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Steam Pipe Explosion Leaves Bus-Sized Crater on NYC Street

"If it might have gotten on your clothing, get your clothing off," Mayor de Blasio said of asbestos


3 Connecticut state parks closed due to the presence of indicator bacteria

The swimming areas atGay City State Park,Mashamoquet Brook State Park, andWadsworth Falls State Parkare all closed on Thursday due to the presence of indicatorbacteria.


Police raid ‘drug factory’ at Norwalk motel

Norwalk police recovered 106 bags of fentanyl-laced heroin, as well as 12 pre-packaged bags and 2.5 grams of loose crack cocaine in a drug bust at a Norwalk motel on Wednesday, July 18, 2018.


Searchers find nothing after baby reportedly thrown into Danbury river

Firefighters search the banks of the Still River off Crosby Street, for a baby that may have been thrown in, Monday, July 18, 2018.


East Fishkill Man Arrested For 3rd DWI: Police

EAST FISHKILL, NY — State police arrested a man for drunken driving who had been previously charged and convicted of DWI, not one, but two times. Eric W. Johnson, 52, of East Fishkill, was charged with driving while intoxicated with two prior convictions and first-degree aggravated licensed operatio


Brookfield Residents Get Chance to Name Party Before Primaries

BROOKFIELD, CT -- Residents are being offered the opportunity to register and affirm their political party affiliation in advance of the Democratic and Republican primaries scheduled for August 14.The Registrar of Voters will hold a registration session from 6 to 8 p.m. on July 31 in its office at T


PD: Statewide Warrant Sweep Nabs 4 in Wilton

WILTON, CT -- On Thursday, July 18, Wilton police, along over 90 other municipal, state, and federal law enforcement agencies in Connecticut, participated in a statewide warrant sweep operation throughout the state.


Brookfield Man Nabbed in New York DWI Crackdown

On Sunday, July 15, State Police out of Somers, NY arrested Shawn M. Kraemer, age 40, of Brookfield, for DWI. He was traveling on Interstate 684 in the town of Lewisboro, NY, when he was stopped for a vehicle and traffic law violation. Investigation revealed that he was impaired by alcohol, and was


Steam pipe explosion closes streets in Flatiron District

FLATIRON DISTRICT, Manhattan (WABC) --A steam pipe explosion is closing streets in the Flatiron District Thursday morning.The pipe exploded at Fifth Avenue and East 21st Street just after 6:40 a.m.There have been no immediate reports of injuries.Fifth Avenue was closed at East 23rd Street.And 22nd,


Warrant Sweep Results In 285 Arrests In Fairfield County, Statewide

Law enforcement conducted a statewide warrant sweep operation resulting in the arrest of numerous people wanted on outstanding State of Connecticut arrest warrants.On Wednesday, after several months of planning, over 90 municipal, state, and federal law enforcement agencies in Connecticut executed a


DNA Leads To Charges In Cold Case Of '03 Mahwah Armed Robbery

MAHWAH, NJ — For 15 years, the case was cold. The victim, the owner of a popular Ramsey pizzeria, was tied up in his home. Three armed men stole between $100,000 and $200,000 from a safe.


Resorts World Catskills Announces 1st 'Image a Million' Winner

BREWSTER, NY — Resorts World Catskills announced the winner of its first of four VIP packages as part of the "Imagine a Million" promotion. Brewster resident Janice Barry won a package worth up to $40,000.


Norwalk man gets 25 years for strangling girlfriend

Bertony Thompson, 48, was sentenced to 25 years in jail for strangling his girlfriend Jacalyn Silverman to death in their Norwalk apartment in Sept. 2014. Thompson at his arraignment at the Norwalk courthouse... more


Two Danbury Men Nabbed in New York DWI Crackdown

On Friday, July 13, State Police out of Somers, NY, arrested Wilson Supliguicha, 42, of Danbury, for DWI and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the 3rd degree, both misdemeanors. He was traveling on Interstate 684 in the town of Bedford, NY, when he was stopped for a vehicle and traffic law violatio


Bethel In Town Apartment for Rent - Bethel, CT Patch

Charming 1st floor apartment in Victorian home in downtown Bethel. Walk to all; train station, restaurants, and amenities. 6 rooms- 2-3 bedrooms, living room, kitchen, dining room, Central Air, Washer/Dryer. Pets allowed. Asking $1800 plus utilities. Call 203-496-2408.


West Nile-Carrying Mosquitoes Found In Darien: Health Department

DARIEN, CT — Add Darien to thegrowing list of Connecticut communitieswhere mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile virus, according to Darien Director of Health David Knauf.


Accident Tying Up Traffic Wednesday On I-84

EAST FISHKILL, NY — An accident Wednesday has closed two lanes of I-84. The state Department of Transportation said the accident in which there were injuries occurred around 9:30 a.m. on eastbound I-84, east of Exit 16 - Taconic Parkway.


West Nile virus-infected mosquitoes found nearby | Wilton Bulletin

Mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus have been found in five Connecticut towns — Bridgeport, Easton, New Canaan, Stratford and Waterbury — according to the State Mosquito Management Program. The disease was identified by the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES) which tested mosquit


Danbury Police Aids Mother and Child, as Storm Hits (VIDEO)

DANBURY, CT -- The rain came down sudden and heavy in Danbury on Tuesday, catching many residents by surprise, before drenching them.


Search for Baby Reportedly Thrown into Danbury River Comes Up Dry

DANBURY, CT — Police and firefighters searched the Still River on Wednesday following a report thatsomeone had thrown a bundled blanket into the rivernear the White Street bridge on Tuesday, just before the heavy rains arrived. The News Times is reporting that police got the call on Wednesday mornin