| Jul 15, 2014
| 7:56 PM
Maryland's Board of Public Works, a panel that includes the governor and other top state officials, did little to scrutinize millions in contracts it awarded in recent years to the financially strapped operator of a group home where a 10-year-old boy died...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 11:09 AM
A Clermont woman was found guilty this week of using $4 million in fraudulent income-tax returns to pay for luxury cars and cosmetic surgeries — all by using information that prosecutors say was provided by two Orange County health-department...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 1:07 PM
After 30 years of providing pediatric services to the community, the Seminole County health department will stop providing those services as of Aug. 1, health officials announced.
The officials cited budgetary shortfalls as well as an abundance of...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 1:11 PM
A rabies alert for neighborhoods surrounding the Big Tree Park, in Longwood, has been issued by Seminole County health department. A feral cat tested positive for rabies in a neighborhood near the park last week, health officials said.
| Jul 22, 2014
| 7:27 AM
The Florida Department of Health in Lake County will offer free required immunizations for students in August.
All children attending public or private school must have proof of immunizations — a Florida Certificate of Immunization (Form 680) ...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 8:09 PM
A handcuffed prisoner from the Elgin Mental Health Center who escaped from a state vehicle Wednesday morning was captured eight hours later after he hailed a cab in Elgin, ending a manhunt that kept the community on high alert much of the day.
| Jul 26, 2014
| 5:36 PM
Every weekday, about a dozen large garbage trucks peel away from the oil boom that has spread through western North Dakota to bump along a gravel road to the McKenzie County landfill.
The trucks drive up to a scale flanked by something seldom found in...
| Jul 10, 2014
Nearly a quarter-century ago, a newborn residing in West Garfield Park could expect to live slightly more than 63 years.
A child's life expectancy at birth in the community area, bounded to the west and east by Kenton Avenue and Hamlin Boulevard, inched...
| Jul 29, 2014
It could be a scene from a faraway land — women in long, colorful skirts harvesting mustard leaves, a man with a weathered face and a traditional salwar kameez beneath his suit jacket squeezing between rows — chopped, fermented daikon spread...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 9:16 AM
To significantly decrease unwanted pregnancies, unsafe abortions, maternal deaths and sexually transmitted diseases globally, we should start talking to boys and girls about their sexual and reproductive health as young as age 10, says a new study out...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Morgan Lane Arnold said she was "glad" her father was dead and wished her boyfriend had also killed her father's girlfriend, a forensic psychiatrist testified in court Wednesday.
The Howard County teenager was in a state of active psychosis when she...