Ridgfield man fatally struck by two cars

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A Ridgefield man was fatally struck by two cars while walking on an interstate in Nashville, TN Sunday morning. Lt. James Garvey, 24, was hit at 3:45 a.m. when a Chevrolet Cavalier driven by Alexander Morris, 25, of Antioch, TN was driving east when he struck Garvey, police said. It is unclear if he was crossing […] [Read More]
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New Milford middle schooler arrested

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A New Milford middle school student has been arrested in connected with the latest in a recent string of school threats in the area. A Schaghticoke Middle School teacher found a notebook Friday that had been left in a classroom, said JeanAnn Paddyfote, superintendent of New Milford schools. The teacher flipped through the notebook to […] [Read More]
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Emergency crews are on scene of the accident on I-84 Eastbound. Department of Transportation.

Car accident on I-84 in Danbury

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Update 8:45 a.m. The left lane of I-84 Eastbound is reopened, crews have left the scene. Original 7:50 a.m. State Police and the Danbury Fire Department are responding to a one car accident on I-84 Eastbound right before the Exit 8 off ramp. The accident is off to the shoulder and is not to serious, […] [Read More]
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Robbery at gun point

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The Valero gas station on Danbury Road (route 7) in New Milford was held up at gun point Monday about 9:05 pm. The K-9 unit was called out by the party was not caught, police said. [Read More]
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Danbury to get 6 inches of snow

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Danbury is expected to receive six inches of snow on one of the busiest travel days of the year. A winter storm watch is in effect for Danbury and surrounding towns from Wednesday morning through Thursday morning, according to the National Weather Service. The morning will begin with rain and snow, becoming all snow after […] [Read More]
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Newtown student disciplined for sending sexually-explicit letters to classmates

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NEWTOWN – A Newtown student was disciplined Monday after being accused of mailing sexually explicit letters to a handful of high-schoolers, officials said. Details about the student and the discipline were not released by the Newtown Public School District, except to say that the Newtown Police Department was involved with the investigation. “We are pleased […] [Read More]
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Louis Russo, 96, has been in a nursing home against his will for 17 months. Volunteers took up his cause and worked to get his New Fairfield, Conn. house ready for his return Veterans Day, Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014. By Carol Kaliff

96-year-old Lou Russo is in his own home for Thanksgiving

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NEW FAIRFIELD – A 96-year-old World War II veteran who spent 17 months against his will in a nursing home because of a protracted probate court case was discharged Monday and is back in the house he built in 1965, thanks to the passionate effort of some exceptional friends. “I just got here and they […] [Read More]

Two Danbury men hit by car

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Late Saturday night, Danbury police responded to a serious car accident involving two pedestrians at the intersection of Balmforth Avenue  and Osborne Street. Rosalee Blacker, 22, of South Salem, NY was driving westbound on Osborne Street when she struck Aldair Salazar, 19, Christian Jones, 21, both of Danbury with her car, police said. Salazar and […] [Read More]
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