| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:33 PM
There's a question that continues to surface in the case of Barbara Mancini, a Philladelphia nurse charged with assisted suicide for giving morphine to her 93-year-old terminally ill father: Why is the Pennsylvania attorney general's office investing...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:39 PM
WASHINGTON — Sen. Mark Kirk, in his first speech from the Senate floor since suffering a major stroke in January 2012, urged his colleagues Monday to support a measure to ban workplace discrimination against gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender...
| Nov 3, 2013
In the early '70s, when Curt and Linda Matthews were just out of graduate school (his degree in American literature and hers in English literature), the young couple conducted experiments to figure out what they wanted to do with their lives.
| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:41 PM
The Golden West College football team picked up a solid homecoming game victory Saturday by defeating visiting Santa Ana, 28-16, at Orange Coast College.
Quarterback Chris d'Entremont (Fountain Valley High) completed four touchdown passes including three...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 7:50 AM
Ravens defensive coordinator Dean Pees already had seen an epic comeback story unfold in front of his eyes in the past.
When Pees was on the New England Patriots' coaching staff, Pro Bowl linebacker Tedy Bruschi suffered a stroke.
It was initially...
| Sep 15, 2013
Peotone's Maggie Yunker had been taking birth control pills for a year when her doctor suggested switching to a brand that also could clear up acne and ease some aggravating symptoms related to her period.
Yunker was sold. But a year later, the 20-year-...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 5:52 PM
The minute I saw Monte, I knew something was terribly wrong.
My year-old Havanese normally jumps up when he hears any of us come home — deliriously happy, his body shaking, tail wagging. But on this Saturday morning, he didn't even look up. He was...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Ken Norton Sr., a former heavyweight boxing champion who defeated Muhammad Ali in 1973, then lost in the rematch later that year, died Wednesday at a hospital in Arizona where he had been undergoing rehabilitation since suffering a stroke last year,...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 10:15 AM
When neurobiologist David H. Hubel accepted his Nobel Prize in 1981, it had only been a couple of decades since he and his research partner danced in front of an anesthetized cat.
Hubel and Torsten N. Wiesel were measuring electrical activity in...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Displaying his characteristic courage, Zach Lederer bravely attempts to recreate the notorious strongman pose — biceps flexed and fists clenched — that turned a 2012 photo of his steely-eyed resolve to fight cancer into an Internet craze...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 2:04 PM
A 22-year-old man is facing charges in connection with a shooting on Christmas Day 2012 that critically wounded his girlfriend, police said.
Jesse Thomas, 22, of the 1800 block of South Karlov Avenue, was charged with attempted murder, aggravated...
| Sep 12, 2013
When Keith Bosse's prostate cancer metastasized to his spinal column, his options for treatment were limited.
A stroke in the past year left him weak and unable to easily handle the type of chemotherapy and radiation that kept his prostate cancer in...