Tractor trailer accident on I-84

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Drivers expect a lot of delays on I-84 Westbound. A tractor trailer accident between exits 11 and 10 has caused the closure of the left lane. Traffic is backed up on I-84 Westbound, as well as on Super 7 heading south to Danbury. More to come. [Read More]
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Expect a wet day for the Danbury area

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Residents should pack their umbrellas this morning, because Danbury will have rain showers throughout Wednesday. The National Weather Service (NWS) says, rain will hit the area before 3:00 p.m. and again tonight. The high for the day will be 66 degrees. Drivers should use caution during the commute this morning. According NWS, the morning will be riddled with […] [Read More]
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The Crestwood Drive home on fire. (Photo: Jack Bouffard / Contributed)

Danbury house fire displaces family near Candlewood Lake

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DANBURY – A family of four escaped a house fire without injuries near Candlewood Lake Tuesday night. City firefighters rushed to the home at 1 Crestwood Drive to find the home, the garage and a car engulfed by the fire. The fire was under control in about an hour. The cause of the 7:10 p.m. […] [Read More]

Danbury family warns: Don’t fall for IRS phone scam

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A Danbury family has reported receiving numerous phone calls from a man claiming to be from the IRS, who says that their daughter owes money to the IRS. This ploy has surfaced as a scam before, but since this family has received calls as recently as today, Sept. 30, it bears repeating: the IRS notifies […] [Read More]
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Fog warning for the Danbury area

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The National Weather Service has issued a fog weather advisory Tuesday morning for the Danbury area. According to the weather service, there will be patches of fog with only a quarter mile or less of visibility. Drivers are urged to be cautious during the morning commute. If drivers encounter fog and reduced visibility, the weather […] [Read More]
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I-84 delays ahead for Newtown

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For the next three days drivers might hit some delays while driving through Newtown. The Department of Transportation will be closing lanes as they inspect bridges in the area. Starting Tuesday, there will be closures on I-84 Eastbound between exits 11 and 12. Crews will be alternating between closing the left and right lanes. The same area […] [Read More]
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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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