Lissette Nunez joined the FOX 61 news team in September 2018 as a reporter.
Prior to Hartford, Lissette spent three years at 47 ABC in Salisbury, MD. There she was a Bilingual Reporter/Producer. While at 47 ABC she reported on a 19 hour hostage situation at a Delaware prison that made national headlines. During her time there she also helped launch the first bilingual show in the market known as ‘Latino Flavor’.
She is a proud Syracuse University alum where she studied Broadcast Journalism. Go Orange! She also held multiple internships including WSTM-TV in Syracuse, NY and WGN-TV in Chicago.
Lissette is a Chicago native, and was born and raised in the city’s South Side. She is excited to call Connecticut her new home. When she is not reporting you can find her baking delicious desserts exploring new restaurants and wineries.
EAST HAVEN — Imagine living in a glass box for 24 hours and listening to “Baby Shark” on repeat. That’s what AJ from Chaz an AJ in the Morning did to raise money for a holiday toy drive. The 99.1 radio host took on the challenge starting Thursday morning at the McDermott Lexus Dealership in East Haven. The only rule AJ had to follow was he couldn’t fall asleep. AJ brought along the essentials with him to get him through. […]
NEW HAVEN — Spotty internet service, dropped calls, and dead zones could soon be a thing of the past under Governor Ned Lamont’s CT2030 Transportation Plan. The plan includes investing 6.2 billion dollars in Connecticut’s rail lines. Those improvements would reduce travel time, upgrade cars, and equip them with high-speed internet. “Within a year, they will have 4G service, no blackouts along the way and then hopefully within a couple of years 5G,” said Governor Lamont. Willa Miller takes the […]
HARTFORD — It was champagne showers in D.C. as the Washington Nationals brought home the big win. The team is the new World Series champions after beating the Houston Astros in Game 7. While celebrations were underway at the nation’s capitol, employees GimaSport in Hartford were hard at work making championship gear for Nats fans. “This was an incredible World Series, says Roberto Giansiracusa, the owner of GimaSport. Workers had their eyes glues to the TV, watching every pitch and […]
A Darien man accused of choking and killing a hotel worker in Anguilla during a fight, is scheduled to appear with U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal Monday morning. 44-year-old Scott Hapgood faces manslaughter charges in connection with that death. Hapgood and his family had been vacationing in Anguilla when he says Mitchel came to their room uninvited and a fight ensued. A revised autopsy report done of Mitchelsays he had a lethal amount of cocaine in his system at the time […]
Tweets by LissetteNunezTV STAMFORD — It’s been five months since Jennifer Farber-Dulos was last seen. Michelle Troconis, the girlfriend of Jennifer’s estranged husband Fotis Dulos, was back in court Friday morning. The hearing lasted less than a minute, and Troconis’ case has been continued to December 6th. She’s been charged with Tampering with Evidence and Hindering the Prosecution in connection to Jennifer’s disappearance. Troconis has pleaded not guilty to all of the charges. Last month, Troconis was rearrested. The warrant […]
SOMERS — Friday, clean up efforts started early in Somers after a strong storm swept through Wednesday night. At the height of the storm, hundreds were left without power. The Somers Department of Public Works spent part of their morning on Billings Road. Crews cut down trees and branches. Many roads in town were impassable due to downed wires and trees on the road. Some drivers had to circle around and find alternate routes due to the closures. “We had […]
MERIDEN — A new tobacco law has officially been added to the books. Starting today, you must be at least 21 years old to purchase tobacco products in Connecticut. The law includes cigarettes, c-cigs, and vapes. On Tuesday, Lawmakers and state health officials announced the law and explained it to Meriden high schoolers. Students tell FOX 61 they are glad the law includes vapes. “It’s something I see a lot of times or in the bathroom I see people just […]
BLOOMFIELD — Police say there were no injuries after a tractor-trailer caught fire in Bloomfield. Officials say the call came in around 3:11 a.m., reporting that a tractor-trailer was on fire on Phoenix Cross next to the Trader Joe’s. Police say at least two electrical wires were burned and Eversource is on scene. The Eversource outage map shows no outages in the area.
NEW HAVEN — On Thursday, students and teachers spilled onto the streets of New Haven to participate in a statewide initiative to encourage adults to return to school. The event is geared towards people who have not received their high school diploma or GED. The grassroots movement is known as ‘No Excuses March for Education’. “Here in our city of New Haven we have 1 out of 6 adults who don’t have their high school diplomas, and statewide there is […]
HARTFORD — Police say they are investigating a shooting and stabbing early Tuesday morning. Police say a man reported he was shot Tuesday morning in the back and in the arm on Zion Avenue. He was taken to Hartford Hospital. Around the same time, a stabbing victim also showed up at the hospital with puncture wounds to his wrists. Police did not say if the incidents were related. Police continue to investigate