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Connecticut Children's Medical Center

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  • Eleven Sent To Hospitals After Wethersfield School Bus Crash

    Eleven Sent To Hospitals After Wethersfield School Bus Crash
    WETHERSFIELD — About a dozen people, including seven students, were sent to hospitals Thursday morning after a school bus crash that may have been caused by distracted driving, authorities said. The injuries are not believed to be serious. The...
  • Minor injuries in Wethersfield bus crash

    A school bus crash in Wethersfield caused some minor injuries and sent 11 people to area hospitals. Authorities say the bus from the Capitol Region Education Council was carrying students from several towns to the Glastonbury-East Hartford Elementary...
  • Family Calls Children's Hospital Specialist A Superhero

    Family Calls Children's Hospital Specialist A Superhero
    HARTFORD — The three-tiered cake that 5-year-old Quinn Ostergren chose to mark her successful completion of chemotherapy for a brain tumor came as no surprise to Jennifer Wheaton. "She wanted female superheroes on her cake," said Wheaton, a...
  • Dr. Paul Kanev Is A Rare Breed: A Pediatrician And Neurosurgeon

    Dr. Paul Kanev Is A Rare Breed: A Pediatrician And Neurosurgeon
    HARTFORD — He may look like Santa Claus to kids, but Dr. Paul Kanev was cool under fire when Lillian Colon brought her 3-year-old son to the emergency room in May 2003. Little Zachary Colon was unconscious. At the time Kanev was chief of...
  • Man charged with fracturing 3-month-old girl's arm, skull

    Police say a 36-year-old man has been charged with deliberately injuring a 3-month-old baby he was caring for, breaking her arm and fracturing her skull. Police say Robert Tarkowski was arrested early Saturday on charges of first-degree assault, first-...
  • Newington Girls Collect Stuffed Bunnies For Children

    Newington Girls Collect Stuffed Bunnies For Children
    NEWINGTON – In the home of twins Julianna and Elaina Vass, stuffed Easter bunnies spill from boxes and bags, threatening to inundate the area around the fireplace. But the plush rabbit toys aren't for the girls, who are 16-year-old sophomores at...
  • Teen In Chemo Fight 'Wants To Be With Her Mother'

    Teen In Chemo Fight 'Wants To Be With Her Mother'
    MIDDLETOWN — Her lawyers say that Cassandra C. has been a powerful advocate for herself throughout her ordeal, first in refusing chemotherapy in the fall and, at a hearing Monday, now cancer-free after several months of court-ordered treatment, in...
  • Hartford Students' Fundraiser: Duct-Tape A Dean

    Hartford Students' Fundraiser: Duct-Tape A Dean
    HARTFORD — While strips of duct tape were readied, Principal Leonard Epps stood in the cafeteria Friday and asked his high school students for their attention. Lunch was underway at the Journalism and Media Academy Magnet School, a staffer from...
  • Jury trial postponed in toddler's 2013 death

    Jury trial postponed in toddler's 2013 death
    With a key witness now living out of town, a jury trial was postponed Wednesday in the case of a 25-year-old man charged with killing a 4-year-old girl in 2013. Carl Michael Cottee Jr., 25, is charged with first-degree murder and felony child abuse in...
  • HuskyTHON is more than simply a fundraiser

    The enthusiasm and energy were palpable the evening of March 7, as hundreds of UConn students gathered at the Hugh S. Greer Field House to gear up for HuskyTHON 2015. The dance marathon, the culmination of a year-long fundraising effort for the...
  • Students Working With Parents Of Sick Children To Hold Dance Marathon Fundraiser For CCMC

    Students Working With Parents Of Sick Children To Hold Dance Marathon Fundraiser For CCMC
    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...