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Bill Cosby convicted of drugging and molesting a woman

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The jury in the sexual assault retrial of Bill Cosby is heading back to the courtroom the panel of seven men and five women spent about 14 hours deliberating.

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Rain tomorrow followed by big temperature swings!

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It turned out to be a very nice day!

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Korean summit starts with a handshake, after year of tension

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After a year of tensions, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in have started their summit with a handshake. More>>

Local Universities react to Bill Cosby decision

Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial, Thursday, April 26, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial, Thursday, April 26, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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One day after Bill Cosby was convicted of drugging and assaulting a woman, the fallout is being felt here in Connecticut. 

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Family of driver killed after stopping to help woman he hit speaks out

Michael Mangeri was hit by a car and killed after he stopped to help a woman he hit (WFSB) Michael Mangeri was hit by a car and killed after he stopped to help a woman he hit (WFSB)
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A family is coping with the loss of a father and husband on Thursday night. O

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State Police recruits take part in driver training tests

CT State Police recruits take part in driver training tests (WFSB) CT State Police recruits take part in driver training tests (WFSB)
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Connecticut State Police recruits are behind the wheel and on the track for a test that will determine whether or not they have what it takes to become a state trooper. 

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Authorities say fire out at Wisconsin refinery, at least 11 hurt

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An explosion rocked a refinery in northwestern Wisconsin on Thursday, injuring at least 11 people.

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Senate committee OKs bill to safeguard special counsel

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Senate panel expected to vote on legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller's job, a bill that has split Republicans.

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University of New Haven students prepare for the worst with mass casualty drill

Students at the University of New Haven took part in a mass casualty drill on Thursday. (WFSB) Students at the University of New Haven took part in a mass casualty drill on Thursday. (WFSB)
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Just days after a van driver struck and killed 10 people in Toronto, students at the University of New Haven took part in a mass casualty drill on campus.

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Rain, flooding closes part of Hamden's linear trail

Part of the Hamden linear trail is closed because of flooding (WFSB) Part of the Hamden linear trail is closed because of flooding (WFSB)
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Hamden shut down part of the Farmington Canal Linear Park after the recent rain made quite the mess.

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Mom looking to thank Good Samaritan who found car keys

A woman is trying to find the person who found her car keys at Sleeping Giant State Park (WFSB) A woman is trying to find the person who found her car keys at Sleeping Giant State Park (WFSB)
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A single mom from Meriden lost her only set of keys at Sleeping Giant State Park. Amazingly someone found them, but now she’s trying to find the unknown Good Samaritan to thank them.

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State Police K9 teams participate in training

Connecticut State Police K9 teams came from near and far on Thursday for a special training event in East Hartford.

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Amazon raising price of annual Prime membership

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Amazon is raising the price of Amazon Prime from $99 to $119 per year.

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Report: Many home-schooled kids in families accused of abuse

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The death of a 17-year-old Hartford boy who was disabled has shed light on a system that failed to protect him.

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20 Towns in Twenty Days

Scot heads to South Windsor

Channel 3 went to South Windsor to kick off 20 Towns in Twenty Days (WFSB) Channel 3 went to South Windsor to kick off 20 Towns in Twenty Days (WFSB)
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Channel 3 has kicked off its series for 20 Towns in Twenty Days, starting with South Windsor.

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Woman hopes story of husband's suicide will save lives

Paul Buchanan's widow hopes his story will help save the lives of others (submitted) Paul Buchanan's widow hopes his story will help save the lives of others (submitted)
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A woman whose husband committed suicide said she feels first responders are not getting enough mental health services, so she is pushing for legislation.

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Senate confirms Mike Pompeo as Trump's secretary of state

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The Senate approved Mike Pompeo's nomination as the next secretary of state on Thursday, installing the former CIA Director as the nation's top diplomat.

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Police identify driver killed after stopping to help woman he had hit Video included

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A man from Windsor Locks was struck and killed by a car Wednesday night while he was helping a woman he had accidentally hit.

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Wesleyan president to ask Board of Trustees to revoke Cosby's honorary degree

Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial, Thursday, April 26, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial, Thursday, April 26, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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On Thursday, comedian and actor Bill Cosby was found guilty of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman.

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Crews work to extinguish 3-alarm house fire in Canterbury

Crews have responded to a 3-alarm fire in Canterbury (QVEC-911? @QVEC911) Crews have responded to a 3-alarm fire in Canterbury (QVEC-911? @QVEC911)
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Crews were called to a 3-alarm house fire in Canterbury on Thursday afternoon.

