In Case You Missed It Weekend Digest: November 9 - NBC Connecticut

In Case You Missed It Weekend Digest: November 9

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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.

    A Mother's Worst Nightmare

    Two small children were found safe after the SUV they were in was stolen in New Haven on Wednesday night. The children's mother went inside the Roberto Clemente school to pick up another child when someone jumped into her SUV and took off with her 5-year-old and 10-month-old inside. The children were dropped off nearby and found by a good Samaritan. For more on the search for the suspect, click here.

    Police Seek Suspect Who Stole Car With Kids InsidePolice Seek Suspect Who Stole Car With Kids Inside

    Police said the 5-year-old and 10-month-old were unharmed and will be reunited with their mother.

    (Published Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019)

    Mexico Massacre

    Drug cartel gunmen ambushed three SUVs along a dirt road, slaughtering six children and three women — all U.S. citizens living in northern Mexico — in a grisly attack that left one vehicle a burned-out, bullet-riddled hulk, authorities said Tuesday. Eight other children were found alive after escaping from the vehicles and hiding in the brush. The victims lived in a small town in Mexico founded decades ago by an offshoot of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. See more on the attack here.

    9 Americans Dead In Mexico Massacre9 Americans Dead In Mexico Massacre

    Families caught in highway ambush that left nine dead and several more seriously wounded.

    (Published Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019)

    Toll Roads?

    Gov. Ned Lamont revealed his new transportation initiative on Thursday, which included plans to upgrade bottlenecks, improvements to rail service in Connecticut, and a pared down version of his proposal to put tolls on state highways. For details of the plan, click here.

    New Lamont Transportation Plan Includes TollsNew Lamont Transportation Plan Includes Tolls

    Gov. Ned Lamont released his new transportation plan, which includes a pared-down version of his tolls proposal.

    (Published Friday, Nov. 8, 2019)

    The Voters Choose

    Voters in dozens of cities and towns across Connecticut went to the polls on Tuesday to elect local leaders. New Haven and Middletown both elected new mayors, while Hartford reelected current mayor Luke Bronin. See the full election results here.

    Younger Voters Turn Out on Election DayYounger Voters Turn Out on Election Day

    Many first-time voters headed to the polls on Election Day Tuesday.
    (Published Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019)

    Christmas Delivery

    A Wallingford family's Christmas tradition is now on Walmart shelves available nationwide. It’s called Santa’s Enchanted Mailbox, and it’s a device that magically delivers letters to Santa. For more on the Christmas magic, click here.

    Walmart Selling Christmas Creation by Wallingford InventorWalmart Selling Christmas Creation by Wallingford Inventor

    Santa's Enchanted Mailbox has gone from a Wallingford inventor's idea to the store shelves of one of the nation's biggest retailers.

    (Published Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019)