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Winter Storm Dakota snowing heavily throughout state

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Statewide, Winter Storm Dakota is bringing a lot of snow in a very short period of time throughout the state.

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Quick storm to bring snow to the state this weekend Video included

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A fast-moving storm could leave plowable snow in its wake Saturday night into Sunday morning.

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Winter Storm Dakota tonight! Record warmth next week!

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WINTER STORM DAKOTA… A WINTER STORM WARNING is in effect for all of Connecticut from early this evening through 7:00 am Sunday morning.

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Snow this weekend, but it won't last long!

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Snow is in the forecast for tonight and tomorrow morning.

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Snow covered roads make for dangerous travel

State Police in Cromwell responded to a jackknifed tractor trailer that prompted closure of the left and closed lanes of Interstate 91 Northbound.  (WFSB) State Police in Cromwell responded to a jackknifed tractor trailer that prompted closure of the left and closed lanes of Interstate 91 Northbound. (WFSB)
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As Winter Storm Dakota blankets Connecticut in a fast moving, but short-lived snow fall, police are responding to multiple calls throughout the state. 

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Winter Storm Dakota brings a snowy Saturday evening

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While the snow that Winter Storm Dakota is bringing to Connecticut is short lived, it’s packing a punch for those out and about on Saturday evening. 

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1931 Detroit Electric gets restored in Westbrook

1931 Detroit Electric (WFSB) 1931 Detroit Electric (WFSB)
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Bill Lillie collects and restores cars. Lillie’s latest rebuild is a 1931 Detroit Electric car that is powered by Thomas Edison built batteries and still has the original schematic diagram from the factory.

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FD: Pickup truck crashed into Danbury home

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Fire officials said three people were injured after a pickup truck struck a home in Danbury early on Saturday morning.

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PD: Shoplifter tackled and arrested by off-duty CT state trooper

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Connecticut State police said an off-duty officer made an arrest following a shoplifting incident in Enfield on Thursday evening. 

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Dozens gather in Wethersfield to honor those lost in Florida

Dozens gather in Wethersfield to honor those lost in Florida (WFSB) Dozens gather in Wethersfield to honor those lost in Florida (WFSB)
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Gathered around 17 yellows roses in a vase surrounded by candles, residents mourned for those lost in the Parkland, Florida high school shooting. 

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Bonding awarded to launch crumbling foundations entity

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A Connecticut panel has awarded funding to launch a new not-for-profit insurance company that will manage state dollars that will help homeowners with crumbling foundations.

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Car chase suspect shot by police has died

A large police presence has gathered in Glastonbury after, sources said, a police chase (WFSB) A large police presence has gathered in Glastonbury after, sources said, a police chase (WFSB)

A car chase suspect who was shot by Connecticut police officers last week has died.

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School districts look to school vacations to make up snow days

School districts are working to make up snow days (WFSB) School districts are working to make up snow days (WFSB)
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School districts in Connecticut are looking to make up missing snow days to meet the state requirement of 180 days.

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Schools step up police patrols after Florida tragedy

Police have stepped up patrols at schools around the state (WFSB) Police have stepped up patrols at schools around the state (WFSB)
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The effects from the tragedy in Florida are still being seen in Connecticut.

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Winter storms are impacting snow budgets in some towns

Towns are preparing for winter weather this weekend (WFSB) Towns are preparing for winter weather this weekend (WFSB)
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Workers will be laying down tons of green salt Saturday in preparation for the big storm this weekend.

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Teen charged with killing 15-year-old friend faces judge

Noah Hendron during a previous court appearance. (WFSB file) Noah Hendron during a previous court appearance. (WFSB file)
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A Wethersfield teenager charged with killing his 15-year-old friend faced a judge on Friday.

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Glastonbury police investigate series of car break-ins

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On Feb. 13 the Glastonbury Police Department received 10 reports of vehicles being broken into.

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Security guard at CREC school faces sex assault charges

Leonardo Badillo-Perez (Hartford Police) Leonardo Badillo-Perez (Hartford Police)
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Hartford police have arrested a man who was a security guard at a CREC school on sexual assault charges.

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Annual Connecticut overdose deaths top 1,000 for first time

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Connecticut's chief medical examiner says annual drug overdose deaths in the state have topped 1,000 for the first time.

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Man accused of stabbing parents has history of mental illness

Christopher Rich is accused of stabbing his parents inside a home in Granby, according to police. (Granby police) Christopher Rich is accused of stabbing his parents inside a home in Granby, according to police. (Granby police)
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There are new details about a man from Granby accused of stabbing his mother and father.

