HAN News, June 14

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 Tuesday, June 14:

A 24 year-old Monroe man, who served as a volunteer firefighter has died following a collision with a Land Rover on Main Street Monday night around 7 p.m.

The body of a man missing in the waters of Long Island Sound was recovered shortly after noon today in Gardiners Bay a short distance from the Suffolk County Long Island town of Southold, N.Y.

And, in an update on a separate incident that occurred on Long Island sound over the weekend, The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended the search for a man who fell into Long Island Sound when the inflatable boat he was on tipped over.

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy yesterday announced that — in accordance with a proclamation from President Barack Obama directing flags to be lowered to honor the victims of the mass shooting in Orlando, Fla. — U.S. and state flags in Connecticut will fly at half-staff beginning immediately until sunset on Thursday, June 16.

The driver responsible for sending Trumbull Town Clerk Suzanne Burr Monaco and her husband, Domenic, to the hospital back in February was arrested last week on a warrant for using a vehicle without permission.

A recently terminated EMT with the Easton Volunteer Emergency Service has been charged with first-degree larceny.

Darien Police are investigating the theft of a laptop from Holmes School on May 27. A complainant from the school contacted police on June 7 to report the theft after conducting an internal search for the culprit.

New Canaan police were called to the Talmadge Hill train station on June 12 at 8 a.m. on a report of a domestic dispute in progress.

Barbara and Eddy Conklin were filled with a mix of emotions last week after receiving the honorary Shelton High School diploma for their son who died in February of this year in a rollover car crash on Bridgeport Av

In Ridgefield Blacktop patch repair work on Route 35 that has resulted in the road being made into an alternating one-way should not last much longer, according to police.

The New Canaan Park and Recreation Commission flew into the conversation of regulating remote-controlled quadcopter flying and hovering devices — commonly called drones — that are becoming more popular in New Canaan parks.