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Player in Connecticut trafficking ring wants to plead guilty

Aug. 16, 2018 8:17 AM EDT

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man charged with recruiting young intellectually disabled and mentally ill men into a human trafficking ring and providing them to wealthy clients for sex has said he's willing to plead guilty. Robert King, of Danbury, told a judge Wednesday that he would plead guilty in...

Large falling tree kills passenger in moving pickup truck

Jul. 25, 2018 12:13 PM EDT

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — A large tree has fallen onto a pickup truck that was moving along a Connecticut roadway, killing a passenger. Police in Danbury on Wednesday identified the victim of Tuesday's accident as 45-year-old city resident Walter Cardenas Salinas. Salinas was a passenger in Edgar Nugra's truck...

Man fleeing immigration authorities struck, injured by car

Jul. 6, 2018 2:13 PM EDT

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — Police say a man trying to run from federal immigration authorities near a Connecticut courthouse has been struck and injured by an unmarked police cruiser. Danbury police tell the News-Times that agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement were pursing the man on foot near...