PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Jordan Zimmermann pitched six solid innings, and Ian Desmond and Rick Ankiel homered to lead the Washington Nationals to a 5-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.
One of 22 drivers cited in a Manteca Police sting Monday morning for failing to stop for pedestrians at crosswalks had a medical reason for not being able to stop – his right foot was in a brace and his leg needed to be elevated.
Japanese maples are shade-loving trees. That is a wide belief, and that is a myth. So says Paul Jones who has spent more than 30 years collecting and propagating this popular garden staple and now has more than 200 varieties in his collection.
ATLANTA (AP) - Half the nation's overweight teens have unhealthy blood pressure, cholesterol or blood sugar levels that put them at risk for future heart attacks and other cardiac problems, new federal research says.
CHICAGO (AP) - President Barack Obama and NATO allies declared Sunday that the end of the long and unpopular Afghanistan war is in sight even as they struggled to hold their fighting force together in the face of dwindling patience and shaky unity.
Veteran Manteca Police officer Stephen Dowswell has been given $1,000 by the city refuse workers' Jeff J.B. Burkhardt Memorial Fund to help with his incidental needs as he recovers from a bone marrow transplant some 12 weeks ago in San Francisco.