HAN News, June 21

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 Tuesday, June 21, 2016:

Connecticut’s Democratically controlled Congressional delegation expressed its displeasure with the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate Monday after four gun control bills failed to make it to the House of Representatives.

In Hartford, the Democrats that control the Connecticut General Assembly voted for the first time in six years to override Gov. Dannel P. Malloy vetos.

Repairs are scheduled to start today where a 12-inch water broke Monday night on Marsh Road in Easton.

The Wilton Parks and Recreation Commission will petition the town’s Planning and Zoning Commission for an amendment to the zoning regulations that would allow temporary, portable lighting within 1,500 feet of Route 7.

Swai distributed by Aldi in Connecticut is part of a recall, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Monday.

Connecticut Congressman Jim Himes was a guest on the Daily Show with Trevor Noah on Monday night where he discussed his recent walkout from the floor of the House of Representatives during a moment of silence observed for the victims of the mass shooting at a nightclub in Orlando.

Consumers in Connecticut can begin receiving account credits or checks today through the settlement of the eBook price-fixing lawsuit against Apple, Inc. brought by Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen and 32 other states in 2012.

A former state lawmaker from Waterbury pleaded guilty Monday to a felony charge of conspiracy to commit bank fraud in connection with a mortgage application.

The Easton Planning and Zoning Commission would like the town of Redding to share some of the burden of housing school buses for the two towns in the future.

Eleven members of the Noroton Fire Department completed United States Coast Guard Marine Search & Rescue course this spring, further preparing for the summer boating season in Darien area waters.

According to Twitter, today is National Selfie Day. What we see today as narcissism or just plain silly began rather harmlessly when pioneering American photographer Robert Cornelius took a picture of himself in 1839.