| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 9:06 AM
HARTFORD — Visit Hartford Hospital and you'll see pieces of history on display: a 1927 nursing book opened to a diagram of the body's thoracic area; early brain surgery tools from the 1950s; ancient marble tablets inscribed with the hospital's first...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Although investigators believe that Sandy Hook Elementary School gunman Adam Lanza might have taken his motive to the grave, some mental health experts are looking at a disturbing storybook authored by Lanza a decade before the massacre for clues as to...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 4:07 PM
HARTFORD — When Hamilton Street resident Jose Hernandez smelled smoke and realized his building was burning Friday night, he ran out in his bare feet, but then realized he had to go back for his 8-year-old neighbor.
As he stood outside the badly...
| 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...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 7:35 PM
More than an hour before a man was shot in the neck on Tuesday, allegedly by a 17-year-old Conard High School student, a woman called police and asked that an officer be sent to her Abbotsford Avenue home to deal with a bullying problem.
"The same kids...
| 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...
| 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 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,...