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Getting your finances together to buy a home

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Getting your finances together to buy a home

- NEW HAVEN, Conn. (CNN) If you want to buy a house, you’re not alone. Many first-time buyers face competitive markets that favor sellers. So, we are stretching your dollar with tips that will help you snag a good pad. Whether you’re buying a home or about to make another big purchase, there are steps you can take to ensure you get the loan you need
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Teen shot in New Haven; listed in critical condition

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Teen shot in New Haven; listed in critical condition

- NEW HAVEN — A teenage boy was critically injured after being shot Sunday evening. Police said around 9:30 p.m., emergency crews were called to Bassett Street near Newhall Street after a person was reportedly shot. They found the victim, a fourteen-year-old boy from New Haven, who had been shot and was rushed to Yale-New Haven Hospital. He was listed in critical condition
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Moped driver seriously injured after New Haven crash

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Moped driver seriously injured after New Haven crash

- A North Haven man was seriously injured after the moped he was driving was hit by a car. The crash happened just after noon at the intersection of Willow and Orange streets in New Haven. Police said the 48-year-old man was taken to the hospital where he remains in critical condition. The driver of the car involved was not injured. It was being operated as an Uber at the time of the crash, and the passenger in the car was not harmed
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Man Critically Injured When Moped Collides with Car in New Haven

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Man Critically Injured When Moped Collides with Car in New Haven

- New Haven police are investigating a serious crash involving a moped and an Uber driver at Willow and Orange Streets Sunday. Police said the crash happened around noon. The moped operator, a 48-year-old man from North Haven, suffered traumatic injuries and remains in critical condition at Yale-New Haven Hospital, police said. The driver of the car, a 44-year-old woman from Hamden, was not hurt
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Middletown Avenue in North Haven Closed After Crash

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Middletown Avenue in North Haven Closed After Crash

- Middletown Avenue in North Haven is closed after a car struck a utility pole. The road is shut down between Spring Road and Great Meadow Drive while United Illuminating crews repair the pole. Bride-to-Be Calls Off Wedding, Throws Party for Homeless There is no word on injuries at this time. Check back for updates. Published 7 minutes ago | Updated 5 minutes ago Get the latest from NBC Connecticut anywhere, anytime
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Guilford Firefighter Accused of Fraud

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Guilford Firefighter Accused of Fraud

- After being seen setting up band equipment and performing, a Guilford firefighter has been charged with Worker's Compensation Fraud, police said. Michael Hudd, 55, of Pomona Avenue in Milford, first reported being injured on March 25, 2016 while working as a firefighter and claimed that he had "no work capacity of any kind," police said. He received over $21,000 based on this claim, police said
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Workers exposed to radioactive substance at St. Raphael’s Hospital in New Haven

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Workers exposed to radioactive substance at St. Raphael’s Hospital in New Haven

- NEW HAVEN — Authorities in Connecticut say several people have been exposed to an unidentified radioactive substance after a hospital’s nuclear medicine lab was broken into. New Haven Fire Chief John Alston says employees discovered the lab in the cancer center at St. Raphael’s Hospital had been vandalized when they arrived at around 8 a.m. Saturday. Officials say at least three lab technicians were exposed to radioactive material and underwent decontamination
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Guilford firefighter charged with workers’ compensation fraud

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Guilford firefighter charged with workers’ compensation fraud

- GUILFORD — The Connecticut State’s Attorney’s office says that a Guilford firefighter was charged with worker’s compensation fraud. Michael Hudd, 55, of Milford, is being charged with fraud after claiming he was injured in March, 2016 but was then seen seeing up equipment and performing with a band. Officials say Hudd reported being injured while working as a firefighter for the Town of Guilford
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Shelton Man Killed in Bethany Crash

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Shelton Man Killed in Bethany Crash

