State police investigate tractor-trailer rollover on I-84 Danbury

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9:30 PM UPDATE:  State police are investigating a roll-over of a tandem tractor-trailer truck on Interstate 84 near the eastbound Exit 3 exit ramp. No injuries are reported. State police advise traveling motorists to try to avoid the area if possible as both sides of the highway are closed as the state Department of Environmental […] [Read More]
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Bethel firefighters ventilate smoke from Grassy Plain apartment complex

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Update: 8:30 p.m. Bethel firefighters, with mutual aid assistance from Danbury, responded to reports of thick black smoke in the basement of a 12-unit apartment complex on Grassy Plain Street, evacuating the building of all of the occupants who were forced to stand outside in the dark huddled under blankets and umbrellas. Residents of the Grassy […] [Read More]
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Newtown elementary school has brief lock-in Wednesday

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Middle Gate Elementary School was placed on an emergency protocol for 45 minutes late Wednesday morning after an unfamiliar man, later determined to be a potential tree contractor, was spotted standing in the parking lot. As the man abruptly left as staff approached, the police were contacted, and a lock-in was implemented. In this procedure, […] [Read More]
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Two car accident at the intersection of Fleetwood Avenue and Grassy Plain Street. From Google maps.

Serious car accident in Bethel with injuries

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A serious two car accident in Bethel is resulting in injuries and extraction. The accident occurred at the intersection of Fleetwood Avenue and Grassy Plain Street. One passenger has head and neck injuries and the other has chest injuries, according to the police scanner. There is heavy damage on the cars and extrication is needed, […] [Read More]
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New Milford men arrested on heroin charges

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NEW MILFORD — Two local men were arrested on drug charges Tuesday when New Milford Police went to serve a warrant for probation violation at Mist Hill Drive. Michael McKay, 19, of Wellsville Avenue, New Milford was found to be in possession of heroin and drug paraphernalia when police arrived at Mist Hill Drive to […] [Read More]
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Danbury teen’s condition improves after jump from parking garage

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The 16-year-old Danbury High School student who jumped off a parking garage last week remains at Yale-New Haven Hospital, but her condition has been upgraded from critical to stable. The girl, whose name has not been released, sustained multiple fractures after jumping from the top of Danbury Hospital’s four-story garage. She was treated for those injuries at the hospital, […] [Read More]
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Norwalk man dies in one-car crash in Danbury

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 A Norwalk man was killed Tuesday in a one-car collision that occurred at the intersection of Eagle Road and Executive Drive after the black Nissan Altima he was driving was found off the shoulder on the embankment, police said. At about 2:18 p.m., a black Nissan Altima was discovered off the shoulder on the eastbound […] [Read More]
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New Milford crash sends man to hospital

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UPDATE, Wednesday, 10:04 a.m. Details from New Milford Police log reveal that Quispe, of Dean Road, New Milford, the driver of a Black 2013 Acura ILX, was transported to Danbury Hospital with a serious leg injury following an early morning two car crash Tuesday on Still River Drive. The driver of the second vehicle in […] [Read More]
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