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  • When Life Gave Their Daughter Cancer, She Made Lemonade

    When Life Gave Their Daughter Cancer, She Made Lemonade
    Jay and Liz Scott live every day surrounded by the memory of their little girl. In 2000, when Alexandra Scott, then 4, set up her first lemonade stand in front of the family's West Hartford home, the Scotts had no idea that they were witnessing the...
  • Blumenthal Calls For End Of NFL's, Other Sports Leagues 'Blank Check' Anti-Trust Exemption

    Blumenthal Calls For End Of NFL's, Other Sports Leagues 'Blank Check' Anti-Trust Exemption
    EAST HARTFORD - What's the best way to get the National Football League to take the issue of domestic violence more seriously? U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal unveiled a proposal Monday that he said was designed to do just that, by putting an end to "blank...
  • 'I Am Tough': Young Hospital Patient Represents State At Fenway For Fundraiser

    BOSTON — Shemar Williams doesn't remember his first surgery, but his parents can't forget it. Shemar was 3 years old and suffering from severe scoliosis, which pushed his ribs too close to his lungs and threatened him with paralysis. To allow...
  • NCAA Should Get A Life

    Section 13.02.12 of the NCAA manual defines a prospective student-athlete as "a student who has started classes for the ninth grade." Therefore, under NCAA rules, UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma would not be able to phone any youngster,...
  • Willimantic Police Believe String of Shooting Incidents Injuring Two Related

    WILLIMANTIC — Police say a string of shootings that left two people injured this week may be related, and they have arrested local man in connection with one shooting on Tuesday. Officers responded to seven separate incidents throughout the week,...
  • Seven Years In Prison For Hartford Sex Offender

    HARTFORD — A 48-year-old Hartford man who over the course of several years repeatedly raped a young boy from his neighborhood was sentenced Friday to seven years in prison and 10 years of special parole. Pedro Ithier said nothing after hearing...
  • Teens, Customer Injured In East Hartford Fryer Accident

    EAST HARTFORD — Two 16-year-old employees and a customer at a doughnut truck outside the Cabela's store were burned Sunday after a lighter fell in a fryer, splashing hot grease, a fire official said. One of the teenagers suffered first- and second-...
  • Man Took Drugs Before Fatally Slashing Infant, Police Say

    Man Took Drugs Before Fatally Slashing Infant, Police Say
    BRISTOL — Arthur Hapgood Sr. stepped outside 211 Park St. on Monday evening to smoke some marijuana, and when he returned, he was a changed man, witnesses told police. He was making bizarre comments, waving his arms and yelling, and then started...
  • Children's Hospitals Issue Recommendations On Obesity Screening

    With obesity rates rising among children, leaders of the nation's top children's hospitals are recommending that primary care pediatricians help to identify and treat four related medical conditions, previously found in adults, that may be overlooked....
  • New concussion rules to make high school sports safer

    Zackery Lystedt, a 13-year-old junior high football player in Washington state, fell to the ground after a tackle during a game and struck his head – hard. He rocked back and forth in pain, but didn't lose consciousness. Sidelined for only three...
  • Seven-Year-Old Leukemia Patient And Her Doctor Honored At Connecticut Children's

    Seven-Year-Old Leukemia Patient And Her Doctor Honored At Connecticut Children's
    HARTFORD - When Emma Duffin showed symptoms of what her parents believed to be strep throat in May, they never expected their daughter would be diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia. "My initial reaction was just holy crap, we weren't expecting this,"...