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Conn. Bill Would Report Chatty Drivers to Insurers

Some Connecticut lawmakers are frustrated by drivers who ignore the state's ban on talking and texting on hand-held cellphones. They now want insurance companies to know when their customers break the...

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Escaped Calif. Mental Health Patient Is in Custody

A mental health patient obsessed by the killings at Sandy Hook Elementary School is in custody after escaping from an Orange County, California facility the day before, authorities said. Norris Phuoc...

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Cat Lost During Sandy Makes Miraculous Return

Uranie Roberts only has one way to describe it. "It's a miracle," she said. Lost for half a year, her beloved pet cat “Porsche” somehow found his way home. Last November, Roberts and her family,...

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Thousands Expected to Ride Through Newtown

Thousands of bikers plan to ride through Newtown today to raise money for those affected by December's shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School. Organizers say about 3,000 people are expected to...

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5 Women Die in Limousine Fire on Calif. Bridge

Five women in their 30s died Saturday night when a stretch limousine burst into flames on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge over the San Francisco Bay, police confirmed to NBC News. Four other people in the...

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Glimmer Needs a Home

In March, animal control officers in Waterbury found Precious, a 1-year-old pit bull mix, suffering from severe burns after receiving a call about a dog needed treatment. Now she is doing well, goes by...

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6-Year-Old Girl in Critical Condition After Being Shot by Brother, 13

A six-year-old Florida girl was in critical condition Sunday after being shot by her 13-year-old brother Saturday night in Oakland Park, north of Fort Lauderdale Saturday night. According to neighbors,...

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Man Injured After Flying off Car Hood

New Haven police say a 21-year-old man is in critical condition after being thrown from the hood of a car he was riding on as part of a game. Michael Carey, of Huntington Street in New Haven, was...

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Suspect Accused of Hitting Family with Car Surrenders

Police say a man surrendered to face charges in the deaths of a couple who were struck by a car when they were forced to walk on a Milford street because the sidewalk hadn't been cleared of snow....

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Conn. Bill Would Charge for 911 Calls

Connecticut lawmakers are considering a bill that would charge users for making certain 911 calls. Legislators say a statewide law would clear up confusion about local mandates, such as the New Britain...

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Bicyclists Injured in Hit and Run

Two bicyclists were injured in a hit-and-run crash in Granby Sunday afternoon, police said. A dark green Chevrolet Blazer, which looked to be a 1990's model, was driving northbound when it struck two...

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Motorcycle Driver Crashes on Rt. 9

A motorcycle driver was seriously injured after crashing on Rt. 9 southbound this morning, state police said. The motorcycle was traveling southbound near exit 21 when driver Robie Irizarry, 60, lost...

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Mother of Four Accidentally Buys $14 Million Winning Lotto Ticket

Accidentally spending $1 more than usual on Lotto Tickets paid off for a single mother of four in Southern California to the tune of $14 million. Thuan Le bought her winning SuperLotto Plus last week...

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Oxford Woman Accused of 41 Counts of Animal Cruelty to Be Arraigned

An Oxford woman charged with 41 counts of cruelty to animals will be arraigned today. Karen Desrosiers, 46, was arrested two months after officials seized malnourished animals from her property. She...

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Olympian Gabby Douglas Promotes New Book

Gold medalist Gabby Douglas is crisscrossing the country, promoting her book. Douglas describes "Raising the Bar" as a big scrapbook with pictures, quotes, thoughts and memories. She said she hasn't...

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Fatal Motorcycle Accident Closes Part of I-95

A 40-year-old Bridgeport man was killed in a crash on Interstate 95 in West Haven on Sunday afternoon. Officials said Michael Cooney, 40, of Bridgeport,was riding a motorcycle and hit the back of a...

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Man, Sons Saved in Daring Sea Rescue

A father and his sons were pulled from the Pacific Ocean Saturday in a daring rescue lifeguard are calling miraculous. A San Diego-based commercial fishing boat turned into a rescue boat after finding...

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2 Hurt in Wethersfield Crash

At least two people were taken to the hospital after a sport utility vehicle hit a Department of Transportation truck in Wethersfield early Monday morning.  Wethersfield Police said the crash happened...

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Fire Causes Damage in Terryville

A single-family house on Overlook Driver in Terryville sustained some smoke damage from a fire that broke out just after 12:30 a.m. on Monday, but no one was hurt. Investigators said the fire broke out...

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New Bride Among 5 Killed in Limo Fire on Calif. Bridge

A bridal shower turned tragic on Saturday when five women died after the stretch limousine they were riding in burst into flames on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge over the San Francisco Bay. Orville...

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