| Feb 12, 2015
| 9:01 AM
Hopes were still alive for a merger with Tenet Healthcare when the board of directors at Eastern Connecticut Health Network convened its regular monthly meeting at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 4.
Twenty-four minutes later, in mid-meeting, CEO Peter J....
| Feb 1, 2015
| 8:54 PM
Connecticut's diabetes rate ranks lower than the national average, but Hispanics and African-Americans are more than twice as likely to have the disease compared with their white neighbors and are at greater risk of dying from diabetes-related causes....
| Jan 31, 2015
| 7:12 PM
AVON — Sharon Gauthier was always the squeaky wheel where she worked.
Gauthier remembers working from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. in a neonatal ICU, and being told she was to report for mandatory overtime from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
"I'm not doing that, that's...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 5:19 PM
HARTFORD — The winds howled and babies wailed as a flurry of children entered the world at Hartford hospitals during the snowstorm.
An unusual number of babies made their entrance into the world Monday night and early Tuesday as the blizzard...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 9:15 AM
It was a gala visual Java couldn't get out of her head long after she left the Bushnell Saturday night.
The three top guys in the Hartford Hospital/ Hartford Healthcare system were feeling the groove when The Blues Brothers, including Dan Aykroyd as...
| 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 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...
| 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...