| Feb 16, 2015
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...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 4:40 PM
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...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 2:43 PM
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.
| Feb 10, 2015
| 4:17 PM
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.
| Feb 5, 2015
| 11:07 AM
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-...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 5:08 PM
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...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 2:59 PM
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....
| Jan 8, 2015
| 6:14 PM
HARTFORD — A Connecticut teenager will continue to receive chemotherapy against her will and her mother's wishes.
In an oral ruling, the state Supreme Court unanimously found Thursday that the question of whether Cassandra C., 17, of Windsor...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 3:02 PM
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...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 3:12 AM
The Connecticut Children's Medical Center will renovate part of its second floor this year to create a space where parents can learn about their child's medical condition and access support services.
The new United Technologies Family Resource Center is...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 1:53 PM
Cassandra C., the teenager battling the state over chemotherapy, is now between treatments and may leave Connecticut Children's Medical Center and go to a specialized group home to receive further medical care until the regimen resumes, the Department...