In Case You Missed It Weekend Digest: August 10 - NBC Connecticut

In Case You Missed It Weekend Digest: August 10

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

    Flesh-Eating Bacteria

    A New Britain man contracted a flesh-eating bacteria and had to have part of his leg amputated after he says he dipped his feet in the water at Hammonasset Beach State Park in June. Bruce Kagan got sick days later and after many surgeries to save his leg, eventually doctors decided to amputate. See more on the story here.

    CT Man Contracts Flesh-Eating Bacteria After Swimming at HammonassetCT Man Contracts Flesh-Eating Bacteria After Swimming at Hammonasset

    A New Britain man contracted flesh-eating bacteria and had to have his leg amputated after swimming at Hammonasset Beach State Park, according to his family.

    (Published Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019)

    Tragedy Times Two

    The nation again spent the week reeling from not one, but two mass shootings. The shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio were just 13 hours apart. In all, 31 people were killed and dozens wounded. President Trump visited both cities during the week, where he was greeted by protesters as he visited with survivors. For the latest on the shootings, click here.

    President Trump Speaks During El Paso VisitPresident Trump Speaks During El Paso Visit

    Visiting victims of two mass shootings Wednesday, President Donald Trump gave his first remarks of the day during the trip's second stop -- in El Paso.

    (Published Friday, Aug. 9, 2019)

    Message of Hate

    The Halal butcher shop in Bloomfield that was at the center of a controversy after an escaped cow was slaughtered in a Home Depot parking lot, was the target of anti-Muslim graffiti. The owners of Saba Live Poultry arrived Wednesday morning to find hateful messages scrawled on their building. See more on the investigation here.

    Halal Butcher Shop Target of Anti Muslim GraffitiHalal Butcher Shop Target of Anti Muslim Graffiti

    The Hilal butcher shop at the center of the controversial slaughter of a cow at the Home Depot in Bloomfield, was the target of anti-Muslim graffiti on Wednesday.

    (Published Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019)

    Suspect Found Dead

    A murder suspect out on bond was found dead on the property of his Fairfield home after his GPS monitor stopped responding Tuesday, according to police. James Taylor was found in a shipping container. He was facing murder charges in the death of his ex-wife. For more on what happened, click here.

    Fairfield Murder Suspect Found Dead After SearchFairfield Murder Suspect Found Dead After Search

    James Taylor, who was facing murder charges in the death of his ex-wife Catherine Taylor, was found dead Tuesday night.

    (Published Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019)

    Show Me The Money

    Believe it or not, there is a way you can make money off of those annoying robocalls to your cell phone. A Texas man has found a way to turn those robocalls into thousands of dollars -- legally. See just how it's done here.

    How to Turn Annoying Robocalls Into CashHow to Turn Annoying Robocalls Into Cash

    A McKinney man says he's mastered the art of turning robocalls into thousands of dollars -- legally. Now, he wants to show you how to cash in on illegal calls.

    (Published Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019)