| Jan 9, 2013
Last week, Tammy Baldwin was sworn in as the first openly gay U. S. senator.
If you've ever had the privilege to hear Tammy Baldwin speak in person, you may hear her confess Geraldine Ferraro, who in 1984 became the first female Vice Presidential...
| Apr 26, 2013
The cure has taken 25 years for retired Smithfield police officer, Kurt Beach. In his first week on the job, in January 1988, Beach used mouth-to-mouth resuscitation in an attempt to save the life of a baby with a bloody breathing tube. He tears up as...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 1:10 PM
The American Red Cross is holding a blood drive April 13 in honor of local resident Brian Mahon.
This event is to be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Galleria Mall in Johnstown, near Aunt Annie’s Pretzels. It is being sponsored by Our Town....
| Mar 27, 2013
| 11:40 AM
No matter where 13-year-old Trey Sturgell goes, 6-year-old Trace is almost never very far behind. He looks up to his big brother, whom he knows as Bubby
"I love him,” Trace said on a recent day.
One day last August, the brothers were...
| Jan 30, 2013
A diagnosis of hepatitis C — a stubborn virus that is a common cause of chronic liver disease — can be devastating. In 2007, it passed HIV/AIDS in annual deaths, with more than 17,000 annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control...
| Feb 13, 2013
An article in the Feb. 15, 1913, edition of The Argus reported on the culmination of a long-distance romance sparked by a meeting during a tour of Canadian gold mines.
Three thousand miles across the continent to Tacoma, Wash., Miss Ethel Patterson, of...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 9:18 AM
WASHINGTON (AP)— Deaths from liver-destroying hepatitis C are on the rise, and new data shows baby boomers especially should take heed — they are most at risk.
Federal health officials are considering whether anyone born between 1945 and 1965...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 3:45 PM
A silent killer is among us, no joke.
You could be walking around with hepatitis C, and not even know it.
We're not just talking about high risk people, such as IV drug users.
Baby boomers, those born between 1945 and 1965 could be at risk, one in 33...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 6:23 AM
PASADENA, Calif. (KTLA) -- A national non-profit organization helped give a Temple City couple their dream wedding on Monday.
Manny Sosa was abused so badly during childhood, he required a blood transfusion, which was later found to be tainted with a...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 7:35 PM
An 11-year-old boy was shot in the upper body this afternoon in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, police said.
The boy was shot near West 59th Street and South Stewart Avenue about 4 p.m., police said.
He was walking with his brother along...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 4:49 PM
Those who work in public safety consider themselves part of a brotherhood. But for the purposes of organ donation, a brother in blue may not be quite family enough, as Officer Gene Cassidy is finding out.
Cassidy was shot in the head 27 years ago in West...