HAN News Update, Dec. 11


Coffee Break, HAN’s daily news update, airs weekday mornings at 11 a.m. at live.HAN.Network. Or watch it on-demand later (see video above).

Check out highlights from the Winter FCIAC tour and take a look back in history with Donald Eng.

Special guest Bert Bernardi of Pantochino Productions tells us about 'Christmas Cookies' an original play opening this weekend in Milford.

Here are some of the stories we are following on Dec. 11:

Metropolitan Transit Authority police have released the name of the town man killed by a Metro-North commuter train in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Thursday that he will sign an executive order blocking anyone on federal government terrorism watch lists from obtaining a gun permit.

Quick action by a Georgetown first responder saved a woman and two dogs from a house fire on 20 Samuelson Road in Weston.

The former Newtown police sergeant reported to be at the head of an international steroid manufacturing and distribution ring pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute anabolic steroids and one count of conspiracy to launder monetary instruments.

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) this week condemned the use of swastikas in vandalism found in Milford on Sunday morning and praised local police for investigating the matter.

A Newtown man who allegedly assaulted his girlfriend on Kettle Creek Lane in Monroe was also arrested for an apparent armed home invasion attempt a few hours later.

Bravo Pet Foods, based in Manchester, Conn., is voluntarily recalling its Bravo Chicken Blend diet food for dogs and cats with a best used by date of Nov. 13, 2016, due to concerns of the possible presence of Salmonella.

State Police are warning the public about falsely reporting incidents to authorities and making threats which require law enforcement to respond.