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Report: Man Flunked Probation Drug Tests Before Killing BabyA Connecticut man who pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing a family friend's 1-year-old daughter flunked drug tests in violation of his probation but was not sent back to prison in the months leading up to the killing, according to a new report released by child advocates Wednesday.
Videos Show Forceful Restraints Of Connecticut JuvenilesA Connecticut official has released surveillance videos of children being forcefully taken down, subdued and placed alone in padded rooms by staff at the state's two juvenile detention centers, as part of an investigation that found unlawful and repeated use of restraints and isolation at the facilities.
Probe: Unlawful Isolation At Connecticut Juvenile PrisonsAn investigation by the Connecticut child advocate has found that boys and girls in state detention facilities were subjected to unlawful and repeated isolation while officials didn't adequately prevent or respond to suicide attempts and self-inflicted injuries.
Adam Lanza Report Seeks Missed OpportunitiesThe state Child Advocate today released a report on the deadly attack at the Sandy Hook elementary school.
Child Advocate Agency Raps Child Welfare Officials The state Office of Child Advocate has criticized state child welfare officials for their handling of a transgender girl held at a Connecticut detention center for boys.
Judge Orders Release Of Lanza's School Records Newtown school officials must release records for the gunman who killed 26 people at Sandy Hook Elementary school, a Connecticut judge ordered Friday.
New Child Advocate NamedThe Director of the Child Abuse Project with the Center for Children’s Advocacy in Hartford has been named Connecticut's new Child Advocate.
Child Advocate Stepping Down
State Child Advocate To RetireConnecticut's child advocate is stepping down after 12 years.
Report: Hundreds Of Child Deaths PreventableA new state report says almost 600 children's deaths in Connecticut over the last 10 years were preventable, including more than 100 who were victims of homicide.