HAN News Update, Feb. 4

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It's front page Thursday and John Kovach joins Kate to take a look at our papers. Rob Adams talks weather and takes a look at local high school sports. Donald Eng takes a look back on this day in history.

Below are some of the stories we are following on Thursday, Feb. 4:

A 51-year-old Stamford resident has been identified as the pedestrian fatally struck on Tuesday on I95 in Darien on Tuesday.

Trumbull Town Clerk Suzanne Burr Monaco and her husband, Domenic, were involved in a very serious car accident last night, according to First Selectman Tim Herbst.

In an update on a story we brought you yesterday, Recent attacks on dogs by a rabid fox and a pack of coyotes have caused Weston Animal Control Officer Mark Harper to issue a warning to Weston residents.

Shelton Emergency responders had a busy Wednesday afternoon on Route 8, according to the Echo Hose Hook and Ladder’s Facebook page.  

Former South Salem, N.Y. resident Robert Durst pleaded guilty to illegally possessing a gun in New Orleans on Feb. 3.

A 26-year-old Shelton woman, who had to be revived using Narcan after she crashed her car last November, was charged with driving under the influence on a warrant last Friday.

A Connecticut town is considering a program that would arm teachers at its only school.

The group of New Canaan citizens that is asking the Town for $50,000 annually to support a new financial and public service model for the building that used to house The Outback teen center has not received a positive response, and the Advertiser has learned that Town funding is not forthcoming.

From creating her own newspapers at a young age to earning the title of editor in chief at Sacred Heart Academy’s school newspaper, Shelton’s Abigail Kelly has now been selected as one of 12 students from across the country to report on the 2016 presidential election.

Tonight, St. Vincent’s SWIM Across the Sound will host its annual Sports Gala and Auctionvbenefitting Connecticut police, fire, and correction officers, EMS personnel, public safety dispatchers, and their families battling cancer.