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  • John Legend issues thanks to Gov. Malloy for closing Connecticut Juvenile Training School

    HARTFORD — Eight-time Grammy Award winning singer John Legend took to Twitter to thank Governor Dannel Malloy for closing the Connecticut Juvenile Training School and “rethinking our approach to juvenile justice.” Thank you, @GovMalloyOffice, for closing all youth prisons in Connecticut and paving the way to reform our country’s broken justice system. https://t.co/l463hzSDBJ — John Legend (@johnlegend) April 16, 2018 On Thursday, Governor Malloy released a statement announcing the closure of the to CJTS, making Connecticut the first state to […]

  • Mayor calls video of officer punching man ‘disturbing’

    CAMBRIDGE, M.A. — The mayor of a Massachusetts city is calling a video that shows a police officer punch a black Harvard University student several times while he’s pinned to the ground “disturbing.” The recently published video shows the police officer repeatedly punching Harvard student Selorm Ohene while he’s pinned to the ground, according to the New York Post. Cambridge Mayor Marc McGovern released a statement on Sunday addressing the video. He was assured by police that the altercations on the […]

  • 8-year-old boy at school slashes other students with knife

    MINNESOTA — An 8-year-old student attacked three other students with a knife at an elementary school Monday morning, according to the New York Post.  Authorities said the second grade boy brought a kitchen knife from home which he used to randomly attack his classmates. The three victims, ages 8, 9, and 13, suffered “superficial wounds” and required stitches following the attack, according to Police Chief Perry Beise. After talking to the police, the boy was released to his parents. School […]

  • Researchers at UConn School of Medicine make shocking discovery about bathroom hand dryers

    FARMINGTON — A recent study at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, made a shocking discovery about public restrooms, but specifically hand dryers. According to the  Applied and Environmental Microbiology journal, they found that the air being blasted from hand dryer’s contains fecal bacteria. Scientists sampled 36 bathrooms at the Farmington campus. In the study, they compared normal bathroom air to the air being blasted from hand dryer nozzles. The air coming from hand dryers contained significantly more bacterial colonies […]

  • PD: Man arrested for possession of crack, cocaine, heroin in New London

    NEW LONDON —  A New London man was arrested Thursday after police said he was in possession of numerous drugs. New London Police Department said around 11:20 a.m., they arrested Jeffrey Gilliman, 37,  following a motor vehicle stop. Police said Gilliman was in possession of 15.6 grams of crack cocaine, approximately 13.9 grams of powered cocaine, approximately 5.6 grams of heroin, 25 sertaline hudrochloride pills and $936. Gilliman was then arrested and charged with three counts of possession of narcotics, three counts […]

  • Miracle baby born four years after parents died in car crash

    CHINA — Four years ago a couple died in a car crash, but their child was just born via surrogate, according to the New York Post. Shen Jie and Liu Xi decided after two years of marriage to try in-vitro fertilization. However,  just five days before they were scheduled to transplant one of the fertilized embryos, they were killed. The couples parents fought the government for three years over the rights to the four frozen embryos. Finally, in January 2017, the […]

  • SHARE61: National Pet Day!

    It’s National Pet Day! Time to show off your furry, fuzzy, feathery friends! Send us pictures of your pets! Email share61@fox61.com, or upload them to our FOX61 News app. You can also connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter too using the hashtag #SHARE61.  

  • PD: New London man arrested for having ‘K2’

    NEW LONDON — A New London man is facing criminal charges after police said he was in possession of K2. New London Police Department said 53-year-old Michael Little was arrested Monday after he was in possession of 1.4 grams of “K2″ packaged for street level sales, seven sealed packages of K2, and $404. “K2” also known as “Spice” is a Synthetic marijuana (designer drug) in which herbs, incense or other leafy materials are sprayed with labsynthesized liquid chemicals to mimic […]

  • Silver Alert cancelled for man missing from Mohegan Sun

    MOHEGAN SUN — A Silver Alert has been cancelled for William Dubauskas after he was found. Until he was found, Dubauskas was last seen yesterday at Mohegan Sun wearing a black pullover shirt that has a horizontal gray stripe across the chest, jeans, and dark sneakers. 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.

  • Report: Hubble catches glimpse of farthest star ever seen

    A team of researchers said in a published study that they discovered the farthest star ever seen in an image provided by the famed Hubble Space Telescope, according to FOX News. Astronomy magazine, citing Nature Astronomy, reported that the international team of researchers located the blue supergiant—nicknamed Icarus– that emitted its light when the universe was one-third its current age. The light was emitted 4.4 billion years after the Big Bang took 9 billion years to reach Earth. Scientists were […]