<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - Connecticut News]]>Copyright 2018 https://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut https://www.nbcconnecticut.com en-usSun, 16 Dec 2018 00:36:16 -0500Sun, 16 Dec 2018 00:36:16 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Man in Critical Condition After Stabbing in Enfield ]]> Sat, 15 Dec 2018 19:03:20 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Untitled64.png
A man is in critical condition following a stabbing at a home on Robbin Road in Enfield Saturday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Person Hit by Falling Tree in Tolland: FD]]> Sat, 15 Dec 2018 15:36:30 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Police+Lights+Generic+NBC4_17.jpg
Firefighters were called to Loehr Road in Tolland after getting a report of a person who was hit by a falling tree on Saturday afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[School Officials, Police Investigate Second Threat Involving Wallingford Schools]]> Sat, 15 Dec 2018 12:04:40 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AP_17221698295925.jpg
A second threat involving Wallingford schools was reported on Friday night, just hours after a high school student was arrested for allegedly posting an alarming message on Snapchat.

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<![CDATA[Police Work to ID Bank Robbery Suspect in Vernon]]> Sat, 15 Dec 2018 10:35:59 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Vernon+Bank+Robbery+Suspect+Finished+121518.jpg
Vernon Police are trying to identify a bank robbery suspect on Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Fire Breaks Out at East Hampton Junkyard ]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 23:18:53 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/EAST+HAMPTON+FIRE+CROPPED.jpg
Multiple departments responded when fire broke out at an East Hampton junkyard Friday.

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<![CDATA[Students Wear PJs to Support Children Battling Cancer]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 19:38:53 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/PJ+DAY.jpg
Children at hundreds of schools and businesses across Connecticut traded their usual clothes for pajamas Friday to help raise money for children battling cancer at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.

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<![CDATA[Donations Pour In for The Ana Grace Project Love Wins Drive]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 18:51:21 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/LOVE+WINS+DRIVE.jpg
The Ana Grace Project partnered with the Consolidated School District of New Britain and CCSU to collect toys, winter clothing, toiletries, and food for New Britain families in need.

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<![CDATA[Vigil Honors East Lyme Woman Killed in Motel Stabbing]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 23:34:51 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/CANDLELIGHT+VIGIL+WITH+INSET.jpg
Loved ones of an East Lyme woman police say was killed by her boyfriend gathered at a silent candlelight vigil for her and all victims of domestic violence Friday.

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<![CDATA[Football Helps Bloomfield Family Through Troubled Times]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 18:50:34 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/BLOOMFIELD+FOOTBALL+2.jpg
Bloomfield football earned their ninth state championship this season. And while having your family in the stands for a title showdown may seem like a given, for one Warhawks team leader it wasn’t always...

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<![CDATA[Remembering the Sandy Hook Victims]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 15:36:22 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/sandy_hook_five_years_later.jpg
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<![CDATA[Men Stole Packages From West Hartford Homes: Police]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 23:33:27 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/WEST+HARTFORD+PKG+THEFT+SUSPECTS.jpg
Two Hartford men are accused of stealing packages from homes in West Hartford.

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<![CDATA[Man Hit Person With Ax Handle at Hamden Gas Station: Police]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 13:16:05 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Jesus+Massa+Nunez+Hamden+gas+station+assault.jpg
Police have arrested a man who is accused of hitting a person with an ax handle during an argument at a Hamden gas station last month.

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<![CDATA[Man in Wheelchair Struck By Car in Westport]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 12:50:30 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/westport+police.JPG
A man in a wheelchair was struck by a car in Westport Thursday night and has serious injuries, according to police.]]>
<![CDATA[Lyman Hall Student Arrested After ‘Alarming’ Snapchat Post]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 13:21:47 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/lyman+hall+high+2.jpg
School officials in Wallingford said a high school student has been arrested after an investigation into an alarming message that was posted on Snapchat.

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<![CDATA[Chemical Spill Forces Evacuations at New Haven School]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 15:03:20 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/common-ground-hazmat.jpg
Students were evacuated from part of Common Ground High School in New Haven Friday morning after a small chemical spill.

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<![CDATA[Middletown Principal Celebrates Students With Pancakes]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 09:58:08 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Middletown_Principal_Celebrates_Students_With_Pancakes.jpg
A school principal in Middletown is celebrating students who good deeds by taking them out for breakfast and spending time with them. See the inspiring story.]]>
<![CDATA[Suspect in Murder of Bethel Woman Taken Into Custody in Ohio]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:37:48 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Brandon+Roberts+Bridgeport+police.jpg
The suspect in the murder of a 25-year-old Bethel woman in Bridgeport last week has been taken into custody in Ohio as a fugitive from justice. Police said they expect that he will be extradited back to...

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<![CDATA[School Bus Involved in Crash in East Hartford, No Injuries Reported]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 11:40:34 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Breaking-News-Intro-1200x675.jpg
A car hit a school bus in East Hartford Friday morning and the students who were on the bus were not injured, according to police.

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<![CDATA[Colchester Man Killed in Lebanon Crash]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:55:45 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Ambulance-Connecticut-Generic.jpg
A 22-year-old Colchester man has died after a crash in Lebanon Thursday night.

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<![CDATA[Clerk Fights Off Alleged Robber in Hartford]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 16:42:08 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/noah-ryan-robbery-suspect.jpg
A gunshot went off when a clerk fought with a person who was trying to rob a store in Hartford Thursday night, according to police, and the clerk managed to take the suspect’s gun and hit him in the head...

