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Tracking Thunderstorms Friday; Holiday Weekend Looking Clear & Sunny

NBC Connecticut meteorologists are tracking thunderstorms that will likely impact the region. Friday morning will feature a mixture of sun and clouds with increased cloud cover through the latter part...

  • first alert weather Jun 27

    Tracking the Potential for Strong Weekend Storms

    NBC Connecticut First Alert meteorologists are tracking the potential for strong to even some severe storms both Saturday and Sunday. Today’s storms are likely to form after 2 or 3 this afternoon and the threat will continue into early evening. The threat for today will be determined by how much sunshine is able to destabilize the atmosphere....
  • reopening connecticut Jun 27

    Conn. COVID-19 Hospitalizations Decrease Overnight After Slight Increase Yesterday

    Coronavirus-related hospitalizations decreased by double digits overnight after increasing slightly for the first time in a month yesterday, according to new numbers released by the state on Saturday. There are currently 106 people hospitalized with COVID-19 including a decrease of 21 since yesterday. Yesterday, coronavirus hospitalizations had inc...
  • Chester Jun 27

    Investigation Underway After Hartford Police Chief Involved in Accident in Chester

    An investigation is underway after the police chief of Hartford was involved in an accident in his department-issued vehicle on the highway in Chester last month, according to a state police official and a Hartford police investigative report obtained by NBC Connecticut. A report from the City of Hartford said Police Chief Jason Thody was driving h...
  • hebron harvest fair Jun 27

    Hebron Harvest Fair Cancels What Would Have Been 50th Anniversary Amid COVID-19 Concerns

    The Hebron Lions announced today that they voted to postpone this year’s Harvest Fair amid COVID-19 concerns. “Our membership of over 60 members, who volunteer year-round to put the fair on and other events held out as long as we could hoping things would change faster than they have,” Superintendent of the Hebron Harvest Fair Rus...
  • New Britain Jun 27

    Two of New Britain's City Pools Reopen With Modified Rules

    Beating the heat just got easier in New Britain as two of the city’s pools are now open for the season. Town leaders said they still want to provide residents with the opportunity to enjoy the water as long as they comply with some of the modified rules to keep everyone safe. It starts with swim lessons where residents...

  • Wallingford Jun 27

    House of Heroes Provides Assistance for Purple Heart Recipient in Wallingford

    House of Heroes Connecticut is back to making a difference in the lives of veterans around the state. The COVID-19 pandemic sidelined the organization for the first part of the year. The organization bounced back in June, helping to organize a veteran food drive and completing the first home improvement project of the year. House of Heroes voluntee...
  • Ledyard Jun 27

    1 Injured in Crash on Route 12 in Ledyard

    One person is injured after a crash on Route 12 in Ledyard on Saturday. Police said the crash on Route 12 was between the Groton line and Long Cove Road. The road was temporarily closed while officers investigated the crash. According to police, one person was injured in the crash. Authorities did not release the extent of the person’s injuri...
  • coronavirus in connecticut Jun 27

    Coronavirus Visitor Bans Renew Interest in Nursing Home Cameras

    Visitation bans at nursing homes have renewed interest in legislation that would allow families to put remote cameras inside the facilities to help see how loved ones are doing. Before the pandemic, cameras were seen as a way to identify elder abuse and neglect. But now, many hope they could bring comfort after visitation bans imposed to stem ...
  • Bridgeport Jun 27

    Police Identify Man Killed in Bridgeport Motorcycle Crash

    Police have identified the 26-year-old man who passed away after his motorcycle collided with a car in Bridgeport Friday night. Rushane A. Frazer passed away from injuries sustained in a late nigh crash after being transported to Bridgeport Hospital, said officials. Bridgeport patrol officers and Bridgeport firefighters responded to the scene after...
  • Norwalk Jun 27

    Norwalk Police Offer Reward for Information About Murder From 2006

    Norwalk police are continuing to investigate a murder from 2006 and are now offering a reward for information that leads to the arrest of whoever is responsible. Police said there is a $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever is responsible for murdering Laray “Mookie” Moore. Moore was shot and kill...
  • illegal fireworks Jun 27

    Meriden Police Seize $5K in Illegal Fireworks

    Meriden police seized $5,000 worth of illegal fireworks while investigating complaints into fireworks activity in the Bunker Avenue area. Police said Thursday night into early Friday morning they received multiple complaints about fireworks in the area. Investigators applied for a search and seizure warrant and found the fireworks on the property a...
  • new haven Jun 27

    Teenager Injured in New Haven Shooting

    Police said a 19-year-old motorcyclist was shot in New Haven Friday night. The incident occurred just before 9:00 p.m. on Hallock Avenue between Third and Fourth streets in the Hill neighborhood. Police said the man was shot in the legs while on his motorcycle. He was transported to the hospital and is in stable condition, according to police. Poli...
  • Mystic Jun 27

    Police Investigate Domestic Incident at Hotel in Mystic

    Police are investigating after what they say appears to be a domestic incident at Howard Johnson in Mystic. The incident occurred at approximately 7:44 p.m. Friday night on Greenmanville Avenue. One person was transported to the hospital with injuries, according to police. Police are investigating the incident. No additional information was immedia...
  • Kiana Brown Jun 27

    Family of Shooting Victim Kiana Brown Calls for Change

    Last Wednesday, 19-year-old Kiana Brown would have gotten up and headed to a new manager’s position at a Milford restaurant.  “The day that she was taken from us was the day she was to return back to work due to the coronavirus and the pandemic,” said Rev. D’Hati Burgess, Brown’s uncle.   Tragically, Brown was killed by a gunshot......
  • Education Jun 26

    Superintendents React To Governor's Return To School Guidelines

    School superintendents around the state today began the process of understanding the governor’s recommended return to school guidelines. On Thursday, Governor Lamont along with Education Commissioner Miguel Cardona provided recommendations. Among them, masks would be required of students and social distancing incorporated. Temperature and COVID-19 ...
  • racial equality Jun 26

    ‘Black Is Beautiful': Connecticut Breweries Join Nationwide Initiative

    Connecticut brewers are joining a nationwide movement to support racial equality by doing what they do best: brewing beer. “It is a beautiful cause,” said Michael Zaccaro, co-owner of Tox Brewing Company in New London. Tox Brewing is one of eight breweries in Connecticut that are now brewing the “Black is Beautiful” beer. &#...
  • inspections Jun 26

    Health Inspectors Face Daunting Task As Connecticut Reopens

    When dining out, your safety starts long before your plate arrives at the table.  Temperature checks on the food, the freezer, and the fridge are important. To kill a virus, so is the temperature of the water cleaning your plate. Jeff Vecchitto, a sanitarian for the Central Connecticut Health District, tests the temperature of the water in the...
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