In Case You Missed It Weekend Digest: September 1

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.

Mosquito Management

With the discovery of more mosquitoes with Eastern Equine Encephalitis, the state and a town decided to spray to try and reduce the number of mosquitoes. The state sprayed in Pachaug State Forest in Voluntown and Stonington sprayed this week with the hopes of reducing the risk of humans contracting the rare, but potentially deadly disease. See more on the spraying here.

After several mosquitoes tested positive for EEE in Pachaug State Forest, the state decided to spray to try and stop the spread of the disease.

Frightening Fall

A 12-year-old boy was seriously injured after falling off a cliff at Cotton Hollow Preserve in Glastonbury Monday, according to police. The boy was with friends and a parent when it happened. He was taken to Hartford Hospital by Life Star helicopter. For more on his condition, click here.

Police said a 12-year-old boy fell about 25 feet at the Cotton Hollow Preserve in Glastonbury.

Venting Their Anger

Nearly two dozen women who say they were sexually abused by Jeffrey Epstein poured out their anger Tuesday, lashing out at him as a coward and a manipulator, after a judge gave them the day in court they were denied when the financier killed himself this month in his Manhattan prison cell while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges. See what they had to say here.

Tailgating Turmoil

The University of Connecticut is tightening up its tailgating rules and warning students that bad behavior at Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field could mean the end of the student lot. UConn played its first home game Thursday and some students said they would stay away because of the rule changes. For details on those changes, click here.

After the lot was created at Rentschler Field in East Hartford three years ago, UConn said it’s getting tougher when it comes to the rules for students.

'P' Plate Relief

A New Hampshire woman who was told to turn in her "PB4WEGO" vanity license plate has been given a reprieve. The state DMV told her the plate, which she had on her car for 15 years, violated its rules and she was told it was being recalled. After she appealed, New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu stepped in and contacted the DMV. See more on the story here.

Meteorologist Ryan Hanrahan has your First Alert forecast for Thursday afternoon on Sept. 3, 2015.
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