HAN Connecticut News, August 22

Coffee Break, HAN’s daily Connecticut news show, airs weekday mornings at 11 a.m. at live.HAN.Network, and is hosted by Kate Czaplinski. You can watch it on-demand later or see video below.


Below are some of the stories we are following on Monday, August 22:

Investigation is ongoing in Bridgeport after 13 people were shot at a party over the weekend.

Two suffered injuries and one passenger who was ejected from the vehicle is in intensive care after the three were involved in a serious accident in Darien Saturday night. All three were Darien residents in their early 20’s.

On Sunday, Greenwich Police rescued a kayaker after their vessel had capsized and sank. Police say a Good Samaritan called police when they found a man stranded on red rock, with no way to call for help.

Stratford residents rallied to assist Third District Councilman Wali Kadeem after his home was damaged in a fire last Thursday afternoon.

Heavy rains late Sunday night caused several underpasses in Stamford to flood, briefly trapping drivers in their vehicles.

Some good news for Ridgefield drivers this week.

Two-year-old Iris, a graduate of the CT State Police Electronic Storage Detection K9 Academy is doing great things with at the FBI, according to Connecticut State Police, who shared a video on Iris from the FBI this Week Podcast.

An upset group of Ridgefield residents are petitioning Verizon to improve cell tower service in the Ridgebury area.

In New Canaan, Pine Street Concessions, the food marketplace business at 75 Pine Street, looks like it’s about ready to open, and a late summer premiere had been planned by owner Peter Lane.

According to the Weston Forum Award-winning children’s filmmaker, 98 year-old Morton “Mort” Schindel of Weston, died on Saturday, Aug. 20.

The Town of Trumbull is putting final touches on plans for the Trumbull Fall Festival.

Downtown Milford was packed with oysters and oyster eaters for the 42nd Annual Milford Oyster Festival Saturday.