HAN News Update, Dec. 16


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Here are some of the news stories we are following on Wednesday, Dec. 16:

A woman and child were struck by a car yesterday evening in downtown Shelton.

Christopher Plaskon, who is accused of stabbing fellow high school student Maren Sanchez to death in Milford last April, said he heard voices and that is the reason he stabbed Maren.

A former bookkeeper of a Darien veterans’ charity pled guilty to fraud to fraud and tax evasion in Hartford Tuesday.

Funeral services are scheduled for State Rep. Terry Backer.

A February trip to Paris put on by Joel Barlow High School’s French department will go on as planned, the Region 9 Board of Education decided Tuesday evening.

A Darien resident woke up to the alarm of his new Ford F150 during the early morning hours of Dec. 13, noticing an unknown person inside the vehicle. The man immediately called police, who arrived at his Post Road home at about 3:30 a.m.

A Monroe doctor who avoided prison time last year for his role in an extensive insurance fraud scheme was reprimanded Tuesday by the state Medical Examining Board.

A former Darien High School football coach has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the City of Norwalk and the Norwalk Police Department.

The shortest member of the New Canaan Police Department, Apollo the K-9, needs help from the community to raise $100,000 for a second police dog, additional training and a new vehicle with state-of-the-art equipment.