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  • October 15 – October 21

    Thursday, October 18 Light The Night — Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Red Cross Salvation Army CTHires Monday, October 15 Bear’s BBQ New Haven hiring CT Coalition Against Domestic Violence

  • Watch: The CT governor debate featuring FOX61’s Jenn Bernstein

    HARTFORD — Decision 2018 is quickly approaching and the candidates for governor are currently battling it out. The Connecticut Broadcasters Association Governor’s Debate featuring our own Jenn Bernstein as a panelist will take place Thursday afternoon. Democrat Ned Lamont, Republican Bob Stefanowski, and Independent Oz Griebel participated.

  • Leaders speak out on fired Hartford cop who was recorded saying he was ‘trigger happy’

    HARTFORD — Community leaders speak out on a fired Hartford cop who said he was ‘trigger happy’ Thursday afternoon. The white police officer caught on video warning a group of mostly black and Hispanic young people not to fight or run away because he was “trigger happy” was fired on Wednesday afternoon. Hartford Police Chief David Rosado announced the termination of Officer Stephen Barone: “Our success as a police department depends on our relationship with the community we serve,” said […]

  • Make-A-Wish Connecticut: Paying it forward

    Make-A-Wish Connecticut continues to make dreams come true, and inspire those who were helped to pay it forward. Alex Berube was 14-years-old when she was suddenly paralyzed from the chest down due to a rare medical condition in March of 2015. She was granted her wish to go to Hawaii, and even take a trip on a zipline! She continues to be involved with Make-A-Wish as she volunteers each year at Sunflowers for Wishes at Buttonwood Farm!  

  • ‘Trigger Happy’ Hartford cop Stephen Barone fired

    HARTFORD — A white Connecticut police officer caught on video warning a group of mostly black and Hispanic young people not to fight or run away because he was “trigger happy” has been fired. Hartford Police Chief David Rosado announced the termination of Officer Stephen Barone on Wednesday. “Our success as a police department depends on our relationship with the community we serve,” said Chief Rosado.  “Every day, the men and women of the Hartford Police Department are out doing […]

  • North Haven woman climbs Mount Kilimanjaro

        A woman from North Haven, took a trip to Tanzania , with the goal of climbing atop Mount Kilimanjaro. That’s 19,340 y feet, and by golly she did it.   Kathleen Bonvicini  spent 8 days on the mountain – no wifi, tents, carrying backpacks, bonding together, Our Kiliclimb Go Fund Me account is still active and would appreciate any and all donations  

  • The Mega Millions winning numbers are in

    ROCKY HILL —  The winning numbers in Tuesday’s Mega Millions jackpot are 69-45-61-3-49 – Megaplier: 9 Players have a chance to win about $667 million with the Mega Millions jackpot. In addition, there’s the Powerball jackpot that up for grabs Wednesday night, which is worth an estimated $380 million. The Mega Millions jackpot is one of the largest in the game’s history. The Mega Millions jackpot hasn’t been hit since July 24 in California. The last time the Powerball jackpot […]

  • FOX61 wants to know: What’s on YOUR Connecticut Fall Bucket List?

    What is the CT Bucket List? >> | Submit Your Ideas >> | View Ideas >> This fall, don’t miss what we have to celebrate right here in Connecticut – our hometown treasures and hidden gems – by coming up with your own fall bucket list! CT Visit is partnering with FOX 61 to showcase some of the best spots in the state. We are asking you to submit your favorite bucket list ideas in the form below and you can send photos […]

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    Alleged drink tampering leads to Yale students being taken to the hospital

    NEW HAVEN — Yale Daily News reports that the Yale Police department is investigating a report of possible drink tampering at an on-campus party last week. According to the paper, the alleged drink tampering happened at a suite party in Durfee Hall, citing three students who attended the party. Those responsible for the alleged incident have not been identified. According to the host of the party, who spoke to Yale Daily News, two female students who drank beverages at the […]

  • UConn to offer class on cannabis, citing need due to medical marijuana practices

    STORRS — UConn Today says that the university will soon offer a class on cannabis, citing an industry need. UConn students will be able to take one of the first courses of its kind in the country, called “Horticulture of Cannabis: From Seed to Harvest.” It will be taught by several experts working in the cannabis industry, and those working on cannabis growing facilities in Connecticut. Professor Gerald Berkowitz says he developed the course in response to ‘tremendous student demand’ […]