HAN News Update, Dec. 30

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 below).


Kate Czaplinski is joined by Rob Adams for high school sports updates. Donald Eng also takes a look back on this day in history.

Below are some of the stories we are following on Wednesday, Dec. 30:

A bicyclist seriously injured in an accident on Bridgeport Avenue in Shelton last Wednesday, Dec. 23, died on Christmas Eve.

A former Westport lifeguard was charged with 431 counts of voyeurism Monday, for allegedly installing hidden cameras inside an employee area at Burying Hill Beach this summer and secretly recording people.

An American flag that hangs on the overpass on Noroton Avenue was defaced sometime early this week. A Darienite who chose to remain anonymous sent the Darien Times photos of the flag, which now has a number 12 cut into it.

Elsewhere in the state, West Hartford police have arrested a Maine resident who is suspected of burglarizing homes in Connecticut in 2007 while he was working for the Salvation Army.

Two men are facing numerous charges after Monroe police allegedly caught them in possession of drugs while investigating a 911 call.

New Canaan Police Chief Leon Krolikowski is warning residents of a scam involving callers claiming to be from Eversource.

Redding Roadhouse restaurant, on Route 53 near its intersection with Route 107, was struck by a minor chimney fire on Wednesday, Dec. 23.

The support of family, friends, colleagues, and an entire community is helping a Trumbull police officer in his fight against cancer.

More than 150 guests recently attended the debut of the Kennedy Center’s annual Calendar Reception where the 2016 Unique Perspective calendar was unveiled at Gallery@999, located in the Margaret E. Morton Government Center in Bridgeport. 

Atka, the Wolf Conservation Center of South Salem, NY ambassador wolf, is beginning his retirement this year after 13 years of service. He’ll make one of his final public appearances at Redding’s New Pond Farm on Saturday, Jan. 16 from 2 to 3 p.m.

If you are in the Weston area and looking for a way to dispose of your Christmas tree for a good cause, Emmanuel Episcopal Church, at 285 Lyons Plain Road, is holding a Christmas tree bonfire on Saturday, Jan. 9, at 6 p.m.