Monthly Archive for September, 2014

: September, 2014

Danbury house fire displaces family near Candlewood Lake

DANBURY – A family of four escaped a house fire without injuries near Candlewood Lake Tuesday night. City firefighters rushed to the home at 1 Crestwood Drive to find the home, the garage and a car

Danbury family warns: Don’t fall for IRS phone scam

A Danbury family has reported receiving numerous phone calls from a man claiming to be from the IRS, who says that their daughter owes money to the IRS. This ploy has surfaced as a scam before, but

Fog warning for the Danbury area

The National Weather Service has issued a fog weather advisory Tuesday morning for the Danbury area. According to the weather service, there will be patches of fog with only a quarter mile or less of

I-84 delays ahead for Newtown

For the next three days drivers might hit some delays while driving through Newtown. The Department of Transportation will be closing lanes as they inspect bridges in the area. Starting Tuesday, there

Engine fire stops Metro-North Danbury train

CANNONDALE — A Metro-North Danbury line train from Grand Central Station was stopped in Cannondale at about 6:40 p.m. Monday when engineers spotted an engine fire. About 150 passengers were evacuated

Danbury teen missing: Case resolved

UPDATE: Sept. 29, 8:07 p.m. Silver Alert canceled on Henry Hernandez. Case resolved, per CT State Police   DANBURY — A Silver Alert has been issued for an endangered runaway. Henry Hernandez,

Video: Demolition at Fairfield Hills

The demolition of Danbury Hall, one of the remaining structures from Fairfield Hills hospital, began Monday in Newtown.

Maryland woman charged with drunken driving

NEW MILFORD — A Maryland woman is facing drunk driving charges after being stopped for erratic driving in New Milford. Hediberto Lopez, of Silver Spring, MD was stopped Sunday about 1:30 p.m. at 360

Southbury woman dies in car crash

Southbury resident, Linda Zoppa, 67, who in 2011 appeared on an ABC special segment, called “Primetime: Celebrity Weight Loss, has died from injuries she sustained in a car accident. Last Wednesday

New York man faces felony charge in Danbury

A New York man has turned himself in on a risk of injury to a minor charge, that stems from a 2013 incident. Marcelo Melgar-Mejia, 26, was a religious leader at a Koinonia John the Baptist church