| Aug 25, 2013
| 9:19 AM
PHILADELPHIA — Kevin Frandsen liked Ryne Sandberg's proclamation that Aug. 16 would be "Charlie Manuel Day."
The Phillies infielder was so keen about his new manager's declaration that he posted his support of it on Twitter.
"Agree with Ryno, this...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 11:31 AM
As long as passions are running hot and heavy in Allentown over whether to hock the city's water system decades into the future, it may be a good time to consider whether to continue injecting poison into that system's drinking water.
A little bit of...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 5:39 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A new government survey suggests the number of people seeking emergency treatment after consuming energy drinks has doubled nationwide during the past four years, the same period in which the supercharged drink industry has...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 9:47 AM
Joe Herb McFarlane's legs shook nervously as he awaited the first time he would be in the same room as the man charged with killing his 18-year-old daughter.
Jim McPherson, 21, was arraigned this morning on first-degree murder charges in the death of...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 3:55 AM
Today's 2 p.m. screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads,"that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames.
I'll post a series of these...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 2:33 PM
When William Gunn sought medical care for his pit bull-Labrador retriever mix Smokey on a Sunday morning, one of her front paws was bleeding uncontrollably. The family's regular veterinarian was closed that day, and he didn't know where else to go, so...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 3:00 AM
You've got to love Texas.
Texas, the state that likes to remind the rest of the nation that it is bigger than England and France combined and was an independent republic before it deigned to be a state.
Texas, the state that gave us both the money to...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 2:59 PM
[Note: This article was originally posted on the Hartford Advocate's website on June 17, 2010. We're featuring it once again, due to the recent upturn in bath salts-related crime.]
The story about the British teenager who tore off his scrotum while...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 6:23 AM
The following cases were heard recently in Charlevoix County's 90th District Court:
— Elijah James Kibbe, 31, of East Jordan; driving while license suspended; pay $350 in fines and costs
— Noah Rufus Dodge, 23, of East Jordan; driving...
| Jun 29, 2012
Paul Konrad's Oldest kid, Zagnut is Daddy's little princess.
But when she doesn't take her Ritalin, look out !
| Sep 25, 2012
| 3:35 PM
The family of a 7 year-old is suing, after he almost died when a drug mixup by his pharmacy left him accidentally overdosed on the wrong medication. The pharmacist's mea culpa may not be nearly enough to avoid legal action and the threat of losing his...