Department of Children and Families
The Connecticut Supreme Court will decide whether state officials were right to force a 17-year-old girl to undergo chemotherapy against her and her mother’s wishes.
He was found August 31 by three boys playing behind an apartment building. Hospital official say the baby, now called Kenneth, was born 11 to 12 weeks premature. He weighs about four pounds, which they say is normal for a premature baby his age.
The state child welfare agency and local police went to the Carneys Point home of Shawn Moore on March 14 following what police said were anonymous calls expressing concern about the safety of a child.
A teacher told police the special needs student at the Hanover Elementary School in Meriden pulled out nine bags of pot, which officials said appeared to be wrapped for sale, from his pocket at snack time Tuesday.
A Connecticut father has been charged in the death of his 3-month old son, telling police he accidentally fell on top of the child, crushing his skull.
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, a department spokesman said Saturday.