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In Case You Missed It Weekend Digest: November 3

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.

Impeachment Probe Update

Democrats swept a rules package for their impeachment probe of President Donald Trump through a divided House Thursday, as the chamber's first vote on the investigation highlighted the partisan breach the issue has only deepened. Learn more about the numbers here. All voting Republicans opposed the package. Every voting Democrat but two supported it. Learn more about the probe's status here.

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Trooper Sued Over Off-Duty Crash

A Connecticut woman and her 19-year-old daughter have filed a lawsuit alleging an off-duty state police sergeant was intoxicated when he drove his unmarked cruiser through a stop sign and smashed into their car. The same week, Connecticut State Police released body camera footage from the incident. Learn more about the lawsuit and see some of that video here. 

Currently there is a motor vehicle, criminal, and internal affairs investigation over the crash involving Sgt. John McDonald.

Puppies Abandoned

Police in southeastern Connecticut are looking for the person who abandoned 10 dogs in plastic bags in multiple towns. The incident happened in September, but this week, police said the suspect was driving a dark-colored sedan that may have been an Acura. See what happened to the puppies after being rescued here.

Police are looking for whoever abandoned nearly a dozen puppies in plastic bags in towns throughout southeastern Connecticut in September.

Razor Blades in Halloween Candy Bags

Parents - always check your children's Halloween candy. Waterbury police arrested a 37-year-old man after at least two children found razor blades in their candy bags on Halloween Thursday night. Investigators determined the blades came from the same home on Horseshoe Drive and arrested Jason Racz. Click here for more.

The man accused of putting razor blades along with candy into the bags of trick-or-treaters in Waterbury on Halloween Thursday night.

Teen Saves Life of Boy Hundreds of Miles Away

Quick thinking by an East Hampton teen who was just trying to play video games may have saved a life. Reilly Howard, who is 14, was playing a game when a friend he’d become acquainted with through gaming over the last few months called, and eventually said he was thinking of ending his own life. Howard kept the teen on the line and convinced him to call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Read more about his heroic actions 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.

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