<![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, 26 Sep 2018 11:47:47 -0400Wed, 26 Sep 2018 11:47:47 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Search Underway for Missing Person Amid Conn. Flooding]]> Wed, 26 Sep 2018 11:38:57 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Search+for+missing+person+along+Quinnipiac+River+in+North+Haven+.jpg
Emergency crews in North Haven are searching for a missing person in the area of Banton Street due to flooding of the Quinnipiac River, according to the North Haven Fire Department.

Photo Credit: NBC Connecticut]]>
<![CDATA[Summer-Like Weather Making a Comeback With Storms]]> Wed, 26 Sep 2018 09:52:36 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/necn+wx+9am+092618.png
A one day return to summer arrives today, before more traditional fall weather comes back late this week.Highs on Wednesday will pop close to 80 with muggy conditions. While there will be peeks of sunshine...]]>
<![CDATA[ACLU Sues NH Police Force Over Immigration Policy]]> Wed, 26 Sep 2018 09:10:40 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/214*120/ACLU_demanda_gobierno_por_separacion_familiar.jpg
The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against a New Hampshire police department for allegedly detaining a man on immigration violations after he helped authorities nab a suspect in another...]]>
<![CDATA[Showers Continue as Humidity Returns to New England]]> Wed, 26 Sep 2018 07:35:50 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/214*120/092618+wx+blog+necn.png
Rain that was heavy at times Tuesday night has tampered to showers, fog, and drizzle. Amounts greater than four inches of rain in parts of Connecticut where street and poor drainage flooding was...
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<![CDATA[Roads Impassable After Flooding in Conn.]]> Wed, 26 Sep 2018 11:40:09 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Clinton+flooding+at+bridge.jpg
Some school districts have announced closures or delays for this morning after flooding caused dangerous conditions that left first responders rescuing people trapped in vehicles on impassable roads Tuesday...

Photo Credit: NBC Connecticut
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<![CDATA['My Mistake': Mass. Woman Bitten by Shark in Bahamas Speaks]]> Wed, 26 Sep 2018 10:53:33 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/092518+linda+ewing+bahamas+shark+bite+victim.jpg
A Massachusetts woman has been released from a South Florida hospital after she suffered a shark bite in the Bahamas on Sunday.

Photo Credit: NBC 6]]>
<![CDATA[Injured Turtle Gets Lego Wheelchair at Maryland Zoo]]> Wed, 26 Sep 2018 11:46:21 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/DSC_9948-copy-2-copy.jpg
An injured turtle is riding in style thanks to zoo keepers at The Maryland Zoo. The wild eastern box turtle has been outfitted with a wheelchair made of Lego bricks. A zoo employee found the injured...

Photo Credit: Maryland Zoo]]>
<![CDATA[Residents Hope Columbia Gas Reimburses Heating Alternatives]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 23:28:21 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Electric+Water+Heater+092518.JPG
Bridget Cook is getting her kitchen up and running in her home in Andover, Massachusetts, after the series of gas fires and explosions in Merrimack Valley.

Photo Credit: NBC10 Boston]]>
<![CDATA[No Cease-Fire Until Hamas Tunnels Destroyed: Israel]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:10:09 -0400 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[Public Urged to Contribute to Vt. Foliage Reports]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 18:43:19 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Vermont+foliage+2.JPG
Many people in northern New England have been buzzing that it seems the region’s famous fall foliage is late to arrive this year.There are colors out there, though, and the tourism-dependent state of...

Photo Credit: Adam Silverman]]>
<![CDATA[Rain Expands Across Region Ahead of Humidity's Return]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 23:41:18 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/necn+wx+092518.png
Rain expanding across New England comes ahead of a push of warmth and humidity we won’t feel today, but will unquestionably notice overnight tonight and Wednesday.For now, cool temperatures and rain combine...
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<![CDATA[Lawyer for 2nd Kavanaugh Accuser: Republicans Refuse to Talk]]> Wed, 26 Sep 2018 00:03:04 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/1027782112-Brett-Kavanaugh-Hearing.jpg
An attorney representing a second woman who claims she was sexually assaulted by U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh says Republicans on the decisive Senate Judiciary Committee have thwarted her...

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<![CDATA[Delta Resumes Normal Operations After Ground Stop]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 21:58:32 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/delAP_18159592616126.jpg
Delta Air Lines says its IT systems have been restored and flights are no longer grounded due to the technology problem.The airline said in a statement Tuesday night that a "technology issue briefly affected"...

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<![CDATA[Photos of Flooding and Heavy Rain September 25, 2018]]> Wed, 26 Sep 2018 11:22:09 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/160*120/Wallingford+flooding+1.jpg


Photo Credit: Andy Dadio]]>
<![CDATA[Husband and Wife Led Responders After Gas Explosions]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 18:40:36 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/214*120/Husband_and_Wife_Led_Responders_After_Gas_Explosions.jpg
As the Merrimack Valley continues recovering and rebuilding, first responders are recounting what they went through to keep their communities safe. In Lawrence, Massachusetts, a husband and wife had a big...]]>
<![CDATA[What to Do If You See Sick or Dead Seals]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 18:14:56 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/What_to_Do_If_You_See_Sick_or_Dead_Seals.jpg
More than 1,000 dead seals have washed up along beaches from Massachusetts to Maine since July. Now, officials are warning people not to approach the animals if they are seen sick or dying along the...]]>
<![CDATA[Residents Slow to Get Space Heaters After Explosions]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 18:02:42 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Merrimack_Valley_Residents_Left_in_Cold_During_Space_He.jpg
Officials started distributing space heaters and hot plates to thousands of residents in the Merrimack Valley after a series of explosions and fires left them without natural gas, but not every home has them yet...]]>
<![CDATA[17-Year-Old Girl Killed in Haverhill Crash]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 23:20:31 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Haverhill+memorial+site+teen+killed.JPG
A teenage girl was killed Monday night in a crash in Haverhill, Massachusetts.Police responded around 9 p.m. to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Crystal Street and Liberty Street. One of the drivers,

Photo Credit: NBC10 Boston]]>
<![CDATA[Locals Split on Economic Impact of Cruise Ships in Harbor]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 17:10:22 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/Locals_Split_on_Cruise_Ships_in_Rockland_Harbor.jpg
The city of Rockland, Maine, is welcoming its largest cruise ship yet: the Queen Mary II brought about 2,500 passengers to the midcoast Tuesday morning.While the short-term tourists spent some time and...]]>
<![CDATA[GOP Hires Attorney to Question Kavanaugh's Accuser]]> Wed, 26 Sep 2018 01:05:28 -0400 https://media.necn.com/images/213*120/grassAP_18256587733931.jpg
Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans said Tuesday that they hired an outside attorney to question Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused him of sexually assaulting...

Photo Credit: Andrew Harnik/AP, File]]>