<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - Connecticut News]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.comen-usTue, 24 Oct 2017 05:50:31 -0400Tue, 24 Oct 2017 05:50:31 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Wet Leaves Could Lead to Problems During Storm]]> Tue, 24 Oct 2017 05:40:04 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Wet_Leaves_Could_Lead_to_Problems_During_Storm.jpg
With gusty winds and heavy rain in the forecast Tuesday and Wednesday, wet leaves could become a problem for gutters and storm drains.]]>
<![CDATA[New Haven Police Investigate Homicide on Richard Street]]> Tue, 24 Oct 2017 05:42:13 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/RICHARD-ST-NEW-HAVEN-HOMICIDE.jpg
A man is dead after a shooting on Richard Street in New Haven Monday.

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<![CDATA[Lawmakers Reach Bi-Partisan Budget Agreement]]> Tue, 24 Oct 2017 05:34:22 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Day_110_Without_a_State_Budget.jpg
After 115 days without a budget, leaders from both parties have announced an agreement on a spending plan for the next two years.

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<![CDATA[Man Robs Packaging Store in Bristol: Police]]> Mon, 23 Oct 2017 23:07:25 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Macy%27s+Bristol.JPG
A man was caught on camera robbing a packaging store in Bristol on Sunday morning.

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<![CDATA[Man Arrested in Enfield After Leading Police on Chase]]> Mon, 23 Oct 2017 22:58:58 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Javon-Alston.JPG
A man was arrested in Enfield after leading police on a chase on Monday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[These Are the 20 Best Colleges in America, Study Says]]> Mon, 23 Oct 2017 21:40:42 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/180*120/Princeton+University1.jpg
Five New England schools have landed on a new list of America's best colleges and universities.

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<![CDATA[Region 10 Superintendent Apologizes for Questionable Video]]> Tue, 24 Oct 2017 05:08:50 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/219*120/Alan+Beitman1.JPG
The superintendent of Region 10 Public Schools is apologizing for his participation in what was supposed to be a humorous video, tracked down by THE NBC Connecticut Troubleshooters.]]>
<![CDATA[JetBlue Flight Diverted to JFK After Hitting Birds in Boston]]> Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:04:05 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/187*120/JEt_Blue_Vuelos.jpg
A JetBlue plane struck some birds after taking off from Boston Logan International Airport on Monday.

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<![CDATA[Propane Gas Sparks Explosion at Spring Hill Inn in Mansfield]]> Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:26:56 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/MANSFIELD-GAS-EXPLOSION.jpg
Several people were hurt after an explosion at the Spring Hill Inn in Mansfield Saturday, according to Connecticut State Police.

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<![CDATA[State Police Search For East Haddam Assault Suspect]]> Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:56:52 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Jared-Rennie-east-haddam.jpg
State police are searching for a man involved in an alleged assault in East Haddam on Sunday morning.

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<![CDATA[Racist Email Sent From Wilcox HS Teacher's Hacked Account: School]]> Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:02:47 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Wilcox+High+School.JPG
A racist letter was sent out from a high school teacher's email account that appeared to be hacked, the state's department of education said.

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<![CDATA[Busy West Hartford Road Closed After Car Hits Utility Pole]]> Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:33:10 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/boulevard-crash-west-hartford.jpg
A busy intersection in West Hartford will be closed for hours after a car slammed into a utility pole.

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<![CDATA[Lawmakers Meet to Finalize Funding Details for Potential State Budget]]> Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:32:17 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/hartford_capitol.jpg
Lawmakers met on Monday to craft the final details of a bipartisan budget deal.

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<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut on Amazon Devices: 'Alexa, Tell Me The News']]> Thu, 04 May 2017 14:03:04 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Amazon-echo.jpg
There's a new way to find out what's going on in Connecticut: Ask Alexa. Amazon Echo and Dot owners can now listen to top stories from NBC Connecticut through Alexa's Flash Briefing.

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<![CDATA[Parts of Roads in Hartford Closed Due to Gas Leak]]> Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:01:48 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Police-Lights-Connecticut-Generic.jpg
Police said lanes on two streets in Hartford are closed due to a gas leak.

