| Jan 2, 2015
| 7:36 AM
HARTFORD — With sophisticated computer programs, employers have data to predict how many people will be needed for a Tuesday lunch rush if it's raining, or on a sunny Saturday afternoon at the mall in December.
The workforce analytics company...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 3:17 PM
Federal prosecutors are pressing for a 10-month prison sentence for onetime congressional candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley, who they assert was so driven by entitlement and political ambition that she struck an illegal campaign deal with former Gov. John G....
| Dec 2, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Hospitals nationwide are making fewer mistakes in treating patients, sparing 50,000 lives and saving $12 billion in health spending over the past three years, according to a new analysis of billing data by federal health officials.
The report from the...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 3:29 PM
A nurse in Palm Beach Gardens is accused of stealing $2,800 worth of jewelry from the woman for whom she was hired to care, according to police.
Palm Beach Gardens police arrested Catherine Kyrkostas, 63, Monday after the woman she was hired to care...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 3:03 AM
His mother remembers the way he used to be: a daredevil with an athletic build who drove a red Pontiac Firebird, listened to hard rock bands like Metallica and did handstands on his thumbs.
But when a neighbor waving a gun shot Charles "Chuck" Ropka...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 11:57 AM
Business events in South Florida.
Holiday Business Expo, 5-8 p.m., Embassy Suites, 661 NW. 53rd St., Boca Raton. Presented by Biz to Biz Networking. Visit biztobiznetworking.com.
Planned Giving Council, 7:30 a.m., Tower...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 12:42 PM
The names this year are familiar: Agora, FutureCare, McDonogh School, Praxis Engineering Technologies, Glass Jacobson, Archbishop Spalding High School.
Those organizations and a handful of others earned a spot on The Baltimore Sun's list of the region's...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 7:56 AM
Four Connecticut nursing homes have been fined by the state Department of Public Health following injuries and falls, including one fall that later resulted in a resident's death.
Avon Health Center was fined $1,090 because of two incidents. On March 14,...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Describing former Gov. John G. Rowland as an ethically challenged politician who has repeatedly broken his trust with voters, federal prosecutors are arguing that he should serve from roughly three to four years in prison for his most recent conviction...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 6:28 AM
Though he never left his bed in a nursing home, Bobby Scheiding visited his favorite spots in Elmhurst again Sunday — thanks to longtime friends who created a video of those places and familiar faces.
Though it occasionally brought him to tears,...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Carol D. Lockwood, an opera singer who performed for years with the Baltimore Civic Opera Company, died Nov. 28 at the Golden Living Nursing Home in Frederick from complications of Alzheimer's disease. She was 86.
The daughter of Herbert L. Judge, a...