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.
BOSTON — World Series winning manager Alex Cora and the Boston have “mutually agreed to part ways.” The organization tweeted a statement Tuesday evening, saying that it would not be possible for Cora to lead the club going forward. “This is a sad day for us. Alex is a special person and beloved member of the Red Sox. We are grateful for his impact on our franchise. We will miss passion, his energy and his significant contributions to the communities […]
BOSTON — Jury selection began in a trial involving a West Hartford family that’s suing Boston Children’s Hospital. The lengthy legal battle began with a disagreement over a teen’s medical diagnosis – that pushed the Pelletier family into the spotlight as the case received nationwide attention. On Tuesday, jury selection got underway for a civil trial against the hospital. The family is suing for medical malpractice. back in 2013, Justina Pelletier was just 14 years old when she was […]
WATERBURY — Starting this week, the DOT has closed off one southbound lane on Route 8 in Waterbury. The closure will last for 2 years and is part of a project to rehab the Mixmaster Interchange. The DOT says heavy delays are expected during the morning and afternoon rush hour. Raymundo Conceica from Waterbury says,” In the afternoon at 3 o’clock it’s very crowded. So very bad experience for us. “Normally it would have been 10 minutes to get here […]
SUFFIELD — Suffield Police are investigating at least 3 incidents were cars were damaged and left riddled with holes along Copper Hill Road. Police say the reports came in Saturday night. One of the incidents happened while a person was driving. People described hearing a popping noise on their car followed by seeing damage on the exterior. Investigators say at this time they don’t know who or what is causing it, but they are looking at the possibility that it […]
WEST HARTFORD — In the last 5 years, 30 car crashes have happened at the intersection of Four Mile Road and Boulevard in West Hartford. Peter Carpenter lives just a few doors down and says this unfortunately is a familiar sight. “In 2019 there has been 11 to date. Including one with a school bus a month ago…so yeah it’s a dangerous intersection,” says Carpenter. Police and town engineers have been looking into the history of this intersection. They tell […]
STAMFORD — Michelle Troconis arrives at Stamford Superior Court as she faces multiple charges in connection to the disappearance of Jennifer Dulos. Troconis faces charges of tampering with evidence and hindering the prosecution. She’s pleaded not guilty to all of the charges. When Troconis was last in court, her attorney, Andrew Bowman, said he was still in the process of reviewing evidence in the case. Troconis was arrested in September, her warrant stated that she lied to investigators, and she […]
WINDSOR LOCKS — Rain, snow, and sleet created wintry conditions at Bradley International Airport. A number of airlines canceled or delayed flights Sunday and Monday morning. “Our flight is delayed because of the inbound flight isn’t here yet.. It was going to be an 8:30 a.m. flight – but we are not getting out until 12:45 p.m. – they’re saying now,” said Scott Garrison, from Berlin, CT. Passengers had their eyes glued to the flight boards. Bradley officials kept a […]
WEST HARTFORD – ‘Tis the season of holiday shopping. Black Friday is the unofficial start of the shopping season. Doors at Westfarms Mall opened at 7 a.m. and Michael Spector from Hamden went straight to the mall after work. He was the first person in line at The Lego Store. “I’m shopping for myself. And I’m getting the 1989 batmobile,” says Spector. Others also getting an early start. Alyssa Anello and her family tell FOX61 Black Friday shopping has become […]
NEW HAVEN, Ct. – ‘Tis the season for holiday travel. “This is our busiest week of the year. Thanksgiving week,” says Jason Abrams, an Amtrak Spokesperson. Last year, more than 846,000 passengers traveled via Amtrak during Thanksgiving week. Amtrak is ready to take on another busy week. “My wife and I are going back to Alexandria Virginia…unpack, repack and go to Las Vegas for 8 days,” says Stanley Weathers, from Alexandria, VA. Donna Allen, from Groton, CT tells FOX61 News […]
NEW HAVEN — Before sunrise teachers and students from Wilbur Cross High School piled in a bus to head to Boston for an ICE hearing on Thursday. One of their fellow students, 18 year old Mario Aguilar Castañon, is in federal custody. He is an undocumented immigrant from Guatemala, who fled his native country 3 years ago to due to gang violence and death threats. A couple of months ago, Castañon was involved a in a car accident. Police arrested […]