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Doctor Fined For Mistaken Hysterectomy On Pregnant Woman

A Connecticut gynecologist was fined for mistakenly performing a hysterectomy on a patient he didn’t know was pregnant.



Derelict Waterbury Factory Goes Up In Flames

Investigators are trying to determine the cause of a fire that swept through an abandoned factory in Waterbury and burned for more than 12 hours.


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DOT Seeks Feedback On Highway Project

 WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) _ The Department of Transportation hopes to hear from the public about the ongoing I-84 widening reconstruction project in Waterbury. The agency has scheduled a “public listening session” on Aug. 1 at […]


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Waterbury Police Track Theft Using GPS

Waterbury police say they used a GPS system found in a stolen van to track the theft of $60,000 worth of tires and rims to property owned by a local tire store.


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Police: Man Arrested After Highway Chase Tries To Flee

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut state police say a man tried to escape from a patrol car a day after he was arrested in a highway chase. Police tell WVIT-TV 32-year-old Kenneth Lyden of Wolcott […]


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Few Clues About Waterbury Woman Beach Blast In Rhode Island

A loud boom that knocked a Rhode Island beachgoer out of her chair is still a mystery days later, and with no evidence of an explosive device and few clues in the sand, investigators and scientists are wondering whether this was a bizarre case of nature acting up.


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Waterbury Mayor O’Leary Changes His Mind, Will Seek 3rd Term

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Waterbury Mayor Neil O’Leary says he’s changed his mind and will seek a third term. The Republican-American reports (http://bit.ly/1LIaSeh ) that O’Leary said on his radio program he initially intended to […]



Waterbury Priest Suspended On Child Sex Abuse Allegations

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Waterbury priest who once ran the St. Francis Home for Children in New Haven has been suspended on accusations he sexually abused a minor at the school. The New Haven […]


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Six Firefighters Injured In Waterbury Blaze

Waterbury officials say six city firefighters were injured battling a house blaze, including three who were knocked to the ground and suffered minor burns during an explosion.


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Flag To Fly At Half-staff In Honor Of Late Waterbury Officer

Connecticut’s governor has directed that the state flag be lowered to half-staff on the Capitol building in Hartford in honor of Waterbury’s late acting deputy police chief, Christopher Corbett.