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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.


Man arrested after flipping uninvolved car while drag racing on I-684

NORTH SALEM – A Rockaway Beach man was arrested for reckless endangerment and reckless driving, both misdemeanors, following an incident on Interstate 684 just north of exit 7, Route 116, in the Town of North Salem.


Town Board Fields Otherworldy Request

Could North Salem’s most famous rock structure really be alien architecture?. Los Angeles-based Prometheus Studios spent a day last week filming the Balanced Rock for its show “Ancient Aliens,” which explores theories that extraterrestrials have visited Earth.


St. Patrick's Cathedral arrest: Man had 2 gas cans, prior arrest and 1-way ticket to Rome

MIDTOWN, Manhattan (WABC) -- A man arrested after attempting to enter St. Patrick's Cathedral in Manhattan with two gasoline cans and lighter fluid Wednesday night was also arrested at a church in New Jersey Monday and had booked a one-way ticket to Rome, according to police.


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


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


Katonah Man Faces DWI, Cannabis, License Charges in Southeast

New York State police in Troop K said they removed 20 impaired drivers from public roads over the April 13 weekend. Among them was a 28-year-old Katonah resident who police said resisted arrest.


12-Year-Old Westchester County Boy Dies Days After Accidentally Shooting Self in Head With Illegal Gun: Police

A 12-year-old Westchester County boy who apparently shot himself in the head by accident has passed away several days after the incident, police said. The boy, identified by police as Nyran Plummer, was home alone with a younger neighbor on Saturday when he somehow got ahold of a loaded handgun and


Bethel Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

BETHEL, CT — Time for your weekend weather forecast, as reported by Darksky. Overcast throughout the day. Rain in the afternoon and evening and windy starting in the evening.


NYPD Officer Shot In Washington Heights; 1 Suspect Dead

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – An NYPD officer was shot Thursday afternoon in Washington Heights. It happened at 187th Street and Wadsworth Avenue at around 4:30 p.m. Police were responding to a 911 call of a man firing shots in the air.


Adjacent business hurt by Stop & Shop strike

WESTPORT — A business adjacent to the Westport Stop & Shop says the eight-day workers strike has harmed their store. “We’ve definitely seen an impact on our sales and the amount of people walking in the door in general,” said Lori Brower, general manager of Kindred Spirits & Wine, which sits in the


Ridgefield Police Close Governor Park Fire Investigation, Town Receives Compensation

The Ridgefield Police Department has closed its investigation into this incident due to the fact that compensation has been made for the damages. Town Officials no longer wish to press criminal charges.


GROSS! Worms Found in Cups At McDonald’s in New York State

You never know just how sanitary a restaurant may be when you choose to dine out. Unsanitary, or just plain disgusting, might be a better words to describe what was found on two separate instances at a McDonald's in Western New York.


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.


Report: NY state agencies overtime pay highest in a decade

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state agencies paid nearly $787 million in overtime for more than 18 million extra hours worked by state employees in 2018, according to a new report released Thursday by state comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.


Drunk Driver Crashes Mercedes On Front Lawn Of Putnam Home, Police Say

State police nabbed an area man for alleged drunk driving after he crashed his vehicle in the front yard of a Putnam home. The incident took place around 8:30 a.m., Sunday, April 14 on Tammany Hall Road in Patterson after he reportedly lost control of his vehicle and crashed his 2012 Mercedes, said


4 DWI Arrests In Southeast: Cops

SOUTHEAST, NY — New York State police in Troop K said they removed 20 impaired drivers from public roads over the April 13 weekend. Arrests in Brewster and Southeast included residents of Carmel, Ridgefield, Katonah and New Haven.


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.


Six Alleged Drug Dealers Nabbed In Early Morning Raids At Several Westchester Locations

A spike in fatal overdoses in the region led to a yearlong investigation that led to charges against a half-dozen alleged drug dealers as authorities work to curtail drug trafficking in the area.


Danbury firefighters help mom, son out of Tarrywile park

DANBURY — City firefighters helped a mom and her son get back to their car when they were unable to make it back on their own after sunset Wednesday. At 8:25 p.m., Danbury firefighters were dispatched to Tarrywile Park & Mansion, 70 Southern Blvd., after a woman called the dispatch center to report