| May 26, 2012
| 1:15 PM
Rebecca “Becky” Snyder might have had cognitive and physical disabilities, but she lived life to the fullest, choosing a positive attitude and a life filled with human connections.
“She was never, ever self-conscious in the wheelchair...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:27 AM
I'm getting a whole lot of "Amens" this morning to today's column on pedestrians being one of the root causes of Central Florida's moniker as the most dangerous area in the country for people on foot.
To say this is a serious issue is an understatement....
| Sep 21, 2012
At age 18 and with the blessing of her family, Sajina Tamang left her home in Nepal to work as a housekeeper in Lebanon. Finding work abroad was her ticket to self-sufficiency, one of the few career paths open to a rural girl in one of the world's most...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 12:23 PM
A Central Indiana man survived a life-threatening motorcycle accident that claimed a limb and nearly his life, and now he is using his story to inspire others.
With a full bag of clubs and a passion for golf, Shawn Koch drives the ball with purpose....
| Sep 23, 2012
| 3:51 PM
Another Houston police officer has gotten himself into a case of mistaken weapon i.d. Saturday morning, police say they arrived at a group home in southeast Houston. They were called because a schizophrenic man inside was allegedly having a bad...
| Sep 24, 2012
Men and women who serve country are heroes
To the editor:
There were different battles of war in which our military men and women served and died. There are different branches of military. There are currently people serving overseas; some veterans...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 11:14 PM
It was a warm August day and Andrea Haisch, her boyfriend Angus, her mother Karlene and brother Kurt were spending the morning rock climbing. It was Andrea’s first time climbing.
“I was just sitting on a rock, he was climbing up,” she...
| May 10, 2012
| 7:50 PM
He's the kid who gives them away like they were going out of style. Edward Tindall, 7, has a smile that comes easy, and often.
“I can’t help but to smile when I see my baby smile,” said Nikki Dennis, Edward’s mother.
| Jul 12, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Thursday, July 12, 2012. Some good news and some bad news: Crime is down in the region, but homicides are on the rise this year.
Shootings have decreased 34% in the San Fernando Valley. The Los Angeles Police Department...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 5:03 PM
Camp One Step at a Time is run by Children's Oncology Services, an organization that provides recreational and educational programs for children and adolescents diagnosed with cancer. If you'd like to learn more about their programs go to www.onestepcamp....
| Apr 25, 2012
| 7:51 AM
Narcy Novak and her brother are on trial for the bludgeoning death of Narcy's husband Ben nearly three years ago inside a Westchester Hotel. Federal prosecutors say the pair hired hitmen to brutally kill Ben, exacting vicious revenge for enduring years...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 3:24 PM
A crucial tool in controlling diabetes is being vigilant about what you put in your mouth. But, some experts say, you don't have to be a slave to the glycemic index or banish cake and ice cream forever.
The primary goal for diabetics is to regulate...