| Nov 20, 2006
Pfc. Caleb A. Lufkin landed on the helipad at about 12:30 p.m., screaming at the sky as a small all-terrain vehicle carried him past the palm trees and concrete bunkers to the emergency room. Doctors inside cut off his blood-covered boots and prepared...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 3:05 PM
WETHERSFIELD — Thwarted speech pathologist, successful department store buyer and dedicated public servant.
Such have been the many professional lives of Assistant Town Manager Rae Ann Palmer, who retired earlier this month after a decade of...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 6:56 PM
When people think of Florida disasters, hurricanes always comes to mind, but tornadoes have cast their deadly pall on the state as well.
One Sunday night in 1998 became the deadliest tornado event in Florida history, with 12 tornadoes touching down...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 5:05 AM
SUN CITY, Ariz. Whether the call comes in during business hours or the middle of the night, Sarah Scott's mission is the same: harvest tissue samples from donated human organs as soon as possible after a donor dies.
"Thanksgiving and Christmas are the...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 1:06 PM
A pathologist testified Monday that she couldn't say for sure what killed a recent college graduate who died after an altercation outside a Santa Ana nightclub.
Kim Pham could have died as a result of being punched, kicked or hitting her head on the...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Medical professionals who use tissue samples to diagnose diseases and conditions rely on histotechnicians and histotechnologists to properly prepare the samples they will use. These professionals are an increasingly important part of health care labs...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Challenging the heart of the prosecution's case, a forensic pathologist told jurors Wednesday that heavy meth use — and not a severe police beating in the streets of Fullerton — killed a homeless man who was a familiar face in the college...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 5:27 PM
A south suburban man who called 911 and said his wife had fallen was charged with her murder after police found a bloody table leg near her body and a pathologist ruled her death a homicide caused by blunt force trauma, prosecutors said.
| Jan 6, 2014
| 3:18 PM
Prosecutors in the trial of two Fullerton police officers accused of beating a mentally ill homeless man to death called on a cardiologist Monday who said Kelly Thomas didn’t die of heart failure, refuting the claims of defense lawyers.
| Jan 10, 2014
| 6:35 PM
At the heart of the Kelly Thomas murder case is a grainy black-and-white video that covers, almost in its entirety, the struggle between the homeless man and police officers at a bustling Fullerton bus depot on a summer night in 2011.
As jurors in...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 5:05 AM
Medical residency program officials soon will be required to tell the state disciplinary board when residents fail to complete their training, according to legislation that will go into effect Monday.
The change to state law comes after the Tribune...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 1:05 AM
The Iowa State University Integrated Crop Management Conference will be held Dec. 4 and 5 on the Iowa State University (ISU) campus. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. on Dec. 4 in the Scheman Continuing Education Building and the program concludes at 4:...