| Apr 29, 2013
"Awesome!" squeals Justin Slattery, after the sensei flips him over his shoulder with a solid thud onto the mat.
But the 6-year-old's karate lesson isn't about cool stunts. For several weeks, he has been diligently working on his coordination and focus,...
| Jan 28, 2013
My husband and I were trading words of disappointment and disgust after Lance Armstrong's recent admission to doping when our sports-loving 9-year-old said: "What are you two talking about?"
I told him that a well-known bicyclist had taken performance...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 8:14 AM
After focusing on guns for the past two months, the governor’s Sandy Hook Advisory Commission held its first public hearing Friday on mental health issues related to the Newtown massacre.
Kim Pernerewski, the president of the Waterbury chapter...
| May 27, 2013
| 4:14 PM
A Hartford Hospital trauma physician met with doctors from the FBI, the Navy, the Dallas SWAT team, the New Orleans Police Department and elsewhere one day in April to begin work on a plan to help cities and towns better prepare for a mass shooting.
| May 30, 2013
| 8:16 AM
Last year, 18 executives at 11 Connecticut hospitals were compensated more than $1 million, according to a database released annually by the state Office of Health Care Access.
Hartford Hospital and Yale-New Haven Hospital each had four executives...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 3:45 PM
During life's darkest hours, the woods have always been my security blanket. It has always been a place where civilization disappears, replaced by the peaceful sounds of wind whispering through the pines or an owl hooting deep in the forest.
| Dec 29, 2012
| 6:07 PM
Chet McPhee was a freshman football coach at Trinity. He was the college's swim coach for 15 years, coaching both the men's and the women's teams. He started the men's lacrosse program. He coached soccer.
"I think he did track for a while, too," said...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 3:08 AM
A glance at Susan Callison's outfit shows nothing out of the ordinary other than black sleeves that could easily be her style statement, and a sort of half-glove that wraps around her right thumb.
In fact, much of her body is wrapped in compression...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 6:16 PM
— President Barack Obama vowed justice for the victims of the Boston bomb attacks on Monday but cautioned against the urge to "jump to conclusions" before a full investigation is done.
"We still do not know who did this or why, and people shouldn'...
| Sep 30, 2012
A diagnosis of breast cancer often leads to a treatment plan that includes surgery, chemotherapy and/or radiation and frequent check-ups. As the treatment takes place over time, a routine develops. But what happens — and what should a patient do...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 5:30 PM
From less than $1 million to $25 million or more, the amount of money it takes to get your name on a building at one of Connecticut's institutions varies greatly.
Linda McMahon, the former wrestling executive now running for U.S. Senate, gave Sacred...