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Man Charged In Gunplay Death

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) – Police say gun play between two friends has left one of the men dead. Dow Kling was fatally shot in the chest in a Waterbury apartment on Sunday. Shawn French has […]


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Waterbury Ex-Detective Avoids Prison Time

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A retired Waterbury detective has avoided prison time in connection to his guilty plea to lying to a federal agent. The Republican-American reports (http://bit.ly/19RD36E ) that John Maia was ordered Tuesday […]


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Murder Suspect Captured In Waterbury

Police in Waterbury now say they have a suspect in custody in connection with a fatal stabbing on a city street Monday evening. Thirty-nine-year-old Philip Grundy was located this afternoon on Draher Street, they said. […]


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Waterbury Police Hunt Murder Suspect

Police in Waterbury are on the lookout for a murder suspect. They say around six o’clock last evening, they were called to a report of a fight on James Street. The investigation determined that 39-year-old […]


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Waterbury Police Seize Heroin, Cocaine

Waterbury police have brought the hammer down on a city drug operation.



Student Absences Jump In Waterbury As Rules Blamed

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) _ Student absences in Waterbury jumped by 11 percent last year as local school officials blame new state rules allowing parents and guardians to sign off on the first nine days of […]



Explosives Found Outside Waterbury Police Headquarters

Vehicle and pedestrian traffic was detoured and a nearby house was evacuated Friday night after a knapsack containing what appeared to be two pipe bombs  was found  outside the Waterbury Police Department. The discovery was […]



Man Shot in Waterbury

Waterbury Police are investigating a Wednesday evening shooting  at the intersection of Walnut Street and Irion  Street.A 43 year old man suffered multiple  gunshot wounds about 6:30.The suspect fled on foot. The  victim was taken […]


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200 Years After Death, A Connecticut Slave Is Laid To Rest

More than 200 years after his death, a man who lived as a slave in Connecticut is being given a proper burial. Mr. Fortune died in 1798. His remains were preserved and studied, then donated […]


Shackles for slave children are seen on display in a museum. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Funeral Planned For Conn. Slave Who Died In 1798

Abused in life and death, an enslaved man known as Mr. Fortune will be honored with an elaborate funeral more than 200 years after he died in Connecticut.