HAN News, March 4

Man extricated from crash in Fairfield, Kidnapping scam, highlights from basketball championship and more

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).

Rob Adams joins us with a Nutmeg Sports Update. Donald Eng takes a look back on this day in history.

A man was hospitalized after a pickup truck rolled over on Barlow Road in Fairfield shortly before 7 a.m. this morning.

Daily phone scam attempts targeting residents of Darien and surrounding towns continue to occur at an alarming rate. Yesterday morning, a town resident and parent of a Darien High School student unfortunately became the target of a kidnapping scam, one that the police department hears about regularly.

Marc Anthony Ortiz, 18, of Seaside Avenue, Milford was arrested this week for allegedly striking a person with a baseball bat during a fight at Eisenhower Park.

In Trumbull, A Daniels Farm Road man was arrested for carrying a weapon without a permit and having a weapon in a motor vehicle on Old Town Road after 1 a.m. on Wednesday.

A Stratford man has been found guilty of murder in the 2014 shooting death of a man in Hamden.

New Canaan Town Council Chairman Bill Walbert reports being told by Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection on March 3 that “a town has no authority to prohibit trapping on private property,” and also cannot ban a particularly type of trapping.

Owen Tanzer of Weston has been nominated for a Young Artists Award for his performance in the NBC miniseries The Slap.

The Wilton Chamber of Commerce’s annual Spring Restaurant Week will kick off March 7.

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