| Nov 17, 2014
| 9:55 AM
You wouldn't know it from its attractively painted brick exterior, polished tabletops and lustrous tin ceiling, but the new Riley's Hot Dog & Burger Gourmet got its start as a humble hot dog cart on New Britain's South Street.
In 2010, Rick Charamut...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 11:24 AM
More than 50 percent of the state's hospitals had rates for at least one type of hospital-acquired infection that were worse than federal benchmarks in late 2012 and 2013, new data shows.
No other state had a higher percentage of its hospitals...
| Oct 5, 2014
Erica Bartol is a registered nurse, so she considers it ironic that it took a TV show to remind her to do monthly breast examinations.
"I was watching the Dr. Oz show in the break room while having a snack. He was doing a breast cancer awareness show. I...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 6:18 PM
NEW BRITAIN — Richard Moore had dragged a police officer with his vehicle, hit a patrol car and crashed into a large boulder — missing other officers — before police managed to take him into custody Thursday morning while police...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 12:10 PM
CROMWELL — Fire destroyed a house at 134 Coles Road Friday night, but the two people in the house escaped without injury, police said.
Police and firefighters were called to the house at 10:33 p.m. and when police arrived the house was engulfed in...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 9:51 AM
SOUTHINGTON — The public dissatisfaction over the planned future of Bradley Memorial Hospital is still simmering, but the hospital's owner is beginning steps it said it would take to keep residents better informed.
Hartford HealthCare, the...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 9:07 AM
U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro and leading breast cancer experts from The Breast Center-Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven and the Hospital of Central Connecticut will be the featured panelists at a forum organized by the Connecticut Health I-Team (www.c-...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 9:52 PM
HARTFORD — The state's largest health insurer and a network of five Connecticut hospitals resolved their differences and announced a new multiyear contract late Thursday.
The new contract is retroactive to Wednesday, Oct. 1, meaning that there...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 12:32 PM
The state's top elected officials on Wednesday rebuked Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut and Hartford HealthCare for allowing a contract to expire, leaving patients to either pay higher rates or seek medical attention elsewhere for many...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Top state officials on Wednesday rebuked Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut and Hartford HealthCare for failing to negotiate a new contract, leaving patients to either pay higher rates or seek medical attention elsewhere for many procedures....
| Oct 1, 2014
| 7:49 AM
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut and Hartford HealthCare late Tuesday afternoon still had not resolved their differences and the five related hospitals are out of the insurer's network starting Oct. 1.
Here are answers to common questions...