HAN News, July 11

State Police cruiser wrecked by driver on the run, a summer recipe goes vegan, football tournament highlights, more

Coffee Break, HAN’s daily news update, airs weekday mornings at 11 a.m. at live.HAN.Network, and is hosted by Kate Czaplinski. You can watch it on-demand later or see video below.

Later in the show, a food policy coordinator with the Humane Society shares a vegan summer recipe, first whipped up by UCONN students.

Below are some of the stories we are following on Monday, July 11:

In the early hours of Saturday morning, State Police captured a man trying to escape police in a tow truck, after he intentionally rammed an unoccupied police cruiser.

On July 8,the Norwalk Detective Bureau received information about threatening social media messaging advocating violence against police officers.

A Waterbury man accused of stealing more than $4,000 in electronics from packages to be delivered is facing a larceny charge from Stratford Police.

Many area police departments received gifts and notes of thanks from local residents, in the wake of the Dallas shootings.

A barefoot man led Ridgefield police on a foot chase through the downtown area at 2:10 p.m. Friday, July 8, after being caught trying to pass a counterfeit bill at the Prospector Theater.

A Waterbury, Connecticut, man was seriously injured in a fireworks accident in Harwinton Saturday and the metal shrapnel amputated part of his left arm.

Transit-oriented development in Ridgefield’s  Branchville area is still on the town’s to-do list, but the nearly $2 million in state money sought to kick-start the effort didn’t make it through the state’s competitive grant process.

Milford’s first poet laureate will make his first public appearance, and present his first city-themed poem, Monday night at Milford’s Board of Aldermen’s meeting.


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