- A Shelton man was killed in a crash in Bethany Friday night. Connecticut State Police said that 43-year-old John Kwochka was driving on Cheshire Road (Route 42) in Bethany shortly before 5 p.m.when his car collided with a vehicle traveling the opposite direction. Kowchka was pronounced dead on scene. The driver of the other vehicle was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital with minor injuries, police said
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Community Health Centers facing financial doubly whammy

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Community Health Centers facing financial doubly whammy

- MERIDEN, Conn. (WTNH) – Connecticut’s Community Health Centers, that serve thousands of Connecticut residents, are facing two major financial storms. One from the Republican Health Care plan in Washington the other from the State Budget gridlock in Hartford. About a quarter of the population in Meriden comes to the Community Health Center here for their health care. There are 13 other centers like the one in Meriden around the state serving 145,000 Connecticut residents every year
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Freebie Friday! National Ice Cream Day is Sunday

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Freebie Friday! National Ice Cream Day is Sunday

- NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)– It’s Friday and that means there are some sweet treats at no cost in your future! If you’re a fan of ice cream, this weekend is for you! Sunday is National Ice Cream Day and plenty of places are celebrating! Here’s a look at just a few! This one is time-sensitive: From 1-2 p.m. Friday July 14th, you can get a free iced tea at most Starbucks locations
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Summer Lego Program Teaches Kids To Code Robots

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Summer Lego Program Teaches Kids To Code Robots

- A little, one-eyed robot rolled across the carpet of the Wilson Public Library on two chunky wheels Wednesday afternoon. The palm-sized Lego space rover, named Milo, stared straight into the fibers as it scooted along during the new "Build a Bot" program, which has rotated between New Haven's five branches this summer. The two kids now controlling the bot with an iPad had positioned its skinny, stick neck so it pointed straight ahead, parallel to the ground
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Wallingford Man Accused of Selling Heroin Out of His Home

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Wallingford Man Accused of Selling Heroin Out of His Home

- Wallingford police have arrested a man accused of selling heroin out of his home. Jarrod Hastings, 36, is accused of selling heroin from his home at 39 Hoffman Court in Wallingford. Police said multiple purchases were made from Hastings with help from a police informant. Hastings is charged with sale of heroin and possession of heroin. He was held on a $15,000 bond and is due in court on July 27
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Two Torrington women arrested after puppy left in a hot car

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Two Torrington women arrested after puppy left in a hot car

- WATERBURY — Two Torrington women were arrested Tuesday after leaving a weeks-old puppy in a hot car without water on Tuesday. Police say that temperatures inside the car was around 105 degrees when an officer was forced to break the window and vent the heat out while the women were visiting a Buffalo Wild Wings. Police responded to Buffalo Wild Wings on Union Avenue after a Terryville woman told officers she heard the puppy, a white, seven-week-old Pomeranian mix barking inside the car Tuesday afternoon around 2:30
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New Haven police investigating after home invasion on Academy Street

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New Haven police investigating after home invasion on Academy Street

- NEW HAVEN — Police said detectives are on the scene at 28 Academy Street in New Haven for what they’re calling a home invasion. Police said that at around 4 a.m., officers were dispatched to the residence on Academy Street after a 911 caller reported a burglary in progress. When police arrived, they said they found a 25-year-old woman in her basement apartment
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Woman attacked during home invasion in New Haven

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Woman attacked during home invasion in New Haven

- A home invasion has closed a portion of a street in New Haven on Thursday morning. Officials said Academy Street is closed between Court and Greene Streets for what was initially described as a "police incident." Police said a 911 caller reported a burglary in progress just before 4 a.m. Officers said they found a 25-year-old woman in her basement apartment
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Police Investigation Underway in Wooster Square in New Haven

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Police Investigation Underway in Wooster Square in New Haven

- A police investigation is underway in Wooster Square in New Haven. Several police officers have responded to Academy Street and the road is blocked. Authorities are not saying why they have responded to the area and no additional information was immediately available. Check back for updates. DevelopingHuman Remains Found in 'Common Grave' in Pa., 1 Victim ID'd Get the latest from NBC Connecticut anywhere, anytime
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  • Getting your finances together to buy a home
    Getting your finances together to buy a home