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Vernon home invasion suspects stole several firearms

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Vernon police are investigating a home invasion and robbery that happened on Wednesday evening.

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Car crashes through garage of home in Berlin

A car crashed through the back of a garage of a home in Berlin on Thursday (WFSB) A car crashed through the back of a garage of a home in Berlin on Thursday (WFSB)
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Emergency crews were called to a home in Berlin where a car crashed through the back of a garage.

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PD: Plainville man bit officer while in police custody

Anthony D’Amico (Plainville Police) Anthony D’Amico (Plainville Police)
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A Plainville man is facing charges after police said he bit an officer while in police custody.

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Ford getting rid of all but 2 cars in North America

This Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, photo shows a Ford sign at an auto dealership, in Hialeah, Fla. Ford Motor Co. says a change in the way it values pension assets will cut 2016 full-year net income by $2 billion. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz) This Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, photo shows a Ford sign at an auto dealership, in Hialeah, Fla. Ford Motor Co. says a change in the way it values pension assets will cut 2016 full-year net income by $2 billion. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
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Ford Motor Co. said Wednesday it will shed most of its North American car lineup as part of broad plan to save money and make the company more competitive.

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Officials vote to change name of Yawkey Way in Boston

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Boston approved a plan Thursday to change the name of Yawkey Way, the street outside Fenway Park named in honor of a former Red Sox owner some have said was racist.

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Suspect arrested for illegally dumping trash in Hartford

Hartford's DPW said police arrested a suspect for dumping dozens of bags of household trash on Love Lane. (Hartford DPW) Hartford's DPW said police arrested a suspect for dumping dozens of bags of household trash on Love Lane. (Hartford DPW)
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Hartford officials don't fool around when it comes to illegal dumping in the city.

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Newington police seek Sunoco robbery suspect

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Police in Newington are hoping the public can help identify a man who robbed a gas station.

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DEEP warns people not to rescue animals perceived as 'orphaned'

Young gray foxes may appear to be alone, but DEEP said they may not necessarily be orphaned. (Paul J. Fusco, CT DEEP Wildlife Division) Young gray foxes may appear to be alone, but DEEP said they may not necessarily be orphaned. (Paul J. Fusco, CT DEEP Wildlife Division)
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They may appear orphaned, lonely and cute, but state environmental officials are warning against "rescuing" baby animals.

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Norwalk police make child porn arrest on Canadian Mountie tip

Eddie Zapata was arrested on child pornography charges after Norwalk police learned he had been communicating with a 13-year-old Canadian girl on the internet. (Norwalk police) Eddie Zapata was arrested on child pornography charges after Norwalk police learned he had been communicating with a 13-year-old Canadian girl on the internet. (Norwalk police)
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Acting on a tip from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Norwalk police were able to make a child pornography arrest.

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Trump's travel ban likely to be upheld, justices indicate Video included

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The Supreme Court is saving one of its biggest cases for last, weighing President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from several mostly Muslim countries.

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Hit-and-run deaths hit record high, says AAA

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Hit-and-run crashes have reached a record level in the U.S., according to AAA.

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Ronny Jackson withdraws from consideration for VA chief

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White House doctor Ronny Jackson withdrew from consideration as Veterans Affairs secretary on Thursday, saying "false allegations" against him have become a distraction. 

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Sandy Hook man killed in Derby crash

A box truck and another vehicle were involved in a collision on Route 34 in Derby early Tuesday morning. (WFSB) A box truck and another vehicle were involved in a collision on Route 34 in Derby early Tuesday morning. (WFSB)
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Police have identified a driver killed in a two-vehicle Derby crash as a Sandy Hook man.

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Neighbors concerned about proposal to extend Tweed's runway Video included

New Haven neighbors have raised concerns about a plan to extend the runway at Tweed (WFSB file photo) New Haven neighbors have raised concerns about a plan to extend the runway at Tweed (WFSB file photo)
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A fight over flights and the plan to lengthen the runway at Tweed New Haven airport has been a contentious battle for years.

