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 2020-07-05 22:46 

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Three Hartford PD officers injured after fireworks thrown directly at them while responding to disturbance...

Hartford Police Department is investigating after three officers were injured responding to a large gathering with fireworks disturbance Saturday evening....

 2020-07-05 22:27 

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Owner of Nevada hiking dogs outfits them with signature goggles...

Bolt, Bonnie, and Bella love hiking, so much so that their owner gave them signature goggles to protect them from the sun and other elements....

 2020-07-05 21:44 

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Capitol Report: News 8's Political Correspondent Jodi Latina reviews state political moves amid the pandemic...

News 8...

 2020-07-05 21:31 

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Man grazed by bullet in Hartford shooting, police investigating...

Hartford Police Department is investigating after a man was injured in a shooting Sunday afternoon....

 2020-07-05 21:21 

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Capitol Report: Will decline of COVID-19 cases in CT hold? Schools prep to bring students back as Phase 3 reopening approaches...

We are into the final day of the Fourth of July weekend. It will be interesting to see if Connecticut...

 2020-07-05 20:52 

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Second stimulus check: Where we stand as July begins...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said this week the Senate will consider a new stimulus package in July but some fear a new jobs report could derail any plans for a second round of economic relief payments to Americans....

 2020-07-05 19:02 

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Rally held for Stonington inn employee injured by guests in racially-motivated attacked...

A rally was held outside the Stonington Police Department Sunday for an inn worker who was injured in a racially-motivated attack by guests in June....

 2020-07-05 17:59 

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Kanye West announces plans to run for president in 2020...

Although there are some states in which it is too late for West to add his name to the ballot, he is still able to join the race as an Independent in others....

 2020-07-05 16:26 

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Florida hits more than 200,000 coronavirus cases...

Florida health officials say the state has reached a grim milestone: more than 200,000 people have tested positive for COVID-19....

 2020-07-05 10:17 

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Columbus statue toppled, thrown into harbor by Baltimore protesters...

Baltimore protesters pulled down a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it into the city...

 2020-07-05 03:25 

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Fairfield police seek driver in fatal hit-and-run...

Fairfield police are asking for the public...

 2020-07-05 02:17 

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CT State Police investigate assault reported in Old Lyme...

Connecticut State Police responded to Rogers Lake Trail in Old Lyme to investigate a reported assault Saturday night....

 2020-07-05 01:40 

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Crews battle fire in Bridgeport, possibly caused by fireworks...

Crews were called to a fire at the P.T. Barnum apartments on Bird Street in Bridgeport Saturday night....

 2020-07-05 00:18 

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Kimberly Guilfoyle, Donald Trump Jr.'s girlfriend, tests positive for coronavirus...

Kimberly Guilfoyle, who is dating the president's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., tested positive for the novel coronavirus while in South Dakota. She had been expected to attend Friday night's event at Mount Rushmore. Sources familiar added Trump J...

 2020-07-05 00:05 

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English pubs reopen but little normal elsewhere in the world...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Pubs, hair salons and movie theaters across England reopened Saturday as part of Britain's biggest step toward post-outbreak normal, while South Africa and other parts of the world signaled anything but — reporting anot...

 2020-07-04 22:34 

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Connecticut Sun to play season without home court and All-Star Jones...

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (WTNH) — The Connecticut Sun will play this season, but some key features will be missing. They lose their home-court advantage at Mohegan Sun because they will play in Orlando, and they will be without their best player, Jonquel J...

 2020-07-04 22:23 

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Good Samaritan passing by rescues two people from burning house in New Haven...

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — A man is being called a hero for helping save a grandmother in a wheelchair and her grandson from a house fire in New Haven. Firefighters were called to a home on Beacon Avenue Wednesday night. But before they got there, Ni...

 2020-07-04 21:55 

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EXCLUSIVE: SpaceX facility under FAA review after changing rocket tests in South Texas...

Test launches and road closures of a popular public beach near SpaceX...

