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  • Southington Benefits From Foundation Grants

    SOUTHINGTON — Mental health services, substance-abuse treatment and support for caregivers of people with dementia are the focus of three grants totaling $284,000 coming from a trust set up in 1973 by the estate of a local industrialist. The...
  • 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...
  • A Flurry Of Babies As Storm Raged Throughout The Night

    A Flurry Of Babies As Storm Raged Throughout The Night
    HARTFORD — The winds howled and babies wailed as a flurry of children entered the world at Hartford hospitals during the snowstorm. An unusual number of babies made their entrance into the world Monday night and early Tuesday as the blizzard...
  • Man About To Go To Trial For New Britain Murder Pleads Guilty

    Man About To Go To Trial For New Britain Murder Pleads Guilty
    NEW BRITAIN — A Bristol man who was about to go on trial for murder pleaded guilty on Thursday and will be sentenced next month, according to the court clerk's office. Juan Rivera, 24, was arrested more than two years ago in connection with the...
  • Cassandra C.'s Story Resonates With Others Battling Cancer

    Cassandra C.'s Story Resonates With Others Battling Cancer
    Kelly Cox didn't want to know anything about her cancer treatment. Cox was 21 when she was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma. It was March 1991 and Cox was in her first full-time job, working at Pratt and Whitney. She was also nine months into a serious...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Widespread Flu Outbreak In Connecticut

    Widespread Flu Outbreak In Connecticut
    Connecticut is suffering a widespread influenza outbreak, and has been for weeks, as part of an increase in flu cases across the U.S., according to state and federal health officials. The state Department of Public Health said there were 444 positive...
  • Breast Cancer Survivors Become Advocates Helping Others

    Breast Cancer Survivors Become Advocates Helping Others
    Erica Bartol is a registered nurse, so she considers it ironic that it took a TV show to remind her to do monthly breast examinations. "I was watching the Dr. Oz show in the break room while having a snack. He was doing a breast cancer awareness show. I...
  • 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...