| Mar 6, 2012
| 3:30 PM
Trinity College has moved swiftly to step-up campus security and police say they have increased patrols in the area following an attack early Sunday that left a student suffering serious facial injuries.
"This senseless and brutal attack instills in...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 12:05 PM
Jimmy Jones, in a stern letter to the Trinity College community this afternoon, says the school and the city must move quickly to improve campus safety in the aftermath of a brutal attack on a student early Sunday morning:
I want to assure you in no...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 4:08 PM
When Hartford was beset by gang violence in the 1990s, police sent special patrols to the area of Trinity College and Hartford Hospital. These institutions are vital to the city and need to be protected.
It's sad — tragic — how little has...
| Aug 7, 2010
John Secor didn't hear the crash, only the desperate pleas and pounding at his back door minutes later.
"Please help, there's been a terrible accident, please call 911," yelled 17-year-old John Kelley.
As Secor's wife made the phone call from their...
| May 12, 2009
Angel Arce Torres, the Hartford man struck by a hit-and-run driver on Park Street a year ago, died Monday evening at Hartford Hospital. He was 79.
Torres was paralyzed from the neck down in the May 30, 2008, accident, which drew unwanted national...
| Jun 14, 2009
Lining the shelves in the den of Anthony Mackay Morgan's elegant Simsbury home are books on philosophy, religion — and, curiously, words.
The acclaimed trauma surgeon at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford has always been fascinated...
| Oct 30, 2010
| 8:33 PM
A 15-year-old high school student died early Saturday when his bicycle was hit by a car driven by an off-duty Windsor Locks police officer on Spring Street.
The bicyclist, Henry Dang, was a sophomore at Windsor Locks High School who played basketball and...
| May 8, 2010
The University of Connecticut scored a victory this week when legislators approved a $362 million plan to revamp and expand the UConn Health Center and fund health initiatives involving other area hospitals.
On Friday, officials from three hospitals...
| Jul 2, 2009
| 10:34 AM
A man arrested in connection with a deadly triple shooting during a candlelight vigil for a homicide victim in East Hartford remains in custody today on $2 million bail.
Police identified the victim of Wednesday's homicide as Brian Rivera.
| Jul 11, 2009
Robert Farmer didn't watch this week's tribute to Michael Jackson.
The 70-year-old Bloomfield resident has his own cherished memories of The Gloved One, including the spring day in 1988 when Jackson gave Farmer the hat off his head, after an MJ concert...
| Jul 18, 2009
After a storm tore through Bloomfield overnight, everything looked orange Friday as nearly 150 young women teed off in the first round of the ING New England Golf Classic. The tournament is one of 17 events in the Duramed Futures Tour, which helps women...