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<![CDATA[Danbury Woman Has Been Missing Since Friday: Police ]]> Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:44:53 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Laelcira+Delima.jpg
Danbury police are searching for a 53-year-old local woman who has been missing since Friday.

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<![CDATA[Police Search for Man Who Allegedly Bit Victim’s Lower Lip Off]]> Mon, 23 Oct 2017 15:53:12 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Justin+Ryals+1200.jpg
Middletown police are looking for a man who is accused of attacking someone and biting the victim’s lower lip off.

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<![CDATA[Suspect Tried to Enter Homes in Ellington: State Police]]> Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:34:58 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/ELLINGTON-SUSPECT.jpg
Connecticut State Police are trying to identify a suspect who attempted to enter homes in Ellington Sunday evening.

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<![CDATA[Three Teens Charged in New Canaan Car Theft]]> Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:43:22 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/connecticut+state+police+barracks1.jpg
State police have arrested three teens in connection the theft of a BMW from New Canaan after finding the group and the car in Southbury.

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<![CDATA[Fog Caused Issues for Morning Commute]]> Mon, 23 Oct 2017 11:36:36 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Fog_Caused_Issues_for_Morning_Commute.jpg
Fog created issues for the morning commute Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[3 Teens Accused of BMW Theft in Southbury]]> Mon, 23 Oct 2017 11:36:06 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/3_Teens_Accused_of_BMW_Theft_in_Southbury.jpg
Three teens have been arrested after a stolen BMW was found in Southbury.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Dies in Waterbury Crash on I-84]]> Mon, 23 Oct 2017 22:44:33 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/WATERBURY-UP-CLOSE.jpg
One man died after a crash on Interstate 84 in Waterbury on Monday.

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<![CDATA[Pedestrian Hit in Stamford Parking Lot in Critical Condition]]> Mon, 23 Oct 2017 09:56:11 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/stamford+police+cruiser+generic.jpg
A 50-year-old man who was hit in a parking lot in Stamford Friday morning is in critical condition, according to police.

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<![CDATA[Police Investigating Bomb Threat in Bloomfield]]> Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:00:10 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/bloomfield+police+generic.jpg
Jacobs Vehicle Systems on East Dudley Town Road in Bloomfield was evacuated Monday morning after a bomb threat was called in, but nothing suspicious was found.]]>
<![CDATA[Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Ledyard Crash]]> Mon, 23 Oct 2017 07:10:59 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/LEDYARD-CRASH-SCENE.jpg
A Groton man suffered serious injuries in a motorcycle crash on Route 214 in Ledyard Saturday.

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<![CDATA[New Haven Police Investigate Stabbing]]> Mon, 23 Oct 2017 06:31:11 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/nhpdfoundation04232015.jpg
New Haven police are investigating after a woman was stabbed on Valley Street Sunday.

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<![CDATA[I-91 South Clear After Tractor-Trailer, Box Truck Crash]]> Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:12:41 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/BOX-TRUCK-CRASH-91.jpg
There were major delays on Interstate 91 South for hours after a tractor-trailer and a box truck collided in Cromwell.

Photo Credit: Connecticut Department of Transportation]]>
<![CDATA[Our New Home Page: What You Need to Know]]> Fri, 03 Jun 2016 00:45:10 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/cthomepage1.jpg
Giving you the information you need as fast as possible — that’s the guiding principle for the new NBCConnecticut.com home page, which has been revamped to highlight live video and the news you need to...
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<![CDATA[3 Displaced After House Fire in Norwalk]]> Mon, 23 Oct 2017 05:46:14 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/Fire-Generic9.jpg
Three people were displaced Sunday by a house fire in Norwalk.]]>
<![CDATA[Norwich PD Seeks 'Armed and Dangerous' Home Invasion Suspect]]> Mon, 23 Oct 2017 11:37:56 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Brandon-Uzialko.jpg
Norwich police are searching for a suspect in a stabbing and home invasion that occurred Saturday and warn that the suspect is considered armed and dangerous.

