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Tests Show Elevated PFAS Levels in Farmington River Fish

Tests Show Elevated PFAS Levels in Farmington River Fish

The Connecticut Department of Public Health is keeping its warning not to eat fish from parts of the Farmington River after tests showed elevated levels of the chemical PFAS in those fish. Read More

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Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017
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Friday, Oct 11, 2019
Internal Affairs Documents Outline Disciplinary Charges Against HPD Officer

Internal Affairs Documents Outline Disciplinary Charges Against HPD Officer

There are new details on internal discipline a Hartford police officer is facing after he started a sexual relationship with a teenage girl he arrested in April. Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Oct 9, 2019
Feds Taking Action Against Company Holding House Flipping Seminars

Feds Taking Action Against Company Holding House Flipping Seminars

The Federal Trade Commission filed a complaint and obtained a temporary restraining order against a company holding real estate house flipping seminars featuring endorsements by television stars Tarek and Christina of HGTV’s “Flip... Read More

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Friday, Oct 4, 2019
Preliminary Test Results Show PFAS Chemicals in Fish From Farmington River

Preliminary Test Results Show PFAS Chemicals in Fish From Farmington River

Preliminary testing results detected elevated levels of PFAS chemicals in fish from the Farmington River after firefighting foam spilled into the river from Bradley International Airport in June. Read More

Investigations
Friday, Oct 4, 2019
State OK With Limited Texts to 911

State OK With Limited Texts to 911

It’s been a year since the rollout of text to 911 in Connecticut, and few people have been using it. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Oct 3, 2019
What's in the Water? The Dangers of PFAS

What's in the Water? The Dangers of PFAS

A chemical spill into the Farmington River has become the catalyst for one of Connecticut’s most pressing environmental health threats. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Oct 3, 2019
Digital Exclusive: What is PFAS?

Digital Exclusive: What is PFAS?

PFAS, known as “forever chemicals,” have been linked to health risks ranging from developmental effects in fetuses and infants and certain forms of cancer.  

Investigations
Tuesday, Oct 1, 2019
Sick Puppies and Unacceptable Conditions: Former Employees Speak Out About Animal Rescue

Sick Puppies and Unacceptable Conditions: Former Employees Speak Out About Animal Rescue

Former employees of a troubled Connecticut animal rescue say there were told to lie about sick animals and conditions at the facility, and worry that state inspectors didn’t do enough to help. Read More

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Monday, Sep 30, 2019
Sick Puppies and Unacceptable Conditions: Documents Show Troubled History of Connecticut Animal Rescue

Sick Puppies and Unacceptable Conditions: Documents Show Troubled History of Connecticut Animal Rescue

An animal rescue that was shut down in Danbury is under investigation after reopening in Wolcott. Police there started their inquiry into Tails of Courage after someone claimed their new puppy died just hours after it was... Read More

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  • An Old Pipe Caused a Massive Blast. Then Came the Acid Leak

    Thousands of pounds of deadly hydrofluoric acid escaped into the atmosphere following the massive June 21 blast at the now-shuttered gas refinery in South Philadelphia, according to a new federal report.

  • California Regulator Orders PG&E to Fix Power Shutoff Plan

    The head of California's Public Utilities Commission on Monday ordered PG&E to revamp its power shutdown program to avoid the kind of chaos and breakdowns that were evident in last week’s planned blackouts. The power shutdown...

  • Elder Abuse Cases Likely to Remain 'Open' Investigations

    Every year more than 9,000 cases of elder abuse are reported in San Diego County and data shows the crime is often underreported and difficult to fight in court, leaving a majority of cases "open" investigations. Experts...

  • ICE Agents Violate Rules That Protect Immigrant Vets

    Even though the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency has policies in place that can protect immigrant U.S. veterans from deportation, NBC Bay Area’s Investigative Unit has learned that ICE officials have not regularly...

  • Delta Employee Arrested in $250,000 Heist at JFK Airport

    A Delta Airlines employee has been arrested in connection with the case of $250,000 in cash that apparently vanished from John F. Kennedy Airport as it was being transferred onto one of the airline's flights en route to Florida, a...

  • Brain Exams Aim to Predict Violent Behavior, Stop Killers

    Cutting-edge research is revealing new ways to potentially prevent violent acts, including mass shootings, years before the thought of violence ever crosses the minds of murderers. A study of roughly 1,000 prisoners revealed...

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Closer to Free Ride 2019
Closer to Free Ride 2019
NBC Connecticut is proud to be connecting you with the Closer to Free Ride presented by Bank of America, on Saturday, September 7. "Connecticut’s Best Ride" ride benefits Smilow Cancer Hospital and Yale Cancer... Read more
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