Marcus Harun, FOX 61

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Mecan, WI, United States

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Past articles by Marcus:

Police find 4 cars on fire in Meriden Tuesday morning

MERIDEN -- Police in Meriden are investigating four car fires in two different locations. Police say they found three cars on fire on Bronson Avenue and another car on fire at Hanover St. and Columbus Ave. One car was also found vandalized on Cook Ave. and Hanover St. → Read More

Hamden native wins Oscar with Lady Gaga for “Shallow” from “A Star Is Born”

HAMDEN -- Anthony Rossomando had an exciting night at the 2019 Oscars on Sunday. The Hamden native took home an Oscar for one of the biggest hits of the year. Rossomando co-wrote "Shallow" from "A Star is born" with Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson and Andrew Wyatt. → Read More

Man killed in New Britain fire

NEW BRITAIN -- One person is dead after a fire in New Britain. Fire crews responded to Horace Street Friday morning. Fire officials confirmed to a man died in the fire. The Red Cross was called to the scene. Stay with FOX 61 for updates on this story . → Read More

I-84 eastbound closed after tractor-trailer carrying mushrooms crash

SOUTHBURY -- I-84 eastbound is closed right now in Southbury. A tractor-trailer carrying mushrooms rolled over and crashed between exits 14 and 15. Police say there are minor injuries, and one light pole was knocked down. → Read More

Election day 2017: What’s on the ballot in each Connecticut town?

HARTFORD -- Voters are heading to the polls Tuesday. Polling places are open all across the state for municipal elections Tuesday. Voters are choosing local leaders and making policy decisions in many different communities. Polls are open from 6 a.m. until 8 p.m. → Read More

MGM to announce plans for new casino in Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT -- MGM is expected to announce plans for a multi-million dollar resort casino and entertainment center in Bridgeport. Renderings show a large resort right on the water front with parking available for boats. The announcement is set for 11 a.m. → Read More

Suspect accused of sexually assaulting 5-year-old in Norfolk

NORFOLK -- Police have arrested a Norfolk man after they said he sexually assaulted a young child. State police said the victim was just 5 years old. David Craighill, 26, is due in court Friday morning. → Read More

Trump appointee under fire for not earning Quinnipiac law degree

HARTFORD – A congresswoman is calling for President Donald Trump to remove the woman he reportedly appointed to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) amid controversy over her qualifications, including her education at Quinnipiac University. → Read More

Person seriously hurt in pedestrian crash on I-84 in Newtown

NEWTOWN -- State police are responding to a serious pedestrian crash in Newtown Tuesday morning. Police said a vehicle hit a person on I-84 eastbound near exit 11. The exit ramp is closed. One person has a life-threatening injury, police said. Stay with FOX61 for the latest developments. → Read More

Police identify victim killed in I-84 crash in Newtown

NEWTOWN -- State police have released additional details regarding the fatal crash Tuesday morning. State police said Gerard Mauskapf, 64, of New York, was on I-84 eastbound at the exit 11 ramp, when he pulled over to the right shoulder on a curve. → Read More

3 hurt in crash after hitting Norwich police cruiser during chase

NORWICH -- A crash in Norwich sent three people to the hospital following a police pursuit. An officer attempted to pull over a Ford Focus on Main Street at 8 p.m. Sunday night, when the car took off, police said. The vehicle hit a parked car and the police car as it fled the scene. → Read More

ESPN’s Chris Berman’s wife killed in Woodbury crash: Report

WOODBURY -- The wife of ESPN's Chris Berman is one of the two victims who died in a crash on Route 64 in Woodbury Tuesday afternoon, The Hartford Courant reports. Police were called to the intersection of Tuttle Road and Sherman Hill Road, for a two-car crash at about 2:15 pm. → Read More

Study: Grandparents’ old-school parenting putting kids at risk

SAN FRANCISCO -- Grandparents who step in for child care tend to use the same practices they did when they were parenting, but some of them may be outdated, putting their grandchildren at risk, according to a new study. → Read More

Watch: Fiery Washington plane crash caught on video

MUKILTEO, Wash. — A small plane crashed on a busy road in Washington state Tuesday afternoon, damaging several cars but causing no serious injuries, police said. Investigators said the pilot of the Piper aircraft was a man from Oregon, our affiliate KCPQ reports. → Read More

Man shot and killed in Bridgeport car

BRIDGEPORT -- Bridgeport police are investigating Wednesday morning after a man was shot and killed. Police say a 22-year-old man was found in a car on Read Street with a gun shot wound. They say it happened late Tuesday night. Police have not identified the victim. → Read More

FOX61’s Amanda Raus ties for first place at ‘Dancing in the Dark’ fundraiser

HARTFORD -- On Saturday FOX61's Amanda Raus tied for first place at CRIS Radio's annual "Dancing in the Dark" competition, where local personalities tried their hand, or feet, at ballroom dancing! FOX61 Meteorologist Joe Furey was one of the judges and FOX61's Dan Amarante has participated in past years. → Read More

State police issue amber alert for missing New Britain girl

NEW BRITAIN -- State police have issued an amber alert for a missing child from New Britain. Just before 1a.m. Saturday, police sent out an alert for 2-year-old Paisley Miles. They describe her as two feet tall, weighing about 45 pounds, having brown hair, brown eyes. → Read More

Connecticut wants change: Incumbent mayors lose key primary races

HARTFORD – It seems as though Connecticut residents are looking for a change. Three incumbent mayors lost Democratic primaries Wednesday night, signaling an interest in a change of leadership in so... → Read More

Fire officials successfully deliver baby cow during massive East Windsor barn fire

EAST WINDSOR -- Huge flames could be seen coming from a barn in East Windsor Wednesday night. The barn is a total loss-- but in the midst of the destruction, there was a glimmer of hope. The good n... → Read More

Fire that damaged 3 Yale student houses was intentionally set: Officials

NEW HAVEN – Three Yale houses were damaged in a fire that was intentionally set, fire investigators said. The fire happened on Crown Street in New Haven Thursday morning. A grad student house, a fr... → Read More