| Jan 7, 2015
| 7:59 AM
In 2014, our country went cannabis crazy, bringing to 18 the number of states decriminalizing pot. Colorado opened boutiques selling "mountain high suckers" in grape and butterscotch flavors and posted signs that proclaimed the state is "where prohibition...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Kevin Sweat stashes two packs of cigarillos into the seat of his walker on wheels and rolls it down the ramp of the Gerald D. Robison Residence. His shoes scrape on the concrete driveway as he shuffles the walker to a spot near the street.
| Dec 4, 2014
| 7:15 PM
Concerned residents filled the meeting room at the Upper Saucon Township Municipal Building on Thursday night to learn more about how to detect, and mitigate, what state and federal officials are calling extremely high levels of radon in Center Valley...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 4:35 AM
Baseball's annual winter meetings officially begin today in San Diego. The lobby of the Manchester Grand Hyatt will be filled with reporters, agents and club executives.
There might have been some awkward moments Sunday night as the Orioles club brass...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 10:13 AM
Walt Disney, the mind behind Mickey Mouse, Disneyland and Walt Disney World, was born 113 years ago today.
The business magnate, cartoonist and filmmaker was the co-founder of The Walt Disney Company, along with his older brother, Roy Disney.
| Dec 6, 2014
| 3:34 PM
It's nearing Christmas and Ann Johnson isn't there to coordinate the family get-together, the decorating of the house, the buying of presents and a long list of other things.
As a former bookkeeper, office manager and legal secretary, Johnson was the...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 6:28 PM
For the past two years, Major League Baseball's public relations departments have come together to organize auctions to benefit cancer research.
This year, after the death of Orioles public relations director Monica Barlow to lung cancer in February,...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 10:11 AM
The NCAA agreed Friday to restore 112 football wins it had stripped from Penn State and Joe Paterno in the Jerry Sandusky child-molestation scandal and to reinstate the venerated late coach as the winningest in major college football history.
| Jan 15, 2015
| 2:51 PM
Mark W. Johnson was a Villa Park police officer and deputy chief who spent 15 years as a board member and board president of DuPage High School District 88.
He was the west suburban department's first officer for Drug Abuse Resistance Education, or...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 11:19 AM
Shannon McCall has a great gift idea that some people can give to their loved ones this holiday season.
“What a wonderful gift it would be to tell people who love you and care about you that you are working on becoming an ex-smoker,” McCall...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 5:48 PM
Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the past week:
+ Before heading west to play the Ducks, Kings and Sharks, the New York Rangers said they saw the trip as a measuring stick for where they stand. Now, everyone...