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Skyler Magnoli

Flames engulf Southbury home

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Fire departments are fighting  a fire at a home on Bagley Road in Southbury, which has been engulfed in flames. Southbury, Hook and Ladder and Oxford fire departments are on scene of the fire, said Jason Decremer, Southbury fire captain. Roxbury EMS is on the way to the home to provided heated tents for firefighters, […] [Read More]
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Kent teacher charged with threatening a 17-year-old

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UPDATE: 3:20 P.M. A spokesman for the private boarding school where police said a teacher threatened a teenager this month has released the following statement: “On February 2 there was an incident at South Kent School,” Gonzalo Garcia-Pedroso wrote. “The School promptly reviewed the circumstances, and referred the matter to the Connecticut State Police. Please be assured […] [Read More]
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18 foot trailer destroyed after fire in Danbury

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The Danbury Fire Department rushed to the scene of trailer fire at Butternut Lane on Thursday morning. Upon arrival plumes of smoke were visible from across the neighborhood and flames rose behind trees. Firefighters found a 18 foot camper/trailer completely engulfed in flames, said  Bernie Meehan, assistant fire chief. The trailer was parked in the driveway of […] [Read More]
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Route 7 reopened after roll over

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Update 10:32 a.m. A lanes of Route 7 northbound have been reopened. Original 10:24 a.m. Traffic has been backed up on Route 7 near  Exit 12 in Brookfield due to a morning  car roll over. State Police have reopened  one of  the lanes that was closed due to the crash. No information has been released if […] [Read More]
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Danbury man arrested for an assault at Price Rite parking lot

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A Danbury man was charged with assault, after punching a man who interrupted his street hockey game. On Tuesday night, Danbury police were sent to the Price Rite on Main Street for reports of an assault. When officers arrived, they found Gregory Nelson, 29, screaming and yelling derogatory statements at the victim in the Price […] [Read More]
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Water pipe bursts in Newtown library

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UPDATE 4:35 P.M. Fire Marshal Bill Halstead said the burst caused substantial damage to the ceiling, carpet and many books. Parts of the ceiling cracked and fell because of the water. The library remained closed for the day as the sprinkler system was repaired.   ORIGINAL POST 1:02 P.M.  The Booth Library in Newtown is […] [Read More]
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Marco Tuapante, of Danbury, plead out in hearing. Will serve nine years in jail. Danbury Police Department.

Danbury couple pleads guilty to child abuse charges

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A Danbury couple charged more than a year ago with child abuse has pleaded guilty in Superior Court for charges in which police say witnesses saw the kids repeatedly beaten with a belt. Marco Tuapante, 37, and his girlfriend, Tara Henke, 37, were arrested in June 2013 after school officials reported the two siblings sustained […] [Read More]
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Frigid temps in store for Danbury

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It’s going to be a cold day and night in Danbury, as an arctic front pushes into Connecticut. A wind chill advisory has been issued for Danbury and surround towns by the National Weather Service. A quick coating of snow is likely between 11 a.m.  and 5 p.m., with a potential for icing on roadways […] [Read More]
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David Nieman, 25 of Spring Street, New Milford. Contributed by the New Haven Police Department.

A New Milford man was ordered to shoot a mother of three

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A convicted New Milford man has been arrested for shooting a mother of three in her New Haven home, after being ordered by the mother’s boyfriend to kill her in January. David Nieman, 25, of Spring Street, was hired by Terquinten Fulton, of New Haven to kill the 27-year-old mother of his three children as […] [Read More]
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Ridgefield police K-9 Loki found Vincent uried under the snow with drugs just a couple feet away, Contributed by the Ridgefield Police Department.

Ridgefield police K-9 found a wanted man buried in the snow

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Ridgefield police arrested a wanted and armed man on Saturday night, after New York police chased him into Connecticut. During a police pursuit with the Westchester County Police,  Antony Vincent, 28, from Miami, Fl. drove into Ridgefield on West Lane, police said. When Ridgefield police were notified, they realized that Vincent was wanted on a felony […] [Read More]
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