HAN News, April 28
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.
Editorial Director John Kovach joins Kate to look at the front pages of all our HAN Network newspapers this week.
Below are some of the stories we are following on Thursday, April 28:
Milford police are asking the public to help locate a missing teen who left home on Wednesday, April 27 at approximately 3 p.m. Police say 17-year-old Vera Mathews is believed to have left her home on Welches Point Road after returning from school.
Fairfield Firefighters battled a blaze Tuesday evening, that they say could have led to extreme tragedy had it happened in the middle of the night.
Today, Shelton Police arrested 53 year old Steven Weitzman for allegedly providing a teen drugs and alcohol.
A 23-year-old New York woman was hospitalized after being arrested for driving drunk in Darien on April 19. Police said Melissa Wallace of Locust Valley, N.Y. had a blood alcohol content of .2992 at the time of her arrest, more than three times the legal limit.
Police say four teachers at a Fairfield elementary school were hurt trying to control a rampaging 10-year-old student throwing tables and chairs inside a classroom.
A recent fire in Woodland Park of Darien was likely exacerbated by dry conditions, according to Fire Marshal Bob Buch. A juvenile was charged on Thursday, April 21, the day after the fire, with criminal mischief for setting it, according to Darien Police.
An outbreak of the mumps on the campus of Sacred Heart University in Fairfield has lead to the school taking precautions.
Capt. Kristen Griest, an Orange resident, and one of the first women to earn the coveted Ranger tab, will once again make history by becoming the Army’s first female infantry officer.
A Redding resident’s adventure show has captured two Emmy nominations. Andrew Ames,who has a long career in television production has been working on a Weston resident’s show, Richard Wiese’s “Born to Explore” Saturday morning adventure television show on ABC.