HAN News, May 16

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.


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 Monday, May 16:

A beautiful spring morning Saturday  turned nearly tragic when five children under the age of 12 were taken to the hospital after being involved in an accident with a golf cart near Madison Middle School.

Bridgeport Police on Saturday identified the alleged shooter of a teenager killed while he sat in a car in The Hollow neighborhood.

This morning in Greenwich, Round Hill Road in is closed between Lake Avenue and Pecksland Road, where a tree and wires are down according to emergency services.

The Sherman man who was arrested last week after 48 years on the run is out on bail and hopng to escape a return to prison.

A routine power wash at Darien Nature Center led to a small fire on May 2, prompting a response from the Darien Police and Fire Departments. According to police, a smoke condition was reported in one of the Nature Center classrooms at 2:45 p.m.

Alumni of a prestigious boarding school in Connecticut formed a crowd to watch a state Department of Environmental Protection officer remove a furry party crasher from their reunion over the weekend.

U.S. Coast Guard officials say a missing kayaker was found safe over the weekend following a search of  Long Island Sound that ultimately turned out to be unnecessary.

When 10-year-old New Canaan resident  Oliver Tchakarov was diagnosed last year with mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma, he had a fight in front of him.

The Glass House in New Canaan  will now be able to have up to 400 people at their annual fundraiser and between 51 and 150 people at special programs, educational events and special corporate events on the property thanks to the New Canaan Planning and Zoning Commission’s approval.

Redding Elementary School Principal Dr. Carrie Wessman Huber never intended to move into administration when she first started as a teacher at the school 16 years ago, but she’s proven to be a natural at it.