| Sep 23, 2011
From emergency-response smartphone apps to GPS-based safety-alert systems for seniors on the go, South Florida tech companies have come up with a range of personal safety products that make life easier – and safer.
Holly Giuliano often works late...
| Nov 20, 2011
| 2:29 PM
UPDATED 8:45 p.m.
The Floyd County Sheriff's Department tells News 7 that Benjamin Shue went inside a home in the 200 block of Wildwood Road.
That's near the Midway Grocery Store.
The home's owners were not there at the time and found him inside...
| Nov 26, 2011
| 3:41 PM
If they want to move on, they must learn to give.
It is a policy in the Newport-Mesa Unified School District, and there's no way around it. Students must complete at least 40 hours of community service during their four years of high school to graduate....
| Nov 28, 2011
| 4:18 PM
Taking her concern for HIV orphans to the top echelons of America’s executive branch, Carolyn Twietmeyer, the Joliet mother of 14, went to the nation’s capital Monday, calling on Illinois to allow more large families to adopt children with...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 8:44 AM
Florida Department of Children and Families
Abuse Hotline 800-962-2873
Baptist Children’s Home
www.fbchomes.org; Faith-based, nonprofit organization seeks stable Christian homes for children....
| Sep 26, 2011
| 9:54 AM
We had so much fun, we are doing it again! On Saturday, October 15, 2011, we will WALK, we will ROLL, we may even ROCK, and we will raise some money, too! Your contribution will help us provide valuable services for people of all ages living with...
| Oct 3, 2011
On a September evening, in a large tent pitched outside his bank in downtown Lake Forest, Ed Wehmer took the microphone and addressed 350 people celebrating the 20th anniversary of what is now Wintrust Financial Corp.
The jocular 57-year-old is known...
| Oct 2, 2011
| 1:00 AM
Resources tables, mini-games and water safety mascots were the scene at the second annual Baby Expo and Children’s Resource Fair on Saturday in El Centro.
The expo — sponsored by the Imperial County Families First Commission and presented...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 4:21 PM
Football and homecoming may be a Texas tradition, but one Azle high school student it throwing ordinary out the window.
Chosen by her classmates, Mariah is the first student with Down Syndrome to wear the homecoming crown.
| Oct 10, 2011
| 4:40 PM
Four decades removed from his school days in Ohio, Gerald Sharp hasn’t forgotten the influence his teachers held.
“I really admired my elementary school teachers,” said Sharp, 53. “I remember every single one of their names...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 9:10 PM
"Glee" star Lauren Potter is coming to Newport Beach Saturday night for a fundraiser supporting Down syndrome education and awareness.
Potter, who plays cheerleader Becky Jackson on the show, will be the guest speaker at the Down Syndrome Foundation of...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 3:14 PM
I haven't seen the pilot of FX's upcoming drama "American Horror Story," but the series of video "clues" about the story and some of its characters has me anticipating the thriller even more.
It looks pretty strange.
"American Horror Story,"...