DANBURY, Conn. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Danbury this week:
- The fifth major storm of 2014 left most of Fairfield County looking like a ghost town Thursday, covering the area with nearly a foot of snow and ice.
- The winter has been so bad, Gov. Malloy has declared a state of emergency to replenish dwindling salt supplies .
- An arrest warrant affidavit was filed against a former Danbury police officer after he allegedly punched, mocked and laughed at a suspected drunken driver.
- State officials are advising residents throughout Fairfield County and all of Connecticut of a scam that involves a fake letter claiming to be from Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and bearing a replica of his signature.
- State Rep. Gail Lavielle, R-Wilton starts online petition to get Metro-North to restore the through service on the earliest train , which affects all southbound commuters on the Danbury Branch.
- A nearly $70 million signal project designed to improve train service on Metro-North's Danbury Branch seems to be having the opposite effect as a result of malfunctioning gate crossings.