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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.


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DCF Seeks GPS Devices To Track State Cars

The state Department of Children and Families has asked the state budget office to install global positioning devices in state vehicles to keep tabs on workers.


Canterbury Man Charged With Child Sex Abuse

State police say they’ve charged a 65-year-old eastern Connecticut man with sexually assaulting a 3-year-old child.


Carlina White

DCF Questioned Identity Of Kidnapped Girl

Years before a widely publicized reunion between a girl who was snatched from a New York hospital and her birth mother, Connecticut’s child protection agency had doubts about the true identity of the girl, who was raised under a false name in Bridgeport.


Supreme Court Justice Named to Head DCF

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Gov.-elect Dan Malloy says Connecticut Supreme Court Justice Joette Katz is joining his administration as commissioner of the Department of Children and Families. Malloy announced the appointment Tuesday. He said Katz’s […]


Judge Rejects Request to End Oversight of DCF

By STEPHANIE REITZ, Associated Press Writer HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A federal judge has rejected a request by Connecticut’s child welfare agency to end two decades of federal oversight. U.S. District Court Judge Christopher Droney […]


DCF Says it Did Not Mishandle Squalor Investigation

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The Connecticut Department of Children and Families says an internal investigation has found it did not mishandle a case in Torrington where five children were found living in filthy conditions, but […]