| Oct 8, 2014
| 2:55 PM
State health officials are gauging hospitals' readiness for an Ebola case, communicating with thousands of doctors, school nurses and other providers about preparation and response, and honing a message to the public that would inform but not needlessly...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 4:19 PM
A few days ago, Melissa Albright heard from a travel client: the woman wanted to cancel her trip to Dusseldorf because her boyfriend was worried about Ebola.
Albright, who is a vice president for Wethersfield Travel, said the fear wasn't about what might...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 11:12 AM
A state trooper was flown to Hartford Hospital Friday night by Life Star helicopter, after suffering a non-life-threatening injury to her left arm when her cruiser crashed into a tree off Rt. 66 in Columbia.
Trooper Stacy Clark was headed east about 10:...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 9:43 AM
HADDAM — A 65-year-old Old Saybrook man suffered a gunshot wound to his right leg Saturday after his rifle accidentally discharged while he was hunting.
The man appeared to be hunting alone at about 10:30 a.m. in a wooded area behind 76 Weiss...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 6:44 AM
ENFIELD — One person is dead and two are seriously injured after a crash on I-91 Sunday night, state police said.
The crash happened about 7:30 p.m. on I-91 south, in the area of exit 49, they said, when a southbound, 2002 Honda Accord with...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 5:26 PM
WILLIMANTIC — A city man was charged with first-degree assault after a stabbing on Church Street Friday afternoon, police said.
Officers responded to 126 Church St. around 1:30 p.m. on the report of a stabbing. When they arrived, the victim was...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 6:28 PM
HARTFORD — A city firefighter has been charged with unlawful discharge of a firearm and second-degree reckless endangerment after he accidentally shot a friend in the jaw while showing off a gun last month, police said.
Police said Justin Wood,...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 5:25 PM
LEDYARD — A motorcyclist was taken to the hospital from an accident on Long Cove Road by LifeStar Helicopter, police said Friday afternoon.
The victim, 21-year-old Lucas Page, was involved in an accident that included another vehicle about 1:30 p....
| Oct 5, 2014
Erica Bartol is a registered nurse, so she considers it ironic that it took a TV show to remind her to do monthly breast examinations.
"I was watching the Dr. Oz show in the break room while having a snack. He was doing a breast cancer awareness show. I...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 3:44 PM
Candid online posts describing the challenges of breastfeeding fill the Facebook page of Breastfeeding USA's Connecticut chapter. The daily stream of anecdotes, questions and comments alternate in tone from exasperated to celebratory.
"Small victory for...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 2:48 PM
Connecticut hospitals reported record numbers of errors in 2013, with large increases in the numbers of falls, medication mistakes and perforations during surgical procedures, a new state report shows.
The report, covering 2013, marks the first time that...