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Early Warning Weather Alert issued, heavy rainfall and freezing rain on the way

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In advance of heavy rainfall and freezing rain, Channel 3 has issued an Early Warning Weather Alert.

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Early Warning Weather

More rain on tap this weekend Video included

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Connecticut ends the week on a wet note, but the wet weather continues this weekend.

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Investigation into Middlesex Hospital attack continues, suspect still in hospital Video included

Steven Ellam. (Facebook) Steven Ellam. (Facebook)
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A man who intentionally drove into a hospital in Middletown, lit himself on fire and streamed the whole incident on Facebook remained in critical condition on Friday.

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Technical Discussion

Sunny and mild today, soggy tomorrow

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Today will be by far the better of the two weekend days with a mix of clouds and sunshine, a light northwesterly breeze, and highs in the mid to possibly upper 50s! ?

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What's Going on This Weekend!

Here's Irene O'Connor with a look at what's going on this weekend.

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Boston Post Road in Guilford closed for emergency repair work

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Boston Post Road in Guilford is closed for emergency repair work between Dunk Rock Road and Long Hill Road until further notice, according to Guilford police department.

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Vigil for Parkland victims held in Newtown

Vigil for Parkland victims held in Newtown (WFSB) Vigil for Parkland victims held in Newtown (WFSB)
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Students, families, and friends gathered in Newtown at the high school track to honor those lost in Parkland, Florida on Friday evening.

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37th annual CT Flower and Garden Show being held this weekend

This weekend is the 37th annual Connecticut Flower and Garden Show.

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Former West Hartford mayor jumps into race for governor

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The former mayor of West Hartford is making it official. On Saturday, he will officially announce he is going all in for the gubernatorial race.

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Waterbury man charged in double murder

Shan Thompson (Waterbury Police) Shan Thompson (Waterbury Police)
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Police in Waterbury have arrested a man charged in the deaths of two men.

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Liberty Bank resolves deposit issue

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Liberty Bank experienced an issue with some direct deposits and external transfers on Friday.

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Town rallying behind girl struck by tree in Granby

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A 10-year-old girl from Granby is still recovering in the hospital, but her town is supporting her during her recovery. 

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Social media experts weigh in on video of hospital attack

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A man who intentionally drove his car into Middlesex Hospital on Thursday before setting himself on fire, streamed the incident on Facebook Live. 

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Suspect in Middlesex Hospital attack was released early from prison

Steven Ellam (Facebook) Steven Ellam (Facebook)
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On the day after an attack at Middlesex Hospital, many are wondering how a man with a lengthy criminal history was able to get out and re-offend.

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Middlesex Hospital opens temporary emergency room space

A car crashed into Middlesex Hospital Thursday morning (WFSB) A car crashed into Middlesex Hospital Thursday morning (WFSB)
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On Friday, a day after a man drove into the emergency department at Middlesex Hospital, officials said they opened a temporary space for emergency room patients.

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Website ranks Connecticut's safest school districts

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A website that ranks schools released its list of this year's safest school districts.

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CT students join lawmakers in fight for gun control

Students are joining lawmakers in the fight for gun control (WFSB) Students are joining lawmakers in the fight for gun control (WFSB)
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Connecticut students got together Friday and joined forces with elected leaders. 

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Waterbury student interviewed by police after gun threat

Waterbury Police (WFSB file photo) Waterbury Police (WFSB file photo)
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Police said they were at a middle school in Waterbury on Friday to interview a student about a threat.

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PHOTOS

Reverend claims $73,000 worth of items stolen from his car

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New Haven police are investigating after $73,000 worth of jewels, cash, electronics, and religious items were reportedly stolen from a reverend’s car.

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PD: Ledyard traffic stop leads to marijuana arrest

Daphne Sims (Ledyard Police) Daphne Sims (Ledyard Police)
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On the morning of Feb. 21, a Ledyard police officer pulled over a car that had crossed over the white line.

