June 30, 2016


Archives for July 4, 2007

Hospital investigates patients’ deaths

Angela Rozas and David Heinzmann Chicago Tribune    CHICAGO — Authorities have been reviewing the cases of two more University of Chicago Hospitals patients in an investigation into whether large doses of insulin may have contributed to recent patient deaths, police said Tuesday.    The Chicago Tribune reported Tuesday that police were investigating the possibility Read More…

Fisherman catches piranha in North Carolina river: ‘I hadn’t seen anything like it before’

   MOUNT HOLLY, N.C. (AP) — A fisherman looking to catch a catfish for dinner instead reeled in a fish that flashed its teeth and bit his knife.    Jerry Melton, 46, was fishing in the Catawba River last week when he caught what state wildlife officials later identified as a piranha, a South American Read More…

The Other Woman Is Well-Known

Duke Helfand and Steve Hymon Los Angeles Times    LOS ANGELES — At 4 p.m. on June 8, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa issued a terse statement announcing that he and his wife Corina were separating after 20 years of marriage.    Two hours later, Telemundo television anchor Mirthala Salinas delivered the story to her Read More…