| Dec 7, 2014
In the few weeks since the Lackey Free Clinic in Yorktown hired its first staff dentist, the wait list for care has decreased significantly. Similarly, the opportunity to move from strictly crisis care to providing regular oral health checkups and...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 2:07 PM
The failure to indict the New York City police officer whose chokehold killed Eric Garner — captured on video — proves just how ineffective body cameras would be in curbing epidemic police violence and racial profiling.
The officers who...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Dr. Donald C. Chambers, a retired obstetrician-gynecologist who delivered thousands of babies and was a national educational examiner in his field, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease Nov. 26 at the Broadmead retirement community. He was 78 and...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 3:30 PM
The documentary "25 to Life" is a coming-of-age tale with a twist: A Lothario becomes a married man, a fatherless child becomes a dad, and a promiscuous player becomes an HIV educator.
All of those personas have played out in Will Brawner, who as an...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 2:39 PM
As the father of an African-American son, I was shocked by the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.
I never thought about the effect of race on policing when I was growing up. I am a white man, raised in a middle-class white suburb, with...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 2:11 PM
They didn't see a comedian. They saw the "king of the world."
Long before there was a Dr. Cliff Huxtable, before rumpled sweaters and a collective anointing as America's dad, Bill Cosby was magnified a hundredfold in the eyes of the young models and...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 11:05 AM
He arrived at the Colts' training camp in 1976, a rookie linebacker out to make a name for himself. He was Sanders Shiver, from Carson-Newman College. Or was it the other way around? Folks called him Carson Newman, or Carson Sanders, or Sanders Newman....
| Nov 18, 2014
| 12:47 PM
The line-up for Gov.-elect Tom Wolf's transition team is growing.
Straight from the news release, here's the members of Team wolf's steering committee that will review government agencies
Bisno is President of SEIU Healthcare...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 5:16 AM
Amid the clatter of cutlery, the whir of a blender grinding ice and the conversational hum of an upscale Charles Village restaurant on a Friday night, two musicians playing a flute and electric guitar are levitating through John Coltrane's "Giant Steps."...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 2:40 PM
As the nation gets more diverse, 13 financial services firms with operations in the Chicago area have joined together to look for ways to get more black and Latino workers into their industry.
The group, called the Financial Services Pipeline, will hold...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 10:14 AM
With Republicans poised to take control of Congress, Sen. Rand Paul delivered a sober warning Sunday that voters may not be necessarily running into the arms of the GOP as much as repudiating President Obama's agenda.
The Republican Party may win the...