In Case You Missed It Weekend Digest: May 19

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.

Dog Attack

A Stratford police officer shot and killed a dog that was attacking a girl on Everett Street Tuesday afternoon. The 8-year-old girl was walking the dog with her cousin, when it attacked her. The family had only gotten the dog a few days earlier. The girl was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. See more on the attack here.

A Stratford police officer shot and killed a dog that was attacking a girl on Everett Street Tuesday afternoon.

CT Prosecutor Appointed

Attorney General William Barr tapped John Durham, the U.S. attorney in Connecticut, to oversee the probe into the origins of the Russia investigation. The investigation is examining intelligence and surveillance used during the Russia investigation that shadowed Donald Trump's presidency for nearly two years. For more on Durham, click here.

Horrific Crime

Security video recorded a woman shoving a 74-year-old man with a walker off a public transit bus in Las Vegas after he asked her to be nice to other passengers, and she's facing a murder charge after the man died, according to court documents. The woman was accused of shoving Fournier out the door "with enough force that he never touched any of the steps" before hitting his head about 8 feet (2.4 meters) from the bus. See more on what led to the incident on the bus here.

Up in Smoke?

Connecticut may be running out of time to become the latest state to legalize and regulate the recreational use of marijuana. Multiple legislative sources told NBC Connecticut the votes are not there to pass cannabis legislation in either the House or the Senate. Leaders in both chambers acknowledged the possibility of a special session to address the issue. Click here for more on the possible stall of pot legislation in the General Assembly.

Legislative sources tell NBC Connecticut that a vote on legalizing marijuana in Connecticut may not happen during the regular session and may get pushed to a special session.

Remembering Tim Conway

Tim Conway, the impish second banana to Carol Burnett who won four Emmy Awards on her TV variety show, starred aboard "McHale's Navy" and later voiced the role of Barnacle Boy for "Spongebob Squarepants," died Tuesday. He was 85. Conway died in a Los Angeles care facility after a long illness. Conway's wife, Charlene Fusco, and a daughter, Jackie, were at his side. For more on the beloved comedy legend, click here.

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