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23-year-old man pulled from Watertown pond has died

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Crews said a 23-year-old man who was pulled from a pond at Sylvan Lake Park in Watertown on Thursday afternoon has died.

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A nice start to summer, but the weekend will be unsettled!

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Summer officially arrived at 6:07 this morning!  That is when the summer solstice occurred.

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PHOTOS
We're going inside the Travelers Championship! (WFSB) We're going inside the Travelers Championship! (WFSB)

Check out photos taken all week long, inside the Travelers Championship at the TPC River Highlands in Cromwell.

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Immigration rally held in Hartford, one day after executive order

Children who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, sit in one of the cages at a facility in McAllen, Texas, Sunday, June 17, 2018. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP) Children who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, sit in one of the cages at a facility in McAllen, Texas, Sunday, June 17, 2018. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP)
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A rally in the capital city was held Thursday evening, in an effort to demand the end of the imprisonment of children at the border.

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Locals raise concerns over Mass. casino's last call

The Mass. Gaming Commission approved the last call time at the new casino to 4 a.m. (WFSB file photo) The Mass. Gaming Commission approved the last call time at the new casino to 4 a.m. (WFSB file photo)
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MGM Springfield is still a couple months from opening, but a decision made by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission has some worried about safety here in Connecticut.

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Charles Krauthammer, famed conservative columnist, has died

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"I leave this life with no regrets," Krauthammer wrote in the farewell message. "It was a wonderful life."

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Life Star transports injured hiker from Ragged Mountain

Two teens were rescued from Ragged Mountain on Thursday (WFSB) Two teens were rescued from Ragged Mountain on Thursday (WFSB)
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Life Star was called to Ragged Mountain on Thursday evening to transport an injured hiker.

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Melania Trump's 'I really don't care. Do U?' jacket was no mistake

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As the first lady boarded her plane from Andrews Air Force Base, she wore an olive green jacket. The back of the jacket read: "I really don't care. Do U?" in white graffiti-style lettering.

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TRAVELERS CHAMPIONSHIP

Day 1 of Travelers Championship comes to an end Video included

The Travelers Championship kicked off on Thursday in Cromwell. (WFSB) The Travelers Championship kicked off on Thursday in Cromwell. (WFSB)
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Official play in the Travelers Championship began on Thursday.

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'Make Music Day' brings music lovers to Waterbury

'Make Music Day' took place in Waterbury (WFSB) 'Make Music Day' took place in Waterbury (WFSB)
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Waterbury might be known for its hills, but on Thursday, it’s downtown was alive with the sound of music.

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Southington school participates in contest for new playground

A Southington school entered a contest to win a playground made from recycled materials (WFSB) A Southington school entered a contest to win a playground made from recycled materials (WFSB)
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An elementary school in Southington needs your vote in a contest for a new playground made from recycled materials. 

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Local town leaders working to combat panhandling

Panhandling has been an issue in local towns (WFSB) Panhandling has been an issue in local towns (WFSB)
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If you feel like more people are standing on the side of busy Connecticut roads holding signs and asking for money, you are not alone.  

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Granby homeowners encounter repair delays weeks after hail storm

Granby homeowners are still having trouble with hail damage repairs weeks later (WFSB) Granby homeowners are still having trouble with hail damage repairs weeks later (WFSB)
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It has been more than a month since a powerful hail storm ripped through Granby, destroying roofs and damaging siding on homes. 

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Bristol residents victims of recent wheel thefts

Residents in Bristol have seen an uptick in wheel thefts (WFSB) Residents in Bristol have seen an uptick in wheel thefts (WFSB)
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Homeowners in one Bristol neighborhood are on alert after a rash of wheel thefts.

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CSCU Board of Regents endorses new consolidation plan

Gateway Community College. (WFSB file) Gateway Community College. (WFSB file)
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A new plan to consolidate the state's community colleges into one school was endorsed by their Board of Regents on Thursday.

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Gaming Commission to allow MGM to serve alcohol until 4 a.m.

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Downtown Springfield continues to evolve as crews work to complete the MGM casino.

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Water balloon slingshots top list of unsafe summer toys

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A Boston-based consumer watchdog group has warned of the dangers to children of water balloon slingshots, lawn darts and other summer toys.

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Travelers Championship fans experience new improvements

Fans get to experience new improvements at Travelers (WFSB) Fans get to experience new improvements at Travelers (WFSB)
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Thursday was day one of the professional golfers hitting the course at the Travelers Championship. 

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Man sentenced to 3 years for selling crack

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A Connecticut man has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for distributing crack.

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Speed appears to be a factor in crash near amusement park

9 people, including children, were injured in a Bristol crash (WFSB) 9 people, including children, were injured in a Bristol crash (WFSB)

Police say four adults and five children were taken to the hospital after a minivan crashed near the entrance to a Connecticut amusement park.

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Viewing area for Hospital of Special Care patients available at Travelers Championship

Hospital for Special Care has a special viewing area for patients (WFSB) Hospital for Special Care has a special viewing area for patients (WFSB)
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The Hospital for Special Care is a beneficiary of many of the funds raised by the Travelers Championship.

