| May 3, 2012
| 8:15 AM
OCEANSIDE, Calif. -- The apparent suicide by former San Diego Chargers linebacker Junior Seau fueled speculation Thursday that head injuries may be taking a toll on professional athletes later in life.
A number of high-profile football players who...
| May 4, 2012
| 7:31 AM
OCEANSIDE, Calif. – Her body and voice immersed in grief, Luisa Seau, mother of Chargers legend Junior Seau, led a prayer vigil outside his Oceanside home Thursday night.
The Oceanside native committed suicide Wednesday morning inside his...
| May 4, 2012
| 4:03 PM
A man accused of beating the bassist for a Chicago rock band when the musician tried to stop the man from attacking his wife was found not guilty today, prosecutors said.
Justin Pivec, 35, was found not guilty in a bench trial that ended midday today...
| May 5, 2012
| 2:45 PM
Police in Anne Arundel County are investigating three separate car accidents Friday and early Saturday in Annapolis, Glen Burnie and Pasadena that left seven people hospitalized, according to authorities.
The first occurred on Friday about 5:30 p.m. at...
| May 5, 2012
| 9:51 PM
The self-inflicted death of legendary NFL linebacker Junior Seau sent a shockwave throughout the world of sports last week.
The local community is aware of Seau because he was an amazingly impactful roving defensive powerhouse for USC from 1987 to 1989....
| May 7, 2012
| 3:06 AM
SOUTH BEND -- A 29-year-old woman was treated at Memorial Hospital for a head wound suffered when two men broke into her house early Sunday and she was struck with a handgun, according to South Bend police.
The armed home invasion occurred about 1:30 a....
| May 8, 2012
| 7:19 AM
The motorcycle riders’ lobby has finally prevailed in a decades-long struggle to ride the open road with the wind blowing through their hair unfettered by a helmet.
Riders have fought long and hard for this freedom and I congratulate my biking...
| May 9, 2012
| 8:08 AM
UPDATE: The condition of a 10-year-old Hartford boy, who was struck by a vehicle while riding his bike on Tuesday evening, is improving at Bronson Methodist Hospital.
Initially listed as fair when taken to the hospital with a head injury, on Thursday,...
| May 10, 2012
| 12:32 PM
UPDATE: I just received an email response from Cam Weber, GM of American Football for EA Sports. He writes: “In order to depict the seriousness of concussions, when a player is injured in a Madden NFL game, they will be tended to by the medical...
| May 13, 2012
| 8:05 AM
May 13, 2012 10:05 AM UPDATE: Sandra Peters Jefferson died Saturday, of injuries the coroner described as blunt force trauma to the head.
Archie Jefferson's wife is recovering from critical injuries at Interim LSU Public Hospital....
| May 12, 2012
| 7:27 AM
Alcohol may have been a factor that injured one person in a single-vehicle rollover crash along westbound Interstate 96 on Friday evening.
At 10:15 p.m. Friday, the Kent County Sheriff's Department and other emergency crews were dispatched to the crash...