<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - Connecticut News]]>Copyright 2017https://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut https://www.nbcconnecticut.comen-usSun, 17 Dec 2017 14:46:19 -0500Sun, 17 Dec 2017 14:46:19 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Wintry Mix May Cause Slick Spots During Monday's AM Commute]]> Sun, 17 Dec 2017 14:41:02 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/MONDAY-FLURRIES.jpg
The NBC Connecticut meteorologists are tracking the potential for a wintry mix that could cause isolated icy patches during the Monday morning commute.

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<![CDATA[Hartford Police Investigate Homicide on Van Block Avenue]]> Sun, 17 Dec 2017 13:27:49 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/HARTFORD-VAN-BLOCK-SHOOTING.jpg
Hartford police are investigating a deadly shooting Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Winchester, NH Boy Killed While Sledding]]> Sun, 17 Dec 2017 10:11:18 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/police+lights24.jpg
A 10-year-old boy was killed while sledding behind his home in Winchester, New Hampshire.]]>
<![CDATA[Parranda de Esperanza Event Celebrates Puerto Rican Culture]]> Sun, 17 Dec 2017 10:15:35 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Parranda_de_Esperanza_Celebration_in_Hartford.jpg
People forced to flee hard-hit Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria were invited to a special celebration in Hartford Saturday.]]>
<![CDATA[New Haven Gun Buyback Collects Record Number of Firearms]]> Sun, 17 Dec 2017 09:45:22 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/nhpd05122015.jpg
By turning guns into garden tools, there’s a new and unusual twist for a program meant to get weapons off the streets of New Haven.

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<![CDATA[2 Charged in Fatal Police-Involved Shooting in New Britain]]> Sun, 17 Dec 2017 09:35:26 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Noah+Young+Chapman+Street+New+Britain+shooting.jpg
State police have arrested an 18-year-old Bloomfield man and charged a 15-year-old boy in connection with an altercation that ended in a fatal officer-involved shooting on Chapman Street in New Britain Thursday...

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<![CDATA[4 Displaced After New Haven House Fire]]> Sun, 17 Dec 2017 09:28:36 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/NEW-HAVEN-FIRE-DORMAN-ST.jpg
A firefighter was hospitalized and four people displaced when fire broke out at a home in New Haven early Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Crews Search Pond for Missing Snowmobile Rider in Griswold]]> Sun, 17 Dec 2017 13:35:12 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GRISWOLD-RECOVERY-EFFORT.jpg
A search for a missing snowmobile rider in Griswold has been deemed a recovery mission.

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<![CDATA[Man Accused of Embezzling $220K From North Haven Business]]> Sat, 16 Dec 2017 17:55:51 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Kevin-Miezejeski.jpg
North Haven police have arrested a man accused of embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from a business of which he was part owner.

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<![CDATA[Man Crashes Through Garage Door Trying to Escape Police: CSP]]> Sat, 16 Dec 2017 17:22:02 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/ERIC-FEYE.JPG
Connecticut State Police have arrested a man accused of fleeing police when caught in the act of a burglary at a Southbury auto shop Friday.

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<![CDATA[Hamden Police Officer Hit by Car While Directing Traffic]]> Sat, 16 Dec 2017 17:56:41 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/hamdenhomeinvasion09152014.jpg
A Hamden police officer is recovering after being hit by a car while directing traffic Friday afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[Driver Charged in Fatal Stamford Crash]]> Sat, 16 Dec 2017 13:00:02 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Kadeem-Mitchell.jpg
A Stamford man faces a manslaughter charge in a fatal crash last month.

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<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut on Amazon Devices: 'Alexa, Tell Me The News']]> Thu, 04 May 2017 13:03:04 -0500 https://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[Police Arrest Woman Who Stole Cancer Donation Jar: PD]]> Sat, 16 Dec 2017 10:53:55 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/NICOLE-BOVA.jpg
East Haven police have arrested a woman accused of stealing a cancer donation jar from a local business.

