| Oct 3, 2012
| 3:43 PM
Friends and family members of a recently deceased, drug-addicted teen who attended Huntington Beach High School urged the City Council on Monday to work with schools in combating drug use among youths.
"You guys have to do something about it," said an...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 2:17 AM
Most of us have seen the commercials warning parents and other adult family members to safeguard their prescription medications from teenagers. Those warnings hit home this week when eight Imperial County teens in two cities and two separate cases...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 1:22 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who had weight loss surgery reported greater alcohol use two years after their procedures than in the weeks beforehand, in a new study.
"This is perhaps a risk. I don't think it should deter people from having surgery,...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 12:50 AM
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Pop starBritney Spears' former confidante encouraged her to kick her drug habit five years ago, and brought drug-sniffingdogs to her Malibu home and flushed a bag of white powder down the toilet, he testified Tuesday.
| Oct 30, 2012
| 5:36 PM
Teen prescription drug abuse can devastate families, destroy marriages and can leave a child dead or severely disabled.
Many parents would probably be shocked to hear that they may be their son or daughters drug dealer.
Aaron Rubin started abusing...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 12:49 PM
The judge in a controversial LaGrange County child abuse case has recused himself in the wake of what he calls "post-sentencing publicity and of possible intimidating behavior by members of the public."
The Tribune published a three-part series starting...
| Nov 1, 2012
Travis Poole understands school issues
To the editor:
Of all the elections coming up next week, none is more important that the choices we make for the four open positions on the Washington County Board of Education. I have known and worked with Travis...
| May 1, 2012
| 2:07 PM
Laguna Beach parents recently got an email from the PTA asking to "show your support" for the social host ordinance that went before the City Council this week.
The ordinance basically tells parents that it's wrong to serve kids alcohol — as if....
| May 8, 2012
| 4:57 PM
Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report:
Christian Soto-Perez, 25, of the 200 block of Plaza Court, was arrested on a bench warrant Friday in a case in which he was charged with second-degree assault.
| May 17, 2012
| 12:21 PM
Connecticut’s new law will protect you from getting axed from your job simply for being a medical marijuana patient, but you’d better not show up to work stoned.
“It’s really just common sense,” says Erik Williams, head of...
| May 20, 2012
| 5:21 PM
It didn't take long after the announcement of the new bowl deal between the Southeastern Conference and Big 12 on Friday before people began talking about the death of college football as we know it.
The Big Four, as many are calling it, features the...
| May 22, 2012
| 7:39 PM
Noted Seattle defense attorney John Henry Browne continues to refuse to undergo a background check in order to see classified materials related to his client, accused murderer Staff Sgt. Robert Bales.
“I don’t think the government should...