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Angelica Spanos is a reporter for the FOX 61 Morning news each weekday. You can find her giving you the latest details on breaking news across Connecticut. Spanos joined FOX 61 in January of 2013. Since, she has covered everything from the record blizzard of 2013, the Boston Marathon Bombing and the aftermath of the Sandy Hook tragedy.

She comes to Hartford from Salisbury, Md., where she was a reporter at WBOC. While on the Eastern Shore, she covered both Hurricanes Irene and Sandy and their extensive damage to the coastline. Spanos was awarded with Associated Press awards.

Her television career began in New York City, as a producer/writer for Bloomberg Television. She has a MS from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and a BA from The George Washington University. As a student, she interned in multiple newsrooms that included WTOP, WTTG, CNN, and the Fox Business Network.

Originally from Virginia, she enjoys spending time outdoors and with her friends and family. She is an active member of the Junior League of Hartford, the Old Dominion Cotillion, a Kappa Kappa Gamma alumnae, and is a leader in her Greek Orthodox church community.

Recent Articles
  • Task force to fight opiod addiction to meet in Enfield

    ENFIELD — The fight against the heroin epidemic continues in the north and central part of the state. Tuesday morning an opioid addiction task force will meet for the first time in Enfield. Convening at town hall, the North Central Opioid Addiction Task Force will be joined by the state’s Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Commissioner, Miriam Delphin-Rittmon, to get a handle on the use of heroin. The groups are teaming up with doctors to combat the crisis […]

  • Legislators hear debate on Connecticut open-carry law revision

    HARTFORD — The discussion continued in Hartford Thursday afternoon about carrying handguns in public. The state’s public safety committee is looking at amending the state’s open carry law via H.B. 5408, which reads in part: The holder of a permit issued pursuant to section 29-28 shall carry such permit upon one’s person while carrying such pistol or revolver. Such holder shall present his or her permit upon the request of a law enforcement officer who has reasonable suspicion of a […]

  • State lawmakers targeting weaponized drones after viral video

    HARTFORD–Connecticut legislators are considering a bill to outlaw weapons on drones. Austin Haughwout, 19, has become a controversial figure in the drone fight, especially locally. The teen first made headlines in June 2014 after a woman attacked him at Hammonasset State Park for flying a drone. He was flying his drone, and the woman felt he was doing it in an inappropriate way to get photos of girls in bikinis, and she then attacked him. It was all caught on camera, […]

  • Crews hope to have majority of power restored by Friday night

    More than 24 hours later, Connecticut power customers were still in the dark Friday, but help is on the way.  Crews are coming to the state to help with the outages following Wednesday night’s storms. Eversource secured additional crews from its locations in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, as well as contractor crews from New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Canada, to help restore power to customers. At its peak 90 thousand Connecticut customers lost power and Friday morning, that number is […]

  • Storm brings down trees, causes power outages around state

    Emergency crews around the state were working on clearing downed trees and restoring power after a line of thunderstorms brought damaging high winds to the state. Winds up to hurricane force swept through the state overnight. Thunderstorms went through between midnight and 4 a.m. Around 5 a.m. nearly the entire towns of Woodstock and Eastford were without power. According to Eversource, at around noon 50,000 customers were without power throughout the state. An Eversource spokesman said crews will be busy […]

  • State Supreme Court hearing on Skakel appeal ends with no ruling

    HARTFORD — A hearing before the Connecticut Supreme Court over whether the murder conviction against Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel that was overturned in 2013 should be reinstated has ended. A ruling is not expected for weeks, possibly months. Hubert Santos, Skakel’s attorney, told the court Wednesday that evidence in the 1975 murder of Greenwich teenager Martha Moxley points to Skakel’s brother, Thomas. Santos said Skakel’s trial attorney, Mickey Sherman, didn’t do enough to pursue that possibility. Thomas Skakel’s attorney has […]

  • Vernon Police identify victims of murder-suicide

    VERNON –Police have identified the couple who died in a murder-suicide Wednesday. Police said Allison Peterson, 53, and Eric Danziger, 59 were found dead. Officials said Danziger and Peterson were in a dating relationship and did not have any children.  They believe Danziger killed Peterson and then himself.  An autopsy is scheduled Thursday and the medical examiner will determine official cause and manner of death. Just after 10 a.m., police received a call reporting an untimely death inside an apartment […]

  • Summit held in New London to address heroin epidemic

    NEW LONDON — The search for answers to address why there’s a rise in heroin overdoses across the state continued Monday. In New London, state leaders like Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Rep. Joe Courtney joined together for day one of a two-day summit to address the opiod epidemic. “No part of the country, no family, no region is immune,” said Blumenthal, who has been holding forums throughout the state on the topic of how to address this epidemic. In less than […]

  • State bracing for the cold weekend ahead

    HARTFORD – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has activated the state’s cold-weather shelter plan in advance of a cold snap that is expected to bring sub-zero temperatures to Connecticut. Malloy says the state’s Severe Cold Weather Protocol will remain in effect from 4 p.m. Thursday through 10 a.m. on Monday. Under the plan, state officials will coordinate with Connecticut’s network of shelters in an attempt to match the homeless with available beds. An Internet-based system will allow emergency management officials and first […]

  • Oxford residents vote down power plant proposal

    OXFORD — Thursday was the last chance for residents in Oxford to weigh in on a tax deal for the power plant coming to town, and they decided to vote against it. Officials urged folks to vote, and really educate themselves on the tax plan, but it didn’t make the cut. The question is whether to accept a tax stabilization agreement between the Town of Oxford and Competitive Power Ventures Towantic. CPV Towantic plans to build a natural gas power plant […]

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