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  • WATCH: Bear walks into liquor store in Bristol

    BRISTOL —  It was a close call Monday after a bear walked into a Bristol liquor store. The bear walked into Crazy Bruce’s Discount Liquors on Route 6. The black bear made it through the front door, but an employee managed to lock the inside door so the bear couldn’t get into the actual store. “Around 220 I saw what I thought was a large dog run down the side of the store,” said employee Daniel Thibodeau who saw the whole […]

  • Firefighters return to Connecticut after assisting in Colorado fires

    MARLBOROUGH —  Connecticut firefighters who have spent the last few weeks battling wildfires in Colorado, received a warm welcome back home Monday. There are currently 14 active wildfires burning in Colorado and most of those are happening in the western part of the state. A total of 10 firefighters made their return back to Connecticut today. On July 27, a 20 member crew consisting of two DEEP employees, 16 private-sector firefighters, along with two firefighters from New Hampshire, left Connecticut and have been […]

  • PD: Car crashes into home following accident in Middletown

    MIDDLETOWN — Police are investigating after an accident caused a vehicle to crash into a home Monday night. Middletown police said two vehicles were involved in the crash and the force of the impact sent one car into a home on the 200 block of Ridgewood Road. Police said injuries were reported but it is unclear exactly who was injured at this time. No other details were released. FOX61 will provide updates as soon as they become available.

  • WATCH: Bodycam video shows police evacuating animals as wildfire approaches in California

    VACAVILLE, Calif. —  The Vacaville Police Department released video Sunday of its officers helping the Humane Animal Services, SPCA staff and volunteers in saving numerous animals. The video shows an officer running into a building where numerous animals are in cages. Officers and others, are seen taking the animals to safety. The fire that broke out near the communities of Fairfield and Vacaville had destroyed a home and two other structures, according to the Vacaville Fire Department. A firefighter suffered a […]

  • Texas church shooter’s widow says she was tied to bed while husband killed 26 people

    The widow of the Sutherland Springs church shooter says the Devin Kelley who perpetrated the massacre isn’t the person she fell in love with, but rather, a broken young man who had lost his faith in God. In a series of interviews with the San Antonio Express-News, Danielle Kelley said that she contemplated suicide after the killing spree in the one-traffic-light town outside San Antonio, but has since returned to the church where the shooting unfolded. “No matter what, I will […]

  • Officials ID Higganum man following fatal boating accident

    HADDAM — Officials have identified the 64-year-old Higganum man who died Friday afternoon. Officials say that Gunnar Grenman was found face down in the water near the Meadows State Park Boat Launch. Shortly before 3 p.m. on Friday, police said he was on his 14-foot motorboat by himself when the boat suddenly flipped over. Multiple people rushed to try and save him but it was too late. “The river likes to eat people,” said Sandy Rabis of Haddam. Rabis said she […]

  • Silver Alert cancelled for 23-year-old woman last seen in Colchester

    COLCHESTER — State police says 23-year-old  Brooke Rafala has been found and is safe. Rafala had last been seen in Colchester and was missing for over 48 hours.  State police had been conducting a search at Ruby Cohen Pond off McDonald Road.  But early Saturday morning police said she was found about midnight.  She’s being treated for some “minor injuries”.   UPDATE: August 11, 2018: Brooke has been LOCATED uninjured and is safe. — CT State Police (@CT_STATE_POLICE) August 11, 2018 Silver […]

  • Missy Elliott approves of ‘funky white sister’ performing ‘Work It’

    EAST GREENWICH, R.I. — When Missy Elliott’s “Work It” comes on the radio it can be hard not to sing along, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy to pull it off. It’s a tricky song that requires singing some of the lyrics backwards. It’s no problem for Mary Halsey. (WARNING: Video includes some explicit lyrics) She posted a video of herself singing the song at a park in East Greenwich, Rhode Island, on July 29th. It’s now been viewed more […]

  • Dad ‘grades’ letter from school after receiving fine for son’s absence

    EXMOUTH, England – After a family vacation resulted in a fine from his son’s school, one dad decided to take a red marker to the mistake-riddled letter officials sent. Daniel Moore, a baker and father of two from Exmouth, England posted the letter from the Devon County Council on Facebook. He said he’d pay the fine, but called the council “hypocrites” and promised to send the letter back “marked and graded.” Moore received the $77 penalty after his son missed […]

  • FedEx tractor-trailer plunges off highway bridge in Arkansas

    SAINT FRANCIS COUNTY, Ark. — A FedEx truck plunged off a bridge and into a water-filled ravine on Interstate 40 Friday afternoon, the Saint Francis County Sheriff’s Department said. The accident happened near mile marker 256, which is the Highway 503 exit about 40 minutes west of Memphis. The truck crashed into another semi-truck before falling into the ravine from the bridge, officials at the scene said. The driver was airlifted to a hospital in Memphis after he was rescued […]