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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...

Thursday, Jul 19, 2018

Wrong Funeral Home Picks Up Body From Local Hospital

Wrong Funeral Home Picks Up Body From Local Hospital

A Plymouth woman wants to make sure no one else goes through the same ordeal she did when her husband’s body was picked up from the hospital by the wrong funeral home.

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018

Is That Vacation Rental Too Good To Be True?

Is That Vacation Rental Too Good To Be True?

Vacation rental sites are growing in popularity and so is the potential to fall victim to fake rental ads.

Monday, Jul 16, 2018

Amazon Prime Day Brings Big Deals, and Big Site Problems

Amazon Prime Day Brings Big Deals, and Big Site Problems

Amazon’s third annual Prime Day started off with more of a crash than a bang. Many customers who logged on at 3 p.m. Monday hoping to find deals instead encountered an error message

Monday, Jul 16, 2018

3-Year-Old Locks Herself Inside Front Load Washing Machine

3-Year-Old Locks Herself Inside Front Load Washing Machine

Lindsey McIver from Conifer, Colorado took to Facebook Wednesday to warn other parents against what could have been an unspeakable tragedy after her husband rescued their 3-year-old daughter from inside...

Friday, Jul 13, 2018

Amazon Seller Spends Two Years Fighting To Get His Money

Amazon Seller Spends Two Years Fighting To Get His Money

When Eric Ristaino sold his iPhone 6S on Amazon, he wanted to get a little extra cash to pay for a new one. But the Branford resident said he ended up without the money or the phone because of a problem with the...

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018

Seniors: Look Out For New Medicare Cards and Potential Scams

Seniors: Look Out For New Medicare Cards and Potential Scams

New Medicare cards are on their way to seniors across Connecticut, and officials are warning recipients to be on the lookout for scams.

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018

Enfield Woman Questions Missing Mortgage Payment

Enfield Woman Questions Missing Mortgage Payment

For 20 years, Maxine Whittingham has lived in the same house in Enfield, and for those two decades, Whittingham insists she’s never made a late mortgage payment.

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018

Does It Pay To Shop Online For Hotel Deals?

Does It Pay To Shop Online For Hotel Deals?

With the summer travel season underway, many vacationers are using hotel websites to book a room. But are you getting the most bang for your buck by surfing the net for the best price?

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First Alert Issued for Sunday With Threat of Thunderstorms
First Alert Issued for Sunday With Threat of Thunderstorms

The First Alert Weather team has issued a First Alert for Sunday with the threat of heavy rain and severe thunderstorms.

Police ID 4-Year-Old Who Died After West Haven Hot Car Incident
Police ID 4-Year-Old Who Died After West Haven Hot Car Incident

A 4-year-old boy has died and his 2-year-old brother was rushed to the hospital after a hot car incident in West Haven Thursday, according to police.

Vote For Your Favorite Connecticut Pizza Place
Vote For Your Favorite Connecticut Pizza Place

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Make This Mountain Resort Your Outdoor Playground This Summer
Make This Mountain Resort Your Outdoor Playground This Summer

Whether you want to beat the heat with snow-filled fun or you just need a digital detox, get the family outdoors and active with a summer adventure at Powder Ridge Park.

Trump Was Taped Talking of Paying for Playboy Model's Story
Trump Was Taped Talking of Paying for Playboy Model's Story

President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer secretly recorded Trump discussing a potential payment for a former Playboy model's account of having an affair with him, people familiar with an investigation...

Donate to NBC CT/Telemundo CT Drive for Local Teachers
Donate to NBC CT/Telemundo CT Drive for Local Teachers

NBC Connecticut and Telemundo Connecticut are proud to present the 2018 Supporting Our Schools drive. This is your opportunity to make a difference for children and classrooms from Kindergarten through...