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    Norwich police investigating stabbing

    NORWICH — Police are investigating a stabbing that happened Sunday evening. Police said they were called to Franklin Street around 8:20 p.m. for a man who had been stabbed. When officers arrived, they found the 21-year-old victim at 99 Franklin St. He had been stabbed numerous times in his body and head. He was taken to Backus Hospital where he is listed in serious but stable condition. Police believe that the victim was stabbed on Chestnut Street and walked to […]

  • Events marking Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    Get involved Find local service event in your community for MLK Day by visiting and entering your ZIP code. Events at local museums The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center offers tours, family activities, and noon bell ringing for peace. Exhibits show Stowe and King’s work for social change. The Wadsworth Atheneum is offering programs all day long featuring art making, dance and performances. Free admission to the New Britain Museum of American Art all day long. The Museum will highlight the connection […]

  • Bristol police cancel Silver Alert for 83-year-old man

    BRISTOL — Police canceled a Silver Alert for a missing 83-year-old man Monday morning. Police said Donald Aiudi, 83, was found at an area hospital. 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 in danger.

  • Dog killed in Glastonbury fire that severely damages home

    GLASTONBURY — A fire severely damaged a home and resulted in the death of a dog Sunday afternoon. Crews were on the scene of the fire at 27 Heritage Dr. for several hours. The first call came in around 3 p.m. No one was home at the time of the fire. Several other towns were called in for mutual aid because there was no hydrant nearby. The family that was displaced from the home is making their own arrangements for […]

  • Effort to save trapped horse in Killingly ends tragically

    KILLINGLY — Despite the efforts of emergency responders to a horse trapped in the mud, the animal did not survive. According to a Facebook post from the South Killingly Fire Department, “Crews from a South Killingly, Danielson, Sterling, Williamsville and KB Ambulance have cleared the scene of a horse that was heavily trapped in mud and water. Unfortunately, resuscitation efforts were unsuccessful and the horse succumbed to its injuries.” No other details were available.

  • The Stan Simpson Show — The Governor’s race; State faces problems

    The names are too many to mention. But there is a fund-raising frenzy among contenders and pretenders for CTGovernor in 2018. Hartford Courant Capital Bureau Chief Chris Keating  and Stan talk about some other challenges facing the state this year, including transportation and budget dilemmas. But first, we are 11 months away from electing a new Governor and right now, it’s a free-for-all.    

  • January 8 – January 14

    Friday, January 12 Flu Map Thursday, January 11 Wakefern food recall Monday, January 8 Mystic Seal Rehab

  • Holiday Depot charms visitors

    Story by Sam Maceli By day, Washington Depot is a quaint village with several small town shops visited by locals and tourists alike. However, once a year the Depot transforms into a winter wonderland, marked by horse and carriage rides, carolers singing holiday tunes and the big man himself. In the Depot, there were many ways to share the holiday spirit. There were llamas and other exotic creatures in attendance for children to pet, road-side hot beverages and appetizers to […]

  • 2 Sam’s Club stores in Connecticut closed; 155 employees impacted in Orange

    MANCHESTER — Sam’s Club Stores in Manchester and Orange were closed Thursday, according to signs at the two stores. Customers were caught off guard and workers are now left to look for new jobs. “I got to go home and figure out what to do and see if I can pick it up in Newington but I don’t want to go there! I live in Manchester,” said Nancy Hemingway of Manchester. Hemingway made a purchase online that was over $200 and was notified to pick it […]

  • How to get FOX61 News updates on Alexa

    You can easily use Amazon’s Echo smart-speaker system and its “Alexa” voice-assistant technology to get news updates from FOX61. Already, “Alexa” can do just about anything, from playing music on command to controlling household appliances. Now, you can get FOX 61 news and weather updates. Here’s a step-by-step tutorial on how to get FOX 61 updates for your Echo device: Download the app  Open the app Hit the three lines, known as the hamburger and click on SETTINGS Click on FLASH BRIEFING Click […]