DETROIT (AP) - It's been called one of medicine's "open secrets" - allowing patients to refuse treatment by a doctor or nurse of another race.
GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) - A Colorado teenager told a 911 dispatcher last fall that he kidnapped and killed a missing suburban Denver school girl and hid her remains in a crawl space at his mother's home, according to a recording played by a prosecutor in court Friday.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The former acting president of Southern Vermont College who apparently committed suicide after learning of embezzlement allegations against him cared deeply for the students and helped make the school a better place, college President Karen Gross said Friday.
The Agua Dulce Women's Club will host a fish fry on Friday, March 8, as a fundraiser for club outreach in the community.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The company that operates a medical helicopter that crash-landed outside an Oklahoma City nursing home early Friday, killing two people onboard and critically injuring a third, had just recently undergone an exhaustive accreditation process, officials said.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The big boys brought their little girls to see NASCAR's shining star.
Canyon Country-East, Zone 8, Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information. Snap Shot 02/11/2013 – 02/17/2013.
(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Senator Steve Knight (R-Antelope Valley) introduced a Senate Joint Resolution to urge the President and Congress to avert federal spending cuts known as "sequestration" on the Senate Floor.
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says six underground radioactive waste tanks at the nation's most contaminated nuclear site are leaking.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jermaine Jackson has a new, brighter surname - Jacksun. A Los Angeles judge approved the change to singer's name Friday. The 58-year-old, who shared lead singing duties with his younger brother Michael in the Jackson 5, did not appear in court. He sought the name change for "artistic reasons" and says it has nothing to do with a recent rift in his family over the care of Michael Jackson's children ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Pentagon on Friday grounded its fleet of F-35 fighter jets after discovering a cracked engine blade in one plane.
Coroner's investigators released the name Friday of a 6-year-old girl who died after being found not breathing in a Canyon Country home this week.
Santa Clarita Valley residents are invited to a free concert this Saturday benefiting the Santa Clarita Valley homeless shelter.
SANTA CLARITA - The Santa Clarita Community College District's 'AA' Bond Ratings have been reaffirmed by two independent financial ratings firms - Standard & Poor's and Fitch - in advance of the college's upcoming bond refunding, scheduled to take place later this month. In addition, the college's $20.4 million in outstanding certificates of participation (COPs) received an affirmed 'AA-' status.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The towering giant sequoias at Yosemite National Park would go unprotected from visitors who might trample their shallow roots. At Cape Cod National Seashore, large sections of the Great Beach would close to keep eggs from being destroyed if natural resource managers are cut.
"Obama's proposed voting commission under partisan fire from both sides."
The Jewish holiday of Purim begins this Saturday at sundown. Many Jewish synagogues are celebrating the festive holiday this weekend, which commemorates the story of Esther and the deliverance of the Jews from Haman.
Looking for a wonderful canine companion? Adopt a dog from AngelDogs Foundation Deaf Dog Ranch in Acton. All of our dogs are fixed, up to date on shots, and trained using hand signals. Deaf dogs are highly intelligent and really bond with their owners. They make fantastic pets. Here are just a few of the dogs available at our ranch:
It's cold out there. In much of the country, now's the time when home serves as a cozy refuge from the ice and snow. We light our fireplaces and wish for springtime.