In Case You Missed It Weekend Digest: March 2

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.

Cohen Tells Congress Trump Is a Racist, Conman, and Cheat

President Trump's former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, spent three days on Capitol Hill testifying before different congressional committees this week. His public testimony before the House Oversight Committee on Tuesday was full of fireworks. He called the president a racist, conman, and a cheat. Cohen provided documentation he says proves President Trump reimbursed him for a $130,000 payment to silence Stormy Daniels. Republicans on the committee said Cohen is a felon already convicted of lying to Congress and his testimony was not credible. Read more about the explosive testimony here.

Trump Takes Jab at Blumenthal While in Vietnam

Hours after landing in Vietnam for his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, President Trump took a shot at Senator Richard Blumenthal in a tweet. Trump said he now had spent more time in Vietnam than Blumenthal, a reference to past statements the senator had made about his time in the Marines and coming home from Vietnam. Blumenthal claims he misspoke about his service during the Vietnam War. President Trump called Blumenthal a third-rate senator. Read more about the back-and-forth here.

Hidden in Plain Sight

Bodies buried under the New Haven Green? A Cold War-era missile site near a Cromwell apartment complex? A river running under the City of Hartford? There are several places in Connecticut that may not be exactly what they seem. NBC Connecticut took a look this week at some areas in the state you may have never known existed. See what they are here.

All around Connecticut there are spaces and places that people may not even know exist.

Ski Area Tragedy

An 8-year-old boy died in a skiing accident at Mount Southington last week. Police said the child was injured in an accident on Feb. 19 and was treated at the scene before being transported to the hospital. He later died from those injuries. For more on the incident, click here.

Walk This Way (To Springfield)

If you've been hoping to see Aerosmith live soon, you don't have to "Dream On" much longer. The band announced Tuesday they will perform at the MGM Springfield casino for four nights this summer. The shows will be Aug. 21, Aug.24, Aug. 26, and Aug. 29. Click here for details on tickets.

Families of the nearly 30 members of the Connecticut Air National Guard's 103rd Airlift Wing who were deployed in Southwest Asia welcomed them home on a special day, the Fourth of July.
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