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    UConn alleges numerous NCAA violations by former coach Kevin Ollie

    STORRS —  An investigation into former UConn basketball coach Kevin Ollie, states that he violated NCAA rules which then lead to his firing. More than 1,300 pages of documents reveal a list of NCAA violations. The documents, first obtained by the Hartford Courant, state that Ollie facilitated a phone call between a recruit and former UConn star Ray Allen. The documents allege that Ollie played basketball with a recruit during an official visit to UConn. He is also accused of […]

  • Massage Envy offering fans at Travelers a chance to win free massages

    CROMWELL —  Massage Envy will feature an activation exhibit at the Travelers Championship located in the Fan Zone between holes No. 1 and 18. Fans will have the chance to receive a complimentary massage and/or trial stretch service. Players in the tournament will also have the luxury of staying stretched out throughout the tournament. FOX61’s Sports Director Rich Coppola has the story.

  • East Windsor Deputy Selectman accused of assaulting elderly man

    EAST WINDSOR — A deputy selectman for the town of East Windosr was arrested for allegedly assaulting an elderly man. The East Windsor Police Department said they received a call from an elderly male reporting that he had been assaulted by Steve Dearborn of East Windsor, a Deputy Selectman for the Town. Police said an investigation determined that an assault had occurred. Police said Dearborn was interviewed and taken into custody and transported to the police department for booking. He […]

  • Blumenthal calls for an end to the Trump Administration’s detention policies for immigrant children, families

    WASHINGTON —  U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal will join fellow Senate Democrats on the Senate floor to call for an end to the Trump Administration’s detention policies for immigrant children and families. Earlier today on the Senate floor, Blumenthal issued a sharp rebuke of President Trump’s proposal to indefinitely and indiscriminately imprison immigrant children and families. “Ending family separation would be a welcome and humane step, but the solution cannot be the immoral and unlawful detention and imprisonment of children. Family separation […]

  • Route 70 in Cheshire closed due to motorcycle vs. truck accident

    CHESHIRE —  Police said Route 70 (South Meriden Road) at the intersection between Country Club Road and Reservoir Road is closed due to a motorcycle vs. truck accident. Cheshire police said this section of the road is impassable from all directions.  Drivers are asked to avoid this area. The operator of the motorcycle has been transported to an area hospital due to injuries sustained in the crash. No other details have been released. FOX61 has a crew heading to the scene […]

  • Yanks back stellar German with 4 HRs, beat Mariners 7-2

    NEW YORK  — In their first road test against baseball’s top team, the upstart Seattle Mariners were no match for the Yankees’ pitching and power. Domingo German tossed two-hit ball over a career-high seven innings and Giancarlo Stanton hit one of New York’s four home runs Tuesday night in a 7-2 victory against the Mariners. “A lot of fun,” Stanton said. “We were clicking on all cylinders.” Miguel Andujar and Aaron Hicks each belted a two-run shot off Marco Gonzales in the […]

  • Windsor Locks man killed following motorcycle crash on Route 85 in Bolton

    BOLTON — State police said one person was killed in a motorcycle crash Tuesday afternoon on Route 85 near Lyman Road. State police said 51-year-old Joel Koller, was riding his motorcycle when he collided with a car. State police said Koller’s bike wasn’t able to stop, resulting into the collision. State police said Koller was transported to Manchester Memorial Hospital via Life Star, where he was pronounced dead. The driver of the other car did not suffer any injuries, according to state […]

  • Woman rescued from Candlewood Lake in New Fairfield; Man charged

    NEW FAIRFIELD —  DEEP said one person was arrested Tuesday in connection to an incident involving a woman who was rescued from Candlewood Lake. DEEP said around 2:15 p.m., officials were dispatched to Candlewood Lake to assist in searching for a missing person in the water. “Upon arrival, one female victim was rescued from the water by a Good Samaritan vessel,” DEEP said in a release. “The female victim was transported to Danbury Hospital for serious physical injuries.” DEEP said during an […]

  • World’s 50 best restaurants for 2018 announced

    If there’s ever a bad night to eat out — not including that time you ordered those mussels — it’s the one when all the planet’s top chefs skip work to find out if their restaurants have finally been named the world’s best. This year, culinary masterminds from five continents gathered in the Spanish port city of Bilbao for an award ceremony to name the 50 best fine dining joints for 2018 and, most importantly, crown a champion. For 2018, […]

  • MGM Springfield to host final hiring event before opening; hundreds of jobs available

    SPRINGFIELD, Mass.  —   MGM Springfield will hosts its final pre-opening hiring event to public on Sunday, June 24. MGM says no reservations are necessary to attend the event and hundreds of job interviews and job offers will be made on the spot. The event will be held at the MassMutual Center located at 1277 Main Street in Springfield, Mass. from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 24. Attendees are encouraged to bring resumes and photo identification. Job seekers are […]