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Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in New Britain (WFSB) Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in New Britain (WFSB)

Suspect dead in New Britain officer-involved shooting

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Police in New Britain responded to an officer-involved shooting that happened on Thursday evening.

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Technical Discussion

A cold night and snow showers are possible before the week is over!

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As expected, it was a snowy morning across the state.  We received 1-3” of light, fluffy snow, but it certainly slowed down the morning commute.

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SLIDESHOW: Scot Haney and Nicole Nalepa asked for your photos, so here they are: Cats that think they're Christmas ornaments.

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No jail for fertility doctor who lied about using own sperm

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A retired Indianapolis fertility doctor accused of inseminating patients with his own sperm is set to plead guilty to charges that he lied to investigators. More>>

Walmart, book distributor suspend ties with Tavis Smiley

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PBS suspends distribution of Tavis Smiley's talk show after an independent investigation uncovers "multiple, credible allegations" of misconduct by its host. More>>

Ex-'Apprentice' star Omarosa to tell all about White House

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The White House says Omarosa Manigault Newman _ one of President Donald Trump's most prominent African-American supporters _ plans to leave the administration next month. More>>

One person injured in Broad Brook structure fire

Crews are battling a fire in East Windsor (WFSB) Crews are battling a fire in East Windsor (WFSB)
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Crews are battling a fire at an apartment in the Broad Brook section of East Windsor.

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2 St. Louis-area cops shot but saved by bulletproof vests

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Two St. Louis-area police officers have been shot in the chest, but bulletproof vests apparently saved both from serious injury. More>>

Outreach team in New Haven makes sure homeless have shelter during cold stretch

Columbus House in New Haven. (WFSB) Columbus House in New Haven. (WFSB)
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With the bitter cold temperatures and the snow on Thursday morning, a street outreach team in New Haven was busy on Wednesday.

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Law professor explains some of CT's laws

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In many states voters get to weigh in and decide whether to have tolls or recreational marijuana.

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Retired state police lieutenant reflects on Sandy Hook massacre

We continue to remember the lives lost at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14, 2012. We continue to remember the lives lost at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14, 2012.
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Five years ago, it was considered the deadliest mass shooting in America.

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Plumber offers tips on avoiding frozen pipes

Now is the time of year to protect pipes against freezing (WFSB) Now is the time of year to protect pipes against freezing (WFSB)
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As temperatures keep dipping, it’s a good idea to keep an eye on your pipes at home.

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Mass held in memory of Sandy Hook school massacre

A remembrance mass is being held Thursday evening in honor of the victims of the Sandy Hook school massacre (WFSB) A remembrance mass is being held Thursday evening in honor of the victims of the Sandy Hook school massacre (WFSB)
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The Newtown community will come together this evening to remember the 26 lives lost five years ago in the Sandy Hook School shooting.

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Community college consolidation expected to save millions

The community college consolidation is expected to save millions (WFSB file photo) The community college consolidation is expected to save millions (WFSB file photo)
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Connecticut's financial problems are about to lead to major cuts in higher education.

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Vigils, remembrance mark 5th year since Sandy Hook shooting Video included

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Thursday marked five years since 20 students and six adults were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown.

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Police: No threat following rumors of students bringing guns to school

The John F. Kennedy Middle School in Southington (WFSB file photo) The John F. Kennedy Middle School in Southington (WFSB file photo)
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School officials in Southington informed parents on Thursday afternoon after rumors about guns being brought to school started circulating. 

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Lawmakers submit signatures to force a special session

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On the push to fix a health insurance program thousands of seniors rely on, it appears a special session could happen. 

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Parents sound off after school districts forgo snow delays

Snowy conditions led to gridlock with parents dropping their children off to school in Bristol. (Danielle Pender) Snowy conditions led to gridlock with parents dropping their children off to school in Bristol. (Danielle Pender)
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Some parents in Bristol were furious with school officials following the lack of a delayed start.

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Mystic offers free admission to SNAP card holders

New program being offered at Mystic Aquarium (WFSB) New program being offered at Mystic Aquarium (WFSB)
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There's a new initiative to make sure everyone can experience one of the state's most popular attractions.

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BREAKING

FCC votes along party lines to end 'net neutrality'

Demonstrators rally in support of net neutrality outside a Verizon store, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in New York. The FCC is set to vote Dec. 14 whether to scrap Obama-era rules around open internet access. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) Demonstrators rally in support of net neutrality outside a Verizon store, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in New York. The FCC is set to vote Dec. 14 whether to scrap Obama-era rules around open internet access. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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The change also gets rid of consumer protections, bars state laws that contradict the FCC's approach, and largely transfers oversight of internet service to another agency, the Federal Trade Commission.

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Suicide of Massachusetts teen under investigation

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A prosecutor in Massachusetts is investigating the suicide of a 15-year-old boy whose parents wrote in his obituary that he killed himself "after struggling with bullying from peers."

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DOT sends out entire fleet for Thursday's snow Video included

A coating of snow was seen on the roads in Killingworth around 4 a.m. on Thursday. (WFSB) A coating of snow was seen on the roads in Killingworth around 4 a.m. on Thursday. (WFSB)
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The Department of Transportation had its entire fleet out to assist with Thursday morning's snow storm.

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EARLY WARNING WEATHER

Snow creates driving hazards across the state Video included

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Roads quickly became slick on Thursday morning thanks to another round of winter weather.

