| Jan 6, 2015
| 2:48 PM
Connecticut hospitals reported record numbers of errors in 2013, with large increases in the numbers of falls, medication mistakes and perforations during surgical procedures, a new state report shows.
The report, covering 2013, marks the first time that...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 2:02 PM
A $10 million payment to Connecticut Children's Medical Center — approved Thursday without going through the legislature, and despite a state budget deficit — sparked questions about legal precedent and fairness.
The $10 million approved by...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 11:30 AM
HAMDEN — A local man is in critical condition Tuesday afternoon after a two-vehicle crash on Ridge and Pickwick roads, police said.
The vehicle driven by 30-year-old Alex Soto crossed the double yellow lines while heading northbound on Ridge...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 11:34 AM
BRANFORD — A man who mistakenly accelerated while backing into a parking space on Harrison Avenue and hit a pedestrian, sending her to the hospital, police said.
Robert McCarthy, 86, of Northford, was trying to parallel park his car and hit the...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 7:09 AM
NEW HAVEN — A man suffered significant head and abdomen trauma after he was struck by a motorist on Ferry Street Friday night.
At about 9:49 p.m., police said they found the man unresponsive lying on Ferry Street near Pierpont Street. The motorist...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 4:51 PM
Justina Pelletier, the West Hartford teenager who spent more than a year at the center of public custody battle between her family and Boston Children's Hospital and the state of Massachusetts, is in the hospital in Philadelphia.
Pelletier, who had...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 6:31 AM
NEW HAVEN – Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the area of Osborn Avenue at Goffe Street late Saturday night, police said.
Officers found the victim, 28-year-old Donald Greene of Hamden, in the back entryway of 81 Osborn Ave....
| Nov 24, 2014
| 10:30 AM
In the 15 months since Brian Lybeck's Type 1 Diabetes' diagnosis, the seventh grader and his family have worked with four different diabetes educators at Connecticut Children's Medical Center. Like their counterparts at other diabetes practices, the...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 3:18 PM
HARTFORD — Patients and their advocates pleaded with a state panel of doctors Wednesday to expand Connecticut's Medical Marijuana Program to include additional medical conditions beyond those currently allowed by state law.
"Gentlemen, you ought to...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 4:08 PM
OLD SAYBROOK — A person who spent nearly 20 minutes trapped in a car that was overturned and submerged in water alongside Custom Drive was freed by firefighters and hospitalized, police said.
Two people, the person trapped in the car and one who...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 5:06 AM
HARTFORD — The story of Connecticut's first successful heart transplant is one of tragedy, persistence, luck, and, ultimately, triumph.
Thirty years later, the recipient, 64-year old Andy Buczek, says he still has a great deal to be thankful for...