In Case You Missed It Weekend Digest: May 5

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.

Unvaccinated Students in Connecticut

The state Friday released school-by-school data for the percentages of students who are exempt from being vaccinated against diseases such as measles. The Department of Public Health called the number of children entering kindergarten who are not fully vaccinated a "troubling trend." See the full school-by-school immunization data here.

The Department of Public Health on Friday released school-by-school data on the number of students who received exemptions from being vaccinated.

Child Shot

A 9-year-old boy who went out to retrieve his stolen basketball in New Haven ended up being a shot on Tuesday night. The boy and his father walked through their Dixwell Avenue neighborhood before being picked up in a car by the boy's mother. That's when police say shots were fired at the car, hitting the boy in the pelvis. For more on the shooting, click here.

New Haven police say a 9-year-old boy was shot Tuesday night after going out to look for his stolen basketball.

Police Shooting Video Released

The state on Friday released videos of a police shooting in Wethersfield on April 20. The video shows the moment a Wethersfield police officer shot and killed 18-year-old Anthony Jose Vega Cruz on the Silas Deane Highway. The shooting has sparked protests in Wethersfield. See video of the shooting from other angles here.

State prosecutors released dashcam video on Friday of the fatal police shooting of a teen in Wethersfield in April.

Chaos in Venezuela

Violent clashes erupted in Venezuela this week as opposition leader Juan Guaidó took to the street of Caracas with supporters to call for an uprising against President Nicolas Maduro. The move by Guaidó drew quick support from the Trump administration and fierce resistance from forces loyal to Maduro. For more on the clashes, click here.

Top Schools

U.S. News & World Report released its list of the top schools across the country, including the Top 10 High Schools in Connecticut. See the list here.

U.S. News u0026 World Report Ranks Top 10 High Schools in Connecticut

Contact Us