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

    Wednesday Apr 8 | 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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  2. Report finds racial disparities in Connecticut traffic stopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | 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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    Friday Apr 3 | 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!".

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

    Friday Mar 27 | 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.

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

    Thursday Mar 26 | WTNH

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

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

    Wednesday Mar 25 | 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.

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  7. Dannel MalloyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | 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.

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  8. 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.

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  9. 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.

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  10. 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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  11. Costs for snow removal putting strain on multiple citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | WTNH

    Old man winter is putting a pinch on Connecticut cities. Almost a week into March and budgets for snow removal have been blown wide open, leaving cities like New Haven to find creative ways to help cover the costs.

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  12. Video, description of fatal Waterbury hit-and-run suspect vehicle releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | WTNH

    Video and a vehicle description of the car Waterbury police say hit and killed 61-year-old Dita Redzepi before fleeing Saturday have been released. According to police, Redzepi was walking near 467 Wolcott Street around 6:10 p.m. when she was struck.

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  13. Waterbury man arrested for a Subwaya robbedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | WTNH

    A Waterbury man is facing charges after police say he robbed a Subway sandwich shop in Naugatuck, and is suspected of a handful of other local robberies. 46-year-old Anthony Igaunis is charged with first-degree robbery and sixth-degree larceny.Police say he robbed the Subway on Old Waterbury Road on February 25. According to officials, he showed a handgun and stole a small amount of cash from the restaurant but was identified before he made his escape.

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  14. Suspect sought for Waterbury deadly hit-and-run that killed 61-year old womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | WTNH

    Waterbury police said Dita Redzepi, 61, was struck and killed as she walked along Wolcott Street around 6 p.m. Saturday night. The driver took off and Redzepi was left for dead on the side of the busy roadway.

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

    Feb 23, 2015 | 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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  16. Waterbury man ejected, killed when car goes airborne off overpassRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | 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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  17. highway traffic carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | 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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  18. Uncleared Waterbury sidewalks push pedestrians into roadRead the original story w/Photo

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

    Feb 19, 2015 | 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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  20. Waterbury storage facility engulfed in fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | 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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