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<![CDATA[Wreaths Across America Pays Tribute to Veterans ]]> Sat, 16 Dec 2017 11:25:04 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Wreaths_Across_America_Pays_Tribute_to_Veterans_for_Holidays.jpg
Wreaths Across America is a national program that pays tribute to our veterans, making sure they aren’t forgotten during the holiday season.]]>
<![CDATA[New Haven Gun Buyback Scheduled for Saturday]]> Sat, 16 Dec 2017 09:34:54 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/nhpd05122015.jpg
The New Haven Police Department will be buying back guns Saturday and those guns will be transformed into gardening tools, with help from inmates, and provided to schools to harvest vegetables.

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<![CDATA[New Britain Father Facing Deportation Granted Stay]]> Sat, 16 Dec 2017 11:48:14 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/210*120/Mariano+Cardoso+Sr..JPG
A New Britain father of three received word he will be allowed to stay in the country for now.]]>
<![CDATA[Don't Fall For Fake Checks]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 23:28:56 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/money+generic+Connecticut.jpg
NBC Connecticut’s consumer team recently received a priority mail envelope with a $1,690 check enclosed.

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<![CDATA[Pregnant Woman Hit by Car in Wallingford]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 18:34:28 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Traffic-Light-Connecticut-Generic.jpg
A pregnant woman was hit by a car in Wallingford on Friday.

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<![CDATA[Business Leaders Working to Better State's Economic Growth]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 15:56:24 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/210*120/Commission+on+Fiscal+Stability+and+Economic+Growth.jpg
The state’s top business leaders are working to put Connecticut on a path to better economic growth.

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<![CDATA[Woodbridge School Warns Students of Mumps Exposure]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 18:24:46 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Amity+High+School+Woodbridge.jpg
A school in Woodbridge is warning staff and students about the potential for mumps exposure.

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<![CDATA[Woman Seriously Injured in Waterbury Hit-and-Run Has Died: Family]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 15:16:31 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Waterbury_Woman_Seriously_Injured_in_Hit-and-Run_Crash.jpg
A 75-year-old woman who was seriously injured in a hit-and-run in Waterbury on Tuesday morning has died, according to family members.]]>
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<![CDATA[New Store Coming to Main Street in Manchester]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 21:01:54 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Accra+Mal+Manchester.JPG
After about 10 years of being vacant, a new business is taking over 12,000 square feet along Main Street in Manchester.

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<![CDATA[CREC Teacher Accused of Inappropriate Relationship]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:54:20 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/crec-academy-of-the-arts.jpg
A teacher at a CREC school has been placed on leave after allegations of an inappropriate relationship between a student and a teacher. Officials from CREC said the school is the Greater Hartford Academy of the...

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<![CDATA[Crews Work to Repair Heat at Middle School in Waterbury]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:55:35 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Waterbury_Schools_Dismiss_Early_for_Snow.jpg
Schools in Waterbury sent students home early Friday because of snow in the firecast for this afternoon, but weather has been an issue for students at Wallace Middle School has had weather issues for the...

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<![CDATA[Our New Home Page: What You Need to Know]]> Thu, 02 Jun 2016 23:45:10 -0500 https://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[AAA Expecting Record-Breaking Holiday Travel Season]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:26:02 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Record_Number_of_Holiday_Travelers_Expected.jpg
The end-of-the-year holiday travel forecast is another record breaker with AAA projecting a 3.1 percent increase in travel compared to last December.

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<![CDATA[Man Accused of Supplying Lethal Drugs Charged With Negligent Homicide]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:42:41 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Rodney+Coriano+Naugatuck+mug+shot.jpg
A man accused of supplying the drugs that led to a man’s death in Naugatuck has been charged with negligent homicide.

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<![CDATA[Crews Respond to Minor Chemical Spill at New Haven Lab]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:09:23 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/Minor+chemical+spill+in+New+Haven.JPG
Crews responded to after a minor chemical spill at a New Haven lab that tests tissue.