 2020-07-04 21:50 

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Hot dog champs repeat as July 4 gluttony fest moves indoors...

NEW YORK (AP) — The coronavirus outbreak moved the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest from the Coney Island boardwalk to an undisclosed indoor location but the results were familiar. Joey Chestnut and Torrington resident Miki Sudo repeated a...

 2020-07-04 20:23 

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Anti-Fourth of July protest happening in New Haven...

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Around 100 people marched in an anti-4th of July protest in New Haven Saturday afternoon. The rally started at 1 p.m. at the New Haven Green and protestors marched to the police department chanting, "no justice, no peac...

 2020-07-04 18:19 

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LIFE STAR called to dirt bike crash in Stonington...

STONINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) — Police in Stonington are investigating a crash involving a dirt bike and a quad vehicle on Saturday afternoon. Police confirmed it happened in the area of North Anguilla Road. Police said a 10-year-old boy was operating th...

 2020-07-04 17:27 

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Fireworks return to Mount Rushmore...

MOUNT RUSHMORE, S.D. (KELO) -- For the first time since 2009, fireworks are planned over Mount Rushmore....

 2020-07-04 16:06 

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Trump signs extension of COVID-relief fund for businesses...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday signed into law a temporary extension of a subsidy program for small businesses battered by the coronavirus, The legislation extends the June 30 deadline for applying for the program to Aug. 8. La...

 2020-07-04 15:47 

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Coronavirus pushes annual Boom Box parade online...

WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's quirky Boom Box Independence Day parade has gone online this year for what is being dubbed the Zoom Box Parade. The Willimantic parade dates to 1986 when the town couldn't find a marching band for its ...

 2020-07-04 15:03 

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Waterbury Christopher Columbus statue vandalized, beheaded...

News 8 has confirmed Saturday morning the Christopher Columbus Statue on Grand Street in Waterbury has been vandalized....

 2020-07-04 03:36 

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Fireworks frustrations: Police on patrol in Naugatuck...

"We...

 2020-07-04 02:09 

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18-year-old injured after being shot multiple times in New Haven...

An 18-year-old New Haven man is in the hospital Friday night after he was shot multiple times....

 2020-07-04 01:50 

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1 child dead, 3 others injured in shooting at Riverchase Galleria, investigation ongoing...

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE (7/3): The Hoover Police Department has released new information in the shooting at the Riverchase Galleria Friday afternoon. Hoover PD says that an 8-year-old boy had died after being shot. Three others were injured...

 2020-07-04 00:50 

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Couple gets COVID-19, mother gives birth before dying of virus...

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) — Cradling his baby, a Cleveland man sat next to a picture of his wife said they had a great life together until they both fell ill with COVID-19. Sierra Warith, 23, was pregnant with her second child when she and her husband, ...

 2020-07-03 23:40 

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Couple accused of attacking Mystic Quality Inn clerk, yelling racial slurs to be charged...

Two people will be charged in connection with an assault at a Mystic hotel last month....

 2020-07-03 21:56 

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31 MLB players, 7 staff test positive for COVID-19...

Thirty-one Major League Baseball players and seven staff members tested positive for COVID-19 during intake for the resumption of training, a rate of 1.2%....

 2020-07-03 21:12 

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Senator Blumenthal hopes some of $130B in Paycheck Protection Program will go to minority-owned businesses...

After starts and stops, and worries the money would run out, there's $130 billion left in the Paycheck Protection Program....

 2020-07-03 20:24 

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Now hiring: DEEP looking for summer help at state parks, beaches and campgrounds...

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) announced Friday that they are hiring for summer jobs at the state...

 2020-07-03 20:20 

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Girl filmed while being attacked by group on school property, police say...

The parents of the suspects have been cooperative, and police say the offenders will be charged and referred to family court....

 2020-07-03 19:58 

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Heavy flooding reported in Hartford; cars stuck, road caves in due to floodwaters...

Heaving flooding is being reported in parts of Hartford on Friday afternoon....

