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Author: Denis O'Malley

Father, son identified in Ridgefield 15-month-old’s death

RIDGEFIELD — The father of a boy who died Monday after being left unattended in a car all day normally dropped the toddler off at day care before grabbing coffee and heading to work. But on Monday

Ridgefield officer cleared in fatal shooting investigation

The Ridgefield police officer who fatally shot a millionaire philanthropist in his Ridgebury Road home last May was justified, a report released Wednesday by the state Division of Criminal Justice

Ridgefield Police: 15-month-old boy dead after being left in car

4 p.m. UPDATE: Ridgefield Police Capt. Jeff Kreitz released no information and refused to answer questions on the death of a 15-month-old boy left unattended in a car for hours Monday. Instead,

New Fairfield July 4th parade cancelled

The New Fairfield Lions Club’s annual Fourth of July parade has been cancelled due to the threat of rain. The Lions Club made the announcement on its website Friday citing the threat of inclement

Fireworks: Which are legal, which aren’t?

If you’re wondering if those fireworks you picked up out of state are illegal in Connecticut, you can assume they probably are. Your legal options are limited to sparklers and fountains. The following

Fire reported at Danbury nursing home

City firefighters are on-scene clearing an Osborne Street nursing home of smoke after an air unit on the four-story structure’s roof caught fire. Firefighters responded to the Danbury Health Care

Two cited in five-car crash on Interstate 84

UPDATE State police cited two drivers for causing a five-car crash that sent three to the hospital with minor injuries Friday. State police said Thomas Depetrillo, of Kingstown, R.I., and Denzel

Carmel, N.Y., bank robbed; suspect at large

Police in Carmel, N.Y., are investigating the Monday evening robbery of a Putnam County National Bank branch on Route 6. The Putnam County Sheriff’s office said a roughly 30-year-old white man

Police: Danbury men had BB-gun near child-care center

Danbury police on Monday arrested two city men who were seen carrying a rifle-style BB-gun near a child-care center. Officers went to the area of Action Early Learning Center on Balmforth Avenue just

Two Danbury residents charged in money order fraud scheme

Federal authorities have arrested two Danbury residents accused of stealing money from the U.S. Postal Service through money order fraud. Authorities said Anthony Sterlin Cantave, 34, and Venus