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  • Homeboy Industries, a success story, still faces a daily struggle

    Homeboy Industries, a success story, still faces a daily struggle
    It was Father Gregory Boyle's first invitation to address the Los Angeles Police Commission, and he had something to get off his chest. For a quarter of a century, Boyle has steered boys and girls, and men and women, out of the gang life through Homeboy...
  • Humboldt Park man charged with sexually assaulting girl

    Humboldt Park man charged with sexually assaulting girl
    A West Side man accused of repeatedly sexually abusing one of his girlfriend’s family members was ordered held on $1 million bail Saturday. Prosecutors said David Quinn, 45, sexually assaulted the girl on several occasions since September 2011....
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Research examines use of viruses to fight cancer

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've read that someday it may be possible for doctors to use viruses to cure cancer. How does it work? What types of cancer could it affect? ANSWER: A considerable amount of research is currently underway that's examining the use of...
  • TV Review: 'About a Boy'

    The problem with turning a romantic comedy movie into a TV show is the inability to have a climax, figuratively or otherwise. Beyond that disclaimer, "About a Boy" is an utterly charming pilot, and almost certainly the most endearing half-hour NBC has...
  • Brett Culp discusses Batman documentary 'Legends of the Knight'

    Brett Culp discusses Batman documentary 'Legends of the Knight'
    When he first launched the Kickstarter campaign for his documentary film, Brett Culp could have hardly imagined the response he'd receive.  The director of "Legends of the Knight" -- described as "a documentary film exploring the power of heroic stories &...
  • $5-million donation made to UCI cancer center

    Two local philanthropists donated $5 million to UC Irvine to establish a clinical trial center for cancer research. The money establishes the Sue and Ralph Stern Center for Cancer Clinical Trials and Research at the Choa Family Comprehensive Cancer...
  • New firefighter benefits stoke workers' comp debate

    New firefighter benefits stoke workers' comp debate
    Mary McElroy gave 22 years to the Baltimore City Fire Department as a firefighter-paramedic. The job, she says, gave her breast cancer. The state Workers' Compensation Commission agreed, issuing an order last fall that requires the city to cover any...
  • SMALL COMPANY NUMBER 3: Arcadia Hospice, where efficiency meets compassion

    SMALL COMPANY NUMBER 3: Arcadia Hospice, where efficiency meets compassion
    Like every other hospice, Arcadia Hospice serves the terminally ill and their families. But Arcadia Hospice is not like every other hospice, its employees and owners say. Arcadia is exceptional in the efficiency of its operation and the extraordinary...
  • Harry Reid calls Koch brothers 'un-American' over Obamacare ads

    WASHINGTON —  Majority Leader Harry Reid, angered by a new round of anti-Obamacare ads he called "lies," condemned the Koch brothers as "un-American" on the Senate floor Wednesday. Reid's remarks attacking the billionaire Republican contributors...
  • Mill at the Mall benefits Harford Humane Society

    Mill at the Mall benefits Harford Humane Society
    Pet lovers in Bel Air have a new shopping option thanks to the opening of Mill at the Mall, a pet-supply boutique sharing space with the Humane Society of Harford County’s "Rescue Me!" adoption center inside Harford Mall. Cats available for...
  • Elmhurst College athletes mourn loss of trainer

    Elmhurst College athletes mourn loss of trainer
    Student athletes at Elmhurst College found a skilled, professional trainer who helped them reach their full athletic potential in Matt Passalaqua. They also found a friend and confidante. Mr. Passalaqua learned in December that he had leukemia. He...