LOS ANGELES -- Daylight saving time ends this weekend in the United Kingdom, where the Brits will turn back their clocks one hour at 2 a.m. Sunday morning. But Mayer Hillman wishes they wouldn't. Preserving that extra hour of daylight at the end of the day would make it a whole lot easier for people to go outside and engage in some physical activity -- something that would improve public health, he argues in an essay published this week in The British Medical Journal.
SEATTLE (MCT) -- A 12-year-old Duvall, Wash., boy, charged with assaulting and harassing members of his family, talked of plans to kill about 20 students and teachers at Tolt Middle School in Carnation, Wash., according to court documents.
Rebecca S. Parrett wasn't a typical fugitive.
The 62-year-old felon was living an upper-middle-class existence amid the cobblestone streets of Ajijic, a rustic, Lakeside village in west-central Mexico. She settled along the northern shore of Lake Chapala, a popular destination for U.S. and Canadian retirees.
ATHENS -- Ohio University police found 12 guns at the house of a laid-off employee who had threatened to shoot up two university buildings, authorities said yesterday.
Mark Hopton, 48, formerly OU's assistant vice president for business services, was charged Wednesday with making terrorist threats after reportedly telling a current employee he was "angry enough to shoot people in the HDL Center and HR Center."
Huddle up and get ready to tackle hours of digital fun as Kurt Warner's Good Sports Gang enters the mobile technology world with new sports-themed apps for iPad, iPhone and iTouch with a complementary interactive online community in the works.
Relationships today can be as transitory as a click of the "defriend" button on Facebook, as superficial as prattling on about your cute kids and clueless boss on some blurry Skype feed.
Face time has given way to Facebook -- or texting or other social media advancements that can sometimes be anything but sociable.
The Huron County Airport's future has been the subject of much discussion lately.
One side is saying the airport does provide an economic development tool the county can use, while the other is pushing for the sale of the airport to Summit Motorsports Park to aid in its expansion.
Last week I gave you a sketch of the building which stood until recently at 37 W. Main St. and its connection with long-time Norwalk physician Dr. Edwin N. Hawley. Apparently he was well-educated and up-to-date, as I said last week.