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Danbury wants to redraw tattoo law

DANBURY - Take a chance on an unlicensed tattoo operation, and you may risk more than ending up on a “What were they thinking?” internet gallery. Infections, allergic reactions and blood-borne diseases such as Hepatitis B and HIV can result from unsafe body piercing practices.


Police find woman stabbed to death, 4-year-old girl, ax inside Brooklyn apartment

BUSHWICK, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A man has been arrested after a mother who was five months pregnant was found dead in a Brooklyn apartment early Saturday morning along with her friend and a four-year-old.


Accident on Newtown Road in Danbury

DANBURY — Emergency personnel responded to an accident on Newtown Road Friday afternoon. The crash occurred near Dunkin’ Donuts at 82 Newtown Road. Police were already on scene by the time dispatch got the call at 2:34 p.m.


Danbury ascendant: Booming on nearly all fronts, but will state measures curb its appeal?

Stamford may be “the place,” according to its marketing materials — but, somewhat quietly, Danbury is in the midst of a renaissance that’s making it a place of note as well.


Final Easter service today in century-old Brewster Church

BREWSTER - A century-old tradition for Episcopalians in Putnam County comes to an end when St. Andrew’s Church on Prospect Street in Brewster village conducts its final Easter service today.


Protests erupt after Connecticut officers open fire on unarmed couple in car

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Protestors took to the streets in Connecticut Friday to voice their outrage over the shooting of an unarmed couple inside their car earlier this week. The Tuesday morning shooting left 22-year-old Stephanie Washington hospitalized after two officers opened fire on the car she was


Danbury Resident Hits the Lottery

DANBURY, CT — A Danbury man bought a winning lottery ticket, in Danbury. On April 16, Juan Villa of Danbury purchased a winning lottery ticket from Michael's 1 Stop Variety in Danbury. Villa played 10x Cash 13th Edition which paid out $10,000.


Connecticut Post: Financial adviser from Darien charged with manslaughter in Caribbean

A Connecticut financial adviser has been charged with manslaughter while on vacation in the Caribbean, according to the Connecticut Post. Police say Gavin Hapgood of Darien was involved in the death of a resident of Anguilla.


King and Charlie to join family at Tilly Foster

BREWSTER - King and Charlie, two magnificent Percheron horses owned by John Blumberg, will soon be grazing in the pasture at the Tilly Foster Farm. The Putnam County Legislature’s Physical Services Committee conducted a lengthy discussion regarding the horse’s acquisition Thursday evening with the f


Slashing, Hit-And-Run Driver Leave 5 Hurt In Farmingdale, Including Police Officer

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – A wild night outside of a hookah lounge on Long Island led to a police officer getting struck by a hit-and-run driver while responding to reports of a slashing.


Baby Boomers In This Fairfield County Town Carry A Lot Of Debt

GREENWICH, CT — Debt. It's a four-letter word that might not elicit the same type of negative reaction that other four-letter words do, but it can still bring a sense of dread when uttered.


Should elephants have the same rights as humans? A Conn. court will hear the case

HARTFORD — A Connecticut appeals court is set to hear arguments in the case of an animal rights group that is trying to free three elephants from a petting zoo by winning them the rights of ‘‘personhood.’’


Police: Danbury Woman Injured When Sideswiped By Drag Racer

A young woman from Danbury suffered injuries after police say she was sideswiped by a Queens man who was allegedly drag racing with another vehicle on I-684. According to the Patch, New York State Police were dispatched to mile marker 22 northbound on I-684 near Rt. 116 in Purdys, where Troopers fou


Connecticut River continues to overflow its banks

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) - The Connecticut River continues to overflow its banks. Saturday's heavy rain certainly contributed to that. News 8 visited Great River Park in West Hartford to observe the flooding.


Bridgeport News: Armed Robbery

2019-04-21 @ 12:36am– Report of an armed robbery on Roberts Street by two males.


Fairfield crash ends with vehicle down embankment

FAIRFIELD — There were no injuries in crash that left one vehicle off the road, down an embankment in town Saturday morning. Fire officials said the incident happened in the morning on Black Rock Turnpike. Fairfield fire-rescue units responded to a report of vehicle off the road with the driver stil


JUST IN: Teacher of Waterbury high school accused of suspicious behavior involving student

WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) - A school administrator from Kennedy High School alerted Waterbury Police of suspected suspicious behavior between a teacher and a 16-year-old student.


Danbury Pitches Popular Scooter-Sharing System to Residents

Mayor Mark Boughton and the City of Danbury have reached out to residents through Instagram with a very fun video, asking if we would like to bring an increasingly popular form of transportation to the Hat City.


Paranormal investigator Lorraine Warren dies at 92

MONROE, Conn. (AP) - Worldwide paranormal investigator and author Lorraine Warren, whose decades of ghost-hunting cases with her late husband inspired such frightening films as "The Conjuring" series and "The Amityville Horror," died. She was 92.


Man Sentenced For Trafficking Fentanyl On I-95

A man busted trafficking a kilogram of fentanyl by Connecticut State Police on I-95 will spend more than two years behind bars. Alcides Alba-Gomez, of Providence, was sentenced in Bridgeport district court to 30 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release after pleading guilty to