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Connecticut State Capitol (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Advocates: Open Adoption Records

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – A new law signed by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will allow thousands of Connecticut adoptees to obtain copies of their original birth certificates. The law brings the state in line with […]

06/14/2014

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Top Breeders In Connecticut

These Connecticut breeders adhere to the highest ethical standards and take pride in producing litters of superior abilities, behavior and physical attributes.

05/17/2013

Doug Wirth, George Harasz (Courtesy Glastonbury Police)

Plea Deal Avoids Jail Time For Couple Accused Of Sexual Assault Of Adopted Children

Two Connecticut men accused of sexually assaulting two of their nine adopted children have pleaded no contest to lesser felony charges and will avoid jail time in an agreement with prosecutors.

01/04/2013

Pippin (Courtesy SPCA of Connecticut website)

Shelter Issues Emergency Appeal For Homes For Dozens Of Dogs

The SPCA of Connecticut animal shelter in Monroe is issuing an emergency appeal for families to adopt some of the dogs housed there.

02/07/2012

Police arrest warrants detail child sexual assault charges against George Harasz and Douglas Wirth of Glastonbury. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer reports.

Abused Glastonbury Boy: ‘I Want To Die’

Court records unsealed today detail child abuse allegations against a same-sex couple from Glastonbury, who had adopted nine boys.

12/15/2011

Doug Wirth, George Harasz (Courtesy Glastonbury Police)

Adoptive Parents Charged With Sexual Abuse Of Children

Two Glastonbury men are under arrest, charged with sexually abusing two of their nine adoptive children.

11/30/2011

(Courtesy  Con necticut Humane Society)

Humane Society Promotes Cat Adoptions

The Connecticut Humane Society is stepping up its efforts to find new homes for stray cats.

09/02/2011