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  • Gov. Malloy warns CT special transportation fund may run dry soon; dire consequences if not addressed

    HARTFORD —  Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is sounding the alarm about the projected solvency of Connecticut’s transportation account, warning the state may not have the money to pay for many road and bridge improvement projects. He says lawmakers must take steps to replenish the Special Transportation Fund, impacted by a loss in gas tax revenue, a shift to more fuel-efficient vehicles, increased debt payments and other factors. The Democrat’s administration released a 10-page report on Thursday that highlights how the Special […]

  • Lifestar requested following motor vehicle accident in Harwinton

    HARWINTON – The intersection of Route 4 and Route 118  is back open following a single car crash Wednesday night. State police of Troop L said the crash occurred around 7:30 and Lifestar was been requested. Harwinton Volunteer Fire Department said the first Lifestar chopper out of Hartford was cancelled after experiencing mechanical problems. A second chopper was requested from Norwich. At this time, it is unknown the status of the occupant involved in the accident. FOX61 will provide updates as […]

  • Republican candidates for Governor make the case to voters

    WINDSOR —  Republican Gubernatorial hopefuls presented their vision to voters Wednesday night at the first debate for Republican candidates for Governor in 2018. The event was hosted by FOX 61, the Hartford Courant, and the Connecticut Republican Party. FOX61’s Jennifer Bernstein moderated the debate along with Hartford Courant’s Capitol Bureau Chief, Chris Keating. “We’ve been led down a fiscal path of calamity by the Democrats and the public is going to get an opportunity to see a Republican solution for that,” […]

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    Coach Calhoun’s 19th Annual Holiday Food Drive

    HARTFORD —  Some of Connecticut’s best teamed up Wednesday at Pope Park Recreation Center to give back to families in need this holiday season. Former Huskies basketabll coach, Jim Calhoun, along with Hartford’s mayor Luke Bronin and other local organizations and businesses handed out 600 turkeys and holiday meal fixings to families in need. “By that typical, I mean, everybody needs help once in a while and we’re helping out and then temporarily, they’re going to move on. It’s a […]

  • PD: 1 killed following accident in Shelton

    SHELTON — Police are investigating following a pedestrian being struck after a two car motor vehicle accident Tuesday evening. Shelton police said they responded to the area of 350 Bridgeport Avenue around 7:20 p.m. following reports of a two car motor vehicle accident in which a pedestrian was also struck. Police identified the pedestrian as Bethapudi Naga Tulasi Ram of India. He was living in Waterbury and was a student at the University of Bridgeport. “Police said Bridgeport Avenue is closed […]

  • PD: 1 person in custody following alleged package thefts in East Lyme 

    EAST LYME —  The East Lyme Police Department said they arrested a man after he allegedly stole several packages from a home Tuesday. East Lyme police said the alleged theft happened around 1:30 p.m. “Information regarding the accused was immediately broadcast to area Police Departments and the video/photo shared on social media. The identity of the suspect was quickly established, and with assistance from Parole and the Groton Town Police Department, the accused was taken into custody,” police said. Police […]

  • North Korean defectors talk of deadly ‘ghost disease,’ blame nuclear program

    Horrific tales are being shared by North Korean defectors who fled their homes near the Punggye-ri nuclear testing site, with stories of sickened residents and wildlife, and even a deformed baby born without genitals and murdered soon after birth. Lee Jeong Hwa, who got out in 2010 from her home in Kilju County, tells NBC News that residents started talking of a “ghost disease” after people started perishing, and they’re tying it all back to the regime’s nuke tests. “We […]

  • New Haven taking steps to revitalize Long Wharf

    NEW HAVEN —  The Long Wharf District in New Haven, along Interstate 95, has generated more visitors of late with the addition of more food trucks, a cycling track, a refurbished visitors center and a new boathouse. However, that’s nothing compared to what could be on the horizon. Nobody, including the architects for the Long Wharf District redevelopment, knows how the project will take shape. But one thing is for certain: connecting the city to the waterfront is paramount. Putting […]

  • PD: Man missing from Southington found dead in New Britain

    SOUTHINGTON —  Police said a man who was reported missing has been found dead in New Britain Tuesday. Southington police said Charles “Chuck” Davenport was reported missing on Nov. 27 around  3 p.m., near his Sherry Dr. residence in Southington. New Britain police said the cause of his death is unknown. This investigation is ongoing. Silver Alerts are issued by law enforcement agencies for missing people of all ages. Amber Alerts are issued for children who are believed to be […]

  • Police identify man fatally stabbed by nephew in Hartford

    HARTFORD — A teenager is in police custody after he allegedly fatally stabbed his great-uncle Monday afternoon. Hartford Police said a 17-year-old nephew stabbed his great-uncle, Albert Byrd, in the stomach. The 71-year-old died less than an hour after he was taken to Hartford Hospital, according to police. Police were called to the Martin Luther King Apartments, in the city’s South End, around 1:30 p.m. Police said the suspect and Byrd both lived together at 101 Van Block Avenue where the […]