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Kellie Parks (Courtesy West Haven Police)

Police: Mother Sent Baby Abuse Video To Child’s Father

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.

06/26/2012

File photo of a maternity ward. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

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

File photo of a handcuffed prisoner. (Photo by AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)

Dad Accused Of Killing Infant Son By Squeezing Head, Throwing Him Into Chair

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.

05/09/2012

File photo. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Consider Changes To Child Abuse List

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.

03/26/2012

Some Child Abuse Offenders Could Be Removed From Database

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.

03/08/2012

Connecticut State Police Patch

Fractured Skull In Suspected Child Abuse

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.

02/20/2012

(Courtesy DCF website)

DCF To Change Abuse/Neglect Reporting Practices

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.

02/09/2012

Penn State Sex Abuse Scandal

UConn Approves New Abuse Rules

The new rules come in the wake of the child sex abuse scandal at Penn State.

01/25/2012

University of Connecticut head coach Jim Calhoun is shown during the National Championship Game of the 2011 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament at Reliant Stadium on April 4, 2011 in Houston, Texas. (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Connecticut Considers Mandating College Coaches Report Child Abuse

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.

12/24/2011

Mariangely Arroyo-Rosado (Courtesy Hamden Police)

Mother, Boyfriend, Charged With Tot’s Injuries

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.

12/12/2011

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