HAN News, May 17

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.


Below are some of the stories we are following on Tuesday, May 17:

For the third time in the last four months, Bridgeport resident Geraldo Maldonado has been arrested in Trumbull.

For the second time in four months, a Westport man was arrested for wielding a weapon, after he held a hatchet up to his front door Monday and refused to come out, according to Hearst CT Media.

A huge flash lit up the sky across New England around 1 a.m. Tuesday. Hundreds of people across the region reported seeing the flash, which was likely a fireball: a bright meteor or object that enters Earth's atmosphere.

Hartford police are investigating a double homicide that happened late Monday night.

Narcan — a drug with the power to counteract opioid overdose — was administered by paramedics in New Canaan a total of eight times over the last two years, according to Norwalk Hospital EMS Coordinator James Brubaker. Of those eight instances, five were successful reversals of opioid overdose.

A 26-year-old Fairfield man is accused of trying to eat marijuana to hide it from police during a traffic stop, according to the Fairfield Citizen.

Sarah and Charlie Robinson of 4 Carter Street — the site of one of the oldest homes in New Canaan — are replacing a barn that dated back to the late 1800’s with an ‘antique’ barn transported from Hancock, Mass., which was broken down into sections for interstate transport to the Robinson’s backyard.

A driver was killed Monday night after his car struck a tree on Route 53 in Bethel.

You can Join supporters of the Spooner House on Saturday, May 21 starting at 9 a.m. (rain or shine) to take part in the 19th annual Walk for the Hungry and Homeless. Registration is at the fountain at the Division Street entrance to the Derby Greenway beginning at 8:30 a.m. with a 9 a.m. kick off.