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  • Dr. Garrett E. Deane, St. Agnes chief of pediatrics

    Dr. Garrett E. Deane, St. Agnes chief of pediatrics
    Dr. Garrett E. Deane, a retired chief of pediatrics at St. Agnes Hospital, died of an infection Nov. 24 at his son's Monkton home. The former Catonsville resident was 93. Born and raised in St. Louis, he was the son of Earle Glenn Deane, a Red Cross...
  • Eagles RB McCoy in running for weekly honor

    — A season-high 159 rushing yards on just 25 carries in a 33-10 triumph over the Dallas Cowboys on Thanksgiving has placed Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy in the running for the FedEx Ground NFL Player of the Week award. It's the...
  • Give blood for the holidays; American Red Cross provides daily opportunities

    Give blood for the holidays; American Red Cross provides daily opportunities
    The American Red Cross encourages eligible blood donors to give one last gift this holiday season. For patients with cancer or other illnesses or injuries requiring blood transfusions, the need for blood is constant and doesn’t get a holiday break....
  • Kenyan police chief quits, interior minister dismissed after attacks

    The Somali extremist group Shabab attacked a quarry in northern Kenya on Tuesday, killing dozens of workers 10 days after a bus attack the group claimed responsibility for in which gunmen shot and killed 28 passengers who couldn’t recite a Koranic...
  • Fire displaces nine, remains under investigation

    Fire displaces nine, remains under investigation
    A fire that displaced nine people after breaking out over the weekend in an apartment complex near Fort Lauderdale remained under investigation Monday. Nobody was injured in the fire early Sunday. It erupted about 1:30 a.m. in a 10-unit apartment...
  • Actors gripping in Holocaust drama

    Actors Michael Mckeever and Mike Westrich star in "The Timekeepers," a Holocaust-era drama by playwright Dan Clancy, running now through Dec. 21 at the Levis Jewish Community Center in Boca Raton. Set in the Sachsenhausen concentration camp in 1940,...
  • Colombian general freed in jungle by rebel captors

    Colombian general freed in jungle by rebel captors
    A Colombian army general was released by his rebel captors Sunday in a remote northwestern jungle, setting the scene for a resumption of peace talks that were halted after insurgents captured the commander two weeks earlier. President Juan Manuel Santos...
  • Firefighters respond to fire at apartments, baby born in stairwell

    Firefighters respond to fire at apartments, baby born in stairwell
    Four Schaumburg families were displaced from their homes Friday because of an early morning fire, while on a separate call, firefighters helped a woman who had just given birth in an apartment stairwell. Four units of a multifamily apartment complex in...
  • Hampton apartment fire displaces six

    Hampton apartment fire displaces six
    At least six people were displaced after a fire at a seven-unit apartment building in Hampton Wednesday night, a spokesman said. About 11:50 p.m., firefighters responded to the 5100 block of Goldsboro Drive, where they found heavy smoke and fire...
  • Bombs, gunfire kill 81 at crowded mosque in Nigeria's Kano

    Bombs, gunfire kill 81 at crowded mosque in Nigeria's Kano
    Gunmen set off three bombs and opened fire on worshipers at the main mosque in north Nigeria's biggest city Kano on Friday, killing at least 81 people, witnesses and officials said, in an attack that bore the hallmarks of Islamist Boko Haram militants....
  • What happens in the jungle stays in the jungle

    What happens in the jungle stays in the jungle
    Palm Beach can be a jungle sometimes, especially when it attracts more than 600 young socialites to the season's most talked about event. Marking the eighth anniversary, this year's “Red Cross Beach Bash” takes on a What Happens in the...