A windy and rainy image of the accident and traffic build up on I-84 EB in Newtown. Photo from Department of Transportation.

Tractor trailer accident on I-84 Newtown

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A tractor trailer versus car accident is being reported by the Department of Transportation. The accident is on I-84 Eastbound between exits 9 and 10. The right lane is closed and traffic is building. Drivers use caution or try to avoid the area. No word if there is injuries, but police and the fire department […] [Read More]
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Heavy rain to hit Danbury

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Danbury will be hit with rain all through Thursday as a large storm system makes its way through the state. Drivers should use caution Thursday morning as most of the rain will come before this afternoon, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). Rain amounts for Danbury are between a quarter and half of an […] [Read More]
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State police investigate tractor-trailer rollover on I-84 Danbury

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UPDATE, Thursday, 7:10 a.m.:  The accident was cleared overnight, according to the Connecticut Department of Transportation. UPDATE, 9:30 p.m.:  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 […] [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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