| Apr 19, 2013
| 4:22 PM
For many of us, this has been a hard week, one full of anxiety, sorrow, and loss. Researchers from the University of British Columbia tell us that we can treat the mental pain that results from such hard times with a simple, over-the-counter remedy:...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 4:19 AM
Casey Leigh Cranfield, 28, was busted Monday for Violation of Probation and taken to the slammer. The next day jail deputies learned that the Pubta Gorda woman had taken Xanax inside the jail after her arrest, according to a news release from the...
| Mar 3, 2013
Paula Berardi thought she'd found a safe haven for her developmentally disabled daughter, Tracey Hilliard.
Four other group homes hadn't worked out, and Tracey, who also had medical problems, was a handful at home. The state Department of Mental...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 11:52 AM
When 90-year-old Della Cotton was found dead at her South Side home in December, she had maggots in her hair, bed sores all over her body and burns from lying for weeks in her own urine, prosecutors said today in Cook County criminal court.
| Feb 22, 2013
| 4:37 AM
St. Pete Beach detectives said Harold James, 46, and Sam Baage, 58, who were employed by the Tradewinds Resort as Head of the Information Technology Department and Chief Financial Officer, respectively, created several phony companies, then billed the...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 6:28 PM
Sue Grey had used the product before, so she knew what to expect when she purchased a bottle of Super Colon Cleanse at a Woodland Hills CVS drugstore. Inside should have been 240 little gray capsules.
But when Grey, 57, opened the sealed bottle at her...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 8:53 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Has your throat been a little on the scratchy side lately?
You might have a common sickness that is going around this week - the sore throat.
Health officials with the Ozarks Community Hospital clinic in Springfield have seen an...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 11:51 PM
Maybe it was because Hank Adler goofed on the number of national championships the University of Houston men's golf team won while Steve Elkington played for the Cougars.
Or maybe it was simply because Adler opened his interview with Elkington with an...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:58 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Don't look for the morning-after pill to move next to the condoms on drugstore shelves right away — but after a decade-plus fight, it appears it really will happen. Backed into a corner by a series of court rulings, the Obama...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Imagine you're on your favorite beach enjoying a good book. Into your lap falls a dead mouse tied to a whirling streamer. What do you do? On a Connecticut beach, you freak out. But if you're on Guam, you brush it off as business as usual, knowing that...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 3:41 PM
800 hundred people die from it every year in the U.S.
We're talking about the stomach flu.
It's sounds like a simple illness, but the Indiana Department of Health has detected a new, serious strain of it in our area.
It's also known as norovirus and...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 5:15 PM
I've used deer antler spray for two days now, and I've rarely felt better, though I do find myself with an overwhelming urge to grind my itchy noggin against big birch trees, and last night, as someone pulled into the driveway, I just suddenly froze in...