In Case You Missed It Weekend Digest: November 2

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.

ISIS Leader Is Dead

U.S. Special Forces raided a compound in Syria leading to the death of the world's most wanted terrorist, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. President Trump made the announcement from the White House on Sunday. The ISIS leader retreated to an underground tunnel and eventually detonated an explosive vest, killing himself. For more on the raid, click here.

President Donald Trump confirmed the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the shadowy leader of the Islamic State group, after a U.S. military raid in Syria.

Halloween Storm

Tens of thousands of customers were left without power after a powerful storm moved through Connecticut Halloween night and into Friday morning. High winds toppled trees and ripped down power lines statewide. See more on the damage left behind here.

A strong storm that moved through Connecticut left power outages and damage statewide.

Teacher Arrested

A teacher at a Waterbury elementary school was arrested Thursday morning in New Haven and charged with driving under the influence, as well as additional charges. Jessenia Figueroa was arrested in the area of Middletown Avenue and Foxon Boulevard around 7 a.m. on Thursday, according to police. Officers said Figueroa failed field sobriety tests. For more on what police say happened when they tried to place Figueroa under arrest, click here.

A teacher at a Waterbury elementary school was arrested Thursday morning in New Haven and charged with driving under the influence, as well as additional charges.

Congresswoman Resigns

California Rep. Katie Hill used a blistering speech on the floor of the U.S. House to blast what she called a double standard for women in government before resigning. She admitted to having what she called an inappropriate relationship with a campaign staffer. Hill also said she has been the victim of revenge porn after nude photos of her were released to certain media outlets. See details on the situation here.

Apple has to reach outside its core to make the iPad truly successful.

Girlfriend Indicted in Boyfriend's Suicide

A former Boston College student has been indicted in connection with the suicide of her boyfriend. Inyoung You, 21, of South Korea, is facing a charge of involuntary manslaughter in connection with the death of 22-year-old Alexander Urtula, who was also a student at Boston College. The district attorney claims You was "physically, verbally and psychologically abusive" to Urtula. Read the story here.

If you are in crisis, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255 or reach out to the Crisis Text Line by texting 'Home' to 741741.

Body odor is among 52 criteria that officials at San Diego International Airport use to judge taxi drivers. Cabbies say that smacks of prejudice and discrimination. For years, inspectors with the San Diego Regional Airport Authority run down their checklist for each cabbie -- proof of insurance, functioning windshield wipers, adequate tire treads, good brakes. Drivers are graded pass, fail or needs fixing. Anyone who flunks the smell test is told to change before picking up another customer.
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