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Friday, Jun 21, 2019 at 03:58 PM EDT

Summer Solstice 2019: What You Need to Know

Summer Solstice 2019: What You Need to Know

The summer solstice sets off the official start of summer as the Northern Hemisphere angles itself at the point in its orbit closest to the sun, causing the longest day and shortest night of the calendar...

Thursday, Jun 6, 2019 at 08:35 AM EDT

Man Who Once Got FBI to Test 'Bigfoot' Hair Still Holds Hope

Man Who Once Got FBI to Test 'Bigfoot' Hair Still Holds Hope

Yeti persisted. An Oregon man intent on proving the existence of the mythical creatures known as Bigfoot, Sasquatch, the Abominable Snowman and Yeti in 1976 managed to get the FBI to test hair and tissue...

Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019 at 08:47 PM EDT

Massive Ladybug Swarm Over California Shows Up on Radar

Massive Ladybug Swarm Over California Shows Up on Radar

Though it looked like the San Diego region was about to be drenched in a soggy downpour, it was actually something sort of magical. A giant swarm of ladybugs making its way across the National Weather...

Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 01:58 PM EDT

World's Smallest Surviving Baby

World's Smallest Surviving Baby

Officials at a San Diego hospital revealed Wednesday that the world's smallest surviving baby was born in December. Nicknamed "Saybie" by the nursing staff, the girl weighed 8.6 ounces when she was...

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 10:16 AM EDT

Peacock Stuck in Truck Grill Walks Away Unharmed

Peacock Stuck in Truck Grill Walks Away Unharmed

Sheriff's deputies in Clackamas, Oregon, came to the aid of a driver who had a peacock stuck in the grill of her truck. The peacock escaped and appeared to be unharmed.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 11:29 AM EDT

'Guardian Angel': Pigeon Saves Speeding Driver From Ticket

'Guardian Angel': Pigeon Saves Speeding Driver From Ticket

Police in western Germany say divine intervention saved a speeding driver from getting a ticket, after a pigeon photobombed a traffic enforcement camera at just the right moment. Perhaps inspired by this week's...

Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019 at 03:59 PM EDT

Hidden in Plain Sight: A 360-Video Tour of the Austin House

Hidden in Plain Sight: A 360-Video Tour of the Austin House

There is a very unique house in Hartford that is not all that it seems - unless you take a closer look. NBC Connecticut's ongoing series 'Hidden In Plain Sight' reveals the story behind the Austin House on...

Monday, May 27, 2019 at 05:23 PM EDT

Man Wearing Trump Mask Caught Vandalizing Car in SoCal: Police

Man Wearing Trump Mask Caught Vandalizing Car in SoCal: Police

A man was arrested early Monday morning after deputies spotted him wearing a President Donald Trump mask while allegedly vandalizing a parked vehicle in Orange County. Deputies were conducting a patrol check of...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 11:38 PM EDT

Someone Breaks Into Mass. Home, Gives it Good Scrub

Someone Breaks Into Mass. Home, Gives it Good Scrub

Whoever broke into a Massachusetts man's home last week didn't take a thing. They did, however, leave the house spotless. Nate Roman tells The Boston Globe that when he returned to his Marlborough home from...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 07:55 PM EDT

Wanted Poster for Torrington Suspect Reaches 15K Likes

Wanted Poster for Torrington Suspect Reaches 15K Likes

A man wanted by Torrington Police for failure to appear has reached an unusual deal with police.

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Closer to Free Ride 2019
Closer to Free Ride 2019
NBC Connecticut is proud to be connecting you with the Closer to Free Ride presented by Bank of America, on Saturday, September 7. "Connecticut’s Best Ride" ride benefits Smilow Cancer Hospital... Read more
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