<![CDATA[NECN - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2018 https://www.necn.com/news/top-stories http://media.necn.com/designimages/clear.gif NECN https://www.necn.com en-usWed, 14 Nov 2018 09:27:23 -0500Wed, 14 Nov 2018 09:27:23 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Barricaded Suspect Fires Shots During Standoff in Enfield, Conn.]]> Wed, 14 Nov 2018 07:36:01 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/enfieldswat2.JPG
The man who was barricaded for hours and fired shots during a SWAT standoff in Enfield has been taken into custody on Wednesday morning.

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<![CDATA[Father Warned Police of Son Who Led Armed Standoff in NH]]> Wed, 14 Nov 2018 06:07:36 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Rochester+Mug.jpg
Court documents state the father of a New Hampshire man arrested this week during a tense day-long standoff with police had warned authorities that his son was "talking crazy about government...

Photo Credit: Rochester Police Dept.]]>
<![CDATA[Conn. State Trooper Accused of Driving While Impaired Arrested]]> Wed, 14 Nov 2018 06:49:56 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/mug+shot+of+state+trooper+Sarah+Starkey.jpg
A state trooper was arrested in Norwich, suspected of driving under the influence, and she has been suspended.

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<![CDATA[Trinity College Student Found Unresponsive Has Died]]> Wed, 14 Nov 2018 06:53:43 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/214*120/Professor_Post_Prompts_Threats_at_Trinity_College.jpg
A 23-year-old Trinity College student who was found unresponsive Monday has died, according to police.

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<![CDATA['Amazon Effect' on Real Estate Anticipated, Feared in Va.]]> Tue, 13 Nov 2018 18:44:48 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/111318+Chirilagua+arlington+alexandria.jpg
As news of Amazon's move to Northern Virginia sinks in, residents and real estate watchers are monitoring the impact the announcement will have on rent costs and sale prices.

Photo Credit: NBC Washington
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<![CDATA[NJ 'Watcher' House Owners Share Creepy Letters, Talk Terror]]> Wed, 14 Nov 2018 07:29:35 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/watcher+house.jpg
The New Jersey homeowners who started receiving threatening letters from someone identified as "The Watcher" after they bought a home in Westfield have spoken out and shared the letters in a new...

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<![CDATA[Trump Could Submit Answers to Mueller This Week: Source]]> Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:35:38 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/699394842-Special-Counsel-Robert-Mueller.jpg
President Donald Trump's legal team is closing in on submitting written answers to special counsel Robert Mueller's questions on Russian interference in the 2016 election, a source familiar with the matter told...

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<![CDATA[Secrets of the Trade: Chicago Hotel Housekeepers Tell All]]> Wed, 14 Nov 2018 00:15:46 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/IMG_8409+-+00000000_34433574.jpg
From once rampant sexual harassment to their new role of eyes and ears in hallways, hotel housekeepers are revealing secrets of the job and debunking myths. Five housekeepers at downtown Chicago hotels,...]]>
<![CDATA[Significant Traffic in Raynham, Mass. After Car Crash]]> Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:08:56 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/170*120/111418+raynham+crash+ground+scene.jpg
Authorities are investigating a crash Wednesday that caused significant traffic in Raynham, Massachusetts.The crash was reported at approximately 7:15 a.m. on Route 138 near Robinson Street. NBC10 Boston's Sky

Photo Credit: Marc Vasconcellos & the Brockton Enterprise]]>
<![CDATA[2020 Presidential Primaries: Tracking Hopefuls' Visits to NH]]> Tue, 13 Nov 2018 14:34:22 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/214*120/candidate-tracker-th.jpg
The 2020 presidential election may seem far away, but hopeful candidates are already starting to host small events and engage their supporters in states with early primaries. New Hampshire is one of the earliest...
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<![CDATA['Shot in Broad Daylight': Teenager Injured in Jamaica Plain]]> Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:25:12 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000019749910.JPG
A teenager is expected to survive after she was shot in the upper body Tuesday in Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood.Police Commissioner William Gross said a female believed to be in her late teens was...]]>
<![CDATA[High-Impact Winter Storm Possible Thursday Night]]> Tue, 13 Nov 2018 23:50:47 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/214*120/what31.jpg
Thursday starts off sunny with temperatures in the 10s and 20s. High pressure is cold and strong, and this creates an inversion in the atmosphere, setting the stage for freezing rain Thursday night into Friday.]]>
<![CDATA[Cafe Staffed by Adults With Special Needs in Danger of Closing]]> Tue, 13 Nov 2018 17:25:15 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Employer_of_Special_Needs_Adults_in_Danger_of_Closing.jpg
A business in South Berwick, Maine, that employs people with developmental and intellectual disabilities is in danger of closing.Madison's Cafe opened about one year ago, and co-owner Nicole McCoomb fears they...]]>
<![CDATA[Staff Member Stole $18,000 from Band: Conn. Police]]> Wed, 14 Nov 2018 06:55:36 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Hartford00000000.jpg
The merchandise manager for a band is accused of stealing around $18,000 from a box on a tour bus in Hartford.]]>
<![CDATA[Supporters Rally for Conn. Family to Reunite for Holidays]]> Wed, 14 Nov 2018 06:52:50 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/NELSON+PINOS+HARTFORD+RALLY.jpg
Supporters of a father facing deportation rallied outside the federal building that houses the Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in Hartford Tuesday.

Photo Credit: NBC Connecticut]]>
<![CDATA[Conn. School District Responds to Student Concerns About Anti-Semitism]]> Wed, 14 Nov 2018 06:51:16 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/AMITY+STUDENTS.jpg
The Amity Regional School District is responding to complaints of anti-Semitism and intolerant behavior after high school students and parents expressed outrage at school officials for not doing enough...

