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Nanci Hutson

Bridgeport woman arrested in relation to Danbury shooting death

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A 22-year-old Bridgeport woman was arrested on a warrant charging her with hindering prosecution in relation to the shooting death of a Bridgeport man in May outside a White Street club, police said.  The U.S. Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force and Danbury police detectives served the warrant on Tysheema Franklin after she was located in […] [Read More]
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New Milford police respond to two-car collision outside Taco Bell

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New Milford police, fire and ambulance are responding to a two-car collision in front of Taco Bell restaurant on Route 7, likely jamming up rush hour traffic. Scanner reports suggest that there is one female and child with injuries.   [Read More]
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Danbury man charged with selling heroin

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                                                                                                           The Danbury Police Special Investigations Division executed search and seizure warrants on Wednesday afternoon for a High Ridge Road man on seven separate charges related to sale and use of heroin. Jamel Wiggins, 34, was charged with possession of narcotics with intent to sell, possession of narcotics, possession of narcotics within 1,500 feet of a […] [Read More]
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Search finds woman dead in Huntington State Park

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Update: 5 p.m. State Department of Energy and Environmental Protection officials will not release name of the woman found dead in Huntington Park until Friday pending notification of next of kin. The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and state police were called to assist Bethel and Redding police just after noon Thursday for the search of […] [Read More]
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Brookfield Ethics Board holds hearing on first selectman expenses

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The consensus of the Brookfield Board of Ethics after an hour-and-half hearing related to Republican First Selectman Bill Tinsley’s mileage and expense reimbursement was that the reporting procedures and policies related to such expenses needs to be much more clearly defined, and a draft document will be prepared and discussed at the board’s Nov. 25 noon […] [Read More]
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Two-car crash in New Milford requires Gaylordsville detour

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Police and firefighters in New Milford are responding to a two-car collision on Kent Road near Kennedy Court in Gaylordsville. Traffic has been detoured around Kent Road (Route 7) over Squash Hollow Road. More information to come.   [Read More]
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Threat to St. Rose school in Newtown deemed not credible, lock-ins lifted

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Update:2:30: Threat called into St. Rose of Lima parish school deemed to be no threat. Lock-in for the two other public schools, Hawley Elementary and Newtown Middle School have been lifted. All students and staff at all three institutions are safe and secure.   At 1:44 p.m., Newtown Schools Superintendent Joseph Erardi announced a lock-in […] [Read More]
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Dr. Jeremy Richman, his wife, Jennifer Hensel, and Nelba Marquez-Greene, all of them parents of children murdred at the Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14, 2012, share their insights and requests for future protocols to Gov. Dannel Malloy's appointed Sandy Hook Advisory Commission. The commission consists of law enforcement, mental health and education professionals attempting to develop responses and care for victims of tragedy

Sandy Hook families’ insights likely to inform future tragedy protocols

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    Three Sandy Hook Elementary School parents of children murdered in the school 23 months ago gave riveting testimony, complete with videos of their dancing, smiling six-year-old daughter’s faces, before the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission established by Gov. Dannel Malloy soon after the tragedy occurred. The panel of 16 law enforcement, mental health and […] [Read More]
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Two pedestrians injured after being hit crossing Route 7 in New Milford

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Police are investigating a collision between a gray Jeep Cherokee and two female pedestrians just outside Arby’s Restaurant on Route 7. All the police dispatch would confirm was an motor vehicle collision with two pedestrians and that the two women were taken to Danbury Hospital. Reports are that at least one is seriously injured. The highway is […] [Read More]
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Newtown High School is in a lock-in mode based on written threat

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Update: 4:05 p.m. -A Facebook threat targeting Newtown High School prompted a lock-in at 1:10 p.m., one day after the regular monthly safety drill, a procedure that keeps students and staff doing their normal classroom activities but prohibits anyone from leaving the building or visitors from entering the premises. Schools Superintendent Joseph Erardi said this precautionary […] [Read More]
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