HAN News Update, Jan. 25

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Mike Suppe joins Kate for local sports and Donald Eng takes a look back on this day in history.

Below are some of the stories we are following for Monday, Jan. 25:

Many were digging out yesterday following Saturday’s snow storm, the first significant snowfall of the  season.

No injuries were reported in a scary accident Sunday morning when a Metro North train collided with a snow plow.

In Bridgeport, an Old Town Road home was broken into Saturday by three armed men, who pistol whipped the three Sacred Heart University students living there and stole cell phones, jewelry and watches, police said.

In Monroe, A suspected purse snatcher is facing multiple charges after police said he caused a ruckus in Big Y January 15.

In Fairfield, Jeffrey Carron, 22, of Sky Top Drive, was arrested Thursday in connection with a fiery single-car accident last December.

A man who didn’t clean the snow off his roof-landed in bigger trouble early Sunday morning in New Canaan.

If you have noticed a helicopter in the sky this month, it might be Eversource.

Leaders from area non-profits will participate in a community forum to discuss the impact of GE moving its headquarters to Boston.

Redding resident Joe Brandt, a jewelry expert who writes the “Jewelry Box” column for HAN Network’s The Home Monthly, and Redding police Chief Douglas Fuchs got together last week to give their opinions on keeping jewelry safe in Redding homes.

State Reps. Gail Lavielle (R-143) and Tom O’Dea (R-125) will join State Senator Toni Boucher (R-26) to host a “Coffee with Your Legislators” event in Wilton at Orem’s Diner.

Christine Peyreigne of Weston has been named a General Class Falconer.