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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...

Dec 29, 2017

NYC Fire Dept. Tips for Keeping Kids From Starting Fires

NYC Fire Dept. Tips for Keeping Kids From Starting Fires

A fire that killed at least a dozen people in the Bronx this week was sparked by a child playing with a stove, authorities say. Kitchen fires make up 50 percent of all apartment fires and they’re the leading...

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 FIRST ALERT: Strong to Severe Storms Possible Wednesday
FIRST ALERT: Strong to Severe Storms Possible Wednesday

A round of strong to severe storms could move through Connecticut Wednesday afternoon and evening.

State Officials Cannot Confirm Alligator Sighting in East Lyme
State Officials Cannot Confirm Alligator Sighting in East Lyme

The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection responded to a report of an alligator sighting in Powers Lake in East Lyme Tuesday and said they cannot confirm that there was an alligator.

Dangerous Heat Expected This Weekend
Dangerous Heat Expected This Weekend

NBC Connecticut Meteorologists have issued a First Alert for extreme heat expected this weekend.

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

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Facing Censure, Trump Insists 'Not a Racist Bone in My Body'
Facing Censure, Trump Insists 'Not a Racist Bone in My Body'

Defiant in the face of widespread censure, President Donald Trump insisted Tuesday that his tweets suggesting four Democratic congresswomen of color return to their countries "were NOT Racist," and he appealed...

Cape Cod Beach Closed to Swimming Due to Shark Sighting
Cape Cod Beach Closed to Swimming Due to Shark Sighting

Head of the Meadow Beach in Truro, Massachusetts has been closed to swimming for one hour after a great white shark was spotted late Tuesday morning. According to the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy's...