COVID-19 has created a perfect storm for family stress and financial pressures. The Connecticut Department of Children and Families says abuse and neglect calls are drastically down, But that’s not necessarily a good thing.
May is National Foster Care Month and, like everything else, the system has faced some challenges during the pandemic.
PALM COAST, Fla. (AP) — A welcome mat at the front door of a Florida home read “come back with a warrant” — and that’s just what deputies did before finding drugs and drug paraphernalia inside. The Daytona Beach News-Journal reportsthe home in Palm Coast was part of an investigation into illegal drugs. After seeing […]
Cassandra Callender, who was forced by Connecticut courts as a teenager to undergo chemotherapy for cancer, has died after a five-year battle with the disease, her mother said Thursday.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Cassandra Callender, who was forced by Connecticut courts as a teenager to undergo chemotherapy for cancer, has died after a five-year battle with the disease, her mother said Thursday. She was 22. Callender, of Windsor Locks, died Tuesday at home, where she had been in hospice care for four months, Jackie […]
The New Haven lockups are being emptied out and super-cleaned amid the coronavirus outbreak, Mayor Justin Elicker said Monday.
Friends, family of Jennifer Farber Dulos release statement as date approaches marking one year since disappearance
(WTNH) — Carrie Luft, a spokesperson for the friends and family of missing New Canaan mother Jennifer Dulos, has released a statement regarding Jennifer’s disappearance. Jennifer went missing on May 24, 2019, almost one year ago. Related: State police following new leads in case of missing mom, Jennifer Farber Dulos Jennifer’s estranged late husband, Fotis […]
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Bristol Mayor Ellen Zoppo-Sassu created the ‘All-Heart Hotline’ to help the city’s most vulnerable
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines has emerged as a global hot spot for online child sexual exploitation, and coronavirus lockdowns that restrict millions to their homes may be worsening the abuses, a U.S. official said Thursday. A new study released by the Washington-based International Justice Mission on Thursday said Philippine cases of online child […]
Governor Ned Lamont announced on Thursday Connecticut will be receiving $111 million in federal coronavirus relief aid for the state’s school districts. The funds will be used to support continued distance learning amid the coronavirus pandemic.