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Fifteen inches of snow possible for Danbury area

Strong Winds of 20 to 30 MPH with gusts to 45 mph tonight into Wednesday night for NYC Metro, LI, Coastal CT and Westchester Scattered Power Outages. Scattered downed trees and power lines. Follow the weather on National Weather Service HERE. Strong Winds of 20 to 30 MPH with gusts to 45 mph tonig

HAMLETHUB.COM - 2018-03-20 16:09:00

Police fatally shoot armed man who broke into ex-wife's home

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) - A police officer fatally shot an armed man who authorities say broke into his ex-wife's Kentucky home. Georgetown Police Chief Mike Bosse tells news outlets the intruder was armed with two handguns early Tuesday and raised his arm during a confrontation with responding officer

CONNECTICUT POST - 2018-03-20 15:16:39

Guns Seized During I-84 Danbury Stop: PD

DANBURY, CT - Two men were arrested and three firearms were seized after a traffic stop on I-84 in Danbury March 18, according to police. A State Police trooper pulled over a vehicle that was going 81 mph in a 55 mph zone. The trooper smelled marijuana and the vehicle was searched with the help of a

PATCH - 2018-03-19 14:06:45

What's closing early Wednesday? Here's a list of Ridgefield businesses, offices, and schools

Here's an unofficial list of Ridgefield area stores and offices closing early Wednesday, March 21. The Press will keep updating this as the day goes on.Ridgefield Public Schools are closing early.Due to the weather and early dismissal, all after school activities are cancelled for today. This inclu

THERIDGEFIELDPRESS.COM - 2018-03-21 08:09:51

Fairfield Police: Woman left baby alone to go buy drugs

FAIRFIELD - A 40-year-old Parkwood Road resident is facing multiple charges after police said she grabbed her mother's purse and left her 15-month-old child home alone Sunday afternoon while she went out to buy drugs. Colleen Sheehy was charged with third-degree robbery, second-degree larceny, risk


NWS estimates 12-15 inches of snow in Conn.

The fourth nor'easter this month is taking aim at storm-weary Connecticut with more than a foot of snow and gusty winds expected. And it's all set to happen on the first full day of spring. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for the area, with an expected snowfall of 12 to 15

CONNECTICUT POST - 2018-03-20 22:22:44

Former Danbury Mayor Candidate Fined For Ethics Violation

DANBURY, CT - Former Danbury mayoral candidate Arlindo Almeida was fined $750 for a state ethics violation. Almeida worked as an investigator in the Chief Public Defender's Office and was employed by a private company at the same time. He used his state computer and other state equipment to conduct

PATCH - 2018-03-20 14:28:45

Bethel Makes Decision On School For Wednesday

Bethel Public Schools are on Early Dismissal Schedule B for Wednesday, March 21, officials announced. Dismissal times are as follows: BHS 10:50, BMS/JS 11:20, Berry/Rockwell 12:15, COF AM 10:55, COF PM Canceled. A nor'easter is expected to bring up to a foot of snow to the area today. The snow shoul

PATCH - 2018-03-21 10:15:35

Troopers Seize Firearms during Motor Vehicle Stop on I-84 in Danbury

Danbury, CT (March 19, 2018): On March 18, 2018 at approximately 12:07 p.m., troopers from Troop A-Southbury were conducting speed enforcement on I-84 westbound in the area of exit 2 in Danbury when they observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed. Troopers clocked the vehicle's speed at 81

HAMLETHUB.COM - 2018-03-19 16:56:00

Cynthia Nixon officially announces she will challenge Gov. Cuomo in Democratic primary

ALBANY - Actress Cynthia Nixon on Monday made it official - she is challenging Gov. Cuomo in this year's Democratic primary. "I love New York, and today I'm announcing my candidacy for governor," Nixon said on Twitter. The message was accompanied by a more-than-two-minute video. "Something has t

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-19 18:18:20

Bridgeport convenience store shooting triggers response from senators Blumenthal and Murphy

BRIDGEPORT - Earlier this month a shooting took place inside a Bridgeport convenience store. Four people suffered non-life threatening injuries. It's the latest example of gun violence in the Park City-an issue community members now have in their sights. "My grandson is I kindergarten I`m terrified


State Troopers pursue vehicle after attempted arrest

TOLLAND, Conn. (WTNH) - At approximately 3:20 p.m. on Saturday, State Troopers observed a grey Infiniti traveling at a high rate of speed with no front plate and dark tinted windows while conducting traffic enforcement on I-84 Eastbound in the town of Tolland. Troopers conducted a registration check


Man Smashes Girlfriend's Car Window: Danbury PD

DANBURY, CT - A city man was arrested after smashed his girlfriend's car window and threatened her, according to police. The woman pulled into the driveway of a South Well Avenue home with a 12-year-old juvenile in the car when her boyfriend Abraham Ramirez, 26, came out and started yelling, accordi

PATCH - 2018-03-19 15:01:47

Speeding vehicle on I-84 leads to weapons arrests

A vehicle that was traveling at more than 80 mph on I-84 west Sunday led to the arrest of two Springfield, Mass. men on weapons charges. The incident began at 12:07 p.m. Sunday when troopers from Troop A-Southbury were conducting speed enforcement on I-84, near Exit 2 in Danbury. Troopers clocked a

NEWSTIMES - 2018-03-19 14:26:21

Danbury man accused of threatening, assaulting Norwalk police

Published 1:41 pm, Monday, March 19, 2018 NORWALK - A Danbury man police said was intoxicated has been charged with assaulting and threatening police officers Saturday night. Around 10:30 p.m., an officer on West Avenue observed Juan Ramirez at his apparently disabled car. Ramirez, who police said

NORWALK HOUR - 2018-03-19 17:41:00

New superintendent of New Haven schools to start job

In November, a brawl nearly broke out at a school board meeting after Birks was voted in as superintendent. Many parents protested, saying the school board violated its own rules and ignored input from parents by hiring her. In November, a brawl nearly broke out at a school board meeting after Birks


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


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


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


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