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<![CDATA[FIRST ALERT: Heavy Rain and Gusty Winds Today and Tomorrow]]> Tue, 24 Oct 2017 05:43:48 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/wildtuesdayweather.jpg
NBC Connecticut meteorologists have issued a First Alert ahead of heavy rain and gusty winds expected starting Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Registered Sex Offender Charged With Repeat Offense: PD]]> Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:34:57 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/KEVIN-DUVERGER-SCENE.JPG
West Hartford police have arrested a registered sex offender after a 9-year-old girl told investigators that a stranger grabbed her, put her on his lap and started kissing her neck, according to police.

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<![CDATA[Student Charged After Post With Threat to Mansfield Middle School ]]> Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:15:11 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/MANSFIELD-MIDDLE-SCHOOOL.jpg
Connecticut State Police will be present at Mansfield Middle School Monday morning after officials learned of a threatening social media post.

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<![CDATA[New Britain Police Trying to ID Pedestrian Struck by Car]]> Mon, 23 Oct 2017 08:05:46 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/NEW-BRITAIN-PEDESTRIAN-STRUCK.jpg
New Britain police are asking the public to help them identify a pedestrian who was critically injured when he was struck by a car early Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Injuries Reported After Car Hits House in Vernon]]> Sun, 22 Oct 2017 10:01:53 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Injuries_Reported_After_Car_Slams_into_Home_in_Vernon.jpg
Injuries were reported when a car crashed into a house on Union Street (Route 74) in Vernon Saturday.]]>
<![CDATA[JDRF Walk Raises Funds for Type 1 Diabetes Research]]> Sun, 22 Oct 2017 11:23:07 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/JDRF-WALK1.jpg
More than 800 people put on their walking shoes Sunday to show support for juvenile diabetes patients.

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<![CDATA[Four Injured in Overnight Shooting in Hartford ]]> Mon, 23 Oct 2017 09:00:07 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/HARTFORD-ELLIOTT-STREET-SHOOTING.jpg
Four people were injured in a shooting on Elliott Street in Hartford late Saturday night.

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<![CDATA[Emergency Crews Battle Fire at TGI Fridays in Orange]]> Sun, 22 Oct 2017 09:56:17 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/204*120/TGI+FRIDAY+FIRE.PNG
Emergency crews battled a fire at TGI Fridays on South Lambert Road in Orange Saturday night.

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<![CDATA[5 Injured in Explosion at Mansfield Inn]]> Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:19:25 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/MANSFIELD-GAS-EXPLOSION.jpg
Several people were hurt after an explosion at the Spring Hill Inn in Mansfield Saturday, according to Connecticut State Police.

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<![CDATA[Over 400,000 Dishwashers Recalled Over Fire Hazard]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:27:03 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/DISHWASHER-RECALL.jpg
Over 400,000 BSH Home Appliances dishwashers are being recalled after reports of power cords overheating and causing fires, according to a recall notice posted to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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<![CDATA[Car Thieves Strike Unlocked Cars in Colchester]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 16:35:20 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/COLCHESTER-CAR-THEFTS.jpg
Car thieves rifled through at least six cars in Colchester overnight Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Route 15 North Closed After 2 Crashes Near Heroes Tunnel]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 16:22:43 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/MERRIT-TRAFFIC.jpg
The Wilbur Cross Parkway (Route 15) northbound is closed after two separate accidents near exit 59 in New Haven, according to Connecticut State Police.

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<![CDATA[Hartford Women’s Expo Vendors Seek Refunds and Answers]]> Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:44:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/WOMENS-EXPO.jpg
Several vendors were at a loss when they paid a business owner to attend an expo - but the event never happened.]]>
<![CDATA[Multiple Departments Battle Brush Fire in Bethany]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 15:01:36 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/BETHANY-BRUSH-FIRE.jpg
Multiple departments are battling a brush fire off Wooding Hill Road in Bethany Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Malloy Refuses to Meet with Lawmakers Without Budget Draft]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 13:12:00 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Progress_on_Budget_Talks_Continues.jpg
No budget, no meeting. On Friday Governor Malloy made it clear that until there's at least a draft of the bipartisan agreement made earlier this week, it just doesn't make sense to meet with legislative leaders...

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