HAN News, April 12

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John Kovach brings us the latest local sports news and Donald Eng takes a look back on this day in history.

Below are some of the stories we are following on Tuesday, April 12:

Ansonia police say a man intentionally set his home on fire yesterday afternoon, dousing the inside with oil.

Darien police confirmed the death of a contractor who fell from a scaffold at a Nearwater Lane home yesterday.

Redding Police officials are investigating the untimely death of a man at a home on Blueberry Hill Road yesterday.

Trumbull police arrested two men in connection with an employee theft ring that operated from January 2015 to October 2015 at the Home Depot on Monroe Turnpike.

The layoffs of as many as 2,000 state employees began Monday, with 165 termination notices in the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services as well as the Department of Children and Families.

Chef Silvia Baldini, founder of the New Canaan-based culinary group Strawberry and Sage, will compete on Chopped Champion, the Food Network’s hit series.

Taxpayers have a few extra days to file this year.

The 10th anniversary of Magic Moments, a major benefit for The Kennedy Center’s Autism Project will be held on Saturday, April 30, at 7 p.m., at The Warehouse, Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford Street, Fairfield.