| Feb 26, 2014
| 4:13 PM
My husband and I operate two elder care facilities in Washington state where assisted suicide is legal. Our law was passed in November 2008.
During the election, the law was promoted as the right of individual people to make their own choices. That...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 5:16 PM
HARTFORD — Heroin mixed with the powerful synthetic narcotic fentanyl has claimed dozens of lives in the eastern U.S. and has begun to take a toll in Connecticut, including the overdose death last week of a 14-year-old East Windsor High School...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 8:03 PM
State prosecutors will not challenge a Schuylkill County judge's decision dismissing an assisted suicide charge against Philadelphia nurse Barbara Mancini in connection with her terminally ill father's death last year.
Attorney General Kathleen Kane...
| Feb 24, 2014
David Solomon lay in bed, a sheet draped over his legs.
His darkened bedroom was silent, except for the ticking of a clock on the wall. A box of tissues sat on a bedside table; a Hebrew-and-English siddur, or prayer book, rested on his lap.
| Feb 22, 2014
My wife of 55 years, Mallie, recently passed away in our home in South Florida after a hard-fought, three-year battle with stage-four lung cancer, although she never smoked, consumed alcoholic beverages, or, for that matter, ate red meat. But excruciating...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 5:20 PM
MIAMI Former NFL star Darren Sharper who pleaded not guilty to a pair of rape charges in a Los Angeles courtroom Thursday is now suspected of raping six other women in five states including Florida, where he is under investigation for the sexual battering...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 8:20 PM
Miami Beach police have confirmed former NFL star Darren Sharper is under investigation for sexual battery, WPLG-Ch. 10 reported late Wednesday.
Police spokeswoman Vivian Hernandez said the report was filed Jan. 19. "It is an open investigation and...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:22 PM
An Orange County man whose home turned into a bizarre crime scene when several young adults overdosed on bath salts — one fatally — was sentenced to prison for having an assortment of drugs in the house.
Corey Dubois lived in the Vista...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:33 PM
State Attorney General Kathleen Kane's criminal case against a woman who tried to help her dying 93-year-old father was not just weak. It was, as revealed in a scathing court ruling last week, nonexistent.
It was an outrage, although not a surprise,...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 2:23 PM
A Rockdale man was ordered held on $50,000 bail Sunday after he drove the wrong way on a Maywood street and struck a bus and three pedestrians while under the influence of heroin, morphine and codeine, authorities said.
Scott J. Stubler, 24, of the...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 7:20 PM
SOCHI, RUSSIA A split second. That is what we will remember.
That is what will define his career.
Jeremy Abbott hesitated for a split second before attempting a quadruple toe loop in the men's short program Thursday at the Winter Olympics.