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Stratford Man Wins Historic $5M Lottery Prize

The man told Lottery officials that he's "going fishing" after reeling in the first $5 million prize of its kind ever sold in Connecticut. STRATFORD, CT - Robert Nickle of Stratford couldn't help but smile Thursday afternoon as he claimed his Mega Millions $5 million prize, which was the first of it

PATCH - 2018-03-17 04:18:40

Danbury St. Patrick's Day Parade

Danbury Hibernians 19th Annual Greater Danbury St. Patrick's Day Parade. Step off is at 3 p.m. in front of St. Peter Church on Main St. in Danbury. The parade route continues down Main St., goes left on West St. on to Lake Ave. and ends at the Danbury Irish Club, 6 Lake Ave., where there will be Iri

PATCH - 2018-03-17 04:39:49

Danbury firefighters extinguish gas-fed blaze as new homeowner looks on

Published 9:01 am, Saturday, March 17, 2018 DANBURY - A new homeowner watched in horror as fire crews worked to extinguish the fire engulfing his home's garage, fire officials said. The homeowner, who was unidentified by fire officials, was at his new residence on Indian Spring Road along with the

NEWSTIMES - 2018-03-17 13:00:10

Man, 83, Arrested In Cocaine Bust: Danbury PD

DANBURY, CT - An 83-year-old Danbury resident was arrested after police found about for ounces of cocaine during a search, according to police. Juan Castano of Lawncrest Road was arrested March 15 after several months of investigation, said Lt. Mark Williams, police spokesman. The cocaine, packagin

PATCH - 2018-03-16 15:19:12

Police: Danbury man smashed car window with shovel while girlfriend, juvenile was inside

Published 10:53 am, Saturday, March 17, 2018 DANBURY - A Danbury man was arrested late Friday night after police say he smashed his girlfriend's car window while she was inside and then stole her purse. A 33-year-old woman said she was pulling in the driveway of a home on South Well Avenue when he

NEWSTIMES - 2018-03-17 14:52:27

PD: Man arrested after seen selling drugs in Norwalk

Francis Bruno (Norwalk Police) NORWALK, Conn. (WTNH)- A Norwalk man was arrested after he was allegedly seen selling drugs during a police investigation on Thursday. Police say officers were conducting a surveillance operation in Norwalk when they observed 38-year-old Francis Bruno conducting a na

WTNH.COM - 2018-03-16 12:30:58

Prime Pub opens Danbury location

Simi Polozani has proven over the years to be a successful restaurant builder and contractor; now he is showing his mettle as a restaurant owner. Polozani, who opened Prime Pub in Bethel in late 2016, recently opened his second Prime Pub, this one on Nabby Road in Danbury adjacent to Stew Leonard's

NORWALK HOUR - 2018-03-16 19:48:25

Give Bethel residents a hearing on fracking

I am a concerned Bethel resident and join many of my neighbors in supporting the fracking waste ban ordinance submitted back in December to the Bethel Board of Selectmen with signatures of support from residents who associate as Democrat and Republican. A public hearing should be scheduled NOW to di

NEWSTIMES - 2018-03-16 19:08:19

Bomb threat evacuates Bridgeport health center

BRIDGEPORT - A bomb threat has led to the evacuation of an East Main Street health care clinic late Thursday morning. Police have requested a bomb squad come to the scene at 982 East Main St., the location of the Bridgeport Community Health Center. An officer at the scene said someone had called in


Danbury police look for man who fired gun during altercation

DANBURY - City cops are looking for a man who they said fired a gun during an altercation at a residence in the city early last month. Police are looking to arrest 27-year-old Andrew V. Fermin. When arrested, police said, he'll be charged with stealing a firearm, reckless endangerment, unlawful disc


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do

USA TODAY - 2018-03-15 18:41:22

$5 million lottery ticket sold in Stratford

STRATFORD - Will the owner of a $5 million lottery ticket sold in Stratford please come forward. The lucky Mega Millions ticket was sold at Dolly's Deli located on 6 Boston Ave. Dolly's is located on the corner of Boston Avenue and College Street, near Holy Name of Jesus Church. The winning numbers


Suspect sought after striking Danbury police cruisers

Published 6:50 am, Thursday, March 15, 2018 DANBURY - Area police departments are on the lookout for a driver who struck two Danbury police cruisers Wednesday afternoon. The incident began around 3 p.m. when Danbury police saw what they suspected was a drug deal on Steven Street. When officers tri


Reports: Danbury mayor suffers medical episode in Avon

DANBURY - Reports are saying that Danbury's longtime Mayor Mark Boughton collapsed during an event a meet-and-greet event in Avon. BREAKING: GOPers stunned as medical personnel administer CPR to longtime Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton after he fell ill at a meet-and-greet for gubernatorial candidates i

STAMFORD ADVOCATE - 2018-03-16 01:31:06

Former Stratford Teacher's Aide Heads To Prison In Sex Case

STRATFORD, CT - Tuesday's nor'easter postponed the scheduled sentencing for former Stratford teacher's aide Kyle Damato-Kushel, 48, on charges that she sexually assaulted a 15-year-old boy but she headed off to prison on Wednesday morning anyway, according to the Connecticut Post. Daniel Tepfer of t