http://www.pjstar.com/article/20131231/NEWS/131239833/1994/NEWS : OAKLAND, Calif. — A California hospital and family are embroiled in a harrowing legal and medical fight that has reignited the debate about when machines keeping a severely brain-damaged person alive should be turned off.
http://www.pjstar.com/article/20131231/NEWS/131239834/1994/NEWS : OAKLAND, Calif. — A California hospital is unwilling to allow an outside doctor to fit a 13-year-old declared brain dead after tonsil surgery with the breathing and feeding tubes that would allow her to be safely transferred to another facility, its lawyer said Tuesday.
http://www.pjstar.com/article/20131231/NEWS/131239836/1994/NEWS : CANTON — The owner of Canton’s Skateland was arrested Monday in a case of aggravated criminal sexual abuse to a person under the age of 18, the Canton Police Department said Tuesday.
Stephen J. Lloyd, 66, was taken into custody at Skateland, 1040 W. Hickory St., after the department served a search warrant at 9:15 a.m. It was served based on allegations of criminal sexual abuse and possession of child pornography.
Lloyd remained in Fulton County Jail in […]
http://www.pjstar.com/article/20131231/NEWS/131239837/1994/NEWS : CANTON — Two Canton men were charged last week with multiple counts of unlawful possession and delivery of heroin following a three-month investigation by authorities.
Samuel D. Widger, 22, is charged with three counts of unlawful delivery of a controlled substance, heroin. He is being held in Fulton County Jail in Lewistown on $125,000 bond.
Garrett M. Chester, 22, is charged with one count of unlawful possession of heroin with intent to deliver, one […]
http://www.pjstar.com/article/20131231/NEWS/131239838/1994/NEWS : Illinois’ payments to its pension systems will increase by only $100 million in the next budget, according to a report issued by the state’s pension actuary Tuesday.
The increase is substantially smaller than in the previous two years when the state was required to add about $1 billion each year to its pension payments to meet funding requirements.
The report, issued through Auditor General William Holland’s office, said the state will be required to pay about […]