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Connecticut Children's Medical Center

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  • Ellington Teen Hurt In Coventry Dirt Bike Crash

    COVENTRY — An Ellington teenager was injured Sunday when the dirt bike he was riding crashed into a tree in the area of 162 Grant Hill Road, police said. The boy had been riding on a private track when the accident occurred about 10:20 a.m., police...
  • Presentation On Concussions In Youth Sports Is In Avon

    AVON — A presentation on concussions in youth sports will be presented on Tuesday by the Avon Soccer Club, according to an announcement from the town. The presenation is free and will be at 7:30 p.m. at Avon High School. It will be conducted by Dr....
  • Willimantic Police Believe String of Shooting Incidents Injuring Two Related

    WILLIMANTIC — Police say a string of shootings that left two people injured this week may be related, and they have arrested local man in connection with one shooting on Tuesday. Officers responded to seven separate incidents throughout the week,...
  • Seven Years In Prison For Hartford Sex Offender

    HARTFORD — A 48-year-old Hartford man who over the course of several years repeatedly raped a young boy from his neighborhood was sentenced Friday to seven years in prison and 10 years of special parole. Pedro Ithier said nothing after hearing...
  • Teens, Customer Injured In East Hartford Fryer Accident

    EAST HARTFORD — Two 16-year-old employees and a customer at a doughnut truck outside the Cabela's store were burned Sunday after a lighter fell in a fryer, splashing hot grease, a fire official said. One of the teenagers suffered first- and second-...
  • New concussion rules to make high school sports safer

    Zackery Lystedt, a 13-year-old junior high football player in Washington state, fell to the ground after a tackle during a game and struck his head – hard. He rocked back and forth in pain, but didn't lose consciousness. Sidelined for only three...
  • Connecticut Children's Medical Center Receives Grant To Raise Awareness About Dangers Of Kids in Hot Cars

    HARTFORD - Leaving a child alone in a car is unforgivable abuse, Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Monday at the launch of a public awareness campaign called "Look Before You Lock." Blumenthal emphasized the fact that children dying in cars is preventable and...
  • Man Took Drugs Before Fatally Slashing Infant, Police Say

    Man Took Drugs Before Fatally Slashing Infant, Police Say
    BRISTOL — Arthur Hapgood Sr. stepped outside 211 Park St. on Monday evening to smoke some marijuana, and when he returned, he was a changed man, witnesses told police. He was making bizarre comments, waving his arms and yelling, and then started...
  • Children's Hospitals Issue Recommendations On Obesity Screening

    With obesity rates rising among children, leaders of the nation's top children's hospitals are recommending that primary care pediatricians help to identify and treat four related medical conditions, previously found in adults, that may be overlooked....
  • Seven-Year-Old Leukemia Patient And Her Doctor Honored At Connecticut Children's

    Seven-Year-Old Leukemia Patient And Her Doctor Honored At Connecticut Children's
    HARTFORD - When Emma Duffin showed symptoms of what her parents believed to be strep throat in May, they never expected their daughter would be diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia. "My initial reaction was just holy crap, we weren't expecting this,"...
  • Newborn Baby Found Dead In Trash Can

    EAST HARTFORD — Detectives are investigating the death of a baby whose body was found in a trash can outside a Tolland Street home Tuesday night. Police were dispatched to 1047 Tolland St. at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday for a check welfare call and after...