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Skyler Magnoli

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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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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Andrew Parra. Contributed by the Department of Corrections.

Police chase sends one to hospital and backed up Route 7 traffic

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A police surveillance stop turned into a dangerous car accident that sent one man to the hospital and caused a massive back up in traffic on Route 7. The incident began Tuesday afternoon when Danbury police were watching an area that is well know for drug activity. Officers saw Andrew “Moe” Parra, 25, of Waterbury, […] [Read More]
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Steven Hernly, 23, of Newtown, right, in Danbury Superior Court, with his attorney Gene Zingaro, on Tuesday, January 20, 2015, in Danbury, Conn. Photo: H John Voorhees III

Newtown man involved in a police standoff pleads not guilty

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Steven Hernly, 23, appeared Tuesday afternoon before Judge Susan Reynolds in state Superior Court in Danbury. Hernly kept his head down throughout the arraignment and only replied “Yes, ma’am” and “No, ma’am” when the judge spoke to him. He pleaded not guilty to assault, threatening and three other charges. A bail bonds officer told Reynolds that Hernly was out on […] [Read More]
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Alexandra Aucapina, 27, of New Fairfield, Conn., center, is in Danbury Superior Court Monday, August 11, 2014, with her Public Defender Rosemarie Chapdelaine, left, and spanish intrepretor, John Lombardi. Aucapina is charged with 12 counts of child abuse

New Fairfield mother in court for 12 child abuse charges

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The child-abuse case against a New Fairfield mother who allegedly beat her daughters with rods, belts and cords will be back in court on Tuesday. The case against Alexandra Aucapina, 27,  has focused on her defense counsel rather than the discovery of evidence so far. Aucapina has two cases pending, each with a separate attorney. […] [Read More]
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Kyle Seitz, of Ridgefield, right, was in Danbury Superior Court for his arraignment on charges of criminally negligent homicide in the death of his 15-month old son, Benjamin, who died after being left in a hot car. Appearing with Seitz is his attorney John Gulash, left, on Wednesday, November 12, 2014, in Danbury, Conn. H JOHN VOORHEES III

Ridgefield toddler’s father has court date continued

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The Ridgefield father charged in the death of the toddler he left in a hot car all day had his court date continued until next month on Tuesday. Kyle Seitz, 36, is in the pre-trial stages of his case. He is answering a misdemeanor charge of criminally negligent homicide in the death of his 15-month-old son, […] [Read More]
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New Fairfield man charged for fondling two women

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A New Fairfield man turned himself into Ridgefield police after two women reported he inappropriately touched their breasts, police said. Javier Fernandez, 36, has been charged with two counts of fourth-degree sexual assault after a December incident, police said. A woman, who is not identified, reported to police that Fernandez, who was working for a […] [Read More]
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Flood warning for Brookfield and Danbury

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A flood warning is in effect for Danbury and parts of Brookfield until late Monday morning. At 10 p.m. Sunday night, the Still River at Brookfield was at 12.7 feet. According to the National Weather Service, flooding begins at 12 feet. The river will continue to rise to almost 13 feet. The combination of temperatures dropping […] [Read More]
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Two Danbury residents arrested in drug bust

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A Danbury man out on a bond for several drug charges was arrested again on Thursday night for selling crack cocaine and heroin out of his car, police said. Jason Danzy, 37, and a unidentified woman were found in a Danzy’s car with heroin and crack packaged for sale, police said. Danzy is a repeat  drug […] [Read More]
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