Lissette Nunez, FOX 61

Lissette Nunez

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Hartford, CT, United States

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Recent articles by Lissette:

Tractor-trailer fire causes damage to some electrical wires in Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD -- Police say there were no injuries after a tractor-trailer caught fire in Bloomfield. Officials say the call came in around 3:11 a.m., reporting that a tractor-trailer was on fire on Pheonix Cross next to the Trader Joe's. → Read More

Taking to the streets to get people back in school in New Haven

NEW HAVEN -- On Thursday, students and teachers spilled onto the streets of New Haven to participate in a statewide initiative to encourage adults to return to school. The event is geared towards people who have not received their high school diploma or GED. → Read More

Shelton students to start school Wednesday

SHELTON -- Tuesday was supposed to be the first day of school for Shelton Public School students, but that was not the case. The first day had to be pushed to Wednesday, September 4th because there weren’t enough school bus drivers. → Read More

West Hartford students return back to school

WEST HARTFORD — Wednesday morning, school buses rolled into West Hartford, a sign that the school year has begun. Students at St. Brigid-St. Augustine Partnership School greeted their teachers and principal with big hugs. "I’m just so excited to see all my friends again we’re actually texting last night I can’t wait to see you guys,” said Elizabeth Paw, a 7th grader. → Read More

Hartford community leaders give teachers a warm welcome to kick off new school year

HARTFORD -- On Monday morning, community leaders gathered to welcome back Hartford Public School teachers. Teachers were attending a convocation at the XL Center, little did they know they would be greeted by dozens of people cheering them on. “This is amazing. This is beyond whatever I thought it would be,” says Kiaundra Smith, the Principal for Hartford Public High School. → Read More

CT Puerto Ricans react to Governor Rossello stepping down

HARTFORD -- Protests turned into a celebration in Puerto Rico after Governor Ricardo Rossello announced he will resign. Rossello’s decision came after days of protests on the streets of Puerto Rico. Puerto Ricans in Hartford shared their thoughts with FOX61. → Read More

Protests in Puerto Rico continue, Hartford city leaders and community members speak out

HARTFORD -- Protests continue to spill onto the streets of Puerto Rico. At the center of it all is a political scandal and anger aimed at the governor. 900 pages of leaked chats revealed offensive messages between Governor Rossello and his top aides and cabinet members. Tuesday morning, travelers from Puerto Rico arrived at Bradley International Airport and shared their thoughts with FOX61. → Read More

Residents treated for injuries after fire at apartment building on Martin Street in Hartford

HARTFORD -- Crews responded to reports of a fire coming from a 3-story apartment building on Martin Street shortly before 4 a.m. Friday. Investigators currently believe the fire was caused by a stove being left on overnight in a third floor apartment. → Read More

Soccer team honored with symbolic key to NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — Adoring fans packed New York City's Canyon of Heroes on Wednesday amid a blizzard of confetti to praise the World Cup-winning U.S. women's national soccer team as athletic leaders on the field — and as advocates for pay equity off it. → Read More

Dulos, Traconis in court Tuesday morning

STAMFORD -- Both Fotis Dulos and Michelle Traconis are due in Stamford Superior Court Tuesday morning. The pair are charged with tampering or fabricating evidence and hindering the prosecution as police continue to search for Jennifer Dulos. → Read More

Dulos, Troconis in court Tuesday morning

STAMFORD -- Both Fotis Dulos and Michelle Traconis are due in Stamford Superior Court Tuesday morning. The pair are charged with tampering or fabricating evidence and hindering the prosecution as police continue to search for Jennifer Dulos. → Read More

Fotis Dulos, Michelle Troconis enter not guilty pleas on charges related to the disappearance of Jennifer Dulos

STAMFORD -- Fotis Dulos and Michelle Troconis entered not guilty pleas Tuesday morning in Stamford Superior Court. Troconis was in court for a short time before leaving on the not guilty plea. Her next court date is July 18th. Dulos also entered a not guilty plea. → Read More

Town of Andover honors fallen heroes on Memorial Day

Cities and towns across Connecticut stopped to honor those who sacrificed their lives for the country. The Town of Andover held a Memorial Day parade to pay their respects. Local schools bands and the Andover Fore Department participated and honored the brave men and women. Some veterans also paused and reflected on their time in service. → Read More

Connecticut families weigh in on paid family medical leave bill

NEWINGTON -- Paid family medical leave has clearing another legislative hurdle in Connecticut. The bill passed the state Senate Tuesday night, but its future is still uncertain. “This not a bill that I will support,” says Governor Ned Lamont. → Read More

The boy who transformed public safety in Hartford: Remembering Julio Lozada

HARTFORD -- May marks the 40th anniversary of the tragic death of a 12 year old boy in Hartford. Julio Lozada died after a garage collapsed on him. On May 16, 1979, what started out as a peaceful day for 4 children in the North End took a deadly turn. → Read More

Man taken to hospital after falling into industrial machine

GLASTONBURY -- A man is recovering in the hospital after falling into an industrial machine. The fire chief said the man was taken via LifeStar. According to officials, they were called to the building on a report of someone stuck inside an industrial machine. → Read More

CT Lawmakers push to make Epipens more accessible

HARTFORD -- Connecticut lawmakers are looking to make Epipens more available tti the public. According to the latest numbers from Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) 32 million Americans suffer from food allergies. → Read More

Woman taken to hospital after car struck by firetruck

MIDDLETOWN -- A woman was taken to Hartford Hospital after a 4 vehicle crash this morning. The crash happened at Washington Street and High Street. According to police, two cars and two trucks were involved, one of them being a Middletown fire truck. → Read More

New Haven launches new campaign to create cleaner and more sustainable future.

NEW HAVEN -- The Elm City is looking to build a cleaner and more sustainable future through the new goNewHavengo 2020 campaign. “The campaign is pretty simple next year is 2020, cut your emissions by 20 percent. → Read More

Smoke detectors credited with saving lives in East Windsor fire

EAST WINDSOR – A few walls, a charred foundation, and a chimney is all that’s left after a fire ripped through an East Windsor home Thursday evening. “I was probably 10 minutes away when my daughter called me on the phone and said the house is on fire,” says Jim Giorgi, the homeowner. → Read More