HAN News Update, Jan. 29

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).


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

Below are some of the stories we are following for Friday, Jan. 29:

No deals were reached Thursday in the case against Christopher Plaskon, the teenager charged with stabbing to death fellow classmate Maren Sanchez in April 2014 at Jonathan Law High School.

A 24-year old male New York City resident turned himself in to New Canaan Police on Jan. 26 on a warrant for his arrest stemming from a duffle bag with pot and cocaine left at New Canaan train station on New Year’s Day.

U.S. Senators Chris Murphy, Richard Blumenthal and U.S. Representative Elizabeth Etsy are urging the Connecticut Food Association to prohibit openly carried firearms in stores across the state.

A West Haven man has been arrested for setting a fire behind the Target store in Orange with the help of four juveniles.

From the first-ever drop of the puck, hockey players and broken teeth have shared an extensive, often colorful history. But while dental damage is common during hockey games, The Ridgefield Press’ Tim Murphy reports it is not something that a player expects to incur while he or she is waiting to go onto the ice. Even more so when the player in question is 10 years old.

On Saturday, Jan. 30, leaders from area non-profit organizations will participate in a community forum to discuss the impact of General Electric moving its headquarters to Boston.

A first-of-its-kind collaboration intended to stop drunk driving will help Stratford residents get a free ride home on weekends.

When you think sidewalk sales you may think spring or summer but the Darien Chamber of Commerce is taking their sidewalk sales indoors, starting this weekend.

Upper Crust Bakery Café will be joining Trumbull’s Madison Village this spring, bringing its fresh-made bagels and top-of-the-line coffee to Trumbull after two decades of success in Darien.

Some 36 food providers, offering an array of eats from hors d’oeuvres to entrees to desserts, will be participating in this year’s Taste of Ridgefield, Sunday, Jan. 31, at the Lounsbury House.