Melissa in the Morning is hosted by Melissa Sheketoff who gathers top news headlines locally and nationally to keep WICC600 listeners in the know, delivering the information that matters most to you.
Every week, enjoy live interviews from state leaders, business owners and local experts. Melissa has recently connected with Governor Ned Lamont, who has agreed to take YOUR questions bi-weekly on the show. Consistently, Melissa also talks to U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, U.S. Congressman Jim Himes, Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim and State Senator Tony Hwang. Local experts include infectious disease expert, Dr. Fred Browne of Griffin Health, Luke Frey from the Better Business Bureau, The Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities and Bridgeport Health Director Lisa Morrissey.
Enjoy original weekly segments like “Community Inspiration,” “Marriage Advice” and “Crime on the Mind.” Community Inspiration highlights Connecticut residents who live normal lives doing extraordinary things. Every week, you can meet people of all ages who are inspiring their community and loved ones through their work, outlook on life, actions and good deeds. Marriage advice is a bi-weekly check-in with relationship consultant, Bob Donovan, who gives tips to a healthy marriage and perspective for couples to think about. Crime on the Mind features Lt. James Perez from the Fairfield Police Department, who travels around the country teaching crime prevention to other police departments. He gives us the top crimes happening right now and tips for the public to stay safe and be proactive.
You’ll hear weather and traffic on the 6’s from our chief meteorologist Bill Jacquemin and our traffic reporter Kellie Quinn.
1. Former State Rep Chris Caruso digs into the city’s former chief federal fraud charges and if history is repeating itself. ((00:11)) 2. Governor Lamont addresses the latest uptick in covid cases saying it’s not because of schools. ((11:30)) 3. Congressman Jim Himes looks at absentee ballots and the latest stimulus package ((22:04)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock…Continue Reading
Third Shelton police officer fired after investigation into photos posted on Facebook CT Post Police: Man allegedly forged property transfer papers CT Post Man shot by police is charged in alleged stabbing CT Post Suspect in Naugatuck officer-involved shooting turns himself in to police WFSB State’s positivity rate stays steady above 1% as ‘Phase 3’…Continue Reading
Dr. Browne addresses the new rule for 3-year olds in daycare centers. He says it is in line with CDC guidelines. However, if kids don’t want to wear the masks, he’s not concerned there will be an uptick in cases. Also, he talks about the chances of spreading the virus to a lot of people…Continue Reading
Trumbull school closes for 2 weeks as 70 people quarantined CT Post 1 person, 3 dogs rescued after sailboat crashes in Bridgeport CT Post Eversource asks CT lawmakers to borrow $700M CT Post Several schools announce COVID-19-related closures through the end of the week WFSB CIAC reaffirms full contact football is cancelled this year WFSB…Continue Reading
Meet Finn! She’s a senior kitty at 9 years old and chunky…she’s 11 lbs.! There are many benefits to adopting an older cat: You’re out of the non-stop-energy kitten phase, you already know the pet’s personality, and they’re wise and mature! Finn knows what she wants, and that’s a family who will let her warm…Continue Reading
A Utah news broadcast goes viral and it’s understandable…((00:11)) Melissa’s sister who lives in Utah weighs in on how different it is living there during the pandemic compared to CT. ((08:35)) Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim addresses the federal fraud charges against former Chief AJ Perez. ((18:00)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading
Police: Body found in wreckage of Milford fire CT Post Trumbull schools confirm COVID case at Hillcrest CT Post Norwalk police release footage of spitting incident involving Duff, officer The Hour Driver in Naugatuck officer involved shooting still sought by police WFSB Smoke from the US West Coast wildfires has reached Europe WFSB Westport’s Cribari…Continue Reading
The Annual 5K Walk/Run to benefit the Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital will celebrate its 12th year with a virtual event that starts on Sat., Sept. 26. Participants in the virtual walk are encouraged to register for the event, invite family and friends to sign up, and collect donations. Registrants can pick up…Continue Reading
DEEP: Bears have entered 42 CT homes this year; here’s how to keep them away CT Post Health and Human Services spokesman warns of armed insurrection after election CT Post Lamont adds $100 fine for no masks, larger levies for gatherings CT Post Milford building partially collapses after fire breaks out overnight WFSB Louisville has…Continue Reading
1. The CIAC addresses who’s making the ultimate decision on fall football and any other high school sports. ((00:11)) 2. We learn how afterschool programs and clubs are impacted by covid and why it matters. ((10:40)) 3. Melissa reviews the Netflix film ‘Cuties’ and why she’s giving it a hard NO to watch. ((18:45)) IMAGE…Continue Reading