HAN News, July 27

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, July 27:

Ansonia Police are requesting assistance in locating a male suspect involved in a violent domestic incident on Saturday.

In Bridgeport, the theft of a radioactive device was traced back to a pawn shop.

A second moving company employee has been arrested in connection with the theft of a firearm in Shelton.

Videos of a Darien police stop have garnered more than 50,000 views following accusations of racial profiling by Darien officers. Bridgeport resident Matthew McGee, a black man, posted three videos to Youtube on July 17 showing Darien police following and stopping him as he rode his bicycle along Searles Road.

Fire Marshal William B. Davin said the Town of Monroe Fire Department was busy during Monday’s thunderstorm when they responded to two structural fires.

Over the last few days, boaters and fishermen have reported sightings of humpback whales in the far western stretch of Long Island Sound. There are believed to be multiple humpbacks close to shore feeding on small fish, possibly menhaden.

In Darien, After multiple meetings full of discussion, debate, slideshows, and guidelines, on July 26 the Board of Education unanimously approved Superintendent Dr. Dan Brenner’s proposal for stadium lights at DHS.

In a statement than stunned the New Canaan Board of Selectmen at its meeting on Tuesday, July 26, Superintendent of Buildings Bill Oestmann admitted that with a heavy wind there was the potential that the Outback teen center building could collapse.

The Milford Arts Council’s 39th Annual Sand Sculpture Competition is coming up.

Be safe out there, PokeTrainers. That’s the message the Prospector Theater and the Ridgefield Police Department are trying to get out to Pokémon Go players this summer.