HAN News, August 5

On Friday, August, 5, we have the latest local news, top stories of the week and an interview with Jenn Moffat of Treasured Time. The nonprofit is hosting a softball marathon to help support granting wishes for local families. Watch the show below:


Below are some of the stories we are following this week:

Shelton police arrested a Bridgeport man for a home invasion that happened back on January 8.

State Troopers and State Police K9 teams assisted Vernon PD and Vernon FD with East St. house explosion and collapse yesterday.

The search is continuing this morning for a suspect in the home invasion Thursday that left a Bridgewater resident recovering from a gunshot wound and stunned the normally placid, rural town, according to Hearst CT Media.

Weston resident Edward J. Kosinski, 68 has been indicted on a charge of insider trading federal grand jury.

Local police, along with the Connecticut Department of Transportation’s Highway Safety Office, are working together in the continuation of the “U DRIVE. U TEXT. U PAY.” initiative – an effort to crackdown on motorists who choose to text, talk or otherwise distract themselves from the task of driving by using a hand-held mobile phone.

While shoppers may be anticipating a Walmart coming to Monroe, it may take longer than expected.

Stratford Mayor John Harkins says town residents living near sites contaminated with Raymark waste want to get the project started.

Visits to Waveny Pool in New Canaan are up 22% so far this summer, comparing May, June and July to the same period last year.

Get ready for an overabundance of cute. Some adorable puppies have arrived at the ROAR Animal Shelter in Ridgefield.