HAN News, April 19

Coffee Break, HAN’s daily news update, 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.


Rob Adams 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 16:

In breaking news out of Monroe, An emergency medical technician is facing charges after police said he was seen assaulting a patient in the back of an ambulance.

The identity of the Stratford man who died Friday after being struck by a Metro-North train was released on Monday.

A New York man accused of harassing members of a Sandy Hook shooting victim’s family at an event last year was sentenced to two years probation after pleading guilty on Monday to interfering with police.

Dry weather conditions have caused the National Weather Service to issue a red flag warning for brush fires.

Connecticut has moved up to 8th place in terms of the highest gas prices in the nation this week after holding steady at 10th place for the last four weeks.

The Republican Town Committees of Darien and Norwalk are hosting a Presidential Candidate Forum on Saturday, April 23, at the Darien Library auditorium, starting at 9:30 am, and it is open to the public.

The Shelton Board of Alderman voted to approve an agreement to have the State of Connecticut fund more than 75 percent of the million dollar economic development project at 223 Canal Street.

Sixth graders at Stratford’s  Chapel Street Elementary School will get to take an overnight trip to Nature’s Classroom after all.