 2020-07-03 17:46 

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"If you have to ask, wear a mask": new statewide PSA features Geno Auriemma, Stew Leonard...

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — People ask all the time, "Do I have to wear a mask?" To answer that question and more, the State of Connecticut launched the "Connecticut Respect" PSA to encourage residents to wear a mask in public places an...

 2020-07-03 16:45 

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Hartford HealthCare warns of common Fourth of July injuries...

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Places that get busy with injuries from fireworks on the Fourth of July weekend are hospital emergency rooms. Kevin Ferrarotti, System Director of Emergency Medical Services with Hartford HealthCare explains in the video abo...

 2020-07-03 16:16 

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Washington Redskins to conduct 'thorough review' of team name...

WASHINGTON — The Washington Redskins are formally taking a hard look at their team name as many decry the name as racist against Native Americans, multiple sources confirmed. The full statement was shared out by NFL Network National Insider Ian Rapo...

 2020-07-03 16:00 

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DEEP releases updated state parks operational plan heading into holiday weekend...

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) issued an updated operational plan Friday, as the state heads into the Fourth of July holiday weekend....

 2020-07-03 15:58 

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New Haven PD: One injured in shooting on County Street...

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — New Haven police are investigating a shooting at a residence in the Dixwell neighborhood that left a local man injured Thursday evening. Police said at around 11:49 p.m., police and fire crews responded to a report of a per...

 2020-07-03 14:59 

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World War II Vet and grandson share graduation stage in a touching moment...

Over the past week, thousands of high school students in Western New York have gathered for unique celebrations during the pandemic to reflect on the past 4 years....

 2020-07-03 14:32 

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July Fourth weekend will test Americans' discipline...

The U.S. headed into the Fourth of July weekend with many parades and fireworks displays canceled, beaches and bars closed, and health authorities warning that this will be a crucial test of Americans...

 2020-07-03 14:32 

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Save a Suit expanding services to help more Veterans, Salute Our Troops...

News 8 along with Liberty Bank are proud to Salute Our Troops this Fourth of July. Liberty Bank has teamed up with Save a Suit to make sure veterans are dressed for success. The Executive Director of Save a Suit Angela Ackerman joins CT Style with the det...

 2020-07-03 14:32 

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Newsfeed Now: Diver gets hooked; boy calls 911 to save sister...

Weekdays at 11:30 a.m. EST, Newsfeed Now will be streaming the top stories in the U.S. utilizing our newsrooms across the country. If you miss the live report, you'll be able to see a replay minutes after the stream ends. (KARK/NEXSTAR) J.T. Thompson ...

 2020-07-03 14:11 

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At the Movies: "Hamilton" and "Desperados"...

This 4th of July weekend you can see "Hamilton" captured live on Broadway. There...

 2020-07-03 13:16 

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Hartford woman arrested in connection to fatal hit-and-run...

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A Hartford woman has been arrested in connection to a hit-and-run that killed a Hartford man this past April. West Hartford Police said 52-year-old Sharon Esson turned herself in on Wednesday and was arrested by warrant...

 2020-07-03 13:01 

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FL Sheriff: I'll deputize gun owners if violent protests erupt...

A Florida sheriff says he will deputize every gun owner in his county to put down violent protests his deputies can't handle alone....

 2020-07-03 12:40 

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Las Vegas teenager shares harrowing COVID-19 experience...

As many young people have been seen taking fewer precautions to prevent COVID-19, one Las Vegas teenager shares her harrowing experience....

 2020-07-03 12:33 

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State Police boosting patrols for Fourth of July weekend...

Connecticut State Police are increasing patrols for this Fourth of July weekend, enforcing traffic laws and reporting to crashes....

 2020-07-03 11:48 

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Trump's Rushmore trip draws real and figurative fireworks...

President Donald Trump will begin his Independence Day weekend on Friday with a patriotic display of fireworks at Mount Rushmore before a crowd of thousands, but even in a part of the country where many remain supportive of the president, the event has dr...

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