• Abuse allegations, arrests mount at state mental hospital

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — At Connecticut’s only maximum-security psychiatric hospital, staff members put a diaper on a patient’s head, threw food at him, poured water over him, put salt in his coffee, kicked him and placed a mop on his head after cleaning a floor, according to a state report.

  • Bicyclists get free roadside assistance in Connecticut city

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Maureen Hart was riding home on the Founders Bridge into Hartford when the tire on her bicycle went flat.