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Danbury man charged with sexual assault of minor
12 Dec 2018 at 8:13am
Edmund Paris, 39, was arrested by Danbury police on Friday and is charged with nine counts of sexual assault, sexual contact with a minor and risk of injury to a minor. Edmund Paris, 39, was arrested by Danbury police on Friday and is charged with nine counts of sexual assault, sexual contact with a minor and risk of injury to a minor.
Bethel woman slain in Bridgeport remembered as caring, passionate
12 Dec 2018 at 6:07am
Friends and colleagues described the 25-year-old Bethel woman who was shot to death in Bridgeport as a giving and "beautiful soul." Emily Todd, a 2011 Bethel High School graduate, worked on the memory care unit at Saint John Paul II Center, a senior living facility in Danbury.
Police looking for man who used counterfeit $100s
12 Dec 2018 at 1:45am
Danbury police are looking for a man who has been passing counterfeit $100 bills at the Danbury Fair Mall and Walgreens. Danbury police are looking for a man who has been passing counterfeit $100 bills at the Danbury Fair Mall and Walgreens.
Ex-correction officer pleads guilty in sex abuse of Danbury inmate
11 Dec 2018 at 9:02pm
A former correctional officer faces 15 years behind bars after he plead guilty to sexually abusing an inmate at the Federal Correctional Institution in Danbury. According to court documents, on two occasions in July and August 2018, Sanchez engaged in sexual activity with a female inmate at the prison.
Bethel woman identified as Conn. homicide victim
11 Dec 2018 at 5:33am
Joe Henriques, owner of H&H Shellfish, stands on one of his docks as he describes how he and his workers found the body of a woman on the small beach, seen here to the left, early Sunday morning in Bridgeport, Conn., Dec. 10, 2018. On Monday Bridgeport identified the victim as 25-year-old Emily Todd, of Bethel, and confirmed that she died from a bullet wound to the head.
Danbury man wins $1.5M on lottery scratch-off ticket
10 Dec 2018 at 4:40pm
Bruce Smith, of Danbury, recently cashed in a Win Up to $7,500 A Month for Life lottery ticket purchased at The Tropical Deli on Lake Avenue. Bruce Smith, of Danbury, recently cashed in a Win Up to $7,500 A Month for Life lottery ticket purchased at The Tropical Deli on Lake Avenue.
Police: Danbury man charged after injuring officer
9 Dec 2018 at 2:34pm
The man, Luis Andre Rondon-Muro, 30, became violent and punched the officers, leaving the group wrestling on the ground, police said. One of the officers sprained his wrist and had scrapes on his body, police said.
Eversource repairs broken pole after crash in Danbury
9 Dec 2018 at 3:39am
After a car collided with a pole late Friday night, Eversource crews had to be called to the scene for repairs. The pole was just off the Exit 8 exit ramp of Interstate 84 east.
Hamar Laser Celebrates 50th Anniversary
8 Dec 2018 at 1:06pm
Martin Hamar, a Cornell Engineering College graduate and multiple patent owner, founded Hamar Laser in 1967, motivated by a desire to create laser alignment systems of a higher caliber and accuracy. 1960s while in the employ of Perkin-Elmer, Mr. Hamar applied his knowledge to design practical alignment systems for real-world applications.
Homeless: A life and death in Danbury
8 Dec 2018 at 8:46am
David Mullen, 56, died on Dec. 1 in Danbury. Although he was homeless at the time of his death, his family and local officials believe his story illustrates the new reality of homelessness in the community.
Troopers take to the sky to monitor aggressive driving in Danbury
8 Dec 2018 at 8:46am
Connecticut State Police troopers took to the skies on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, to check on aggressive driving complaints on Interstate 84 in Danbury, Conn. Connecticut State Police troopers took to the skies on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, to check on aggressive driving complaints on Interstate 84 in Danbury, Conn.
Two Busted Following Complaints Of Drug Dealing In Danbury
8 Dec 2018 at 12:26am
Two men were arrested on drug charges following the execution of warrants after an investigation into drug sales in Danbury. Ariel "MVP" Perez-Hinojosa, 23, of Danbury was arrested Thursday for a variety of drug-related following the search of his Danbury residence, his phone, and his car, Danbury Police Det.
Boughton: Matrix redevelopers to pay - student impact fee'
8 Dec 2018 at 12:26am
Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton delivers his State of the City address at the Danbury Chamber of Commerce annual luncheon. Friday, December 7, 2018, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Danbury, Conn.
Below-average temps aren't going away soon
7 Dec 2018 at 4:06pm
The National Weather Service say temps will moderate a a bit for Monday and Tuesday, but will still remain below normal. The average maximum temperature for Dec. 7 in the Danbury area is 42 degrees with normal minium temperature of 25. On Friday, the daytime high and evening low will be more than 10 degrees colder.
Connecticut standard electric rates to jump $12 to $16
7 Dec 2018 at 5:28am
Registration will allow you to post comments on newstimes.com and create a newstimes.com Subscriber Portal account for you to manage subscriptions and email preferences. The costs Connecticut customers pay for the generation of the electricity they use will rise 19 percent or 24 percent on average in the first half of next year for households and businesses enrolled by default with one of the two major utilities operating in the state.