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

    Thursday | 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.


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

    Thursday | 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.


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

    Wednesday May 27 | 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.


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

    Tuesday May 12 | 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.


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

    Wednesday May 6 | WTNH

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


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

    Monday May 4 | 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.


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

    Wednesday Apr 29 | 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.


  8. 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.


  9. 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.


  10. 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.


  11. 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.


  12. 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.


  13. 16BE4717EE9A4BAABD213AD84E27C608Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | WTNH

    Since the start of spring, we have seen snow, we have seen ice, and we have seen people sick and tired of this weather. Linda said "please make it stop!" after snow last Saturday, and we read this message loud and clear when it says "dear mother naturenot funny!".


  14. DOT finds 2 dead dogs off I-84 in WaterburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | WTNH

    A passerby noticed the bags and contacted the Department of Transportation. The department sent a crew to the area and found the bull mastiffs inside.


  15. CTfastrak Launches this weekend a " 9 days freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | WTNH

    CTfastrak officially will get rolling this weekend with riders. For the first 9 days the service will be free.


  16. Work to begin in $300 million widening of I-84 in WaterburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | WTNH

    The Republican-American reports that rebuilding the 2.7-mile stretch of highway that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has called one of the most infamous bottlenecks in Connecticut will begin Monday. Construction and utility work and other work will cost $298 million, with a little less than half paid by the state and the rest by the federal government.


  17. Dannel MalloyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | WTNH

    There's more and more talk at the State Capitol about tax hikes. It's coming as the state's red ink problem continues to grow and lawmakers search for a way to stem the tide.


  18. From left to right: Jamar Smith, Franklin Damon, Frederick BondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | WTNH

    Watertown police have arrested one person, and are looking for at least three others in connection with a bar fight over the weekend. Three people were hut in a fight at the Red Door Bar.


  19. Jason Taylor is wanted for theft of toilet fixture assembliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | WTNH

    Police in Watertown are on the hunt for a thief who they say has been gutting public toilets for scrap metal. Police have issued an arrest warrant for 32 year old Jason Taylor.


  20. Firefighter hoods possibly leading to cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | WTNH

    Firefighters wear hoods that are meant to protect them in fires, but these tools could be hurting crews long after the flames are out. "Unfortunately, our culture was the more soot you had on you, it was almost a badge of honor," said retired Waterbury firefighter Dan Huften.


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