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  • Dog keeps umpires hydrated at minor league games

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. —  A video that has been going viral shows Jake the Diamond Dog assisting the umpires with a much needed thirst quencher. A tweet sent out by ABC 21 sports anchor, Zach Growth, shows a video of Jake carrying a basket filled with water bottles for umpires at a Fort Wayne Tincaps’ game. Jake the Diamond Dog is at the @TinCaps game, and he's still amazing. cc: @Lana — Zach Groth (@Zach_ABC21) June 27, 2017 But […]

  • June 26 to July 2

    Wednesday, June 28 Mosquito Squad of Hartford-Springfield Tuesday, June 27 Treatment for cancer in dogs, cats and horses Monday, June 26 Camp Courant

  • Support Connecticut’s military at the CARA Cookout for the Troops

    Your hometown car dealerships are firing up the grills for a day of food and fun — all to support Connecticut’s military members, their families, and the organizations that support them! FOX61 Expect More Hope, Full Power Radio and the Connecticut Automotive Retailers Association are partnering up for a statewide Cookout for the Troops on Saturday, July 15, 2017! Dealers will serve up free food and beverages courtesy of Bozzuto’s Hometown Foundation, take donations, and offer special savings on vehicles […]

  • Raccoon rides on NYC subway in latest bizarre viral video

    NEW YORK — A raccoon was seen traveling on an uptown No. 6 train last week as it was being fed and cradled by an unidentified woman according to Pix11. The bizarre scene was captured on video by Australian model Brooke Hogan and later posted on Snapchat. The episode, which prompted a slew of comments and views on social media, is just the latest in a series of head-scratchers to unravel in the city’s underground. At the helm of it […]

  • Middletown man killed in multi-vehicle crash on I-84 in Cheshire

    CHESHIRE —   One person was killed and part of Interstate 84 eastbound was closed for several hours following several multi-vehicle accidents Tuesday evening. The incident occurred by exit 27, which has since reopened. State police said the accident involved a number of vehicles and happened around 4:45 p.m. A motorcyclist, Charles Harold Tuscano, 62, of Middletown,  sustained fatal injuries. State police said there were several multi-vehicle crashes, not one large multi-vehicle crash. Approximately four other people transported to local hospitals for […]

  • Expect More Healthy Kids Summer Meals Events

    HARTFORD — For many children who depend on school breakfast and lunch programs, no school means no food. Hunger is most critical during the summer season, and in Greater Hartford, 1 in 6 kids struggle to get the food they need to stay strong and healthy. This year, FOX61 Expect More HOPE and Panera Bread are partnering with Greater Hartford’s food bank, Foodshare, for Expect More Healthy Kids events. A part of USDA’s federally funded Summer Meal program, Expect More […]

  • Alabama governor briefed about Huntsville military post on lockdown

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — A north Alabama military post said in a tweet it was on lockdown Tuesday amid reports of possible active shooter, telling workers to “run hide fight.” Redstone Arsenal received reports of a person possibly armed with a weapon at a building on the base, spokesman Christopher Colster told WAFF-TV in a live broadcast. An Army email sent to facility personnel and relatives was more explicit, saying an active shooter was on Building 5301’s second floor. “If you […]

  • Swimming and your health

    HARTFORD — Summer is here and that means swimming in pools, ponds, lakes, and oceans! Just about everyone has been told by their parents to wait at least an hour to swim after eating a meal. This is a common old wives tale, where people feared that eating would deflect blood flow to the stomach and you would get muscle cramps and drown. No one has ever reported an actual case of drowning due to eating food, but 70 percent […]

  • Ask the Attorney – Surprise right turn

    Atty Haymond, I was on my motorcycle and slowed down for traffic. There was a car in front of me that was straddling the double yellow line. There was another car in the right hand lane and a box truck behind me. The car in front of me suddenly turned right to go into a parking lot. In order to avoid hitting her car, I swerved to the left and laid my bike down. The police officer gave me a […]

  • Pet of the Week – Maia

    HARTFORD — Maia is a 2-month-old kitten who weighs about 2.5 pounds She, her litter-mates and her mom were found in a neighborhood, but when they were ready to be picked up, the rescuers only found her. She was thin and had some eye goop, but was healthy. She was a slow eater to start, but then was a little piggie — she wanted to eat a lot and was so messy she needed a little bath! She went to […]