| Jan 21, 2015
| 10:30 AM
COVENTRY — A man was injured Wednesday morning when he fell some 50 feet off a roof of the Nathan Hale Homestead.
The man, a roofer, was by himself but was able to get to his truck and call 911, said Ray Eldridge, North Coventry fire chief.
| Jan 19, 2015
We've all done it. Reached for the phone to chat, check email or text while operating a car. But Bernice Plourde of Southington says, "Stop." She knows firsthand the extreme dangers of distracted driving. "I had taken the kids to my mom's house for the...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 11:57 AM
NEWINGTON — A construction worker is in critical condition at Bridgeport Hospital after he suffered an electric shock while working on Willard Avenue Friday morning, police said.
Police said the man, who works as a roofer, made contact with utility...
| 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...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 9:00 PM
SOUTH WINDSOR — The owner of a construction company and one of his workers were electrocuted after a dump truck's bed hit overhead electrical wires Wednesday morning.
Lloyd Folsom, 55, the owner of Folsom Construction, and Connor Betts, 22,...
| 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...