<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2018https://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut https://www.nbcconnecticut.comen-usMon, 21 May 2018 05:09:43 -0400Mon, 21 May 2018 05:09:43 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Storms Caused More Damage Than Sandy: Eversource]]> Sun, 20 May 2018 19:23:18 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Wallingford_Residents_Coping_After_Powerful_Storm.jpg
The storms that spawned 4 tornadoes, a macroburst and several microbursts in Connecticut on Tuesday caused morre damage to the state's electrical grid than Superstorm Sandy, according to Eversource.]]>
<![CDATA[Multi-Vehicle Crash Closes Part of Rt. 15 in Trumbull]]> Sun, 20 May 2018 16:14:00 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Generic-Police-Lights-08211.jpg
A multi-vehicle crash has closed part of Route 15 in Trumbull on Sunday afternoon.The accident has closed the on-ramp to the northbound side of Route 15 at exit 48, according to Connecticut State...

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<![CDATA[Best Moments From the 2018 Billboard Music Awards]]> Sun, 20 May 2018 23:40:36 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-960677738.jpg
See the best moments from the 2018 Billboard Music Awards.

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<![CDATA[NJ Police Officer Saves Baby Deer by Performing C-Section]]> Mon, 21 May 2018 00:59:44 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Deer+3.jpg
A New Jersey police officer saved a fawn by performing an emergency C-section after the baby deer’s mother was hit by a car.Animal control officer Robert Lagonera was called to the scene of a doe that had just...

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<![CDATA[Police Investigate Fatal Hit and Run Crash in New Britain]]> Sun, 20 May 2018 18:10:51 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/240*120/fatal+hit+run+new+britain+allen+street.jpg
New Britain Police are investigating a hit and run crash that killed a pedestrian on Saturday afternoon.Officers say they arrived to the area of 250 Allen Street around 4:00 p.m.

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<![CDATA[Litchfield Man Arrested For Threatening People: Police]]> Sun, 20 May 2018 10:53:01 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/connecticut+state+police+cruiser+lights.jpg
A man from Litchfield is under arrest after police say he threatened people on Friday.Shortly after 5:30 p.m., Troopers say they received a complaint that 28-year-old Robert Fisher was threatening...

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<![CDATA[Hail From Storm Damages Crops At Granby Farm]]> Sun, 20 May 2018 12:24:45 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/Hail_Kristen_Story.JPG
Many people are still dealing with the damage left by Mother Nature on May 15th, but farmers will be feeling the effects for a long time to come. The storm didn’t just damage their property, it may...

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<![CDATA[Police Investigate Body Found in Colchester]]> Sun, 20 May 2018 15:25:55 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/connecticut+state+police+cruiser+lights.jpg
Connecticut State Police are investigating after a body was found in Colchester late Friday night.Troopers say they responded to 95 Stanavage Road shortly before midnight for reports of an untimely...

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<![CDATA[Just 4 of the 54 Kids in the Nat Geo Bee Are Girls]]> Sun, 20 May 2018 10:42:18 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AP_17137601557807.jpg
When Gayatri Kaimal, a seventh-grader from Tucson, Arizona, competes in the National Geographic Bee finals this weekend, she’ll be one of the only four girls on stage, NBC News reported.Fifty-four...

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<![CDATA[Pedestrian Killed in Crash on Route 15 in Hamden: PD]]> Sat, 19 May 2018 17:17:26 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Hamden+police.JPG
A pedestrian has died after being hit by a car on a highway in Hamden on Friday night.Officers were called shortly before 11:30 p.m. to Route 15 southbound for a report of a pedestrian walking in the...]]>
<![CDATA[Lamont Seals Democrats' Endorsement; Ganim to Primary]]> Sat, 19 May 2018 17:36:30 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/LAMONT-BYSIEWICZ.jpg
Ned Lamont continued a trend of political redemption for longtime statewide candidates during the convention season and locked up the party’s endorsement for governor during an anti-climactic single ballot.

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<![CDATA[Woman Rides Out Microburst On Top of Sleeping Giant]]> Sun, 20 May 2018 11:29:51 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/325*120/meridenwomanridesoutstorm.JPEG
May 15th's storm provided the perfect opportunity to capture Mother Nature’s fury, thought one Meriden photographer. Instead, Hailey Wilson found herself hanging on for dear life as trees fell and...

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<![CDATA[Crews Battle Fire In Willington]]> Sat, 19 May 2018 13:25:58 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/221*120/Crash+on+Route+32+in+Willington.jpg
Firefighters responded to a fire in Willington on Saturday afternoon.According to the Willington Fire Marshal, the fire was in the 200 block of River Road, also known as Route 32.The flames partially...]]>
<![CDATA[Crews Respond to Fire in Colchester]]> Sun, 20 May 2018 08:24:02 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/218*120/Colchchester_Fire_051918_2.PNG
Crews responded to the scene of a fire in Colchester on Saturday morning.According to Colchester Fire Department, the fire is at a house on Skylark Road.The extent of the fire is unclear at this...

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<![CDATA[Hour by Hour Timing: Soggy Start to the Weekend]]> Fri, 18 May 2018 16:35:26 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/COVER+PHOTO+FAFR+05182018.jpg
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<![CDATA[It's Hard to Predict When U.S. Volcanoes Will Erupt: Experts]]> Sat, 19 May 2018 07:37:26 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/volcanoAP_18136755628036.jpg
The United States has more than 160 active volcanoes, but experts say it's hard to tell whether any will erupt soon, like Kilauea did in Hawaii, NBC News reported. Among these volcanoes are Mount Rainier...

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<![CDATA[Beacon Falls Ravaged by Recent Storms ]]> Fri, 18 May 2018 23:38:36 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Beacon_Falls_Ravaged_by_Recent_Storms.jpg
In Beacon Falls, the clean up from Tuesday’s tornado is well underway. But one doesn’t have to look far to see clear signs of the power of the week’s weather and the destruction it caused.]]>
<![CDATA[Community Holds Vigil to Support Injured Hartford Officer]]> Fri, 18 May 2018 23:34:50 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/HARTFORD-OFFICER-VIGIL-KIDIK.jpg
Members of Mothers United Against Violence gathered in front of Hartford’s public safety complex to thank police for their service and to offer support for the Hartford police officer stabbed in the line of duty...

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