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Connecticut Mother Charged After Toddler Left In Car Overnight

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Police say a Bristol woman faces charges after her 2-year-old daughter was left overnight in a car. The girl was taken to a hospital for evaluation Saturday morning after being found […]

08/23/2014

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Driver Critically Injured In NJ Turnpike Crash That Left Tractor-Trailer Dangling Off Roadway

Emergency crews have rescued a truck driver who fell into a creek after his tractor-trailer crashed through a guardrail and caught fire along the New Jersey Turnpike.

08/19/2014

Police Investigating After Toddler Dies In Hot Car In Ridgefield

Captain Jeff Kreitz said the baby had been left inside the car for an extended period of time, but would not elaborate on just how long it had been.

07/09/2014

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Stories From Main Street: Using A Robot To Help Engage Autistic Children

The humanoid robot made by a French company helps children with autism at Shaler Academy in Ridgefield, N.J.

04/14/2014

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Family: Girl, 13, Has Been Missing From Ridgefield, N.J. Home Since Tuesday

A 13-year-old girl from Bergen County, N.J. has been missing since Tuesday morning, and her family was getting desperate a day and a half later.

04/09/2014

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AMBER Alert Canceled For 5-Year-Old Boy In Connecticut

An AMBER Alert was issued in Connecticut Sunday night for a 5-year-old boy, who was taken by his father from Ridgefield, Conn.

09/22/2013

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Rescuers Work To Get Person Out Of Marsh Off N.J. Turnpike

A rescue operation was underway late Tuesday off the New Jersey Turnpike in Ridgefield.

07/09/2013

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Post-Sandy Pen Pals From Connecticut, Queens Meet For The First Time

There is nothing better than kids helping kids, and for months, fifth graders from Connecticut have been helping a school in Far Rockaway hit by Superstorm Sandy.

05/29/2013

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Report: Fatal Police Shooting Under Investigation In Connecticut

State police officers are investigating circumstances surrounding the incident at the request of the Danbury state attorney and Ridgefield police chief.

05/25/2013

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More New Jersey Towns Look To Install Lightning Detection Systems

Three people died in New Jersey last year after being struck by lightning. So, now some towns are investing money on systems that can do a better job detecting dangerous storms.

04/22/2013

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Sandy Hook-Related Movie Facing Opposition In Ridgefield

A Connecticut town official said he’ll do everything he can to prevent a TV movie related to the Newtown school shootings from being filmed in his community.

02/05/2013

Connecticut State Police investigate the area around Branchville Train Station after reports of a suspicious person sent schools in the area into lock down as a precaution on December 17, 2012 in Ridgefield, Connecticut. The lock down was lifted. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Westbury School District Responds To Internet Threat; Suspicious Person Report Prompts Ridgefield Schools Lockdown

In the days following the mass shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., that left 27 people dead — including 20 children — area schools have reported threats made against their schools.

12/17/2012

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Ridgefield First Selectman Wants CL&P To Sell Customers Generators

One elected official in Connecticut has an idea to help people keep the lights on when the power is knocked out.

11/26/2012

Ridgefield Fire

Community Seeks Help For Family After Mom, Son Die In N.J. Fire

A community is asking for help for a family, after a devastating fire in Ridgefield, N.J., left a mother and her 14-year-old son dead.

11/19/2012

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Two Reported Dead In Ridgefield, New Jersey House Fire

It was not immediately clear what sparked the blaze, which destroyed the residence. Firefighters from Ridgefield and several nearby towns battled the blaze, which burned for several hours.

11/17/2012

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