Lindsey Kane, FOX 61

Lindsey Kane

FOX 61

Hartford, CT, United States

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Past articles by Lindsey:

Attacks on nurses nationwide prompts proposed state legislation to protect health care workers

Bristol health care workers said it's not just physical attacks on their staff but also personal threats that are continuing to make staff feel unsafe. → Read More

Lawmakers don aprons, take orders at West Hartford restaurant in push for minimum wage legislation

Legislators say the hourly wage increase is long overdue, however, some people say workers will lose more money in the long run. → Read More

Big 3rd birthday 'paw-ty' for K-9 Jules with SCSU's police department

The big birthday party is fit for the biggest celebrity on campus. SCSU's police department threw a "self-care fair" to mark the event. → Read More

Naugatuck students 'dig in' for National School Breakfast Week

The saying goes, "breakfast is the most important meal of the day." Maple Hill Elementary School in Naugatuck is celebrating National School Breakfast Week in style. → Read More

Police and school leaders work together to make schools safer across the state

The goal is to highlight security and also understand how different mass shootings across the country impact our local students. → Read More

UConn Extension details potential impacts of animal abuse allegations in Beacon Falls

The State Department of Agriculture is investigating after dozens of animals were seized from a farm in Beacon Falls following animal welfare concerns. → Read More

General Dynamics Electric Boat to hire more than 5,000 employees as company rapidly expands

In addition to building new submarines and working to be the best in the world, workers at Electric Boat also repair and modernize nuclear submarines for the Navy. → Read More

New legislation would raise minimum care levels in Connecticut nursing homes

The proposed bills would require air conditioning in resident rooms and make sure seniors are getting the care they need. → Read More

'Right time, right place': Couples tie the knot free of charge at Olde Mistick Village

Couples lined up at the Meeting House all morning to celebrate their love on Valentine's Day. → Read More

Proposed legislation would require young social media users to have parental consent

Under the bill, social media users 16 years old and younger would need parental consent to be on the platforms, parents could block harmful algorithms → Read More

Local Black-owned businesses prepare for Valentine's Day rush

The countdown to Valentine’s Day is coming fast and furious and leaders in New Haven are encouraging residents to shop small ahead of the love-filled holiday. → Read More

Local pup to make 'Puppy Bowl' appearance

The shelter submitted dogs to be considered for the Puppy Bowl, a game on Animal Planet that mimics a real football game with two teams and a plush football. → Read More

Connecticut Army National Guard troops deploy overseas for year-long mission

Connecticut Army National Guard Aviation units are deploying overseas, sending around 70 troops to the middle east to counter international terrorist groups. → Read More

COVID-19 long haulers seek treatments and support at roundtable with medical experts

The roundtable at Yale University included medical experts and the Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Admiral Rachel Levine → Read More

New program funds free swim lessons for qualifying children across Connecticut

Qualifying children can sign up at a participating YMCA to receive free swim lessons and learn important water safety skills, saving lives across the state. → Read More

211 takes calls 24/7 to help people evade brutally cold conditions

Dial 211 to find a warming center open near you, the state can provide transportation to make sure every person in Connecticut stays warm. → Read More

Gas prices up 5 cents per gallon this month, with increases planned until May

At the start of the new year, gas prices went up 5 cents per gallon in Connecticut, with a total of 10 cents per gallon back on the price tag in February. → Read More

Sports betting now legal in Massachusetts

With sports betting legal right over the border in Massachusetts, it's a chance for players in northern Connecticut to place their bets a little closer to home. → Read More

More money added to federal student loan aid, gives $500 more per student for Pell Grants

There is a statewide effort to lower costs for Connecticut college students and make higher education more affordable as enrollment rates nationwide drop. → Read More

Murphy, Blumenthal push for federal assault weapons ban

The legislation would ban 205 assault weapons and increase the age to buy a lawful assault weapon from 18 to 21 years old. → Read More