| Apr 1, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley today released a $222 million supplemental budget that creates a "Gun Center," strives to save a baseball program and sets aside another $10 million in case federal sequestration cuts take a toll on Maryland.
The governor designated...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 2:35 PM
More than 1,700 volunteers participate in the Medical Reserve Corps in Hampton Roads, divided among eight units. The Corps, which has more than 12,500 volunteers statewide, supports public health in the community, working in conjunction with local offices...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 4:38 PM
At the nation's capital, gun safety bills have been so watered down that a Washington Post columnist declared that the National Rifle Association "has already won."
That may be the case in Washington, but it is not in Hartford. Members of Congress may...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 5:23 PM
Bill Bisch was in the midst of throwing a football during a family Thanksgiving game when his legs gave out and he fell face down.
The 57-year-old San Juan Capistrano resident was quickly diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS).
"MS changed my life...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 6:59 AM
On a recent trip to the Caribbean, an accidental injury reminded me that skimping on first aid supplies is a packing strategy with potentially serious repercussions. Repercussions I was going to have to deal with before I could possibly continue with my...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 2:58 PM
SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Pat Quinn rallied today with pro-gun control forces on the Capitol’s front lawn, saying Illinois needs tougher gun laws because he’s “tired of going to funerals.”
Standing before the showcase statue of...
| Apr 17, 2013
MEDINA: Navy Seaman Melnard B. Medina, son of Bernardita and Michael Medina of Forest Hill, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
During the eight-week program, Medina completed a variety of training...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 10:51 AM
I was perusing one of my old journals dated 1964, trying to understand what went wrong. I was two weeks away from making Eagle Scout. But after participating in a gang fight on 237th Street, becoming an Eagle was out of the question.
My biggest regrets...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 2:53 PM
The words "victims" and "celebration" don't often go hand in hand, but this week the Historic Courtroom of the Circuit Court Building in Annapolis hosted a Victims' Rights Week Celebration honoring residents and criminal justice professionals who work...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 10:58 AM
For 29 years Huntington Beach police have gained a lot of satisfaction from running 120 miles through the middle of nowhere.
Police agencies from around the world participate annually in the Baker to Vegas Challenge Cup Relay, which this year took place...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 6:33 AM
Who: Brian Trusky, 42, Fort Lauderdale
Title: Vice president of loss prevention for Moss & Associates, a Fort Lauderdale-based construction company, founded in 2004 by Bob L. Moss.
Start date: Promoted June 2008; joined the firm in 2004 as safety...