<![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-usWed, 15 Aug 2018 00:12:56 -0400Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:12:56 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Bysiewicz Wins Democratic Nomination for Lt. Gov. ]]> Tue, 14 Aug 2018 22:50:13 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/223*120/SUSAN-BYSIEWICZ.jpg
Susan Bysiewicz has won the Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor over opponent Eva Bermudez Zimmerman.]]>
<![CDATA[Santos Defeats DuPont, O'Neill in GOP 5th District Race]]> Tue, 14 Aug 2018 23:27:32 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/MANNY-SANTOS-FAMILY.jpg
Manny Santos is the winner of the GOP primary for the 5th Congressional District nomination.

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<![CDATA[Jahana Hayes Defeats Mary Glassman in 5th District Race]]> Tue, 14 Aug 2018 23:42:45 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/JAHANA-HAYES.jpg
Mary Glassman, the endorsed party candidate, conceded Tuesday night to former 'National Teacher of the Year' Jahana Hayes in the Democratic race for the 5th Congressional District.

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<![CDATA[New London Police Investigate Attempted Abduction ]]> Tue, 14 Aug 2018 21:23:41 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/new+london+police+generic.jpg
New London police are investigating the attempted abduction of a 12-year-old boy Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[CT LIVE! PHOTOS: Top Lobster Rolls in Connecticut]]> Tue, 14 Aug 2018 18:49:40 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/Lobster+Landing+1.JPG


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<![CDATA[Shooting, Robbery Reported on Wethersfield Ave in Hartford]]> Tue, 14 Aug 2018 17:47:51 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Hartford00000000.jpg
Hartford police are investigating a shooting and street robbery on Wethersfield Avenue Tuesday afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[Father Faces Deportation as Son Battles Rare Condition]]> Tue, 14 Aug 2018 19:28:33 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-2018-08-14-17h37m40s411.jpg
A Connecticut father is facing deportation back to his native country, Colombia while his 14-year-old son battles a rare genetic condition.

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<![CDATA[4-Year-Old Battling Cancer Meets Cops Raising Money For Him ]]> Tue, 14 Aug 2018 19:29:26 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/SEAN-MCDONNELL-SHORTS-FOR-SEAN.jpg
Old Saybrook Police are sporting a special uniform this summer to help support a 4-year-old boy who is fighting cancer.

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<![CDATA[Lane of Route 44 in Avon Closed After Crash]]> Tue, 14 Aug 2018 19:30:28 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/avon+stolen+car+crash+1200.jpg
One lane of Route 44 in Avon is closed after a crash.

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<![CDATA[CT LIVE!: Top 10 Lobster Rolls in Connecticut]]> Tue, 14 Aug 2018 16:05:22 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/Captain+Scotts+Lobster+Rolls.JPG
The CT LIVE! team traveled the state in search of the top lobster roll in the Connecticut.

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<![CDATA[Beach Boys to Perform at Big E]]> Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:22:22 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Mike+Love+Beach+Boys+GettyImages-655073850.jpg
The Beach Boys are heading to the area and will perform at the Big E. The band will perform Sunday, Sept. 30 at 7:30 p.m. at The Big E in West Springfield, Massachusetts.

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<![CDATA[Kitten Rescued From Engine Compartment of Vehicle in Seymour]]> Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:41:24 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/SEYMOUR+kitten+found+081418.jpg


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<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut on Amazon Devices: 'Alexa, Tell Me The News']]> Thu, 04 May 2017 14:03:04 -0400 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[Malfunctioning Machine Replaced at New Britain Polling Site]]> Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:13:09 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/New+Britain+polling+machine.jpg
The polls for the Connecticut primary have been opened since 6 a.m. Tuesday and volunteers at a polling place in New Britain had to replace some equipment.

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<![CDATA[Gov. Malloy Won't Reveal Which Democrat He Voted for Today]]> Tue, 14 Aug 2018 11:36:05 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/216*120/malloy+votes.png
When asked whether he voted for Lamont or Ganim, Malloy wouldn't give a specific answer.

