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  • Who to call if you lose power in Connecticut

    In the event of any dangerous situation such as fire, wires down, or an other life-threatening situation you should call 911. EVERSOURCE Most of Connecticut is covered by Eversource. To report an outage go to eversource.com You can also call Eversource at 800-286-2000. To see their outage map, click here. UNITED ILLUMINATING The greater New Haven area is covered by United Illuminating. You can report an outage online at uinet.com If you have an “electricity emergency” you can call 800-722-5584. […]

  • Flash flooding puts New London area streets under water

    NEW LONDON — Turn around, don’t drown. That was the message to drivers in southeastern Connecticut Wednesday night as heavy rain brought flash flooding to the area. Just before 11:00 p.m., the water started rising on Bank Street in New London. Cars were seen stopping in the middle of the water. Other streets were completely impassable. Fire trucks and police cruisers blocked off several other roadways, including Broad Street.

  • Thousands without power during strong coastal storm

    Editor’s note: This is a breaking story and numbers are rapidly changing VERNON — Thousands of Eversource and United Illuminating customers were without power Wednesday night as a strong storm brought heavy rain and high winds to the northeast. At 11:40 p.m., Eversource reported 23,955 Connecticut customers without power. The most impact in Vernon (4,148 customers), Manchester (1,895), Somers (1,512) and Ellington (1,483). At 11:40 p.m. United Illuminating reported 5,539 customers without power, affecting 1.7 percent of the company’s service […]

  • First on FOX61: Police launch internal investigation related to missing man case

    HAMDEN – Police have launched an internal investigation into how Hamden officers handled the case of a man who walked into an unlocked home earlier this month, after the homeowner realized the suspect was a missing Middletown man. A Silver Alert has been out for Peter Recchia since October 7. He was first reported missing on October 3, Middletown police said. On Monday, Anaida Cabrera told FOX61 she believes Recchia broke into her Hamden home by entering an unlocked door […]

  • The Hartford Marathon is Saturday — Here’s everything you need to know about road closures, parking & more

    HARTFORD — On Saturday, October 12, thousands of runners will hit the streets of Hartford, West Hartford, East Hartford and South Windsor for the Hartford Marathon and Half Marathon. The starting line for both races is on the south side of the state Capitol and finish line is under the iconic Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Arch in Bushnell Park. “The Half” weaves through Downtown Hartford and runners up Park Street through Frog Hollow and Parkville. Park Street becomes Park Road […]

  • Fotis Dulos appears in court, lawyer zips lips amid gag order, Troconis also makes court appearance

    STAMFORD — Fotis Dulos, the estranged husband of missing mother Jennifer Dulos, appeared in court briefly Friday. Dulos’ attorney Norm Pattis was not present, but he was represented by legal counsel. During the short appearance his defense requested the charges of evidence tampering be dropped. The judge denied that motion and continued the case to November 6. Judge says this is continued to November. — Ashley Afonso (@AshleyAfonso) October 4, 2019 After the appearance, Dulos’ attorney approached the media, mimed […]

  • NTSB begins moving vintage plane wreckage to ‘secure location’

    WINDSOR LOCKS — Two days after a vintage B-17 bomber plane crashed at Bradley International Airport, investigators are working to move the charred remains to another location. An NTSB spokesperson told FOX61 that crews were working to move the wreckage to a “secure location” as the investigation continues. Every piece of the crash site is considered evidence, the spokesperson said. As of Friday afternoon, the pieces of plane were still sitting about a thousand feet from runway six, where it […]

  • Bridgeport police: woman charged in husband’s murder turns herself in

    BRIDGEPORT — Police say a woman charged with conspiring to murder her husband has turned herself in. On Friday, police asked for the public’s help to find Larise King. Detectives had obtained an arrest warrant for the 35 year old woman, charging her with conspiracy to commit murder and criminal liability. Her husband, Dathan Gray, was shot and killed in front of his Newfield Avenue home the early hours of July 27. King had agreed, through her lawyer, to surrender to […]

  • Two more cases of ‘severe lung injury’ related to vaping in CT

    HARTFORD — The Connecticut Department of Public Health reported that two more Connecticut residents have been hospitalized with what it calls “severe lung injury” related to using e-cigarettes and vaping. A total of 13 cases have been reported to DPH, 12 of those people have been released from hospitals. The cases were in the following counties: Fairfield – 7 New Haven – 3 New London – 1 Tolland – 1 Windham – 1 Nationwide, there have been 530 confirmed and […]

  • The great Whalers zamboni mystery of 2019

    HARTFORD — An old, rusted zamboni with the words “LETS GO WHALERS” in that classic green sits in the lot at City Auto Parts on Fishfry street in the Whalers’ former home city. When pictures of the zamboni popped up on Twitter and Facebook this week, many assumed the ice resurfacing machine was a part of Whalers history, but that may not be the case. FOX61 reached to the XL Center to see if they had any information. “According to our […]

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