| Oct 25, 2013
| 1:05 AM
While a lot has been written about the cattle losses in the October blizzard, few are talking about the 4,000 to 5,000 head of sheep that died in the storm in the western part of South Dakota.
Max Matthew of the South Dakota Sheep Growers said that...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 5:16 PM
A nationwide effort to promote CPR appears to have boosted survival rates for people who went into cardiac arrest in their homes, offices, grocery stores, movie theaters or anywhere else that wasn’t a hospital, new research shows.
The data come...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 7:02 AM
It's a strain to be Superman, even for someone with as sizable shoulders as British actor Henry Cavill. The stress […]...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Sunburned and exhausted, Yuko Matsuzaki entered her hotel room in Italy, searching for a cool place.
After swimming more than 16 miles from Capri to Napoli, Matsuzaki wasn't picky. She slung her arms around a porcelain toilet . . .
And fell asleep,...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 3:25 PM
Two men were found guilty on all charges Thursday in the gang rape of a teenage girl outside a Richmond High School homecoming dance, a spokeswoman for the Contra Costa County district attorney said.
Jose Montano, 22, of Richmond, and Marcelles Peter,...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 9:52 AM
Two men were found guilty Thursday in the gang rape of a teenage girl outside a Richmond High School homecoming dance, a spokeswoman for the Contra Costa County district attorney said.
The October 2009 incident attracted national headlines. Several...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 12:02 PM
John O'Callaghan was known by his friends and community to be a healthy person. His wife, Whitney, said he's never had health complications, doesn't eat red meat and works out consistently. And according to their friend and neighbor, Jim Knapp, O'...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 5:38 AM
In July, two people died in northern Lake Michigan waters after their vessels overturned.
On July 16, Robert J. Womac, 70, of Leland and Belleville died after his kayak overturned. Earlier in July, Stephen William-Osler Easter, 8, of Ann Arbor, died when...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 4:57 PM
A Kent County man swam for more than five hours through the dangerous waters of Tangier Sound this week to seek help for four family members after the boat they were fishing in capsized during a sudden thunderstorm.
John Franklin Riggs III, 46, of...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Two men convicted last month in the gang rape of a teenage girl outside a Richmond High School homecoming dance were sentenced to lengthy prison terms by a Contra Costa County judge Thursday, a lead prosecutor on the case said.
The sentencing came after...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 6:45 PM
Three children used as ritual sacrifices by the Inca civilization centuries ago were given a significant amount of drugs and alcohol for months before their deaths, according to an analysis of the frozen bodies found near the top of an Andean peak in...