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  • Help support Connecticut’s military members and their families on Saturday, July 21st

    Connecticut auto dealers are stepping up for the second year to help raise donations for Connecticut’s military members and their families. The second annual Cookout for the Troops, presented by the Connecticut Automotive Retailers Association (CARA), FOX61 Expect More Hope and Full Power Radio Group (including Radio 104.1 & 102.9 The Whale) and proudly supported by Wayback Burgers, will be held on Saturday, July 21st 2018 at participating auto dealers across the state. Help give back to the thousands from Connecticut, stationed here at home […]

  • July 16 – July 22

    Friday, July 20 Hartford Jazz Festival Earn your CNA Certificate with CRT and Capital Community College The Big Bounce America – Rentschler Field Flammable Pajamas  

  • Recruiters: find your next superstar at the largest career expo in Connecticut

    FIND YOUR NEXT SUPERSTAR. Get Hired Hartford Career Expo, a Goodwill event, presented by FOX 61 and HOT 93.7, will take place September 26th from 11AM-3PM at the Connecticut Convention Center in downtown Hartford!  Get Hired Hartford is the largest career expo in the state, and will feature 80 of the region’s top employers and over 2,000 job seekers in attendance. New this year for employers: Recruiter Hour 10AM-11AM (Network with industry peers, receive a free professional head shot, and […]

  • July 2018 Above & Beyond Award: Travis Nelson

    Travis Nelson EMT Ansonia, CT Nominated by Samantha Vizzo : “I have chosen Travis because he is the type of guy you can count on to be there when needed. He currently serves in the navy as well as being a 2nd lieutenant in the fire department at Hilltop Hose and works as an EMT and is currently going to school for his paramedic. He is always doing for the community. You can ask anyone around town who Travis is […]

  • Second annual statewide CARA Cookout for the Troops coverage

      To salute Connecticut’s military members and their families, the second annual statewide Connecticut Automotive Retailers Association (CARA) Cookout for the Troops will be held this Saturday (July 21st, 2018) at participating auto dealers across the state!  Stop by your local dealership for food, fun and your opportunity to donate to the Connecticut National Guard Foundation and USO Connecticut!  Check back below as we continue our coverage throughout the week! To find a participating dealer near you, visit  Cathy de […]

  • First on FOX61: Former Harc employee accused of sexually assaulting disabled clients

    HARTFORD —  An East Hartford man entrusted to supervise mentally disabled people has been arrested and accused of sexually abusing several of them. Connecticut State Police said the man is a former employee of Harc, which is a Hartford-based nonprofit that helps people with mental disabilities. 53-year-old Ricardo Marchand was taken into custody by state police two weeks ago for allegedly sexually assaulting two male clients of Harc. In the arrest warrant obtained by FOX 61, police said they believe […]

  • Farm in North Branford catches fire

    NORTH BRANFORD —  Police said a fire broke out Monday evening at 420 Totoket Road. According to fire officials, the property was an old farm and arson may be a potential cause, but the official cause is still under investigation. Mutual aid from Wallingford and East Haven were called in. At this time, it is unknown if anyone was injured. No other details were released.

  • Ask the Attorney: Healthcare options after accident

    Ask the Atty, I was injured in a car accident and might need surgery on my hip. The guy that caused the accident has $100,000 in insurance and I have no Health insurance. I’ve been treating on letter of protection with a chiropractor who says I can even get the hip surgery on a letter of protection for about $50,000. My other option would be to go on Husky Medicaid but then the State would find out about my claim. […]

  • July 9 – 15

    Saturday, July 14 ERRACE – Everyone Ride/Run Against Cancer Everyday Old New-Gate Prison Amity Teen Center Boys & Girls Club of Meriden Taste of Hartford 2018 Friday, July 13 Tim McGraw To Headline The 8th Annual Greenwich Wine + Food Festival ConnectiCon SailFest in New London Thursday, July 12 Hartford Food Truck Festival  Wednesday, July 11 BIG Returns to Theaters Tuesday, July 10 CT Sun’s Hometown Heroes Night

  • SHARE61: Bears, bobcats, and birds, oh my!

    HARTFORD — It’s that time of year. Bears are out and about roaming the state. Connecticut is no stranger to wildlife. What’s the wildest thing you’ve seen in your backyard? Check out some of the pictures and videos other viewers have sent to us. You can share yours by emailing us at, tag us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, send them through the FOX61 app, or use the “submit” button below (desktop only).   Bears just wanna have fun! Check out this little guy […]