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  • Should police agencies relax their bans on officers' tattoos?

  • South Florida gets first locally acquired chikungunya

    South Florida gets first locally acquired chikungunya
    South Florida has its first locally acquired cases of chikungunya fever. A day after state health officials warned that local mosquitoes could soon begin spreading the virus, test results confirmed Thursday that a Palm Beach County man and a Miami-...
  • Transgender Youth Accused Of Assaulting Staff In Middletown

    Transgender Youth Accused Of Assaulting Staff In Middletown
    The transgender youth who was imprisoned without charges because of her history of assaulting staff members in juvenile facilities has been accused of assaulting a worker and another youth at a juvenile treatment program in Middletown on Saturday night,...
  • Schools get better marks for student dining options

    When it comes to campus dining, the language of food can change as fast as students' majors. A few years ago, few students were familiar with Celiac Disease or gluten-free diets. Those terms, as well as flexitarian, pescetarian, and old standbys vegan and...
  • L.A. County board to vote on court-ordered mental health treatment law

    L.A. County board to vote on court-ordered mental health treatment law
    Los Angeles County is poised to join two other large California counties in implementing a discretionary state law that allows court-ordered treatment for people struggling with serious mental illnesses. The Board of Supervisors is expected to vote...
  • Threat rises in U.S. from mosquito-borne chikungunya virus

    MIAMI (Reuters) - The first two locally acquired cases of a painful mosquito-borne viral illness, chikungunya, have been reported in Florida, the health officials confirmed on Thursday. One case was reported in Miami Dade County and the other in Palm...
  • Florida attorney general charges 3 Orange County women with Medicaid fraud

    Florida attorney general charges 3 Orange County women with Medicaid fraud
    Three Orange County women are facing charges that they fraudulently billed Medicaid more than $45,000 for mental health services that were never completed or not covered, according to the state attorney general's office. Shirley Simmons, owner of A &...
  • Activists renew call for independent probe of CHP punching video

    Activists renew call for independent probe of CHP punching video
    Community leaders and attorneys renewed their calls for an independent investigation into the California Highway Patrol officer who was recorded on video punching a woman along the 10 Freeway. Those gathered at a news conference Thursday had harsh words...
  • Health officials investigating after hotel guests get sick

    Health officials investigating after hotel guests get sick
    An outbreak of gastrointestinal upset that affected several dozen guests who attended a conference at the Orlando World Center Marriott is under investigation by the Orange County Health Department, officials said Thursday. The guests stayed at the...
  • Summer camp offers help for children with ADHD

    Summer camp offers help for children with ADHD
    Tyler Bardak soared to the sky, seemingly higher with each arc of the swing, at Camp STAR, a Highland Park camp where he is one of 40 kids with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. For the past two summers, Tyler, 7, has tried more typical summer...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Make olive oil your No. 1 oil

    Environmental Nutrition The olive tree, which dates back at least 6,000 years, has long been a symbol of friendship among nations. In fact, the dove with an olive branch is a long-standing icon of peace, and olive branches were awarded to the winners...