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<![CDATA[Hartford Mom Granted Last-Minute Stay of Deportation]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 06:48:22 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Hartford_Mom_Granted_Stay_of_Deportation.jpg
A Hartford mother said she’s been granted a stay of deportation hours before she was set to be deported back to London.]]>
<![CDATA[Bomb Threat Hoax: How Easy Is It to Track Down the Culprits?]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 22:46:11 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/computer-keyboard-generic-0.jpg
Community after community across the country dealt with apparent email bomb threats Thursday, which disrupted lives and tied up police.]]>
<![CDATA[Delta Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Bradley Airport]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 07:16:01 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/DELTA+FLIGHT+PROBLEM.jpg
A Delta flight from Bradley International Airport destined for Atlanta had to turn around after an in-flight emergency.

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<![CDATA[Hartford Church Delivers 'Groceries on God' to Unsuspecting Families]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 23:33:34 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GROCERIES+ON+GOD.jpg
The holiday season just got a little more cheerful for residents in the capital city thanks to some surprise donations from a Hartford church.

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<![CDATA[Fire Breaks Out at Hamden Condo Complex]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 22:04:38 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/HAMDEN+FIRE+FLAMES.jpg
Several people are out of their homes after flames broke out twice at the same condominium complex on Townhouse Road in Hamden Thursday.

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<![CDATA[1-Year-Old Child Nearly Impaled in Vt. Highway Incident]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 20:27:26 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/VT+Rebar+1213.jpg
Vermont State Police investigated a scary close call in Colchester, when a piece of flying construction material smashed through a car’s rear window and nearly impaled a one-year-old child inside.This happened...

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<![CDATA[Stolen Tree Meant to Decorate Grave Returned to Family]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 09:22:35 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/HEBRON+TREE1.jpg
Every year, a Hebron family puts up a small Christmas tree with ornaments next to their son’s headstone. This year it was stolen, but after two days and a community outcry on Facebook, they got it back.

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<![CDATA[13-Year-Old Posted Threatening Message on Social Media: PD]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 18:04:24 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/new+britain+police+generic+4.jpg
A 13-year-old is accused of posting a threatening message regarding Pulaski Middle School in New Britain.]]>
<![CDATA[Scammers Can Spoof Your Own Phone Number]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 18:48:54 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/20141177+FSFin+Neighbor+Spoofing.jpg
Neighbor spoofing – taking outgoing caller ID to look like a local number - is a common technique used by scammers. In some cases, the number that appears on your caller ID could even be your own.

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<![CDATA[Love Wins Drive Collects Donations for New Britain Families]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 09:55:34 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/LOVE+WINS+DRIVE.jpg
NBC Connecticut is proud to partner with Central Connecticut State University and the Ana Grace Project to support the Love Wins Community Drive.

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<![CDATA[School Resource Officers Return to Meriden Middle Schools]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 11:30:40 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Meriden+School+Resource+Officer.jpg
Steep budget cuts totaling $453,983 forced the Meriden Police Department to pull three police officers out of the schools in September and put them back on patrol.

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<![CDATA[First Alert: Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Parts of the State]]> Sat, 15 Dec 2018 18:50:37 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Sunday+Into+Monday+121518+Wx+Advisory.png
The NBC Connecticut meteorologists have issued a First Alert for icy conditions and some snow expected Sunday into Monday morning.

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<![CDATA[Plainfield Memorial School to Reopen in January]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 15:23:11 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/Plainfield_Memorial_School_to_Reopen_in_January.jpg
Students will return to Plainfield Memorial School in January, months after fire damaged the building.]]>
<![CDATA[Schools, Businesses Across CT Receive Emailed Bomb Threats]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 12:02:22 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/CROMWELL+MIDDLE+SCHOOL.jpg
As law enforcement authorities across the country respond to a wave of bomb threats, many of which are by email, several similar investigations are underway in Connecticut.

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<![CDATA[Manchester Police Looking Into Whether Robbery Is Connected to One in Windsor]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:08:09 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Manchester+Xtramart+Robbery+12132018.jpg
Manchester police are investigating an armed robbery this morning and said it might be connected to a robbery in Windsor and police chase into Hartford.

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<![CDATA[Tolland Might Need to Rebuild Elementary School ]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 13:00:51 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Foundation_of_Tolland_School_is_Crumbling.jpg
The only elementary school in Tolland might need to be rebuilt after cracks were found in the foundation.]]>
<![CDATA[School, Police Investigate Racist Video in Southington]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 18:49:24 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/southington-high-school-generic.jpg
Southington school officials and Southington police are both investigating a racist video allegedly made by a Southington High School student.

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<![CDATA[Water Main Break Causes Huge Sinkhole in New Britain]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 23:28:29 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/New+Britain+Chestnut+Street+sinkhole+water+main+break.jpg
Crews have been working for hours in the cold after a water main break caused a huge sinkhole on Chestnut Street in New Britain Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Police Investigating Untimely Death in Vernon]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 11:05:51 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Vernon+police+generic.jpg
Police are investigating an untimely death on Ellington Avenue in Vernon and said the person might have been dead for a while.

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<![CDATA[Wexler-Grant School in New Haven Dismisses Early After Fire]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:32:59 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Wexler+School+New+Haven.jpg
Wexler-Grant Community School on Foote Street in New Haven is dismissing at 12:10 p.m. after a fire, according to fire officials.

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<![CDATA[Windsor Robbery Suspect Being Questioned After Police Chase]]> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:11:12 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Robert+Shepard+Jr.+Farmington+and+Owen.jpg
The man accused of robbing a store in Windsor and leading police on a chase into Hartford Thursday morning has been arrested.

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<![CDATA[Greenwich Childcare Worker Accused of Force-Feeding Baby]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 06:52:09 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Greenwich+Police+Karen+Van+Tobel.jpg
An employee of a childcare facility in Greenwich has been arrested after police investigated allegations of her force-feeding a 17-month-old baby.

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