<![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-usFri, 19 Oct 2018 07:01:39 -0400Fri, 19 Oct 2018 07:01:39 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[2 in Custody After Crash Involving Evading Vehicle in Hartford]]> Thu, 18 Oct 2018 23:51:42 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/HARTFORD-SERIOUS-CRASH.jpg
The Hartford Police Department is investigating a crash involving an evading vehicle at the intersection of Capitol Avenue and Broad Street Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Officer-Involved Shooting Reported in Meriden]]> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 06:53:41 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Meriden-police-activity.jpg
There was a large police investigation underway on East Main Street in Meriden Thursday night.

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<![CDATA[MDC Meets With Homeowners Affected by West Hartford Sewer Backup]]> Thu, 18 Oct 2018 23:40:22 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/LINBROON-ROAD-OCT-18.jpg
Relief is on the way for homeowners in West Hartford after weeks of dealing with the effects of a nasty sewer backup which flooded basements and part of their street. The Metropolitan District held a meeting...

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<![CDATA[Body Pulled From Shetucket River in Windham]]> Thu, 18 Oct 2018 21:14:50 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/STATE+POLICE+LIGHT.jpg
A body has been found in the water in Windham, according to Connecticut State Police.

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<![CDATA[Prospect Family's Tree to Be Displayed on New Haven Green]]> Thu, 18 Oct 2018 18:27:29 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/NEW-HAVEN-HOLIDAY-TREE1.jpg
Preparations for the holiday season in the Elm City are already underway.

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<![CDATA[Manchester Campaign Aims to Curb Underage Drinking]]> Thu, 18 Oct 2018 20:50:19 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/MANCHESTER-UNDERAGE-DRINKING-SLOGAN.jpg
A mysterious campaign to curb binge drinking is popping up around Manchester where high school students are celebrating homecoming this weekend.

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<![CDATA[West Hartford Pizzeria Celebrates Red Sox Win With Free Pizza ]]> Thu, 18 Oct 2018 16:50:56 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Harrys-Pizza1.jpg
Wednesday night’s game was a big win for the Red Sox and for pizza lovers.

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<![CDATA[Multiple Departments Called to Danielson House Fire]]> Thu, 18 Oct 2018 16:36:33 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/DANIELSON-FIRE.jpg
Multiple departments are on scene at a house fire in Danielson Thursday.

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<![CDATA[West Haven City Hall Victim of Cyberattack]]> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 06:56:12 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/West+Haven+City+Hall.JPG
West Haven City Hall was the victim of a cyberattack early Tuesday morning that cost the city thousands of dollars, according to a statement from the mayor.]]>
<![CDATA[Darien Man Pleads Guilty to Stealing Over $57K from Former US Navy Service Member]]> Thu, 18 Oct 2018 15:14:09 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/cash+generic+dalet.jpg
A Darien man has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $57,000 from a former US Navy service member.

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<![CDATA[NOAA Predicting Warmer Than Average Winter for Conn.]]> Thu, 18 Oct 2018 18:37:19 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/NOAA-OUTLOOK-DEC-2018-FEB-2019.jpg
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting warmer than average temperatures for much of the US this winter, including the northeast.

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<![CDATA[Police Looking for Suspect in Shooting in Middletown]]> Thu, 18 Oct 2018 19:00:57 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Kyshone+Jackson+Jr+Shooting+on+Long+Lane+in+Middletown.jpg
Police are searching for a suspect they said should be considered armed and dangerous after a shooting in Middletown Thursday that led to schools being placed in secure mode.

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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[Man Drunk on a Plane Arrested at Bradley: Police]]> Thu, 18 Oct 2018 12:57:34 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Jeffrey+Levasseur+CT+state+police+mug+shot.jpg
State police said they arrested a Sandy Hook man at Bradley Airport after air traffic control contacted them about an intoxicated man who was causing a disruption on a flight that was approaching the airport.

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<![CDATA[AAA Says Chances of Fatal Crashes Jump When Teens Drive Other Teens]]> Thu, 18 Oct 2018 11:49:34 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Chances_for_Crash_Rise_When_Teens_Drive_Teens.jpg
There’s a new reminder to make sure your teen knows the rules of the road before they get behind the wheel. New research from AAA reinforced that teen drivers with a teen passenger can be a deadly combination.

