| 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 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...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 2:35 PM
I am troubled by the news that the Department of Children and Families and Connecticut Children's Medical Center have received threats over the forced chemotherapy treatment of Cassandra C. Although many of us disagree with DCF's position in the case,...
| 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...
| 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...