| Nov 29, 2014
| 5:06 AM
HARTFORD — The story of Connecticut's first successful heart transplant is one of tragedy, persistence, luck, and, ultimately, triumph.
Thirty years later, the recipient, 64-year old Andy Buczek, says he still has a great deal to be thankful for...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 11:24 AM
More than 50 percent of the state's hospitals had rates for at least one type of hospital-acquired infection that were worse than federal benchmarks in late 2012 and 2013, new data shows.
No other state had a higher percentage of its hospitals...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 3:05 PM
HARTFORD – Connecticut hospitals have spent more than $5 million on preparations to deal with possible Ebola patients, lawmakers were told Monday.
The good news is that federal health officials are giving Connecticut hospitals high marks for their...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 11:12 AM
U.S. Rep. John B. Larson, the Democrat representing the state's 1st Congressional District, is seeking his ninth term in Congress, a career point when some members begin to lose their enthusiasm and rely on their seniority. Mr. Larson hasn't succumbed...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 4:15 PM
I am a 56-year-old nonsmoker in decent physical shape. Less than a month ago, I crawled to the floor of my office while twice yelling "I need help!" I never lost consciousness or felt any pain but I couldn't even roll over. I was on my stomach, elbows...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 11:52 AM
It seems you can't go anywhere lately without hearing about Ebola.
As fears of an outbreak of the deadly virus on U.S. soil continue to spread, Hartford Hospital devised its own protection protocols designed to ensure the safety of its staff and...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 10:03 AM
HARTFORD — A city firefighter has been placed on administrative leave after accidentally shooting another man overnight, public safety officials said Sunday.
The victim, Jose C. Medina, 28, is in stable condition, according to police. He...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 4:28 AM
ANDOVER — Police have released the name of a woman killed in a crash on Route 6 Wednesday.
Lissa Kowalski, 49, of New London Road in Mystic, died after a westbound Jeep Grand Cherokee collided with the eastbound Toyota Prius she was driving,...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 4:44 PM
SIMSBURY — Now you can be treated for poison ivy or an earache before picking up eggs and a gallon of milk — all under the same roof.
A new clinic at the Super Stop & Shop on Bushy Hill Road also allows you to get a camp physical for one...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 10:59 AM
EAST HARTFORD – An employee doing maintenance work on a refueling station at a Connecticut Natural Gas facility in town caused a fire that led to a small explosion and the brief evacuation of several buildings Wednesday afternoon.
The fire was...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 5:32 PM
EAST HAMPTON — A car driven by 29-year-old man struck a pedestrian who was attempting to control traffic on Route 66 Tuesday, police said.
The crash was reported in the area of Lake Vista Road at about 12:33 p.m.
Jason Parent, 29, traveling west,...