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School officials to address safety concerns in Deep River

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School officials in Deep River announced a news conference on Friday afternoon to discuss safety concerns after a social media post led to a postponed pep rally.

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Students walk out of Moodus school to bring attention to threat

Students at the Nathan Hale-Ray School in Moodus staged a walkout against gun violence on Friday. (WFSB) Students at the Nathan Hale-Ray School in Moodus staged a walkout against gun violence on Friday. (WFSB)
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Students walked out of a high school in the Moodus section of East Haddam on Friday to bring attention to a case of a student who threatened to use a firearm at the school.

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Trump bucks NRA, backs raising age for buying assault rifles Video included

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President Donald Trump has endorsed barring those under 21 from buying semi-automatic weapons _ a move that puts him in direct opposition with the National Rifle Association. More>>

Russia probe: Trump campaign aide Rick Gates to plead guilty

Deputy Trump campaign aide Rick Gates, center, arrives at federal court in Washington, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) Deputy Trump campaign aide Rick Gates, center, arrives at federal court in Washington, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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Former Donald Trump campaign official Rick Gates will plead guilty to two criminal charges in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential campaign.

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Teen charged, passenger likely paralyzed following stolen vehicle crash at Trinity

One of the three teens involved in a Summit Street crash in Hartford is likely paralyzed from the neck down. (Hartford police) One of the three teens involved in a Summit Street crash in Hartford is likely paralyzed from the neck down. (Hartford police)
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A teen involved in a stolen vehicle crash on the Trinity College campus in Hartford is likely paralyzed from the neck down, according to police.

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PD: Man set car on fire after arguing with girlfriend

Orlando Velez (Ansonia Police) Orlando Velez (Ansonia Police)
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An Ansonia man is facing charges after police said he set his car on fire after having an argument with his girlfriend.

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PD: Student approached East Hartford Middle School with pellet pistol

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Police in East Hartford responded to the middle school on Friday where someone was seen with an air pellet pistol.

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Stolen vehicle crash leads to suspect's hospitalization, arrest Video included

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A stolen vehicle crash closed down an intersection on the West Hartford-Hartford line Friday morning.

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Hospitals take precautions after man drives into Middlesex emergency dept.

Jersey barriers were seen set up outside the emergency room at MidState Medical Center (WFSB) Jersey barriers were seen set up outside the emergency room at MidState Medical Center (WFSB)
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After a man drove a car into the emergency department of Middlesex Hospital on Thursday, other hospitals across the state are taking safety precautions.

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Shooting reported on Louisiana college campus; 2 injured

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Southeastern Louisiana University says two people were injured after gunshots were fired on campus in an incident involving "several individuals."

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Hernandez's fiancee sues to protect assets of home sale

Shayanna Jenkins. (CBS photo) Shayanna Jenkins. (CBS photo)
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Aaron Hernandez's fiancee has sued the estates of three men the former New England Patriots player was charged with killing in an effort to ensure their daughter benefits from the sale of Hernandez's home.

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Cops: Chevy Chase kicked in roadside altercation in New York

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New York State Police say actor and comedian Chevy Chase was kicked in the shoulder during an altercation with another driver.

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CDC employee disappears after leaving work sick, police say

Timothy Cunningham (Source: Atlanta Police Department, CDC) Timothy Cunningham (Source: Atlanta Police Department, CDC)
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Atlanta police are asking the public to help find an employee at the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, whose been missing for more than a week. 

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Weapon stolen from West Virginia found after 'shots fired' incident in New London

Dorvensley Elissaint was arrested for firing a stolen handgun in New London, according to police. (New London police) Dorvensley Elissaint was arrested for firing a stolen handgun in New London, according to police. (New London police)
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A call about shots being fired in New London led to the arrest of a local man and the recovery of a weapon stolen out of West Virginia.

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Assault sends councilwoman to the hospital

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Officials say a Connecticut councilwoman has been hospitalized after an assault.

