| May 8, 2010
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...
| 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,...
| Feb 23, 2007
Jerry Yang and his wife, Cindy Tian, look at each other across the dining room table. In calm and measured voices, they prepare for Yang's death.
As scientists, they review the data they have recently received from doctors. His cancer, which started in...
| May 4, 2008
Question: My wife and I try to make one major trip abroad a year. This year we thought we would go to Northern Ireland in September, but every auto rental agency I've contacted has a maximum age for a car rental. I happen to be 82. Is there any way I...
| Jun 15, 2008
Graduations are held at Miss Porter's School and Ethel Walker. Avon officials trim their budget. And Simsbury cops find a roasting chicken along roadway with a pipe bomb stuffed inside.
Here is a round-up of some of the news stories from Farmington...
| Jul 14, 2007
Two teenagers who were shot to death execution-style in Hartford Thursday morning were participating in a botched robbery, Hartford Police Chief Daryl K. Roberts said Friday.
Before their deaths, Kent McLaurin, 19, of Hartford, and Xion Davidson, 17,...
| Jun 21, 2010
It can happen while you're hauling boxes to the attic, gardening in the yard or even sitting in front of a computer too long.
Back pain: It's one of the most common medical problems in the United States, according to the National Institutes of Health....
| Jun 26, 2010
| 6:20 AM
— Pilot Jeff Capek reaches to his right and begins to turn the wheel at his hip that controls the angle and elevation of Snoopy One, the MetLife blimp that floats tranquilly over so many major sporting events.
The blimp — airship, actually ...
| Jul 21, 2009
Ever since she cloned a molecule early in her career, Linda Shapiro has had a mission: Figure out what it does.
So she spent years in the lab, explored its development, conferred with other researchers — anything to find the function of the...
| Feb 1, 2010
Steven Hayes, who apparently tried to kill himself Sunday with a drug overdose, was taken to the hospital after prison guards found him unconscious.
Jury selection in Hayes' trial at Superior Court in New Haven on charges that he killed a mother and...
| Jan 10, 2010
A high school student from Rocky Hill was killed and at least two other students were seriously injured Saturday when a school bus carrying 16 gifted math and science students to a robotics competition crashed though a highway guardrail and down an...