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Danbury crash causes heavy traffic

DANBURY — A busy city roadway became a traffic nightmare Thursday because of a crash. The crash happened on Newtown Road, just before its intersection with Industrial Plaza Road around 5 p.m. The collision appeared to involved two sport utility vehicles.


Here Are Five Places To Get A Perfect Bagel In Fairfield County

They are "fresh, crispy and chewy" one reviewer said describing delicious bagels. There are so many great bagel shops across Fairfield County. Many of them also have expansive menus with rave reviews.


CT home health aide loses job after accusation she took $22,000 from client

SHELTON — A home health aide accused of taking thousands of dollars from an elderly dementia patient has been fired from the agency that employed her. Shelton resident Jennifer Poitevien, 30, was fired by LIFETIME Care at Home in Guilford.


New Fairfield murder-suicide appears statistically rare

NEW FAIRFIELD — With the focus on a woman and a sharp weapon — the murder-suicide of a local couple is statistically unlike most domestic homicide cases in the state and country.


Sales levels fall again in Fairfield County housing market

Fairfield County’s single-family housing market got off to a rocky start in the first quarter of this year, according to data released by Douglas Elliman Real Estate, with the average sales price recording a year-over-year decline for the seventh consecutive quarter and the number of sales decreasin


Man Admits To Attempting To Abduct Woman At Gunpoint In Westchester

A 23-year-old man has admitted to pulling a gun out and demanding a woman get into her car as he attempted to abduct her on the side of a busy roadway in Northern Westchester. Cortlandt resident Kyle Gregg has admitted to the attempted kidnapping of a woman in Mount Kisco in January. Westchester Cou


Two Men, Woman Arrested Following Altercation At Northern Westchester Tavern

Three people were arrested following an altercation at a Northern Westchester tavern that left one man injured. The incident began about 11:10 p.m., Wednesday, April 17, when a dispute broke out among several people who knew each other inside O’Connor’s Public House at 222 East Main St. in Mount Kis


Saco suspect arrested in Connecticut for paving scam

STAMFORD, Conn. — A Saco man has been accused of operating an unlawful paving business in Connecticut. Henry Cooper, 40, of Saco allegedly did some driveway repair work for an older Stamford, Connecticut resident, and on April 14, charged the man $3,600, according to Stamford Police Sgt. Steven Perr


Mueller Report: Read full, redacted report here

WASHINGTON — After years of investigating, the Department of Justice released a 400-page redacted copy of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report Thursday. The report covers subjects ranging from questions about Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election to whether President Donald Tr


Silver Alert issued for missing Bridgeport teen

BRIDGEPORT — A silver alert has been issued for a missing teen. Stephanie Casiano, 16, was last seen leaving Harding High School at approximately 8:30 am on April 12. Police said she was in the company of what appeared to be a male teenager. “They were tracked by Fusion Center video to Seaview Ave.


NYPD cop and suspect shot after wild exchange of gunfire in Hudson Heights

A police officer has been shot in Manhattan, according to law enforcement sources. The cop was responding to a call of a man wildly shooting into the air at 181st Street and Wadsworth Avenue in Hudson Heights when he took a bullet to the arm Thursday, the sources said.


2 men wanted for Vermont murder arrested in Connecticut, 4 to be charged in total

ENFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) - Two men wanted for murder in Vermont were arrested in Enfield on Wednesday. According to officials, four people in total will be facing charges for the crime.


Collision Snarls Traffic in Danbury

DANBURY, CT — A collision on Newtown road has snarled Danbury on the eve of what is a long weekend for many, the News-Times is reporting. A crash involving two sport utility vehicles near Newtown Road, just before its intersection with Industrial Plaza Road around 5 p.m. has impacted motorists for m


10 Connecticut high school students arrested in out-of-control food fight

Ten Connecticut high school students were arrested after participating in a food fight so wild it left a teacher injured and a school resource officer hospitalized, officials said.


What President Trump’s Connecticut foes and allies are saying about the Mueller Report, which will be released this morning

The No. 2 Democrat on House Intelligence Committee predicts an “ugly day” for President Donald Trump with the imminent release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s highly-anticipated report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.


High School Girls Lacrosse: Kingston falls to Section 1's Brewster

KINGSTON, N.Y. — Meagan Beal found the net seven times to help Section 1's Brewster to a 15-8 victory over Kingston High in a non-league girls lacrosse match Thursday. Marina Souza tossed in three goals and had four assists, Danielle Regan added two goals and four assists, Gillian Cunningham had a g


Enfield Player Scores Big Win In Connecticut Lottery Game

ENFIELD, CT — A big Connecticut Lottery prize was claimed by an Enfield player this week. A $30,000 winner in the 30X Cash 5Th Edition game was claimed on Tuesday by Benjamin Krusinski of Enfield, CT Lottery officials said.


Kilogram of Marijuana Seized In Trumbull: PD

TRUMBULL, CT — Officers arrested a Trumbull man who was in possession of around a kilogram of marijuana, according to police. Police pulled over Johnny Calo, 25, April 17 due to an expired registration. An officer smelled marijuana and found that Calo had 19 grams on his person, said Lt. Brian Weir,


What We Know About the Man Who Allegedly Tried to Bring Gas Cans, Lighter Fluid Into St. Patrick’s Cathedral

A man was taken into custody Wednesday evening after he allegedly tried to walk into St. Patrick's Cathedral, in the heart of New York City, with two gasoline cans, two bottles of lighter fluid and two lighters.


Paterson girl allegedly kidnapped, raped by unauthorized immigrant

An unauthorized Mexican immigrant was arrested in a traffic stop in Ohio on Tuesday transporting a 15-year-old Paterson girl he had allegedly abducted and sexually assaulted, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.