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Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 12:20 AM EST

NY Woman Used Bitcoin in Attempt to Send Money to ISIS: Feds

NY Woman Used Bitcoin in Attempt to Send Money to ISIS: Feds

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...

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 at 08:55 PM EST

Opponents Call to Restore Funding to Medicare, Medicaid Programs

Opponents Call to Restore Funding to Medicare, Medicaid Programs

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.

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 at 05:09 PM EST

Former Transit Worker Ordered to Pay $8,600 to Avoid Jail

Former Transit Worker Ordered to Pay $8,600 to Avoid Jail

A former Norwalk Transit District employee will avoid jail time if he repays $8,600 that prosecutors say he embezzled from the bus company.

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 at 04:58 PM EST

Holocaust Survivors Worldwide Celebrate Hanukkah

Holocaust Survivors Worldwide Celebrate Hanukkah

Hundreds of Holocaust survivors participated in the third candle lighting of Hanukkah in Berlin, Jerusalem and New York on Thursday — part of a tribute to survivors worldwide that was organized by the Jewish...

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 at 04:35 PM EST

How Black Women Mobilized for Dems in Alabama Senate Race

How Black Women Mobilized for Dems in Alabama Senate Race

Once again, black female voters showed up for Democrats, with almost every single one of them voting in Alabama for new Sen. Doug Jones, just as they did for Democratic candidates up and down the ballot in other...

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 at 04:31 PM EST

Teen, Classmates Explode With Joy Over Harvard Acceptance

Teen, Classmates Explode With Joy Over Harvard Acceptance

A video of a 16-year-old boy and his classmates erupting in joy when they learn he was accepted to Harvard University is drawing millions of views online. Ayrton Little posted the clip on Twitter Tuesday with a...

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 12:08 PM EST

NY, NJ and Conn. in Top 15 Healthiest States: Report

NY, NJ and Conn. in Top 15 Healthiest States: Report

All three states in the tri-state are among the healthiest in the country, according to an annual report on the nation’s health.

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 at 09:24 PM EST

Mario Batali Fired From 'The Chew' Amid Allegations

Mario Batali Fired From 'The Chew' Amid Allegations

Celebrity chef Mario Batali was fired from his cooking show "The Chew" on Thursday, several days after he said that reports of sexual misconduct "match up" to his behavior. Food news website Eater New York...

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 at 03:42 PM EST

Search of Hartford Chicken Restaurant Leads to Several Arrests

Search of Hartford Chicken Restaurant Leads to Several Arrests

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...

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 at 03:39 PM EST

Lawmakers Ready to Fight for 'Net Neutrality'; AGs Vow Suit

Lawmakers Ready to Fight for 'Net Neutrality'; AGs Vow Suit

The Federal Communications Commission voted to end net-neutrality rules that guaranteed equal access to the internet on Thursday but opponents of the decision plan legal challenges. The attorneys general of New...

NBC CT Toy Drive Taking Place Saturday Morning at Westfarms
NBC CT Toy Drive Taking Place Saturday Morning at Westfarms
NBC Connecticut is proud to connect you to our Annual Toy Drive, Saturday, Dec. 9, at Westfarms! From 9 a.m. until 12 p.m., come meet the NBC Connecticut team and donate a new, unwrapped gift. Read more
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