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<![CDATA[West Hartford Firefighters Help Deliver Baby]]> Thu, 18 Oct 2018 16:55:27 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/WEST-HARTFORD-FIRE-ENGINE-2.jpg
Firefighters helped deliver a baby boy early Thursday morning.

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<![CDATA[Ambulance Response After School Bus Crash on I-91 Is Precautionary: Police]]> Thu, 18 Oct 2018 11:32:53 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/school+bus+crash+on+I91+in+Hartford.jpg
Four students were on a school bus that was involved in a crash on Interstate 91 North in Hartford Thursday morning and no injuries have been reported.

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<![CDATA[Van Driver Injured in Crash With Tractor-Trailer on I-95 in Westport]]> Thu, 18 Oct 2018 09:04:54 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*284/Westport+I95+crash+2.jpg


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<![CDATA[Silver Alert Canceled for 9-Month-Old from New Haven]]> Thu, 18 Oct 2018 14:08:14 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Aria+Gilmore+Silver+Alert.jpg
New Haven police were searching for a 9-month-old girl who had last been seen over a week ago and the Silver Alert has been canceled.

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<![CDATA[4 Displaced After Fire Damages Norwalk Home]]> Wed, 17 Oct 2018 22:18:04 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/NORWALK-FIRE3.jpg
Four people were displaced Wednesday night when fire ripped through their Norwalk home.

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<![CDATA[Song Foundation to Make First Donation to the Cove Center for Grieving Children]]> Wed, 17 Oct 2018 18:50:15 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/RUN-FOR-THE-COVE.jpg
Losing a child is unthinkable for any parent, but a shoreline family is trying to make something positive come out of a tragedy.

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<![CDATA[West Hartford Families Still Cleaning Up After Sewer Blockage]]> Wed, 17 Oct 2018 17:57:20 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Flooding_on_Linbrook_Road_in_West_Hartford.jpg
Several residents in a West Hartford neighborhood are still cleaning up after a sewer liner collapse flooded basements with raw sewage two weeks ago.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Spit on Firefighter, Smeared Feces All Over Cell: PD]]> Thu, 18 Oct 2018 06:50:56 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Dorothy-Hart.jpg
A Hamden woman is accused of spitting on a firefighter and smearing feces all over a holding cell at police headquarters Monday.

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<![CDATA[Staff Member at Milford School Accused of Exposing Himself to Student]]> Thu, 18 Oct 2018 06:50:13 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/milford+police+cruiser.jpg
A staff member at a school for children with special needs in Milford is accused of exposing himself to a female student, according to school officials.

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<![CDATA[Conn. Insurance Department Approves CVS Health-Aetna Merger]]> Wed, 17 Oct 2018 17:09:00 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/DOJ_Approves_CVS_Health-Aetna_Merger_With_Conditions.jpg
The Connecticut Insurance Department has approved the $69 billion merger between CVS Health Corporation and Aetna.]]>
<![CDATA[Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease Reported in Naugatuck]]> Wed, 17 Oct 2018 15:34:48 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/DOCTOR-GENERIC-KIDS.jpg
Naugatuck school officials are warning parents about an increase in cases of the coxsackie virus, also known as hand, foot and mouth disease.

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<![CDATA[Hartford Woman’s Truck Is Destroyed Because of Expired Parking Sticker]]> Wed, 17 Oct 2018 18:14:56 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/PICKUP-DESTROYED-NBC-CT-RESPONDS.jpg
A Hartford woman’s truck was destroyed because she didn’t pay to have it released from the impound lot before the state-mandated 45-day period. Now, Joyce Adams-Stewart is out of a vehicle and out of patience.]]>
<![CDATA[Maren Morris Performing Free Show at Wolf Den]]> Wed, 17 Oct 2018 15:13:48 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Maren+Morris+GettyImages-960674534.jpg
Maren Morris will be performing a free show at the Wolf Den at Mohegan Sun next week to benefit Mothers Against Drunk Driving.

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<![CDATA[Freezing Warning Issued]]> Thu, 18 Oct 2018 11:30:26 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Thursday+morning+weather+graphic.jpg
It is a cold start to Thursday and temperatures will not rise above the 40s today, but the wind will make it feel even colder.

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<![CDATA[Shoreline East Riders to Meet to Discuss Concerns]]> Wed, 17 Oct 2018 12:37:08 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Meeting_on_Shoreline_East_Tonight.jpg
Shoreline East riders are becoming increasingly frustrated with train cancellations and delays. On Wednesday, Oct. 17, the Shoreline East Riders Advocacy Group plans to discuss their concerns at the Clinton...

