HAN News, May 2

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.


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

Later in the show,  we're joined by Marc Jaffe, CEO, Childcare Learning Centers of Stamford, a not-for-profit that works to identify needs and develop programs for early childhood education and development. CLC has a important fundraiser coming up this Saturday.

Below are some of the stories we are following on Monday, May 2:

A Stratford man died on Saturday morning after his car was involved in a crash on Route 8 near Exit 7 in Trumbull.

A Bridgeport man jumped or fell to his death from a sixth-floor window at a public housing complex early this morning, according to the CT Post.

A New Canaan man was one of two people charged by New York City police with reckless endangerment and trespassing Saturday morning, April 30, after they attempted to climb up a beam of the Brooklyn Bridge in order to take photographs of the sunrise.

Throughout the month of May, the HAN Network and Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan are working together to raise awareness and encourage a conversation about mental health issues.

A Monroe man was arrested on weapons charges after he was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at a LaGuardia Airport checkpoint April 28 with a loaded gun.

Big news over the weekend, for families who have been fighting for an amendment to Connecticut’s medical marijuana law.

Police are investigating whether two suspects arrested in Stamford are responsible for a house burglary in Darien on April 21.

Progress is being made on New Canaan’s new post office.

Nearly 400 residents packed the Shelton Intermediate School auditorium in hopes of persuading the Planning and Zoning Commission to reject the 121-acre Shelter Ridge proposal and zone change.