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TRACKING JOSE

Jose still causing wind, rain in parts of the state Video included

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The more offshore track of Hurricane Jose has diminished the impact to Connecticut, but some parts of the state are still seeing rain and wind associated with the storm.

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Police pursuit, crash in Hartford caught on camera Video included

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Three suspects were in custody after a police pursuit ended in a crash on Interstate 91 in Hartford on Tuesday morning and the whole incident was caught on camera.  

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Jose's diminished impact on Connecticut and a warm start to fall!

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Hurricane Jose with winds of 75 mph is centered 285 miles to the south-southwest of Nantucket as of 5:00 pm this afternoon and it is moving toward the north-northeast at 8 mph.

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FAIR SEASON

2017 list of Connecticut country fairs

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Country fair season is officially underway in Connecticut.

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7.1 magnitude quake kills 79 as buildings collapse in Mexico

A bulldozer removes debris from a partially collapsed building after an earthquake in Mexico City, Tuesday. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell) A bulldozer removes debris from a partially collapsed building after an earthquake in Mexico City, Tuesday. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
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A magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocked central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 79 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust and thousands fled into the streets in panic.

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At UN, Trump threatens to 'totally destroy' North Korea

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Trump to use his UN General Assembly address to press for UN members acting in their own self-interest to unite to face global dangers. More>>

Monster Maria has Puerto Rico native's family gearing up for the storm

Ana Valentin-Jackson, board Chair of the Puerto Rican Day Parade in Hartford, said her family in Puerto Rico is gearing up for Maria. (WFSB) Ana Valentin-Jackson, board Chair of the Puerto Rican Day Parade in Hartford, said her family in Puerto Rico is gearing up for Maria. (WFSB)
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Channel 3 spoke with a native of Puerto Rico who said her family is gearing up Hurricane Maria.

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New Britain fire chief to retire next month

The New Britain fire chief is expected to retire next month (WFSB) The New Britain fire chief is expected to retire next month (WFSB)
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The New Britain fire chief embroiled in controversy about racial insensitivity says he will retire next month.

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Shoreline man's 'Wave Muffler' could be answer to beach erosion

A Wave Muffler is set up in hopes of preventing damage and erosion (WFSB) A Wave Muffler is set up in hopes of preventing damage and erosion (WFSB)
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Wave damage to sandy beaches in huge storms could be history, thanks to one man's patented "Wave Muffler.”

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Hurricane Maria barrels toward Puerto Rico after crippling Dominica

(Source: NASA/NOAA GOES Project) (Source: NASA/NOAA GOES Project)
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Hurricane Maria has pounded Dominica with "widespread devastation" as it barrels toward St. Croix and threatens catastrophic damage to Puerto Rico.

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TRACKING JOSE

CT surfers head to Westerly for waves

Surfers headed to Westerly beaches on Tuesday (WFSB) Surfers headed to Westerly beaches on Tuesday (WFSB)
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While Jose is expected to have a minimal impact on Connecticut, our New England neighbors are still bracing for the worst and hoping for the best.

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UConn's president calls budget cuts "disheartening and sad" Video included

UConn resident Susan Herbst appears on Face the State. (WFSB file) UConn resident Susan Herbst appears on Face the State. (WFSB file)
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The University of Connecticut's president has made it clear that the Republican state budget would be devastating to the school.

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DiCaprio joins climate change panel at Yale

A climate change conference is happening at Yale University this week (WFSB) A climate change conference is happening at Yale University this week (WFSB)
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Actor Leonardo DiCaprio is in Connecticut this week. He’s part of a panel at a climate change conference happening at Yale University.

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PD: 3 arrested following East Windsor home invasion

(WFSB file photo) (WFSB file photo)
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Police in East Windsor are investigating a home invasion that happened on Tuesday afternoon.

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TRACKING JOSE

Fishermen riding out storm in CT

Offshore storm delivers deals st the fish market. (WFSB) Offshore storm delivers deals st the fish market. (WFSB)
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The storms have forced commercial fishermen to seek a safe harbor in Stonington. Channel 3 visited the borough of Stonington to see the impact on the fish market.  

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New Britain triple shooting suspect held on bond

Jermaine Tywane Scott was arrested following the shooting of three people, including two juveniles, in New Britain back in March. (New Britain police) Jermaine Tywane Scott was arrested following the shooting of three people, including two juveniles, in New Britain back in March. (New Britain police)
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A man accused of shooting a woman and two children in New Britain this past spring faced a judge on Tuesday.

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TRACKING JOSE

Utility crews prepare for impact from Jose Video included

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Utility crews in Connecticut are paying close attention to Jose's track.

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State seeks to snag back pension from ex-Hartford mayor

Former Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez. (WFSB file) Former Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez. (WFSB file)
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The State of Connecticut is looking stop a disgraced mayor who pleaded guilty to bribery and extortion charges from getting his pension.

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Home invasion reported in Stonington

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Police are investigating a home invasion in Stonington on Tuesday morning. 

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3Cares

'Convoy of Caring' puts pedals to the metal to end hunger Video included

The Convoy of Caring gathered in Rocky Hill on Tuesday. (WFSB) The Convoy of Caring gathered in Rocky Hill on Tuesday. (WFSB)
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Foodshare's way of saying thanks to the companies that donate to its fight to end hunger was ready to hit the road from Rocky Hill on Tuesday morning.

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Tracking Jose

Shoreline aims to get ahead of the storm Video included

Crews tie down trash bins at McCook Park in East Lyme ahead of Jose's potential arrival. (WFSB) Crews tie down trash bins at McCook Park in East Lyme ahead of Jose's potential arrival. (WFSB)
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Jose may only brush the shores of eastern Connecticut, according to the latest National Hurricane Center track, but that's not stopping shoreline towns from taking precautions.

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Hurricane Maria forces flight cancellations in Connecticut

Bradley International Airport (WFSB) Bradley International Airport (WFSB)
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Several flights to Puerto Rico from Connecticut were canceled on Tuesday as a result of powerful Hurricane Maria.

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Vernon police find man who threatened to harm himself

Steven Pinto, Jr. (Vernon police) Steven Pinto, Jr. (Vernon police)
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Police in Vernon said found a man who ran after threatening to hurt himself.

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