HAN News, June 20

Coffee Break, HAN’s daily news update, airs weekday mornings at 11 a.m. at HAN.Network, and is hosted by Kate Czaplinski. You can watch it on-demand later or see video below. Kate is off this week with Rob Adams filling in at the anchor's desk.


Here are some of the stories we're following around southwestern Connecticut on Monday, June 20, 2016:

A motorcyclist has died following a collision with a dump truck on Route 110 Saturday in the second fatal motorcycle crash in Monroe in a five-day span.

Families of victims of the Sandy Hook School massacre are back in court in Bridgeport this morning, in their case against  the manufacturer, distributor and seller of the gun used in the 2012 shooting.

The U.S. Supreme Court this morning rejected challenges to assault weapons bans in Connecticut and New York.

Congressman Jim Himes will be a guest on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah on Comedy Central on Monday to discuss attempts by the House and Senate to bring any form of a gun control bill to a vote.

The town of Easton settled a gender discrimination complaint filed two years ago by the Easton Police Department’s sole female police officer.

A former Darien resident who was a financial and securities adviser and now lives in Milford has admitted to stealing more than $1.2 million from a client, according to the U.S. Attorney’s office.

The Westport Weston Health District and the Westport Public Library will co-host a presentation regarding mosquito and tick-borne illnesses worldwide, in the McManus Room of the library on at 7 tonight.

After being defeated in February 2014, Trumbull property owner Anand Holdings is set to return to the Planning and Zoning Commission Wednesday, June 22, to discuss a proposed zoning regulation change in the town’s Professional Office Overlay Zone.

There was hardly a dry eye at St. Gabriel School in Milford Friday at noon — when teachers, staff and students prepared to walk out of the school doors for the last time.

A resident of Orange was arrested Sunday after Milford police said he led them on a chase, stopped only after his car struck a police car, then he punched an officer in the face.

At a presentation ceremony late Saturday afternoon, 100 years after the Cass Gilbert Fountain was installed, the town of Ridgefield was given title to the monument by the Keeler Tavern Museum — once the home of famed architect Gilbert.

When it comes to road trips — Connecticut is likely more of a starting point than a destination. The Nutmeg State ranks in the bottom half of eight roadtrip related categories — including attractions, gas prices, nightlife, scenic byways and more.

Firefighters from Engine 4 in Greenwich rescued a rabbit after it became stuck in a fence Saturday in a video shared you can watch in the player at the top of this post.