HAN News, April 8

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Rob Adams joins Kate with a sports update and Donald Eng takes a look back on this day in history. Later, we recap our top stories of the week.

Below are some of the stories we are following on Friday, April 8:

The family of an attorney found dead of a gunshot wound after an auto accident has filed a lawsuit against the Town of Redding, Police Chief Douglas Fuchs, seven Redding police officers, and an unnamed killer, the lawsuit is calling “john doe."

Two Bridgeport officers who moonlighted at a Main Street bar where police said underage Sacred Heart University students drank have been placed on administrative duty, according to the CT Post.

An Ansonia man was arrested for burglary April 1 for a failed motorcycle theft attempt in Trumbull back on Nov. 4, that left him seriously injured.

Two homeless men in milford have died in recent months, according to the Milford Mirror. .

New Canaan Police Department yesterday, were warning citizens  there is a scam underway in which a man claiming to be an Eversource employee threatens to cut off power to businesses unless they immediately pay what he says is an overdue bill.

Four Fairfield University students face drug charges, and five more were issued infractions following an investigation by the school’s Department of Public Safety.

The Milford Police Department is partnering with the Connecticut Highway Safety Office as part of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month to crack down on drivers who use their cell phones while driving.

Catholic Bishop Frank J. Caggiano has announced the appointment of Steven F. Cheeseman, Ed. D.  of East Moriches, Long Island, as Superintendent of Schools for the Diocese of Bridgeport.