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<![CDATA[Camp Fire Survivors Say Warnings Were Too Little, Too Late]]> Wed, 14 Nov 2018 06:06:07 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/campfireGettyImages-1061309864.jpg
Survivors of California's deadliest wildfire in state history say a combination of belated warning from public officials and reluctance of residents who had survived previous fires to leave home were among...

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<![CDATA[No Cease-Fire Until Hamas Tunnels Destroyed: Israel]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:10:09 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/452960422.jpg
Israel will not consider a cease-fire for Gaza until it has finished downing the network of tunnels in the Gaza Strip, the government said on Thursday, NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[Boston Considers Lowering Speed Limit Even Further]]> Tue, 13 Nov 2018 19:35:09 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/City_Councilors_Consider_20_MPH_Boston_Speed_Limit.jpg
Community members who attended a Boston City Council hearing on pedestrian safety Tuesday described life as a pedestrian in the city as life-threatening and "the wild, wild west."It has been less than...]]>
<![CDATA[Sleet and Freezing Rain Developing Soon in New England]]> Wed, 14 Nov 2018 04:34:54 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/219*120/111418+necn+early+am+wx.jpg
We call it The Montreal Express - when the air rushes in from southeastern Canada -- and temperatures plummet in New England. That is what happened overnight.
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<![CDATA[Harvard Project Seeks 'Exceptional Responder' Cancer Patients]]> Wed, 14 Nov 2018 00:22:38 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Medical_Miracle.jpg
There are some cancer patients given just months to live who somehow live for years. How do they defy the odds? Researchers at Harvard Medical School hope to unlock that secret in order to help other cancer...]]>
<![CDATA[Marlboro Police Announce 'Do Not Knock' List]]> Wed, 14 Nov 2018 04:53:01 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Marlboro_Police_Announce__Do_Not_Knock__List.jpg
You may have heard of a "Do Not Call" list, but now Marlboro, Massachusetts residents can add their names to a "Do Not Knock" list."I think it's a long time coming," said Sgt.]]>
<![CDATA[Merrimack Valley Struggles Continue as Some Return to Homes]]> Wed, 14 Nov 2018 00:00:25 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Struggles_Continue_as_Some_Families_Return_Home.jpg
For hundreds of people who’ve been displaced following the gas line fires and explosions in the Merrimack Valley, RVs issued by Columbia gas have served as their temporary homes.Now, some residents are...]]>
<![CDATA[5th Grader Receives Hateful Messages at Elementary School]]> Tue, 13 Nov 2018 23:49:13 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Hateful_Messages_Found_at_Elementary_School.jpg
A Massachusetts student received threatening notes at her elementary school, and her family believes it's because she's Muslim.One of the notes was received last Friday, and a second note was found...]]>
<![CDATA[Retail Pot Shop Makes Final Preparations to Open]]> Tue, 13 Nov 2018 20:31:39 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Final_Preparations_for_Retail_Pot_Shops.jpg
Cultivate is set to be one of the first recreational pot shops in the Commonwealth. The anticipated influx of people to Leicester is something the police chief has to plan for, and that Cultivate is planning...]]>
<![CDATA[Vermont's Attorney General Warns of Student Loan Scams]]> Tue, 13 Nov 2018 20:48:18 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/160*120/tj+donovan1.jpg
Vermont’s attorney general is warning consumers of an apparent uptick in scams targeting people who have student loans.T.J. Donovan said Tuesday that his office, and colleagues around the country, have...]]>
<![CDATA[Mass. Family Fights to Help Parents After Calif. Wildfires]]> Tue, 13 Nov 2018 20:00:32 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Family_Fights_to_Rescue_Ailing_Father.jpg
As the death toll rises in the California wildfires, one family in Mansfield, Massachusetts is racing to rescue their loved ones who have likely lost everything.Kim Reed’s parents, Ed and Sandy, both...]]>
<![CDATA[Melania Trump Calls for Firing of National Security Aide]]> Tue, 13 Nov 2018 17:07:03 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/trump-ricardel.jpg
In an extraordinary move for a first lady, Melania Trump’s office on Tuesday publicly called for the firing of a senior National Security Council official.Stephanie Grisham, the first lady’s communications...

Photo Credit: Zach Gibson/Bloomberg via Getty Images and Benoit Tessier/Pool Photo via AP]]>
<![CDATA[1 Seriously Injured in Shooting Near Boston T Stop]]> Tue, 13 Nov 2018 23:33:01 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/BOST_000000019749910.JPG
One person was seriously injured in a shooting near the Jackson Square MBTA stop in Boston on Tuesday afternoon.Police responded to a report of shots fired at 265 Centre St. around 3:11 p.m., according...]]>
<![CDATA['Empowering' Vt. Nonprofit Awards 5,000th Vehicle]]> Tue, 13 Nov 2018 17:31:23 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Major_Milestone_for_New_England_Charity.jpg
A New England nonprofit celebrated a major milestone Tuesday.Good News Garage, a charity that provides cars to low-income people in Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Maine who struggle to find...]]>
<![CDATA[Kennedy: 'I Ain't Running for Speaker']]> Tue, 13 Nov 2018 12:07:11 -0500 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/joekennedy2.jpg
Congressman Joseph Kennedy III left no doubt about his intentions when asked if he would consider seeking the House Speaker's gavel now that the Democrats have retaken the House."I ain't running for Speaker,"...

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