Tractor trailer hits overpass at WCSU

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Update: 9:57 a.m. The pedestrian overpass has been deemed safe, said Paul Steinmetz of WCSU. The cement on the overpass was already crumbling from when it was hit a few years ago. However, the truck that hit the overpass did not stop, he said. Both Danbury and WCSU police are searching for the driver. Update: 8:44 a.m. […] [Read More]
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Route 58 in Bethel remains closed

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Route 58 in Bethel will remain closed through Wednesday, Sept. 24 to complete a bridge replacement. The closure  is between Starr Lane and Hoyts Hill Road. Drivers are asked to use the detour from Putnam Park Road onto Glassy Plain Road. Detour signs will be up to help drivers. Crews have removed the existing stone masonry culvert […] [Read More]
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Danbury High School evacuated

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Update: 1:57 p.m. After investigating the cause of the fire alarm, the Danbury Fire Department deemed it safe for students and teachers to renter the building. No source of the alarm was found. Update: 1:08 p.m. Firefighters are smelling natural gas odors in building C of the school, which holds the chemistry lab.   Original: Danbury High […] [Read More]
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Danbury man gets DUI after crashing his car

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Late Sunday night a Danbury man was driving under the influence and crashed into another car, police said. Brookfield police found George Chauvn, 28, at fault for a two car accident. He was arrested for following to closely, failure to carry registration and car insurance and drinking and driving. He was released on a $500 […] [Read More]
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Brookfield gas station robbed

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The Irving Gas Station in Brookfield was robbed at gun point early Friday morning. At 177 Federal Road, a man entered the gas station at 1 a.m., wearing a black mask. The suspect threatened workers with a handgun and took a unknown amount of money from the register. The suspect was seen getting in to […] [Read More]
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Traffic building on exit 14 on I-84 Westbound. Photo from the Department of Transportation.

Car accident in Newtown

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A two car accident on I-84 Westbound has closed down the left lane. The accident occurred between exit 14 to 11, delays are building due to closed lane. Drivers are advised to use caution.     [Read More]
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Danbury man arrested after punching hole in wall

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A Danbury man was arrested Friday for punching a hole in a restaurant’s wall. Jony Vega, 33, was charged with breach of peace and criminal mischief early Friday morning. The manager of Ortega’s Restaurant went to police when Vega was in the restaurant demanding people to buy him beer. After he was turned down, Vega became […] [Read More]
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Copper theft arrest of Waterbury man

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NEWTOWN — A 21-year-old Waterbury man is facing 15 burglary charges stemming from incidents between November 2013 and January 2014. Besmir Redzepi, of Waterbury, is being held on $75,000 court set bond on charges of 15 counts of third-degree burglary, 15 counts conspiracy to commit burglary, and 15 counts criminal mischief. All but one of […] [Read More]
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