It's that time of year, as Connecticut students head back to school.

Aug 31, 2015

Water Breaks Are Key to Playing Sports in the Heat

Water Breaks Are Key to Playing Sports in the Heat

Soccer players know running in the heat is just part of the game and they are doing what they can as temperatures hot 90 degrees, including drinking more water.

Aug 31, 2015

Hot Start to Schools in New Britain

Hot Start to Schools in New Britain

Temperatures hit 90 degrees on Monday, the day students returned to classes in New Britain, and schools that do not have air conditioning are trying to make things as comfortable as possible.

Aug 27, 2015

Thousands Move in at SCSU

Thousands Move in at SCSU

Thousands of new students began moving onto campus at Southern Connecticut State University on Thursday morning to start a new school year.

Aug 26, 2015

Students in Several Towns Headed Back to School

Students in Several Towns Headed Back to School

NBC Connecticut's Leslie Mayes talked to students and parents about changes coming to their schools.

Sep 2, 2014

Saving College Dollars

Saving College Dollars

Southern Connecticut State University has an expert who offers more than just financial aid. He helps families plan to be able to afford higher education.

Aug 26, 2014

How to Pick a Safe Backpack for Your Child

How to Pick a Safe Backpack for Your Child

From kindergarten through college, most students will at some point need a backpack and making the wrong choice can be painful.

Aug 23, 2013

Tips on Saving for College

Tips on Saving for College

Frank Mancini, of Connex Credit Union, recommends start saving for your children’s college education as early as possible with a 529 college plan. Save what you can, even when they are babies, if possible.

Aug 23, 2013

How to Stay Healthy When School Resumes

How to Stay Healthy When School Resumes

Jared Skowron, a naturopathic expert, offers tips on how to stay healthy and the bugs and germs that circulate in school.

Aug 21, 2013

Back-to-School Comparison Shopping

Back-to-School Comparison Shopping

News4's Liz Crenshaw shopped around three different stores to check where you can find the best deals for back to school shopping.

Jan 23, 2013
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By Bob Connors

Back to School 2012

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Afternoon Snow Squalls, Brutal Weekend Cold

Afternoon Snow Squalls, Brutal Weekend Cold

The coldest blast of Arctic air this season will set in on Saturday and last through Sunday, when temperatures will plunge below zero and wind chills will be near 30 below zero.

Man Charged With Murder of Hamden Woman

Man Charged With Murder of Hamden Woman

Hamden police have charged a local man with the murder of a 45-year-old woman who was found in her burning home on Lilac Avenue in Hamden in December.

State Police Dog Helps Save Missing Woman in Tolland

State Police Dog Helps Save Missing Woman in Tolland

A Tolland woman who was reported missing on Wednesday night has been found and is being checked out at a hospital after a state police K9 team found her in a freezing cold pond.

Middletown Man Found Dead in Water in Old Lyme

Middletown Man Found Dead in Water in Old Lyme

Police found the body of a 43-year-old Middletown man on Osprey Road in Old Lyme on Wednesday night and they are investigating his death as untimely.

Breakthrough: Scientists Detect Einstein-Predicted Ripples

Breakthrough: Scientists Detect Einstein-Predicted Ripples

In an announcement that electrified the world of astronomy, scientists said Thursday that they have finally detected gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space-time that Einstein predicted a century...

Governor Activates State’s Severe Cold Weather Protocol

Governor Activates State’s Severe Cold Weather Protocol

Gov. Dannel Malloy is activating the state’s Severe Cold Weather Protocol from 4 p.m. today through 10 a.m. on Monday as we brace for temperatures to plunge and wind childs that will make it feel 20 below...