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Connecticut Children's Medical Center

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  • Interfaith Stitchers craft pillows, blankets and more

    Dozens of women have gotten together at the Westfield Congregational Church in Danielson on Thursday mornings for more than 15 years. Those women have knitted, sewn, crocheted and quilted thousands of items to be given away. Quilts and pillows with...
  • Mom Who Hurt Infant Son Gets 15 Years In Prison

    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,...
  • Bill Would Require 'Safe Sleep' Instruction For New Parents

    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,...
  • Parents Fight For Daughter and Others With Rare Cancer

    Parents Fight For Daughter and Others With Rare Cancer
    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...
  • Plainville Mother Accused Of Assaulting 2-Month-Old Son

    Plainville Mother Accused Of Assaulting 2-Month-Old Son
    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...
  • Plainville Mother Charged After Infant Critically Injured

    Plainville Mother Charged After Infant Critically Injured
    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. Police...
  • Nine Students Hurt In School Bus Accident In Hartford

    Nine Students Hurt In School Bus Accident In Hartford
    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. The children...
  • Man Sentenced To 3 Years In Crash That Killed Enfield Middle School Student

    Man Sentenced To 3 Years In Crash That Killed Enfield Middle School Student
    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-...
  • Report: Stronger Response Needed For Children Who Witness Domestic Violence

    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...
  • DCF Pledges Increased Oversight To Reduce Infant Deaths

    DCF Pledges Increased Oversight To Reduce Infant Deaths
    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....
  • Lawyers For Teen Fighting Chemo Order Want Psychiatric Evaluation

    Lawyers For Teen Fighting Chemo Order Want Psychiatric Evaluation
    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...