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<![CDATA[Southington Care Provider Stole Guitars from Client: Police]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:51:58 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Barbara+Nolan+Southington+Mugshot+1200.jpg
A personal care attendant is accused of stealing electric guitars worth $1,800 from a client in Southington. Police said it appears that once she realized that police were investigating, the woman went back...

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<![CDATA[‘Today’ Show’s Wrangler is Working With Connecticut State Police]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:02:09 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Wrangler+is+a+Connecticut+Police+Dog.JPG
You met Wrangler on the ”Today” show when he was just a puppy and beginning his training to become a service dog and you could be seeing a lot more of him in Connecticut.

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<![CDATA[Father of 3 Shot and Killed in Sprague]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:07:16 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Sprague+fatal+shooting+daylight.JPG
A man is dead after a shooting in Sprague Thursday night and detectives from major crimes are investigating.State police have not identified the victim, but a family member said he was a father of three young...

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<![CDATA[Snow Falling During Evening Commute]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:42:10 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/commute-snow-91.jpg
Drivers should expect a messy commute leaving work today, with snow beginning around 3 p.m. and going until around 10 p.m., and some schools will be dismissing early or canceling evening activities.

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<![CDATA[Firefighters Help Save Christmas After Family Loses Presents in Fire]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:19:46 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/231*120/New+London+College+Park+condo+on+Hawthorne+Drive+Fire.jpg
Firefighters stepped up to help a family who lost all their Christmas presents after a fire ripped through their New London condo on Thursday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[84-Year-Old Woman Hospitalized After Waterbury Fire]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:34:12 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/fire+generic1.jpg
An 84-year-old woman was hospitalized after a fire in Waterbury on Thursday night.]]>
<![CDATA[SNAP Families To Get Free Access to Mystic Aquarium]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:02:37 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/malloy+mystic+aquarium.jpg
Mystic Aquarium and the Department of Social Services are working together to make it possible for all families to enjoy the facility.

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<![CDATA[Unconscious Man Transported to Hospital After East Windsor Fire]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:26:34 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/209*120/Broad+Brook+Fire1.jpg
An unconscious man was transported to the hospital after a fire in the Broad Brook section of East Windsor Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Care 4 Kids Could Close Until 2019]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:36:28 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Care_4_Kids_Program_Reopens.jpg
Connecticut's child care subsidy program only recently reopened under the state's budget agreement but it is in jeopardy again.]]>
<![CDATA[NY Woman Used Bitcoin in Attempt to Send Money to ISIS: Feds]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:20:22 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/890098478-Bitcoin.jpg
A Long Island woman has been charged with stealing tens of thousands of dollars to send to Islamic State fighters in Syria using Bitcoin.But her lawyer says she was simply collecting money to help Syrian...

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<![CDATA[Opponents Call to Restore Funding to Medicare, Medicaid Programs]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:55:18 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Medicare+Savings+Connecticut.JPG
Those affected by cuts to the Medicare Savings (MSP) and Husky A Medicaid programs joined together on Thursday to demand the cuts be fully restored.

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<![CDATA[NY, NJ and Conn. in Top 15 Healthiest States: Report]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:08:45 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AP_17031723692352.jpg
All three states in the tri-state are among the healthiest in the country, according to an annual report on the nation’s health.

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<![CDATA[Search of Hartford Chicken Restaurant Leads to Several Arrests ]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:42:48 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/New+York+Fried+Chicken+raid+Hartford.jpeg
An investigation into a man suspected of drugs and firearms violations let to a raid on a Hartford chicken restaurant where police found Molly marijuana and more. And police said that was just part of the...

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<![CDATA[Police Investigate Armed Robbery at Gas Station in Prospect]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:15:24 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Armed+robbery+at+Sunoco+in+Prospect+1200.jpg
Two people held up a clerk and robbed the Sunoco gas station at 68 Waterbury Road in Prospect at gunpoint Wednesday night and police are looking for them.

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