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  • Psychotropic drugs given to nursing home patients without cause

    Psychotropic drugs given to nursing home patients without cause
    Frail and vulnerable residents of nursing homes throughout Illinois are being dosed with powerful psychotropic drugs, leading to tremors, dangerous lethargy and a higher risk of harmful falls or even death, a Tribune investigation has found. Thousands of...
  • Who's liable when a furnace that wasn't inspected is found to be unsafe?

    Question: When I bought my home, it was the middle of the summer and very hot, so my home inspector did not test the forced-air furnace. This winter I found the heater to be inoperative, and the contractor I called said the system was unsafe. The repair...
  • Independent home inspections are crucial for would-be buyers

    Would-be home buyers who come across unoccupied houses in their search for an abode should be extra careful. Homes aren't cared for all that well even when they are lived in, according to independent home inspectors. When it comes to regular maintenance,...
  • 'Life Unexpected': Home sweet home

     
    “House Inspected” was in many ways about what makes a home. The feeling it gives you. The people you fill it with. And for Cate (Shiri Appleby) and Baze (Kristoffer Polaha), making it a proper home environment for a teenager,......
  • Housing director charged

     
    Michael Shifflett, the director of Gloucester's Department of Housing, has been charged with a misdemeanor count of sexual battery as a result of an incident that occurred during a Feb. 12 home inspection. Shifflett was arrested on the charge on Feb. 18,....
  • Garton's e-mail

     
    Here's a copy an e-mail sent yesterday to county employees by County Administrator Brenda Garton in regards to the arrest of Michael Shifflett, the county's director of Department of Housing.From: Garton, Brenda Sent: Wednesday, February 24, 2010 12:01...
  • Susie the Lab needs a home

     
    From Labrador Retriever Rescue of Florida: Susie is friendly female black Lab, not 2 years old yet. She gave birth to puppies under a shed because she needed shelter from rainy cold weather. She and the pups ended up in a shelter that  was filled to...
  • Like “happy tails”? Adopt Wiggles

     
    From Labrador Retriever Rescue of Florida: Meet Wiggles, who earned her name because she shakes from head to toe when she is happy. The 1-year-old female is mostly Lab but has a little golden retriever. She has a “happy tail,” her foster mom....
  • Girl's death spurs bill

    In response to the torture death of Ciara Jobes, a 15-year-old Baltimore girl who was allegedly killed by her mentally ill guardian, state legislators are introducing a bill this week that aims to regulate who can be awarded permanent custody of abused...