| Mar 2, 2015
Young adults stay up all night, dancing and socializing, until they literally can't stand anymore. A wild college bender? Nope. The excitement surrounds the largest student-run philanthropic event in the state: the University of Connecticut HuskyTHON. "It...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 4:10 PM
VERNON — A 25-year-old Vernon mother of three pleaded guilty Friday to assaulting her infant son and was sentenced to 15 years in prison.
Amanda Lynn McGuire will be on special parole for five years when she is released from prison.
A year ago,...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 12:34 PM
The number one cause of infant and toddler death in Connecticut isn't child abuse, car accidents, choking, drowning or falling. It's unsafe sleeping conditions.
"Not a month goes by when we don't review a tiny baby who died in a bed with a blanket,...
| Feb 16, 2015
Emily Ricker Sullivan of West Hartford is struck by her daughter's kindness. Kiley overheard a little girl crying in a hospital room at Connecticut Children's Medical Center. "She said, 'I want to give her something,'" recalls Emily. "She went and got her...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 4:40 PM
BRISTOL — A Plainville mother charged with severely assaulting her 2-month-old son was ordered held on $1.2 million bail after her arraignment Friday in Superior Court.
Caitlin Knight, 27, was charged Wednesday with first-degree assault and risk of...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 2:43 PM
PLAINVILLE — A local woman whose child suffered serious injuries in December was charged with assault on Wednesday, police said.
Caitlin Knight, 27, was charged with first-degree assault and risk of injury to a minor, police said.
| Feb 10, 2015
| 4:17 PM
HARTFORD — Nine children were taken to Connecticut Children's Medical Center and an adult to St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center after a school bus and car at collided at Asylum Avenue and Scarborough Street Tuesday afternoon.
| Feb 5, 2015
| 11:07 AM
ENFIELD — A 29-year-old man who struck and killed an Enfield sixth-grader while riding his motorcycle was sentenced to 3 years in prison on Wednesday, according to the clerk's office.
Brian Dolloff pleaded no contest to a single count of second-...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 5:08 PM
After a year in which six children were present when their mothers were murdered, advocates are recommending that the state pay more attention to young people who experience domestic violence.
In a new report, a group of child advocates and other...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 2:59 PM
HARTFORD — Unsafe sleep was a factor in more than a third of 124 infant deaths since 2005, and the state's child-protection agency has engaged a national foundation to help prevent these deaths by better predicting a family's level of risk....
| Jan 23, 2015
| 3:02 PM
Lawyers for the 17-year-old Windsor Lock girl who is receiving chemotherapy against her wishes and her mother have filed a request in Superior Court for a full psychiatric evaluation of the girl.
Cassandra C. is between treatments and may leave...