HAN News Update, Dec. 9


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).

We take a sneak peek at the Winter FCIAC tour and Donald Eng also takes a look back on this day in history.

Here are some of the local news stories we are following Dec. 9:

A paraprofessional at a Stratford middle school is accused of having sexual contact with a minor and has been arrested by police.

The Milford Fire Department responded to 31 Southwind Lane for a building fire in an end unit of a four unit condominium at 7:09 a.m. Tuesday.

Darien police arrested two New York City natives for their alleged role in an identity theft scam. The men are accused of using stolen personal information to order goods, with several Darien homes listed as potential targets.

Jeffrey and Jeanette Navin might have planned to cut their son Kyle from their wills at the time of their murder, but they had not done so.

Animal Control Officer Lynn Dellabianca and Trumbull Police Sgt. Doug Smith helped rescue a small doe in the woods near Strobel Road Tuesday morning.

The back-and-forth battle between Trumbull resident and former school facilities manager Al Barbarotta and First Selectman Tim Herbst raged on this week when the AFB Construction Management boss filed another lawsuit against the town’s top official at the State Superior Court in Bridgeport.

Saxophonist Jimmy Greene, whose daughter died in the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting, has earned Grammy nominations for his album inspired by his late child.

And in a feel good holiday story out of Ridgefield, Some 300 people showed up on the front lawn of the Cowen home Tuesday night for a Christmas caroling flash mob for the benefit of Justin Cowen, a 12-year-old with cancer, and his family.

If you are looking for a few laughs, There will be a display of Douglas Smith’s original artwork at the Trumbull library this month. Smith is the editorial cartoonist for us here at the HAN Network. His weekly cartoons appear in our 13 newspapers each week.