HAN News, July 7

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, John Kovach joins me to take a look at the front pages of our HAN Network newspapers this week.

Below are some of the stories we are following:

A burglar alarm at a Shelton restaurant early this morning, allowed police to catch a thief in the act.

Connecticut State Police Computer Crimes Unit helped New Jersey authorities nab a Connecticut sex offender they say was talking to a 13 year old online in a sexually explicit way.

In Milford, a Boston Market employee was arrested July 4 after police say he showed up at the business with a knife, demanding to work.

Three Bridgeport women were arrested for larceny at the Target inside the Westfield Trumbull Mall around 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 29.

Minors hoping to purchase alcohol in Stratford will not have much luck, at least if the results of the most recent liquor compliance checks are any indication.

Hearst CT Media reports that with the launch of its digital team, Subway plans to add 150 new jobs to its workforce over the next few years.

Just after 1 a.m. this morning, State Police Troop I-Bethany troopers responded to I-91 s/b exit 21 for a horse walking on the highway.

Two suspicious fires struck a vacant house in Stratford during a 13-hour period Wednesday and Thursday.

Anyone using Old Mill Road as a speedy shortcut may soon encounter some bumps in the road.

A song you’ve likely heard hundreds if not thousands of times was written by a musician living in Shelton, who did not strike it rich.

Grip It and Rip It, a high school 7-on-7 football tournament, celebrates its ninth year at New Canaan’s Dunning Field this weekend, as 32 teams battle for the tournament crown. Games will begin at 2 p.m., Friday, and will run through the final on Saturday afternoon.