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Oct 8, 2018

NBC Connecticut Responds to Your Consumer Complaints

NBC Connecticut Responds to Your Consumer Complaints

Introducing NBC Connecticut's new consumer unit, NBC Connecticut Responds. It's our new commitment to viewers. No call, email or question to our consumer hotline will go unanswered when it comes to your consumer...

Jun 5, 2019

Waterford Man Gets The Runaround Trying To Get His Refund

Waterford Man Gets The Runaround Trying To Get His Refund

NBC Connecticut Responds helped a Waterford man get his refund after Best Buy’s Geek Squad service tech couldn’t assist him with his email problem.

May 30, 2019

Monroe Man Says There Was Disconnect Over Defective Mobile Devices

Monroe Man Says There Was Disconnect Over Defective Mobile Devices

A Monroe man said he bought two defective mobile Wi-Fi hot spots and found it nearly impossible to return them, until NBC Connecticut Responds stepped in to help.

May 22, 2019

Be Careful How You Book: BBB Has Warning for Travelers

Be Careful How You Book: BBB Has Warning for Travelers

The Better Business Bureau says travel schemes are a growing trend as we head into the summer season and warns consumers to be careful.

May 17, 2019

Romance Schemes Are On The Rise, Costing Online Daters Millions

Romance Schemes Are On The Rise, Costing Online Daters Millions

Catfishing is a growing trend in the cyberworld as scammers create fake profiles to fish people into relationships for love and money.

May 19, 2019

Madison Couple Hits A Major Snag With Home Flooring Project

Madison Couple Hits A Major Snag With Home Flooring Project

A Madison couple reached out to NBC Connecticut Responds after they experienced a $31,000 problem replacing their home flooring.

May 15, 2019

Insurance Reimbursement for Storm Damage Came Slowly For Some

Insurance Reimbursement for Storm Damage Came Slowly For Some

A year after four tornadoes, a macroburst and a microburst ripped through Connecticut, some homeowners are still managing renovations and cleanup, and dealing with insurance holdups.

May 9, 2019

Cyber Florists: Do You Know Where Your Delivery Is Coming From?

Cyber Florists: Do You Know Where Your Delivery Is Coming From?

More and more people are turning to flowers for Mother’s Day or any other occasion, but as more of the industry goes online it may not be clear exactly where those flowers are coming from or what you’re going to...

May 7, 2019

Six Burn Victims Sue Over Exploding Cans of Cooking Spray

Six Burn Victims Sue Over Exploding Cans of Cooking Spray

A New York City woman is suing over an explosion she blames on a can of household cooking spray that ignited her hair and left her horribly burned. Five similar lawsuits involving plaintiffs across the...

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 FIRST ALERT: Severe Thunderstorm Watch in Effect For Entire State
FIRST ALERT: Severe Thunderstorm Watch in Effect For Entire State

A round of strong to severe storms are moving through Connecticut this afternoon and evening and severe thunderstorm warnings have been issued for Fairfield, New Haven, Middlesex, and New London counties.

Man Killed When Tree Branch Falls on Car in Fairfield
Man Killed When Tree Branch Falls on Car in Fairfield

A Southington man was killed when a tree branch fell on his car during storms in Fairfield Wednesday.

Teen Rescued from Park River in Hartford
Teen Rescued from Park River in Hartford

Emergency crews responded to Pope Park in Hartford to rescue a teen stuck in rushing waters near the culvert Wednesday evening.

3 Advantages of a Smart Home Security System
3 Advantages of a Smart Home Security System

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House Holds 2 Trump Officials in Contempt in Census Dispute
House Holds 2 Trump Officials in Contempt in Census Dispute

The Democratic-controlled House voted Wednesday to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas related to a decision to add a citizenship question to...

7 Children Hospitalized for Heat-Related Illness at Carnival
7 Children Hospitalized for Heat-Related Illness at Carnival

Seven children were taken to the hospital after feeling sick because of dehydration and heat during the Summer Camp Carnival Day trip, according to Newington Parks and Recreation.