| Feb 16, 2012
| 5:16 PM
ACLU Attorney Miriam Aukerman said she feels pretty good about comments made by a U.S. District Court judge after a federal hearing Thursday about the constitutionality of the state’s panhandling ban.
“The judge had obviously thought about...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 12:26 PM
As a growing number of Americans join the ranks of the disabled in this country, the number of people in need of assistance from service animals climbs as well. The number of Americans with a disability rose 7.7 percent, or by 3.4 million people, to...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 10:56 PM
Newport Beach resident Mike Talbot, Universal Space Lines LLC president and chief executive, as a California State Military Reserve major received the California Medal of Merit presented by Col. Marc Breslow, Regional Support Command South commander....
| Sep 16, 2012
| 8:47 PM
Christine Ann Vought, 51 of Garrett, died Sept. 14, 2012 in Ocean City, Md. Born June 23, 1961 in McKeesport, a daughter of Mary Ann (Williamson) Eger, of McKeesport, and the late Edward Eger. Also preceded in death by her brother Eddie Eger. Survived...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 7:56 PM
Brian Arnfelt should be on Northwestern's "good hands" team.
Though a lineman's hands often are called paws, Arnfelt uses his digits to play the keyboard in his apartment. His affinity for piano comes from his mother, Cathy, who owns a music studio in...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 1:23 PM
TAMPA -- Later tonight, Florida State will be attempting to accomplish something that has eluded Jimbo Fisher since he took over as head coach in 2010: The Seminoles will be going for their first win in a road opener in three seasons.
The last time FSU...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 8:54 PM
For years people around the country have been climbing mountains for CureDuchenne.
As they raise money and awareness, they also get younger.
Most recently, 8-year-old Tyler Armstrong climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro and helped raise about $40,000 for the Newport...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 12:36 PM
Despite her physical limitations, Lori Hastings is doing what she can to "pay it forward" to children suffering from muscular, neurological and degenerative diseases.
Hastings was diagnosed herself with muscular dystrophy as a 12-year-old girl. Over...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 11:47 AM
Kroger is closing a store in one of our hometowns.
The company announced Monday that it's closing its store on Greensboro Road in Martinsville on March 22.
A total of 56 employees, including 29 part-time workers, will be able to move to other stores...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 7:17 AM
It was a battle of brawn on the ice in Roanoke Saturday evening, for the 9th annual Guns and Hoses showdown.
The game pits local law enforcement against firefighters in a "friendly" game of hockey.
More than 6,000 people came out to the Roanoke Civic...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 6:32 PM
Parents and advocates for the disabled called on Illinois officials Wednesday to delay changes to a state program that funds in-home nursing care for more than 1,000 medically fragile and technology-dependent children.
Angry, sometimes tearful parents...