HAN News Update, Dec. 15


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Mike Suppe joins us for a sports update and Donald Eng takes a look back on this day in history.

Here are some of the stories we are following for Tuesday, Dec. 15:

The Trumbull Police Department announced Monday afternoon that there remains an ongoing investigation into disturbing comments made by two Trumbull High School students in an online conversation about the three-year anniversary of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

A woman State Police say caused Emmett O’Brien Technical School to be locked down Monday after she compared her son to the Columbine killers has been involuntarily committed to a mental health facility.

A New Haven firefighter is accused of stealing about $125,000 from a 95-year-old woman he met while responding to a call.

State Rep. Terry Backer, an environmental champion and the long-time Long Island Soundkeeper, died late Monday night in Bridgeport Hospital. He was 61.

A man who fatally shot a college student he had lured to New Jersey to rob during a drug deal has been sentenced to 50 years in prison.

A Stamford man arrested in New Canaan recently pretended to be his brother when he was booked by police.

In Milford, a couple were able to reunite their neighbors with a lost wedding ring. Milford resident Winthrop Smith Jr. was out walking one day when he found a diamond ring on the ground, touching off a quest to find the ring’s owner.

The Connecticut Better Business Bureau urges consumers, investors and merchants to understand the risks associated with the virtual currency known as “bitcoin.”

Milford Police arrested a Hamden woman Dec. 12 and charged her with larceny for allegedly shoplifting at Macy’s, where she was an employee.