• EXCLUSIVE: Police investigating video of racially motivated mall confrontation in Manchester

    MANCHESTER —  A shocking mall confrontation in Manchester was caught on video. The incident has sparked a police investigation. The incident happened at the Buckland Hills Mall inside the Macy’s store just before 8 p.m. Monday.
    Manchester Police Lt. Ryan Shea confirmed they are investigating a racially motivated incident.
    The video posted on social media shows a still unidentified shopper is heard making a comment toward a Muslim woman who was with her daughters. She can be hea
  • Chinese state media pulls TV coverage of Arsenal game after Mesut Ozil shows Uyghur support

    Chinese state media on Sunday pulled coverage of Arsenal’s English Premier League game against Manchester City after its midfielder Mesut Ozil posted social media messages in support of China’s Muslim Uyghur minority.
    “(In China) Qurans are burned, mosques were closed down, Islamic theological schools, madrasas were banned, religious scholars were killed one by one. Despite all this, Muslims stay quiet,” Ozil, who is a Muslim, said in a post on both Twitter and&
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  • Schumer requests four witnesses, including Mulvaney and Bolton, in letter to McConnell about Senate impeachment trial

    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer made it clear in a letter to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Sunday night that he prefers a Senate impeachment trial with witness testimony and new documents, a direct rebuttal to top Republicans who have argued in recent days that a shorter trial without witnesses would spare the Senate from becoming a partisan circus.
    In the letter obtained by CNN, Schumer, a New York Democrat, called for at least four witnesses to testify, including act
  • Suffield, Windsor Locks respond to structure fire

    SUFFIELD – Suffield and Windsor Locks Fire Departments are on scene at a residential fire at 471 Remington Street.
    It is unknown if there are any injuries or the cause of the fire.
    This is a developing story. More information will be provided as it comes in.
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  • New Haven Police respond to early Sunday stabbing

    NEW HAVEN – At 1:15 a.m. Sunday morning, New Haven Police were dispatched to Hamilton Street, between Grand Avenue and St. John Street, to investigate the report of a stabbing.
    Officers saw a 29-year-old victim from Derby with a puncture wound in the abdomen.
    The puncture occurred after attempting to intervene during a verbal altercation.
    The victim was transported to Yale New Haven Hospital and is listed in stable condition.
    New Haven Police are investigating the incident and ask anyone w
  • New Haven police arrest two for gunshots early Sunday morning

    NEW HAVEN – New Haven Police were dispatched to the area of 323 East Street at 2:31 a.m. for reports of gunshots.
    While on scene, officers were alerted to vehicles involved that were leaving the area.
    Officers located the vehicle and performed a motor vehicle stop. Police found and seized two firearms within the vehicle that was occupied by Oretagus Eaddy, 43, and Latasha Eaddy, 40.
    Both occupants were placed under arrest for carrying a pistol without a permit, carrying a pistol in a motor
  • Comey says there was ‘real sloppiness’ in Carter Page FISA warrants

    Former FBI Director James Comey conceded that there was “real sloppiness” involved with the bureau’s effort to obtain warrants to secretly surveil a Trump campaign adviser in 2016, saying in a Sunday interview that he was “overconfident” with his trust in the bureau’s procedures.
    “(The Justice Department’s inspector general) also found things that we were never accused of, which is real sloppiness, and that’s concerning. As I&r
  • Two Arrested After Gunshots Heard in New Haven

    Two Arrested After Gunshots Heard in New Haven
    Two people were arrested after police responded to a report of gunshots in New Haven early Sunday morning. The incident occurred on East Street at approximately 2:31 a.m. Police were alerted of cars that were leaving the area when they arrived on scene. They found the involved car and conducted a motor vehicle stop. Police located and seized two firearms...
  • Hallmark Channel faces backlash after it pulled ads featuring same-sex couples

    The Hallmark Channel is facing calls for viewers and advertisers to boycott its television channel and other areas of business after it pulled advertisements featuring same-sex couples from the air.
    Earlier this week, Hallmark parent company Crown Media Family Networks removed ads from online wedding planning company Zola showing same-sex couples celebrating marriages.
    Zola said in a statement that the ads pulled were among several similar commercials slated to run on Hallmar
  • Granddaughters of Connecticut Foundation feed families for Christmas

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    At Shefa Grace Church in Hartford, the Curtis and Sheila Foundation, gifted 30 families turkeys with all the grocery sides for their Christmas dinner.
    Rodriguez and Curtis fed 150 families las
  • Gas leak causes areas of Collinsville to evacuate

