DANBURY, Conn. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Danbury last week:
- A dead dog was found in a crate in the back of an illegally parked car at a condo complex in Danbury.
- A two-vehicle crash occurred on I-84 west between Exits 7 and 6 in Danbury.
- A 29-year-old Stamford man Shota Mekoshvili, 29, was charged with murder in the death of a cab driver who was found stabbed in the in a yard in the city's Westover neighborhood.
- The Westside Middle School Academy in Danbury welcomed 400 students in its two academies: one with a focus on a science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and one for global studies.
- Danbury's Rankin Sporting Goods is one of the many businesses and stores in Fairfield County that are ranked among the best in the state.