged with second degree manslaughter and risk of injury in connection to the death of three week old Jaleah Jayde Quintero]]> <![CDATA[Bridgeport Police Seek Help in Deadly Crash]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:53:43 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/180*120/bridgeportcrash12162014.jpg Police are looking for a white BMW X3 in connection to a deadly crash in Bridgeport on Dec. 4.]]> <![CDATA[Bristol Dad Needs Liver Transplant]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:49:01 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/matt+ragiani.jpg

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<![CDATA[The Hidden Still]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:35:24 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/hiddenstillweb.jpg Take a shot from America's outlaw days of drinking.]]> <![CDATA[Forensic Lab Cuts Backlog]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 20:32:57 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/StateCrimeLabPic00000000.jpg Law enforcement celebrated the state's forensic lab for cutting down on its caseload.]]> <![CDATA[Cities, Towns Push Back on DEEP Proposal]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:42:56 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/DEEPMandatePic00000000.jpg DEEP wants more strict regulations on runoff and storm drains but towns and cities say they can't afford it.]]> <![CDATA[Winsted Volunteers Bring Joy to Town]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:25:20 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/121614winsteddecoj00000000.jpg The Friends of Main St hung Christmas decorations when town could not afford to pay.]]> <![CDATA[Suspected Cab Robber Caught on Camera]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:53:23 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Suspect00000000.jpg Police say he is responsible for at least two robberies at knife point of New Haven cabbies]]> <![CDATA[CTFastrak Busway Is Ready For Governor But Not Regular Service]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:05:21 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/fastrak1.jpg Bus rides begin March 28 after fare machines are installed and drivers trained]]> <![CDATA[Living Donors]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:50:27 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/livingdonorpic.jpg A Bristol man can’t wait for a deceased liver donor and is hoping someone will come forward to be a living liver donor. See his family’s holiday wish.]]> <![CDATA[Demolition Begins on Old Ansonia Mill]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:30:07 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/121614ansoniademolition00000000.jpg Parts of the Ansonia Brass and Copper Property started coming down today]]> <![CDATA[Holiday Vegetable Platter “Crudité”]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:24:39 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/broccoli+vegetable+generic.jpg


  • 1 bunch Broccoli, small florets, peel and slice the stem thinly
  • 6 Carrots, peeled and cut into small sticks
  • 24 Green beans, stems removed
  • 3 Celery stalks, peeled and cut into sticks
  • 1 Pint Baby grape tomatoes
  • 1 Cucumber, peeled, seeded and cut into thick slices
  • 12 Radishes, cut in half or quarters


  • In a pot of rapidly boiling salted water, separately blanch the broccoli, carrots, green beans and celery for only about 10 seconds.
  • Plunge each vegetable into a bowl of ice water to stop cooking.
  • Drain, pat dry with paper towels and reserve.
  • Leave the tomatoes, cucumber and radishes raw.
  • Decoratively arrange on a serving plate.
  • Serve with your favorite dip, perhaps consider a creamy style dressing and a vinaigrette style dressing to suit all your guests individual tastes.

Lincoln Culinary Institute

Photo Credit: NECN]]>
<![CDATA[Suspect in New Britain Infant's Death Heads to Court]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:15:08 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/NBBABYDEATH121614.jpg A three week old baby was taken to the hospital last week when she was found unresponsive and later died. Now the baby sitter that was supposed to be taking care of her is due in court to answer charges of second degree manslaughter and risk of injury to a child.]]> <![CDATA[Connecticut Spotlight]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:58:14 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/Connecticut+Spotlight.JPG ]]> <![CDATA[Family Displaced By Meriden Fire]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:49:15 -0500 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Family_Displaced_By_Meriden_Fire_1200x675_373220931554.jpg ]]>