Troubleshooters | NBC Connecticut

Asking the tough questions and solving problems

SEND TIPS 1-844-303-RESP

Investigations
Monday, May 9, 2016 Share
Are Your Child's Wi-Fi Toys Being Used to Spy on You?

Are Your Child's Wi-Fi Toys Being Used to Spy on You?

Some Wi-Fi toys or "smart toys" capture video, pictures and even sound, then transmit that information through the internet. Read More

Investigations
Monday, May 9, 2016 Share
Companies Stop Sales of Material Linked to Foundation Issues

Companies Stop Sales of Material Linked to Foundation Issues

Two companies at the center of a state investigation into crumbling foundations have signed an agreement with the state to stop selling materials or products containing aggregate from Becker's Quarry in Willington until June... Read More

Investigations
Thursday, May 5, 2016 Share
Mom Wants Tracking Device for Child With Down Syndrome

Mom Wants Tracking Device for Child With Down Syndrome

New, advanced tracking technology finally gave a Connecticut mom the peace of mind she sought for her special needs child in school. Then the school district slammed the door on the idea, citing privacy concerns. Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 Share
CT Lawmaker Co-Sponsors Bill on Facial Recognition Software

CT Lawmaker Co-Sponsors Bill on Facial Recognition Software

The NBC Connecticut Troubleshooters brought you the story of facial recognition software possibly being used on you while you shop. Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 Share
Lawmakers Pass Bill to Help With Crumbling Foundations

Lawmakers Pass Bill to Help With Crumbling Foundations

State lawmakers are taking action to try to help hundreds of homeowners struggling with crumbling foundations. Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 Share
Investigation Into Past Complaints of Former HPS Administrator

Investigation Into Past Complaints of Former HPS Administrator

New accusations have surfaced against Eduardo Genao, the former Hartford school administrator who detectives said was texting inappropriate messages to a 13-year-old girl. Read More

Investigations
Monday, May 2, 2016 Share
Silent Signal Gathering Info Through Your TV and Mobile Devices

Silent Signal Gathering Info Through Your TV and Mobile Devices

Some companies may be using your television and your mobile devices to learn a lot more about you. Read More

Investigations
Friday, Apr 29, 2016 Share
State Worker Accused of Stealing SNAP Benefits

State Worker Accused of Stealing SNAP Benefits

An eligibility worker for the Connecticut Department of Social Service was arrested recently, accused of stealing the SNAP benefits he oversees, and the NBC Connecticut Troubleshooters investigated and found this was not an... Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 Share
Phishing Scam Hits Connecticut Girl Scouts

Phishing Scam Hits Connecticut Girl Scouts

The NBC Connecticut Troubleshooters warned of scammers taking aim at employees’ w-2 forms in March, now it has happened again in Hartford. Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 Share
Simsbury Consignment Shop Shuts Down Without a Trace

Simsbury Consignment Shop Shuts Down Without a Trace

As it turns out consignors in Simsbury had no idea the woman they were working with would unexpectedly disappear. Read More

Follow Us

Meet the Team

Get Alerts

Receive the latest stories from the Troubleshooters in your email.

Comcast Cares Day
Join NBC Connecticut and Comcast for the 2016 Comcast Cares Day Electronic Recycling Drive on Saturday, April 30 from 9.a.m to noon in the Westfarms Mall parking lot. Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out