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<![CDATA[3 Police Vehicles Damaged, 2 People in Custody After Investigation in Waterbury]]> Wed, 17 Oct 2018 11:52:27 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Waterbury+suspicious+vehicle+investigation.jpg
Three Waterbury police cruisers were damaged while investigating a suspicious vehicle in Waterbury Wednesday morning and police said they have taken two people into custody.

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<![CDATA[Postal Inspection Service Investigates Armed Robbery in Cromwell and Offers Reward ]]> Wed, 17 Oct 2018 10:43:35 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Cromwell+Post+Office.jpg
The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is investigating the armed robbery of a driver in September and they are offering a reward for information to find and convict the robber.

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<![CDATA[Hartford Ranked One of the Best Cities for Jobs]]> Wed, 17 Oct 2018 10:32:31 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/HARTFORD-SKYLINE-GENERIC.jpg
A new list ranks the best cities in the United States for getting a job and Hartford ranks fifth.

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<![CDATA[No Students Injured in Hartford School Bus Crash]]> Wed, 17 Oct 2018 11:51:22 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/school+bus+struck+on+Ledyard+Street+in+Hartford.jpg
An SUV hit a school bus in Hartford that was carrying around six children Wednesday morning and the monitor on the bus sustained minor injuries.

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<![CDATA[Crews Respond to Fire in Vernon]]> Wed, 17 Oct 2018 11:53:15 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Fire+on+Allison+Road+in+Vernon.jpg
Crews responded to a fire at a Vernon home early Wednesday morning and it is now under control.

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<![CDATA[One Shot and Stabbed at Apartments in Windham, Shooter at-Large ]]> Wed, 17 Oct 2018 11:53:52 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/WINDHAM-SCENE.jpg
One person was shot at the Briarwood Apartments on Bricktop Road in Windham Tuesday night, according to Connecticut State Police, and they are looking for the shooter.

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<![CDATA[3 Charged in Waterbury 2017 Double Homicide]]> Tue, 16 Oct 2018 20:39:39 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/WATERBURY-SUSPECTS.jpg
Waterbury police have secured arrest warrants for three suspected gang members in connection with a double homicide in November.

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<![CDATA[Uber Driver Accused of Kidnapping Customer, Leaving Her on Side of Highway]]> Wed, 17 Oct 2018 06:50:13 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/HARBIR-PARMAR.jpg
A New York Uber driver is accused of kidnapping a woman he was supposed to be driving to her home in New York and instead traveling toward Massachusetts before leaving the victim on the side of Interstate 95 in...

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<![CDATA[Waterbury Police Seek 'Armed and Dangerous' Shooting Suspect]]> Tue, 16 Oct 2018 16:59:51 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Marque-Nunn.jpg
Waterbury police are trying to locate a shooting suspect they say should be considered armed and dangerous.

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<![CDATA[Students Taken to Hospital After Consuming Marijuana Brownie]]> Tue, 16 Oct 2018 18:46:51 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/bulkeley+high+school+generic.jpg
Two Bulkeley High School students were taken to the hospital after eating a marijuana-laced brownie Tuesday, according to Hartford school officials.

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<![CDATA[CT Comes in 3rd for ‘Top Pizza Restaurant' Title: TripAdvisor]]> Tue, 16 Oct 2018 13:27:13 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Pizza+List+Regina+Pizzeria+-+Pizza.jpg


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<![CDATA[Baby Found Dead at Stamford Trash and Recycling Facility]]> Wed, 17 Oct 2018 07:31:21 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Body+of+baby+found+at+Stamford+trash+facility.jpg
The body of a baby boy was found at City Carting and Recycling, a trash and recycling facility in Stamford, Tuesday morning and police are investigating.

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<![CDATA[Boy, 4, Vanishes on Subway Escalator, Is Found Borough Away]]> Tue, 16 Oct 2018 18:55:57 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/boy+found+subway.png
A 4-year-old boy who went missing in Brooklyn has been found safe in Manhattan, law enforcement sources said.

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<![CDATA[Naugatuck Police Looking for People Who Attended St. Francis Parochial School in 1965]]> Tue, 16 Oct 2018 18:46:36 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Saint+Francis+Parochial+School+Naugatuck.jpg
Police are looking to speak with alumni who attended St. Francis Parochial School in Naugatuck in 1965.

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