HAN News Update, Jan. 13

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).


With it finally feeling like winter in Connecticut are you thinking of flying somewhere tropical? Before you book that trip to the tropics, you’ll want to hear Jim Cameron’s eight facts about flying coming up later in the show.

Dr. Aaron Krasner of Silver Hill Hospital joins us to give advice on helping teens cope with the dreaded college rejection letter.

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, Jan. 13:
The Boston Globe is reporting that General Electric Co. will relocate is global headquarters, moving from Fairfield to Boston, according to an official familiar with the process.
A former Stratford teacher’s aide charged with having a sexual relationship with a minor now faces new charges of sexual assault with another minor that police say occurred at the Trumbull Marriott.
The Trumbull Police Department is currently investigating a burglary that took place at the Mobil Service Center located on 950 White Plains Road shortly before 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12.

The annual Gathering of the Vibes music festival, whose organizer in late November suddenly canceled this year’s event, owes $750,000 for police overtime, according to Mayor Joe Ganim’s administration.

The Redding Pilot reports that seven burglaries have been reported in Redding in the last three months. That’s quite a number for a town that averages about ten per year, says Police Chief Douglas Fuchs.

A new restaurant in Ridgefield is taking tipping out of the dining equation.

Shelton Mayor Lauretti took U.S Sen. Chris Murphy on a tour of some of the city’s brownfield sites, including the old Chromium building located on Canal street, to help convey what redevelopment projects are to come and what funds are required for them to be completed.