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Record warmth surpassed, wintry weather returns Thursday Video included

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Two days in a row we saw some record temperatures shattered, but the winter weather and colder temps aren't far behind.

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Record shattering warmth today, but winter returns tomorrow!

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AN AMAZING DAY OF RECORD WARMTH! After a cloudy start, the sun came out in full force this afternoon and the temperature soared to 74 degrees at Bradley International Airport!

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'Incident' prompts extra police at Wallingford school Thursday

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Police in Wallingford are stepping up their presence at Sheehan High School on Thursday.

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Newington to hire private firm to investigate multi-million dollar fuel spill

The site where the oil spill happened in Newington still smells of fumes (WFSB) The site where the oil spill happened in Newington still smells of fumes (WFSB)
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The school bus garage near a multi-million dollar fuel spill in Newington has been demolished. 

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Newtown students join others in demand for change

Protesters rally against gun violence on the steps of the old Florida Capitol in Tallahassee, Fla., Wednesday. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser) Protesters rally against gun violence on the steps of the old Florida Capitol in Tallahassee, Fla., Wednesday. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)
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After the school shooting in Florida last week, students in Newtown say they are witnessing history.

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Lawmakers unveil Connecticut Made label to showcase goods

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Connecticut-made products from craft beer to circuit boards will soon sport a logo touting their origin.

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The Latest: NRA protests minimum age hike for rifles

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Maryland high school students who rallied at the U.S. Capitol in support of stronger gun control have marched to the White House. More>>

Florida sheriff: Deputies to carry rifles at schools

(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) Florida Gov. Rick Scott, foreground, speaks along with Sheriff Scott Israel, center, of Broward County, and Pam Bondi, Florida Attorney General, during a news conference near Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) Florida Gov. Rick Scott, foreground, speaks along with Sheriff Scott Israel, center, of Broward County, and Pam Bondi, Florida Attorney General, during a news conference near Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.
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The sheriff of the Florida county where a shooter killed 17 people at a high school last week has ordered all deputies who qualify to begin carrying rifles on school grounds. 

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Elderly woman hit by truck in Suffield

An elderly woman was hit by a truck in Suffield on Wednesday (WFSB) An elderly woman was hit by a truck in Suffield on Wednesday (WFSB)
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An 85-year-old woman was hit by a commercial truck in Suffield on Wednesday afternoon.

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Report finds sexual abuse is widespread, especially for women

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As more people come forward as part of a “me too” movement to report claims of sexual harassment and abuse, the question of how prevalent is sexual abuse still remains.

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State proposes new affordable housing plan

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When it comes to affordable housing, Connecticut isn't doing very well. A majority of cities and towns have hardly any housing that may be considered reasonably priced.

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PD: Man accused of multiple sexual offenses in two towns

Michael Calabrese (Manchester Police) Michael Calabrese (Manchester Police)
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Manchester police have arrested a man who is facing sex assault charges.

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Larger bags no longer allowed at certain movie theaters

Cinemark says you can no longer bring big bags to its theaters (WFSB) Cinemark says you can no longer bring big bags to its theaters (WFSB)
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Heading to the movie theater? You might want to leave your oversized pocketbook or bag at home.

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Warm weather is perfect for crews to repair potholes

During the warmer weather, crews are working to repair potholes (WFSB) During the warmer weather, crews are working to repair potholes (WFSB)
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Wednesday was the perfect day for crews to patch up those nasty potholes plaguing drivers across the state.

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Warm weather has people celebrating with ice cream

Ice cream lovers were celebrating the warm weather on Wednesday (WFSB) Ice cream lovers were celebrating the warm weather on Wednesday (WFSB)
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On the warmest February day the state has ever seen, many folks are celebrating with ice cream.

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Spring-like day attracts folks to the riverside Video included

It felt like spring at Ferry Park in Rocky Hill on Wednesday. (WFSB) It felt like spring at Ferry Park in Rocky Hill on Wednesday. (WFSB)
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With at least one temperature record already broken and the mercury only expected to get higher on Wednesday, several people took to the riverside to enjoy the day.

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Old Saybrook officials: Student not allowed on school property after threat arrest Video included

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The superintendent in Old Saybrook revealed more information on a school threat Wednesday after a teenager was arrested in town.

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CT lawmakers welcome president's bump stock ban proposal Video included

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In the wake of the high school shooting in Parkland, FL and mounting pressure for action, the president is taking a step toward some measure of gun control.

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Troopers identify man, woman found dead in Essex home

Two people were found dead inside a home in Essex on Tuesday (WFSB) Two people were found dead inside a home in Essex on Tuesday (WFSB)
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State police released the identities of two people found dead in a home in Essex.

