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.
There was a report of an alligator sighting at Powers Lake in East Lyme this week and the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection responded to check it out. They have not been able to confirm whether an alligator was there. Read the story here.
The temperature will feel like 105 to 110 degrees this weekend and cities and towns are taking precautions and opening cooling centers and splash pads to help residents beat the heat. Read the story here.
The heat took a toll on children during the Summer Camp Carnival Day trip in Newington this week. Seven children were taken to the hospital after showing symptoms of dehydration and heat exhaustion. Read the story here.
A young cow was slaughtered in public view in a Home Depot parking lot in Bloomfield and NBC Connecticut Investigates has learned the business that owned the livestock is closed, and in hot water with multiple local, state and federal agencies. Read the story here.
There are concerns about time card fraud inside Hartford City Hall. NBC Connecticut Investigates has learned that new procedures will be recommended after auditors discovered city council aides got paid for a 40-hour workweek, but had little supervision of their hours. Read the story here.