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  • To know what being in jail is like, you have to see it with your own eyes

    To know what being in jail is like, you have to see it with your own eyes
    Recent reports about juvenile offenders at the Baltimore Detention Center cite Rep.Elijah E. Cummings, state Sen. Nathaniel J. McFadden and Del. Jill P. Carter as all having complained that theU.S. Department of Justicehasn't conducted promised...
  • Government to treat cancer caused by September 11 attacks

    The federal government this week acknowledged a link between unhealthy conditions at ground zero in the  in the aftermath of the the Sept. 11 attacks and several types of cancer. It added 58 cancers to covered illnesses for people exposed to toxins at...
  • Baltimore Liquor Board Post-Mortem: Dubai, Milan, a Tiki Barge, and Juelz Santana

    Baltimore Liquor Board Post-Mortem: Dubai, Milan, a Tiki Barge, and Juelz Santana
    Of the seven charges against Dubai nightclub at the Baltimore Liquor Board Thursday, it was the accusation the club allowed guests to smoke pot that piqued commissioner Elizabeth Smith. On September 2 of last year, police officer Stephen Wilson was...
  • Dr. John Howard "Jack" Yardley

    Dr. John Howard "Jack" Yardley
    Dr. John Howard "Jack" Yardley, former director of pathology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, who had also been associate dean for academic affairs, died Dec. 7 of a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The longtime Roland...
  • Tsunami aid pledges top $3 billion

    JAKARTA, Indonesia - Australia promised $764 million - the largest government pledge - to the tsunami relief effort, topping a $674 million German aid package on the eve of a crucial donors conference today. World leaders were competing to head the donors...
  • PASSINGS: Magic Slim, Cleotha Staples, Lou Myers, Donald Rutledge

    Magic Slim Singer of Chicago blues Magic Slim, 75, whose ragged voice and punchy guitar riffs made him a symbol of Chicago blues, died Thursday in Philadelphia after surgery for a bleeding ulcer, according to his family. A younger contemporary of...
  • GQ: cc me on these answers, will you?

     
    UPDATED twice with responses from Gov. Pat Quinn's spokeswoman WBEZ-FM reporter Rob Wildeboer has questions for Gov. Pat Quinn: Governor, there are almost 50,000 inmates in Illinois prisons. It’s an historic high. Nonetheless, you’ve closed...
  • Australia's gun control: Success or failure?

    Australia's gun control: Success or failure?
    After a mass shooting in 1996, Australia enacted a sweeping package of gun restrictions far more ambitious than anything plausible here -- including a total ban on semiautomatic weapons, a mandatory gun buyback, and strict limits on who could own a...
  • World Famous Athlete Returns to Ozarks for Weekend Event

    World Famous Athlete Returns to Ozarks for Weekend Event
    Springfield, MO: A world famous athlete with roots right here in The Ozarks is back in town to host an event this weekend. John Howard is an Olympian, A former world record holder and an Ironman Champ. He joined Ozarks Today to talk about his support...
  • Inaugural Skills Challenge: Fuzzy 'Dirty' 'Money'

    Inaugural Skills Challenge: Fuzzy 'Dirty' 'Money'
    NEWPORT BEACH — Dustin Bushnell has played his guitar and sang with "The Dirty Heads," on the Jimmy Kimmel Show and in front of large crowds. But that doesn't compare to the pressure Bushnell admits to feeling when he participated in the inaugural...
  • Carrollton Police Say FBI Knew About Murder Plot Prior to Woman's Shooting

    Carrollton Police Say FBI Knew About Murder Plot Prior to Woman's Shooting
    Police say the FBI knew key details of a Carrollton accountant’s plot to murder his wife but didn’t share them with detectives until after the woman was shot. An unknown gunman shot out Nancy Howard’s left eye Aug. 18 as she pulled into...
  • Man's suit against Glendale police officers goes to trial

    A 72-year-old Glendale man testified Wednesday that two police officers used excessive force two years ago when they handcuffed him and broke his arm inside the Glendale Galleria. Asadoor Mirzaeyan was wearing a sling on his right arm in U.S. District...