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. The BBB warns shoppers of scammers using a fake number on Prime Day to take your money and run. ((00:11)) 2. Westport First Selectman Jim Marpe talks about downtown shops closing and how the town is staying afloat. ((07:45)) 3. Why is it so important to have a structured home and communicate more? ((15:11))…Continue Reading
Shelton HS, Intermediate School on full distance learning through Oct. 22 CT Post Bridgeport man, 23, charged in fatal porch shooting in The Hollow CT Post ‘Zoom bombing’ interrupts Hayes’ call with racial epithets CT Post 8-month-old baby recovering from being left in dumpster, babysitter in custody WFSB Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz’s Great-Granddaughter Dies…Continue Reading
1. In honor of National Coming Out Day, a renowned author shares his background of being a Baptist Christian and gay. ((00:11)) 2. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Dr. Boolbol shares why screenings are a matter of life or death. ((10:29)) 3. Marriage counselor, Bob Donovan, shares “what it’s like to be married to…Continue Reading
Police: Man injured in incident while trying to hang Trump sign on I-95 overpass CT Post Lakers win brings fireworks show as fans descend on Staples Center chanting ‘Kobe, Kobe!’ CT Post Remnants of Hurricane Delta will bring rain to Connecticut CT Post BBB warns of fake Amazon callers using its number WFSB Here’s what’s…Continue Reading
1. October is National Pregnancy and Infancy Loss Awareness month. Dr. Ronika Chowdery talks about breaking the stigma of guilt and how common miscarriages are. ((00:11)) 2. Congressman Jim Himes gives us the latest on the stimulus package and talks in Washington. ((13:57)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading
Police: $20K in drugs, $100K in fake money found in Bridgeport raid CT Post Bridgeport police recovered nearly 30 guns in September CT Post Attorney charged in Jennifer Dulos homicide will be released to see dying father in Florida CT Post Waterbury Mayor Neil O’Leary tests positive for COVID-19 WFSB ‘Much needed laugh’: Danbury officially…Continue Reading
1. How do we determine what’s real and fake in the news? Journalism professor Richard Hanley gives his perspective on how to determine what’s worth listening to. ((00:11)) 2. Senator Richard Blumenthal talks about the big tech companies and how we need to better protect ourselves because these companies won’t. ((15:02)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty…Continue Reading
City councilwoman charged with illegally selling alcohol at the lounge she manages CT Post Phase 3 starts today: What you need to know WTNH CT health officials ask residents to limit water use Stamford Advocate Hartford’s XL Center won’t host UConn games this season CT Post American poet Louise Glück wins Nobel literature prize New…Continue Reading
After President Trump tweeted that the medication used for his covid diagnosis is available to all, many lashed out about it. We wanted to know what the possibility is for a severe covid case in Connecticut to be treated with the same treatments as the president. IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading
1. Loneliness is a problem among senior citizens, a northeast company created a new website to help curb the problem. ((00:11)) 2. Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim talks about the future of UB, covid testing and illegal guns off the streets. ((07:11)) 3. Remembering Eddie Van Halen ((17:41)) IMAGE CREDIT: iStock / Getty Images PlusContinue Reading