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Expected cold front brings rain and wind Saturday night Expected cold front brings rain and wind Saturday night

Cold front brings rain and wind Saturday night

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A cold front, approaching from the west coupled with a wind from the south, will bring rain and gusts to Saturday evening and Sunday morning. 

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Breaking News

Hartford mayor considering run for governor

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Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin has confirmed to Eyewitness News that he is considering a run for governor in the upcoming election.

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Rain and gusty wind later tonight!

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The rain will continue and the wind will pick up tonight.  A cold front will approach New England from the west.  In advance of the front, there will be a strong southerly wind, that will help to transport warmer air into Connecticut. 

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Fiery crash involving two tractor trailers snarls traffic on I-84

Crash involving two tractor trailers on I-84 in Southbury.  (CT State Police) Crash involving two tractor trailers on I-84 in Southbury. (CT State Police)
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Interstate 84 was closed in both directions in Southbury due to a fiery crash for several hours Saturday morning

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WHAT'S GOING ON

Masonic toys for tots, Derby holiday bazaar, paralympics benefit at a craft show

Masonic Toys for Tots event, a Derby holiday bazaar and a paralympics benefit at a craft show. That's what's going on Saturday Nov. 18.

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Channel 3's 2017-2018 winter storm names

The theme for this year's Channel 3 winter storm names comes directly from those who have to stand in them, our reporters! But we need your help to whittle down their choices! 

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Police search for woman who stole cancer survivor's donation jar

East Haven police are searching for a woman who they said stole a donation jar from a liquor store. (East Haven Police image) East Haven police are searching for a woman who they said stole a donation jar from a liquor store. (East Haven Police image)
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East Haven police are searching for a woman who they said stole a donation jar from a liquor store. 

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One killed in car crash and fire in Woodstock

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Police said one person is dead after a car crashed into a fire and caught fire. 

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Car fire prompts closure of I-95 Southbound in East Lyme

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Crews and a tow truck are en route to clear a car on fire on I-95 Southbound near exit 73 in East Lyme. 

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Anthem and Hartford Healthcare reach multi-year deal

Anthem and Hartford Healthcare reach multi-year deal. (WFSB) Anthem and Hartford Healthcare reach multi-year deal. (WFSB)
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Hartford Healthcare and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield announced early Saturday morning that they had reached a multi-year deal.

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Waterford police seeking two women tied to theft

Two suspects wanted for a theft from Walmart.  (Waterford Police) Two suspects wanted for a theft from Walmart. (Waterford Police)
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Waterford police said two women working together were able to steal over $2,000 in cash from a store.

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Rock star Malcolm Young of AC/DC has died at 64

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Malcolm Young, guitarist for the iconic rock band AC/DC has passed away. He was 64 years old.

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Food Drives happening across Connecticut this weekend

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There are dozens of food drives happening across Connecticut as we move closer to the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Local business helps box over 200 Thanksgiving dinners

A line of all the fixing being put in boxes for families in need.  (WFSB) A line of all the fixing being put in boxes for families in need. (WFSB)
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Employees of KBE Building Corporation along with help from their families spent their Saturday morning packing up Thanksgiving meals.

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EXCLUSIVE

Kindergartener escaped Killingly school during recess Video included

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A kindergarten student at a Killingly school was able to escape during recess this week, according to his mother. 

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PD: Two Quinnpiac students arrested for arson

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Two Quinnipiac University students were arrested on Friday after fires were set in dorm bathrooms on the campus.  

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New London bar busted for underage drinking Video included

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A bar in New London was busted for underage drinking violations.

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Dancing may deter dementia, research shows Video included

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Dancing is both good for your body and mind, according to doctors.

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Possible third attempted kidnapping reported near Hartford schools Video included

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Hartford Public School officials have alerted parents to a third possible attempt at kidnapping students near their schools. 

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Konica Minolta plans to move hundreds of jobs out of CT Video included

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A company in Windsor is planning to move hundreds of jobs to another state. 

