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Lawmakers to address K-2 overdoses on Monday Video included

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Several lawmakers will meet on Monday afternoon after more than 100 people overdosed in New Haven on a synthetic opioid called “K-2.”

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Isolated showers possible Sunday Video included

Clouds hang tough today, and temperatures will stay in the 70’s. (WFSB) Clouds hang tough today, and temperatures will stay in the 70’s. (WFSB)
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Clouds hang tough today, and temperatures will stay in the 70’s.

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A nice week ahead, with just one hiccup!

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SUNDAY RECAP… In the wake of a cold front that brought strong to severe storms yesterday with heavy rain… as expected, today was much calmer and cooler.  With more clouds than sunshine, high temperatures were only in the mid to upper 70s!  At times, especially in southwestern CT, showers were present.     Now 19 days into the month of August, our rainfall total at Windsor Locks (where the records are maintained for the Hartford area) stands at ...

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Clouds hanging tough today!

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A cold front moved across the state yesterday afternoon and evening, and that front has stalled just to the south of CT. With that front hanging nearby, today will be an unsettled day.

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A stormy start to the weekend!

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Another day, another round of storms expected

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Fair season 2018

Country fairs held around the state

The Brooklyn Fair in 2017 (WFSB file photo) The Brooklyn Fair in 2017 (WFSB file photo)
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Here's a list of upcoming fairs this fall.

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Contractor finds buried World War II-era hand grenade

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A contractor working in the backyard of a Bridgeport home has stumbled upon a potentially explosive situation.

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Drivers cited for blocking traffic for “trick shot” in Hamden

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Troopers cited 10 drivers on the Hamden/New Haven line after they blocked the flow of traffic attempting to shoot video.

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WTA Tour back in New Haven for Connecticut Open

CT Open being held in New Haven this week (WFSB) CT Open being held in New Haven this week (WFSB)

The WTA Tour is making its annual stop in New Haven.

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Campaign raising money for free legal immigrant services

Two retired state jurists have teamed up to raise money to help expand free legal services to immigrant children and families in Connecticut.

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Colchester home demolished by fire, flames seen from 2 miles away

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A fire official said six crews helped to knock down a fire at a home in Colchester on Saturday evening.

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Senators: White House workers shielded by whistleblower laws

Two New England senators are urging White House lawyer Don McGahn to remind executive branch employees of their rights under federal whistleblower laws.

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Recounts planned in 2 tight legislative primary races

Town clerks in Bridgeport, Montville, Stratford and Waterford are facing a deadline to conduct recounts in two Connecticut General Assembly primary races.

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SCIENCE SUNDAY

Investigating sound

Experimenting with sound on this week's Science Sunday.

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Tax-free week starts today

Clothing and many accessories will be tax-free in Connecticut. (WFSB file photo) Clothing and many accessories will be tax-free in Connecticut. (WFSB file photo)
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Parents looking to save a few dollars on back to school clothes shopping have been waiting for tax-free week and it starts today.

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Lightning strikes home and trees in Watertown on Saturday

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Lightning struck a home and a cluster of trees for two residents in Watertown on Saturday afternoon.

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Woman injured after wall collapse in East Granby

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A woman was injured after officials said a wall in her yard collapsed on top of her on Saturday afternoon.

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Boarding school: 7 former staffers sexually abused students

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An elite Connecticut boarding school has found that seven former faculty members sexually abused students primarily during the 1970s and 1980s.

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Officials investigate cause of death for Colorado mom, kids Video included

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Shanann Watts' Facebook page painted a portrait of a happy married life - of a woman dedicated to her husband and their two young children.

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Heavy rainfall floods streets in Windsor Locks

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Heavy rainfall is flooding some streets in Windsor Locks on Saturday afternoon.

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Bikes now allowed on board New Haven-to-Springfield trains

Bicyclists can now catch a ride on the commuter rail line linking New Haven, Hartford and Springfield, Massachusetts.

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Connecticut kicks off 18th annual sales tax-free week

Back-to-school shoppers can soon expect at least a 6.35 percent break on their purchases.

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FD: Crews respond to barn fire in East Windsor

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8 Fire Departments responded to a fully involved barn fire in East Windsor on Friday evening.

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Man helps neighbor after home struck by lightning

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A man in Avon helped out his neighbors after their home was struck by lightning Friday evening.  A bolt of lightning in Avon knocked out power and caused a small fire on North Point Landing as storms blew through the state Friday.  

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Wild Bill’s Nostalgia set to close one year after owner’s death

Wild Bill's Nostalgia, owned by William 'Wild Bill' Ziegler, is set to close (WFSB) Wild Bill's Nostalgia, owned by William 'Wild Bill' Ziegler, is set to close (WFSB)
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Wild Bill’s Nostalgia announced on Friday that they will be closing their doors for good. 

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Vets warn of new canine flu strain in the state

Veterinarians are warning pet owners of a new strain of the dog flu (WFSB) Veterinarians are warning pet owners of a new strain of the dog flu (WFSB)
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Connecticut veterinarians are warning dog owners to be on alert. 

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Wolcott Country Fair still on even with chance of storms

The Wolcott Country Fair is still happening on Friday, even with the chance of severe storms. 

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Manafort judge says he's received threats, won't name jurors Video included

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The jury in the fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has ended its first day of deliberations.

