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  1. Metro-North railroad car.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTNH

    Commuter rail advocates say transportation officials are improving service along the fast-growing Waterbury branch line on Metro-North Railroad, but commuters are being asked to review state plans for more upgrades. Jim Gildea , vice chairman of the Connecticut Commuter Rail Council, says the express train to Stamford has been restored and weekend service increased in the past year.

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  2. Police seize 20 ATVa s, arrest 9 peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WTNH

    New Haven Police, in conjunction with departments in East Haven, North Haven, and the Connecticut State Police have arrested 9 people who were involved in the illegal riding of ATV's down public streets. Johnnie Tolson of Waterbury, Conn.

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  3. Connecticut to receive about $10 million for lead abatementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | WTNH

    The cities and New Haven and Waterbury and the Connecticut Department of Housing are receiving federal funds to help combat poisoning from lead-based paint in housing. New Haven and Waterbury were awarded nearly $6.5 million combined.

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  4. Drug store worker arrested for shopliftingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | WTNH

    Naugatuck police say a woman who worked at a local C-V-S store stole medication from the store's pharmacy. 29 year old Lyndsay Wasilus of Waterbury now faces charges of shoplifting and possession of a controlled substance.

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  5. East Windsor, latest town hit by car break-insRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | WTNH

    Another Connecticut town has been hit with a string of car break-ins. This time, residents of East Windsor are the latest victims.

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  6. Underground explosion blows a manhole cover off in WaterburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | WTNH

    A small underground explosion blew a manhole cover at the intersection of West Farm and North Main Streets in Waterbury. Police say it went up 20 feet in the air.

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  7. Connecticut ComicCon takes over Mohegan Sun this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | WTNH

    It's going to be a super weekend for fans of super heroes, comic books, and cosplay enthusiasts. The event brings the comic book world full circle, as Connecticut was the home of the first American printed comic book published by Eastern Color Press of Waterbury in 1934.

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  8. 4 arrested for allegedly kidnapping, assaulting Watertown manRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | WTNH

    Four people are accused of invading a Watertown man's home, kidnapping him, and assaulting him after an incident at a Waterbury bar. Police say the victim and a female friend were accused of stealing a purse at the Thirsty Goat while out on the night of Saturday, August 2 into the morning of Sunday, August 3. They say the female's car keys were stolen when she returned to the bar to watch surveillance video.

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  9. 3 arrested attempting to enter unlocked cars in WolcottRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | WTNH

    Around 4:30 a.m., officers responded to the area of Forest View Drive and Sky Hill Drive after a resident noticed a suspicious white sedan parked on the street. The homeowner saw three people, all wearing dark-hooded sweatshirts, walking through the neighborhood attempting to open car doors.

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  10. Adrian OliveroRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | WTNH

    Hamden police say they've caught the man who robbed and assaulted a woman back in January. On August 6th, Hamden police arrested Adrian Oliverio in Waterbury.

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  11. Malloy and DOT set sights on Meriden highway bottleneckRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | WTNH

    Another major transportation project is now officially on the drawing boards at the D.O.T. as part of Governor Malloy's $ 100 billion plan. A million dollars has now been approved to begin the design phase of the chronic Connecticut highway bottleneck in Meriden.

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  12. Neighbors demand traffic light at deadly Waterbury intersectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | WTNH

    A deadly intersection in Waterbury has business owners and neighbors demanding action. They're hoping a traffic signal at Wolcott Street and Dallas Avenue will be put up, or at least considered.

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  13. Waterbury woman killed in Middlefield crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | WTNH

    State police say 23-year-old Asia Dickerson hit a tree in front of 159 Baileyville Road around 11:45 p.m. They say LifeStar flew the Chapman Avenue woman to Hartford Hospital, where she died from her injuries. According to officials, the force of the impact with the tree caused parts of her Chrysler 200 to hit the home at 157 Baileyville Road.

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  14. Waterbury bus driver caught using phone while driving gets suspendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | WTNH

    A Waterbury bus driver caught on camera texting and driving has now been suspended. A passenger recorded the video of the driver of bus 384 on her phone on Monday morning.

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  15. Is this Waterbury bus driver texting while driving?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | WTNH

    A Waterbury man says a CT Transit bus driver was paying way too much attention to her cell phone and not the road. He showed News 8 what he caught on camera through his glasses that record video.

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  16. Public meeting planned for Waterbury I-84 projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | WTNH

    The Department of Transportation hopes to hear from the public about the ongoing I-84 widening reconstruction project in Waterbury. The agency has scheduled a "public listening session" on Aug. 1 at the Brooklyn Baking Co.

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  17. Scientists pursue specific cause of mystery beach blastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | WTNH

    Rhode Island's top environmental official says scientists trying to figure out the cause of a mysterious beach blast that sent a woman flying into a jetty are now pursuing a specific cause. Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit says they have "narrowed it down," but she isn't disclosing their theory until testing finishes.

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  18. Former Federal Correctional Institute employee sentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | WTNH

    A United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut today announced that Kisha Perkins, 43-year-old of Waterbury was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge Michael P. Shea in Hartford to 12 months and one day of imprisonment, followed by one year of supervised release, for participating in a bribe scheme at the Federal Correctional Institution in Danbury where she was employed as a case manager. According to court documents and statements made in court, in June 2013, Perkins approached another FCI Danbury employee about an opportunity to participate in a scheme to solicit a cash bribe from an inmate at FCI Danbury in exchange for the inmate's early release to a halfway house.

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  19. Naugatuck cop carRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | WTNH

    Naugatuck police have identified a man, who was found Sunday afternoon, in a small brook in the area of Rubber Avenue. According to police, 25 year old Christopher Ferry was in the water and unresponsive when they got to the scene.

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  20. Police track theft using GPS from stolen vanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | WTNH

    Waterbury police say they used a GPS system found in a stolen van to track the theft of $60,000 worth of tires and rims to property owned by a local tire store. The Republican-American reports police recovered the van on July 10 and with it evidence it had been used to steal tires from several local dealerships.

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