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  • Police: Bridgeport man faces murder charges after stabbing niece to death

    BRIDGEPORT — A Bridgeport man is facing murder charges after police said he stabbed his 16-year-old niece to death. Police said that on Monday night at around 10:15, Richard Segabiro, 31, called police dispatch and said that he just killed his 16-year-old daughter. Police rushed to the scene at 2292 Fairfield Avenue. When officers arrived, they found Segabiro covered in blood. His daughter was actually his niece, Francine Nyanzanika, who he raised as his daughter. She was found dead in […]

  • Bridgeport Mayor, Chief of Police show results of pilot body camera program

    BRIDGEPORT — Bridgeport Mayor Ganim and Chief of Police Perez showed what the pilot body camera program for city officers resulted in. Starting on February 1st, 30 police officers started wearing the equipment each day. Chief Perez said the department tried out three different brands of body cameras over a three-month period. After the pilot program Chief Perez said the department will then outfit every patrol officer with a body camera. “It makes me proud. It makes me feel that […]

  • SHARE61: National ‘Love Your Pet’ Day!

    We don’t really need a designated day to love our pets but it doesnt hurt to show off sometimes! Send us pictures of your furry friend! Send us your pics and we’ll display them in our gallery and some might even make it to air on the FOX61 news! You can email us at share61@fox61.com, tag us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using #SHARE61, or send them through the FOX61 app or you can submit them below!

  • Norwalk High School students dismissed early following ‘shelter’ alert

    NORWALK — High school students in Norwalk have been dismissed early following an investigation Tuesday. Norwalk High School dismissed students at 1:30 p.m. Police said the school is currently being investigated, after a shelter in place was issued. Police said the students and staff are safe, but no one is currently allowed on campus. Police said it’s “business as usual” in class, but no one will be allowed in or out of the building until the review is complete. Police […]

  • Video captures heartwarming reunion between veteran, stolen service dog

    AURORA, Colo. – A Colorado veteran and his beloved service dog are back together again after a man allegedly took the dog as it was tied up outside of a restaurant. “This dog is my life. He’s my soul,” Navy veteran Levi Roybal told KDVR. “I’m never letting him out of my sight now.” Just before 7 p.m. on Sunday, the dog was swiped from outside the Hibachi Grill on Mississippi and Sable. Roybal said he tethered Astro because he wanted the dog […]

  • 6-year-old Norwalk girl dies from flu complications

    NORWALK —  Six-year-old Emma Splan received a flu vaccination in September. Her parents learned the hard way that it didn’t matter. Her mother, Christy Pugh, was understandably too distraught Monday to conduct an interview, but she communicated through Facebook messenger with FOX 61 noting that her first grader passed away Sunday morning at Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital. Emma Splan’s dance teacher describes this precious pupil, since the age of 18 months, with one word. “Everything about her sparkled,” said Michelle Sperry, Founder and Director of […]

  • Hartford PD: Stolen car runs red light, crashes into 2 cars, kills woman

    HARTFORD — Just after 11 o’clock Tuesday night, 22-year-old Reny Alfonzo-Jimeno, of Hartford was killed when a stolen car ran a red light crashing into two other cars. “You got the family of a 22-year-old girl who is pretty pissed off that some of these kids are out on the streets driving around stolen cars at 100 mph at 15-years-old when they can’t even control the vehicles, let alone a car they’ve never driven before,” said Hartford Deputy Chief of Police, […]

  • Hartford investigating crash near Trinity College

    HARTFORD — Police are investigating a crash that sent three juveniles to the hospital this morning. The crash happened just down the street from a fatal crash overnight.  Police say that the crash near Trinity happened at New Britain Avenue and Summit Street. A car struck the brick pillar. The car is completely destroyed, and mangled in half covered with bricks and debris. This isn’t the first time a crash happened at this location. Back on January 1st, a person […]

  • Fox News launching streaming service for “superfans”

    NEW YORK — Fox News wants its biggest fans to sign up for a streaming service called “Fox Nation.” The network is preparing to announce the new product on Tuesday morning, according to The New York Times. The Times said it will be a “stand-alone subscription service available without a cable package.” The online channel is expected to start “by the end of the year,” according to the report. The content will consist primarily of “right-leaning commentary, with original shows and […]

  • ‘Melted into history books’: Kent ice jam finally breaks, state of emergency lifted

    KENT — All the scary drama of the ice jams in Kent are now a thing of the past, says State Rep. Brian M. Ohler. The state of emergency is now over. With the warming temperatures over the past week and a half, combined with rain, allowed the river water to soften and loosen the ice to the point where it’s finally moved down out of town. “The ice jam, in its entirety, has broken up, dislodged, and now melted […]