News 8’s Top-8 stories of 2015

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(WTNH) — Of all of the stories posted to WTNH.com everyday, these are the stories that got the most reads, discussion, and comments in 2015.

The list of the Top-8 most read stories on WTNH.com this year contain varied group of subjects. Some stories have a positive message or resolution. Others brought the harsh realities of modern society right to the front page, and a few transformed what was an ordinary day into something extraordinary.

Here are the Top-8 most read stories on WTNH.com this year:

Stolen Jesus statue is returned with a fresh coat of paint
What initially looked like a crime story turned into a caring community story.

Deadline looming for Verizon & Sprint ‘cramming’ refunds
The deadline is December 31st, and everyone loves to get money back.

Teen holds Hartford cop in headlock after being asked to leave restaurant
This story out of Hartford made national headlines on police community relations.

In-car camera catches cop jamming to “Shake it Off”
This video of a cop rocking out to Taylor Swift was one of the top viral videos of the year.

Silver Alert resolved for missing Brookfield Teen
It seemed like all of western Connecticut was helping in the search for Emma Weis. Thankfully, she was found safe.

Naked man on car roof causes rush hour delays on I-95
While drivers on I-95 in Connecticut are used to traffic delays, this was a very unusual morning commute.

ISIS “hit list” targets Connecticut soldiers, other military members
The fight against ISIS comes eerily close to home.

Madison teacher charged with sex assault; Danbury teacher investigated
Multiple teachers in Connecticut accused of inappropriate relationships with students.

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