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  • UConn Football Player Jasper Howard Stabbed To Death On Campus

    UConn Football Player Jasper Howard Stabbed To Death On Campus
    About nine hours after his Huskies walked off Rentschler Field with a victory over Louisville, after a press conference filled with smiles and platitudes, UConn football coach Randy Edsall's phone rang. When the phone rings at that hour, Edsall said, it's...
  • Reardon Case Mediation Drags On For Victims, Hospital

    The legal fight over the alleged abuse by Dr. George Reardon is taking longer than some initially hoped, but lawyers say it remains in mediation and on track. More than 135 people who say they were sexually abused by Reardon are suing St. Francis...
  • Lawmakers Are Debating Statute Of Limitations Laws After Reardon Case

    Lawmakers this morning are considering a proposal that would allow adult victims of child sexual abuse to bring lawsuits even if the statute of limitations has run out if new evidence is found that could not have reasonably been discovered before. The...
  • Reardon Case: Claims Could Grow

    The pool of victims eligible to sue St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center over alleged abuse at the hands of Dr. George Reardon could grow under a proposal now before the state legislature. The measure - which would extend the statute of limitations in...
  • Extension Of Statute Of Limitations For Child Sex Abuse Dies In Committee

    State lawmakers have effectively killed a proposal to extend the statute of limitations for civil actions in certain child sex abuse cases, a setback for the effort to allow dozens of victims of Dr. George Reardon to seek damages even though they are...
  • ER Doctor Treats Students To A Lesson

    As the chief of general surgery and trauma at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Dr. Anthony Morgan doesn't fit the profile of a gangster. But he was headed down that road on the mean streets of Philadelphia when he was a kid. Morgan was stabbed...
  • Funding Approved For UConn Health Center's Upgrade

    Funding Approved For UConn Health Center's Upgrade
    The University of Connecticut scored a victory this week when legislators approved a $362 million plan to revamp and expand the UConn Health Center and fund health initiatives involving other area hospitals. On Friday, officials from three hospitals...
  • 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,...
  • 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....