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  • Florida monitoring 10 individuals returning from Ebola zone

    Florida monitoring 10 individuals returning from Ebola zone
    The Florida Department of Health is monitoring 10 low-risk individuals who have been returning from Ebola-affected countries.  There are no confirmed cases of the disease in the state, officials said on Friday. The individuals have their temperatures...
  • Mental Health Center redevelopment a 'legacy project'

    Mental Health Center redevelopment a 'legacy project'
    A review of the former Mental Health Center's potential redevelopment called it a potential "legacy project" that could positively impact the entire community, Tinley Park officials said Tuesday. Tinley Park's mayor and trustees watched a presentation...
  • Another Insanity Acquittee Charged With Assault At Whiting

    MIDDLETOWN — Weeks after a Superior Court judge sent an insanity acquittee back to prison following his arrests in connection with a series of violent attacks on patients and staff at the state's maximum-security psychiatric hospital, police said...
  • Police need more training to deal with mentally ill, L.A. County told

    Police need more training to deal with mentally ill, L.A. County told
    A consultant hired to find a way to divert the mentally ill from Los Angeles County's jail system found that not enough law enforcement officers were trained to handle people undergoing a mental health crisis. In a report made public Wednesday, the...
  • Convicted ex-Fogelsville doctor on the lam

    Convicted ex-Fogelsville doctor on the lam
    David Daley, the former Fogelsville psychiatrist convicted in September of operating a pill mill out of his office, failed to show up for court Wednesday and is now considered an "endangered person" by authorities. According to police in Williamsport,...
  • Picking 'three-strikers' to free poses complex challenge

    Picking 'three-strikers' to free poses complex challenge
    In California prison, Lester Wallace was hardly a model inmate. He spat at a correctional officer, fought with another convict and grabbed a prison guard by the neck before punching him in the stomach. Wallace racked up more than 20 disciplinary...
  • Study finds declining air pollution from Metrolink maintenance yard

    Study finds declining air pollution from Metrolink maintenance yard
    Potentially harmful diesel emissions from Metrolink's maintenance facility near downtown Los Angeles are in decline and lower than other air pollution sources in the area, according to a study released Friday. The health risk assessment, which was...
  • Man with mental health issues missing from West Rogers Park

    Man with mental health issues missing from West Rogers Park
    A man with mental health issues has been reported missing from his West Rogers Park home, according to police. Police issued a missing person alert Saturday for Michael Dunagan, 19, who was last seen at his home about noon Friday. Dunagan has bipolar...
  • Doctors consider consequences of new Vicodin rules

    Doctors consider consequences of new Vicodin rules
    Starting Monday, the popular pain medication Vicodin will become harder to get when new rules drafted by the Drug Enforcement Administration take effect. The change moves Vicodin and other medications containing the narcotic hydrocodone from Schedule...
  • Lehigh County Court enlists veterans to mentor vets in trouble with the law

    Lehigh County Court enlists veterans to mentor vets in trouble with the law
    For Clyde Hoch, the real war began when his tour in Vietnam ended. He had survived the heaviest fighting of the Tet Offensive, a campaign of bloodshed in 1968 that leveled cities and villages and left about 4,000 Americans dead. Hoch, then a 21-year-...
  • Health Department reaches out to women at risk of breast cancer

    Health Department reaches out to women at risk of breast cancer
    When President Barack Obama kicked off his re-election campaign in 2012, his analytical staff handed him a priceless gift — the names of about 67 million voters who had most likely voted for him. Using the same analytic tools, a company founded by...