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<![CDATA[Storms Bringing Heavy Rain Through Connecticut]]> Tue, 14 Aug 2018 10:38:56 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/High+Res+Radar+CT+Aug+14.jpg
The stormy pattern continues and storms are moving through, making isolated showers and thunderstorms possible.
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<![CDATA[Man Dead, Woman in Critical Condition After Shooting in Bridgeport]]> Tue, 14 Aug 2018 09:25:32 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/bridgeport+police+cruiser+2.jpg
A man is dead and a woman is in critical condition after a shooting in Bridgeport Monday morning.

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<![CDATA[I-95 in Bridgeport Reopens Following Tractor-Trailer Rollover]]> Tue, 14 Aug 2018 08:32:42 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/bridgeportcrash.jpg
Interstate 95 in Bridgeport has reopened after a tractor-trailer rollover crash closed part of it for hours on Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Man Smashes Police Car Window, Says He Hates Cops: Police]]> Tue, 14 Aug 2018 19:30:11 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/DevonAdamsAlmstad.jpg
A man from Hartford is facing assault on police and hate crime charges after police said he threw a brick through the window of an occupied police car on Monday night and said he hates cops.

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<![CDATA[City Leaders Want Change After Cop's 'Trigger Happy' Comment]]> Tue, 14 Aug 2018 13:48:28 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/hartford-police-officer-steve-barone.jpg
Hartford community leaders and elected officials are calling for change in the police department amid an investigation into a video that allegedly shows a Hartford police sergeant making comments about...

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<![CDATA[FBI Rolls Out Interactive App for Physical Fitness Test]]> Mon, 13 Aug 2018 19:21:51 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/FBI_Holds_Fitness_Test.jpg
There is now a free FBI “Physical Fitness Test” app you can download right to your phone and test your skills.]]>
<![CDATA[Danbury Police Seek Person of Interest in Car Break-Ins]]> Mon, 13 Aug 2018 17:11:25 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/DANBURY-PERSON-OF-INTEREST.jpg
Danbury police are trying to identify a person of interest who may be involved in recent car break-ins.

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<![CDATA[Bear Walks Into Bristol Liquor Store]]> Tue, 14 Aug 2018 07:03:43 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/212*120/BEAR-AT-LIQUOR-STORE.jpg
A bear wandered into a Bristol liquor store Monday, and the entire incident was captured on surveillance camera.

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<![CDATA[North Branford Police Accept Lip Sync Challenge]]> Mon, 13 Aug 2018 15:27:08 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/North+Branford+Police+Lip+Synch+Challenge+2.JPG
Police departments across the country have accepted the police department lip sync challenge and the North Branford police department posted one that you’ll want to watch and share.

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<![CDATA[Helping Older Animals Find Their Forever Homes]]> Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:32:18 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/B+and+D+3.jpg
People often think of kittens and puppies up for adoption, still animals of all ages and circumstances can make for a perfect pet.

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<![CDATA[PD Investigate Allegation of Bristol Teacher Touching Girl]]> Tue, 14 Aug 2018 06:51:29 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Greene+Hills+School+in+Bristol.jpg
Three Bristol schools employees have been placed on leave amid an investigation into allegations that a male teacher inappropriately touched a female student.

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<![CDATA[Adaptive Camp Helps Young Athletes With Physical Disabilities Play Sports]]> Mon, 13 Aug 2018 11:30:30 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AdaptiveCamp.png
“They just want to hit the ball again. They just want to work on their skill set,” Karin Korb said, while instructing a group of campers at the Ivan Lendl Adaptive Sports Camp last week.

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<![CDATA[Park Road in West Hartford to Partially Close]]> Mon, 13 Aug 2018 11:32:41 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Road+map.jpg
Park Road in West Hartford will be partially closed starting August 13 and the closure will remain in place for several weeks.

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<![CDATA[UConn Issues Warning About Stinging Caterpillars]]> Tue, 14 Aug 2018 08:04:48 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AdobeStock_128826962.jpg
UConn Extension is warning people about venomous saddleback caterpillars that can sting and urging people not to touch them.

