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Friday, Dec 23, 2016
New E-Cig Explosions Sparking Call for Recall and Regulation

New E-Cig Explosions Sparking Call for Recall and Regulation

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal is again pushing for new regulations on electronic cigarettes. His concern was re-sparked after an e-cig blew up in a Stratford man's face earlier this month and other recent exploding e-cig... Read More

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Friday, Dec 23, 2016
DOL Online System Back Up After Upgrade

DOL Online System Back Up After Upgrade

The state's online unemployment benefit filing system was offline to perform an upgrade but it is back up and running as of Friday morning. Read More

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Thursday, Dec 22, 2016
DOL Online System Shuts Down For Upgrade

DOL Online System Shuts Down For Upgrade

People already concerned about how they'll pay for holiday gifts may be dealing with added frustration in trying to collect unemployment benefits. The state has taken its filing system offline to perform an upgrade. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Dec 15, 2016
Hartford Man Threatens to Post Sex Video, Extorts Ex For Thousands: Police

Hartford Man Threatens to Post Sex Video, Extorts Ex For Thousands: Police

A 37-year-old Hartford man is accused of extorting thousands of dollars from his ex-girlfriend after threatening to post a sex tape the two created. Read More

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Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016
Woman Pleads Guilty in Hospital Identity Theft Case

Woman Pleads Guilty in Hospital Identity Theft Case

NBC Connecticut Troubleshooters have an update to a story we first told you about involving a hospital employee accused of stealing patient’s and other peoples identities. Read More

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Thursday, Dec 15, 2016
Connecticut Leads 20-State Lawsuit Over Drug Pricing

Connecticut Leads 20-State Lawsuit Over Drug Pricing

Six generic drug-makers artificially inflated and manipulated prices to reduce competition for an antibiotic and oral diabetes medication, 20 state attorneys general, led by Connecticut, said in a federal lawsuit filed Thursday. Read More

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Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016
Early Child Care Providers Bracing for 2017 Law

Early Child Care Providers Bracing for 2017 Law

Early child care providers are bracing for a new law in 2017 that impacts staffing and could boost their costs. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Dec 8, 2016
New Britain Dealing With Costs of Train Derailment

New Britain Dealing With Costs of Train Derailment

A new video released by the Department of Transportation shows the moment a freight train derailed in New Britain on Tuesday afternoon. Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016
More Than 1 Factor Might Have Contributed to Unit Closures at Osborn Correctional

More Than 1 Factor Might Have Contributed to Unit Closures at Osborn Correctional

The state is closing four units at Osborn Correctional Institution in Somers that once housed hundreds of inmates. Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016
Pan Am, FRA Investigating New Britain Train Derailment

Pan Am, FRA Investigating New Britain Train Derailment

Two investigations are currently underway to figure out what caused a train derailment in New Britain late Tuesday afternoon. Read More

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