<![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-usSun, 21 Oct 2018 19:34:11 -0400Sun, 21 Oct 2018 19:34:11 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Man Dies in Boating Accident on Candlewood Lake]]> Sun, 21 Oct 2018 17:01:34 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*120/candlewoodlakeboatax.jpg
A man has died after a boating accident on Candlewood Lake in Brookfield on Sunday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Plainfield Police Search for Vehicle Involved in Pedestrian Hit-and-Run]]> Sun, 21 Oct 2018 15:23:58 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Police+Lights+Generic+NBC4_16.jpg
Plainfield Police are searching for the vehicle that hit a pedestrian and left the scene on Saturday night.]]>
<![CDATA[$1M Powerball Ticket Sold in Connecticut]]> Sun, 21 Oct 2018 17:06:23 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/mega-and-powerball.jpg
Check your tickets! One Powerball ticket sold in Connecticut for Saturday's drawing is worth one million dollars.

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<![CDATA[6 Injured in Shooting Near Jacksonville Football Stadium]]> Sun, 21 Oct 2018 15:56:31 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Policelightsgeneric.jpg
The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect who shot at six people near Florida's TIAA Bank Field football stadium on Sunday.JSO said three of those injured are in critical condition.The...

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<![CDATA[19-Year-Old Shot Man in Leg After Argument in Stratford: Police]]> Sun, 21 Oct 2018 11:39:06 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/davontewhitehurst.JPG
Stratford Police have arrested a 19-year-old after a shooting on Saturday night.

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<![CDATA[Saudi Official: Crown Prince Was Not Aware of Writer's Death]]> Sun, 21 Oct 2018 15:05:58 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/mbs.jpg
Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister on Sunday called the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at a consulate in Istanbul “a rogue operation” and denied that the kingdom’s crown prince or intelligence service...

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<![CDATA[2.4M Pounds of Taquitos Recalled Over Salmonella Concern]]> Sun, 21 Oct 2018 17:46:23 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-1005726022.jpg
More than 2.4 million pounds of ready-to-eat taquitos have been recalled due to possible contamination with salmonella and listeria, the Food Safety and Inspection Service announced.The recall includes...

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<![CDATA[The Cove Helps Grieving Children Seek Help]]> Sun, 21 Oct 2018 13:32:56 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/runforthecove.JPG
The Cove Center for Grieving Children held its 21st annual Run for The Cove 5K Sunday morning. The organization offers free services for children ages six to 17 years old to help them grieve the loss of a parent...

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<![CDATA[4 Men Found With Assault Weapon in Vehicle in Hartford: Police]]> Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:39:19 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/hartfordassaultweaponarrest.jpg
Hartford Police have arrested four men after they were found with an assault weapon inside of a vehicle in Hartford on Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Hundreds of People Line Up for Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinic in Farmington]]> Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:25:51 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/drivethruflushot.jpg
NBC Connecticut was Connecting You to a flu shot clinic put on by ProHealth Physicians.

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<![CDATA[Cold Front Brings Blast of Cold, Wind to End Weekend]]> Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:55:26 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/102018Model+EURO+Future++Feels+Like+Temp+CT.png
The First Alert Weather Team is tracking a big change in the weekend forecast.]]>
<![CDATA[New Haven Fire Dept. Employee on Leave Following Incident]]> Sat, 20 Oct 2018 16:20:02 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/new+haven+fire+generic.jpg
An employee of New Haven Fire Department is on paid administrative leave after an incident on Friday, New Haven Fire Department Chief John Alston said on Saturday.

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<![CDATA['Chaos': 30 Injured After Floor Collapses During Party in SC]]> Sun, 21 Oct 2018 16:39:48 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/clemsonpartyfloor.jpg
A party turned to "chaos" early Sunday when the floor of a clubhouse near Clemson University collapsed and left 30 people injured, police said.Authorities were called about 12:30 a.m.

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<![CDATA[Trump May Have Lost His Bet on Saudi Prince MBS]]> Sun, 21 Oct 2018 03:07:25 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/211*120/DonaldBinSalmanBackfire.jpg
From the outset of his presidency, Trump has offered a warm embrace to Saudi Arabia and its ambitious royal heir, Mohammed bin Salman, believing he could help the U.S. confront Iran in the Middle East.But the...

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<![CDATA[Woman Harasses Family for Speaking Spanish in Va. Restaurant]]> Sat, 20 Oct 2018 21:02:28 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Andys+Restaurant+Harassment.jpg
A Latina woman was with family visiting from Guatemala when she says they were verbally harassed by a white woman for conversing in Spanish at a Virginia restaurant.The family was confronted inside Andy’s...]]>
<![CDATA[Man Asks Social Media for Help to Find Mystery Couple in Yosemite Photo]]> Sat, 20 Oct 2018 20:49:33 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/yosemite+photo.jpg
A Michigan photographer is asking for the collective power of the internet to help him find a couple of whom he took a stunning picture in what he believes was the moment they got engaged at Yosemite National...

