| 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...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 12:12 PM
Tolland guitarist Randy Collins is lucky to be alive. On July 16, a vehicle drove through the intersection of Old Post and Mountain Spring Roads in his hometown. The car struck Collins’ UPS truck as he was making deliveries, flipping it in on its...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 4:29 PM
It's 11 p.m. on a Saturday night. An ambulance stops outside the hospital emergency room and doctors immediately roll a stretcher through the doors and to a treatment room. A young girl, uncommunicative and combative, is throwing up. A team of medical...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 12:00 PM
According to a Pentagon report, 19,000 sexual assaults occur in the military each year. A seemingly insane Quinnipiac University professor says all those broads practically asked for it. "What do you expect to happen when women are put among men trained...
| 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.
| Nov 30, 2012
| 7:17 AM
Two days after the drowning death of Marcum Asiamah, family members said Friday that they still don't know any details about what happened Wednesday before he was pulled from the high school pool.
"It's been very, very tough without any answers about...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 4:42 PM
Hartford Hospital and UnitedHealth Group, the nation's largest health insurer, are in a hard-fought contract negotiation that could leave thousands of customers facing higher out-of-pocket expenses if the current agreement expires Oct. 28.
| Oct 3, 2012
| 2:19 PM
Hartford Hospital says the rate increases it is asking of UnitedHealth Group is "not even close" to the 30 percent that the insurer says the hospital wants over the course of three years.
"That is factually wrong — not even close," Hartford...