Avoiding House Fire Risk While Cooking For ThanksgivingFire officials share tips on how to avoid a turkey fire. According to reports, Americans are three times more likely to set fire to their homes on Thanksgiving.
New Britain To Begin Buying Water Due To DroughtWith no appreciable rain in sight, New Britain is in the “water supply advisory” stage and will reportedly begin buying water from the Metropolitan District Commission on December 1, according to the city’s director of utilities.
New Haven Man Gets 11 Years In Fake Prescription SchemeA New Haven man is headed to federal prison for his role in a scheme to sell opioids obtained through fake prescriptions.
Connecticut Officials To Conduct Drill To Simulate Ice StormConnecticut officials say they will conduct a two-day emergency preparedness drill designed to simulate a major ice storm.
Connecticut To Receive Settlement Payment From Hyundai And KiaConnecticut is expected to receive nearly $1.5 million as a part of a multi-state settlement with automakers Hyundai and Kia to settle claims that the companies allegedly misrepresented mileage and fuel economy ratings on some of their cars from 2011 to 2013.
Overdose Prevention Conference Held In Rocky HillConnecticut's Department of Public Health held its third annual Overdose Prevention Conference in Rocky Hill Thursday.
Connecticut Hosting Three-Day Mock Mass Fatality Exercise The Connecticut Department of Public Health is hosting a mock exercise to test the state's and federal government's response to a hypothetical terrorist bombing on a Metro-North commuter train.
State Officials Warn Of Increased Risk Of Forest FiresOfficials with the state's Department of Energy are warning residents about an increased risk of forest fires in Connecticut due to this year's drought.
Study: Connecticut Among Safest States For Gun ViolenceThe national report alleges that firearms-related deaths were “significantly” lower in states that had passed laws to ban assault weapons and require trigger locks or the safe storage of guns.
DOT Starts Environmental Assessment Of I-84 ProjectThe Department of Transportation is beginning its assessment of how the I-84 replacement project will impact the environment. The reported cost of the project will be between four and five billion dollars.
CT State Police: Nearly 1,700 Caught Speeding Over Labor Day WeekendConnecticut State Police step up enforcement over Labor Day weekend every year, and Troopers released their final statistics for 2016 on Tuesday morning.
Parents Cautioned After Attempted Child Abduction In BethelAn attempted child abduction in Bethel has prompted police to urge parents to talk to their kids about the dangers of getting in or near strangers' cars.

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