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Three towns without millions in reimbursements due to tax changes

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Taxpayers took their concerns to the state capitol on Wednesday. Residents from three towns are saying enough is enough. 

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Technical Discussion

More rain likely before the week is over!

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Today’s storm was a bit of an under performer, but we still received a good beneficial rainfall.

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SLIDESHOW: This study from Apartment List ranked the top 10 largest metro areas in terms of the highest super commuters. They're the people who travel 90 minutes or more to work each day.

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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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Two pedestrians hit by a car outside restaurant in Windsor Locks

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Two people were hit by a car outside of a restaurant on Route 75 in Windsor Locks. 

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Tractor-trailer involved in police pursuit on I-95, hit police cruiser

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State Police arrested a man after a police pursuit on I-95 in Old Saybrook on Wednesday. 

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Ex-cop arrested in sadistic crime spree from '70s and '80s

(CNN) Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones announced Wednesday, April 25, 2018, they arrested Joseph James DeAngelo, 72. DeAngelo is believed to be the long-sought criminal known as the East Area Rapist or Golden State Killer, among other names. (CNN) Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones announced Wednesday, April 25, 2018, they arrested Joseph James DeAngelo, 72. DeAngelo is believed to be the long-sought criminal known as the East Area Rapist or Golden State Killer, among other names.
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A man once sworn to protect the public from crime was accused Wednesday of living a double life terrorizing suburban neighborhoods at night.

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House passes bill to give financial aid to undocumented students

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Undocumented students known as "Dreamers" are celebrating what they feel is a historic achievement. 

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Neighbors concerned about proposal to extend Tweed's runway

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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Naugatuck police mourn the passing of retired K9

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The Naugatuck Police Department is mourning the passing of a retired K9. 

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Crews battle fire at Hartford church, 12 people inside

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A fire started inside a Hartford church on Wednesday evening. 

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Police issue silver alert for 4-year-old, mother from Waterbury

4-year-old Minnelli Berroa-Insogna (Submitted) 4-year-old Minnelli Berroa-Insogna (Submitted)
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Police have issued a Silver Alert for a 4-year-old girl and her mother who are from Waterbury.

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Groton leaders raise funds for school lunches

School leaders in Groton are raising money to help students who are in debt for lunches (WFSB) School leaders in Groton are raising money to help students who are in debt for lunches (WFSB)
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Over 500 students at Groton Public Schools are in debt for meals that they didn't have the money for, but school leaders are trying to fix that.

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Watch: Paralyzed groom walks his bride down the aisle

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He was paralyzed from the neck down in a college football accident; seven years later, he walked with his bride down the aisle and the world fell in love. 

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CDC says 31 more people ill after eating romaine lettuce

Chopped romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona, area is thought to be the source of the outbreak. (Photo: BW Folsom/Shutterstock) Chopped romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona, area is thought to be the source of the outbreak. (Photo: BW Folsom/Shutterstock)
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The number of people hospitalized due to an E. coli outbreak in multiple states continues to grow.

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144,000 ceiling fans recalled due to blades falling

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HD Supply is recalling 144,000 of their Seasons Ceiling Fans after discovering the brackets connected to the blades can break, causing the blades to fall.

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Missing Bozrah man found safe

Thomas Morgan left to go fishing on Tuesday and hasn't been since. (State police) Thomas Morgan left to go fishing on Tuesday and hasn't been since. (State police)
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State police said a man who was reported missing from Bozrah on Wednesday was found safe.

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Family, friends mourn death of New London teen

Luis Roman died on Tuesday evening (submitted) Luis Roman died on Tuesday evening (submitted)
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Friends and family of a 17-year-old from New London are mourning his death after he was found unresponsive in his family's home.

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West Haven man arrested in Hamden shooting

Darrell Mayes was arrested by Hamden Police for a shooting in March. (Hamden PD) Darrell Mayes was arrested by Hamden Police for a shooting in March. (Hamden PD)
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A West Haven man was arrested for a shooting that happened in Hamden in March. 

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EARLY WARNING WEATHER

Rain tapers off after evening commute Video included

Rain fell in New Haven on Wednesday (WFSB) Rain fell in New Haven on Wednesday (WFSB)
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A storm that came up from the south doused the state with a pretty good dose of rain on Wednesday.

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Lax vetting on Trump nominees begins to frustrate senators Video included

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As President Donald Trump's pick to lead Veterans Affairs skids to a halt, senators from both parties are voicing frustration that the White House is skipping crucial vetting of nominees and leaving lawmakers to clean up the mess.

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Medal of Honor set to be posthumously awarded to CT Air Force sergeant

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A Connecticut native’s act of bravery and ultimate sacrifice in the Air Force is expected to be recognized with the military’s highest award for valor, the Medal of Honor. 

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Police search for suspect in West Hartford, Plainville armed robberies

West Hartford Police are searching for this suspect connected to two West Hartford robberies (West Hartford PD) West Hartford Police are searching for this suspect connected to two West Hartford robberies (West Hartford PD)
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Police in two towns are searching for a suspect who is connected to three armed robberies.

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State trooper injured after tractor trailer hit cruiser on I-95

The camera on the Early Warning Weather Tracker spotted the crash on I-95 (WFSB) The camera on the Early Warning Weather Tracker spotted the crash on I-95 (WFSB)
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A CT State Police cruiser was hit by a tractor-trailer during a chase along I-95 in Old Saybrook on Wednesday.

