HAN News, April 27

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.


Donald Eng takes a look back on this day in history and Rob Adams has a Nutmeg Sports Update.

Below are some of the stories we are following on Wednesday, Aprl 27:

A Fairfield University student told police that she was punched in the face and sexually assaulted as she walked on campus Monday night, around 11.

A 31-year old Ohio man was arrested by Redding police last week after a year-long investigation into his inappropriate contact with a minor from Redding.

Three people who were on what may have been a shoplifting spree were nabbed by Milford police April 23.

The much anticipated Shelton Planning and Zoning public hearing for one of the largest would-be developments in Fairfield County history will take place tonight at 7 p.m in Shelton Intermediate School’s Auditorium located at 675 Constitution Boulevard.

An Ansonia police officer was placed on administrative leave following a domestic incident in Milford April 24.

Pilgrim’s Pride Corp., a Waco, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 4,568,080 pounds of fully cooked chicken products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, including plastic, wood, rubber, and metal.

Connecticut State Police say a black bear was killed after it was struck along Interstate 84 in Southington.

Two Roads Brewing Co. of Stratford has completed the purchase it began in 2012 of the remaining land owned by the U.S. Baird Company for its headquarters at 1700 Stratford Ave. with the acquisition of 2.58 acres of land for $550,000, according to Hearst CT Media.

In response to the incident last June when two trains were traveling in opposite directions on the single track just outside of the New Canaan station, Metro-North railroad implemented an additional rule mandating that prior to a train’s departure from the New Canaan station, the conductor must contact the Rail Traffic Controller to verify that there are no incoming trains.