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Investigations
Monday, Sep 9, 2019
The Cost of Teaching Part 1: Teacher Spending and Supplies

The Cost of Teaching Part 1: Teacher Spending and Supplies

Connecticut teachers give so much of their time and their energy to their students, but hundreds of local educators told NBC Connecticut Investigates that they are giving a lot of their own money, too. How much is too much? Read More

Investigations
Monday, Sep 9, 2019
Crumbling Basement Assistance Program Releases Data On Millions In State Aid at Work

Crumbling Basement Assistance Program Releases Data On Millions In State Aid at Work

The state program assisting people with defective concrete basements has released new data on its work. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Sep 5, 2019
Crumbling Foundations Stuck in Funding Limbo

Crumbling Foundations Stuck in Funding Limbo

Connecticut’s elected leaders pledged $100 million in $20 million annual portions to address the crumbling concrete basements across central and northeastern Connecticut, but an inability to release the money in a timely manner has... Read More

Investigations
Friday, Aug 30, 2019
Last Defendant in Whiting Patient Abuse Case Is Sentenced

Last Defendant in Whiting Patient Abuse Case Is Sentenced

The last of 10 defendants in a high-profile case of patient abuse at Whiting Forensic Hospital was sentenced Friday. Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019
Patient Death at Connecticut Valley Hospital: Sources

Patient Death at Connecticut Valley Hospital: Sources

Sources have told NBC Connecticut Investigates that doctors and administrators have been scrambling to get more information on why a patient at our state psychiatric facility died over the weekend. Read More

Investigations
Monday, Aug 26, 2019
East Hartford Principal Steps Down Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

East Hartford Principal Steps Down Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

A central Connecticut magnet school will soon begin the academic year without a new principal. Read More

Investigations
Friday, Aug 23, 2019
Eversource No Longer Charging Crumbling Basement Owners Reactivation Fee

Eversource No Longer Charging Crumbling Basement Owners Reactivation Fee

Eversource has re-evaluated its policy of charging hundreds of dollars in natural gas reactivation fees to Connecticut homeowners replacing their crumbling basements, and will no longer do so. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Aug 22, 2019
Former Whiting Employee Avoids Prison Time

Former Whiting Employee Avoids Prison Time

Former Whiting Forensic employee Michael Presnick will not face any prison time if he stays out of trouble the next two years. Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019
DMHAS Employee Dismissed For Running Business On State Time

DMHAS Employee Dismissed For Running Business On State Time

The Connecticut Department of Mental Health And Addiction Services has fired an employee for doing work for his personal business on state time. Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019
Funding Failures Prompt Early Exit of Foundation Program Leader

Funding Failures Prompt Early Exit of Foundation Program Leader

The person overseeing the program helping so many suffering from concrete crumbling beneath their homes told NBC Connecticut Investigates he is stepping down earlier than planned. Read More

Top Investigations
  • 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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