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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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A sunny/windy end to the week, then some rain and more wind for the weekend!

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It's windy out there! We've already had a wind gust of 32 MPH in New Haven.  

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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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Details of state budget lapses released by officials, further cuts expected

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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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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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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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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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Aaron Hernandez house sells to real estate investor for $1M

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Aaron Hernandez's home has been sold for $1 million, about $300,000 lower than the asking price.

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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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Jumping robot, dog argument, a hungry bear, 9-year-old skater

A crossfit robot, a doggy argument, a hungry bear in a home and a 9-year-old professional skater. Those are the stories trending on Nov. 17.

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HOMETOWN SCRAMBLE

A Thanksgiving-themed scramble

A Thanksgiving-themed Hometown Scramble from Bethany.

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Devastating deportation orders set to tear CT family apart Video included

Mariano Cardoso Sr. has been ordered to return to Mexico. (WFSB) Mariano Cardoso Sr. has been ordered to return to Mexico. (WFSB)
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A family will be at federal court in Hartford on Friday to fight for a father who's set to be deported.

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Cops: Man accidentally shoots himself, wife in church while discussing church shootings

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Police in Tennessee say a man accidentally shot himself and his wife while showing off his gun in church.

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Crash shuts down Seymour road

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A crash in Seymour shut down a road early Friday morning.

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Mother of 3-year-old Texas girl found dead arrested for leaving her home alone

Sini Mathews (left) was arrested Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, after surrendering to police. Mathews is the adoptive mother of Sherin Mathews (right), a 3-year-old whose body was recovered last month after she had been missing for weeks. (Richardson Police) Sini Mathews (left) was arrested Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, after surrendering to police. Mathews is the adoptive mother of Sherin Mathews (right), a 3-year-old whose body was recovered last month after she had been missing for weeks. (Richardson Police)
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The mother of a girl who was adopted from India and found dead last month in suburban Dallas has been charged with child abandonment after police allege that she left her home alone. 

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Father fatally stabbed while protecting 8-year-old son from robber, family says

Police found 30-year-old Jose "Migue" Malave lifeless in the doorway of his apartment following the attack on Tuesday, Nov. 14. (Photo: GoFundMe) Police found 30-year-old Jose "Migue" Malave lifeless in the doorway of his apartment following the attack on Tuesday, Nov. 14. (Photo: GoFundMe)
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Family members say a father was stabbed to death outside his New Jersey home when he tried to defend his 8-year-old son from being robbed of a pair of sneakers. 

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Woman with anti-Trump sticker arrested on outstanding warrant

Karen Fonseca was arrested on Thursday on an outstanding fraud warrant issued in August. Prior to her arrest, the Fort Bend County Sheriff had threatened Fonseca with a disorderly conduct charge over anti-Trump truck decal on her truck. (FBCSO) Karen Fonseca was arrested on Thursday on an outstanding fraud warrant issued in August. Prior to her arrest, the Fort Bend County Sheriff had threatened Fonseca with a disorderly conduct charge over anti-Trump truck decal on her truck. (FBCSO)
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The driver of a pickup displaying an expletive-filled message to President Donald Trump and his supporters in the Houston area was arrested Thursday on an outstanding warrant. 

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'Transparent' co-star alleges impropriety by Jeffrey Tambor

Jeffrey Tambor attends the BAFTA Los Angeles TV Tea Party at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP) Jeffrey Tambor attends the BAFTA Los Angeles TV Tea Party at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
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An actress on "Transparent" says the show's star Jeffrey Tambor pressed his body against hers in a sexually aggressive manner and made inappropriate and unwanted sexual statements on the set of the show. 

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Woman charged in deadly crash in Clinton

Deidre Koziel (Clinton Police) Deidre Koziel (Clinton Police)
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A Middletown woman is facing charges following a deadly crash that happened in May.

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