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  • Firefighters battle flames, bitter cold in Wallingford

    WALLINGFORD — A fire at a home on Cedar Street had crews battling flames and the bitter cold Monday evening. Just after 5:00 p.m. firefighters were called to 131 Cedar Street, where flames were shooting from the roof. Neighbors told FOX 61 that the couple that live at the home were able to get out safely, along with their pets. Some firefighters were seen slipping on ice while working to put out the fire. Wallingford Deputy Fire Chief Steve Alsup […]

  • Beer truck goes up in flames, shuts down I-395 for hours

    THOMPSON – Interstate 395 North was closed for much of Friday after a tractor-trailer carrying Heineken beer burst into flames. The fire extinguished quickly and no one was hurt, but glass beer bottles needed to be removed from the highway. I-395 North was closed between exits 50 and 53 from 9:30 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. Fire departments from Connecticut and Massachusetts, as well as Connecticut State Police responded. It’s still unclear how the fire started.

  • ‘It literally ripped that door off!’: High speed pursuit has wild end in LA

    LOS ANGELES — A high speed police pursuit in El Monte, California ended in wild fashion Friday. When the suspect car was taking an exit off of Highway 60 a truck ripped the driver’s side door off. The driver and passengers then climbed out the mangled window and were taken into custody. It is unclear what the driver was wanted on suspicion of when the pursuit began, according to KTLA.

  • LovelyTheBand performs in Hartford, nominated for iHeartRadio Music Awards

    HARTFORD – You may not have heard of LovelyTheBand, but you’ve likely heard their hit single “Broken.” Some lucky fans got a treat when the band popped in to the iHeartRadio studios in Hartford Wednesday to perform. The band is nominated for three iHeartRadio music awards: alternative rock song of the year, alternative rock artist of the year, and best new rock/alternative artist. “It’s definitely wild,” vocalist Mitchy Collins said, “based on pure data and listenership, we were told how […]

  • Driver surrenders after police pursuit in Orange County, CA

    ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. — Law enforcement was in involved in a pursuit of a suspect that began in the Ontario, California area Friday evening. The suspect fled law enforcement along the 60 Freeway westbound at high speeds early on in the pursuit according to KTLA. The suspect eventually stopped the vehicle and surrendered to authorities.

  • 86 puppies rescued after large fire breaks out next to Danbury pet shop

    DANBURY — Officials are praising firefighters and volunteers for rescuing dozens of puppies after a warehouse near a  pet shop went up in flames. The fire started around 9 p.m. Thursday at a  business on Lake Avenue Extension. The business was neighboring Puppy Love, a local pet shop. 86 puppies were rescued from the business according to the Danbury Fire Department. The pet store thanked the Danbury Fire Department, and veteran staff at animals hospitals for helping all of the […]

  • Gov. Malloy’s portrait unveiled at museum of Connecticut History

    HARTFORD — The official portrait of Connecticut’s 87th governor, Dannel Malloy, was unveiled at the Museum of Connecticut History Thursday. Malloy’s family, friends, and administration attended the ceremony, honoring the governor in his final days in office. Governor-elect Ned Lamont is scheduled to be inaugurated January 9. Commissioning a portrait of each outgoing governor as that person is completing his or her duties in office is a longstanding tradition in Connecticut that dates back to the early 1800s, according to […]

  • Boy charged in stabbing death of sister, wounding mother in West Hartford

    WEST HARTFORD —   A 12 year old boy was arraigned at CCMC this afternoon and charged with murder and first degree assault in connection with the death of his sister and wounding of his mother. He was charged with one count of Murder with Special Circumstances and one count of Assault in the First Degree. The juvenile was turned over to the custody of the Connecticut Judicial Marshals.  The case remains under active investigation by the West Hartford Police Department. Police said a young […]

  • Christmas gifts stolen from Hebron home meant for needy New London family

    HEBRON – State Police are searching for the man caught on camera walking into a Hebron home and stealing several Christmas presents. The burglary was caught on the Senate Brook Drive home’s surveillance system cameras Thursday. “I was getting all these text messages that someone was in my house,” Maria McKeon told FOX 61 Tuesday. McKeon, a lawyer, was at court during the burglary. Her phone was off at the time. The text messages from her security camera system started […]

  • Boyband 98° kicked out of Connecticut grocery store parking lot, receives apology cake

    NORWALK — Tour buses for a popular nineties boyband were reportedly forced to be moved from a Stop & Shop parking lot in Norwalk this week. The boyband 98° is on a Christmas tour with a stop at the Ridgefield Playhouse Wednesday. On Tuesday, the Norwalk Hour reported that two of the band’s buses were parked in the lot overnight, across the street from a hotel. The buses received “violation” stickers, the Hour reported. Senator Chris Murphy reacted on twitter, jokingly […]