Reforms show results, juvenile justice officials say

...from costly, far-off state facilities to programs in their hometowns where most sleep each night in their own homes. It costs...also adopted a new policy to place foster children in their hometowns wherever possible to maximize constancy, said Bobby Cagle...

Athletes give back to hometowns

...their respective sports but share a common commitment to their hometowns. Chavous, a second-year cornerback with the Arizona Cardinals...to provide lessons in life and football to the youth of his hometown. After two years as a linebacker for the Cincinnati Bengals...

Other sports
Rookies Odor, Bonilla lead Rangers past Braves

...to miss his sixth consecutive game in Sunday's series finale, costing the Dallas native a chance to play in front of the hometown crowd. ... Bogar said he hopes Baker will pitch again this season. The next chance would be Friday at the Los Angeles Angels...

Oscar Pistorius convicted of culpable homicide

...toilet door when he fired."The verdict is shocking to say the least," said Leonard Gray in Port Elizabeth, Steenkamp's hometown. "I feel sorry for Reeva Steenkamp's family because they're not going to get any closure."However, Shrina Padayachy...

5 children were killed at home, sheriff says

...maggots in his SUV.Three days later, he led police to the bodies on a remote hillside in Alabama.Social workers in Jones' hometown of Lexington released their entire 50-page file on Jones. Names of everyone except the father were redacted.In October...

FEMA Head: Securing hometown helps secure homeland

...for disasters that might strike their hometowns, the head of the Federal Emergency Management...we really do this job of securing the hometown, we secure the homeland," he said...millions of visitors who are not in their hometowns when disaster threatens, Brown said...

Sonic Spotlight: Scott Corliss

AGE: 44 HOMETOWNS: Portland, Ore., Lawrenceville, Ga. and Baltimore; moved to Augusta in 1999. OCCUPATION: IT Support, Fort Gordon PLAYS...

2003 Shrine Bowl Rosters

...The game will be played Dec. 20 in Rock Hill (players, positions, schools and hometowns). When there is no hometown listed, the school and the hometown are the same. South Carolina Shrine Bowl Roster Ivan Anderson, OL, Spartanburg...

High school
Profess your love of home

...you noticed the brief item in USA Today last week, but the national newspaper is working on a feature about why we love our hometowns. I take it they're going to use this in conjunction with Valentine's Day. Here's what they say they want: "You tell...

Bill Kirby
Charles Howell | The Masters

...In a bad way the first Masters I came to Larry Mize won, so I thought ... After a three-year hiatus from his hometown major, Charles Howell was content to leave the golf course Thursday at even par. ?I got off to a decent start, then made...