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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...

Sep 30, 2019

Federal Investigators Looking into Headrest Complaints with Jeep and Dodge Vehicles

Federal Investigators Looking into Headrest Complaints with Jeep and Dodge Vehicles

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched a preliminary investigation into 128 complaints related to potential safety issues with Jeep and Dodge vehicles.

Sep 19, 2019

Drivers Worry Vehicles May Have Dangerous Defect

Drivers Worry Vehicles May Have Dangerous Defect

Drivers across the country say they are living in fear of their own vehicles after their headrest forcefully struck them in the head with no warning. Some have complained the vehicles should be recalled, and...

Sep 13, 2019

Simsbury Man Says Simple Cell Phone Cancellation Turned into Big Headache

Simsbury Man Says Simple Cell Phone Cancellation Turned into Big Headache

A Simsbury man who switched cell phone service providers and decided to cancel still found himself stuck with a bill. He reached out to NBC Connecticut Responds to tackle the problem and get it resolved.

Sep 11, 2019

Madison Couple Taken Through the Wringer With Defective Appliance

Madison Couple Taken Through the Wringer With Defective Appliance

A Madison couple purchased smart appliances and were disappointed with how they performed, so they called NBC Connecticut Responds to step in and helped them get the appliances replaced.

Aug 29, 2019

Safety First: What Goes Into Keeping Up Carnival Rides

Safety First: What Goes Into Keeping Up Carnival Rides

As summer winds down, fair season heats up, bringing in amusement rides and attractions.

Aug 8, 2019

How to Turn Annoying Robocalls Into Cash

How to Turn Annoying Robocalls Into Cash

Robocalls often try to sell you something like a car warranty or insurance, but what if you could actually make thousands of dollars on those calls? A McKinney, Texas man says he's mastered the art of turning...

Jul 7, 2019

Poll: 1 in 4 Don't Plan to Retire Despite Realities of Aging

Poll: 1 in 4 Don't Plan to Retire Despite Realities of Aging

Nearly one-quarter of Americans say they never plan to retire, according to a poll that suggests a disconnection between individuals' retirement plans and the realities of aging in the workforce. Experts...

Jun 5, 2019

Waterford Man Gets The Runaround Trying To Get His Refund

Waterford Man Gets The Runaround Trying To Get His Refund

NBC Connecticut Responds helped a Waterford man get his refund after Best Buy’s Geek Squad service tech couldn’t assist him with his email problem.

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First Alert: Heavy Rain and Strong Winds This Afternoon, Evening
First Alert: Heavy Rain and Strong Winds This Afternoon, Evening

NBC Connecticut meteorologists are continuing to track a strong storm that will move into the state this afternoon.

Conn. Public Health Commissioner to Testify About E-Cigarettes on Capitol Hill
Conn. Public Health Commissioner to Testify About E-Cigarettes on Capitol Hill

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are set to hear testimony from a number of people on Wednesday including Connecticut's own Public Health Commissioner on how to handle this ongoing health threat.

Destructive Spotted Lanternfly Spotted in Connecticut
Destructive Spotted Lanternfly Spotted in Connecticut

A spotted lanternfly, a species that is causing nightmares in parts of Pennsylvania, has been found in Connecticut. A single living adult spotted lanternfly was found in Southbury, according to the Connecticut...

Child Reports Being Approached By Driver in Putnam
Child Reports Being Approached By Driver in Putnam

A child reported being approached by a driver in Putnam on Tuesday evening and police are asking anyone who witnesses anything to come forward.

Debate Rivals Assail Warren as She Joins Democrats' Top Rank
Debate Rivals Assail Warren as She Joins Democrats' Top Rank

Elizabeth Warren repeatedly came under attack during Tuesday's Democratic presidential debate as rivals accused the Massachusetts senator of ducking questions about the cost of Medicare for All and her signature...

Metro-North Adds Yankee Clipper Service to Yankees ALCS Games
Metro-North Adds Yankee Clipper Service to Yankees ALCS Games

The New York Yankees are in a battle with the Houston Astros to head to the World Series and Metro-North is adding service to get Yankees fans to the home games of the American League Championship today...