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Danbury police search for armed burglar

DANBURY — A burglar made off with several firearms and rounds of ammunition after breaking into a South Street home this week, police said Thursday. When officers were called to the home about 12:30

Three more charged in ‘Operation Juice Box’

A federal grand jury indicted three more men Thursday for their alleged connection with an illegal drug trafficking ring that officials say was led by a former Newtown police sergeant. The latest

Danbury man charged after suspicious weapon incident

DANBURY — A city man was arrested Wednesday after police said he was seen carrying a weapon and acting suspiciously on Beaver Brook Road. Officers were called to the apartment for a report about a

Victim in fatal Bethel fire named

  BETHEL — Officials have identified the victim in Thursday’s fatal house fire as 56-year-old Edward Bruce. The man died of smoke inhalation and thermal burns after the fire burned his

Search for ‘suspicious’ man puts Ridgefield schools on lockdown

RIDGEFIELD — Three schools were temporarily placed on “soft” lockdown Thursday morning while police investigated a report of a “suspicious male” possibly carrying a firearm near the center of town,

Man accused of yelling obscenities at Danbury shop

DANBURY — A city man is facing charges after police said he yelled obscenities at employees at Levine Auto & Truck Parts and refused to leave the store. Michael Morgan, 47, of New Street, was

Bethel’s Democratic selectmen seeking re-election

BETHEL — First Selectman Matt Knickerbocker and Selectman Richard Straiton announced Wednesday afternoon that they are seeking re-election. The two Democratic officials were first elected in 2009 and

Newtown man facing weapon charges after Walmart incident

DANBURY – Police said a man was caught with a large knife last week after he fled a Walmart store with a stolen computer. John Lipusz, 36, was seen at about 9 a.m. Friday “actively stealing a

Cops: Man sexually assaulted Danbury woman he met on dating site

DANBURY — A city woman reported being sexually assaulted last week by a man she met through the online dating website Plenty of Fish, police said. When officers arrived at the victim’s Danbury home

Danbury police seek street robbery suspects

UPDATE: WEDNESDAY 3:30 P.M.  Police are searching for two men accused of robbing a Danbury resident who was walking his dog on Chestnut Street Wednesday morning. When officers met the victim just