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Woman arrested for frequently leaving 5-year-old home alone

Michelle Montgomery is accused of frequently leaving her young son home alone in Glastonbury. (Glastonbury police) Michelle Montgomery is accused of frequently leaving her young son home alone in Glastonbury. (Glastonbury police)
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Police in Glastonbury arrested a woman for leaving her young son home alone.

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PD: Thomaston man threatens to blow up house

Michael Zakorchevnoy was arrested by Thomaston Police (Thomaston PD) Michael Zakorchevnoy was arrested by Thomaston Police (Thomaston PD)
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Thomaston police arrested a man after he threatened to blow up his house.

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Dealership finance manager charged with larceny

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Hamden police have arrested a financial manager for allegedly embezzling thousands from a car dealership.

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Officials: $1.6 million in life insurance benefits claimed

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State officials say a large amount of unclaimed life insurance benefits have been returned to Connecticut residents.

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Senators introduce federal legislation to help homeowners

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Connecticut's Democratic U.S. senators are introducing federal legislation to help state homeowners with concrete foundations crumbling due to the presence of an iron sulfide.

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Manchester man charged with federal child porn offenses

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A Manchester man was charged with federal offenses of child pornography. 

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PD: Around 100 people found underage drinking in Hamden

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Hamden police caught “approximately 100 people” for underage drinking at a bar in Hamden. 

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Man police searched Meriden's Hubbard Park for found dead

A search for a missing person was underway at Hubbard Park in Meriden. (WFSB) A search for a missing person was underway at Hubbard Park in Meriden. (WFSB)
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Police say a man they were searching for at Meriden's Hubbard Park on Wednesday was found dead.

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7 governors announce regional gun violence consortium

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The governors of Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Delaware and Puerto Rico are announcing the nation's first regional gun violence research consortium.

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Push for tolls in CT forges ahead

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The push for tolls in Connecticut is moving forward. The House speaker expects a vote next week on where to put them.

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Off-duty conduct leads to New Haven police sergeant being placed on leave

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A New Haven patrol sergeant was placed on administrative leave following off-duty conduct, the police department said on Wednesday.

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World's longest nonstop flight set for takeoff

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Singapore to New York, nonstop. Almost 20 hours in the air.

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Meals on Wheels volunteers honored for service

The fleet of volunteers who deliver warm meals to homebound seniors had a chance to sit down and be honored themselves.

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Missing sailor found safe in another state

Jacob Tyler. (Groton town police) Jacob Tyler. (Groton town police)
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A sailor reported missing from Groton has been located.

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Petit won't run for Congress, seeks another term with House of Reps.

Dr. William Petit  (WFSB file photo) Dr. William Petit (WFSB file photo)
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After Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty came under fire for how she handled a harassment and abuse complaint in her office, several people said they were eyeing her position in Congress.

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Mayor: Dallas police officer dies day after shooting

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The mayor of Dallas says a police officer has died a day after a shooting that also wounded another officer and a home improvement store employee.

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Water pressure restored in Danbury, but bottled water usage still urged Video included

A water main break on Taramack Avenue in Danbury closed a school and forced some neighborhoods into a boil water advisory. (@MayorMark) A water main break on Taramack Avenue in Danbury closed a school and forced some neighborhoods into a boil water advisory. (@MayorMark)
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A water main break in Danbury continues to cause issues for a section of the city, including Western Connecticut State University, on Wednesday.

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Sheriff: Man killed deputy, stole his car and robbed store

This undated identification photo released by the Maine State Police shows John Williams of Madison, Maine, who is being sought in connection with the shooting of a Somerset County sheriff's deputy. (Maine State Police via AP) This undated identification photo released by the Maine State Police shows John Williams of Madison, Maine, who is being sought in connection with the shooting of a Somerset County sheriff's deputy. (Maine State Police via AP)
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A Maine man killed a sheriff's deputy, stole his cruiser and robbed a convenience store early Wednesday, triggering an intensive manhunt in a rural town in central Maine. 

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Fire destroys home in East Windsor

Crews battling fire on Abbe Road in East Windsor (East Windsor Police Department) Crews battling fire on Abbe Road in East Windsor (East Windsor Police Department)
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Crews from several departments battled a house fire in East Windsor on Tuesday.

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Father turns son in to police for bragging about stealing officer's gun

Christian Daniels (KTRK via CNN) Christian Daniels (KTRK via CNN)
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A Houston father said it was his duty to turn his son in to police, after he allegedly bragged about the crimes he had committed. 

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SUV slams into building in Branford

A SUV slammed into the entrance of Quest Laboratory on North Main Street in Branford Wednesday morning. (@Cpt_G_Morgan) A SUV slammed into the entrance of Quest Laboratory on North Main Street in Branford Wednesday morning. (@Cpt_G_Morgan)
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A SUV crashed into a building in Branford on Wednesday morning.

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I-TEAM INVESTIGATION

Dueling reports, blame game pose problems after Newington fuel spill debacle Video included

Residents attended a Town Council meeting in Newington regarding a fuel spill behind Town Hall. (WFSB) Residents attended a Town Council meeting in Newington regarding a fuel spill behind Town Hall. (WFSB)
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Since 19,000 gallons of diesel fuel leaked over the course of a year in Newington, safeguards to prevent it from happening in the future have yet to be fixed, according to one investigation.

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Standoff resolved peacefully in Hartford Video included

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Hartford police officers investigated a call about a man making threats early Wednesday morning and it resulted in a brief standoff.

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Hometown Scramble

An Earth Day scramble

An Earth Day puzzle from veteran Hometown Scrambler Diane Taylor.

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