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Police investigating body found at Yantic River Falls in Norwich

Norwich police. (WFSB file) Norwich police. (WFSB file)
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Norwich Police are investigating a body found on Thursday. 

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Women's Day celebrated at Travelers Championship Video included

Actor/singer Christopher Jackson spoke at the Women's Day event of the Travelers Championship on Thursday. (WFSB) Actor/singer Christopher Jackson spoke at the Women's Day event of the Travelers Championship on Thursday. (WFSB)
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Thursday was not only the start of play at the Travelers Championship, it was also Women's Day.

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Melania Trump makes surprise visit to border facilities

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First lady Melania Trump touched down in McAllen, Texas, Thursday making a publicly unannounced and hastily planned trip to get a first-hand look at the crisis affecting immigrant families at the US border.

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New Haven police discuss falsified background checks

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The New Haven Police Department revealed a bit more on Thursday about police academy falsified background checks.

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Trump's migrant policy: First blowback, then about-face Video included

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Trump's about-face on separating immigrant families comes after mushrooming blowback from all corners. More>>

Zach Johnson holds early lead at Travelers Championship

Zack Johnson has shot a first-round 63 to take an early lead at the Travelers Championship in Connecticut. More>>

Investigation into Kevin Ollie reveals some players participated in impermissible workouts

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An investigation revealed that former UConn men’s head basketball coach, Kevin Ollie, violated NCAA rules, which lead to his firing. 

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Suspect arrested in rapper XXXTentacion's shooting death

This photo provided by Broward Sheriff's Office shows Dedrick Devonshay Williams. This photo provided by Broward Sheriff's Office shows Dedrick Devonshay Williams.
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A suspect has been arrested in the shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion.

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Trial postponed for teacher in 'Fight Club' case

A Connecticut judge has postponed the trial of a former substitute teacher charged with organizing a student fight club. More>>

2 state park swimming areas are closed

There is no swimming at Mashamoquet Brook State Park as of Thursday. (DEEP file photo) There is no swimming at Mashamoquet Brook State Park as of Thursday. (DEEP file photo)
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Two state park swimming areas were closed as of Thursday.

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Could a cheap vaccine be the key to treating diabetes?

(AP Photo/Mark Zaleski) (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)
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While the results of the study look promising, not everyone is convinced.

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Man smoked weed while 1-year-old boy drowned in pool, police say

Charles Lee (Bay County Sheriff's Office) Charles Lee (Bay County Sheriff's Office)
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A Florida man is facing manslaughter charges after an infant drowned.

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AAA predicts record-breaking travel for Fourth of July

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AAA is projecting record-breaking travel numbers over the Fourth of July holiday.

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Mixed-race family wants Blue Bell to change name of 'Great Divide' ice cream flavor

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This family wants the name of the flavor to be more inclusive.

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Supreme Court rules states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax

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Online shopping will soon become more expensive.

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Fear of large fight leads to 4 arrests in Ledyard

Alex Garcia, Benjamin Rosado, Ariel Main and Michael Miner were arrested following a loud argument in Ledyard. (Ledyard police) Alex Garcia, Benjamin Rosado, Ariel Main and Michael Miner were arrested following a loud argument in Ledyard. (Ledyard police)
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Neighbors' fears that a large fight was about to happen led to the arrests of four people in Ledyard.

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Mom admits to dumping body of 4-year-old boy found dead on beach

This combo photo shows Rebecca Rivera (left) and Dania Amezquita-Gomez (right). Both women are charged with tampering with physical evidence in the death of Jayden Alexander Lopez. (The Galveston Police Department) This combo photo shows Rebecca Rivera (left) and Dania Amezquita-Gomez (right). Both women are charged with tampering with physical evidence in the death of Jayden Alexander Lopez. (The Galveston Police Department)
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Authorities found the boy's naked body on a South Texas beach last year. 

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Time magazine's latest cover shows Trump staring down viral immigrant girl

Time magazine released the cover of its latest issue on Thursday. It shows President Trump staring down at a 2-year-old immigrant girl who was stopped at the border.

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Man arrested for walking down the street with backpack of heroin

A man was busted for carrying 41 bags of heroin in a backpack in Plymouth. (Plymouth police) A man was busted for carrying 41 bags of heroin in a backpack in Plymouth. (Plymouth police)
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A man who urged a woman to "keep up" during a walk down Main Street in Plymouth was arrested for carrying a backpack with heroin.

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ICE arrests more than 100 workers in raid at meatpacking plant

Special agents from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) late Tuesday executed a criminal search warrant at Fresh Mark in Salem, OH. (Photo Courtesy of ICE) Special agents from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) late Tuesday executed a criminal search warrant at Fresh Mark in Salem, OH. (Photo Courtesy of ICE)
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Federal immigration officials on Tuesday raided a large meat supplier based in Ohio.

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Koko, the gorilla who knew sign language, dies at 46

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The western lowland gorilla opened the eyes and hearts of millions.

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Motorcyclist killed in Bolton crash

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A motorcycle rider was killed in an overnight crash in Bolton on Wednesday.

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Trump and Putin plan to meet in mid-July

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 President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin are planning to meet.

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