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<![CDATA[Suspect in Watertown Sex Assault Turns Himself In]]> Mon, 13 Aug 2018 11:31:53 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Urim+Asani+mug+shot.jpg
Watertown police said a man wanted in connection with a home invasion, kidnapping, and sexual assault on Saturday morning has turned himself in.

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<![CDATA[Video Showed Man Set Fire to Boy Scouts Shed in South Windsor: Police]]> Mon, 13 Aug 2018 08:29:55 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Benjamin+Saxon+South+Windsor.jpg
A man is accused of setting fire to a shed used to store Boy Scouts equipment in South Windsor and police said he shared a video of himself setting it.

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<![CDATA[16-Year-Old Boy Shot in Hartford]]> Mon, 13 Aug 2018 08:17:50 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/hartford+police+cruiser+generic+new.jpg
A 16-year-old is recovering after being shot in Hartford on Sunday night.

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<![CDATA[Man in Custody, Guns Taken from West Hartford Home]]> Mon, 13 Aug 2018 15:52:37 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/wehaincident3.jpg
A 25-year-old man has been taken into custody following police activity on Shepard Road in West Hartford early Monday morning.

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<![CDATA[28-Year-Old Man Killed in Crash in Willimantic]]> Sun, 12 Aug 2018 21:25:22 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/willimantic+police+generic.jpg
A 28-year-old man has died after a crash in Willimantic early Sunday morning.

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<![CDATA[66-Year-Old Man Reported Missing from Meriden]]> Mon, 13 Aug 2018 06:19:04 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/donaldstpierre.JPG
Police have issued a Silver Alert for a 66-year-old man who is missing from Meriden on Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Students from Newtown, Parkland End National 'March For Our Lives' Tour in Newtown]]> Mon, 13 Aug 2018 08:33:17 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/MarchForOurLivesStill.png
The March for Our Lives ended its national Road-To-Change bus tour on Sunday in Newtown, Connecticut, six months after the shooting at a Parkland, Florida high school inspired protests calling for what they say...

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<![CDATA[Route 2 in East Hartford Reopens After Multi-Car Crash]]> Sun, 12 Aug 2018 08:16:40 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Route2crash.JPG
Route 2 in East Hartford has reopened after a multi-vehicle crash closed the highway on Saturday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Naugatuck Police Search for Robbery Suspect]]> Sat, 11 Aug 2018 14:44:31 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/michaelkorzen.jpg
Naugatuck Police are searching for a man who they believe was involved in a robbery on Friday.

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<![CDATA[Students Pick Up Free School Supplies at Back-to-School Rally in New Haven]]> Sat, 11 Aug 2018 18:35:06 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/sujata_backtoschoolstory.jpg
Hundreds of students picked up their free backpack at the Back-to-School rally in New Haven on Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Water Main Break Closes Part of Meadow St. in Hartford]]> Sat, 11 Aug 2018 15:21:20 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/hartfordwatermainbreak.JPG
A water main break has closed part of Meadow Street in Hartford on Saturday morning.

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<![CDATA[Missing Colchester Woman Found Safe]]> Sat, 11 Aug 2018 12:18:11 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/BROOKE-RAFALA.jpg
Colchester and state police have found a woman who was reported missing after not being heard from for days.

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<![CDATA[Man Who Recorded Cop's 'Trigger Happy' Comment Speaks]]> Fri, 10 Aug 2018 23:26:37 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/hartford-police-officer-steve-barone.jpg
A Hartford police officer has been placed on administrative leave after he allegedly was recorded telling people he was “trigger happy” and warned them not to run or fight, according to police. While an internal

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<![CDATA[Third Annual New Haven Puerto Rican Festival Switched to Indoor Concert]]> Sat, 11 Aug 2018 10:14:53 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/205*120/NH+Puerto+Rican+Festical.JPG
The third annual New Haven Puerto Rican Festival scheduled for Saturday, August 11, has been moved inside due to the weather.]]>
<![CDATA[Pepe's Wins Your Vote for Best Pizza in CT]]> Fri, 10 Aug 2018 17:37:40 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/pizza-tourney.jpg
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