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  • Senate denies chimp victim's right to sue state

    A third legislative body has denied a Connecticut woman blinded and disfigured in 2009 by a chimpanzee the ability to sue the state for damages.

  • House denies chimp attack victim's bid to sue

    The Connecticut House of Representatives on Monday sided with a legislative committee that recommended a woman blinded and disfigured in a 2009 chimpanzee attack should not be allowed to sue the state for financial damages.

  • Lawmakers: Deny chimp victim's bid to sue state

    A woman blinded and disfigured in a 2009 chimpanzee attack said Wednesday she is "heartbroken" that Connecticut lawmakers recommended she not be allowed to sue the state for financial damages, adding that she had hoped to tell her side of the story in a courtroom.

  • FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2012 file photo, Charla Nash sits before a hearing at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford, Conn., to determine whether she may sue the state for $150 million in claimed damages. Nash, who was mauled by a friend's chimpanzee in 2009, is making a last-ditch appeal to legislators in her bid to sue the state for $150 million, saying the attack has left her so her reliant on others that she feels like she is locked in a cage. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)

    Chimp attack victim asks again for right to sue

    The Connecticut woman disfigured in a 2009 chimpanzee attack asked state lawmakers Friday to grant her the ability to sue the state so she can pay her medical bills and "have a chance to live a comfortable life."

  • APNewsBreak: Conn. chimp victim seeks OK to sue

    The Connecticut woman mauled by a friend's chimpanzee in 2009 is making a last-ditch appeal to legislators in her bid to sue the state for $150 million, saying the attack has left her so her reliant on others that she feels like she is locked in a cage.

  • ** FILE ** Charla Nash sits before a hearing at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford, Conn., to determine whether she may sue the state for $150 million in claimed damages, Aug. 10, 2012. Nash was mauled in a 2009 chimpanzee attack. On Friday, June 14, 2013, state Claims Commissioner J. Paul Vance Jr., denied permission for Nash to sue the state because at the time of the attack, the law allowed private ownership of the animals. (Associated Press)

    Conn. chimp victim seeks OK to sue state

    The Connecticut woman mauled by a friend's chimpanzee in 2009 is making a last-ditch appeal to legislators in her bid to sue the state for $150 million, saying the attack has left her so her reliant on others that she feels like she is locked in a cage.

  • ** FILE ** Charla Nash sits before a hearing at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford, Conn., to determine whether she may sue the state for $150 million in claimed damages, Aug. 10, 2012. Nash was mauled in a 2009 chimpanzee attack. On Friday, June 14, 2013, state Claims Commissioner J. Paul Vance Jr., denied permission for Nash to sue the state because at the time of the attack, the law allowed private ownership of the animals. (Associated Press)

    Conn. chimp attack victim slapped with denial of $150M state lawsuit

    A Connecticut woman disfigured by a friend's pet chimpanzee in 2009 was denied permission Friday to sue the state for $150 million on her claim that officials knew the animal was dangerous but didn't do anything about it.

  • Country singer Randy Travis is pictured after being charged with driving while intoxicated near Tioga, Texas, late on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012. (AP Photo/Grayson County Sheriff's Office)

    Randy Travis: Country singer expected to plead guilty in drunken-driving case

    A prosecutor says country music star Randy Travis is expected to enter a guilty plea in a drunken-driving case in north Texas.

  • American Scene: Family of woman mauled by chimp settles lawsuit with owner’s estate

    A settlement agreement calls for a woman disfigured in a chimpanzee attack to receive about $4 million from the estate of the animal's now-deceased owner, according to documents obtained Thursday by The Associated Press.

  • Chimp attack victim's new face

    The new face of a Connecticut woman who was mauled by a chimpanzee two years ago was revealed for the first time Thursday in photos showing a startling transformation.

  • New face of chimpanzee attack victim revealed

    The new face of a woman who was mauled by a chimpanzee two years ago was revealed for the first time Thursday in photos showing a startling transformation.

  • Face transplants becoming more common, accepted

    More face transplant recipients and donor families are going public. They are boosting acceptance of an operation that six years ago was just daredevil theory.

  • 'Amazing' normalcy for those with face transplants

    They savor pizza and burgers, no longer frighten children, and many of them can walk the streets without people knowing they have someone else's cheeks, nose, lips and skin. People who have had face transplants increasingly are going public, helping to transform an operation that six years ago was daredevil theory into one that is widely accepted.

  • 'It works' _ face transplants now mainstream

    They savor pizza and burgers, no longer frighten children, and many of them can walk the streets without people knowing they have someone else's cheeks, nose, lips and skin. People who have had face transplants increasingly are going public, helping to transform an operation that six years ago was daredevil theory into one that is widely accepted.

  • 'It works' _ face transplants now widely accepted

    They savor pizza and burgers, no longer frighten children, and many of them can walk the streets without people knowing they have someone else's cheeks, nose, lips and skin. People who have had face transplants increasingly are going public, helping to transform an operation that six years ago was daredevil theory into one that is widely accepted.

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