Good Monday morning Connecticut,
There is a lot of breaking news this morning and some news to get you caught up on from the weekend.
A Connecticut town is in the national spotlight after an incident at a local business went viral on TikTok.
The incident was recorded and posted to TikTok, and had been viewed more than 15 million times in less than 24 hours.>>>Read the full stort here.
Popular eatery decides to shut down temporarily, according to a report
Hometown Kitchen in Somers decided to shut down temporarily for two weeks due to the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, WFSB 3 TV reported. No one is sick at the eatery, but continuing staff shortages have taxed the existing staff, and the owner decided everyone needed a break to recover. The eatery is looking for numerous employees but has had a tough time finding anyone interested. (Read More at WFSB 3 TV).
Man seriously injured in accident, family speaks out, according to a report
A 23-year-old Rocky Hill man had to have one of his legs amputated after being involved in a serious accident on I-91 last week, and his family is speaking out and trying to find the driver, WFSB 3 TV reported. The victim, according to WFSB 3 TV, said two drivers were racing at the time of the accident, which occurred on Jan. 19. (Read More at WFSB 3 TV).
3 hospitalized after car crashes into building, according to a report
Three people were hospitalized after a car crashed into a building in New Britain Sunday night, NBC CT reported. (Read the full story here).
Fatal pedestrian accident investigated, according to a report
A 60-year-old man was struck and killed by a car just after midnight Sunday in Waterbury near Thomaston Avenue, Fox 61 reported. The driver of the car stayed at the scene, police told Fox 61. (Read More at Fox 61).
1 killed, 1 injured in shooting, according to a report
One person was killed, while another was injured, in a shooting in Norwich Sunday, Fox 61 reported. The incident occurred on School Street. Police told Fox 61 that prior to their arrival a fight has occurred at a residence. (Read More at Fox 61).
Doctors fined after patient’s death/ Baking show to feature CT resident/ Ex-coach wins ruling against UConn/ Insanity plea accepted & more.>>>Read More.
Popular restaurant closes/ New axe-throwing venue opening/ New eatery planned for former Starbucks location/ New coffee shop opens at casino.>>>Read More.
Weather forecast details for Connecticut:
The weather forecast for the week remains cold, though temperatures will rise into the low 40s on Tuesday. But it's back to the deep freeze on Wednesday, with high temperatures around 20 degrees. It looks like our next snow chance is Friday night into Saturday, but the current odds are only around 30-40 percent. So we'll see...