HAN News, June 17

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, we take a look at the top stories across all our HAN Network news sites this week.

Below are some of the stories we are following on Friday, June 17:

Milford Police are looking for a man they said robbed Walmart early Thursday morning.

A report of shots fired at a Meriden shopping mall sent some shoppers running to the exits and police rushing to the scene before it was later determined to be unfounded.

The CT Post is reporting that Police and judicial marshals foiled an apparent gangland hit outside the Golden Hill Street courthouse in Bridgeport Thursday.

Three Milford residents were busted during what police said was a heroin transaction in Milford June 16.

A suspect is in custody following a high-speed chase across two towns Wednesday.

A Norwalk High School student was arrested by Norwalk police after threatening harm to a 'hit list' of 29 students there.

A Bridgeport driver was arrested for DU in Darien after an accident that destroyed a utility pole near the Darien High School traffic circle.

Earlier this year, Redding police successfully applied for, and received, a warrant for the arrest of Nomel Esso, 21, of Houston, TX for his role in a scam that targeted a Redding resident. He was picked up by the Houston County police department this week, and is being held without bond.

Increased pedestrian traffic from the Pequonnock River Trail is the silver bullet that Trumbull’s current administration hopes will cure Trumbull Center of its empty storefronts and alleviate recent concerns over whether or not the business district has become a hub for selling heroin.

The Connecticut Supreme Court dealt New Canaan resident Teri Buhl a double dose of bad news on Wednesday, June 16, when it not only rejected her appeal of a harassment conviction, but also overturned an Appellate Court’s decision to reverse a conviction for breach of peace.