<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2018 https://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut https://www.nbcconnecticut.com en-usMon, 10 Dec 2018 15:05:41 -0500Mon, 10 Dec 2018 15:05:41 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Crash Closes Lanes of I-84 East in East Hartford]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2018 14:32:41 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/East+Hartford+crash+Interstate+84+12102018.jpg
Several lanes of Interstate 84 East are closed in East Hartford after a crash.

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<![CDATA[Plane Rolls Down Hill at Chester Airport, Ends Up in Parking Lot]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2018 13:11:38 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/chester-airport-plane-accident.jpg
A pilot taking a plane out of a hangar at Chester Airport lost control of the aircraft, which rolled down an embankment on Monday morning.

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<![CDATA[Sandy Hook Promise Releases Powerful Video on Warning Signs]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2018 14:36:16 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Sandy+Hook+Promise+Point+of+View.JPG
A national organization created by family members whose loved ones were killed in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown has released a powerful new video on the warning signs of gun violence.

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<![CDATA[Police Stationed at Amity Regional High School After Student Found Bullet in Parking Lot]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2018 14:15:11 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Breaking-News-Intro-1200x675.jpg
Additional police are stationed in the parking lot of Amity Regional High School in Woodbridge after a student found a bullet Monday morning.

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<![CDATA[Wallingford Considers Plans to Reconfigure Schools]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2018 13:28:07 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Wallingford_To_Discuss_School_Reconfiguration_Plam.jpg
Wallingford’s Board of Education tonight will review six recommended options to reconfigure the district’s two middle schools and two high schools. Five of the six options propose closing some schools for good.]]>
<![CDATA['Fearless Girl' Takes New Position Opposite the NYSE]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2018 13:13:37 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/fearless+girl+nyse.jpg
The "Fearless Girl" statue has a new home -- directly across from the New York Stock Exchange.The "Fearless Girl" statue near Wall Street that became a global symbol of female can-do business spirit was moved...

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<![CDATA[Man Broke Into Home as Mom and Children Put Up Christmas Tree: Police]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2018 12:34:02 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Harold+Cole+Hamden.jpg
A man is accused of stalking his ex-girlfriend and breaking into her Hamden home as she was putting up the Christmas tree with her children.

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<![CDATA[Man Dies After Motorcycle Crash Near Hubbard Park in Meriden]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2018 11:52:34 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/meriden+police+cruiser+generic.jpg
A man is dead after a motorcycle crash near Hubbard Park in Meriden Sunday evening.

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<![CDATA[Crashes Caused Major Issues on I-84 East in Southington]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2018 13:20:34 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Crashes+on+Interstate+84+in+Southington+121018.jpg
Two crashes caused major issues on I-84 East between 32 and 33 in Southington, but the scene is now clear.

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<![CDATA[Crash Caused Delays on I-95 Between Westport and Bridgeport]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2018 07:19:01 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Crash+on+I95+in+Westport+121018.jpg
Two lanes of Interstate 95 South were closed in Westport after a crash involving a tractor-trailer, but traffic is moving again.

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<![CDATA[NASA's Voyager 2 Becomes 2nd Man-Made Object to Reach Interstellar Space]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2018 11:55:51 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/voyager-2.jpg
NASA announced on Monday that the Voyager 2 probe has reached interstellar space, making it the second man-made object to do so, NBC News reported.Voyager 2 launched a couple weeks before Voyager 1 but...

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<![CDATA[Skip Hop Recalls TUO High Chairs After Reports of Legs Detaching]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2018 11:22:46 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/skip+hop+high+chair.png
Tens of thousands of high chairs from a popular baby company have been recalled because the legs can detach from the seat, posing fall and injury hazards. Skip Hop, Inc., of New York announced the recall...

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<![CDATA['Is This Candy?' Ecstasy Pill Found in Kid's Sonic Drive-In Burger]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2018 11:50:32 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/taylor-tx-sonic-arrests.jpg
Three Sonic employees were arrested after a Texas family found an ecstasy pill in a child's burger Thursday night in Taylor, 34 miles outside Austin. Police say after the family received their drive-in...

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<![CDATA[Check Out Time's 2018 Person of the Year Shortlist]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2018 09:35:16 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/times_shortlist.jpg
President Donald Trump made the shortlist again for Time Magazine's Person of the Year, which includes two other world leaders, a university professor, families torn apart and American royalty.Trump was named...

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<![CDATA[Odor Prompted Evacuation of Enfield High School]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2018 08:31:47 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Enfield_High_School_Track_Coach_Fired.jpg
Enfield High School was evacuated Monday morning because of a suspicious odor and school officials expect students and staff to be able to return soon.]]>
<![CDATA[Police ID Woman Killed in Crash on Route 10 in Granby]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2018 13:49:31 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Fatal+crash+on+Route+10+Granby.jpg
A woman is dead after a crash on Route 10 in Granby Sunday, according to police.

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<![CDATA[Police Working to ID Woman Shot and Killed in Bridgeport]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2018 08:09:39 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/bridgeport+police+cruiser+2.jpg
Police are trying to identify a gunshot victim found dead near the launch ramp at Seaview and Newfield avenues in Bridgeport Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Below Normal Temperatures Continue]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2018 12:54:45 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/monday+high+temps+120918.png
The stretch of unseasonably cold weather continues through this week. High temperatures will start off this week in the mid- to upper-30s and actually fall toward Thursday, where we'll end up in the low-30s.

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<![CDATA[Firefighter Perishes in Worcester Fire]]> Sun, 09 Dec 2018 22:16:25 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/collage25.jpg
A firefighter died after battling a five-alarm fire in Worcester Sunday morning, officials confirm.Christopher Roy, 36, died following the fire that broke out on Lowell Street around 4 a.m., according...]]>
<![CDATA[Stone Associate Corsi Sues Mueller, CIA, FBI, NSA for $350M]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2018 00:48:23 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/jeromecorsiAP_1105250114729.jpg
The conservative writer and conspiracy theorist Jerome Corsi filed a lawsuit on Sunday accusing special counsel Robert Mueller of blackmailing him to lie about President Donald Trump in the investigation...

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<![CDATA['Oh My God!' Video Shows Cops Rip Baby From NYC Mom's Arms]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2018 09:38:06 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/mom+has+baby+taken.jpg
A disturbing video shows a group of police officers trying to pull a 1-year-old child from the arms of his mother, who is lying on the floor of a social services office in Brooklyn.]]>
<![CDATA[Missing 84-Year-Old Woman With Alzheimer's Found in Hartford]]> Sun, 09 Dec 2018 16:52:51 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/caristina+garcia.jpg
An 84-year-old woman with Alzheimer's who was reported missing from Hartford on Sunday has been found.

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<![CDATA[Friendly's in North Haven Closed Sunday Following Small Fire]]> Sun, 09 Dec 2018 13:49:55 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Friendlys+in+North+Haven.jpg
Friendly's in North Haven is closed for the rest of the day after a small fire on Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Over 2,000 Runners Participate in New Haven's Christmas Run for Children]]> Sun, 09 Dec 2018 12:17:19 -0500 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Christmas+Run+for+Children.jpg
It was another successful year for New Haven’s Christmas Run for Children. In its 34th year, the 5K has led to the donation of more than 60,000 toys to underprivileged children in the New Haven area.

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