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Small Disturbance At Conn. Mall On Black Friday

Police in Danbury say there were no injuries and no arrests made after what is being called a “routine disturbance” at a shopping mall on Black Friday.

11/29/2013

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Pitney Bowes Receives $25 Million In State Aid

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Pitney Bowes is receiving $25 million in state economic development aid in exchange for plant investments and 200 jobs added to its Connecticut workforce of 1,600. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced […]

11/21/2013

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Former Senior Assistant States Attorney Seeks Reinstatement As Lawyer

A Connecticut prosecutor fired last year for secretly photographing and video recording women at the Danbury courthouse is asking a state judge to reinstate his privileges to practice law, saying in a court document that his “disability” has been “removed.”

11/19/2013

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Bureau Of Prisons To Build New Women’s Prison At Danbury; Will Continue With Plan To Move Men To Existing Prison

Senators from Connecticut, New York and Vermont say the Federal Bureau of Prisons has changed its plan for the Danbury Federal Prison and will build a new prison for women near the existing prison.

11/04/2013

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WCSU Professor Accused Of Sexual Contact With Boy

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) _ A professor at Western Connecticut State University has been arrested in New York state on accusations he had sexual contact with a boy he met online. Paul Hines of Danbury was […]

10/30/2013

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Couple Charged With Using Electric Dog Collar On Child

A Danbury couple faces charges they used an electric dog collar on a child.

10/29/2013

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I-84 Westbound at Connecticut-New York State Line Reopens

Interstate 84 in New York west of Danbury has reopened after a tractor-trailer fire shut westbound lanes at exit 1.

10/17/2013

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Shutdown Delays Prison Conversion

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The partial government shutdown has delayed plans to begin moving inmates out of the federal women’s prison in Danbury as part of an effort to turn the facility into a minimum-security […]

10/07/2013

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Inmate Testifies That Suspect Confessed In Jail

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) _ A prison inmate has told a state Superior Court jury that a Connecticut man charged with killing his wife nearly 30 years ago confessed when the two men were incarcerated together. […]

10/04/2013

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Police Dog Helps Subdue Man With Ax

It took a police canine in Danbury to help subdue an ax-wielding man on Wednesday. Police say 24-year-old Anthony Ramirez failed to comply with officers when they arrived at the Hillside Street home a little […]

10/03/2013

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