In Case You Missed It Weekend Digest: April 20 - NBC Connecticut

In Case You Missed It Weekend Digest: April 20

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    To help make sure you stay informed on the most shared and talked about stories, each Saturday and Sunday we'll revisit 5 stories from the previous week, including the most recent updates.

    Notre Dame Burns

    Fire broke out inside Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday. The flames toppled the church's steeple and destroyed most of the lead roof of the 950-year-old cathedral. Heroic efforts by firefighters saved Notre Dame's two bell towers. More than $1 billion has already been pledged to restore the cathedral. See more on the fire here.

    Fire Engulfs Notre Dame Cathedral; Spire CollapsesFire Engulfs Notre Dame Cathedral; Spire Collapses

    A massive fire engulfed Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday, toppling its spire and sending thick plumes of smoke high into the sky.

    (Published Monday, April 15, 2019)

    Police Shooting Sparks Outrage

    A woman was shot during a police-involved shooting in New Haven early Tuesday morning. She suffered non-life threatening injuries. The incident took place in New Haven, but it was a Hamden police officer and a Yale University police officer that both fired their weapons during the traffic stop, according to state police. Both of those officers have been placed on leave. The shooting spurred protests from Black Lives Matter and community activists. For more on the shooting and its fallout, click here.

    Protesters Rally After Officer-Involved Shooting in New HavenProtesters Rally After Officer-Involved Shooting in New Haven

    Surveillance video apparently captured the shooting near Argyle Street and Dixwell Avenue, which involved officers from the Yale and Hamden police departments.

    (Published Tuesday, April 16, 2019)

    When Bobcats Attack

    State environmental officers euthanized a bobcat after the animal injured a golfer in Baltic on Thursday morning. The same bobcat is believed to have attacked a horse nearby about an hour earlier. The person was taken to the hospital to be treated. State experts were testing the bobcat for rabies. See more on the attacks here.

    Bobcat Attacks Golfer and Horse in BalticBobcat Attacks Golfer and Horse in Baltic

    DEEP officers euthanized a bobcat after the animal attacked a golfer and a horse in Baltic on Thursday morning.

    (Published Thursday, April 18, 2019)

    Tiger Roars Again

    Tiger Woods won the 2019 Masters, his first green jacket since 2005 and first major win since 2008. Woods' victory in Augusta, Georgia on Sunday has been called by some as the greatest sports comeback stories of all time. It marks Tiger's fifteenth major victory. See more on Tiger's win here.

    Tiger Woods Captures First Masters Title Since 2005Tiger Woods Captures First Masters Title Since 2005

    Tiger Woods has ended his 14-year streak without a green jacket.

    (Published Sunday, April 14, 2019)

    Stop & Shop Strike Continues

    More than a week after going on strike, Stop & Shop workers are still on the picket lines across Connecticut. The union employees say they are concerned about proposed changes in their health benefits and take-home pay. Click here for more on the ongoing strike.

    Stop and Shop Strike Stretches Into Busy Holiday WeekendStop and Shop Strike Stretches Into Busy Holiday Weekend

    Stop & Shop workers remain on strike as we approach a busy weekend with people shopping for Passover and Easter.

    (Published Thursday, April 18, 2019)

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