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  • ‘Star Trek: The Art of Juan Ortiz’: Retro-style posters set to stun

     
    Artist, illustrator and avid “Star Trek” enthusiast Juan Ortiz has channeled his love for Gene Roddenberry's brainchild in a unique, […]...
  • Josh Shipp brings his teen-taming ways to Lifetime’s “Teen Trouble”

     
    Josh Shipp should have grown up a thug. Abandoned at birth and shuttled from one abusive foster home to the next, he was suicidal and addicted by the time he hit adolescence. Instead, thanks to the intercession of his final set of foster parents who...
  • Amanda Bynes using drugs, has spent $1.2 million, parents say

    Amanda Bynes using drugs, has spent $1.2 million, parents say
    Amanda Bynes has been using drugs, is consumed by paranoia and has spent $1.2 million in just a few months, the actress' parents said in court papers filed this week to take over their daughter's legal affairs.  Bynes' parents said they were "deeply...
  • Appeals court upholds drug testing injunction

     
    TALLAHASSEE — A federal appeals court has upheld a lower-court decision to stop enforcement of a state law that drug tests people applying for welfare. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals court wrote in its opinion that there was no concrete...
  • Gov. Tom Corbett says failed drug tests keeping people from working

     
    Yo! Gov. Tom Corbett is catching a ton of flak across the state and nation for saying employers are having trouble finding qualified workers because so many fail drug tests. But is Corbett wrong? Democrats think he is – but......
  • Parents condone high school athletes' use of performance-enhancing drugs

    Parents condone high school athletes' use of performance-enhancing drugs
    As sports officials fight to end the use of performance-enhancing drugs by big-name athletes, they face a new foe in South Florida: Parents seeking the dangerous chemicals to help their teens fulfill athletic dreams, a Sun Sentinel investigation has...
  • Marijuana remains a complicated drug for NCAA to police

    Marijuana remains a complicated drug for NCAA to police
    The NCAA is grappling with how to treat college athletes' use of marijuana — a popular drug that presents a puzzle because it is considered unsafe by the U.S. government but is not a performance enhancer and has been decriminalized by a number of...
  • Specialist: 'I don't know' if Michael Jackson was a drug addict

    Michael Jackson’s drug use was again the topic of conversation in court Wednesday, where an addiction specialist testified that he saw no evidence the singer was addicted to painkillers or the anesthetic propofol that ultimately led to his death....
  • Glued Toddler Mom Gets 99 Years in Brutal Attack on Daughter

    Glued Toddler Mom Gets 99 Years in Brutal Attack on Daughter
    DALLAS, TX (KTLA) -- A mother of five who plead guilty to gluing her toddler's hands to a wall and beating her into a coma was sentenced to 99 years in prison Friday. Elizabeth Escalona, 23, pleaded guilty in July to injury to a child for brutally...
  • Honor concept makes better officers

    Honor concept makes better officers
    I would like to thank Randall Leonard for his May 28 commentary, "Punishing honesty at the Naval Academy." Ethics is a subject not to be taken lightly, especially for those who hold coalition, enemy, and civilian lives in the balance. There is, however, a...
  • Hansen: Has city become immune to homeless crime?

    Hansen: Has city become immune to homeless crime?
    It was a summer-like day at Main Beach on Saturday with tourists filling the boardwalk, children enjoying the playground and a group of hardened homeless men passing around a pipe. Welcome to the visible underbelly of Laguna Beach. This scene is not...