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Study: High Blood Pressure Increasing In Kids

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (CBS Connecticut) – As kids waistlines are expanding, so is their intake of salty foods. A recent study found high blood pressure in American youth is increasing, putting youth at risk for […]

07/21/2013

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Baby’s Death Led Somers Couple To Start Foundation

A year after their child died in December 2007 after six days of life, the McCloskeys launched the Macie Grace Foundation, an endeavor that provides a $1,000 scholarship to a high school senior who overcomes a formidable challenge.

08/05/2012

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Study Ranks Connecticut 7th For Child Well-Being

Connecticut is the seventh-best state for child well-being, according to a national study looking at health, education, community and economic factors.

07/25/2012

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Nearly 30 Camp Students Stung By Wasps In Stamford

Nearly 30 summer camp students and an adult were brought to a hospital after being stung by wasps while hiking at the Stamford Museum & Nature Center.

07/20/2012

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Police Release Video Showing Attempted Abduction

New Britain Police today released a surveilance video showing the attempted abduction of an 11-year-old girl.

07/19/2012

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10-Year-Old Girl Dies After Being Pulled From Connecticut Lake

Police say a 10-year-old Bridgeport girl has died after being pulled from Lake Mohegan.

07/18/2012

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Children Held Hostage In New Haven

New Haven police say a man wanted for questioning in a felony investigation held five children hostage in a home before surrendering after a brief standoff. The children weren’t harmed.

06/27/2012

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Hartford Teenager Missing For 4 Weeks

Hartford’s mayor and police chief are making a public plea for the safe return of a teenage girl who went missing four weeks ago.

06/20/2012

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Willimantic Woman Charged In Death Of Daughter

A Willimantic woman has been charged with first-degree manslaughter and other crimes in connection with the death of her 3-year-old daughter in November.

06/20/2012

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State Police Issue Silver Alert For Missing Teen

State police have issued a silver alert seeking the public’s help in finding a missing 14-year-old girl from Danielson.

06/20/2012