| Jun 14, 2013
| 12:34 PM
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman disfigured in a chimpanzee attack has been denied permission to sue the state.
Charla Nash's family sought permission to sue Connecticut for $150 million but was denied Friday by state Claims Commissioner...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 4:54 PM
No, I wish I could have talked to her, but I needed to get healthier and stronger, and then she had passed away. But I wish I could have, you know, said something to her. I would have liked to really know how she felt. On one hand, I thnk she really,...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 9:40 AM
Connecticut's into some really weird animal stuff lately.
You've got a battle going on over keeping reindeer here year-round; mountain lions roaming the Gold Coast; someone whose face was ripped off by a chimpanzee trying to sue the state; new...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 1:41 PM
Marcella Leone came home from a trip in September 2008, turned on her answering machine, and discovered a disturbing, frantic message from Sandra Herold, the owner of Travis the chimpanzee.
"She was yelling at me to get my dart [tranquilizer] gun and get...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 2:05 PM
That Charla Nash was savagely attacked and mauled by a friend's pet chimpanzee was a terrible tragedy, as the world knows. But, please, the taxpaying citizens of Connecticut are not responsible for it.
Ms. Nash was the friend and sometime employee of a...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Chimp attack victim: Charla Nash has been dubbed the "chimp attack victim" by the media, but -- as she continues her recovery from a ground-breaking face transplant -- she continues to show the world that she shouldn't be so summarily defined....
| May 7, 2010
| 4:34 PM
HARTFORD, Conn. â A Connecticut woman who lost her hands and much of her face when she was mauled by a chimpanzee has moved from an Ohio hospital to a Boston-area assisted-living center, where she plans to continue rehabilitation and......
| May 26, 2010
| 9:34 PM
Sandra Herold, the Connecticut woman whose 200-pound pet chimpanzee, Travis, attacked and critically injured Herold's friend Charla Nash last February, died Monday. Herold's attorney told the Associated Press that his client died of a ruptured aortic...
| May 26, 2010
| 7:49 AM
In 12 gruesome minutes last year, Sandra Herold saw her best friend maimed for life and the pet chimpanzee she called her "son" shot and killed.
Herold, who had lost her only child in a car accident in 2000 and her husband to cancer in 2004, died...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 4:28 PM
BOSTON -- A Connecticut woman mauled by a chimpanzee in 2009 has received a full face transplant, the third surgery of its kind performed in the country, Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital said on Friday.
Charla Nash, 57, was hurt after a friend's...
| Nov 11, 2009
| 4:33 PM
Charla Nash, the Stamford, Conn., woman mauled by a 200-pound chimpanzee on Feb. 16, appeared on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" today. During the interview, Nash willingly removed her veiled hat that normally covers her face to avoid scaring people, revealing.....
| Dec 8, 2009
| 4:33 PM
A Connecticut woman who owned a chimpanzee that mauled and blinded a woman won't be charged because there's no evidence she knowingly disregarded any risk the animal posed, a prosecutor said Monday. State's Attorney David Cohen said it wasn't evident........