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.
A Hamden school employee resigned on Saturday after a video apparently showed her shouting the "n-word" at a black man in the ShopRite in East Haven. The video was recorded last Friday. It is not clear what happened before the video began that led to the altercation. In a 911 call to police, Corrinne Magoveny-Terrone, of New Haven, claimed she was the victim of a verbal assault. See more about her expletive-laced 911 call here.
Police Chief's Surprise Announcement
Hartford police chief David Rosado announced Thursday he would be stepping down from the Department to take a job with Pratt & Whitney. Rosado is leaving just a little more than a year since he took the job. He was a member of the Connecticut State Police before that and has spent 22 years in public service. For more on Rosado's decision, click here.
Toll Bills Clear Hurdle
The General Assembly's Transportation Committee voted on three bills that bring Connecticut a step closer to adding tolls to highways throughout the state. The vote moves the bills out of committee and on to the full General Assembly for debate. See more on what the vote means here.
New Zealand Bans Some Firearms
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced an immediate ban Thursday on sales of "military-style" semi-automatic firearms and high-capacity magazines in the wake of a terrorist attack on two mosques in Christchurch that killed 50 worshippers. Ardern said the sales ban was effective immediately to prevent stockpiling and would be followed by a complete ban on the weapons after new laws were rushed through. Click here for more on the ban.
Kids Call Cops on Dad
A Wallingford man was arrested on DUI charges last Saturday after his three children called the police to report he was driving erratically. According to police, the children begged their father, 48-year-old John Sweeney, to let someone else drive, but he pulled over and kicked them out of the vehicle before he sped away. The children walked nearly a mile in the dark to a gas station to call police. See the rest of the story here.