Engine fire stops Metro-North Danbury train

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CANNONDALE — A Metro-North Danbury line train from Grand Central Station was stopped in Cannondale at about 6:40 p.m. Monday when engineers spotted an engine fire. About 150 passengers were evacuated from the train. The passengers were never in danger as the fire was contained in the engine, according to MTA Metro-North Railroad spokesman Salvatore […] [Read More]
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Danbury teen missing: Case resolved

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UPDATE: Sept. 29, 8:07 p.m. Silver Alert canceled on Henry Hernandez. Case resolved, per CT State Police   DANBURY — A Silver Alert has been issued for an endangered runaway. Henry Hernandez, 17, was last seen wearing a black peacoat, black jeans and sneakers, possibly a grey sweater. He is described as white, with black […] [Read More]
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Video: Demolition at Fairfield Hills

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The demolition of Danbury Hall, one of the remaining structures from Fairfield Hills hospital, began Monday in Newtown. [Read More]
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Maryland woman charged with drunken driving

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NEW MILFORD — A Maryland woman is facing drunk driving charges after being stopped for erratic driving in New Milford. Hediberto Lopez, of Silver Spring, MD was stopped Sunday about 1:30 p.m. at 360 Danbury Road after an officer saw her 2001 red Nissan Xterra driving erratically, police said. Following an interview, investigation and field […] [Read More]
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Linda Zoppa, of Southbury, is being filmed by ABC News at the Windows Cafe in Walnut Hill Church, in Bethel, as part of a primetime segment on weight loss. Pictured on Mon. Dec. 13, 2010. Photo: Lisa Weir.

Southbury woman dies in car crash

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Southbury resident, Linda Zoppa, 67, who in 2011 appeared on an ABC special segment, called “Primetime: Celebrity Weight Loss, has died from injuries she sustained in a car accident. Last Wednesday evening, Zoppa was driving down New Wheeler Road in Southbury, when she veered into the right side lane and on to Heritage Road, police said The […] [Read More]
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New York man faces felony charge in Danbury

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A New York man has turned himself in on a risk of injury to a minor charge, that stems from a 2013 incident. Marcelo Melgar-Mejia, 26, was a religious leader at a Koinonia John the Baptist church retreat when a attempted sexual assault took place between him and a 15-year-old boy, according to a court affidavit. […] [Read More]
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Expect delays on I-84 Danbury

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Drivers should use caution and expect delays when on I-84 Eastbound today. The left lane between exits 3 and 4 is closed due to road work. According to the Department of Transportation, road work on the highway will continue until 4:00 p.m. today.   [Read More]
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CDC confirms 3 cases of Enterovirus-D68 at CT Children’s Medical Center

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This press release just arrived at our news desk from the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center: CDC TESTING CONFIRMS ENTEROVIRUS-D68 CASES AT CONNECTICUT CHILDREN’S MEDICAL CENTER HARTFORD, Conn. – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirms 3 of 6 samples sent by Connecticut Children’s Medical Center for testing were positive for Enterovirus-D68.  The samples were […] [Read More]
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