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Clean up continues 3 months after tornado hit Hamden

Three months after an EF1 tornado hit Hamden, residents are still cleaning up (WFSB) Three months after an EF1 tornado hit Hamden, residents are still cleaning up (WFSB)
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Three months later after a tornado, cleanup work is still happening in Hamden. 

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What's going on this weekend

Here's Nicole Nalepa with a look at what's going on this weekend!

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Candidates for governor weigh in on tolls

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If you live in Connecticut, you already know the roads are bad. 

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New Haven police identify two arrested amid K2 overdoses Video included

2 men were arrested for nearly 100 K2 overdoses in New Haven (WFSB/New Haven Police) 2 men were arrested for nearly 100 K2 overdoses in New Haven (WFSB/New Haven Police)
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City officials in New Haven are trying to get a handle on a synthetic drug epidemic during which more than 100 overdose cases spanned 36 hours.

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Paw Sox to be relocated to Worcester

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In a joint press conference, Governor Baker, Worcester leaders, and members of the Pawtucket Red Sox announced that the Triple A affiliate club will be relocated and receive a new stadium.

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Dozens turn out for Amazon job fair in Bristol Video included

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The world's largest online retailer hosted a walk-in job fair in Bristol on Friday.

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PD: 4 women, 1 man arrested in New Britain prostitution sting

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Four women and one man were arrested in a New Britain prostitution sting.

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Troopers identify people involved in deadly New Haven crash Video included

1 person is dead after a car struck a tree on Friday morning (WFSB) 1 person is dead after a car struck a tree on Friday morning (WFSB)
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A man is dead after a a stolen car struck a tree in New Haven on Friday morning.

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POLL

Do you think tolls would help fix CT's deteriorating roads?

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With a study claiming CT has some of the worst roads in the country, do you think tolls would help cover repairs?

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TRAFFIC ALERT

Water main break closes road in Manchester

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A water main break in Manchester closed a portion of Center Street.

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3 state park swimming areas closed

Kettletown State Park. (WFSB file) Kettletown State Park. (WFSB file)
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Three swimming areas at Connecticut state parks are closed on Friday.

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Girl denied school lunch because she was short by 15 cents, mom says

This file photo shows a school lunch consisting of vegetables, whole wheat bread, fruit, and lowfat milk. (AP Photo/Peter Cosgrove) This file photo shows a school lunch consisting of vegetables, whole wheat bread, fruit, and lowfat milk. (AP Photo/Peter Cosgrove)
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A Florida mother said her daughter spent an entire school day without a meal.

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Woman armed with mace, knife stabs several people in Hartford

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A woman police said was armed with mace and a knife is accused of stabbing several people at an apartment building in Hartford.

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Consumer Reports: Heavy metals found in baby food Video included

50 foods were tested. (Source: File Image) 50 foods were tested. (Source: File Image)
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Consumer Reports has found an unsettling number of baby and toddler foods that contain heavy metals. 

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  • Report: MeToo activist Argento settled sex assault complaint

    Report: MeToo activist Argento settled sex assault complaint

    Sunday, August 19 2018 10:37 PM EDT2018-08-20 02:37:31 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 3:17 AM EDT2018-08-20 07:17:48 GMT
    The New York Times reports that Italian actress Asia Argento _ one of the most prominent activists of the #MeToo movement _ recently settled a lawsuit filed against her by a young actor and musician who said she...More >
    The New York Times reports that Italian actress Asia Argento _ one of the most prominent activists of the #MeToo movement _ recently settled a lawsuit filed against her by a young actor and musician who said she sexually assaulted him.More >
  • MTV VMAs working to craft tribute for Aretha Franklin

    MTV VMAs working to craft tribute for Aretha Franklin

    Friday, August 17 2018 4:59 PM EDT2018-08-17 20:59:32 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 3:03 AM EDT2018-08-20 07:03:37 GMT
    (Photo by Cheryl Gerber/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this July 8, 2012 file photo, Aretha Franklin performs at the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans. Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 at her home in Detroit.  She was 76.(Photo by Cheryl Gerber/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this July 8, 2012 file photo, Aretha Franklin performs at the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans. Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 at her home in Detroit. She was 76.
    The MTV Video Music Awards plans on honoring the legacy of Aretha Franklin _ they're just not sure how they will do it.More >
    The MTV Video Music Awards plans on honoring the legacy of Aretha Franklin _ they're just not sure how they will do it.More >
  • Backstreet Boys fans treated for injuries after storm

    Backstreet Boys fans treated for injuries after storm

    Sunday, August 19 2018 2:37 PM EDT2018-08-19 18:37:16 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 3:00 AM EDT2018-08-20 07:00:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File). FILE - In this June 6, 2018 file photo, Kevin Richardson, Howie Dorough, Nick Carter, Brian Littrell, and AJ McLean of Backstreet Boys, perform "Don't go Breaking My Heart" at the CMT Music Awards at the Bridgestone Aren...(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File). FILE - In this June 6, 2018 file photo, Kevin Richardson, Howie Dorough, Nick Carter, Brian Littrell, and AJ McLean of Backstreet Boys, perform "Don't go Breaking My Heart" at the CMT Music Awards at the Bridgestone Aren...
    A southern Oklahoma casino says 14 fans suffered cuts and bruises when a powerful rainstorm toppled entrance trusses and disrupted the start of an outdoor concert by the Backstreet Boys.More >
    A southern Oklahoma casino says 14 fans suffered cuts and bruises when a powerful rainstorm toppled entrance trusses and disrupted the start of an outdoor concert by the Backstreet Boys.More >

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