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Friday, Feb 3, 2017

NBC Connecticut Responds to Your Consumer Complaints

NBC Connecticut Responds to Your Consumer Complaints

Introducing NBC Connecticut's new consumer unit, NBC Connecticut Responds. It's our new commitment to viewers. No call, email or question to our consumer hotline will go unanswered when it comes to your consumer...

Friday, Sep 29, 2017

Milford Woman Out Thousands of Dollars After Hiring Contractor

Milford Woman Out Thousands of Dollars After Hiring Contractor

A Milford woman was out thousands of dollars after hiring a contractor who, she thought, wouldn’t finish the job.

Friday, Sep 29, 2017

Robocallers Spoofing Local Numbers and Officials

Robocallers Spoofing Local Numbers and Officials

Robocallers are more clever than ever, spoofing phone numbers to make it appear to come from someone familiar, including town officials.

Friday, Sep 29, 2017

Mattress Returns Can Be Difficult

Mattress Returns Can Be Difficult

Store policies for returning mattresses differ, and consumers should know the details before buying.

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017

Certain GM Drivers Still Waiting for Final Recall Fix

Certain GM Drivers Still Waiting for Final Recall Fix

A General Motors safety recall has many of its drivers worried, not just because of the problem, but because the company has not yet issued a permanent fix.

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017

Budget Crisis Leads to Proposed Electric Bill Changes

Budget Crisis Leads to Proposed Electric Bill Changes

Part of what ratepayers spend on monthly electric bills could soon change because of Connecticut’s budget problem.

Thursday, Sep 14, 2017

'Free' Promotional Devices Doesn’t Mean Free Data

'Free' Promotional Devices Doesn’t Mean Free Data

When it comes to cell phone promotional offers, free doesn’t always mean free.

Thursday, Sep 14, 2017

Local and Federal Agencies Raise Concerns Amid Equifax Breach

Local and Federal Agencies Raise Concerns Amid Equifax Breach

The Federal Trade Commission announced it will launch an investigation into the details that led to 143 million stolen identities from an Equifax database.

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017

Bridal Party Seeks Refund After Winery Postpones Event

Bridal Party Seeks Refund After Winery Postpones Event

When Dalice Elizabeth Winery postponed one of its summer clam bakes, Southington native, Marisa Debboli, and 13 of her friends had to change plans.

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Area of Double Fatal Crash on I-95 Busy Spot for First Responders
Area of Double Fatal Crash on I-95 Busy Spot for First Responders

Two 71-year-old women were killed in a fiery crash Wednesday on Interstate 95 North in Old Lyme.

Tentative Bipartisan Budget Framework Could Eliminate Car Taxes
Tentative Bipartisan Budget Framework Could Eliminate Car Taxes

Members of the Connecticut House of Representatives are learning details of a tentative, bipartisan budget framework, including proposals to increase the cigarette tax and eventually eliminate local motor...

How a Mammogram Saved One Doctor’s Life
How a Mammogram Saved One Doctor’s Life

After getting a routine mammogram and an MRI at Jefferson Radiology, Dr. Shilpa Deepak Thakur learned she had breast cancer

Senate GOP Backs Budget, Clears Way for Tax Overhaul
Senate GOP Backs Budget, Clears Way for Tax Overhaul

Republicans must now shift their focus to enacting President Donald Trump's sweeping tax plan, a far heavier lift than the $4 trillion budget plan they've muscled through the Senate to lay the groundwork for the...

Hartford Residents Meet to Learn About Bankruptcy
Hartford Residents Meet to Learn About Bankruptcy

If the City of Hartford filed for bankruptcy, how would that affect the thousands of people who live and work there?