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  • Woman steals $1K in perfume, pepper sprays Wethersfield Ulta employees

    WETHERSFIELD — A robbery in Wethersfield ended with two employees getting pepper sprayed in the face. The robbery occurred in Wethersfield on Friday night at the Ulta Beauty Store on the Silas Deane Highway, according to the Wethersfield Police Department. Wetheresfield Police said the robbery suspect had hidden ten perfume bottles, worth about a total of $1,000, and when employees confronted her and followed her out of the store, she sprayed them both with pepper spray. The employees both declined […]

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    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 […]

  • Justin Timberlake releases new Mohegan Sun dates after canceling shows due to ‘bruised vocal cords’

    HARTFORD — He was forced to postpone many of his Man Of The Woods tour dates due to ‘bruised vocal cords’ but Justin Timberlake released a full itinerary of rescheduled dates. Timberlake revealed on social media last Wednesday that he’d been sidelined through January with bruised vocal cords, a condition that caused him to cancel and postpone a slew of shows on his Man Of The Woods tour. Rescheduled concerts dates start from January 28, in Denver, Colorado. His rescheduled dates for […]

  • School bus leaking gas causes delays on I-84 in Hartford

    HARTFORD —  A bus leaking fuel caused delays on I-84 Wednesday morning. Connecticut State Police said a disabled bus on the right side of Interstate 84 East at exit 46 caused the highway to be closed for a time. The bus was carrying a group from the Foothills Adult & Continuing Education Program and was headed to the State Capitol. No one was injured. The bus was leaking natural gas, according to state police, and the Hartford Fire Department is on […]

  • Hundreds of chickens die in Fairfield farm fire

    FAIRFIELD — Authorities said about 600 chickens have died in a fire at a Fairfield farm. Firefighters on Tuesday also rescued a man who was sleeping in a house about 25 feet from the burning storage barn and chicken coop. Fairfield Assistant Chief Roger Caisse said the blaze at Little River Farm was reported just before 5 a.m. Crews arrived at the scene to find heavy smoke and fire coming from the structure that also contained stored fuels and propane […]

  • Hartford police: 11-year-old girl brought Taser to school disguised as smart phone

    HARTFORD — Hartford police said an 11-year-old student brought a Taser to school on Thursday. Police were dispatched to the McDonough School at 111 Hillside Avenue in Hartford on Thursday just before 9:30 a.m.,for a report of a recovered taser. School security officers told Hartford police that they recovered a taser from an 11-year-old who had brought it to school. The Taser had the appearance of a newer generation smart phone. The weapon was seized after it was found in […]

  • Serious crash closes portion of Route 83 in Vernon

    VERNON — Route 83 is closed between Dobson and Merline roads after a serious crash with life-threatening injuries wasa reported by the Vernon Police Department near Hockanum Blvd. Police said one driver was taken to Hartford by ground ambulance with life threatening injuries. The second was taken to Manchester Hospital by ambulance with non life threatening injury. Adult male driver to Hartford. Adult female driver to Manchester The police department’s reconstruction team is responding to the scene of the crash. Police […]

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    ‘Suspicious white powder’ on Torrington school playground turns out to be baking soda

    TORRINGTON — The Torrington Police Department and Torrington Fire Department are investigated a report of suspicious white powder that was found on the playground at Forbes Elementary School at 500 Migeon Avenue and determined that it was baking soda. The substance was tested by the DEEP and determined to be non-hazardous. The Police Department determined the substance was baking soda. The school will be able to have a regular dismissal and end of the school day. No streets have been closed […]

  • Man gets 35 years in death of Waterbury 16-year-old girl

    WATERBURY — A man who shot and killed a 16-year-old girl in a moving car when she threatened to disclose their relationship has been sentenced to 35 years in prison. The Republican American reports that 27-year-old Dominique Pittman cried Monday as he listened to the girl’s family tell the court how beautiful, intelligent and vibrant she was and how much they miss her. Pittman, who apologized to the family, pleaded guilty in September to murder in the December 2017 shooting […]

  • I-91 N closed in Cromwell due to overturned car

    CROMWELL – Interstate 91 North is closed between Exits 21 and 22 because of a an overturned motor vehicle. Police said the call came in on Tuesday afternoon just after 2:30 p.m. #CTtraffic 91 northbound at exits 21&22 all lanes closed for rollover accident. Lifestar en route and will be landing on the highway shortly. Avoid the area — CT State Police (@CT_STATE_POLICE) November 13, 2018