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Child Welfare Commissioner Goes Before Lawmakers

By SUSAN HAIGH  Associated Press  HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s child welfare commissioner assured state legislators Wednesday that many improvements have been made or are currently underway at the state’s two secure, juvenile detention facilities, […]

08/12/2015

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Teens Arrested After Fight

NORWALK,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –   Norwalk Police arrested  4  girls  ages 14-16  after a  fight  at Calf Pasture Beach Monday  afternoon.Officers  responded  shortly after 3:30  and dispersed a large crowd. A fifth teenage  girl was taken to […]

05/25/2015

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State Defenders Expect Onslaught Of Juvenile Appeals

The state’s public defenders say they’re preparing for an onslaught of appeals from certain inmates because the General Assembly failed to pass a bill changing Connecticut’s juvenile sentencing laws to conform to a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision.

06/20/2013

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State Bill Allows Parole Review For Juveniles

Legislation that would give a second chance to certain juvenile offenders serving lengthy prison sentences in Connecticut easily cleared the House of Representatives on Tuesday.

05/22/2013