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  • Connecticut family toured Notre Dame Cathedral less than 2 hours before fire

    PARIS – While the world watched as the Notre Dame Cathedral went up in flames and smoke Monday, Pierce Cordeau of Goshen could only think one thing: he was lucky. Cordeau and his parents were some of the last people inside the Notre Dame before the tragic inferno. The Cordeaus toured the cathedral at 5:00 p.m. local time. The fire started at around 6:40 p.m. They could hear the sirens, then they saw the smoke. “We actually saw the smoke […]

  • Silver Alert cancelled for 3-month-old baby from Hartford

    HARTFORD — Police have cancelled a Silver Alert for a 3-month-old baby from Hartford. Police said both, the 3-month-child and the mother Briana Rivera were found safe. Silver Alerts are issued by law enforcement agencies for missing people of all ages. Amber Alerts are issued for children who are believed to be in danger.  

  • Bronin, Buttigieg bet on UConn, Notre Dame basketball

    Two cities, two teams, and a bet. South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg made a friendly wager this afternoon with Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin for the semi-final game between UConn and Notre Dame in the Women’s Basketball Final Four. You’re on @PeteButtigieg! Good stuff from #Mozzicato’s bakery and some @HartfordFlavor on the line. But I’ve got faith in our @UConnWBB Huskies. 🐺 #GoUCONN #BleedBlue https://t.co/yjuJcKjyaL — Luke Bronin (@MayorBronin) April 5, 2019 @MayorBronin, a friendly wager on @UConnWBB vs @ndwbb […]

  • Ariana Grande’s newest music video was shot in Connecticut

    UNCASVILLE – Ariana Grande appears to have been pretty busy just hours before performing a sold out show at Mohegan Sun on Saturday. A Mohegan Sun spokesperson confirmed to FOX61 early Tuesday morning that the Grammy-winner’s new music video for her song “Monopoly,” featuring Victoria Monét, was shot on a rooftop at the resort and casino. Grande’s “Sweetener World Tour” stopped at the Mohegan Sun Arena Saturday. to friendship, freedom, protecting your energy 🧚🏼‍♂️ and staying right in your bag […]

  • Bear’s Chango Rosa closing downtown Hartford location

    HARTFORD – Chango Rosa is pulling out of Hartford’s Union Station. Bear’s Restaurant Group plans to close its Hartford taco restaurant, the company announced Wednesday. The restaurant will close March 30. Chango’s menu featured items like mofongo, BBQ pulled pork tacos, churro pancakes and “skull punch.” “The company cited a very difficult but strategic decision to support the long-term plan and create a sustainable future of the Bear’s Smokehouse brands that are located throughout Connecticut,” a release from BRG said. […]

  • Hartford Internal Audit Commission pushes for answers on COO placed on leave during investigation

    HARTFORD – The Chief Operating Officer of Hartford Public Schools is still on leave pending the outcome in an investigation. Ever since, Superintendent Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez has been quiet on the matter and that has not been sitting well with other city leaders. Sources close to the Board of Education said the investigation had to do with the misappropriation of computers and tablets intended for students. However, the Board of Ed and the superintendent have refused to comment on the […]

  • First on FOX 61: Missing Waterbury children found safe, mother in custody in Texas

    WATERBURY – Three children reported missing from Waterbury last month have been found safe, a source tells FOX 61. Crystal McGrath, the children’s mother, is in Denton County Jail in Texas. She and her boyfriend Lester Joy are both charged with three counts of risk of injury to a minor and three counts of custodial interference. A deputy told a Texas newspaper that McGrath and Joy were arrested by U.S. Marshals somewhere in Mexico. The Texas Amber Alert for three […]

  • Hartford man in serious condition after being stabbed

    HARTFORD — A stabbing left a Hartford resident with serious injures, police report. Around 9:35 p.m., police were called to the intersection of Wethersfield Avenue and Anawan Street on a report of a stabbing victim. Witnesses at the scene said there were a large group of people involved in an ‘altercation’ in front of 374 Wethersfield Avenue when the 38-year-old man was stabbed. Police said after the stabbing, the man walked north on Wethersfield Avenue where he later collapsed. The […]

  • Update: Dog found abandoned in Suffield recovering, has new name

    SUFFIELD – A dog found tied up on a trail in Stony Brook Park Thursday afternoon is recovering at an animal hospital. Suffield Animal Control has named the dog Brooks. The terrier was found tied to a tree by a leash. “This leash was wrapped around one of the dog’s legs tightly, appearing to impact the dog’s circulation,” Suffield Police Department said in a release. “This dog was left out to die overnight throughout the snowstorm,” the release said. Police […]

  • Gov. Lamont calls for special election for Avon, West Hartford, Farmington

    WEST HARTFORD – The results of Tuesday’s special election have triggered another special election in Connecticut’s 19th house district. State Representative Derek Slap won in the race for the 5th district senate seat, so his house seat is now vacant. Now-Senator Slap was sworn into office on Friday. Governor Ned Lamont has called for the special election in the 19th house district on April 16. The 19th house district includes parts of Avon, Farmington and West Hartford. Under state law, […]

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