Waterbury Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Waterbury, CT.

Results 1 - 20 of 96 for "u:wtnh.com" in Waterbury, CT

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

    12 hrs ago | 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.

    Comment?

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

    Yesterday | 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.

    Comment?

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

    Sunday Jul 26 | 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.

    Comment?

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

    Thursday Jul 23 | 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.

    Comment?

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

    Wednesday Jul 22 | 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.

    Comment?

  6. Naugatuck cop carRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | 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.

    Comment?

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

    Tuesday Jul 21 | 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.

    Comment?

  8. police-lightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | WTNH

    A Wolcott man in police custody briefly escaped Saturday morning after being arrested Friday for allegedly leading a police pursuit and nearly running a trooper over. State police say 32-year-old Kenneth Lyden was taken to St. Mary's Hospital for evaluation and escaped while a trooper tried to secure him for transport back to Troop L. They say Lyden gained control of the transport vehicle, but was caught in Waterbury a short time later.

    Comment?

  9. Tim McGraw rocks Hartford despite controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | WTNH

    The country superstar and his Shotgun Ride Tour made their way to Hartford Friday night, but beyond the good music and good times, McGraw's Hartford stop was more meaningful. He pledged to donated 100-percent of the net proceed's to the anti-gun violence group Sandy Hook Promise.

    Comment?

  10. Scientists search soil for clues after mystery beach blastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | WTNH

    A team of scientists is hoping to dig up clues about what led to a mysterious blast on a Rhode Island beach that sent a woman flying into a jetty. The Department of Environmental Management said Thursday that a team led by researchers at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography is collecting soil samples from Salty Brine beach in Narragansett.

    Comment?

  11. RI beach explosion victim from WaterburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 12 | WTNH

    There are more details about that explosion that cleared out a Rhode Island beach and sent one woman to the hospital. That woman lives right here in Connecticut.

    Comment?

  12. Puerto Ricoa s poor economy could lead to Connecticut influxRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | WTNH

    More people of Puerto Rican heritage live in the United States than on the island itself. Many are predicting that those numbers could swell even more as Puerto Rico struggles financially.

    Comment?

  13. Surveillance photo of Waterbury bank robbery suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | WTNH

    Waterbury police are asking for help to track down a robber who hit a bank Friday morning. Around 11:30 am, a man walked into the Ion bank at 3670 East Main Street in Waterbury.

    Comment?

  14. Rash of Car Break-ins In WolcottRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | WTNH

    Police need your help identifying a man after police say he broke into cars and stole credit cards. He stole things out of cars at the ball park on Nichols Road and then walked down the street and did they same at the cars parked at the Wolf Hills Trail.

    Comment?

  15. 1 teen dead, 1 injured in Waterbury crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | WTNH

    A 15-year-old girl has died, and a 13-year-old boy critically injured in a high-speed crash involving two stolen cars early Wednesday morning. Just after 2:00 a.m., officers responded to the area of 541 Wolcott Street on reports of a motor vehicle crash.

    Comment?

  16. Broken bridge snarls Metro-North between Connecticut, NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WTNH

    Mechanical problems have left a Connecticut span of a 111-year-old bridge stuck in the open position, delaying Metro-North trains to and from New York City. The Devon Movable Bridge between Stratford and Milford carries trains on the New Haven line, Waterbury branch, Amtrak and Shore Line East over the Housatonic River.

    Comment?

  17. Newly renovated Mattatuck Museum open for summer visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | WTNH

    Summer is officially here, and if you are looking for something to do with the family, you might want to stop by Waterbury to check out the newly renovated Mattatuck Museum. It's been around for 138 years, and it showcases the history of the Naugatuck Valley from the 1700's to present day.

    Comment?

  18. Waterbury museum unveils new renovationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | WTNH

    The Mattatuck Museum in Waterbury has recently renovated its galleries, and is now ready to take on some big national exhibits. For 138 years, the Mattatuck Museum has been responsible for bringing the history of the Naugatuck Valley and artwork of America and Connecticut to its visitors.

    Comment?

  19. Police Donate BikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | WTNH

    The Middletown police department is partnering with several organizations to provide bikes for a bike rodeo. The Vice President of the Connecticut National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives asked the department to partner with them, Waterbury police and the Kiwanis Club of Waterbury to provide the bikes.

    Comment?

  20. Flag to fly at half-staff in honor of late Waterbury officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | WTNH

    Connecticut's governor has directed that the state flag be lowered to half-staff on the Capitol building in Hartford in honor of Waterbury's late acting deputy police chief, Christopher Corbett. The 40-year-old Corbett was found dead in his parents' home in Waterbury last week and the Chief Medical Examiner's Office ruled the death a suicide.

    Comment?

Waterbury Job Listings
View or post Waterbury job listings on Topix.
Waterbury Real Estate
News, listings, and foreclosures in Waterbury from Topix.
Waterbury Mortgages
Find mortgage rates in Waterbury on Topix.