| Jun 12, 2013
It was November, 2006, when Robert V. Heffernan felt something on the top of his head.
"It was like this little bump. I thought it was a pimple. One of the mistakes I made, I kept thinking it was a pimple. Part of it is, there is some intuition in you...
| Jun 10, 2013
Jake Puciato's bedroom has always been his haven. "Once I got diagnosed, this was my place to come and just unwind and be alone for awhile," says the 12-year-old, who is battling lymphocytic leukemia.
But he couldn't stand the disorganization and...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Playwright Christopher Durang was injured in a fall in a concert production of "Kiss Me Kate" at Yale University in New Haven Saturday afternoon.
Durang, writer of "Beyond Therapy," "Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You," "The Marriage of...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 2:22 PM
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The Newtown Bee reports that Newtown town officials and community leaders asked Wednesday that people "temporarily halt any further dispatching of goods to the community, its schools, churches and nonprofit organizations." They said...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 7:42 AM
(Reuters) - About 80 million Americans suffer from heart disease, the nation's No. 1 killer, and most are on multiple drugs.
Some cardiologists think prescribing has gotten out of hand.
The criticism was voiced by a number of leading heart doctors who...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 10:23 AM
A man who along with his wife was seriously injured in a fire early Friday that heavily damaged a home at 19 Beaver Dam Trail has been arrested on several charges, police said.
Glenn Alburtus, 60, is charged with second-degree threatening, first-...
| May 30, 2013
| 8:16 AM
Last year, 18 executives at 11 Connecticut hospitals were compensated more than $1 million, according to a database released annually by the state Office of Health Care Access.
Hartford Hospital and Yale-New Haven Hospital each had four executives...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 12:37 PM
Dawer Gilani, a resident of Bridgeport, has already been arrested for stalking a woman in Fairfield. This time, Gilani allegedly chose to stalk the same woman via Facebook and Twitter using his photograph. Although Gilani used a different name, the...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 6:19 PM
A soot-covered piece of paper on top of a desk in the Petit family's home office caught the eye of prosecutor Michael Dearington the day he walked through the charred remains of 300 Sorghum Mill Drive in Cheshire.
It was a letter announcing an...
| Jan 18, 2012
Hadiya Jackson is feeling anxious as she awaits her MRI. The Lake Park High School gymnast banged her knee doing a back walkover on the beam, and she's hoping it's not fractured.
Jackson slides her left leg into a circular tube in a new MRI machine that'...
| Sep 30, 2012
Sheryl Simoni had been a runner until her knees gave out — she used to walk around the neighborhood with friends. Darlene Dukes used to work out regularly until fatigue overcame her. Linda Finlay never bothered to put on sneakers, "I don't like to...