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  • Elgin prisoner fled during bathroom stop, report says

    Elgin prisoner fled during bathroom stop, report says
    A handcuffed prisoner who escaped from Elgin Mental Health Center custody earlier this month was being transported in a van with three security officers when he fled out the vehicle's rear door, a police report shows. Jesse Vega, 33, also identified...
  • Use of illicit drugs becomes part of Silicon Valley's work culture

    For Google executive Forrest Timothy Hayes, heroin was the killer app. From the way the Santa Cruz, Calif., cops talk about it, the security camera video that captured a reputed high-price call girl injecting the 51-year-old tech veteran with a fatal...
  • Glastonbury's Health Director retires

    Glastonbury's Director of Health is calling it a career after 34 years serving the town of Glastonbury. David Boone's last official day is July 31, although he will remain interim Health Director on an as-needed basis, until a new director takes the...
  • 'Interreality' may enhance stress therapies

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Using virtual reality to add "real world" challenges to psychotherapy sessions may enhance the treatment's effect for people learning to cope with workplace stress, according to a small study from Italy. Researchers say the...
  • Activists seek civil rights probe into CHP officer's beating of woman

    Los Angeles civil rights activists on Tuesday asked the U.S. Attorney's civil rights division to open a formal investigation into a California Highway Patrol officer who was caught on cellphone video beating a woman on the side of a freeway. The footage...
  • Domestic Violence Fatality Committee Recommends Study, Stepped-Up Communication

     Domestic Violence Fatality Committee Recommends Study, Stepped-Up Communication
    HARTFORD — Kelly Annelli thinks about her friend and neighbor, Kyla Ryng, every day, wondering if there was anything she could have done to prevent Ryng's shooting death in June at the hands of her husband. In a year that has seen 10 deaths from...
  • Woman videotaped in CHP beating was walking into traffic, report says

    A woman who was seen being beaten by a California Highway Patrol officer on the 10 Freeway earlier this month was “talking to herself” and tried to walk into traffic on the freeway, according to a report obtained by The Times. A CHP...
  • How we shaft the mentally ill

    How we shaft the mentally ill
    For more than 50 years, the Tinley Park Mental Health Center served as the treatment facility for up to 1,900 mentally ill patients annually. These days, the patients have been left to fend for themselves as the building lies vacant — a stark and...
  • Escapee from Elgin Mental Health Center to get fitness hearing

    Escapee from Elgin Mental Health Center to get fitness hearing
    An Elgin Mental Health Center prisoner who managed to escape from custody earlier this month is due back in court next week for a fitness status hearing, a judge ordered Monday. Jesse Vega, 33, also identified in court records as Jesse Ortiz, was...
  • If you can run for 5 minutes a day, you may add years to your life

    If you can run for 5 minutes a day, you may add years to your life
    People who jogged or ran for as little as five minutes a day reduced their risk of premature death by nearly one-third and extended their lives by about three years, according to a new study. Researchers examined the exercise habits of more than 55,...
  • Oil drilling in North Dakota raises concerns about radioactive waste

    Oil drilling in North Dakota raises concerns about radioactive waste
    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...