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  1. Waterbury resident arrested in connection with fatal hit and runRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | WTNH

    Albertina Lopes was arraigned in Waterbury Superior court after police charged her with second degree manslaughter and reckless driving. Just days after a fatal hit and run accident a judge set the 48-year-old's bond at 500-thousand dollars.

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  2. Waterbury man ejected, killed when car goes airborne off overpassRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | WTNH

    A 24-year-old Waterbury man was ejected from his car and killed after the Mitsubishi went airborne, falling from a Route 8 overpass early Saturday morning. State police say Marc Mulhall was traveling in the northbound left lane near exit 30 in Waterbury when he hit a guardrail around 2 a.m. They say his car then went airborne and fell from an overpass, landing on Nichols Drive, the surface road below.

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  3. highway traffic carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | WTNH

    The federal government will be an improbable source of new revenue as Connecticut lawmakers and a new commission try to come up with ways to pay for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed 30-year, $100 billion overhaul of the state's aging transportation system. Recent data Federal Highway Administration data compiled by The Associated Press show Highway Trust Fund spending in Connecticut has declined 9.4 percent, or $51 million, between 2008 and 2013.

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  4. Uncleared Waterbury sidewalks push pedestrians into roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | WTNH

    Cars parked on a narrow street, traffic passing through, and not-shoveled sidewalks leave pedestrians with few options for safe passage. It's been a dangerous walk lately along Long Hill Road in Waterbury.

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  5. 2015-02-19 Waterbury storage facility fire aftermath 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | WTNH

    Twisted metal and a pile of rubble is all that's left of building three at A-1 Self Storage in Waterbury after a devastating fire Wednesday. People with things stored at the facility lost everything, but there are some ways to regain a little of what was lost.

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  6. Waterbury storage facility engulfed in fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | WTNH

    A storage facility in Waterbury and countless belongings went up in flames Wednesday. The fire broke out in the 900 block of Meriden Road after lunchtime, and officials say that at one point the entire facility was on fire.

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  7. Men killed in Waterbury accident involving school bus identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | WTNH

    Waterbury police say 24-year-old Jeremy Rucker of Naugatuck and 23-year-old Michael Maldonado of Waterbury died when their pickup truck collided with a school bus Tuesday. They say both men died of blunt force trauma.

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  8. Two killed in Waterbury accident involving school busRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | WTNH

    Waterbury police say a pickup truck and the bus collided on Watertown Avenue when the truck crossed the center line. According to police, the two occupants of the truck were killed in the crash.

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  9. Malloy not ruling out tolls or taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | WTNH

    Governor Malloy says his 30-year plan for the state's transportation system and cuts in current spending will highlight his budget address Wednesday. He is defending his plan to fractionally cut the state sales tax as the best way to help the middle class.

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  10. Waterbury water main break affects water quality, closes roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | WTNH

    The Waterbury Bureau of Water says a 42-inch main broke on Thomaston Avenue near the Thomaston town line early in the morning. They say customers the broken main normally supplies are being served by another line; however, increased water flow in that line may cause areas of discolored water.

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  11. Cumberland Farms sells willing lottery ticketRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | WTNH

    A local bakery discovered that one of the lottery tickets they bought at Cumberland Farms in Waterbury, was the lucky January 9th Mega Millions drawing winner for $1,000,000. "It was unbelievable," said Jacqueline Bolduc of Oakdale, who works at the Cosco Wholesale bakery department in Waterbury, and the person in charge of buying and checking the tickets.

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  12. Billboards newest tool to root out corruption in ConnecticutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | WTNH

    Billboards promoting the work of the Connecticut Public Corruption Task Force have popped up outside Bridgeport, Hartford and Waterbury. Mayors in those three cities have been convicted over the past decade or more on corruption and other charges, though convictions against Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez were overturned and the case is now before the state Supreme Court.

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  13. Connecticut bill seeks more languages for drivera s testRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | WTNH

    State lawmakers are considering a bill that could potentially expand the number of language offerings for Connecticut's driver's license exam. Waterbury Sen. Joan Hartley has proposed legislation requiring the Department of Motor Vehicles to use U.S. Census data on a regional basis to determine which languages to offer.

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  14. classroom school desks shutterstock_124450948Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | WTNH

    Starting next fall, all schools in the Waterbury School District will be honoring two of the Muslim religion's most holy days by not scheduling tests, field trips or major school events on those days. It started with more than 300 signatures on a petition and has come full circle.

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  15. Tenet, Connecticut say talks on hospital deal have failedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | WTNH

    Tenet Healthcare Corp. and the governor of Connecticut say their long-running talks about the company acquiring five hospitals in the state have failed to produce a deal. The Dallas-based company says it is best for the hospitals and their communities to move forward exploring other options.

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  16. Goodwill opens career center in WaterburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | WTNH

    The new center is the organization's 11th location that offers career counseling and workshops, free to the public. The center will be fully equipped with ten computers and two-full time staffers- one that is capable of speaking Spanish.

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  17. Connecticut, Tenet agree to renew talks for hospital dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | WTNH

    Tenet Healthcare Corp. has accepted Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's offer to renew negotiations to acquire five Connecticut hospitals in Bristol, Manchester, Vernon and Waterbury. The Republican-American reports that Tenet CEO Trevor Fetter told Malloy he'll walk away a second time if the company cannot get a satisfactory agreement.

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  18. Hit & Run Investigation in WaterburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | WTNH

    Two teens are in the hospital recovering after a car hit them while they were crossing Brass Mill Drive Saturday night. Police say a dark colored Honda hit a 16-year-old girl from Waterbury and an 18-year-old man around 6:30 in the evening.

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  19. Waterbury man charged for shooting at dog.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | WTNH

    It happened during an altercation on Jewelry Street on Monday. Police say Kelsey Parker, 22, of Birch St., shot repeatedly at the dog.

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  20. For the first time in a long time, gas prices in Connecticut are dipping below $2 per gallonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | WTNH

    If you are looking for less pain at the pump, we've got your back with a few places where you can find gasoline for under $2.00 per gallon. If you're looking for inexpensive gas, you might want to head to Waterbury.

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