Two car accident blocking two lanes. Photo from the Department of Transportation.

Car accident closes two lanes on I-84 in Danbury

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A two vehicle car accident in Danbury is causing delays for I-84. The right and center lanes of I-84 Westbound between exits 5 and 4 are closed due to the accident. Traffic is backing up, drivers should find alternative routes. No reports of injuries or when the road will be cleared.   [Read More]
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Brookfield man arrested for assault

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Brookfield police arrested a man for violating a protective order after he assaulting a woman. Kevin Santos, 20, of Brookfield was arrested Monday after police were call to an assault. The victim, a woman, had made the phone call. Police said there was an incident that happened inside the home that caused the victim to […] [Read More]
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Congressional debate in Danbury

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Incumbent Rep. Elizabeth Esty, will be facing off against her Republican challenger, businessman Mark Greenberg, for the first time in Danbury. The debate will be held at the Portuguese Cultural Center on Oct. 9, at 7 p.m. Jara Burnett from the League of Women Voters of Connecticut will be moderating the debate.   [Read More]
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Newtown High School student arrested

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A student was arrested for having marijuana at Newtown High School, police said. Last Wednesday, Newtown police went to the high school on a tip of drug use on school grounds. After searching the student, police found a small amount of marijuana in their backpack. The student’s name is not being released due to his […] [Read More]
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Motorcyclist spanks woman on butt in Newtown

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Newtown police are investigating an assault that took place on Monday. Police say a woman was jogging down Dinglebrook Lane, when a motorcyclist came up behind her and hit the woman on the butt with his hand. The motorcyclist then took off. Anyone with information is asked to call the Newtown police at (203) 426-5841.   […] [Read More]
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Danbury DMV being evacuated

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  UPDATE: According to the Danbury Fire Department, the smoke came from a t-shirt burning in a dryer a building over. People are being let back in to the DMV. Original: The Department of Motor Vehicles on Lee Mac Avenue is being evacuated. There are reports of smoke in the building, the Danbury Fire Department is responding to […] [Read More]
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WNPR 90.5 FM off the air

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WNPR’s 90.5 FM Meridan signal went down Tuesday morning. Engineers are working to fix the problem but there is no estimated time when the station will be back on the air on that signal. National Public Radio programming can still be heard on 91.9 Springfield, Mass.; 99.5 Storrs; 90.1 Willimantic; 89.1 Norwich/New London and 88.5 […] [Read More]
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Police: Danbury men arrested for fighting

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Two Danbury men were arrested for fighting over money at a gas station. Danbury police responded to a fight that occurred on Newtown Road late Friday night. Mario Cardenas-Bautista, 25 told officers he had an agreement with a co-worker to split the cost of a bill, but the co-worker left before the debut was settled. Later […] [Read More]
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