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Thursday, Nov 5, 2015

Marines Kick Off Toys for Tots

Marines Kick Off Toys for Tots

Marines across the country kicked off their annual Toys for Tots Program on Thursday. It is an event where customers donate new unwrapped toys and money for needy children.

Thursday, Oct 29, 2015

Tackling Multiple Sclerosis in an Uncommon Way at Ojakian Commons

Tackling Multiple Sclerosis in an Uncommon Way at Ojakian Commons

A brand new facility in Simsbury is bringing some independence to patients’ daily fight against MS.

Tuesday, Sep 8, 2015

ESPN: Patriots' Cheating in 'Spygate' Worse Than Thought

ESPN: Patriots' Cheating in 'Spygate' Worse Than Thought

The discipline imposed by Roger Goodell on Tom Brady and the New England Patriots over its deflated footballs scheme, often referred to as "Deflategate" might be an attempt for the NFL Commissioner to "make up"...

Monday, Oct 20, 2014

Walk Now for Autism Speaks This Weekend

Walk Now for Autism Speaks This Weekend

Take part in The Walk Now for Autism Speaks. It takes place at 9 a.m. on Saturday at Camp Harkness in Waterford.

Friday, Jul 22, 2011

Greater Hartford West Indian Parade

Greater Hartford West Indian Parade

Don’t miss the Greater Hartford West Indian Carnival and Parade! It’s Saturday, August 13th from 1pm to 7pm.  The Parade starts at Battle Street in Hartford and ends in Bushnell Park...

Thursday, Jun 9, 2011

NBC Connecticut Jim Calhoun Cancer Challenge Ride 2011

NBC Connecticut Jim Calhoun Cancer Challenge Ride 2011

Don't miss the NBC Connecticut Jim Calhoun Cancer Challenge Ride and Walk presented by Cigna and the law firm of RisCassi and Davis! It's June 11th in Simsbury. The event is open to everyone.

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Easter Seals Walk With Me Event

Easter Seals Walk With Me Event

Help us take steps towards making a difference in the life of someone with a disability. Join us for the Easter Seals Walk With Me event on May 14th in Mystic. The walk benefits our neighbors living with...

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Lupus Walk 2011

Lupus Walk 2011

lupus walk 2011

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2011

Kidney Walk 2011

Kidney Walk 2011

Did you know a short walk could be the first step in saving a life? You can make a difference at a National Kidney Foundation Walk May 15th or June 12th.

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2011

Special Olympics Connecticut Torch Run and Summer Games 2011

Special Olympics Connecticut Torch Run and Summer Games 2011

The Special Olympics Flame of Hope is making its way throughout Connecticut on the way to the Summer Games! Join NBC Conneccticut June 8th -10th in a town near you as local heroes carry the flame through...

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Children Witness Man Fatally Shot in Hartford

Children witnessed a man who was shot in Hartford on Tuesday night.

Instructor, Student Fought Before East Hartford Plane Crash
Instructor, Student Fought Before East Hartford Plane Crash

A plane crash in East Hartford was the result of a flight student refusing to give up controls to his instructor, while apparently doing everything "backwards", a police report revealed.

Bob Maxon Continues Recovery After Heart Attack
Bob Maxon Continues Recovery After Heart Attack

As we reported Monday, Bob Maxon suffered a minor heart attack March 21 in morning while he was at work. Bob took a few minutes to update us on his condition.

Rate of Opioid-Related ER Visits in Connecticut Among Highest in Nation: Report
Rate of Opioid-Related ER Visits in Connecticut Among Highest in Nation: Report

Connecticut ranks among the top states with the most opioid-related emergency room visits in the country.

DNC Asks All Staffers For Resignation Letters: Sources
DNC Asks All Staffers For Resignation Letters: Sources

Democratic National Committee has requested the resignation letters of all current staffers be submitted by next month, according to multiple sources familiar with the party's internal working, NBC News reported. Party staffs typically sees major turnover with a new boss, but the mass resignation letters will give new chairman Tom Perez a chance to completely remake the DNC's headquarters from scratch after staffing had already reached unusual low following a round of layoffs in December. Immediately after Perez' election in late February, an adviser to outgoing DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile, Leah Daughtry, asked every employee to submit a letter of resignation dated April 15, several sources tell NBC News.

How Trump's Moves on Coal Will Affect the Industry: Analysis
How Trump's Moves on Coal Will Affect the Industry: Analysis

President Donald Trump's move to roll back Obama-era regulations aimed at curbing climate change comes as the coal industry is reeling from job losses, bankruptcies, pollution restrictions and growing competition from natural gas, wind and solar. Trump on Tuesday ordered a review of the Clean Power Plan, which seeks to reduce emissions from coal power plants, and the lifting of a moratorium on the sale of coal mining leases on federal lands.