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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
  • Community groups, police hope to curb sudden rise in heroin overdoses in New London area

    NEW LONDON — Multiple heroin overdoses in New London were reported over the weekend, just days after a person died last week from overdosing and there were several more close calls. The overdoses are prompting state officials to warn users and future users of the danger of the drug and fight the crisis. Thankfully, they believe there are some good leads. The city dealt with nine overdoses last week and there were five more this weekend. “The heroin you’re seeing on […]

  • Hebron woman accused of threatening daycare scheduled to appear in court Tuesday

    HEBRON — The Connecticut woman accused of making threats to blow up and shoot up a daycare is expected back in court Tuesday. Kristy Ellison of Hebron was charged with second degree threatening and second degree breach of peace when police said she got upset about an administrative issue she had with her child’s daycare center. Ellison, 36, turned herself into police when this happened back in December. Tuesday, she’ll be back in front of a judge today and is […]

  • Hartford residents get to speak out about stadium deal

    HARTFORD — Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin met with residents Monday night to discuss cost changes for the Hartford stadium project. The deal, which would require taxpayers to pay about $5.5 million to finish the stadium, is not done yet, and the city council still has to vote on the new agreement. Last week, Mayor Bronin announced that the city had received financial commitments from both the team and the developer to help fund a significant portion of the $10.3 million shortfall […]

  • Hartford police investigating online date that led to a violent assault

    HARTFORD — Police are investigating a violent physical assault that happened in Keney Park Thursday, stemming from an online dating website meetup. A young woman, just over 18 years old, was assaulted when she met with a man she communicated with on OKCupid for the first time in person. The woman was picked up from Capitol Community College, but ended up running for her life. Hartford Police Deputy Chief Brian Foley said the woman got into a car with the guy she […]

  • Former DPW worker faces charges in fatal Tolland accident

    ROCKVILLE — A public works employee who allegedly drove a dump truck, hitting and killing a fellow worker was due to appear in court Tuesday, but had his case continued. William Burke, 56, was arrested on Friday, nearly a year after an incident last March in Tolland. According to the Hartford Courant when Burke found out there was  a warrant for his arrest, he turned himself in. He was arrested and charged with negligent homicide with a motor vehicle. Police […]

  • Tolling, higher taxes among funding ideas for Gov. Malloy’s $100 billion transportation program

    HARTFORD — Congestion tolling, a higher sales tax and increasing the state gas tax to the 1990s rate of 39 cents per gallon are among the ideas being recommended to help fund Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy’s proposed $100 billion transportation overhaul. The report released Friday by the Transportation Finance Panel also calls for a state constitutional amendment that creates a so-called lockbox, preventing transportation funds from being spent on other programs. The report comes as the General Assembly prepares to […]

  • Connecticut leaders react to President Obama’s final State of the Union address

    WASHINGTON — With an exceptional seat at President Obama’s last State of the Union address, Gov. Dannel Malloy, was front and center. Malloy sat in arms reach from the First Lady and sat next to an empty chair that represented that victims of gun violence. Connecticut was deeply rooted in The State of the Union with many from the state present in the audience. “It was an address for the ages,” said Gov. Malloy. FOX 61 political reporter Jenn Bernstein […]

  • Group sues state over achievement gap in poorer school districts

    HARTFORD — A decade-old lawsuit went to trial on Tuesday at Superior Court in Hartford. Delayed for 10 years, the lawsuit was filed by the Connecticut Coalition for Justice in Education Funding against the state over education funding for urban public school districts. The landmark lawsuit questions whether Connecticut’s method of funding public schools is unconstitutional because it fails to provide equal money to provide equal opportunities to students in low-income areas like Bridgeport and New Britain. A coalition of municipalities, school […]

  • Essex recycling plant fire still smoldering, but air is safe

    ESSEX — Crews remained on the scene of a stubborn fire at a recycling plant that started Wednesday afternoon all day on Thursday, and officials from the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection joined them to ensure the air was safe for nearby residents. The fire at Calamari Recycling, on Dump Road, was still smoldering Thursday evening. The fire started around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. Officials said they were challenged by the cold weather and amount of debris inside the factory. One firefighter […]

  • Suspect in East Hartford police chase arraigned

    MANCHESTER — A Manchester man who police said was responsible for injuring three East Hartford police officers appeared in Manchester Superior Court Wednesday. Kevin McNeilly, 52, was charged with engaging police in pursuit, interfering with police, possession of narcotics and tampering with evidence. McNeilly has had 32 convictions since 1981 and was on probation at the time of his arrest Tuesday. He appeared in a wheelchair during the court hearing and made no comment. Prosecutors said additional charges are pending against […]

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