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Connecticut Children's Medical Center

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  • Child Killer Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter

    Child Killer Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter
    HARTFORD — A Manchester man who admitted to police that he hurled his 2-month-old daughter head first into the hard bottom of a bassinette in April was found guilty Monday of first-degree manslaughter and sentenced to 15 years in prison. Upon...
  • Connecticut Food And Toy Drives

    Connecticut Food And Toy Drives
    Communities throughout Connecticut are hosting toy drives in the coming weeks in preparation for the holidays. The following are among those drives. Bristol Police are asking residents to drop off new toys - without gift wrapping - in the lobby of...
  • Infant In Critical Condition After Being Found Unresponsive In Plainville

    Infant In Critical Condition After Being Found Unresponsive In Plainville
    PLAINVILLE — An infant found unresponsive in a home on Stillwell Avenue Wednesday morning remains in critical condition at Connecticut Children's Medical Center, police said. Officers responded to the home about 9 a.m. and found the unconscious...
  • Glastonbury Police Collecting Toys For Children Today

    Glastonbury Police Collecting Toys For Children Today
    GLASTONBURY — Members of the Glastonbury Police Department will be conducting two "Stuff-A-Cruiser" toy drives this afternoon. The first location will be at Over the Rainbow Toys located in the Griswold Mall at 2872 Main St. The second location...
  • Warrant: New Britain Woman Accused In Infant's Death Dropped, Fell On Child While Drunk

    Warrant: New Britain Woman Accused In Infant's Death Dropped, Fell On Child While Drunk
    NEW BRITAIN — A 22-year-old woman facing a manslaughter charge in connection with the death of a friend's infant daughter told police she dropped the child and then fell on her while drunk at her friend's house, according to an arrest warrant...
  • Breastfeeding Rates On The Rise As Support Systems Expand

    Breastfeeding Rates On The Rise As Support Systems Expand
    Candid online posts describing the challenges of breastfeeding fill the Facebook page of Breastfeeding USA's Connecticut chapter. The daily stream of anecdotes, questions and comments alternate in tone from exasperated to celebratory. "Small victory for...
  • Hospital Reports Of Surgical, Medication Errors Climb

    Hospital Reports Of Surgical, Medication Errors Climb
    Connecticut hospitals reported record numbers of errors in 2013, with large increases in the numbers of falls, medication mistakes and perforations during surgical procedures, a new state report shows. The report, covering 2013, marks the first time that...
  • RockaThon event to benefit Children's Medical Center

    One Vernon family is hoping to "pay it forward" for help it received, by organizing an event to benefit the Connecticut Children's Medical Center. On Jan. 17, the first annual RockaThon will take place at Rockville High School. There will be games,...
  • Children's Hospital Gets $10M Extra From State, Raising Eyebrows

    A $10 million payment to Connecticut Children's Medical Center — approved Thursday without going through the legislature, and despite a state budget deficit — sparked questions about legal precedent and fairness. The $10 million approved by...
  • 9-Year-Old Lights West Hartford Christmas Tree For Sister Battling Cancer

    9-Year-Old Lights West Hartford Christmas Tree For Sister Battling Cancer
    WEST HARTFORD — When Allie Sullivan tapped the Christmas tree in Blue Back Square with her pink wand Thursday, the lights — and her face — lit up. "It was awesome. I've never done anything like that before," Allie said. Allie, 9, and...
  • Cub Scouts launch holiday season with tree lighting

    Spirits were bright despite the chilly drizzle that dampened Voluntown's annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Dec. 6. The youngsters gathered at the town gazebo, most of them Cub Scouts of Pack 74, were all abuzz at the arrival of the man of the...