HAN News, July 11

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.


Later in the show, a food policy coordinator with the Humane Society shares a vegan summer recipe, first whipped up by UCONN students.

Below are some of the stories we are following on Monday, July 11:

In the early hours of Saturday morning, State Police captured a man trying to escape police in a tow truck, after he intentionally rammed an unoccupied police cruiser.

On July 8,the Norwalk Detective Bureau received information about threatening social media messaging advocating violence against police officers.

A Waterbury man accused of stealing more than $4,000 in electronics from packages to be delivered is facing a larceny charge from Stratford Police.

Many area police departments received gifts and notes of thanks from local residents, in the wake of the Dallas shootings.

A barefoot man led Ridgefield police on a foot chase through the downtown area at 2:10 p.m. Friday, July 8, after being caught trying to pass a counterfeit bill at the Prospector Theater.

A Waterbury, Connecticut, man was seriously injured in a fireworks accident in Harwinton Saturday and the metal shrapnel amputated part of his left arm.

Transit-oriented development in Ridgefield’s  Branchville area is still on the town’s to-do list, but the nearly $2 million in state money sought to kick-start the effort didn’t make it through the state’s competitive grant process.

Milford’s first poet laureate will make his first public appearance, and present his first city-themed poem, Monday night at Milford’s Board of Aldermen’s meeting.