| Sep 19, 2012
| 12:12 PM
Tolland guitarist Randy Collins is lucky to be alive. On July 16, a vehicle drove through the intersection of Old Post and Mountain Spring Roads in his hometown. The car struck Collins’ UPS truck as he was making deliveries, flipping it in on its...
| Jul 9, 2009
When a shaken and distraught Nancy Tyler finally escaped from the South Windsor house where her ex-husband had held her hostage for 13 hours Tuesday, she bore a visible mark of the terror she endured.
In addition to numerous small marks, there was an...
| Jul 10, 2009
Richard Shenkman, facing multiple charges for allegedly kidnapping his former wife and holding her hostage at their South Windsor home, has been released by Hartford Hospital to the custody of the state Department of Correction.
He is being held, with...
| 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...
| Jul 11, 2009
Robert Farmer didn't watch this week's tribute to Michael Jackson.
The 70-year-old Bloomfield resident has his own cherished memories of The Gloved One, including the spring day in 1988 when Jackson gave Farmer the hat off his head, after an MJ concert...
| Apr 16, 2010
| 6:02 AM
Wesleyan University officials say a student was stabbed by a samurai sword during a student-produced play, but is expected to recover.
Wesleyan spokesman David Pesci says the sword was a prop that was used in Thursday night's performance at a building on...
| Jul 13, 2009
Harry J. Gray
Former CEO of United Technologies
Harry J. Gray, 89, the retired United Technologies Corp. chief executive who is credited with transforming the company into an industrial conglomerate, died Wednesday in Hartford, Conn., according to his...
| Dec 9, 2008
For 55 years, he was known to the world at large only as HM or Henry M., the survivor of brain surgery that went catastrophically wrong, leaving him with a form of amnesia that prevented him from collecting any new memories and living in a pre-1953 world....
| Feb 7, 2010
| 3:46 PM
A devastating explosion that was heard and felt for miles destroyed a power plant Sunday morning as workers purged a natural gas piping system, killing at least five and injuring many more, emergency response officers said.
Homeowners miles away said the...
| 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,...
| May 12, 2009
Angel Arce Torres, the Hartford man struck by a hit-and-run driver on Park Street a year ago, died Monday evening at Hartford Hospital. He was 79.
Torres was paralyzed from the neck down in the May 30, 2008, accident, which drew unwanted national...
| Jun 11, 2008
The family of Angel Arce Torres, the victim of a hit-and-run captured on video that garnered national attention, got the kind of news Tuesday that no family wants to hear.
Doctors at Hartford Hospital told the family that their 78-year-old patriarch...