Senator Targets Cyber BotsConnecticut U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he plans to propose legislation that would crack down on third-party sellers using cyber bot technology to buy out inventories of hot holiday toys.
Toys & Children's Coats Reported Missing From New Haven NonprofitNew Haven police are investigating the disappearance of toys and coats meant for underprivileged children from a community nonprofit that shares a building also used as a police substation.
Study: Chemicals In Soaps, Toys, Sunscreens May Inhibit SpermThey're chemicals found in everyday products — but new research says they may have a harmful effect on fertility.
Police Make Sure Kids Have Gifts After Mass. Neighbor Steals Toys For TotsA Massachusetts woman is headed to court for allegedly stealing toys from the Toys for Tots program intended for her neighbors' children.
Blumenthal Calls To Remove Energy Drink Logos From Toys U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is calling on energy drink makers Red Bull and Rockstar to remove toys with the companies' logos from stores nationwide.
Parents Struggling To Find Gender-Neutral Toys For HolidaysA 13-year-old girl's campaign to get Hasbro to make an Easy-Bake Oven that isn't purple or pink so it would appeal to her little brother is a fresh sign of movement in an old debate. Parents who hope to expose their children to different kinds of play — science sets for girls and dolls for boys, for example — can find themselves stymied by a toy industry that can seem stuck in the past when it comes to gender roles.
Toy Safety Still A Holiday ConcernA new report from a Connecticut public interest advocacy group says there are still dangerous or toxic toys available for sale this holiday season.