| Dec 19, 2010
What are we supposed to think when someone claims he's getting important life-changing news in a dream or from an angel? For some, the reaction is: Get the straitjacket ready. Others, however, will turn to someone like Richard Dawkins, who says such...
| Apr 23, 2011
| 1:30 AM
1986 - Tracy Rau of Eureka and Todd Herseth of Groton were named outstanding athletes at the Groton Kiwanis Relays track meet.
1991 - The Minnesota Timberwolves fired coach Bill Musselman, the first coach in the team's two-year history....
| Dec 31, 2010
| 2:16 PM
Glenn R. Watson, a lawyer who was instrumental in the formation of the cities of Rancho Palos Verdes, Cerritos, Industry, Carson, and who served as city attorney for many cities throughout Southern California for 50 years, died Dec. 26. He was 93.
| Jul 30, 2010
| 9:53 PM
Orlando Jones High coach Kenard Lang has been promoting the talents of offensive tackle Duaron Williams for about two years now. And Williams is not one to let his coach down.
"I've known Coach Lang since I was knee-high to a grasshopper," Williams said....
| Jan 5, 2011
Miriam Seegar Whelan
Actress became an interior designer
Miriam Seegar Whelan, 103, an actress from the early days of talking films who was married to director Tim Whelan, died Sunday of age-related causes at her home in Pasadena, said her daughter-in-...
| Aug 25, 2010
The Gulf of Mexico oil spill has revealed a previously unknown type of oil-eating bacteria, which is suddenly flourishing.
Scientists discovered the new microbe while studying the underwater dispersion of millions of gallons of oil spilled into the...
| Sep 12, 2010
| 11:18 PM
On a morning when his favorite team was preparing to take a lashing at the University of Oklahoma, De Funiak Springs Walton High's junior defensive tackle Dalvon Stuckey had other things on his mind.
The future of Florida State football was what...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 7:45 AM
Three UCF football team physicians testified Tuesday they did not know Ereck Plancher tested positive for sickle cell trait and never counseled him about the condition.
Orange County medical examiner Joshua D. Stephany also told the jury on day seven...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 3:26 PM
UCF Athletics Association attorneys aimed to discredit the medical examiner who testified complications from sickle cell trait contributed to Ereck Plancher's death.
Medical examiner Joshua Stephany told the jury Plancher's death was caused by...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 10:49 PM
Apopka senior offensive lineman Ty Darlington was posed with a question on Friday that no one had ever asked.
The 6-foot-4, 272-pound blocker has lofty goals heading into his senior year of high school, and it never dawned on him that he would ever...
| Oct 19, 2011
Children as young as 4 can be diagnosed and treated for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
The new recommendations update the decade-old guidelines, which covered children ages 6...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 4:13 PM
JOHNNIE R. BETSON 1928 – 2011
Johnnie Richard Betson, Jr. was born in Fort Worth Texas on December 6, 1928 and was raised by his loving parents Johnnie Richard Sr. and Prebble Carey.
Johnnie joined the Marines the day after graduating from high...