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  • The Latest: Kim, Moon walk back after private talk

    The Latest: Kim, Moon walk back after private talk

    Thursday, April 26 2018 8:03 PM EDT2018-04-27 00:03:04 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 4:34 AM EDT2018-04-27 08:34:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). South Korean President Moon Jae-in waves as he leaves to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, near presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 27, 2018. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Moo...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). South Korean President Moon Jae-in waves as he leaves to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, near presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 27, 2018. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Moo...
    South Korean President Moon Jae-in leaves for summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.More >
    South Korean President Moon Jae-in leaves for summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.More >
  • Trump's Cohen comments raise questions about relationship

    Trump's Cohen comments raise questions about relationship

    Thursday, April 26 2018 9:18 AM EDT2018-04-26 13:18:48 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 4:34 AM EDT2018-04-27 08:34:20 GMT
    President Donald Trump says his personal attorney Michael Cohen represents him 'with this crazy Stormy Daniels deal' and that 'from what I see he did absolutely nothing wrong.' (Source: CNN)President Donald Trump says his personal attorney Michael Cohen represents him 'with this crazy Stormy Daniels deal' and that 'from what I see he did absolutely nothing wrong.' (Source: CNN)

    President Donald Trump says his personal attorney Michael Cohen represents him "with this crazy Stormy Daniels deal" and that "from what I see he did absolutely nothing wrong."

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    President Donald Trump says his personal attorney Michael Cohen represents him "with this crazy Stormy Daniels deal" and that "from what I see he did absolutely nothing wrong."

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  • Tom Brokaw denies sexual misconduct claim by ex-NBC reporter

    Tom Brokaw denies sexual misconduct claim by ex-NBC reporter

    Thursday, April 26 2018 9:49 PM EDT2018-04-27 01:49:41 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 4:33 AM EDT2018-04-27 08:33:33 GMT
    Tom Brokaw speaks at the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry annual dinner Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, in Hershey, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)Tom Brokaw speaks at the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry annual dinner Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, in Hershey, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    A woman who worked as a war correspondent for NBC News says Tom Brokaw groped her, twice tried to forcibly kiss her and made inappropriate overtures attempting to have an affair.

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    A woman who worked as a war correspondent for NBC News says Tom Brokaw groped her, twice tried to forcibly kiss her and made inappropriate overtures attempting to have an affair.

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  • Tom Brokaw denies sexual misconduct claim by ex-NBC reporter

    Tom Brokaw denies sexual misconduct claim by ex-NBC reporter

    Thursday, April 26 2018 9:49 PM EDT2018-04-27 01:49:40 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 4:33 AM EDT2018-04-27 08:33:33 GMT
    A woman who worked as a war correspondent for NBC News says Tom Brokaw groped her, twice tried to forcibly kiss her and made inappropriate overtures attempting to have an affair.More >
    A woman who worked as a war correspondent for NBC News says Tom Brokaw groped her, twice tried to forcibly kiss her and made inappropriate overtures attempting to have an affair.More >
  • Comparing Cosby's 2 trials: More accusers and a conviction

    Comparing Cosby's 2 trials: More accusers and a conviction

    Friday, April 27 2018 1:00 AM EDT2018-04-27 05:00:55 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 4:32 AM EDT2018-04-27 08:32:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby gestures as he leaves the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., after being convicted of drugging and molesting a woman, Thursday, April 26, 2018.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby gestures as he leaves the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., after being convicted of drugging and molesting a woman, Thursday, April 26, 2018.
    The retrial that led to Bill Cosby's conviction on charges he drugged and molested a woman at his suburban Philadelphia mansion played out far differently than one that ended in a hung jury last year.More >
    The retrial that led to Bill Cosby's conviction on charges he drugged and molested a woman at his suburban Philadelphia mansion played out far differently than one that ended in a hung jury last year.More >
  • Cosby could spend rest of life in prison for sex assault

    Cosby could spend rest of life in prison for sex assault

    Friday, April 27 2018 1:29 AM EDT2018-04-27 05:29:46 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 4:31 AM EDT2018-04-27 08:31:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Actor and comedian Bill Cosby departs the courthouse after he was found guilty in his sexual assault retrial, Thursday, April, 26, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Actor and comedian Bill Cosby departs the courthouse after he was found guilty in his sexual assault retrial, Thursday, April, 26, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.
    Prosecutors say the public has now seen 'the real Bill Cosby'; the comedian was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his suburban Philadelphia mansion.More >
    Prosecutors say the public has now seen 'the real Bill Cosby'; the comedian was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his suburban Philadelphia mansion.More >

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