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Body of missing swimmer found in West Haven

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The body of a missing teenage swimmer was located about four hours after he went missing on Monday afternoon. More>>

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Civil disobedience expected in fast-food pay fight

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McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize the... More>>

Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks

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Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy - a shift that reflects Moscow's desire to strike a deal at a new... More>>

Jennifer Lawrence, other female celebs targeted in online nude photo scandal

A hacker's leak of nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence and other female celebrities is now a case for the FBI. More>>

State trooper, Woodbury police officer, suspect injured in shooting

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A man was arrested after police said he pointed a weapon at them, led them on two police pursuits and stole a motor vehicle. More>>

Intersection in Chaplin reopens after fatal motorcycle crash

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One person is dead after a two-motorcycle crash shut down the intersection of Route 6 and Route 198 in Chaplin on Monday afternoon. More>>

PD: Car drove into Manchester pond

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Manchester police said a car drove into a pond Monday afternoon. More>>

TX teens fall off carnival ride Video included

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Two teens were injured after a carnival ride accident in Texas.

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Thousands participate in New Haven run Monday

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Thousands of runners took to the streets of New Haven on Monday for the annual Faxon Law Group 20K Run. More>>

President Clinton to rally Connecticut Democrats

Former President Bill Clinton is headed to New Haven to help raise money for Democrats. More>>

South Windsor police report three break-ins in one day

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South Windsor police reported three home break-ins over the course of a few hours on Saturday. More>>

Three charged with robbing, assaulting woman in West Haven

Eric Boone, Virginia Rodriguez and Lashell Sellers (West Haven PD) Eric Boone, Virginia Rodriguez and Lashell Sellers (West Haven PD)
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A West Haven man and a New Haven woman were arrested after reportedly breaking into a woman's apartment early Monday morning. More>>

Two men charged with stealing jewelry, credit card, vehicle from Watertown home

 Luis Ortiz and Christian Rivera (Watertown police) Luis Ortiz and Christian Rivera (Watertown police)
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Two men are being charged with burglarizing a home on Cutler Knoll in Watertown in early August. More>>

One taken by Life Star after Vernon crash

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Part of Dart Hill Road in Vernon was closed late Sunday night following a two-car crash. More>>

Study: Conn. occupational illness rate tops in US

A study by a University of Connecticut health expert says occupational illness rates are higher for Connecticut workers than the national average, though the rate has declined. More>>

Naugatuck man charged with sexual assault

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A Naugatuck man is being accused of sexually assaulting a female juvenile. More>>

Thousands will hit CT roads on Labor Day

Thousands will hit CT roads on Labor Day (WFSB) Thousands will hit CT roads on Labor Day (WFSB)
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After a long Labor Day weekend, many are expected to be hitting the roads later on Monday as they head home. More>>

Injured hiker rescued from West Hartford woods

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A 42-year-old male suffered an open fracture to his knee Monday morning at the West Hartford Reservoirs. More>>

State Trooper rear-ends vehicle on I-84

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Four people were transported to the hospital Sunday after a Connecticut State Trooper rear-ended a vehicle. More>>

Family shocked after grandfather and 10-month-old take Ice Bucket Challenge

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The Ice Bucket Challenge is everywhere, but many are saying one video has gone way too far. More>>

Haddam Neck Fair celebrates 103 years

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Fair season is underway, and the Haddam Neck Fair is celebrating its 103rd year. More>>

California lawmakers pass nation's first plastic bag ban

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The bill, designed to cut down on plastic waste in the waterways, now goes to Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown for his signature.

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Small tornado moves through Worcester

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Residents in Worcester, Mass. continue to clean up Monday morning after a small tornado moved through the city. More>>

LifeStar helicopter dispatched to crash in Vernon

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A LifeStar emergency helicopter was dispatched to a serious crash in Vernon on Sunday evening.
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Beijing faces defiance in Hong Kong on vote reform

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Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers disrupted a Beijing official's speech Monday as he sought to explain a decision announced over the weekend to tightly limit voting reforms for the southern Chinese financial hub. More>>

Lawmakers: Islamic State groups wants to hit US

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Cities in the United States and Western Europe are being eyed as Islamic State militants' future targets and President Barack Obama needs to take action, U.S. lawmakers say. More>>

Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights

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Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast on Sunday slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events in New York and Philadelphia and sent people scurrying from a beach after three men... More>>

US judge blocks enforcement of new La abortion law

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A federal judge has temporarily blocked Louisiana from enforcing its restrictive new abortion law. But lawyers and advocates appeared to disagree about whether the judge's order affects doctors at all five abortion... More>>

One of banned Greek organizations at UConn allowed to stay

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One of the three Greek life organizations at the University of Connecticut that is appealing suspensions after hazing allegations will stay on campus this school year. More>>

49er Ray McDonald accused of domestic violence

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San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested early Sunday on felony domestic violence charges after officers responded to a home in an upscale neighborhood, San Jose police said. More>>

Islamist militia now guards US Embassy in Libya

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An Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya's capital now guards the U.S. Embassy and its residential compound, a commander said Sunday, as onlookers toured the abandoned homes of diplomats who fled the... More>>

