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  • New Haven fire displaces 9 people

    NEW HAVEN —  Nine people were displaced from their home after a fire broke out Wednesday evening. The fire burnt a three-family home at 6 Rowe Street in New Haven. Firefighters said all three floors were occupied and three families were displaced. Firefighters said people were still inside the home at the time of the 911 call, but everyone was out by the time emergency responders arrived to the scene. According to firefighters, the flames had spread enough to bust through the top of […]

  • Coventry woman found safe by Gloucester, Mass. police

    COVENTRY —  A Coventry woman was found safe by the Gloucester, Mass police department Thursday morning. Police issued a Silver Alert for the missing 93-year-old Wednesday night after Eleanor Dannolfo was reported missing. Family members said Dannolfo told them she was heading out to pay a doctor’s bill and then run a couple of errands before coming right back home.

  • CT Women’s Hall of Fame hosts Girl’s Day

    HARTFORD —  The Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame hosted Girl’s Day at the state capital Wednesday. Girls in grades 8 through 12 were taught about the stories of Connecticut women who fought to secure their right to vote. They also heard from several speakers including Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman. The girls also had the chance to learn about the legislative process and how they can make their voices heard. The Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame is an educational outreach organization […]

  • Hartford Baking Co. opens its second location

    HARTFORD —   Hartford Baking Co. opened a new location Wednesday morning on Farmington Avenue. The cafe and bakery officially opened its second outpost, welcoming guests into its 2-floor space at 965 Farmington Avenue at the Blue Back Square in West Hartford. The new location builds on some of the items at the New Park Avenue shop but has more options including made to order breakfast and sandwiches. The company began their line of work back in 2010 in New Park Avenue, starting off […]

  • Quinnipiac University hosts basketball send-off rally before Sweet 16

    HAMDEN —  Quinnipiac University held a Sweet 16 send off rally for the women’s basketball team who are set to take on No . 1 South Carolina Saturday at 4 p.m. in Stockton, California. The team won their first ever NCAA Tournament game after defeating No. 5 Marquette, 68-65, in the first round of the tournament. In their next game, they defeated No. 4 Miami Hurricanes, 85-78. FOX61’s Rich Coppola caught up with the team before they took off to their […]

  • Naugatuck police searching for 2 men involved in credit card skimming incident

    NAUGATUCK —  Two men are wanted by police for a credit card skimming incident that took place in December 2016. On December 30, 2016, Naugatuck Police said two suspects used credit card information that was believed to have been stolen using a skimming device. According to police, the suspects purchased items in Farmington and West Hartford with the stolen card. Police said one suspect has tattoo sleeves on both arms. If anyone has any information on this or any other cases […]

  • ‘Superload’ moves through New Hartford heading to Oxford

    NEW HARTFORD — A slow-moving spectacle is making its way through Litchfield County. A 30-vehicle convoy is bringing the second of six large turbines to a power plant currently under construction in Oxford. The turbine itself is being carried on a massive truck operated by J. Supor and Son out of New Jersey. According to the town of New Hartford, it’s roughly 200 feet in length with 34 axles and weighs around 1.5 million pounds. The “superload” was parked along busy […]

  • Fairfield PD: Elderly man victimized by ‘grandchild in jail’ scam

    FAIRFIELD —  Police are investigating a scamming incident involving an 85-year-old man who sent over $1,500 to a man in New Jersey. On March 17, Fairfield Police said they received a call from an elderly man stating he was scammed. The victim said he received a phone call from a man who claimed he was his grandson and he was in jail for manslaughter. The suspect told the victim he needed money and had asked him to wire it to him. […]

  • Man threatens driver with fake gun after car accident in Windsor Locks

    EAST WINDSOR —  A man is facing criminal charges after police said he threatened a person with a fake gun after a car accident. On March 20, around 8 p.m., Windsor Locks Police said they responded to a car accident on Concorde Way at the intersection of Route 75 and Schoephoester Road. Officers said, the victim was at a red light when he felt a car bump into him from behind. The victim told police, when he got out of […]

  • Students compete in 36th Annual Odyssey of the Mind State Tournament

    NEW HAVEN — Saturday, students converged at Southern Connecticut State University for the 36th annual Connecticut Odyssey of the Mind State Tournament. The Odyssey of the Mind is an event that gives children the chance to problem solve in a creative way. Challenges were held all across campus where teams had to work together to complete different problems. More than 100 teams made up of elementary, middle, and high school students took part. FOX61’s Sarah Cody emceed the closing ceremonies. […]