| Oct 25, 2013
The effective management of chronic diseases — asthma, diabetes, hypertension and hyperlipidemia (high cholesterol) — requires that patients adhere to prescribed drug regimens. Without access to affordable prescriptions, many end up in the...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 12:58 PM
TALLAHASSEE – On the campaign trail, Rick Scott made it sound like such common sense: career politicians had driven the train in Tallahassee, and it was headed off a cliff because of spiraling government growth.
Scott pledged to implement an...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 12:30 PM
DOC NYC, the Gotham documentary festival that launched in 2010, has lined up a broad slate with 11 world premieres, including the debut of Michel Gondry's doc "Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? An Animated Conversation with Noam Chomsky."
Film, in which...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 2:28 PM
Few of the officers assigned to Baltimore County's Woodlawn Precinct ever met Sgt. Bruce A. Prothero, but they all know his story.
Every day, they pass pictures of the officer and his family as they walk through the station's halls. One image shows his...
| Mar 28, 2013
UPDATED twice with responses from Gov. Pat Quinn's spokeswoman WBEZ-FM reporter Rob Wildeboer has questions for Gov. Pat Quinn: Governor, there are almost 50,000 inmates in Illinois prisons. It’s an historic high. Nonetheless, you’ve closed...
| Jul 5, 2013
We’ve been doing a lot of reminiscing in the past week about the old days of Indy-car races At Pocono. I decided to have a little fun with it on Friday, so when I checked in at the credential office,......
| Mar 15, 2011
| 7:39 AM
MONROE CORRECTIONAL COMPLEX
WSRU: Washington State Reformatory Unit. WSRU opened in 1910 and houses inmates with a "medium" custody designation or lower. Inmates are housed in two large cellblocks, the A-B wing and C-D wing. Approximately...
| Dec 29, 2011
On January 1, 2012, more than 200 new laws, covering everything from local library boards to murder, will go into effect.
Chicago Tribune political reporter Rick Pearson says some that might impact you the most include:
- Toll hike
| Jan 9, 2012
| 4:06 PM
Warning signs a decade ago that a violent criminal could strike again are laid out in more than 2,000 pages of documents released by the Snohomish County Prosecutor’s Office.
It's been nearly a year since Monroe Corrections Complex inmate Byron...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Like many politicians, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton utilizes social media. In fact, throughout one recent Thursday, he sent out more than 40 tweets. Boughton's ceaseless Twitter postings do address city issues but just as often the 44-year-old mayor...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 4:39 PM
A 34-year-old Seattle man who allegedly broke into a University District home, tied up six female University of Washington students and threatened them at knifepoint was charged Wednesday with nine counts of burglary, robbery and kidnapping.