Troubleshooters

  • Investigations

    May 21, 2015

    Majority of Taxpayer-Funded Campaign Cash Goes to Connected Few

    Majority of Taxpayer-Funded Campaign Cash Goes to Connected Few

    The Clean Elections Program is meant to take special interests out of politics. NBC Connecticut Troubleshooter George Colli, who took part in the program in 2008, investigates where the program stands and who’s profiting from it.

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  • Investigations

    May 20, 2015

    Scammers Target Billion-Dollar Timeshare Industry

    Scammers Target Billion-Dollar Timeshare Industry

    A Hamden resident bought a timeshare condominium in Costa Rica last winter, and what arrived at his Connecticut home months later plunged him into deep water.

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  • Investigations

    May 20, 2015

    Questions Arise About Hartford Stadium Expenses

    Questions Arise About Hartford Stadium Expenses

    New questions are arising about the cost of Hartford's new $56 million ballpark. Chief among them: where is the money going?

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  • Investigations

    May 20, 2015

    Lawmakers Push Back Against Variable Energy Rates

    Lawmakers Push Back Against Variable Energy Rates

    A bipartisan group of legislators called variable electric rates predatory, deceptive and bad for consumers during the introduction of SB-573, a bill that would ban variable rate contracts in Connecticut.

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  • Investigations

    May 19, 2015

    Family Says School Unjustly Punished Child

    Family Says School Unjustly Punished Child

    A 10-year-old was accused of making a bomb threat at his middle school, and the boy's parents say his rights were violented twice: first when administrators confiscated his cellphone, then with an out-of-school suspension...

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  • Investigations

    May 18, 2015

    Our Lives, Livestreamed: New Apps, New Parenting Challenges

    Our Lives, Livestreamed: New Apps, New Parenting Challenges

    Popular livestreaming sites have engaged users to broadcast from their phones in real time, causing some parents to chime in on how to best monitor what kids watch—and share—with strangers online.

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  • Investigations

    May 16, 2015

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  • Investigations

    May 15, 2015

    Desperate to Be Beautiful: Extreme Measures for the Perfect Body

    Desperate to Be Beautiful: Extreme Measures for the Perfect Body

    You might save a few bucks getting plastic surgery outside of the U.S., but it could cost you a lot more than you more than you ever expected.

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  • Investigations

    May 14, 2015

    Lawmakers Question Uber Background Checks

    Lawmakers Question Uber Background Checks

    Questions surrounding Uber’s background check policy still linger amid assault and robbery allegations in cities like Chicago and Philadelphia, where Uber has operated for years.

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