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  • 'Josh Powell was really, really evil,' social worker says

     
    Josh Powell: Josh Powell's murder-suicide plan -- which claimed the lives of his two young sons -- has unleashed a variety of investigations and inquiries and, some say, points to the failure of the legal system to recognize that two children were being...
  • Bury Josh Powell near sons? 'Unthinkable,' family attorney says

     
    Josh Powell explosion: There's outrage anew as Josh Powell's family tries to have him buried in the same Washington state cemetery where his two young sons were laid to rest. Powell took an axe to the boys and then killed all three of them in a fiery...
  • Couple lose case over being labeled child abusers for cutting daughter's hair

     
    An Orange County civil jury on Wednesday rejected an Irvine couple’s claim that they were improperly placed on the state’s child abuse registry for punishing their adopted daughter by cutting her hair each time she got in trouble. After their....
  • Ash Wednesday kicks off the “40 Ways in 40 Days” for Lent

     
    Ash Wednesday marks the first day of the season of Lent and Catholics are called to prayer, fasting and almsgiving during this holy season. With that in mind, Catholic Charities of Central Florida¬†has developed a new Lenten program, “40 Ways in 40...
  • Soil test under county building in Orange turns up toxic chemical

     
    A chemical used in dry cleaning and for degreasing equipment has been found in an area of soil beneath an Orange County building that is the subject of multiple lawsuits from workers who say the air in those offices made......
  • Public Welfare Secretary Goes Under The Budget Microscope.

     
    Pennsylvania Public Welfare Secretary Gary Alexander ... ...probably wasn’t expecting a cake walk when he appeared before a Senate oversight committee this morning to defend the Corbett administration’s decision to slash state spending...
  • Conine, Beinfest, McGillivray to participate in Samson's 50-mile charity run

     
    Boston Marathon director Dave McGillivray, Marlins President of Baseball Operations Larry Beinfest and Mr. Marlin Jeff Conine are among 17 runners so far confirmed to join Marlins President David Samson on his 50-mile charity ???Run to Honor the Workers??...
  • Pharmacist, social worker, physican sanctioned by state licensing boards

     
    Here are the latest disciplinary actions announced by Pennsylvania's licensing boards against professionals who live and work in the Lehigh Valley area. The information is taken verbatim from the PA Department of State's website, where you can find all...
  • "Toxic" O.C. building is safe to occupy, officials say

     
    The latest round of testing of an Orange County government building indicates the structure is safe to occupy, despite earlier tests that showed the presence of a toxic chemical commonly used in dry cleaning, county officials told employees Wednesday....
  • In defense of national service

     
    “Because it's only when you hitch your wagon to something larger than yourself that you realize your true potential and discover the role that you'll play in writing the next great chapter in the American story.” - President Barack Obama ¬†(...
  • Social workers visit Nadya Suleman's La Habra home

     
    Authorities appeared Tuesday at the home of Nadya Suleman, the La Habra woman dubbed "Octomom" after she gave birth to octuplets in 2009, because of a complaint about the living conditions of her children, according to news reports....