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  • Connecticut Hospitals Prepared, "Hyper-alert" for Ebola-Like Symptoms

    With the second of two American aid workers stricken with the Ebola virus arriving on United States soil for treatment Tuesday, fears and tensions about the potential for the deadly virus to spread stateside remain high. Connecticut's hospitals are...
  • Mayor: Hartford To Investigate Stun Gun Shooting Of Teenager

    Mayor: Hartford To Investigate Stun Gun Shooting Of Teenager
    HARTFORD — Mayor Pedro Segarra said Wednesday that the Hartford police internal affairs division and a civilian review board will investigate an officer's use of a stun gun on an 18-year-old during a confrontation in the city's North End. In a...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Asylum Hill Neighborhood Celebrates New Partnership To Strengthen The Community

    Three Hartford-area organizations have entered into a first-of-its-kind partnership to enhance the civic capacity in Hartford's Asylum Hill neighborhood. At a meeting of the Asylum Hill Neighborhood Association (AHNA), already considered one of the...
  • Police: Woman Charged In Hartford Beating of MDC Worker

    HARTFORD — A local woman was charged after she allegedly punched a long-time utilities worker Tuesday morning on Tower Avenue, but police say they haven't found two men who reportedly dragged the man from his truck and assaulted him further. The...
  • Nurse Should Not Have Been Forced Out

    St. Francis Hospital is so guilty of wrongdoing in the firing of Annemarie Morrissey [Aug. 16, Connecticut, "Nurse Sues St. Francis Over Losing Job"]. She used her nursing expertise to help save a patient's life by modifying his pacemaker wire. And...
  • Tasered Hartford Teen Still In Hospital; Mother Says She Intends To File Complaint Against Officer

    Tasered Hartford Teen Still In Hospital; Mother Says She Intends To File Complaint Against Officer
    HARTFORD — The mother of an 18-year old Hartford teen who was taken to St. Francis Hospital Tuesday after he was shot by a police Taser during what police described as a "group disturbance" said Wednesday that she intended to file a complaint...
  • Man Shot In Pelvic Area In Hartford, Police Say

    HARTFORD — A man was shot in his groin area on Main Street Tuesday night, police said. Police were called to 1994 Main St. shortly before 10:30 p.m., Sgt. William Mooney said. When officers arrived, they found a wounded 30-year-old man, who had...
  • Man With Gunshot Wound Dropped Off At Hartford Firehouse

    HARTFORD — A gunshot victim was dropped off at a city firehouse Tuesday morning, police said. The man, who is 33, suffered a gunshot wound to the left, Deputy Police Chief Brian Foley said. The wound is not life-threatening, Foleys said. The man...
  • Groups Partner To Promote Asylum Hill Community

    HARTFORD - In an effort to strengthen the Asylum Hill community, the Asylum Hill Neighborhood Association and Leadership Greater Hartford are joining forces. The neighborhood association, which is a community organization that aims to improve the quality...
  • Effort To Improve Health In Impoverished North End Starts In The ER

     Effort To Improve Health In Impoverished North End Starts In The ER
    Deborah Knowlin slowly limps to her kitchen table, favoring her left knee because her right one, she says, gives out frequently. Sitting down at the table, Knowlin snaps open a day-of-the-week pill box and empties Friday's contents into her right hand:...
  • Life-Changing Conversations On Organ Donation

    Life-Changing Conversations On Organ Donation
    No one looks forward to having "the talk," whether the uncomfortable topic is plans for older parents, wishes about end-of-life care or even one that can save lives — organ donation. "And nobody likes to have that discussion; it's an awful...