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  • Juan Miguel Betancourt to be ordained Auxiliary Bishop of Hartford

    HARTFORD — The episcopal ordination of the Most Reverend Juan Miguel Betancourt, SEMV will take place on Thursday at the Cathedral of St. Joseph at 140 Farmington Avenue in Hartford at 2 p.m. You can watch the ordination live here. The Mass is expected to run until 3:30 p.m. and the public is invited to attend the ordination.

  • WATCH: 5th Congressional District Debate at CCSU

    NEW BRITAIN – FOX61 and Central Connecticut State University is set to host a debate involving the two candidates running for the 5th Congressional District seat. Democrat Jahana Hayes and Republican Manny Santos are competing for the seat being vacated by Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty. Jenn Bernstein, co anchor of FOX61 News First at Four and FOX61 News at 10 and Stan Simpson, host of FOX61’s “The Stan Simpson Show” and the Robert Vance Chair in Journalism and Mass Communication at […]

  • Report: New Haven pizzeria on list of top 3 pizza parlors in America

    HARTFORD — A New Haven pizzeria is helping the state when it comes to its status as having some of the best pizza in the country. TripAdvisor announced the top pizzerias in the country, as part of October being National Pizza Month. Modern Apizza in New Haven was named one of the nation’s top pizza parlors based on millions of reviews and opinions. Not surprisingly, the region as a whole, fared well for pizzerias, with Bleecker Street Pizza in New […]

  • 2 bodies recovered from submerged plane identified as Ridgefield man, Georgia woman

    HARTFORD — The identity of the remaining two bodies recovered from a small plane crash have been identified. The identity of the two bodies recovered from the submerged aircraft were positively identified by the Suffolk County Medical Examiner as Jennifer Landrum, 45, of Augusta, Georgia, and Richard P Terbrusch, 53, of Ridgefield. Munidat “Raj” Persaud, 41,  of Waterbury, who also died in the crash, was identified Sunday. The small private plane carrying the three crashed into the ocean off the coast of […]

  • Hartford student taken to hospital after eating drug at school

    A Bulkeley High School student was taken to the hospital after police said she ate an “edible narcotic” at school. Police said a male student brought the drug to school Monday morning and shared it with the female student. After eating it, the female began to feel sick and was brought to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center by her mother. Police said she is in stable condition after suffering from a minor reaction. None of the substance was left over, and […]

  • Bradley International ranks 3rd on ‘Best U.S. Airports’ list

    WINDSOR LOCKS — The Connecticut Airport Authority announced that Condé Nast Traveler recognized Bradley International Airport as the 3rd best airport in the U.S. in its 31st annual Readers’ Choice Awards. Travelers gave the airport high marks for “convenient on-site parking, plentiful charging stations and free Wi-Fi, decent restaurant options, and an overall relaxed atmosphere.” Nearly half a million Condé Nast Traveler readers submitted a recording-breaking number of responses rating their travel experiences to provide a full snapshot of where and how […]

  • Sportscaster Joe D’Ambrosio joins FOX61 and CW20

    HARTFORD – FOX61 and CW20 announced the hiring of award-winning Connecticut sportscaster Joe D’Ambrosio to join the FOX61 Sports team. D’Ambrosio will contribute to FOX61’s coverage of UConn Athletics and other local and professional sports teams and will appear on FOX 61 Sports Ticket: Countdown to Kickoff, which debuts at 7:00 pm on Thursday before the NFL Thursday Night Football match-up between the New England Patriots and Indianapolis Colts. View this post on Instagram There’s a new face at FOX61! […]

  • Evidence of bite by exotic east Asian tick reported in Connecticut

    NEW HAVEN — The Tick Testing Laboratory at The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station is reporting the first evidence of human biting by the exotic east Asian longhorned tick, Haemaphysalis longicornis in a resident from Fairfield County. The longhorned tick is an invasive species that was initially discovered on a farm in New Jersey in 2017 and has subsequently been found in eight other states: AK, CT, MD, NY, NC, PA VA, and WV. It was most recently detected in Connecticut […]

  • Unclaimed $1M Powerball ticket sold in Wilton will expire soon

    ROCKY HILL — Check your tickets! Nearly five months ago, somebody purchased a ticket for the May 2 Powerball drawing at Georgetown Shell in Wilton with the hope of winning the multi-million-dollar jackpot. The good news is they got lucky—they matched the first five numbers drawn and won $1,000,000. The bad news is  – the clock is ticking for the winner to come forward to claim their prize. The winning Powerball numbers for May 2, 2018 were 5 – 14 […]

  • Copperhead found in Hamden house after trash bag brought home from West Rock Park

    HAMDEN — A Hamden resident said he found a Copperhead snake after he brought a bag of trash home from West Rock Park. Last week, Assistant Animal Control Officer Mitch Gibbs went to a Lane Street residence on the report of a Copperhead Snake in a garbage bin. Gibbs said that the resident went to West Rock Park and noticed a garbage bag near the park. He decided to place the garbage bag in his car and throw it away at […]