| Nov 10, 2014
| 2:31 AM
Medicare-funded breast cancer screenings jumped 44 percent from $666 million to $962 million from 2001 to 2009, yet those added costs did not improve early detection rates among the 65 and older Medicare population, according to a Yale School of...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 12:11 PM
MANCHESTER — Andy and Jamie Deschene had to make a quick decision the night of Sept. 5.
Pregnant with her second child, but not due to deliver until Nov. 9, Jamie Deschene, 30, was having contractions when she called Andy at work and told him to...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 4:00 PM
HARTFORD — Bryan Salaman was the unofficial ambassador of Bulkeley High School, a chatty sophomore who was the first teenager on campus every morning and among the quickest to extend a hand to new students, educators said Monday.
His greeting to...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 6:22 PM
HARTFORD — A man who was stabbed in the neck Sunday night is in critical condition at Saint Francis Hospital, according to police.
The assault happened about 8:10 p.m. at 36 Bedford St., Deputy Chief Brian Foley said.
Major Crimes Division...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 11:43 AM
HARTFORD — Police said they are investigating a weekend stabbing during which a woman stabbed a man.
Officers responded to a report of a serious assault at 56 Vine St. shortly before 11 p.m. Saturday, police said. When they arrived, they found a...
| Oct 31, 2014
Longtime incumbent Democratic state Rep. Peggy Sayers is facing a challenge from Republican Scott Storms for the 60th House District seat.
The district includes Windsor Locks and Windsor.
Sayers, 73, is seeking a ninth term in the state legislature....
| Dec 22, 2014
| 12:24 PM
HARTFORD — A man was in critical condition after an overnight shooting Monday inside the West Indian Social Club, police say.
The man, whose name has not been released, was shot in the chest. According to police, he is in critical but stable...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 8:45 AM
BRISTOL — In the 77th House District campaign, both candidates have sought to position themselves as pro-business fiscal conservatives.
Republican challenger Cara Christine Pavalock said she'd work to make the state more attractive to businesses...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 3:44 PM
A civil lawsuit has been filed against the town charging that former Officer Matthew Worden and other police officers used excessive force while performing their duties that ultimately contributed to the death of a 20-year-old local man.
It is the...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 12:02 PM
HARTFORD — Police said they are trying to find who fired a gun into a car in the North End early Thursday, slightly wounding the occupant.
Police were alerted to gunfire in the area of 120 Westland St. shortly before 1:45 a.m. by the ShotSpotter...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 3:03 PM
The parent company of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center announced Friday a new collaboration that allows local blood-cancer patients treated at Saint Francis to take part in clinical trials offered by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.