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Operations back to normal at Saint Francis Hospital tonight

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There were "enhanced security measures" at Saint Francis Hospital in Hartford on Friday evening.

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Dennis House enters Silver Circle Video included

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Channel 3's own Dennis House received a well-deserved achievement on Thursday night.  

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Malloy holds back state funds to cities and towns

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The state Office of Policy and Management announced the funding lapses as a result of the 2018 fiscal year state budget.

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Serial killer sentenced to life in prison Video included

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A man, who killed six people in Connecticut, was sentenced to life in prison on Friday afternoon. 

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No threat to Newington community after report of suspicious vehicle Video included

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Police determined there was no threat to the Newington community after a 12-year-old girl said a man asked her to get in his vehicle in Newington on Thursday afternoon.

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JUST IN

Dozens of cats, dogs seized from Torrington home

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Several animals were seized from a home in Torrington.  

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Watch Mike & Mike sign off, ending the show's 18 year run

Famous Fans Mike Golic, left, and Mike Greenberg, of ESPN, pose behind the counter at a SUBWAY restaurant in New York, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. (Photo by Diane Bondareff/Invision for Subway Restaurants/AP Images) Famous Fans Mike Golic, left, and Mike Greenberg, of ESPN, pose behind the counter at a SUBWAY restaurant in New York, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. (Photo by Diane Bondareff/Invision for Subway Restaurants/AP Images)
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Hosts Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic are moving on to do separate shows for ESPN.

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Fire reported at vacant home in Hartford

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Firefighters knock down a structure fire in Hartford on Friday afternoon.

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Jesse Jackson diagnosed with Parkinson's disease

The Rev. Jesse Jackson gestures during his speech to the Democratic National Convention in San Franciscoís Moscone Center, Tuesday, July 17, 1984. (AP Photo) The Rev. Jesse Jackson gestures during his speech to the Democratic National Convention in San Franciscoís Moscone Center, Tuesday, July 17, 1984. (AP Photo)
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A neurological disorder with no cure, Parkinson's can cause tremors, stiffness and difficulty balancing, walking and coordinating movement.

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Academy Bus catches on fire in Hartford

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An Academy Bus caught on fire in Hartford on Friday afternoon.  

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PD: Man charged with arson at Bantam Lodge

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A 22-year-old man was arrested on Thursday in connection with an arson fire at an abandoned lodge in Morris last month.

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Man who crashed car, barricaded self in Milford apartment found dead Video included

An 'emotionally disturbed' man prompted evacuations on High Street in Milford on Friday. (WFSB) An 'emotionally disturbed' man prompted evacuations on High Street in Milford on Friday. (WFSB)
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Police in Milford said an "emotionally disturbed" man who barricaded himself in an apartment and prompted evacuations has been found dead.

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Foodshare turkey collection reaches halfway point Video included

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Foodshare's annual Turkey and $30 campaign continues.

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Wind brings down wires, causes outages across the state Video included

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Wind caused power outages across the state on Friday.

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Healthcare scam warning issued by state officials

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Connecticut officials issued a warning on Friday about Healthcare scams during open enrollment.

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Silent demonstration set at Bristol middle school following canceled Muslim talk Video included

A Muslin woman was scheduled to speak at a Bristol middle school, but it caused controversy (WFSB) A Muslin woman was scheduled to speak at a Bristol middle school, but it caused controversy (WFSB)
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A Bristol middle school teacher's plan to have a Muslim woman talk to students about her religion was canceled because of push-back and threatening comments made on social media.

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Florida man left baby, toddler in car while inside strip club

Willie Lee Jordan Jr., 23, is charged with two counts of child neglect. (Lee County Sheriff's Office) Willie Lee Jordan Jr., 23, is charged with two counts of child neglect. (Lee County Sheriff's Office)
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Authorities say a Florida man left a 3-month-old baby and a 3-year-old child in the backseat of a car while he was inside a strip club. 

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