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

    22 hrs ago | 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.

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

    Wednesday | 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.

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

    Monday Jun 22 | 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.

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

    Monday Jun 22 | 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.

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  5. Police Donate BikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | 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.

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

    Tuesday Jun 16 | 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.

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  7. Teen victims of hit & run attend prom togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | WTNH

    It's been nearly five months since two teens were hit by car at an intersection near the Brass Mill Center in Waterbury, almost killing one. They celebrated a special milestone together this past weekend.

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  8. Historic Transportation AgreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | WTNH

    Governor Dannel Malloy announced that the budget agreement reached with the House and Senate will fund the historic transportation agenda proposed earlier this year. The budget specifically includes a $2.8 billion increase for infrastructure over the next five years.

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  9. Waterbury man sentenced for tax fraud scheme, stealing more than $7.5 million from U.S. TreasuryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | WTNH

    A Waterbury man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for his involvement in a massive stolen identity tax refund scheme that took more than $7.5 million from the U.S. Treasury. According to court documents and statements made in court, investigations revealed the suspects obtained fraudulent U.S. Treasury tax refund checks using stolen identities.

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  10. Waterbury man sentenced for tax fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | WTNH

    According to a press release, 45 year old Bernard Brantley was sentenced to two years in jail and three years of supervised release in federal court, as wll as pay nearly $400,000 in restitution. Court documents and statements made in court indicate Brantley and two others conspired to file false federal tax returns in others names between November 2012 and May 2013, without the individuals knowing.

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  11. Watertown Police make another arrest for bar stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | WTNH

    A fifth person has been arrested for a stabbing that occurred at the Red Door Bar in March. Police say all the suspects in the incident have now been arrested.

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  12. Healthcare workers plead for higher wagesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | WTNH

    Nursing home workers that postponed their strike at 27 nursing homes last month were at the State Capitol Tuesday. They postponed their strike for higher wages at the request of the Governor until the state budget battle is completed.

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  13. Draw of mills, influence in architecture, for Italians in WaterburyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | WTNH

    Italian in Connecticut week continues in Waterbury. The mills drew them to Waterbury and they left their mark with the architecture.

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  14. Waterbury Man Arrested on Drug ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | WTNH

    A Waterbury man was arrested on drug charges, after a motor vehicle stop, and foot chase with police. 27-year-old Matthew Jones was pulled over on Buckingham Street in Watertown, for allegedly speeding.

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  15. Connecticut Supreme Court to hear death-row inmatea s appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | WTNH

    A man sentenced to death for the killing a Waterbury police office has an appeal hearing before the state Supreme Court. Richard Reynolds was convicted of shooting Officer Walter Williams in the head in December, 1992 after he and another man were stopped by Williams on a Waterbury street while en route to a drug deal.

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  16. Turner pleads guilty to murder of Watertown mother and sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | WTNH

    A 38-year-old man has pleaded guilty to murdering a mother and son inside their Watertown home in July, 2012. The Republican-American of Waterbury reports Claude Turner entered his pleas Monday under the Alford Doctrine, acknowledging there was enough evidence to convict him.

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  17. Report-It Recap: April 24, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | WTNH

    Even though we haven't reached the dog days of summera we still had some great spring weather, and saw some cute puppy pictures sent into report it. We asked you to show Anchor Dog Nell your dog photos, and you did just that.

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  18. UConn teams with Waterbury school to offer fine arts programRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | WTNH

    The University of Connecticut is teaming up with at Waterbury magnet school to begin offering a fine arts program at its Waterbury campus. Waterbury Mayor Neil O'Leary tells the Republican-American newspaper that UConn plans to use specialized art spaces at the Waterbury Arts Magnet School for the program, which will launch in 2016.

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  19. Waterbury police respond to racial profiling reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | WTNH

    A report on Connecticut police practices released earlier this week shows racial disparities in traffic stops, and the biggest city listed in the report is Waterbury. The state's fifth-largest city is made up of a diverse community of people, including many minorities, but the report from the "Racial Profiling Prohibition Project" says that the city's police department shows "significant disparities" when making daytime traffic stops, specifically that blacks and Hispanics are more likely than whites to be pulled over during the daytime.

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  20. Report finds racial disparities in Connecticut traffic stopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | WTNH

    Connecticut's first analysis of police traffic stops across the state has found racial and ethnic disparities that may suggest bias on the part of officers, but stops short of declaring that racial profiling is going on. The report singles out five agencies for having "statistically significant" racial or ethnic disparities in their data and says further investigation is warranted.

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