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Cops: Danbury woman, boyfriend charged after trying to leave crash scene

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A Danbury couple was arrested early Saturday morning following a crash on Triangle Street, according to police. Karen Loor, 19, of Fairfield Ave., was charged with evading responsibility, driving without a license and traveling too fast for conditions. Her boyfriend, Rafael Freire-Recuenco, 38, of Town Hill Ave., was charged with conspiracy to evade responsibility and […] [Read More]
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Erica Chatting, 32, clears her car of snow early Saturday morning so she can get to work job as a pilates instructor at the Pilates Center of Danbury, January 24, 2015. Photo: Carol Kaliff

Storm dumps at least 6 inches of snow in Danbury

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UPDATE: 1:20 P.M. The latest National Weather Service report shows Danbury had one of the highest snowfall amounts in Fairfield County this Saturday: 6.6 inches. Easton had 7 inches, Ridgefield got 6 and Brookfield saw 5.7 inches. Driving conditions may still be slippery in some parts of the are but much of the snow has been […] [Read More]
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Car crashes into Danbury house

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UPDATE: 3:20 PM A 20-year-old woman was driving southbound on Great Plain Road when she lost control of her car and struck a house Thursday afternoon, Danbury police said.   The woman was not injured and was issued a verbal warning for traveling too fast for the conditions, police said. ORIGINAL POST DANBURY — No […] [Read More]
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Men break into Danbury home and get pepper sprayed

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Two men attempted to break into a home in Danbury, but got sprayed with pepper spray by the home owner. On Thursday morning,  Danbury officers were sent to a home on Stevens Street for a break in, police said. Dispatch reported that a dark skinned man was forcing his way into a home. When  officers arrived […] [Read More]
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Malloy at Thursday morning's news conference.

Malloy wants more lanes on I-84 in Danbury

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Gov. Dan Malloy said he’s drafting a plan for several transportation infrastructure improvements, including widening Interstate 84 in the Danbury area. “It’s time to modernize that roadway,” he said. “It needs to be widened to three lanes in its entirety.” In a news conference in Danbury Thursday morning, Malloy said the he will present the plan […] [Read More]
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Danbury public school delays

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Danbury Public Schools will get a two hour delay Thursday morning. Danbury is seeing some snow accumulation as storm system makes its way through the state. According to the National Weather Service, it is a light snow and should be over after 7 a.m. Schools will start late to avoid some slippery road conditions.   [Read More]
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Route 7 lane closures

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The Department of Transportation will be closing lanes on Route 7 in Danbury for bridge inspections on Thursday. Crews will be alternating closing the left and right lanes of Route 7 southbound. Closures will be between Exit 8 and Exit 7. Lane closures will start at 9 a.m. and finish at 2 p.m. This should […] [Read More]
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Newtown council agrees to demolish Adams Lanza’s home

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NEWTOWN – The Newtown Legislative Council voted Wednesday night to tear down the vacant home of mass murderer Adam Lanza. The panel voted 10-0 to raze the Yogananda Street home, where 20-year-old Lanza lived with his mother before he took her life and carried out the mass shooting that killed 20 first-graders and six educators […] [Read More]
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