| Feb 18, 2015
| 7:30 PM
HARTFORD — Hospitals would pay more in state taxes, and some low-income parents would no longer be eligible for Medicaid, under Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed budget.
The Malloy administration says the hospitals will recoup enough revenue from an...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 7:19 AM
HARTFORD — Metropolitan District Commission crews late Monday repaired a broken water main on Washington Street that sent water into the surrounding area and forced the closure of Ward Street.
The break was reported earlier in the evening near...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 4:53 AM
There's cold comfort in this forecast: up to 2 inches of snow Tuesday with brutal cold lingering through the rest of February.
It's already the coldest February on record, FOX CT meteorologist Joe Furey said Tuesday morning.
A coating to 2 inches...
| 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 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...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 4:21 PM
BARKHAMSTED — One occupant of a car that veered off West River Road and into a river Wednesday afternoon has died, according to state police.
The accident happened about 1:10 p.m. in the Riverton section of town, Trooper Kelly Grant said. The car...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...