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  • Langley medical team tested, rewarded in Peru

    Langley medical team tested, rewarded in Peru
    — Time was in short supply when a medical team from Langley Air Force Base touched down in Peru this summer. They had a self-imposed deadline of 12 hours to erect a tent city that included operating rooms, intensive care units and an emergency...
  • Commentary: Charity fundraisers can't solve health-care crisis

    In my husband's country of Peru, many people are poor and many more are poorer still. When someone in a town or village becomes sick or has an accident, the women will gather, cook meals and assemble an event. The people attend to eat the food and then...
  • Woman outraged after police use taser on husband with Alzheimer's

    Woman outraged after police use taser on husband with Alzheimer's
    Several Peru Police Department Officers are under investigation about why they fired a taser multiple times on an advanced stage Alzheimer's patient early Sunday morning. Virginia and James Howard have been together since they were teens.  Married for 45...
  • Health Department: Facility where patient was stunned with taser had prior issues

    Health Department: Facility where patient was stunned with taser had prior issues
    A nursing home resident with advanced Alzheimer's Disease was given a drug which he is allergic to, and which can cause him to become violent. That's according to a police report filed by Peru Police, after an officer stunned the 64-year-old man three...
  • Like different kinds of music

    Like different kinds of music
    Meet another member of South Florida's many-sided faith community. This week we're talking with the Rev. Noe Juarez of Sunset Presbyterian Church, Fort Lauderdale. Q: How has the church been doing since you arrived in July? A: We've done some outreach,...
  • Joe Surf: An eye-opening trip to Peru for one Newport teen

    Axel Eaton admitted his trip to South America last summer was an eye-opener. At the urging of his mom, Eaton, a Newport Harbor High student, joined Waves for Development last year, and was struck by the level of poverty when he took a trip to Lobitos,...
  • Termination recommended for officer who used stun gun on Alzheimer's patient

    Termination recommended for officer who used stun gun on Alzheimer's patient
    An officer with the Peru Police Department who was investigated for using a stun gun on an Alzheimer’s patient in June could be fired, after the police chief recommended he be terminated Monday. Peru Police Chief Steve Hoover recommended to the...
  • Kid Rock bringing big sound to small Illinois town

    Kid Rock bringing big sound to small Illinois town
    Kid Rock will be taking the stage Friday in Illinois, but not in Chicago like he did at the United Center and House of Blues in 2011. No, the “Cowboy” and “All Summer Long” rocker will be performing on the Illinois Valley Regional...
  • State police confiscate $6,000, handguns after stopping car for speeding

    State police confiscate $6,000, handguns after stopping car for speeding
    State police confiscated thousands of dollars and four guns after stopping a speeding car near Peru. A state trooper stopped a 2000 Chevrolet Prizm on U.S. 31 near Miami County Road 200 North for going 73 mph in a 60 mph zone. After speaking with the...
  • Amazon basin cruise

    Amazon basin cruise
    It's 9 a.m. and the piranhas aren't biting. No matter. Our skiff is backed up to a banana tree in the flooded Amazon River basin of Peru on this warm and sunny morning, and pink dolphins are putting on a show a few feet in front of us. Yes, pink dolphins,...
  • UCSD Grad Student, Climbing Partner Likely Fell 1,000 Feet

    UCSD Grad Student, Climbing Partner Likely Fell 1,000 Feet
    PERU -- A large, hanging and then collapsing chunk of ice is likely the reason why two American climbers died in Peru, an investigator said Monday. The bodies of Ben Horne and Gil Weiss were found two days earlier, a heartbreaking end to a high-tech...