Showers, thunderstorms roll through CT Sunday evening

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The humidity has rolled into the state, and coming with it are some showers and potential thunderstorms. More>>

Cuba cracks down on goods in flyers' luggage

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A carload of burly nephews and grandsons greeted Martha and Alfredo Gonzalez when they stepped out of Havana's international airport into the blazing heat of an August afternoon. More>>

Philippine troops pull 'greatest escape' in Golan

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Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers escaped their besieged outpost in the Golan Heights after a seven-hour gunbattle with Syrian rebels, Philippine officials said Sunday. Al-Qaida-linked insurgents still hold... More>>

Aftershocks follow 5.1 Alaska earthquake

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Aftershocks continue to rattle interior Alaska after a 5.1-magnitude earthquake Saturday night. More>>

Official: 5 killed in plane crash north of Denver

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A spokesman for the National Transportation Board says all five people aboard a small plane that crashed near an airport north of Denver have died. More>>

Ukraine: rebels fire on border guard vessel

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Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday called on Ukraine to immediately start talks on a political solution to the crisis in eastern Ukraine. More>>

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Labor Day weekend storms roll through the state. More>>

Sam clears waivers, meets with Fisher

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Michael Sam was probably never an ideal fit with the St. Louis Rams and it had absolutely nothing to do with his sexual orientation. More>>

Joan Rivers' daughter: I'm keeping fingers crossed

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Joan Rivers' loved ones said Sunday that they remain hopeful about her recovery three days after she went into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office. More>>

Law enforcement using social media to crack down on underage drinking Video included

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Dozens of videos are all over social media from parties held at Coastal Carolina University. More>>

Mom mum, but Facebook on fire over injured kindergartner

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Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online. Friends and family of a Pascagoula kindergarten student have created a Facebook page and GoFundMe.com account claiming the girl was attacked on the playground this week by another student. More>>

Bristol police search for suspect in armed bank robbery

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Bristol police are looking for an armed robbery suspect who held up a bank just after noon on Sunday. More>>

Waterford police look for two suspects in Walmart robbery

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Waterford police are looking for three suspects involved in a robbery at Walmart. More>>

CT cracks down on speeding, DUI violations

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Connecticut is cracking down on highway speeders this busy Labor Day holiday weekend. More>>

Sand collapse kills 9-year-old girl at Oregon beach

When you think of potentially fatal threats at the beach, you probably think of sharks or riptides. You probably don't worry about the sand. But that unexpected killer has now claimed at least three lives in the United States this summer. More>>

Police: officer dragged by suspect's vehicle while responding to protective order complaint

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A Bristol police officer was dragged by a car on Saturday while responding to a complaint for a violation of a protective order. More>>

CT state police investigate untimely death at Lime Rock Park

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Connecticut State Police are investigating and untimely death that happened at Lime Rock Park in Salisbury. More>>

Your Week in Viral Videos: Little girl in awe of space shuttle

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Millions of people were inspired by the space shuttle, and it continues to do that, even though it hasn't flown in more than three years.

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Bristol police arrest man following robbery report

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Police in Bristol arrested 39-year-old resident Carlos Rivera on burglary and larceny charges early Saturday morning. 
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Lots of deals to be found this Labor Day weekend

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If you're not spending Labor Day at the beach or on the lake, there are plenty of deals to be found at the stores.  More>>

Suspect questioned after presidential threat

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Connecticut State Police have been told to be watching for a "potentially suspicious person and vehicle" after a threat against the president of United States in New York. More>>

Fans fill Rentschler Field for first UConn football home game

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The first game of the football season for UConn was held on Friday evening and the fans filled the stadium at Rentschler Field. More>>

Police make arrest for shooting in Willimantic

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The Willimantic Police Department made an arrest in connection with a shooting that happened on Main St. on Tuesday Aug. 26. More>>

Lake in East Hampton being tested for toxic algae

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A popular Connecticut lake may be closed to swimmers this Labor Day weekend because of unsafe levels of algae in the water. More>>

Labor Day gas prices are lowest in four years

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Many people were already off on Friday and headed on their way to their Labor Day weekend travels. More>>

2-month-old baby in Groton suffered 29 bone fractures Video included

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A father accused of abusing a 2-month-old boy in Groton faced a judge on Friday.
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  • Civil disobedience expected in fast-food pay fight

    Civil disobedience expected in fast-food pay fight

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:29 AM EDT2014-09-02 04:29:46 GMT
    McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize...More >
    McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize the...More >
  • Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks

    Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks

    Monday, September 1 2014 11:01 PM EDT2014-09-02 03:01:11 GMT
    With a new round of talks on easing the crisis in Ukraine about to start, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has called on the participants to push for a cease-fire between Ukrainian government troops and...More >
    Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy - a shift that reflects Moscow's desire to strike a deal at a new...More >
  • US military targets extremists in Somalia

    US military targets extremists in Somalia

    Monday, September 1 2014 10:02 PM EDT2014-09-02 02:02:05 GMT
    The Pentagon says U.S. military forces have targeted the Islamic extremist al-Shabaab network in an operation in Somalia.More >
    The Pentagon says U.S. military forces have targeted the Islamic extremist al-Shabaab network in an operation in Somalia.More >
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