Connecticut Spotlight | NBC Connecticut

A Lifestyle Segment on NBC Connecticut that "Spotlights" local Items and services.

Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016 at 12:23 PM EDT

CTSpotlight: CFARS on Common Hormonal Disorder

CTSpotlight: CFARS on Common Hormonal Disorder

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 12:10 PM EDT

CT Spotlight: Dunkin' Donuts Cold Brew

CT Spotlight: Dunkin' Donuts Cold Brew

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 04:23 PM EDT

CT Spotlight: Tink's Explains New Attractions at Disney

CT Spotlight: Tink's Explains New Attractions at Disney

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 10:53 AM EDT

CT Spotlight: Travelers Sponsors Back to School Drive

CT Spotlight: Travelers Sponsors Back to School Drive

Thursday, Aug 18, 2016 at 10:47 AM EDT

CT Spotlight: Goodwill Get to Work

CT Spotlight: Goodwill Get to Work

Friday, Aug 12, 2016 at 01:10 PM EDT

CT Spotlight: Westfarms Kids Fashion

CT Spotlight: Westfarms Kids Fashion

Wednesday, Aug 3, 2016 at 03:17 PM EDT

CT Spotlight: Six Flags Superman

CT Spotlight: Six Flags Superman

Wednesday, Aug 3, 2016 at 03:16 PM EDT

CT Spotlight: Yale Parenting Center

CT Spotlight: Yale Parenting Center

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 01:42 PM EDT

CT Spotlight: Clear the Shelters and Sammie the Rescue Dog

CT Spotlight: Clear the Shelters and Sammie the Rescue Dog

Wednesday, Jul 13, 2016 at 03:50 PM EDT

CT Spotlight: Big Y Snacks On the Go

CT Spotlight: Big Y Snacks On the Go

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Join Jackie Brousseau as she puts a "spotlight" on local companies and services on NBC Connecticut. Connecticut Spotlight airs in the 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. hour of the Today Show Monday through Friday.
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Girl Found After Multi-State Amber Alert
Girl Found After Multi-State Amber Alert

A 6-year-old Bridgeport, Connecticut, girl was found safe in Pennsylvania with her father after a multi-state Amber Alert and the father is suspected of stabbing and killing the girl’s 26-year-old mother and assaulting the woman’s friend, according to police.

6 Arrests in UConn Fatal Fire Truck Accident
6 Arrests in UConn Fatal Fire Truck Accident

Six people linked to the death of a UConn student, who was struck by a university fire department vehicle in October, were arrested.

Record Breaking Warmth Today
Record Breaking Warmth Today

Temperatures have surged into the upper 60s and low 70s through areas of inland Connecticut.

Outlets Barred From WH Briefing After Trump Assails Media
Outlets Barred From WH Briefing After Trump Assails Media

News organizations including the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, CNN and Politico were blocked from joining an informal, on the record White House press briefing on Friday. The Associated Press chose not to participate in the gaggle following the move by White House press secretary Sean Spicer.

Malloy's Proposed Budget to Shut Down 7 Rest Stops
Malloy's Proposed Budget to Shut Down 7 Rest Stops

The proposed state budget is looking to shut down seven rest areas in Connecticut. For people like Robert Cohen, a truck driver from Meriden, the cuts can hurt. Cohen has been a truck driver for 25 years, moving cars up and down the East Coast and working long hours. On Thursday, NBC Connecticut found him winding down at the Wallingford rest area. "We have guys that have to get off the road and if we don’t have a spot to park safely were in trouble," said Cohen. Wallingford is just one of seven rest areas the state is looking to shut. The others include Danbury, Southington, East Willington, West Willington, Stonington and Middletown. "You close off our seven rest areas and we lose probably 200 to 300 truck spots," said Cohen. "That’s 200 to 300 trucks that will be parked on the shoulder of the road." These are the same stops the state has already scaled back. They now close overnight, forcing the public to use the port-a-pottys