| Feb 22, 2012
| 8:34 AM
Staff and faculty at Scotchtown Hills Elementary are rallying around fifth-grader Marisol Ramirez, honoring her for showing bravery during repeated surgeries, blood transfusions and chemotherapy after being born 10 years ago with a blocked small intestine...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 1:19 PM
Relay Elementary School started its Pennies for Patients drive Feb. 8 to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society with hopes that its students would raise $1,200 in three weeks.
By the end of the drive on Feb. 29, the 532-student school had raised $5,...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 3:02 PM
An independent panel of scientists says two government-issued studies can't show if people were harmed by toxic pollution from Fort Detrick contaminating the ground water, but further studies are unlikely to answer lingering questions about the health...
| Mar 8, 2012
Demolition of a number of buildings in the 600 block of Washington Boulevard draws ever closer to make way for the new Walgreens in Old Town.
The blue bank building finally stands empty as the last few tenants recently vacated. Irene's Restaurant has...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 9:54 AM
Those who aren't long-distance running enthusiasts might think a 26.2-mile marathon is a little crazy, but that's not the case for Asylum Running Club members.
Members lace up their sneakers and take on all challenges, including the recent Publix Fort...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 7:32 PM
A Davie boy battling cancer has attended school virtually with the aid of a trusty robot this year.
But when seventh-grader Kyle Weintraub received honors at the White House on Friday, he was there in person to give President Barack Obama a firm,...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 10:12 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's ban on discriminatory health insurance practices against the sick has not stopped insurers from increasing up-front charges for the expensive drugs needed to control chronic illnesses from leukemia to...
| Feb 28, 2014
Weighing nearly 800 pounds, Mary Sanders used to struggle to walk.
"I would sit down and say, 'Lord, how am I going to take my next step?'" said Sanders, 45, of Pompano Beach. "Once I reached 789, I knew I had to do something; I felt like I was dying...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 12:10 PM
This all started with a cough.
Bill Porter said his son, Kyle, had a persistent cough. So they went to an urgent care clinic. Tests showed there was a chance he could have asthma but nothing more. Weeks passed and Kyle Porter didn't look like himself....
| Feb 26, 2014
| 4:44 PM
"HORRIFYING ALERT!!! IF YOU ARE A CHRISTIAN, AS I AM, WAKE UP!!!" began a Facebook post this week by Apopka Commissioner Marilyn Ustler McQueen. "Much to my surprise last night, I found out that my opponent is not a Christian. She does not have faith in...
| Feb 24, 2014
David Solomon lay in bed, a sheet draped over his legs.
His darkened bedroom was silent, except for the ticking of a clock on the wall. A box of tissues sat on a bedside table; a Hebrew-and-English siddur, or prayer book, rested on his lap.
| Feb 21, 2014
| 6:19 PM
Daniel Rubin of Montreal, Canada sat rapt with attention in the front row of a press conference at Visions Bar at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Friday.
Fighter after fighter, most speaking in Spanish, came to the podium to dedicate tonight's...