| Sep 23, 2014
| 5:59 PM
MIDDLETOWN — In trouble with the law since the age of 11, Francis Anderson spent most of his life locked up in prison and in juvenile detention facilities.
So when he was acquitted by reason of mental disease or defect in August 2013 of charges of...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Indiegogo and the Canadian Film Centre -- the country's premiere accelerator of professional film, TV, acting, music, and digital media talent -- have struck a new partnership that will see CFC residents and alumni (which number over 1,600) gain access to...
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 10:30 PM
A controversial double execution in Oklahoma was scrubbed Tuesday night after the first inmate to receive an experimental three-drug cocktail writhed and grimaced on the gurney, struggled to lift his head and died of a heart attack more than 40 minutes...
| May 8, 2014
| 4:04 PM
In Chicago, a Blackhawks playoff game is must-see TV. If you can't get tickets to the game, that is.
With a 2-1 series lead, the Hawks return to action Friday in Minnesota and Sunday in Chicago. So what does it take to produce a three-hour NHL on NBC...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 9:55 PM
KEY MOMENT: A.J. Ellis, in the batter's box, turned his back to the mound. It was the eighth inning, with the score tied, 4-4. The bases were loaded. The ball was coming at him. Ellis realized the ball would hit him. He absorbed the hit by pitch, and...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 3:54 PM
Adding to the debacle that has become Casey Anthony's in-jail probation is the fact that she did not pay court, investigation, prosecution or supervision costs related to her check-fraud case.
Investigative costs came to $5,517 in that case – an...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Here, recycling is the name of the game. Copper and aluminum obviously, but also steel, brick and even seemingly worthless nuggets of concrete from demolished buildings find their way to new and productive uses. Grasses are planted to protect critical...
| 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...
| Aug 23, 2011
TALLAHASSEE — A University of North Florida criminology expert who specializes in prison privatization issues is blasting the state's privatization plans for facilities in an 18-county area of South Florida. Michael Hallett, chair of UNF's...