| Apr 28, 2015
A 17-year-old girl forced by the courts to undergo chemotherapy for her cancer has finished that treatment and was released Monday from a hospital where she had been confined since December.
The teen, identified only as Cassandra C, told The Associated...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 4:27 PM
WINDSOR LOCKS — She went into the hospital five months ago identified in court papers as Cassandra C., the Windsor Locks teenager taken into state custody and forced by court order to receive chemotherapy for her Hodgkin's lymphoma after rejecting...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 5:36 AM
HARTFORD — A 17-year-old Connecticut girl forced by the courts to undergo chemotherapy for her cancer has finished that treatment and was expected to be released Monday from the hospital.
The teen, identified only as Cassandra C, told The...
| Apr 24, 2015
| 3:32 PM
Connecticut Children's Medical Center will do a national search to find a new president and CEO, now that Martin Gavin, 65, has told the hospital he will be retiring once his replacement is found.
Gavin, who led the 187-bed hospital for nine years,...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 5:44 AM
AVON — Students and staff at the town's two elementary schools have been recognized for outstanding contributions, including successful fundraising efforts by three youths.
Five students and three teachers received Avon Achiever awards when the...
| Apr 20, 2015
| 3:58 AM
The buzz even before the dancers stepped onto the floor at the Bond Ballroom Saturday was that there were a couple of amateur contestants in the CRIS "Dancing With the Stars" dance-off who were going to be doing a lot more on the floor than just "Stayin...
| Apr 20, 2015
| 2:22 AM
Mental disorders surpassed respiratory problems and all other ailments as the leading cause of hospitalization in Connecticut in 2012 for children ages 5 to 14, teenagers and younger adults, according to a state health department report.
| Apr 18, 2015
| 7:50 AM
An 8-year-old boy has died after being hit by a car on Thursday night.
Police say the boy was hit in an accident that involved two vehicles. Police say the drivers were cited for motor vehicle violations and the investigation is continuing.
| Apr 16, 2015
| 3:00 PM
HARTFORD — A city man charged with violation of probation Wednesday night after a missing 15-year-old girl was found in his apartment was arraigned Thursday and was ordered held on $750,000 bail.
Jonathan Gonzalez, 23, of 33 Rowe Ave., was not...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 7:05 AM
Walking a straight line in the gym is easy – unless you're wearing "drunk goggles.". Alexandra, 9, and Jenna, 11, tried to toe the line wearing goggles that simulated the vision a person would have when they are intoxicated, and they found it just...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 6:57 AM
A national program to make teen drivers safer ones by educating them years before they get behind the wheel is being piloted in Glastonbury.
The Countdown 2 Drive program, which takes aim at 12- to 14-year-olds, was presented at Smith Middle School on...