Tippecanoe County, Ind. judge Loretta Rush, interviewed by the Journal & Courier of Lafayette, Ind., underscored parental drug use as a major risk factor in a child's drifting into substance abuse.
Scientists at China's Agricultural University in Beijing announced that they had produced human breast milk from genetically modified dairy cows and expect supplies to be available in supermarkets within three years. Employing technology once used to produce the sheep "Dolly," researchers created a herd of 300 modified cows, which yielded milk that was reported as "sweeter" and "stronger" than typical cow milk.
"The streets of 47th Street are literally paved with gold," said one of New York City's gold wranglers, as he, down on all fours and manipulating tweezers, picked specks of gold, silver and jewels that had fallen off of clothing and jewelry racks as they were rolled from trucks into stores.
Earlier this year a baby was born to Canadians Kathy Witterick and David Stocker, but seven months later, they still have not revealed to family or friends whether little "Storm" is a boy or a girl.
It is not the most popular fetish, but a few men do don raincoats and climb down into public outhouse pits.
'Boom' right back at ya According to a bailiff, convicted car thief Thomas Done, 33, spent almost a half-hour at his sentencing "shucking and jiving" Ogden, Utah, Judge Michael Lyon before finally finagling probation - instead of 15 years in prison - by expressing parental love for his young daughter and blaming his recidivist criminality on his girlfriend's infidelity. However, literally seconds after Judge Lyon announced probation, Done, noticing his girlfriend in the courtroom, made ...
The city of Daytona Beach Shores, Fla., agreed to pay $195,000 to settle a lawsuit in which six people claim they were strip-searched unlawfully by police.
Emerging democracies typically exhibit growing pains as they develop stability. For example, in Afghanistan's parliament, one female legislator attacked another with her shoe - and then dodged the second lady's flying water bottle before colleagues separated them. Older democracies, however, act more maturely. Except perhaps in California - where an Italian-American legislator got into a shoving match with a colleague whom he thought had made a "Sopranos"-type slur about recent legislation. And in the mature ...
Military veteran Joshua Price, 26, was arrested after police in a Chicago suburb found child pornography and 1,700 photos of dismembered women on his computer, but at a court hearing, Price explained that his photographs were a necessary escape from war-related trauma.
In May, in Rensselaer, N.Y., and in June, in Bluefield, W.Va., two men, noticing that police were investigating nearby, became alarmed and fled out of fear of being arrested - since both were certain that there were active warrants out on them.
It was a 2004 gang-related murder that had frustrated Los Angeles police for four years until a homicide investigator, paging through gangbangers' photographs for another case, spotted an elaborate tattoo on the chest of Anthony Garcia. Evidently, that 2004 killing was such a milestone in Garcia's life that he had commemorated the liquor store crime scene on his chest. The investigation was reopened, eventually leading to a surreptitious confession by Garcia and, in ...
Britain's Ben Wilson is one artist with the entire field to himself - the only painter who creates finely detailed masterpieces on flattened pieces of chewing gum found on London sidewalks.
A 38-year-old man, unidentified in news reports, was hospitalized in Princeton, W.Va., in October 1992 with gunshot wounds.
"Science does not trump the testimony of individuals," said Detroit prosecutor Marilyn Eisenbraun, explaining her office's decision to disregard DNA evidence that the University of Michigan's Innocence Clinic said exonerates Karl Vinson, 56, who has spent 25 years in prison for rape.
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody? President Obama will speak before Congress tonight just like it's a State of the Union address. A cabinet member is kept out of the building in case of a catastrophe. That's so he can be cloned to rebuild the Obama Administration and take us the rest of the way down. Jimmy Hoffa introduced Obama in Detroit Monday by urging the president to take out the Republicans. No ...