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  • 10 Things to Know for Monday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. WHOSE CAPTURE ENDS EXHAUSTIVE MANHUNT Convicted murderer David Sweat is shot and taken into custody in northern New York, days after police...
  • Thomas A. Lohm, judge and Navy veteran

    Thomas A. Lohm, judge and Navy veteran
    Thomas A. Lohm, a World War II veteran who later became chief administrative judge for Montgomery County District Court, died June 24 of complications from Alzheimer's disease at a home for senior citizens in Towson. Judge Lohm turned 93 four days...
  • New questions about why more women than men have Alzheimer's

    New questions about why more women than men have Alzheimer's
    Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer's disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the long-held assumption that it's just because they tend to live longer than men. What else may put woman at extra risk? Could it be genetics?...
  • World Cup, gospel music, Glen Campbell: This weekend

    World Cup, gospel music, Glen Campbell: This weekend
    The weekend highlights, by night: Friday The night's most-watched telecast is likely to be the Women's World Cup on Fox. The United States takes on China at 7:30 p.m. Disney Channel should win over young viewers with "Teen Beach 2," the sequel to...
  • Washoe County project aims to prevent seniors from wandering

    Alzheimer's patients who wander away from home can often touch off intense and expensive manhunts as rescuers rush to find them before they succumb to the elements. That's why groups including the Washoe County Sheriff's Office, the Alzheimer's...
  • Glenn Rogers, longtime Glen Ellyn school principal, dies at 83

     Glenn Rogers, longtime Glen Ellyn school principal, dies at 83
    Glenn W. Rogers taught at a grade school in Elmhurst before working as a principal at several west suburban schools, including a 27-year run as the head of Park View Elementary School in Glen Ellyn. "Glenn was a very good principal who really cared...
  • Tuesday's TV highlights: 'Another Period' and more

    Tuesday's TV highlights: 'Another Period' and more
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 21 - 27, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES WWE Tough Enough Chris Jericho is the new...
  • Prosecutors: Release man, 91, convicted for hauling drugs

    Prosecutors have asked a judge to grant the release of a 91-year-old Indiana man who was convicted of taking more than a ton of cocaine to Michigan for a Mexican drug cartel. Leo Sharp of Michigan City, Indiana, was sentenced to three years in federal...
  • Jane Alwalah: Dispelling five common myths about Alzheimer's disease

    Jane Alwalah: Dispelling five common myths about Alzheimer's disease
    Alzheimer's disease is a type of dementia that affects memory, thinking and behavior. According to the Alzheimer's Association, it's the most common form of dementia and accounts for 60 percent to 80 percent of all memory loss cases. With the majority...
  • Study: Scant Evidence That Medical Pot Helps Many Illnesses

    Study: Scant Evidence That Medical Pot Helps Many Illnesses
    CHICAGO (AP) — Medical marijuana has not been proven to work for many illnesses that state laws have approved it for, according to the first comprehensive analysis of research on its potential benefits. The strongest evidence is for chronic pain...
  • Creator of pink plastic lawn flamingo dies at 79

    Don Featherstone was a classically trained painter, a talented sculptor and artist who became famous for creating the pink plastic lawn flamingo — the ultimate piece of American suburban kitsch. And it didn't bother him a bit. Featherstone, who...