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  • Woman Gets $1.1 Million In Priest Abuse Case; Tells Ex-Bishop, 'Shame On You'

    A New London woman who says she was molested as a child by a now-deceased priest will receive $1.1 million from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Norwich after a retiring Superior Court judge spent his last day on the bench mediating the settlement. Mary...
  • Crime & Punishment: Concerts Are "Public Health Emergencies" According to St. Francis Hospital

    Crime & Punishment: Concerts Are "Public Health Emergencies" According to St. Francis Hospital
    Wendy DaCosta, former secretary to Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton, doesn't exactly deny in her wrongful-termination lawsuit that she violated the city's anti-harassment policy but says others were not punished for their own alleged violations of it. DaCosta,...
  • St. Francis Settles Reardon Child Sex Abuse Claims

    St. Francis Settles Reardon Child Sex Abuse Claims
    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...
  • Lawsuit Contains First Rape Allegation Against Reardon

    The case of alleged child molester George Reardon took a new twist Tuesday with an accusation in a lawsuit that the late West Hartford endocrinologist raped a young boy — the first such claim to surface publicly. The rape allegation is included...
  • Hostage Crisis Ends

    A tense standoff with police ended early today when Richard Shenkman emerged from his burning house on Tumblebrook Drive, hours after his wife escaped from the home where she had been held hostage since Tuesday morning. Nancy Tyler, who was taken hostage...
  • 'I Truly Don't Know Why He Didn't Kill Me' -- Nancy Tyler

    When a shaken and distraught Nancy Tyler finally escaped from the South Windsor house where her ex-husband had held her hostage for 13 hours Tuesday, she bore a visible mark of the terror she endured. In addition to numerous small marks, there was an...
  • Statute Of Limitations On Lawsuits Could Change For Reardon Victims

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • E-Cigarettes, Gum or the Patch?

    E-Cigarettes, Gum or the Patch?
    With nicotine substitutes, effective delivery is paramount. Some smokers chew nicotine gum in an effort to quit, but instead of parking a slightly masticated piece between cheek and gum, they chomp the little squares like a wad of Bazooka. This sends...
  • City Police Officer Says Prisoner Attacked Him

    One of three police officers being investigated in connection with an alleged beating of a prisoner claims in an arrest report that the prisoner assaulted him inside a Hartford police booking cell earlier this month. Officer Rhashim Campbell wrote in...