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Net neutrality: What to know ahead of FCC vote today

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The future of how the internet is regulated may be decided this week. 

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East Hartford to mail out additional vehicle taxes

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The town of East Hartford said it has to mail out additional and supplemental motor vehicle taxes.

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Prospect armed robbery under investigation by state police

State police responded to an armed robbery at a Sunoco station on Waterbury Road in Prospect Wednesday night. (State police) State police responded to an armed robbery at a Sunoco station on Waterbury Road in Prospect Wednesday night. (State police)
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A gas station attendant was robbed at gunpoint in prospect on Wednesday night.

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Hartford police seize stolen guns, drugs and case in months-long investigation

Hartford police arrested a convicted felon on multiple drug and weapons charges. (Hartford police) Hartford police arrested a convicted felon on multiple drug and weapons charges. (Hartford police)
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A two month long investigation in Hartford led to the seizure of drugs, cash and stolen guns.

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Willimantic police arrest man for sexually assaulting girls

Angel Rosario is accused of sexually assaulting girls between the ages of 7 and 17, according to Willimantic police. (Willimantic police) Angel Rosario is accused of sexually assaulting girls between the ages of 7 and 17, according to Willimantic police. (Willimantic police)
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A four-month investigation into three separate sexual assaults in Willimantic led to the arrest of a 51-year-old man.

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TRENDING NOW

Slinky pro, pups shovel snow, child wants dad to herself

Slinky professional, dogs shovel snow and a baby wants dad to herself. Those are the stories trending on Dec. 14.

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Disney buying large part of 21st Century Fox in $52.4B deal

In this Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, photo, The Walt Disney Co. logo appears on a screen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The Walt Disney Co. reports earnings, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) In this Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, photo, The Walt Disney Co. logo appears on a screen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The Walt Disney Co. reports earnings, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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Disney is buying a large part of the Murdoch family's 21st Century Fox in a $52.4 billion deal, including film and television studios, cable and international TV businesses as it tries to meet competition from technology companies in the entertainment business. 

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Mom arrested after son has 323 hospital visits, 13 surgeries

Kaylene Bowen is charged with injury to a child with serious bodily injury. (Dallas County Sheriff’s Office) Kaylene Bowen is charged with injury to a child with serious bodily injury. (Dallas County Sheriff’s Office)
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A Texas woman who repeatedly took her healthy 8-year-old son to the hospital has been arrested.

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THROWBACK THURSDAY

Holiday-themed Coca Cola commercial from the 1970s

A holiday-themed Coca Cola commercial from the 1970s is this week's Throwback Thursday video. It was sent in by Channel 3 viewer Karen.

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TRAFFIC ALERT

Water main break closes schools, affects traffic in Winchester

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A water main break closed a high school and affected traffic in Winchester on Thursday morning.

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  • Feeling guilty about drinking? Well, ask the saints

    Feeling guilty about drinking? Well, ask the saints

    Friday, December 15 2017 12:16 AM EST2017-12-15 05:16:46 GMT
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    Each year the holidays bring with them an increase in both the consumption of alcohol and concern about drinking’s harmful effects. Alcohol abuse is no laughing matter, but is it sinful to drink and make merry, moderately and responsibly, during a holy season or at any other time?

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    Each year the holidays bring with them an increase in both the consumption of alcohol and concern about drinking’s harmful effects. Alcohol abuse is no laughing matter, but is it sinful to drink and make merry, moderately and responsibly, during a holy season or at any other time?

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  • Man whose relatives died mysteriously wants lawsuit scrapped

    Man whose relatives died mysteriously wants lawsuit scrapped

    Friday, December 15 2017 12:08 AM EST2017-12-15 05:08:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) FILE - This Sept. 27, 2016 file photo shows Nathan Carman arriving in a small boat at the US Coast Guard station in Boston. Carman's family filed a lawsuit in New Hampshire on Monday, July 17, 2017 accusing him of killing his...(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) FILE - This Sept. 27, 2016 file photo shows Nathan Carman arriving in a small boat at the US Coast Guard station in Boston. Carman's family filed a lawsuit in New Hampshire on Monday, July 17, 2017 accusing him of killing his...

    A New Hampshire judge is scheduled to hear arguments to dismiss a lawsuit accusing a Vermont man of killing his millionaire grandfather and possibly his mother to collect an inheritance.

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    A New Hampshire judge is scheduled to hear arguments to dismiss a lawsuit accusing a Vermont man of killing his millionaire grandfather and possibly his mother to collect an inheritance.

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  • Dustin Hoffman accused of new incidents of sexual misconduct

    Dustin Hoffman accused of new incidents of sexual misconduct

    Thursday, December 14 2017 11:50 PM EST2017-12-15 04:50:56 GMT
    Actor Dustin Hoffman poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film 'The Meyerowitz Stories' during the London Film Festival in London, Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)Actor Dustin Hoffman poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film 'The Meyerowitz Stories' during the London Film Festival in London, Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)

    More women are accusing Dustin Hoffman of sexual misconduct, including an incident in which a playwright says the actor exposed himself to her in a New York hotel room when she was 16-years-old. 

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    More women are accusing Dustin Hoffman of sexual misconduct, including an incident in which a playwright says the actor exposed himself to her in a New York hotel room when she was 16-years-old. 

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