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Police presence added to Bloomfield school after New Mexico threat

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A threatening social media post prompted an added police presence at Bloomfield High School on Friday.

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TRENDING NOW

Cuddling dog, creative workout, pup can't reach a burger

A cuddling dog, a creative workout and a pup can't reach a burger. Those are the stories trending on Feb. 23.

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Flu deaths up to 97 in the state Video included

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Newly released flu statistics revealed on Thursday that deaths from the virus are up to 97 in Connecticut.

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Dad charged with murder in ‘near decapitation’ of 2-year-old son

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A 2-year-old Chicago boy is dead after police said his father nearly decapitated him. 

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  • EntertainmentMore>>

  • Nanette Fabray, star of stage, screen and TV, dies at 97

    Nanette Fabray, star of stage, screen and TV, dies at 97

    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:46 AM EST2018-02-24 09:46:06 GMT
    Nanette Fabray, the vivacious, award-winning star of Broadway musicals, films and TV shows, has died at age 97.More >
    Nanette Fabray, the vivacious, award-winning star of Broadway musicals, films and TV shows, has died at age 97.More >
  • The language of 'Black Panther'? It's real. Give it a try.

    The language of 'Black Panther'? It's real. Give it a try.

    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:45 AM EST2018-02-24 09:45:59 GMT
    (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2018 file photo, Chadwick Boseman, a cast member in "Black Panther," poses at the premiere of the film at The Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. The language of Wakanda in “Black Panther” ...(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2018 file photo, Chadwick Boseman, a cast member in "Black Panther," poses at the premiere of the film at The Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. The language of Wakanda in “Black Panther” ...
    The language of 'Black Panther'? It's real. Give it a try; 'The clicks are no joke'.More >
    The language of 'Black Panther'? It's real. Give it a try; 'The clicks are no joke'.More >
  • HBO biopic about Penn State's Joe Paterno premieres April 7

    HBO biopic about Penn State's Joe Paterno premieres April 7

    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:45 AM EST2018-02-24 09:45:56 GMT
    (Atsushi Nishijima/HBO via AP). In this image released by HBO, Kathy Baker, left, and Al Pacino portray Sue and Joe Paterno in a scene from "Paterno," a film about the late Penn State football coach. HBO says the film will focus on Paterno dealing with...(Atsushi Nishijima/HBO via AP). In this image released by HBO, Kathy Baker, left, and Al Pacino portray Sue and Joe Paterno in a scene from "Paterno," a film about the late Penn State football coach. HBO says the film will focus on Paterno dealing with...
    An HBO biopic starring Al Pacino as late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno will premiere April 7. HBO tweeted the premiere date Friday, along with a trailer to the film directed by Barry Levinson.More >
    An HBO biopic starring Al Pacino as late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno will premiere April 7. HBO tweeted the premiere date Friday, along with a trailer to the film directed by Barry Levinson.More >
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  • Something's Brewing

    Something's Brewing

    Check out as Channel 3 visits local breweries in Connecticut. 

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    Check out as Channel 3 visits local breweries in Connecticut. 

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  • Liberty Bank Surprise Squad

    Liberty Bank Surprise Squad

    Liberty Bank Surprise Squad is BACK!!! Our team will be going all over the state to surprise people with free gifts. What will we do next?

    Surprise Squad is BACK!!! We're making your summer better by giving any free stuff. In the past, we have paid for people's movie tickets, passes to amusement parks
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    Liberty Bank Surprise Squad is BACK!!! Our team will be going all over the state to surprise people with free gifts. What will we do next?

    Surprise Squad is BACK!!! We're making your summer better by giving any free stuff. In the past, we have paid for people's movie tickets, passes to amusement parks
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  • Medical Rounds

    Medical Rounds

    Hartford Hospital doctors discuss the latest health topics every Wednesday in Medical Rounds.More >
    Hartford Hospital doctors discuss the latest health topics every Wednesday in Medical Rounds. More >

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