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  • Eight More Sue St. Francis In Sex Abuse Case

    Eight more people — including a man who claims Dr. George Reardon raped him repeatedly — have filed a lawsuit against St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center alleging negligence in not preventing the prominent endocrinologist from sexually...
  • Six More Sue St. Francis Hospital In Reardon Sex Abuse Case

    Six more people have filed suit against St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center alleging abuse by Dr. George Reardon, who worked at the hospital for 30 years and is believed to have sexually abused as many as 500 children. The newest plaintiffs —...
  • Tragic Decision: Man Brain-Damaged, Hospital Accused

    Tragic Decision: Man Brain-Damaged, Hospital Accused
    Stephen M. Smith decided to undergo throat surgery to remove a spot on his esophagus — a spot that he feared could become cancerous. As he walked into St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford on July 3, 2008, Smith and his wife, Benay,...
  • Man Tries to Amputate Own Arm During Furnace Mishap

    Man Tries to Amputate Own Arm During Furnace Mishap
    HARTFORD, Conn. -- Jonathan Metz had been trapped for two days in his basement with his left arm stuck in a broken furnace. Smelling rotting flesh, he decided that amputation was his only hope. So the 31-year-old fashioned a tourniquet near his...
  • Trapped Man Amputates Own Arm

    Trapped Man Amputates Own Arm
    A man who tried to amputate his own arm after he became trapped for days while working on the furnace in the basement of his Connecticut home has undergone followup surgery. Jonathan Metz, who lives alone, was reportedly trying to fix his furnace when...
  • Man Who Was Stuck In Furnace Is Out Of Intensive Care Unit

    Man Who Was Stuck In Furnace Is Out Of Intensive Care Unit
    Jonathan Metz was rescued after a friend who had not heard from him for several days called police. Jonathan Metz, who was rescued Wednesday after his arm got stuck in his furnace nearly three days before, was out of the intensive care unit at St....
  • Travelers Notebook: Rose Blossoms Into A Champion

    Justin Rose has been a name for a while now. As an amateur in 1998, he made a dramatic chip-in on the 18th hole to finish tied for fourth at the British Open. A week later, he turned pro at 17. But Rose, now 29, waited 12 years for his first PGA Tour...
  • Free Mammograms

    Click here for info on free mammograms for women who don't have health insurance. Do you qualify for a FREE mammogram? Here's how it worksÂ… Women must be at least 40 years old to qualify Your last mammogram must have been performed more than 12 months...
  • Police Officer Shot Multiple Times

    A police officer was shot multiple times overnight in city's North End. The officer was taken to St. Francis Hospital and is in stable condition. Police Chief Daryl Roberts said around 12:15 a.m. a police officer, whose name is being withheld until...
  • Hidden Mistakes In Hospitals

    Hidden Mistakes In Hospitals
    After a few weeks of nagging shoulder pain, Jonathan Faile of Fairfield drove with his wife to Bridgeport Hospital and walked into the emergency room early on the morning of Saturday, March 22, 2005. An enzyme test indicated possible heart damage, so...
  • East Hartford House Fire Leaves Home Total Loss

    An early morning, two-alarm house fire in East Hartford has sent two people to the house and the home maybe a total loss. Just before 4 a.m., fire crews arrived at 108 Sission St. The fire started in the rear of the home and moved to the front. Fire...