Safety

AP
December 18, 2018 - 12:01 pm
An investigation of nine child deaths at Connecticut day cares found most of the victims died at illegal home care programs, raising concerns about the ability of low-income families to afford high-quality, legal child care, according to a new report released Tuesday.
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Bill Sencio
November 29, 2018 - 9:49 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (WTIC) - After two students were robbed while waiting for their school buses this week, police in the Greater Hartford area are stepping up patrols of bus stops. The latest incident happened Wednesday morning in Windsor , when a 14-year-old boy was attacked and robbed of his cell...
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AP
September 26, 2018 - 10:54 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's child advocate is calling for immediate action to improve safety and care at a state-run psychiatric treatment center for children, in response to the suicide of a pregnant teenager and seven other suicide attempts within the past year. Child Advocate Sarah...
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AP
September 26, 2018 - 10:11 am
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut was cleaning up after a storm dumped more than eight inches of rain on parts of the state, causing floods that washed away roads and bridges and trapped people in their vehicles. Schools in East Haddam and Lebanon were closed Wednesday because several roads and...
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AP
September 25, 2018 - 11:15 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — New Haven and Hartford lead the state in distracted driving accidents, according to a new study. The Travelers Institute and the Connecticut Safety Research Center say between 2015 and the first half of 2018 there were 1,392 crashes caused by people on cellphones, eating or...
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