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Stories with place: Waterbury
  • Connecticut boy becomes youngest competitor in NASCAR race 
    Updated: Jun-27-15 1:08 am

    WATERBURY, Connecticut - After all his painstaking anticipation, it was going to take a lot more than a last-place finish to detract from the exhilaration that North End Middle School eighth-grader Jake "Wild Child" Higginson felt after becoming the youngest competitor ever in a NASCAR-sanctioned race at Stafford Motor Speedway.

  • Ex-DMV official pleads guilty to child endangerment charge 
    Updated: Jun-25-15 8:20 am

    WATERBURY, Connecticut - A former state deputy motor vehicles commissioner has pleaded guilty to child endangerment in exchange for an eight-year prison term.

  • Workers rappel to inspect 240-foot Waterbury clock tower story has photos
    Updated: Jun-19-15 1:35 pm

    WATERBURY, Connecticut - Inspectors with a national architectural engineering firm have rappelled down Waterbury's iconic clock tower as they document repairs it may need.

  • 6 firefighters injured battling Waterbury blaze 
    Updated: Jun-18-15 5:01 pm

    WATERBURY, Connecticut - Waterbury officials say six city firefighters were injured battling a house blaze, including three who were knocked to the ground and suffered minor burns during an explosion.

  • Flag to fly at half-staff in honor of late Waterbury officer 
    Updated: Jun-15-15 4:50 pm

    WATERBURY, Connecticut - 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.