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In Case You Missed It Weekend Digest: June 15

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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.

    Free on Bond

    Fotis Dulos, the estranged husband of missing mom, Jennifer Dulos, was released on bond on Tuesday. He walked out of court in Stamford after pleading not guilty to charges of tampering with evidence and hindering prosecution in connection with the case. See details of his release here.

    Fotis Dulos Released on BondFotis Dulos Released on Bond

    After pleading not guilty to charges connected to the disappearance of his estranged with, Fotis Dulos was released on bond Tuesday.

    (Published Tuesday, June 11, 2019)

    Prayers for Big Papi

    Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was shot in the back while at a bar in his native Dominican Republic on Sunday night. Authorities there said the attack was orchestrated, but did not say what the motive may have been. Ortiz was brought to Boston where he is recovering after multiple surgeries. For more on the suspects and the shooting, click here.

    David Ortiz Continues to RecoverDavid Ortiz Continues to Recover

    A suspect connected to the shooting of David Ortiz appeared in court in the Dominican Republic, where he's being held without bail for one year. Meanwhile, Ortiz continues to recover in Boston, where he remains in the ICU at Mass General Hospital.

    (Published Wednesday, June 12, 2019)

    Stewart Shames Congress

    Former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart blasted Congress during a committee hearing on a fund for sick and dying 9/11 first responders on Tuesday. He was upset when several lawmakers on the committee failed to show up for the hearing. Stewart's nearly 10-minute lashing of Congress may have sparked support for legislation to continue funding the program. The committee voted in favor of it the following day. See his entire speech here.

    Jon Stewart Blasts Congress Over 9/11 Victims FundJon Stewart Blasts Congress Over 9/11 Victims Fund

    Watch comedian Jon Stewart’s full statement at a congressional hearing on the 9/11 victims fund Tuesday, June 11.

    (Published Tuesday, June 11, 2019)

    NJ Nightmare

    Nearly 200 dogs were rescued from a nightmare hoarding situation in New Jersey on Tuesday — some pregnant, many sick and most having had only limited human contact. Photos of the dogs released by the MCSPCA show emaciated animals with matted hair, clouded eyes and a variety of other apparent ailments. For more on the incident, click here.

    20 Dogs Found Dead, Nearly 200 Rescued From NJ Nightmare20 Dogs Found Dead, Nearly 200 Rescued From NJ Nightmare

    Nearly 200 dogs were rescued from a nightmare hoarding situation in New Jersey on Tuesday; 20 dogs were also found dead.

    (Published Wednesday, June 12, 2019)

    Jordan's Back

    Jordan Spieth announced he will return to Cromwell next week to play in this year's Travelers Championship. Spieth is the 2017 Travelers Championship winner. His holeout on the first playoff hole is one of the most memorable PGA Tour endings ever. See more on his return to the tournament here.