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Study: College Students More Concerned For Abused Animals Than Adults

Researchers have learned that college students are more empathetic toward dogs who have been abused than they are toward human adults who have suffered comparable abuse.

08/14/2013

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Settlement Reached in Sex Abuse of Haitian Boys

Fairfield University and others who supported a charity designed to help feed and educate boys in Haiti have reached a settlement with children who were abused by a founder of that group.

07/01/2013

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Second Arrest In Group Home Abuse Case

A second employee of an East Hartford group home has been arrested in connection with videotaped abuse of a resident of the home. Police say an assistant manager incited the abuse, and kept copies of the recordings.

06/12/2013

Possible Abuse In Case Of Dog With Suspected Chemical Burns

Waterbury police are investigating a possible animal abuse case after a young dog was found with suspected chemical burns.

03/06/2013

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DCF Says 10,000+ Have Taken Online Abuse Training

Connecticut’s Department of Children and Families says over 10,000 people have taken its online training on the state requirements for reporting child abuse and neglect.

10/06/2012

20th Person Charges Sexual Abuse By Red Sox Clubhouse Manager

A 20th person has come forward to allege they were sexually abused by a now-dead Boston Red Sox clubhouse manager.

10/02/2012

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Conn. To Launch Effort To Help Vulnerable Children

State officials hope to come up with a plan to help Connecticut’s most vulnerable children during their first 1,000 days of life.

06/18/2012

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18-Year-Old Enters Substance Abuse Program, Originally Charged With Sexual Assault Of Infant

An 18-year-old Enfield woman who was accused of sexually assaulting an infant has entered a substance abuse treatment program after pleading guilty to a lesser charge.

04/03/2012

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NH Man Accused Of Biting, Punching Children

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man has been accused of biting an 11-year-old boy and punching a 9-year-old during a domestic dispute. Police say 41-year-old Edward Critten of Rochester was involved in an […]

03/05/2012

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Cops: Connecticut Dad Catches Wife On Camera Abusing Kids

A woman has been arrested after police say a video camera set up by the father of their four children secretly recorded her abusing them.

11/18/2011

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