Department of Children and Families

Couple Charged With Abuse Was Cleared To AdoptA Connecticut couple charged with abusing their five adopted children by making them stand and read in the bathroom for long periods of time had passed background checks before they were cleared by state child welfare officials to adopt.
Waterbury Woman Charged In Fatal Stabbing Of Her Husband Police have arrested a New Haven County woman in connection with the fatal stabbing of her husband.
Search For Missing Milford TeenPolice in Milford are investigating the disappearance of a teenager in the care of the state Department of Children and Families.
Hartford Mom Accused Of Leaving Child AloneHartford police are charging a woman after they say her 4-year-old daughter was found wandering outside alone Tuesday.
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.
Connecticut Supreme Court Upholds Firing Of DCF Worker
Child Found Wandering Hartford Streets
Attorney: Judge Says Teen Must Remain At Hospital The lawyer for the mother of teenage cancer patient known as "Cassandra C." says the judge in the case has denied her mother's motion seeking to take custody of the teenager back from the state.
Second Man Cleared In Glastonbury Child Abuse CaseA Glastonbury man who had adopted nine children with his husband has now been cleared of child sexual abuse charges.
Lawsuit: Detained Transgender Teen Treated As BoyLawyers for a 16-year-old transgender girl detained in Connecticut say she's being forced to wear male clothing and staff members keep calling her by her male birth name.
Transgender Girl Moved To Male FacilityChild protection officials say a transgender girl who was moved from a women's prison been relocated to a center for delinquent boys.
Jailed Transgender Teen Moved To Psych CenterA troubled transgender girl detained in the Connecticut adult women's prison for two months without criminal charges was moved Tuesday to a psychiatric center for children following an outcry by her supporters.

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