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  • Suspect crashes stolen car on Hartford/West Hartford line, ends up in hospital and under arrest

    WEST HARTFORD — A stolen vehicle crash closed down an intersection on the West Hartford-Hartford line Friday morning and West Hartford police arrested  the driver, Andre Gaston, 20. Police said the crash happened on Fern and North Beacon streets at around 5:30 a.m. and the intersection was closed Police said they went to the area of Whitman Avenue and Grennan Road for a report of suspects trying to get into a vehicle. They said suspects left that area in a Jeep […]

  • Bomb squad responding to potential threat near Naval Base Kitsap

    The Washington State Patrol said a bomb squad has been called in for a potential threat near Bremerton’s Naval Base Kitsap. Washington State Patrol Troopers said the threat, which involves a possible vehicle and suspect, is at or near one of the Bangor gates. The bomb squad has been called in as a precaution and Highway 308 leading to the base is closed. WSP says parts of Highway 3 may be closed as well. All gates on NBK-Bangor (Trident, Trigger […]

  • ‘Hero’ pretends to be girl’s mother to stop attempted kidnapping

    SANTA ANA, Calif. – A California woman was arrested Wednesday after she allegedly tried to kidnap a 12-year-old girl who was on her way to school, and another woman is being hailed a hero for thwarting the attack, police said. Amy Martinez was on her way to Lathrop Intermediate School in Santa Ana when she was confronted by a woman who was described as homeless, KTLA reports. “She just came up to me and went like this,” Amy said, simulating a […]

  • Doctors successfully remove 4-pound brain tumor that was bigger than patient’s head

    Surgeons in India successfully removed what they think is the largest brain tumor in record, weighing in at 4 pounds, according to FOX News. Ever since he was the age of one, Santlal Pal lived with swelling of the scalp, heaviness, headaches and poor vision in both eyes. Leading up to surgery, scans revealed the tumor had invaded the brain on both sides of the midline through his skull bone. The patient’s scalp had swelled up so much, he appeared […]

  • Cops: Couple arrested after adopted kids found locked in bedrooms, no access to food or water

    A Tucson, Arizona couple was arrested Tuesday after authorities discovered their four adopted children living in horrific conditions, with no access to food or water for hours on end,  according to FOX News. Benito Gutierrez, 69, and Carol Gutierrez, 64, face three counts of child abuse, the Pima County Sheriff’s Department said, according to Tucson News Now. The children were between 6 and 12 years old. Authorities began the investigation last week after one of the kids escaped through a bedroom […]

  • Waterbury man arrested for allegedly threatening to ‘shoot up’ Kennedy High

    WATERBURY — A Waterbury man was arrested after police said he made a threat against a high school in city. Police said they arrested Christopher Roman, 20 on Tuesday. They said that at around 4:30 p.m. on Monday, they spoke with a 17-year-old male student at Kennedy High School, who told them that he got FaceTime video calls on Monday afternoon from a man who threatened to “shoot up” Kennedy High School on Wednesday morning. He said the caller had what […]

  • It’s a snow day, so send us your pictures from today’s storm!

    HARTFORD — A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for the entire state Thursday, with the potential for big snow amounts as the day progresses. Check out the latest forecast here. Click here for school closings and delays. If you want your photos included in our gallery or if you want us to use them on air – email pictures@fox61.com,  submit them using the button below (desktop only), or upload them from our FOX 61 News app. You can also connect with […]

  • Authorities say no evidence of a shooting at Washington college

    DES MOINES, Wash. — Authorities said they found no evidence of a shooting at a Washington state community college where there were reports of shots fired. Kent Assistant Police Chief Rafael Padilla said Friday that authorities walked the entire college campus and did not find anything. The Des Moines, Washington college first posted about the incident just before 9:00 a.m. Few details were immediately available, but police confirmed they were responding to Highline College: “Remain in lockdown – This is not […]

  • Farmington couple facing deportation granted stay to remain in Connecticut

    HARTFORD — A lawyer representing a couple facing deportation said they have been granted a stay to remain in Connecticut. The comes after Gov. Malloy urged Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen to grant a stay. We're thrilled that we have received official notice from federal authorities that the Huang family from #Farmington has been granted a stay!!! For now, this Connecticut family is staying in Connecticut. — Governor Dan Malloy (@GovMalloyOffice) February 15, 2018 Xiang Jin Li and Zhe Long […]

  • 14 more flu-related deaths reported in Connecticut

    HARTFORD — State officials said there have been 77 total flu-related causes in the period up to February 3, bringing the season’s total to 63. They said 1,638 total flu patients have been hospitalized. The Department of Public Health said the following in a press release Thursday: National influenza activity continues to increase and remains widespread within most of the continental United States. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported an additional increase in the percentage […]