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  • An end to silent suffering

    An end to silent suffering
    No one sets out to be homeless. No one plans to become impoverished, a single mother, or an abused wife. No one thinks, "Food stamps. That's my ticket out of poverty." And yet, life sometimes presents us with unbidden challenges. Life can take you far...
  • March, rally brings attention to immigration reform

    March, rally brings attention to immigration reform
    Thousands of marchers took to the streets of Chicago Saturday in a continued call for immigration reform and an end to deportations. A conglomeration of labor groups, community organizations and faith leaders organized the march, which stepped off about...
  • Florida lawmakers vow swift action to shield public from sex predators

    State legislators promise to overhaul sex offender laws in response to a Sun Sentinel investigation last week that found Florida has failed to stop hundreds of rapists and child molesters from attacking again. In the Florida Senate and House, leading...
  • One Health Commission all about the human-animal bond

    Dr. Roger Mahr, then president of the American Veterinary Medical Association, and Dr. Ronald Davis, late president of the American Medical Association, launched the One Health Initiative in 2007. "We formalized and expanded upon what many in the medical...
  • 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...
  • Jimmy Ryce's dad: Law has missed too many sex predators

    Jimmy Ryce's dad: Law has missed too many sex predators
    A violent sex crime devastated Don Ryce's family. A kidnapper raped and murdered his young son, and the resulting pain and grief may have hastened the deaths of his wife and daughter. Ryce found some comfort in the Florida law, passed in his son's...
  • Johnny Knoxville takes golden-years raunch on the road

    Johnny Knoxville takes golden-years raunch on the road
    "The right ring finger. ... No, THE LEFT RING FINGER!" It's minutes before sunrise at Westchester's Kerlan-Jobe sports medicine clinic and Johnny Knoxville has very nearly, accidentally, authorized orthopedic surgery on the wrong hand. His uninjured...
  • SARC recognized for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    SARC, a non-profit in Harford County providing hope and resources to victims of domestic violence, sexual violence, child abuse and stalking, received a proclamation from the Harford County Council recognizing October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month....
  • Officials: Woman sexually assaulted in Lakeview

    Officials: Woman sexually assaulted in Lakeview
    A 24-year-old woman was taken to a hospital following a sexual assault Sunday morning in the Lakeview neighborhood, according to Chicago Fire Department officials. At 4:30 a.m., an ambulance responded to the 400 block of West Belmont Avenue on the North...
  • Karla Porter sentenced to life without parole in husband's death

    Karla Porter sentenced to life without parole in husband's death
    A White Marsh woman will spend the rest of her life in prison for hiring a hit man to kill her husband — a man she has insisted subjected her to years of abuse. A judge handed down the sentence Monday after jurors rejected Karla Porter's claim of...
  • Cops: Woman sexually assaulted in Lakeview apartment

    Cops: Woman sexually assaulted in Lakeview apartment
    A woman was sexually assaulted by a man who pushed his way into her Lakeview apartment and told her, “Shut up, don’t talk, don't say anything,’’ according to police. The 24-year-old woman had been out with her boyfriend at a bar...