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Oct 8, 2018

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...

May 19, 2019

Madison Couple Hits A Major Snag With Home Flooring Project

Madison Couple Hits A Major Snag With Home Flooring Project

A Madison couple reached out to NBC Connecticut Responds after they experienced a $31,000 problem replacing their home flooring.

May 15, 2019

Insurance Reimbursement for Storm Damage Came Slowly For Some

Insurance Reimbursement for Storm Damage Came Slowly For Some

A year after four tornadoes, a macroburst and a microburst ripped through Connecticut, some homeowners are still managing renovations and cleanup, and dealing with insurance holdups.

May 9, 2019

Cyber Florists: Do You Know Where Your Delivery Is Coming From?

Cyber Florists: Do You Know Where Your Delivery Is Coming From?

More and more people are turning to flowers for Mother’s Day or any other occasion, but as more of the industry goes online it may not be clear exactly where those flowers are coming from or what you’re going to...

May 7, 2019

Six Burn Victims Sue Over Exploding Cans of Cooking Spray

Six Burn Victims Sue Over Exploding Cans of Cooking Spray

A New York City woman is suing over an explosion she blames on a can of household cooking spray that ignited her hair and left her horribly burned. Five similar lawsuits involving plaintiffs across the...

May 5, 2019

Average US Price of Gas Spikes 5 Cents Per Gallon to $2.97

Average US Price of Gas Spikes 5 Cents Per Gallon to $2.97

The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline jumped 5 cents a gallon over the past two weeks, to $2.97.

May 2, 2019

Plantsville Woman Experienced Communication Breakdown With Frontier

Plantsville Woman Experienced Communication Breakdown With Frontier

Joan Rancourt is the latest customer to deal with reported issues involving Frontier Communications.

May 2, 2019

Half of Parents Still Help Their Adult Children Out Financially: Study

Half of Parents Still Help Their Adult Children Out Financially: Study

One of the biggest financial roadblocks for parents on their way to retirement may be their children.

Apr 26, 2019

Man's $1M Life Savings Stolen as Cell Number Is Hijacked

Man's $1M Life Savings Stolen as Cell Number Is Hijacked

Hackers are exploiting a system designed to make your financial, social media, and e-mail accounts safer. Security experts recommend everyone take action now to protect themselves.

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Litchfield County
Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Litchfield County

Our team of First Alert Meteorologists are tracking the threat for strong, potentially severe, storms Monday afternoon and into the evening. A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for Litchfield County...

Research Group Tracks Great White Shark in Long Island Sound
Research Group Tracks Great White Shark in Long Island Sound

A research group that tags and tracks sea life said Monday for the first time, it has tracked a great white shark in Long Island Sound.

Surveillance Shows Masked Stranger at Door of Bristol Home
Surveillance Shows Masked Stranger at Door of Bristol Home

Kathleen Frascarelli likes to see who’s at the door before she answers it. Sunday night, the image she saw of the person on the other side of the glass gave her the creeps.

Trump Tells Ex-Counsel McGahn to Defy Congressional Subpoena
Trump Tells Ex-Counsel McGahn to Defy Congressional Subpoena

President Donald Trump directed former White House Counsel Don McGahn to defy a congressional subpoena, citing a Justice Department legal opinion that McGahn would have immunity from testifying about his work as...

Groton School Evacuated Over Potential Threat
Groton School Evacuated Over Potential Threat

The West Side STEM Magnet Middle School in Groton was evacuated Monday due to a potential threat, the superintendent confirmed.

More Charges Filed in Westport Decapitated Chickens Case
More Charges Filed in Westport Decapitated Chickens Case

More charges have been filed against a man accused of leaving decapitated chickens outside a home in Westport.