HAN News Update, Dec. 18


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).

Rob Adams is back in studio with the latest weather and sports. Donald Eng takes a look back on this day in history.

Weston Forum Editor Patty Gay also joins us to give us her tips on the easiest Christmas cookies around and great holiday tradition ideas.

Here are some of the stories we are following on Friday, Dec. 18:

Police from several departments joined bail enforcement agents Thursday night into Friday as they sought a wanted Danbury man.

A man from Pleasantville, N.J., was arrested by Shelton Police for attacking a man with a baseball bat on Bridgeport Avenue Thursday morning.

Florida Atlantic University has taken steps to fire a professor who claimed the massacre of children in Newtown was staged.

A Monroe woman was arrested for getting in a drunk driving accident with her child in the car on Tuesday, Dec. 8

With a guilty plea by the former Newtown police sergeant reported to be at the head of an international steroid manufacturing and distribution ring, federal authorities are closing in on the individuals charged with being part of the ring.

Terrorism concerns have led to the cancellation of German and Chinese exchange trips planned for Ridgefield High School world language students, upsetting some parents and students.

For the first time on record, an estimated 100.5 million Americans — nearly 1 in 3 people — will travel more than 50 miles over the 12 days of the upcoming Christmas holiday.

At the New Canaan Police Commission meeting held Wednesday night, Dec. 15, at police headquarters, the Pop-Up Park last held in 2014 at the intersection of Elm Street and South Avenue was proposed to return to that location for a three-week run, from Aug. 5-Aug. 28.

The Soto family recently asked if students from Stratford Academy Victoria Soto School could make ornaments to decorate Vicki’s trees at the Vicki Soto Playground.