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Colchester police arrest suspect in Bacon Academy threat

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Police in Colchester said they arrested a suspect who implied a high school in town would be the target of an active shooter.

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Police: 18-year-old Michigan student wanted to re-enact Florida shooting

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Ryan Robert Debruyne has been charged with making a false report or threat of terrorism and was arraigned in court on Tuesday.

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Naugatuck police investigate 'shots fired' report near a school

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Reports of shots fired near a school in Naugatuck prompted a lockdown.

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Evangelist Billy Graham dies at age 99

In this Dec. 20, 2010 file photo, evangelist Billy Graham, 92, is interviewed at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association headquarters in Charlotte, N.C. In this Dec. 20, 2010 file photo, evangelist Billy Graham, 92, is interviewed at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association headquarters in Charlotte, N.C.
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Evangelist the Rev. Billy Graham has died at his home in North Carolina at age 99, according to his spokesman. 

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3 military vets presented with medals in Norwich

Steven Arsenault received the Good Conduct Medal on Wednesday. (WFSB) Steven Arsenault received the Good Conduct Medal on Wednesday. (WFSB)
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Three military veterans and their families were presented with medals on Wednesday in Norwich.

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Whirlpool recalling more than 40,000 KitchenAid kettles

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Whirlpool is recalling their KitchenAid electric kettles after discovering the handle can break off from the kettle, posing a potential burn hazard.

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Poll says CT supports having popular vote decide presidential election

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A group is set to announce the result of a poll it says shows that Connecticut supports having the national popular vote decide a presidential election.

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Man struck, killed by train in Fairfield

A man was struck and killed by a Metro-North train in Fairfield on Wednesday morning. (WFSB) A man was struck and killed by a Metro-North train in Fairfield on Wednesday morning. (WFSB)
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A man was struck and killed by a southbound train at the Fairfield Metro Station.

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School shooting survivor knocks down 'crisis actor' claim

David Hogg (Source: CNN) David Hogg (Source: CNN)
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The attention has given him a powerful platform -- but it has also made him the subject of smear campaigns and demonstrably false conspiracy theories.

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TRENDING NOW

Curling at home, human claw machine, cat reflexes, puppies and babies

Curling at home, a human claw machine, cat reflexes and puppies and babies. Those are the stories trending on Feb. 21.

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Disney princess saves little girl’s birthday party after no one shows up

Lindsay Robert, who was hired to portray Elsa from Disney's Frozen, helped a young Colorado girl celebrate her seventh birthday. (KDVR via CNN) Lindsay Robert, who was hired to portray Elsa from Disney's Frozen, helped a young Colorado girl celebrate her seventh birthday. (KDVR via CNN)
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A young girl in Colorado had a rough start to her birthday after the kids she invited to her party never showed up. 

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HOMETOWN SCRAMBLE

A Presidents' Day themed puzzle

Diane Taylor sends in a Presidents' Day Hometown Scramble puzzle.

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  • The Latest: Canada-US gold medal game heads to shootout

    The Latest: Canada-US gold medal game heads to shootout

    Thursday, February 22 2018 2:17 AM EST2018-02-22 07:17:52 GMT

    Russian state TV reports that curler Alexander Krushelnitsky will give back his Olympic bronze medal after failing a drug test at the Pyeongchang Winter Games.

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    Russian state TV reports that curler Alexander Krushelnitsky will give back his Olympic bronze medal after failing a drug test at the Pyeongchang Winter Games.

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  • Gasser outduels Anderson for gold in women's Big Air

    Gasser outduels Anderson for gold in women's Big Air

    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:05 AM EST2018-02-22 06:05:32 GMT

    Anna Gasser edged two-time gold medalist Jamie Anderson in a thrilling final to earn gold in the Olympic debut of women's Big Air snowboarding.

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    Anna Gasser edged two-time gold medalist Jamie Anderson in a thrilling final to earn gold in the Olympic debut of women's Big Air snowboarding.

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  • David Wise defends title, US gets third halfpipe gold

    David Wise defends title, US gets third halfpipe gold

    Thursday, February 22 2018 12:08 AM EST2018-02-22 05:08:07 GMT
    United States Olympic Winter Games halfpipe skier David Wise poses for a portrait at the 2017 Team USA Media Summit Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, in Park City, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)United States Olympic Winter Games halfpipe skier David Wise poses for a portrait at the 2017 Team USA Media Summit Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, in Park City, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

    Freestyle skier David Wise successfully defended his gold medal Thursday, breaking through on his final run to give the U.S. its third gold medal in the halfpipe at the Pyeongchang Olympics.

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    Freestyle skier David Wise successfully defended his gold medal Thursday, breaking through on his final run to give the U.S. its third gold medal in the halfpipe at the Pyeongchang Olympics.

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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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