HAN News, May 11

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.


Dr. John Douglas of Silver Hill Hospital joins Kate to discuss heroin in the suburbs, part of a series to recognize Mental Health Awareness Month.

Rob Adams has a Nutmeg Sports Update and Donald Eng takes a look back on this day in history.

Below are some of the stories we are following on Wednesday May 11:

A Monroe woman turned herself in on a warrant at Trumbull police headquarters Thursday, May 5, in connection with a fatal heroin overdose that happened at the Starbucks in Trumbull Center on Jan. 6.

A Milford man was charged with possession of child pornography for allegedly uploading images to a social media site.

A 19-year-old New Canaan man was arrested in the Bronx and charged with grand larceny of an automobile from Darien on May 3. A Darien resident contacted police on May 2 to report her boyfriend’s 2016 Nissan Maxima missing from Grove Street.

Mason Mobilio, 20 of Easton, was arrested by Redding police on Sunday, May 8 around 5 a.m. after he unlawfully entered a home on Woodland Drive Extension and threatened a resident.

Police detectives have arrested a Ridgefield man at his home on May 5 in connection with the home invasion at Mamanasco Lake last fall in which a knife was displayed.

Authorities say they've tranquilized a large male bear on an entrance ramp to Interstate 91 and are relocating him to a wooded area.

Fatal crashes involving drivers who use marijuana have doubled in Washington after The Evergreen State legalized the drug in 2012, according to the latest impaired driving research by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.

Democratic incumbent U.S. Rep. Jim Himes will be challenged by Redding Republican state Rep. John Shaban in November.

A Ridgefield man says his experience being held in jail for 6 days, over a minor motor vehicle charge is an eye opener on a flawed criminal justice system.

Frustration and some anger ruled the night Monday as the Stratford Town Council was evenly split in voting for its 2016-17 town budget.

After months of hearings regarding noise from air conditioners at the expanded Town Hall, the Town of New Canaan has agreed to put a nine-foot U-shaped fence enclosure around the air conditioning units, much to the delight of Cody Real Estate owner Terry Spring.