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<![CDATA[Kmart Manager Delivers Emotional Farewell During Store's Final Closing]]> Sat, 20 Oct 2018 19:46:48 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Josh+Englert+Kmart.jpg
For 18 years, the Kmart in McMurray, Pennsylvania, was like home for Joshua Englert.He was 16 years old when he first started helping shoppers at the discount retailer's location near Pittsburgh.

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<![CDATA[Tribal Police Respond to Stabbing at Foxwoods Casino Outlets ]]> Sat, 20 Oct 2018 22:59:04 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/FOXWOODS.PNG
Mashantucket Tribal Police responded to a stabbing incident at the Tanger Outlet Mall at Foxwoods Casino Saturday afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[Damaged Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Sikorsky Memorial Airport]]> Sun, 21 Oct 2018 09:19:23 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/sikorsky+emergency+landing.PNG
Incredible video captured the moment a small plane made an emergency landing in Stratford on Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Firefighters Rescue Employee Trapped in Industrial Equipment]]> Sat, 20 Oct 2018 17:00:29 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/industrialaccidentinhartford.jpg
Emergency crews responded to an industrial accident at a recycling process center in Hartford on Saturday morning.

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<![CDATA[CT Transit Drivers Demand Bathroom Access]]> Sat, 20 Oct 2018 16:57:41 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Relief_On_the_Way_For_CT_Transit_Bus_Drivers.jpg
CT Transit workers are keeping up the fight for more frequent bathroom breaks. A group rallied in downtown Hartford Friday morning demanding more stops and access to restrooms.]]>
<![CDATA[ Dancing Scarecrows Win 'Prettiest Scarecrow Award' at Suffield Scarecrow Contest]]> Sat, 20 Oct 2018 14:04:18 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/160*213/PrettiestScarecrowAward_DancingDuet.JPG
A duet of dancing scarecrows won the Prettiest Scarecrow Award at the Suffield Scarecrow Contest on Saturday. NBC Connecticut's Alessandra Martinez was the emcee for the event, which was part of "Scare-It-Up...

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<![CDATA[99-Year-Old WWII Veteran Gets Home Repaired For Free]]> Sun, 21 Oct 2018 09:21:50 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/houseofheroes.jpg
A show of appreciation for a deserving World War II veteran in Southington as House of Heroes stepped in again, for a 108th time, to make the 99-year-old's day a little easier.

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<![CDATA[Driver Fled After Crashing Into Ambulance in Hartford: PD]]> Sat, 20 Oct 2018 16:17:45 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AMBULANCE-CRASH-HARTFORD.jpg
Police are searching for the driver of a vehicle that crashed into an ambulance in Hartford and fled on Friday night.

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<![CDATA[Hurricane Dogs Hope for New Homes in Connecticut]]> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 21:57:45 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/_Hurricane_Dogs__Hope_to_Find_New_Homes_in_Connecticut.jpg
This weekend a big pet adoption event is aiming to find homes for many animals, including some displaced after Hurricane Florence in the Carolinas.]]>
<![CDATA[Feds Release Recommendations on Crumbling Foundations]]> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 18:55:54 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Crumbling_Basement_Tax_Relief_Update.jpg
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Friday released the findings of a year-long study making short and long-term recommendations on the crumbling foundations issue that has affected hundreds of homeowners...]]>
<![CDATA[Danbury Man Struck and Killed by Car in Brookfield]]> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 16:14:38 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Police+Lights+Generic+NBC4_16.jpg
A Danbury man was killed when he was struck by a vehicle on Whisconier Road (Route 25) in Brookfield Friday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[Ned Lamont Releases Tax Returns]]> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 18:57:45 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Ned_Lamont_Releases_Tax_Returns.jpg
Democratic nominee for governor Ned Lamont released his tax returns Friday.]]>
<![CDATA[Seasonal Hiring in Full Swing ]]> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 17:28:38 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/UPS-GENERIC.jpg
The seasonal hiring frenzy continues with employers hoping to fill thousands of jobs ahead of the holiday rush, including UPS, which held nearly 170 job fairs around the country on Friday.

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<![CDATA[Three Officers Shot Armed Man in Meriden: Police]]> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 15:30:08 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Connecticut+State+Police+van+in+Meriden.jpg
Three Meriden police officers shot a man who state police said fired a gun from a car, then got out of the car with a gun in his hand.

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<![CDATA['A Special Day': Dozens Sworn in as U.S. Citizens ]]> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 18:58:13 -0400 https://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/NATURALIZATION-CEREMONY.jpg
The Elks Club in Middletown hosted a naturalization ceremony Friday.]]>