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    2017 Fairs and Festivals across Connecticut

    HARTFORD – It’s that time of year again! Time to celebrate the end of summer and beginning of fall with carnivals, festivals, and fairs across the whole state. Here is a list of all the fairs and festivals across Connecticut this year. If your community’s event isn’t listed below, let us know at webstaff@fox61.com. October Harwinton Fair October 6-8, 2017 The Harwinton Fair offers good old-fashioned fun for all! See the Pig Races, Antique Tractor Show, Rabbit Costume Contest, Oxen Draw […]

  • Police searching for suspect in Waterbury homicide

    WATERBURY – Police are searching for a suspect after a man was shot and killed Thursday night. Waterbury police said around 10:30 p.m., they responded to 170 Willow Street on a report of a gunshot wound victim. Upon arrival, officers said they found a Hispanic male victim, later identified as 24-year-old David Rivera-Mateo. Rivera-Mateo was transported to St. Mary’s Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. Police said this is an ongoing investigation and anyone with information regarding this incident is […]

  • Driver extricated after freak accident in Milford

    MILFORD – A male driver had to be extricated after a freak accident caused him to become trapped in the driver’s side doorway of his pick-up truck at a Milford food establishment. He was in the drive thru line when the incident occurred, according to officials. Around 12:10 p.m., after completing his transaction, the driver stepped out of his truck in an attempt to retrieve his change that had fallen on the ground. His truck began rolling forward, causing the […]

  • Man and woman arrested in Plainfield on multiple drug charges

    PLAINFIELD – Police said a man and woman have been arrested in Plainfield on multiple drug charges after a drug deal disagreement caused a loud argument. On August 31 around 8:20 p.m., police responded to East Main Street in Central Village after receiving a report of a male and female arguing. When they arrived, officers separated Isaiah Snell, 23, of Putnam, and Mary Dejesse, 19, of Eastford, from a verbal altercation. One of the officers on scene had arrested Snell […]

  • ‘I thought it was wood’: TX woman startled by gator swimming by

    MISSOURI CITY, TX – A woman living in the path of Hurricane Harvey’s massive flooding was shocked to see a pair of alligators swimming in a swollen street of water outside her home, according to Fox News. Arlene Gonzalez Kelsch said one of them swam closer to her when it noticed her looking at it from her window this morning. Kelsch, of Missouri City, Texas, said she has since reconnected with a junior high school friend who contacted her on […]

  • Route 42 in Beacon Falls reopened after tanker rollover accident

    BEACON FALLS – Route 42 near Blackberry Hill Road in Beacon Falls has reopened following a tanker rollover accident. Police said the tanker was carrying approximately 1,600 gallons of oil. Police said the tanker was traveling westbound on Blackberry Hill Road when the driver lost control, rolling onto its side at the intersection of Skokorat Road and Munson Road. Police said the tanker came to a final rest stop on its left side and the impact with pavement caused the tankers […]

  • Police arrest armed robbery suspect following pursuit

    NEW  HAVEN – Police said they arrested an armed robbery suspect after being led in a pursuit with a stolen car. On August 28 around 5:30 p.m., state police were notified that the New Haven PD were in pursuit of an armed robbery suspect driving a stolen car on Interstate 95 northbound in the area of exit 56. The stolen car, a 2012 Lincoln MKZ, was then seen exiting the limited access highway in Branford. State police said they took […]

  • Kevin Hart calls on fellow stars to help with Harvey relief

    HOUSTON — Stars including Kevin Hart, Katy Perry and country singer Chris Young are lining up to help raise money for flood relief efforts in Houston. Help me Help the victims of Hurricane Harvey by donating whatever you can here https://t.co/RmB49hpBoD ….Lets make a difference!!! — Kevin Hart (@KevinHart4real) August 29, 2017 Hart has pledged $50,000 to victims of Hurricane Harvey. In an Instagram video posted Sunday, Hart said he was starting a celebrity challenge to donate money to the […]

  • Food to expect at The Big E 2017

    WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – The Big E is just around the corner, which means so are all of the tasty foods that attract thousands to the fair each year. The Big E is predominantly known for its deep-fried food creations. From Oreos to Kool-aid–and even butter–The Big E has deep fried anything you could think of. For those not fond of fried food, The Big E also has a large variety of fair foods including loaded baked potatoes, BBQ pulled […]

  • Police: Sex offender drugged and had sex with 15-year-old

    SHELTON – Police said a convicted sex offender in Shelton is being accused of drugging and having sex with a 15-year-old. On Thursday, police said they arrested Miguel Feliciano, 27. The arrest stems from a complaint taken in May in which Feliciano was accused of giving a 15-year-old female drugs at a friend’s house. According to police, Feliciano would wait until the juvenile was under the influence, then have sex with her multiple times over the course of the weekend. […]