| Jun 26, 2010
| 6:20 AM
— Pilot Jeff Capek reaches to his right and begins to turn the wheel at his hip that controls the angle and elevation of Snoopy One, the MetLife blimp that floats tranquilly over so many major sporting events.
The blimp — airship, actually ...
| Feb 1, 2010
Steven Hayes, who apparently tried to kill himself Sunday with a drug overdose, was taken to the hospital after prison guards found him unconscious.
Jury selection in Hayes' trial at Superior Court in New Haven on charges that he killed a mother and...
| Apr 1, 2010
| 8:16 AM
Ronald Taylor and George Gould, two men who spent 16 years in prison for a murder a judge says they did not commit, were ordered released from custody today.
Applause broke out in a Rockville courtroom when Judge Stanley T. Fuger Jr. gave his order....
| Feb 14, 2009
A skeptical state lawmaker and the president of the University of Connecticut squared off Friday over the controversial system of "double-dipping" that uses short-term contracts to pay retired professors who are already receiving pensions.
In his first...
| Jun 24, 2009
Although he was given a sterling performance review, University of Connecticut President Michael Hogan turned down a raise and a performance bonus Tuesday, noting that faculty and staff had agreed to give up raises, as well.
This is the second year Hogan...
| 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...
| Dec 22, 2002
Henry M. was awake as the surgeon inserted a metal straw deep within his brain and suctioned out a piece of tissue the length of an index finger.
The surgeon, William Beecher Scoville of West Hartford, talked to the 27-year-old Hartford man during the...
| Apr 30, 2001
With warm weather on the horizon and an ever-proliferating number of sunscreens on the market, Health decided it was time to find out more about protection from the sun. We consulted Dr. Robert Greenberg, a nationally known dermatologist in private...