    COLLINSVILLE – The Town of Canton Volunteer Fire and EMS Department responded to the area of 104/108 Main Street at 9:37 a.m. for an odor of gas.
    Upon arrival, volunteer crews closed off the surrounding roads and evacuated nearby businesses and residential buildings.
    In collaboration with CT Natural Gas, Canton’s volunteer firefighters located a leak on the roof of the popular LaSalle Market and Deli.
    The leak was capped and all evacuees were permitted to return to their homes and pl
  • Police Investigate Stabbing in New Haven

    Police Investigate Stabbing in New Haven
    Police are investigating after a man was stabbed in New Haven early Sunday morning. Officers responded to Hamilton Street between Grand Avenue and St. John Street at approximately 1:15 a.m. A 29-year-old man from Derby was stabbed in the abdomen after attempting to intervene during a verbal dispute, according to police. The man was transported to Yale New Haven Hospital...
  • 6-year-old girl among 3 killed as 6.8-magnitude earthquake rocks southern Philippines

    A 6-year-old girl was among three people killed when a 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck the southern Philippines island of Mindanao on Sunday.
    The girl was inside her family’s house when the building collapsed and killed her, the province’s governor, Douglas Cagas, told CNN.
    Fire Service director Chief Superintendent Samuel Tadeo confirmed the three deaths and said a market in Padada had collapsed.
    The country’s second-largest island is a popular tourist destination, a
  • Officials release video that shows killing of Arkansas police officer

    Authorities have released surveillance footage showing what police called the ambush and execution of an Arkansas police officer last weekend.
    Stephen Carr, 27, of Fayetteville was sitting in his patrol vehicle behind the Police Department on the night of December 7 when an armed man approached and opened fire, police said last week. The suspect, later identified as London T. Phillips, 35, was killed in a confrontation with police.
    “We have hesitated to release the attached video of w
  • Gas Leak Closed Off Traffic in Collinsville

    Gas Leak Closed Off Traffic in Collinsville
    Several roads were closed in Collinsville after a gas leak was detected on the roof of a local business. Canton firefighters responded to the Main Street vicinity at approximately 9:37 a.m. for a report of a gas odor in the nearby vicinity. Traffic was closed off to Main, Market and Front streets. Nearby apartments and businesses were also evacuated, according...
  • Two California deputies were ignored in a Starbucks, officials say

    Starbucks is apologizing after a California sheriff’s office said two of its deputies were ignored in a store.
    “Two of our deputies were refused service at Starbucks,” Riverside County Sheriff Chad Bianco said on Twitter. “The anti police culture repeatedly displayed by Starbucks employees must end.”
    The department said on Twitter on Friday it was aware of the “cop with no coffee” incident that took place Thursday night.
    Starbucks spokesman Reggie Borges
  • Hundreds of Santas ‘Run for a Claus’ in New London

    Hundreds of Santas ‘Run for a Claus’ in New London
    More than 500 Santas ran through New London on Sunday as part of the Hartford Marathon Foundation’s “Run for a Claus.” The race was two and a half miles and benefitted the Covenant Shelter of New London. The shelter provides emergency shelter for families in need. Runners and walkers participated in full santa suits. Every race entry included a complete...
  • Schiff indicates he would like witnesses called and documents introduced in Senate impeachment trial

    House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Sunday said he would like for some witnesses to be called during the expected Senate impeachment trial against President
    Donald Trump and for withheld administration documents to be introduced as evidence.
    “I think there are any number of witnesses that should be called in the Senate trial, and many witnesses the American people would like to hear from that the administration has refused to make available,” Schiff told ABC&rs
  • The Real Story: QU Law Prof. Bill Dunlap on trucks-only tolls

    Should Connecticut follow Rhode Island’s lead on tolling trucks only? The Ocean State has had toll gantries on highway bridges for the past two years, and revenue has been slightly better than expected. But Rhode Island is facing a court challenge by the American Trucking Association, which alleges that the trucks-only toll collection is discriminatory and unconstitutional. Jenn and Al discuss the case with Quinnipiac University Law Professor Bill Dunlap.
  • Real People with Stan Simpson: “Wawa” Gatheru, environmental activist & UConn’s 1st Rhodes Scholar

    Wanjiku "Wawa" Gatheru is UConn's first ever Rhodes Scholar - one of 100 selected for the prestigious academic award from 1,000 applicants around the world. Known as "Wawa", Gatherus plans to attend Oxford University in 2020, and continue her mission of making environmental justice policies more inclusive of people of color.
  • The Real Story: Rep. John Hampton on trucks-only tolls

    Not all Democrats are on Governor Lamont’s side when it comes to installing highway tolls to pay for roads, bridges and other transportation needs -- even if only trucks would be charged. Simsbury Democrat, Rep. John Hampton, an Assistant Majority Leader in the House, explains his opposition.
  • A man linked to a gunman in the Jersey City mass shooting has been arrested, officials say

