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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

Paul Hines (credit: wcsu.edu)

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

Eduardo Montanez, Paula Montanez (Courtesy Danbury Police)

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

John Heath (Newtown Police photo)

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

Christian Williams (Courtesy Danbury Police)

Danbury Man Held For Manslaughter In Child’s Death

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) _ A Danbury man has been charged with manslaughter in the death of a 19-month-old boy he was baby-sitting. The News-Times reports (http://bit.ly/15HLhzM ) that Christian P. Williams was charged with first-degree […]

10/02/2013

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Man Charged In Danbury Accident

Charges have been filed against a Danbury man who was involved in an accident that left a pedestrian injured Wednesday evening. Just after 7:30 p.m., police say Howard Ward was driving a Dodge Durango at […]

09/19/2013

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Danbury Home Invasion

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) _ An 85-year-old Danbury woman suffered a broken hip and cuts and bruises when police say she was pulled from her bed and assaulted in a home invasion. The News-Times reports (http://bit.ly/17PoDzA […]

09/09/2013

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