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PD: Man shot in the leg at South Windsor home

Crews were called to a shooting in South Windsor on Friday (WFSB) Crews were called to a shooting in South Windsor on Friday (WFSB)
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Police in South Windsor were called to a home where a man was shot in the leg on Friday.

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AM station to stop broadcasting UConn games, ESPN radio takes on job

The UConn men's basketball team  (WFSB file photo) The UConn men's basketball team (WFSB file photo)

A radio station that has broadcast UConn sports games for 26 years says it could not reach an agreement to renew its contract and will no longer be the voice of the Huskies after the current basketball season ends.

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13 Russians charged with meddling to help Trump in election

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The office of special counsel Robert Mueller says a grand jury has charged 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities.

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Lost in translation: Social media post about FL shooting leads to soft lockdown in Avon

A soft lockdown at schools in Avon has been lifted following reported threats (WFSB) A soft lockdown at schools in Avon has been lifted following reported threats (WFSB)
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A note referencing the Florida school shooting was found at a business in Avon and forced schools into lockdown. 

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North Haven police warn residents about phone scam

North Haven police (WFSB file photo) North Haven police (WFSB file photo)
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North Haven police are alerting residents to a phone scam that has victims worried about their children.

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FBI says it didn't act on tip about Parkland shooter

Photo of Suspect Nikolas Cruz from the Florida high school shooting. (WPTV) Photo of Suspect Nikolas Cruz from the Florida high school shooting. (WPTV)
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The FBI failed to act on a tip about Nikolas Cruz, the confessed shooter in the Parkland, Florida, school massacre, the bureau said in a statement on Friday.

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Extra security to be at Seymour High School following 'incident' Video included

An incident that led to the suspension of a student prompted extra police patrols at Seymour High School on Friday. (WFSB) An incident that led to the suspension of a student prompted extra police patrols at Seymour High School on Friday. (WFSB)
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Students and parents may notice extra security at Seymour High School on Friday.

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Student's shirt causes stir on social media Friday morning

Enfield High School (WFSB) Enfield High School (WFSB)
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A student's clothing choice caused a stir Friday morning in Enfield.

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Romney announces US Senate run

Mitt Romney said in a video announcement Friday that he will run for the US Senate from Utah, setting out on a glide path to Washington where he will likely play a central role driving the direction of the fractious... More>>

Man arrested for exposing himself in front of Univ. of New Haven student

Glen Brantley is accused of exposing himself near a University of New Haven student on Thursday. (West Haven police) Glen Brantley is accused of exposing himself near a University of New Haven student on Thursday. (West Haven police)
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A University of New Haven student reported that a man was exposing himself in a vehicle on Thursday.

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Man arrested for robbing Subway restaurant in Milford

Kamil Zawisza is accused of robbing a Subway in Milford. (Milford police) Kamil Zawisza is accused of robbing a Subway in Milford. (Milford police)
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Police in Milford have arrested a man they said robbed a sandwich shop in Milford on Thursday.

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Bannon stonewalls House panel after WH advised him to invoke executive privilege

Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump's former chief strategist, arrives for questioning by the House Intelligence Committee as part of its ongoing investigation into meddling in the U.S. elections by Russia, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 15 Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump's former chief strategist, arrives for questioning by the House Intelligence Committee as part of its ongoing investigation into meddling in the U.S. elections by Russia, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 15
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Steve Bannon told the House Intelligence Committee that he had been instructed by the White House to invoke executive privilege on behalf of President Donald Trump, declining to answer a wide array of key questions.

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'Thoughts and prayers' enter the spotlight following Florida shooting Video included

A vigil was held for the victims of the Parkland, FL shooting on Thursday night. (CBS) A vigil was held for the victims of the Parkland, FL shooting on Thursday night. (CBS)
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Scrolling through social media feeds, users will likely see a number of posts from people sending their "thoughts and prayers" to those affected by the school shooting in Parkland, FL.

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Warning signs may have been missed in school shooting case

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Months before authorities say Nikolas Cruz walked into his former high school and slaughtered 17 people, the troubled teen began showing what may have been warning signs he was bent on violence.

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Photos: These are the victims of the Florida school shooting

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Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said Thursday that all families who lost loved ones in the shooting have been notified. 

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Dog food recalled over concerns about euthanasia drug

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The J.M. Smucker Co. is withdrawing some shipments of dog food amid reports that it could be tainted with traces of a drug used to euthanize animals. 

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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?

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