HAN News Update, Jan. 7

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).


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 Thursday, Jan. 7:

A 24-year-old Stratford man died Wednesday, Jan. 6, after being found unconscious from a suspected heroin overdose in the bathroom at a Trumbull Starbucks.

Monroe police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a pair of suspects that robbed the Buck Stop/Exxon gas station on Route 25 December 11.

A former employee of Mountain Grove Cemetery is facing numerous charges after police said he tried to scam the cemetery and a local garden supply store out of thousands of dollars.

A Milford teen was charged with lying to police after a drug deal went bad, according to a police report.

Last weekend, the Darien community was drawn together — first in an effort to help — and then in grief, after 63-year-old Suzanne Stisser was reported missing by her family on New Year’s Day. Suzanne, a beloved former Tokeneke physical education teacher, mother, and grandmother, with immeasurable ties to the Darien community, left her Briar Brae Road home at 11 a.m. Friday.

In news from the Valley Independent Sentinel, The owner of a downtown Ansonia nightclub is out of business after his landlord served him with an eviction notice and the city asked a judge to prevent the club from hosting late night parties.

It’s a new year in Trumbull, but politics haven’t changed much, according to a story on TrumbullTimes.com.

The City of Milford is seeking an official poet laureate, someone to pen some poems for city occasions and to represent the city in literary events.