| Mar 27, 2013
As the nation's capital prepares to open its first legal medicinal marijuana dispensary and Sen. Rand Paul's call for legalization basks in bipartisan praise, it's time for President Barack Obama to clear the air around his own passive-aggressive...
| May 31, 2013
| 7:30 AM
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...
| May 22, 2013
| 1:31 PM
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...
| May 28, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Last Friday morning, President Barack Obama visited Annapolis to address roughly 1,000 Naval Academy midshipmen. Then he took his seat with other VIPs and the thousands in attendance and watched as the midshipmen, decked out in their pristine dress...
| May 21, 2013
| 4:18 PM
By the end of high school, 12% of teens say they have taken a stimulant medication for reasons other than to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). But parents, including many of those whose kids are taking ADHD drugs in a bid to boost...
| May 13, 2013
| 10:53 AM
Methamphetamine labs are being found more in Somerset County than in previous years, said Cpl. Dennis Ulery, a supervisor on the Pennsylvania State Police Clandestine Lab Response Team.
"Last year we had a 40 percent increase statewide and we are on pace...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 10:02 AM
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Two Indiana school districts that test students for drug use are facing challenges as they look for ways to fund the programs.
Officials at Southwest Allen County Schools and Smith-Green Community Schools in Churubusco...
| May 1, 2013
| 11:56 AM
Clandestine methamphetamine labs are becoming an increasing problem in Somerset County because addicts are willing to chance making the drugs — a process that creates dangers for first-responders and the general public.
| May 1, 2013
| 4:48 PM
Gov. Tom Corbett is right to point out that drugs are hurting people's ability to find good jobs.
On Monday Corbett commented about too many Pennsylvanians being unemployed because they cannot pass a drug test.
Democrats have criticized his comment....
| May 3, 2013
| 3:19 PM
Most schools have a drug problem, and private schools are no different.
Private schools often get a worse rap because kids with money can buy the really potent stuff.
Lake Highland Preparatory isn't being specific about student drug use other than...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 7:27 PM
Linda Fletcher lives in fear of reliving a nightmare: a son dying from a heroin overdose.
Her son Kris Klipner succumbed to the drug in 2007. He was 28.
Klipner's half-brother battles the same kind of depression as Kris. He suffers the same heroin...