| Feb 20, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Federal officials announced Tuesday that the number of deaths by overdose in the United States rose for the 11th consecutive year. Prescription drugs caused more than half of the fatalities. Perhaps it's time to make some changes? You don't need to be...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 9:19 AM
Graydon "Woody" Woods grew up on a western Pennsylvania farm, married an Allentown girl during World War II and went to Europe with the Army's 28th Infantry Division.
Pfc. Woods fought in the hedgerows of Normandy and paraded before cheering throngs in...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 5:17 AM
An Aberdeen woman arrested after a synthetic drug bust at Skeleton Key gallery in August was sentenced Wednesday to prison.
Sherri M. Bauer, 40, pleaded guilty to one count of possession of with intent to distribute synthetic cannabis and one count...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 1:51 PM
No life should be reduced to a narrative.
It's too tempting to tie up the loose ends. To miss the minutiae that make each of us human. To find reason where there is none.
So the abrupt, far too early end of author Bridget Zinn's life doesn't need to...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 10:07 AM
Editor’s note: Taken from the Danville 911 records, the Police Blotter represents a history of the initial calls and the information used by the dispatcher to send officers to investigate complaints. It is not necessarily an indication of what the...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 5:46 PM
Of the countless painful decisions surrounding a loved one's end-of-life care, among the trickiest is how to provide physical comfort in a way that also provides a dignified ending.
"For end of life, the opioids are very important for pain management,...
| Mar 9, 2013
The handsome young man sitting in the pink parlor chair radiates restlessness, a disdain for social conventions and undeniable self-satisfaction.
The impatience in Richard Caton Woodville's "Self-Portrait with Flowered Wallpaper" can be detected in...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 11:36 AM
Gene Robert Bowser Jr., 37, of Aberdeen, was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years in prison without the benefit of parole, for possession with intent to distribute hydrocodone, an opiate narcotic, by Harford County Circuit Court Judge M. Elizabeth Bowen for...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 12:01 PM
The Medical Board of California has launched an investigation into a string of 16 fatal overdoses tied to powerful narcotics prescribed by a prominent Orange County physician.
Dr. Van Vu, a pain management specialist in Huntington Beach, was featured in...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 6:37 PM
Crying as she testified, a former scheduler for Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold told a judge Friday that she emptied her boss' urinary catheter bag several times during the workday and went along with planting signs for his 2010 re-...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 3:49 AM
COLUMBUS, Ind. (AP) — The Indiana Supreme Court has declined to hear the appeal of a woman convicted of fatally poisoning her estranged husband to collect on an insurance policy.
Bartholomew County Prosecutor Bill Nash tells The Republic (http://...