| Dec 15, 2014
| 3:17 PM
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.
| Dec 12, 2014
| 1:54 PM
Communities throughout Connecticut are hosting toy drives in the coming weeks in preparation for the holidays. The following are among those drives.
Police are asking residents to drop off new toys - without gift wrapping - in the lobby of...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 4:34 PM
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...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 5:42 AM
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...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 2:43 PM
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...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 3:44 PM
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...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 2:48 PM
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...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 10:41 AM
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,...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 2:02 PM
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...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 4:51 PM
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...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 12:35 PM
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...