HAN News, May 13

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.


We discuss the most read stories of the week across our HAN community news sites.

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 Friday, May 13:

Shelton Police yesterday identified the woman who was killed in the hit and run accident on Howe Ave. Wednesday, as Teresa Glossy, 54, of Shelton.

The Milford Police Department is trying to identify a man suspected of stealing construction tools from a work van May 11 at approximately 1:30 a.m. in the area of Plains Road and I-95, Milford.

Bradley Commerford, 20, of Derby, pled guilty on May 6 in a New Haven court to federal charges of distributing drugs to an individual under age 21. Commerford was arrested on February 18 after two Shelton men and a Derby man overdosed from heroin sold to them by Commerford.

A 13 year-old boy was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly brought a loaded handgun into Harding High School.

New Canaan police charged a car burglar they say is responsible for more than a dozen theftsin fall 2013.

The Stratford Police Department will have to give the ACLU of Connecticut records related to purchases of drones and eavesdropping technology after the state Freedom of Information Commission agreed with a hearing officer’s finding that the department violated FOI rules.

The Ridgefield Police Department has issued a traffic alert for today, Friday, May 13. There will be alternating one-way traffic on Route 7, just north of Route 102 (Branchville Road) between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

According to the Valley Independent Sentinel Former Derby Senior Center Director Sarah Muoio was charged Friday with one count of first-degree larceny, a felony.

In recognition of National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day on May 14, the Connecticut Humane Society and Hill’s Pet Nutrition are partnering to encourage pet owners to consider their pets in emergency planning.

Stratford Star Editor Melvin Mason attended the Stratford Continuing Education's graduation on Thursday. He talked with Renee and Amber Doran, a mother and daughter, graduated together. Both plan to continue their education to become nurses.