| 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...
| 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
| 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...
| 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 11, 2011
| 12:51 PM
Two women employees of the University of Connecticut Health Center’s $90-million-a-year prison medical program claim they were punished for cooperating in a sexual harassment investigation of their boss.
Other workers in the correctional health...
| 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...
| May 25, 2012
Violent ex-con tracked down to Las Vegas
UPDATE: The Las Vegas Criminal Apprehension Team comprised of the FBI, Metro Police and Henderson Police arrested Washington’s Most Wanted fugitive Chayce Hanson today. The 36- year-old is a convicted...