| Oct 5, 2014
| 4:05 AM
Dr. Mary Zozulin was upset, but not surprised, at the news this week that a man with Ebola had been diagnosed in Dallas.
"I've been expecting this," she said.
Hospital officials in Connecticut and elsewhere say they are confident that proper...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 6:58 PM
NEW HAVEN — A 14-year-old was shot in the calf Wednesday night while running away from gunshots he heard while on Eastern Street, police said.
The city teen, who was not identified by police, was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital. His injuries were...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 2:30 PM
WATERFORD — A 9-year-old and her father died Tuesday after a four-vehicle crash on southbound I-95 Sunday night, which also killed a 2-year-old, officials said.
The crash that killed 2-year-old Dacari Robinson happened just before 7 p.m. in the...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 3:45 PM
CLINTON — A man was bit in the face by an unprovoked large dog or coyote Tuesday night, police said.
The man was walking about 9 p.m. on Liberty Street when the animal came from the woods and bit him in the face before fleeing, police said.
| Oct 6, 2014
| 8:37 AM
Justina Pelletier is back in the hospital, according to a family spokesman.
Pelletier, 16, spent 16 months at the center of a widely publicized custody battle between her family and the state of Massachusetts. She returned to her West Hartford home on...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Yale-New Haven Hospital announced Thursday that it has a new chief medical officer, Dr. Thomas Balcezak, effective immediately.
In his new role, Balcezak oversees administration for medical staff affairs, graduate medical education, patient safety,...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 8:45 AM
Starting Wednesday, a new state law requires Connecticut hospitals to tell all patients when they are being kept in the hospital for observation instead of being admitted and to warn them about the financial consequences.
Anyone who goes to the...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 3:57 AM
A 53-year-old New Haven woman was injured by a shot through a window at her house on Dixwell Avenue, police said.
Linda Atkins told police that she heard a window break at around 9:30 p.m., and didn't initially know she'd been shot. She didn't hear a...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 8:03 PM
HARTFORD — In closing arguments Monday, prosecutor Anthony Bochicchio acknowledged that the man accusing Douglas Wirth of sexually and physically abusing him has credibility problems.
The accuser, who along with his three brothers was among nine...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:23 PM
NEW HAVEN — A Bridgeport man was killed Tuesday when he was ejected from the dump truck he was driving when its raised dump bed struck an overpass.
The accident occurred on southbound I-91 near Exit 1, state police said. The truck, driven by Dave...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 9:25 AM
For more than 40 years, Erik Drewniak has been plagued by high fevers and chills and never knew why.
Whenever he got a 104 or 105-degree fever that would linger for a day or two, he and his family always figured that was just "how he got sick." He...