| Jun 4, 2011
| 2:23 PM
Parents diagnosed with cancer commonly fear dying before their children have grown. But an unusual child custody battle in North Carolina has raised another troubling concern: Can the illness be used against the sick parent?
The ongoing case, which has...
| May 25, 2011
| 9:12 PM
Editor's note: This corrects what Maria Saldana did with her classes.
COSTA MESA — Maria Saldana cried when she applied for graduation — and after picking up her cap and gown — but the moment still wasn't real for her.
| May 27, 2011
| 8:25 AM
The Family Center is in financial crisis.
Dependent largely on state and federal funds, the center’s families and six staff members are concerned about what appears to be deep cuts in the state’s proposed 2011 budget for human services.
| May 31, 2011
| 5:02 PM
Greencastle-Antrim High School officials Tuesday shared fond memories of Cali L. Schroyer, who died Monday from injuries sustained in a Sunday car accident on Pa. 16.
She died just five days shy of her 20th birthday.
Schroyer of 492 S. Carlisle St....
| Jun 1, 2011
| 4:11 AM
A 22-year-old Calumet City woman who was critically shot at the 57th Street Beach late Memorial Day has died, authorities said this morning.
The death of Aeyanuna Rogers raised the holiday slaying total to seven. At least 20 other people were wounded...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 11:15 AM
A new study revealing the lasting, long-term impact of a solid preschool education -- especially in disadvantaged communities -- was released today, just as Illinois’ governor considers a state budget plan that slashes funding to early childhood...
| Feb 8, 2011
| 4:25 AM
The Berrien County Health Department require preschools and daycare centers in the county submit their immunization reports twice per year, health officials said.
It is an effort to raise county immunization rates and have children ready for kindergarten...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 3:41 AM
All New York City public schools are closed Thursday, as well hundreds of other schools and universities have a delayed opening or are closed.
NYC Schools Chancellor Cathie Black announced the city-wide school closure just before 5 a.m., as 10- to 12-...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 10:12 AM
Students at Faust Junior High School and Chambersburg Area Senior High School developed a study guide for the Kindle. Among the students were, from left, Brice Williams, Jackie Rosenburger, Caleb Strite and Rebekah Byers examine the study guide on the...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 12:27 AM
Thumbs up: To the summer reading program at the Naval Air Facility El Centro Child Development Center.
The center kicked off its program Friday afternoon.
Children at the base will be able to check out books and win prizes depending on the number of...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 6:42 PM
Somerset County commissioners have hired a Pittsburgh firm to complete a feasibility study for Amtrak passenger train service in Rockwood.
In April the commissioners authorized the planning commission to seek proposals from consulting firms to conduct...
| Jan 28, 2011
| 1:31 AM
BROOKINGS - South Dakota 4-H'ers from Brown, Day, Davison, and Turner counties took part in the National Consumer Decision Making Contest at the Western National Roundup in Denver.
The 4-H'ers included Mark Sperry from Brown County, Olivia Siglin from...