| Oct 18, 2010
| 12:37 PM
Die-hard fans of Bravo's hit reality show 'The Real Housewives of New Jersey' can now get an inside look at some of the places their favorite cast members frequent in the tony town of Franklin Lakes.
An event planning company based in Wayne put...
| Jul 7, 2011
After waiting two hours in a crowded New York City clinic with a broken collarbone, Kerri-Ann Jennings expected more from the doctor who saw her. Although she was in tears from pain — she had broken the bone the previous day on vacation and the...
| Dec 15, 2010
Maryland has maintained its perch as the nation's wealthiest state, according to data released Tuesday by the Census Bureau, though more residents in some suburbs were living in poverty than in 2000.
The census information contained some good news for...
| Aug 6, 2011
Chicago's first round of testing for a toxic metal called hexavalent chromium found that levels in local drinking water are more than 11 times higher than a health standard California adopted last month.
But it could take years before anything is done...
| Dec 22, 2010
Buoyed by a growing Hispanic population and the availability of steady federal jobs, Maryland grew by 9 percent in the last decade - faster than most Eastern states, according to new Census Bureau data.
Maryland's population grew by 480,000 residents, to...
| Nov 8, 2010
| 1:29 PM
"The Real Housewives of New Jersey" is now moving into its third season and the Bravo TV show may be turning its back on its table-flipping star, Teresa Giudice.
Not surprisingly, Giudice, who filed for bankruptcy in 2009, is asking for more money than...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 2:23 PM
When his 15-year-old son announced, after dinner one night, that he wished to start drinking, J. David Hawkins peppered him with reasons underage drinking is dangerous — and when that didn't work, he made him a deal:
If his soon-to-be-driving son...
| Oct 19, 2010
HAZELWOOD, Mo. - Hunkered down in a trailer loaded with microbiological gadgetry, Dr. Michael Dunne Jr. decried what he described as health industry hype about drug-resistant germs and infectious diseases.
One easy target is the 83-foot trailer itself....
| Feb 2, 2011
When Arthur Massei learned that the new health law would cut his tax break for buying medicine, he enlisted in a broad, well-financed corporate lobbying campaign to repeal the provision.
Massei is one of an estimated 30 million Americans who use pre-...
| Nov 14, 2010
Running the Books
The Adventures of an Accidental Prison Librarian
Doubleday/Nan A. Talese: 400 pp., $26
"In the joint, they call me Bookie." They also call Avi Steinberg "the main book man. I like that. I can't help it. For an asthmatic...
| Nov 21, 2010
High in his ridgeline home, sitting on a porch that feels like a ledge, Gerard Way peered through cigarette smoke and the late-afternoon Pasadena haze as he searched his memory for the moment when his band, My Chemical Romance, shed its skin. "I think,"...