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CBS NewsThe dangerous activity of binge drinking -- defined as consuming four or more alcoholic drinks at one time -- can take a toll on anyone's health. And, as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals in a new report, it's an under-recognized...
WALTER R. MEARS,Associated PressSIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — George S. McGovern, a proud liberal who argued fervently against the Vietnam War as a senator from South Dakota and suffered one of the most crushing defeats in presidential election history against Richard Nixon in 1972,...
MONTE SERENO, Calif. (AP) — A family member says painter Thomas Kinkade battled alcoholism over the past several years and had a relapse just before his death at his home in Santa Clara County. Kinkade's brother, Patrick, tells the San Jose Mercury...
South Bend TribuneCASSOPOLIS — A Dowagiac man with a drinking problem and a penchant for assaulting people at parties has one last opportunity to avoid prison. On Friday in Cass County Circuit Court, Judge Michael Dodge handed Scott Barney, 27, a one-year jail...
Tags: Prisons, Health, Punishment, Methamphetamine (drug), Prisons
South Bend TribuneCASSOPOLIS — On Dec. 16, an 87-year-old Dowagiac area woman was startled to find someone entering her home through her bathroom window. The intruder was Becky Dehring, 32, of Niles, who had been in the victim’s home before as a guest. But...
Tags: Prisons, Punishment, Trials, Prisons, Vicodin (drug)
SOUTH BEND — A homeless man who died after being found on a downtown sidewalk Tuesday was a Vietnam veteran who battled alcohol addiction, according to a family member. The man, identified as Dick Scott, was found by police lying on the ground...
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BELMAR, N.J. (AP) — A homeless New Jersey man whose videotaped beating was posted on YouTube, leading to an outpouring of charity, has suffered a seizure. The Asbury Park Press (http://on.app.com/vxeIH0 ) reports David Ivins was at the Belmar...
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — A worker cleaning up the remnants of a major oil spill in southwestern Michigan found an old liquor bottle with a message inside. The writing was hard to read but there was a telephone number, which belonged to a 93-year-...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fire officials say about three dozen people from a District of Columbia addiction rehabilitation clinic have been hospitalized for carbon monoxide poisoning, three in serious condition. Spokesman Pete Piringer says firefighters...
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Betty Ford returned Wednesday to the city where she grew up and wed the man who became the only president from Michigan, prompting hundreds to line the streets in front of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum as her...
Tags: Executive Branch, Health, Betty Ford, Politics, Elections
CASSOPOLIS — A Dowagiac man who repaid an ex-girlfriend’s act of kindness by stealing her tax refund will have upward of a year in jail to reflect on his crime. Cass County Circuit Court Judge Michael Dodge handed down the 365-day sentence...
Tags: Human Interest, Prisons, Punishment, Trials, Crimes
SOUTH BEND — Cars speed by the spot where Brent King died, hidden behind the cold white steel of a abandoned garage, his tomb for the past month until his discovery Wednesday. No one really knows how long Brent King's body lay lifeless in the...
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