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  • FIRST ON FOX61: Camera placement in Wethersfield PD’s female locker room under investigation

    WETHERSFIELD — There have been concerns over cameras placed in the women’s locker room at a local police department. It all stemmed from a complaint that underwear was rummaged through. FOX 61 legally obtained a 22-page confidential report through a Freedom of Information Act Request. It gives a detailed timeline of the events from when the officer’s belongings were tampered with to how multiple parties within the police department handled the situation. The report stated what the department did but […]

  • Sandy Hook Memorial Garden

    Remembering the Sandy Hook tragedy, 6 years later

    NEWTOWN — It’s been six years since the Sandy Hook tragedy, and all across the state, communities are holding remembrance ceremonies: The flag at the Capitol will remain at half-staff all day long for the victims. Senator Chris Murphy will be delivering groceries to people in need as part of his acts of kindness to honor the lives that were lost. Beginning at 9:30 a.m., he will help deliver food to clients of FISH of Greater New Haven, a local […]

  • December 2018 Above & Beyond Award: Eugene Blanchet

    Eugene Blanchet Woodbury Ambulance Association Crew Chief   Nominations: “Eugene Blanchet, my husband, has been an active member of the Woodbury Ambulance Association for almost 10 years serving on the Board and as the Operations Officer. Eugene teaches CPR, first aid and driver training classes for the association. He is one of the most dedicated members, averaging over 30 calls a month and was honored by the Exchange Club of Waterbury for his outstanding and dedicated service in 2016. He […]

  • Northeast Living: A Cut Above The Rest

    Whether you are planning a family dinner, or hosting a special occasion, you can find the perfect cut of meat to feed your family and friends, at Big Y. FOX61’s very own Rachel Lutzker, sat down with Scott Peterson, the meat and seafood merchandiser, to talk about the local butcher shop feel that you can find when shopping at any of the Big Y locations.   Finding the perfect cut of meat is one thing, but preparing a delicious meal […]

  • Seattle flight U-turns after learning human heart left onboard

    SEATTLE — A Southwest Airlines flight from Seattle to Dallas turned around Sunday when the crew learned a human heart intended for a hospital was left on the plane, Q13 reports.  Flight 3606 was en-route to Dallas when the crew learned the heart was onboard, a Southwest Airlines official told Q13 News. The crew quickly turned around in order to get the heart to the hospital. “We made the decision to return to Seattle as it was absolutely necessary to […]

  • Teen pushed into traffic likely killed by same subset of Trinitarios that killed ‘Junior’: NYPD

    THE BRONX — PIX11 reports that a teenager who was pushed in front of an ambulette and killed likely lost his life to the same subset of Trinitarios gang members who killed Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz in June, the NYPD said Wednesday. Angel Reyes-Godoy, of the Bronx, was discovered by cops shortly before 7 p.m. Monday near 194th Street and Bainbridge Avenue in the Jerome Park section of the Bronx. Reyes-Godoy suffered severe head trauma and was transported to a hospital […]

  • Enter to Win a Family 4-Pack of Ski Passes to Mount Southington!

    All this week, you have a chance to win a family 4-pack of ski passes to Mount Southington. Just enter and tune in each weeknight during our 10pm News where we’ll announce the lucky winners!

  • Henry’s Winter Home

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

    What is the CT Bucket List? >> | Submit Your Ideas >> | View Ideas >> This winter, don’t miss what we have to celebrate right here in Connecticut – our hometown treasures and hidden gems – by coming up with your own winter 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 […]

  • Finance tips for the end of the year

    Paul Schatz , President of Heritage Capital LLC has these tips for your year end finances. Top 10 Financial Tips for Year-End Do a dry run through of your tax return Harvest capital losses Recognize capital losses up to $3000 Beware of mutual fund distributions Max out your 401K contribution Take your RMD Defer bonus Donate your RMD to charity Donate to charity Spend FSA Fund 529 Gift up to $15,000

  • After California wildfire burns boy’s police uniform, officers offer him a new one

    ROSEVILLE — For many, Tuesday was just another weekday in December. But for 5-year-old Jack Stieb, it was one of greatest days of his young life according to KTXL. Jack wants to be a cop when he grows up.  So, at the Roseville police station, Jack took a smile-inducing tour. He even got to watch officers train with their weapons. Officer Jack also received his own squad car. Jack’s joy on Tuesday was undeniable but it came after a very sad year. […]