HAN News, August 3

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.


Below are some of the stories we are following on Wednesday, Aug. 3:

Conn. State Superior Court Judge Robert Genuario on Tuesday  denied a petition by Michael Farren that sought to avoid paying his ex-wife the $30 million civil judgment she was awarded.

A full set of kitchen appliances valued at $27,000 were stolen from a new home between July 26 and July 27. A contractor reported the theft to police.

The Monroe Police arrested Frank Benegoss, 39 for alleged burglary and larceny from a neighbor.

Stratford’s Short Beach will be closed today, due to high bacterial levels in the water.

State Police are answering the question of what should you do if 911 doesn’t work.

Radio Shack in Ridgefield is going out of business.

Sniffing out narcotics, locating missing people in the woods by their scent and taking down aggressive suspects are three of the main things the Wilton Police Department’s latest K-9 officer is being trained in.

The Town of Darien has pushed back its summer street paving schedule by four days, to begin Aug. 8.

The Ridgefield Board selectmen agreed to disagree — about the value of publicly supporting National Gun Violence Awareness Day.

New Canaan’s Waveny Park Conservancy has a shovel in the ground.