HAN News, March 16

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Rob Adams joins us with a Nutmeg Sports Update. Donald Eng takes a look back on this day in history.

Later in the show we discuss the difference between Uber and a local car service. HAN Network's transportation columnist breaks it down in this week's installment of Talking Transportation.

Below are some of the stories we are following on Wednesday, March 16:

It’s the two year anniversary of a tragic shooting of a 15 year old teen in Shelton, one that rocked the community. State and Shelton police are still looking to make an arrest in the killing of a 15-year-old boy that took place 2 years ago.

Bridgeport Police were investigating gunshots at Trumbull and Reservoir avenues Tuesday afternoon.

Darien police are investigating a series of suspicious credit card purchases made at Stop & Shop during the first week of March. Two suspects made purchases worth a combined value of more than $2,500.

A 13-year-old medical marijuana advocate who moved from Connecticut to Maine so she could access cannabis to treat a rare form of epilepsy has died.

The Derby Walmart at 656 New Haven Avenue will close July 29, according to a report by the Valley Independent Sentinel.

A Middletown couple that was arrested after authorities seized more than 130 animals from their property has been released on $10,000 bond.

On March 13, the New Canaan police department received a complaint from a resident about being defrauded by an individual who identified himself as being an Eversource representative.

Beavers, not budgets or bonding, were the most important topic of of Monday night’s Town Council meeting in Stratford.

Repairs have started at the Connecticut Audubon Society’s Coastal Center at Milford Point, where a frozen pipe caused water damage in February.

Redding Town leaders and the fire chiefs of Redding’s three volunteer departments, West Redding, Redding Ridge and Georgetown, said Monday they plan to look at ways to increase volunteerism within the departments — including increased tax abatements or other perks that might help retain fire and EMS personnel.

The National Association of Female Executives has included Boehringer Ingelheim of Ridgefield as one of its Top 60 Companies for Executive Women for 2016.