HAN News Update, Jan. 18

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Kate Czaplinski is joined by Rob Adams with sports and weather. Donald Eng takes a look back on this day in history.

Below are some of the stories we are following for Monday, Jan. 18:

Two Norwalk youths were allegedly attacked following a basketball game in Stamford on Friday, leading to the arrest of one Stamford teen, and police say more arrests are to come.

Monroe police are looking for suspects  that allegedly robbed teenagers at gunpoint last Thursday.

North Haven Police say a young wife was killed after getting into an accident while riding an all-terrain vehicle in North Haven.

Late Sunday morning a three car crash spilled fluids all over White Plains Road.

The state has approved permits for three new medical marijuana dispensaries — two in Milford and one in Waterbury.

An Easton woman pleaded guilty last week  before U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill in Bridgeport to one count of wire fraud stemming from her theft of more than $250,000 from her employer.

Trumbull firefighters were able to quickly extinquish a structure fire that seriously damaged a home on Sunnycrest Road last Friday morning.

In Ridgefield, The first week of the new year brought a particularly aggressive Internal Revenue Service scam to town, with residents complaining to police that the supposed IRS caller was threatening them with arrest.

Both Republican and Democratic presidential primaries in Connecticut are scheduled for Tuesday, April 26, and to participate people must be registered with the party the candidate they want to support — or oppose — is running in.

And finally, it is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, many of our communities are celebrating the legacy of Dr. King with ceremonies.