HAN News, April 20

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.

What’s a better value when you need a lift: Uber or a local car service? HAN Network’s transportation columnist breaks it down in this week’s installment of Talking Transportation.

Rob Adams brings us the latest local sports news and Donald Eng takes a look back on this day in history.

Below are some of the stories we are following on Wednesday, April 20:

A lawsuit against gun companies by families of victims killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting will go to trial in two years.

After computer outages caused delays at Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles branches statewide, the agency has urged residents to postpone their Wednesday visits.

The Milford Fire Department  rescued a boater in distress yesterday morning. The 911 call in at about 10 a.m. Tuesday, according to officials.

Police have arrested a Naugatuck man in connection with a string of forged prescriptions at local pharmacies.

According to the Associated Press, Wallingford Police say a woman was killed and a man was injured when they were struck by an Amtrak train while trespassing on railroad tracks in Wallingford.

A Trumbull mother mother was arrested for risk of injury to a minor and assault in the third degree on March 30 at Middlebrook Elementary School after her 6-year-old son reported to school officials that he had been hit with a belt.

Fresh off a big win in neighboring New York that has the businessman back on track to win enough delegates for the Republican nomination for president, Donald Trump is close to sweeping the Connecticut Republican Primary next week, according to the latest Quinnipiac University poll.

In Redding Route 58 was shut down for four hours Monday just north of the Redding Ridge Market after a landscaping truck clipped a pickup truck the morning of April 18, sending the pickup into a Honda Civic.

A federal grand jury in Bridgeport recently indicted Bradford Barneys, 50,, with conspiring with Timothy W. Burke in a long-running fraud scheme that targeted distressed homeowners throughout Connecticut, including Easton.

A Norwalk man was arrested for breach of peace in the second degree, criminal violation of a protective order and assault in the third degree April 13, after allegedly attacking his girlfriend in the parking lot at the Bow Tie Cinemas in Trumbull.

A normally smooth and friendly working arrangement between the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) and the town of New Canaan has turned hostile and bitter, with a fed-up First Selectman Rob Mallozzi III sick and tired of being told by the MTA’s Dexter Tee that owed-invoice checks totaling tens of thousands of dollars are in the mail, when they clearly have likely not even been written.

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