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Sep 21, 2015 Share
Crumbling Foundations: Concrete Company Tells Its Side

Crumbling Foundations: Concrete Company Tells Its Side

J.J. Mottes Company talks for the first time two months into the NBC Connecticut Troubleshooters' investigation into crumbling foundations in eastern Connecticut. Read More

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Sep 17, 2015 Share
State Audit Says DMV Has No 'Disaster Recovery' Plan

State Audit Says DMV Has No 'Disaster Recovery' Plan

Although the Department of Motor Vehicles has spent six years and $26 million on modernizing its computer system, the agency has no "disaster recovery" steps in place in the event of a major malfunction, according to a new... Read More

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Sep 16, 2015 Share
Synthetic Pot: What It's Made of and Why People Are Overdosing

Synthetic Pot: What It's Made of and Why People Are Overdosing

People may think synthetic marijuana is less harmful than the real thing, but police are warning that it's not, and some believe it's much more dangerous. Read More

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Sep 16, 2015 Share
Ashley Madison Investigation Ends in Hartford

Ashley Madison Investigation Ends in Hartford

Hartford auditors will not suggest city leaders block city server access to the Ashley Madison adultery website or other dating sites. Read More

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Sep 15, 2015 Share
Junk Yard Digs: How Your Personal Info Could Be Compromised

Junk Yard Digs: How Your Personal Info Could Be Compromised

You might think you're careful when it comes to protecting your personal information, but did you ever think the crumpled up paper in the back of your car could put you at risk? Read More

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Sep 15, 2015 Share
DMV Reflects on Computer Upgrade a Month After Launch

DMV Reflects on Computer Upgrade a Month After Launch

Officials with the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles said a new computer system rolled out during a major upgrade last month, which resulted in long lines and major frustrations, does work but needs some fine tuning. Read More

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Sep 11, 2015 Share
Options for Homeowners with Crumbling Foundations

Options for Homeowners with Crumbling Foundations

Investigations
Sep 10, 2015 Share
Crumbling Foundations: Repair, Replace or Walk Away?

Crumbling Foundations: Repair, Replace or Walk Away?

What are the options for those affected by crumbling foundations? Troubleshooter George Colli investigates the costs and risks for all of them. Read More

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Sep 9, 2015 Share
Hartford Deputy Fire Chief Suspended Without Pay

Hartford Deputy Fire Chief Suspended Without Pay

A Hartford deputy fire chief who first ran into trouble last winter has been suspended without pay, the NBC Connecticut Troubleshooters have learned. Read More

Investigations
Sep 3, 2015 Share
'Bogus' Letter Targeting Businesses Garners Interest From State, Feds

'Bogus' Letter Targeting Businesses Garners Interest From State, Feds

A Connecticut couple running a small business received an unusual piece of mail two weeks ago: an official-looking letter from the "Division of Corporate Services" that offered to fulfill their "corporation's records requirement"... Read More

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