Canadian gold-medalist arrested, charged with kidnapping

Wednesday, December 27, 2006 Canadian gold-medalist Myriam Bédard is facing a January 5 extradition hearing from the United States, after she was arrested and charged with abducting her 12-year old daughter Maude. The Biathalon athlete is arguing she should be allowed to return to Canada on her own. Bédard had taken her daughter to Washington […]

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Drug, alcohol, tobacco abuse rising among California teens

Tuesday, May 2, 2006 California high school students’ consumption of alcohol, tobacco and illegal drugs is headed up, according to a nationwide study of teen substance abuse released in April. The report, released by the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, compared substance abuse statistics from their latest survey, in 2004, with statistics […]

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