| Oct 28, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Medicare advocates said Tuesday that patients deserve protections included in legislation introduced in June by Connecticut members of Congress.
The Center for Medicare Advocacy and the Medicare Rights Center held a phone conference with U.S. Rep. Rosa...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 7:25 AM
HAMDEN — A woman was killed and her husband injured when they were hit by a vehicle as they tried to cross Haig Street, police said. The vehicle then fled.
Doris and Emilio Gonzalez, both 67, were standing near the southbound shoulder of Haig...
| Nov 3, 2014
Morgan Vaughan's 4th birthday celebration was all about Lightning McQueen and family joy. "Morgan is a character," smiles his grandmother, Mary Midolo of Naugatuck. "He's a very happy child. Even in the hospital as a tiny baby, he wasn't a real crier....
| Nov 10, 2014
| 2:31 AM
Medicare-funded breast cancer screenings jumped 44 percent from $666 million to $962 million from 2001 to 2009, yet those added costs did not improve early detection rates among the 65 and older Medicare population, according to a Yale School of...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 7:17 AM
HAMDEN — A dispute over a television prompted a 21-year-old man to stab his father early Thursday, police said.
Jeffrey Milano stabbed his father Michael Milano three times, police said. Michael Milano was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital for...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 10:00 AM
BRANFORD - Three Branford Police officers are credited with using CPR to save a woman's life after she had stopped breathing early Friday morning.
Police responded to a call at 4:30 a.m. Friday that a woman had harmed herself at the Stony Creek town...
| 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...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 8:51 PM
Colleen and Sean Alexander had been married for a year, had bought their first home in Clinton, and were hoping to have children in 2011 when a freight truck barreled through a stop sign and crushed their plans under its wheels.
They had been high...