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    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (CNN) If you want to buy a house, you’re not alone. Many first-time buyers face competitive markets that favor sellers. So, we are stretching your dollar with tips that will help you snag a good pad. Whether you’re buying a home or about to make another big purchase, there are steps you can take to ensure you get the loan you need
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  • Trump 101 offered at Southern
    Trump 101 offered at Southern

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    NEW HAVEN - Talk about a current events class. A new political science course at Southern Connecticut State University is focused on the first 100 days of the Trump presidency. Called “Presidential Elections and Transitions,” the class is being taught by Art Paulson, a professor emeritus of political science at Southern. About a dozen students — graduate and undergraduate students — signed up for the class which is looking at
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Sports

  • CIAC Still Doesn’t Have Basketball Figured Out
    CIAC Still Doesn’t Have Basketball Figured Out

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    Boys high school basketball starts this weekend in Connecticut. There will be six games Saturday featuring some of the state's best teams in the "Spirit of Doc" Tournament at Trinity College. The first New Haven Register Top 10 poll was released Thursday night: 1. Hillhouse. 2. Sacred Heart. 3. East Catholic. 4. Notre Dame-West Haven. 5. Weaver. The season is new. The fans' emotions and the players' haircuts are fresh.
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  • Senate President Pro Tem To Get Kidney Transplant
    Senate President Pro Tem To Get Kidney Transplant

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    A volunteer has come forward to donate a kidney to Senate President Pro Tem Martin Looney, the New Haven official's office announced Monday. Looney, who has been suffering from kidney failure, will undergo surgery early next week. "The outpouring of support and kindness has truly been overwhelming," Looney said. "I want to thank my volunteer donor for this extraordinary gift and I look forward to seeing all of my colleagues
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  • 2 dead, 2 injured in shooting after Meek Mill concert
    2 dead, 2 injured in shooting after Meek Mill concert

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    The names of the victims have not yet been released. . Updated: 6:10 AM EST Dec 31, 2016 2 dead, 2 injured in shooting after Meek Mill concert The names of the victims have not yet been released Updated: 6:10 AM EST Dec 31, 2016 WALLINGFORD, Conn. — Police say two are dead and two injured after a shooting outside a Connecticut theater late Friday night following a concert. A
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Education

  • 25 high school students to train at state police academy
    25 high school students to train at state police academy

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    MERIDEN, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut State Police Training Academy is set to host 25 high school students for a week of training and a shot at some college scholarships. The 16- and 17-year-old cadets will begin the training Sunday at the Meriden Academy as part of the American Legion Connecticut State Police Youth Week. Officials say it’s designed to give the students insight into the training, duties and expectations of state troopers
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  • Woman attacked during home invasion in New Haven
    Woman attacked during home invasion in New Haven

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    A home invasion has closed a portion of a street in New Haven on Thursday morning. Officials said Academy Street is closed between Court and Greene Streets for what was initially described as a "police incident." Police said a 911 caller reported a burglary in progress just before 4 a.m. Officers said they found a 25-year-old woman in her basement apartment
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  • Environmental officials investigating Yale School of Medicine
    Environmental officials investigating Yale School of Medicine

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    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Environmental officials are still trying to figure out what caused four people to get sick at the Yale School of Medicine on Tuesday. Officials with the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) told News 8 that they responded to 333 Cedar Street in New Haven Tuesday afternoon for a report of two unconscious females. The building is a part of the Yale School
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  • Working out with dad
    Working out with dad

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    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) – Working out with dad, or maybe just trying to get rid of a “dad bod.” This morning father son duo, Kevin and Shane Emery, stopped by our studio to give us some tips on how to stay in shape despite being busy with the kids 24/7. The Emery’s own and operate GYMGUYZ in Wallingford, where they personalize at home workout for each and every client
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