| Dec 21, 2012
| 2:43 PM
Despair at the massacre of innocents at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown will spur action from political leaders. It will also remind us of our limitations.
There will be changes in laws regulating the manufacture, sale and use of guns....
| Dec 24, 2012
| 10:13 AM
When Sam Pasco was young, he recalls his mother telling him, "If you can help somebody, just do it."
Never forgetting those words, Pasco has dedicated his life to two things: music and helping people.
Pasco, 85, plays the saxophone in a trio with...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 6:01 AM
What You May Not Know About the West Nile Virus and Mosquitoes
What is West Nile virus and where did it come from?
West Nile virus was discovered in 1937 on the West Nile River in Uganda. Mosquitoes can carry the virus after they bite birds infected...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 3:52 PM
I was a "want-to-believer" walking into the lion's den — Bo Ottmann's mountain lion's den.
Each time I've written about mountain lions, Ottmann has invited me to see his part of northwestern Connecticut. Ottmann is the founder of the Friends of...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 4:18 PM
St. Francis Hospital and its insurers have reached settlements with virtually all of the 150 known child victims of hospital endocrinologist George Reardon, a milestone in years of contentious litigation that grew from what may be the most extensive...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 5:49 PM
One law firm has rented out a conference room in the downtown Hilton and invited patients of a Johns Hopkins gynecologist to discuss their legal options. Other firms are taking out newspaper ads, urging his patients to contact them. Others are asking...
| Jun 23, 2010
As a boy, Ophni Davis dreamed of becoming a doctor. Instead, he became a barber. But he still considers it his job to look after people's welfare.
So if a man who looks about the right age comes into his Blue Hills Avenue salon in Hartford, Connecticut,...
| Jun 24, 2010
| 4:06 AM
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...
| Jun 13, 2010
| 5:02 PM
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....
| Jun 11, 2010
| 2:03 PM
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...
| Jun 11, 2010
| 6:42 AM
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...