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Storm May Have Sparked Condo Fire

 DANBURY, Conn. (AP) _ Danbury officials say it appears a lightning strike caused a fire at a condominium complex. Fire officials say no one was injured in the fire on Thursday afternoon, when strong thunderstorms […]


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Pet Store Owner Arrested

 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The owner of a Danbury pet shop has been arrested on charges of animal cruelty on allegations he failed to properly care for two dogs and a kitten, requiring two animals […]


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Teen Killed, Another Injured When Car Hits Them In Danbury

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — A 17-year-old girl died and another teenager was injured when they were struck by a car while crossing a street in Danbury. Police say Rebecca Draper Townsend of Brookfield died after […]


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Connecticut Police Seize Fireworks Worth Nearly $250K

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut state police say illegal fireworks worth nearly $250,000 have been seized from a home and a storage barn in Danbury. Four trailer loads of the fireworks were hauled away following […]


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Top Fourth Of July Events In Connecticut

When the calendar marks July 1, get ready for an abundance of events headed your way with entertainment, food, family fun and of course – fireworks. It’s no secret that the 4th of July is a day of celebration that can sometimes turn into a week or a full month’s worth of fun and excitement, and Connecticut has plenty going on. Here are some of the Top Fourth of July events in Connecticut.


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Nanny Charged With Beating, Burning Child Faces More Charges

DANBURY, Conn. (AP)  Court documents show a Connecticut nanny accused of beating and burning a 3-year-old girl on a stove faces 15 new felony charges after hidden nanny cam footage revealed more abuse against the […]


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Hospital Workers Reject Union

About 800 nursing assistants and other workers at two Connecticut hospitals voted Friday not to establish a union.


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Danbury Raises Capital Spending

Danbury officials intend to take advantage of historically low interest rates to significantly increase capital spending to repair bridges, replace school roofs, pave roads and buy public safety equipment.


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Danbury Man Dies In Maine Snowmobiling Accident

CARATUNK, Maine (AP) – A Connecticut man has died in a weekend snowmobiling accident in Maine. The Maine Warden Service identified the victim of Saturday’s accident in Caratunk as 46-year-old Lars Otto of Danbury, Connecticut. […]


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Danbury Police Officer Fired On Excessive Force Accusation

A Danbury police officer accused of injuring a handcuffed suspect during an arrest over the summer has been fired.