    A handwritten note in a killer’s back pocket helped lead to the arrest of a man connected to a gunman in last week’s Jersey City mass shooting, authorities said.
    Ahmed A-Hady of Keyport, New Jersey, was arrested by FBI agents Saturday. The 35-year-old faces a charge of being a previously convicted felon in possession of a firearm, the US Attorney’s Office in New Jersey said.
    Investigators say A-Hady’s phone number was found on a handwritten note in the back poc
  • Windy day with a blend of sun and clouds Sunday

    Expect a windy cool day today under a blend of clouds to sun.  The wind will make it feel colder, averaging from the West @ 10-20 mph with gusts between 20-30 mph. Nothing damaging, but enough to make you notice the wind.There will be another winter storm that will bring a wintry mess by Monday night into Tuesday .  It doesn't look like a blockbuster storm, but there will be snow and ice accumulation across inland areas.  Computer guidance showing a period of snow on Monday night
  • ‘SNL’ shows how people are talking about impeachment at holiday dinner

    “Saturday Night Live” took audiences inside people’s homes to see how many are talking about impeachment across the country during the holidays.
    Aidy Bryant dressed as a magical snowman opened NBC’s variety show on Saturday saying that it’s almost Christmas and “folks in America seem more divided than ever.”
    “But if we listen in to some dinner conversations tonight, I bet we’d find out we have more in common than we realize,” Bryant&rs
  • Stratford Restaurant Hosts Fundraiser for Missing Ansonia 1-Year-Old Girl

    Stratford Restaurant Hosts Fundraiser for Missing Ansonia 1-Year-Old Girl
    It has been almost two weeks since an Ansonia mother was found beaten to death in her home. Police continue to search for her missing 1-year-old daughter Vanessa Morales. At Joey C’s Boathouse in Stratford, a fundraiser was hosted to help support the baby’s family. “My son was only two when his father was brutally murdered in Bridgeport, so I...
  • Attorneys for Lori Loughlin and husband say government ‘appears to be concealing’ evidence beneficial to the defense

    Attorneys for actress Lori Loughlin and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, say the US government is hiding evidence that would benefit the couple’s defense in the college admission scandal.
    Loughlin and Giannulli are accused of paying $500,000 to the scandal’s mastermind, Rick Singer, to have their daughters pose as University of Southern California athletes. They were also later accused of bribing USC employees to get their daughters admitted.
    The couple pleade
  • Fundraiser for Vanessa Morales hopes to raise money for her family

    STRATFORD— A community is coming together in hopes of helping the family of Vanessa Morales, a baby girl, who went missing after her mother was brutally murdered.
    FOX61 was there when family spoke and said they are still shaken and distraught by the whole ordeal, but came out to a fundraiser held by Joey C’s Boathouse Catina and Grill in Stratford.
    Buzzing with conversations one single thought lingered in the restaurant and that is where is 1-year-old Vanessa Morales?
    Joseph Catalan
  • Sandy Hook victim’s brother gets petition for brother to receive the Medal of Freedom

    NEWTOWN - A somber day in Newtown, remembering the tragedy that changed the town forever, seven years ago.
    In the years after the Sandy Hook School shooting, some families have turned their grief into action.
    "When it happens to you at 12 years old, you’re immediately an adult. You’re no longer a kid. You don’t get to enjoy any more of the kid things. I had to grow up that day," said JT Lewis, who lost his brother Jesse that day.
    Jesse was just six years old. In his final mome
  • Thousands of ‘penis fish’ washed up on a California beach

    A horde of large, fat worms descended upon a central California beach, spooked out of their burrows by a bomb cyclone.
    Wildlife enthusiast David Ford captured the foreboding scene, which looks as though a plane full of frankfurters flung open the hatch and let the dogs rain down upon the unassuming shore.
    What were these alien creatures, and why’d they end up on shore?
    Ford sent his quandary and the surreal images of the Drakes Beach shore to Bay Nature magazine, a local science
  • Weather Watch: Tracking Our Next Chance of a Wintry Mix Tuesday Morning

    The next chance for a wintry mess is upon us. A storm late Monday into early Tuesday has the potential to bring just about every type of winter precipitation our way. Snow, sleet, freezing rain, and rain.
    WHEN: Overnight Monday into Tuesday, leading to a slippery Tuesday morning commute. The chance for delays is on the table.WHAT: While the storm may bring some accumulating snow fall at this point it doesn’t look like a blockbuster storm with about 1-4″ on the front side of the syste

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