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Middlesex Hospital puts up barriers following attack Video included

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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

Rain this PM, then from mild and dry this weekend to chilly and soggy!

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We're starting off dry this morning, but more rain will move in this afternoon. 

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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>>

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

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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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Police interviewing Waterbury student about threat

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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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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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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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Liberty Bank experiences deposit issue

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Liberty Bank said it is experiencing an issue with some direct deposits and external transfers.

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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

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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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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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Early Warning Weather

Rain returns this afternoon and again over the weekend Video included

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Meteorologist Scot Haney said Friday morning's sun is just temporary because clouds and rain will spread back into the state.

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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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  • Ex-Trump campaign aide agrees to guilty plea in Russia probe

    Ex-Trump campaign aide agrees to guilty plea in Russia probe

    Friday, February 23 2018 1:31 PM EST2018-02-23 18:31:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - in this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, Rick Gates departs Federal District Court in Washington. In a dramatic escalation of pressure and stakes, special counsel Robert Mueller filed additional criminal charges Thursday...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - in this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, Rick Gates departs Federal District Court in Washington. In a dramatic escalation of pressure and stakes, special counsel Robert Mueller filed additional criminal charges Thursday...

    Special counsel Robert Mueller has filed additional criminal charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and his business associate.

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    Special counsel Robert Mueller has filed additional criminal charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and his business associate.

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  • Russia probe: Trump campaign aide Rick Gates to plead guilty

    Russia probe: Trump campaign aide Rick Gates to plead guilty

    Friday, February 23 2018 12:46 PM EST2018-02-23 17:46:33 GMT
    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)
    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)

    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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    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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  • Grand jury indicts Missouri governor who admitted affair

    Grand jury indicts Missouri governor who admitted affair

    Friday, February 23 2018 11:17 AM EST2018-02-23 16:17:58 GMT
    A St. Louis grand jury indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge related to the Republican's affair with a woman in 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)A St. Louis grand jury indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge related to the Republican's affair with a woman in 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

    A St. Louis grand jury has indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge related to the Republican's affair with a woman in 2015.

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    A St. Louis grand jury has indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge related to the Republican's affair with a woman in 2015.

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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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