| Dec 13, 2011
| 3:40 PM
They're dubious landmarks with the look of a low-budget post apocalyptic movie, a fascinating history and an ironic geographic anomaly.
The recently-sold Funkhouser Quarry property on the Mason-Dixon Line in the Delta-Cardiff-Whiteford area was a major...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 4:25 PM
Lake County Sheriff’s police say they will be trying to piece together details leading up to Monday’s fatal crash that killed a 10-year-old Island Lake boy and injured his twin brother. But for now, officials are giving the boys’ father...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 8:00 PM
It's the night before Santa arrives and the house is as quiet as a Christmas mouse — except for the sounds of wind whipping through the attic and down the drafty chimney.
Maybe extra insulation and caulking should be on your holiday wish list....
| Jul 2, 2012
| 10:01 AM
Attorney General Linda Kelly today announced that Pennsylvania will receive more than $13 million as part of the largest healthcare fraud settlement in United States history.
Kelly said that GlaxoSmithKline, a British based pharmaceutical company that...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Home prices in Burbank continued their slide in December compared to the same period a year earlier, but agents said they're hopeful that 2012 would bring better market conditions.
The median price for a single-family home was $510,000 last month, down...
| Mar 6, 2011
It was always a quiet block, everyone would say afterward. Maybe it was. Or maybe the 500 block of N. 13th Street in Allentown only seemed so in retrospect.
The night was cold and characteristically still as a man made his way along Allen Street. He...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 4:21 PM
The thought first crossed my mind as I contorted my body under ledges and sucked in my stomach to fit through narrow gaps between boulders as I followed the blue blazes along Burlington's "Mile of Ledges."
That same thought ran through my head Wednesday...
| Feb 2, 2012
The Fitch Ratings agency has downgraded the credit of another five European countries -- Belgium, Cyprus, Italy, Slovenia and Spain -- citing "the financing risks faced by eurozone sovereign governments in the absence of a credible financial firewall...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 3:15 AM
When their dog disappeared four years ago, the Willey family of Owings Mills searched and searched. They combed their neighborhood, they called everyone they could think of and then they called them again. For months.
But eventually they gave up. And...
| Jul 22, 2009
Shingles is a painful, and somewhat mysterious, skin disease that affects people who have had chicken pox. It may occur spontaneously or may be induced by stress, fever, radiation therapy, tissue damage or immunosupression.
Dr. Oanh Lauring, chief of...
| Aug 12, 2009
Q: Once you get a disease such as chickenpox or the flu, how does it change your immune system?
A: Your immune system is like an army that is ready to spot and stop invaders like the viruses that cause chickenpox and the flu. Your immune system also goes...