| 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...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 6:18 PM
HARTFORD — More and more consumers have felt the sting of hospital "facility fees" in recent years, but hospital executives said Wednesday that they need to recoup losses from the free care they provide to the uninsured and from the under-funded...
| 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 4, 2014
| 1:57 PM
NEW HARTFORD — One person was killed and three others were injured in a crash early Thursday morning on Town Hill Road, state police said.
A passenger in the vehicle, Marissa Offsay, 23, of Avon, was removed from the car and taken to Charlotte...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 1:18 PM
EAST HAMPTON — One person was taken by LifeStar Helicopter to Hartford Hospital and another by ambulance after a head-on crash on Route 66, police said
A 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo crossed into the eastbound lane and struck a 2009 Honda Accord for...
| 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...
| 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...