West Haven Police have charged a twenty-year-old mother with child abuse after the woman sent video showing her tormenting her ten-month-old baby to the child’s father.
State officials hope to come up with a plan to help Connecticut’s most vulnerable children during their first 1,000 days of life.
The Maine attorney general’s office has brought a murder charge against a father who told police he squeezed his infant son’s head and threw him into a chair, causing injuries that led to his death.
A bill that would allow rehabilitated people to apply to have their names removed from the state child abuse and neglect registry is facing its first round of votes in the Connecticut General Assembly.
Low-risk and rehabilitated suspects of child abuse and neglect might soon have the opportunity to have their names removed from the state’s database under legislation being considered by the General Assembly.
A 20-month-old boy suffered a fractured skull, a fractured left arm, cuts, and bruises, in what State Police say is a suspected child abuse case.
Officials with the Department of Children and Families say they are finalizing changes that will soon reform how the state’s child welfare agency deals with less serious neglect cases by working more closely with families.
The new rules come in the wake of the child sex abuse scandal at Penn State.
Connecticut does not require college coaches to report suspected child abuse, but the scandal at Penn State has some state officials pushing to mandate they notify authorities if they think children are being harmed.
A mother and her boyfriend face charges after her two year old was found with injuries so severe that doctors who examined the toddler were afraid he would die if allowed to return to the home.