| Jan 19, 2014
| 2:35 PM
Retired U.S. Navy Capt. John "Jack" Slaughter said people often ask him what the secret to his long life is.
"It was an awful lot of luck," he told friends and four generations of family — about 240 people from around the country and as far away...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 5:19 PM
SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown persuaded Californians to elect him by promising to fix the state's financial problems, and his latest budget proposal will play a big role in his effort to stay in the job.
His $155-billion blueprint, unveiled...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The doctor holds up a hand and says, "Wait." She turns away to rummage through a drawer, explaining: "I want to show you something."
It takes a moment to push aside the syringes and packets of gauze before she locates a small, white shard and cups it in...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 12:01 PM
Glen Ellyn is working on a management plan to protect the village's water system that will involve regulating residents who have sprinkler and irrigation systems.
Adopting an ordinance and a management plan to make sure the water system isn't...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 11:22 AM
The Food and Drug Administration has asked doctors, dentists, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals to stop giving patients high-dose acetaminophen, the active ingredient in the popular pain-reliever Tylenol.
Pills, capsules, tablets, syrups...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 4:25 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Twenty-four street-gang members and associates have been indicted on charges of conspiring to run an interstate prostitution ring, federal officials announced Wednesday.
Of the 24 indicted, 14 face possible life sentences in prison...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 8:13 PM
It is a stark image of the screen star, a woman whose playful smile and cascading hair made her a style icon of the 1970s and '80s.
Staring straight ahead, Farrah Fawcett's eyes are pensive, her face still.
A silk screen on canvas, the Andy Warhol...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 4:20 PM
A Newport Beach man allegedly secured millions of dollars in investments for his company and instead blew the money gambling in Las Vegas, according to a grand jury indictment.
William Knox is charged with six counts of wire fraud for taking loans to...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 10:48 AM
A Newport Beach man who allegedly secured millions from investors for his dental equipment company blew the money gambling in Las Vegas and paying for his children’s private-school tuitions, according to a federal indictment.
William Knox is...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Here are some important considerations to help you make the most of extra benefits for 2014.
-- 401(k) contributions. The contribution limit for 401(k)s, 403(b)s, 457s and the federal government's Thrift Savings Plan remains $17,500 in 2014, plus an...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 3:58 PM
He used to do work that rattled one's teeth. Now, Sam Havrilak's job is to care for them.
A dentist in Parkville, Havrilak tends patients' chompers with the same hands that once passed, caught and cradled the football for the Colts. Every day finds...