Miles Bryan appears in the following:
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Chicago passed a grim milestone earlier this month — the city has had more than 700 homicides this year. The violence, the worst since 1998, has police and politicians scrambling.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Glenn Baker is what hospitals call a superutilizer, coming into the ER again and again with multiple health issues made worse by homelessness. So a Chicago hospital decided to offer him a home.
Thursday, February 18, 2016
The rural homeless often crash with friends or stay in cheap motels on cold nights due to a lack of shelters. But this means homeless tallies miss them — and the state gets less funding to help them.
Friday, December 25, 2015
The first mosque recently opened its doors in the rural town of Gillette, Wyo. It didn't get much attention at first, but then a group of locals started a Facebook group called "Stop ...
Monday, November 02, 2015
Across the country, small towns are beginning to pass LGBT non-discrimination ordinances where state legislatures have failed to implement them. Advocates say it's a start, but still not enough.
Wednesday, June 03, 2015
Hospitals in some states have begun tracking the names of patients who show up repeatedly seeking opioids. Denying these patients pills saves hospitals money, but some doctors question the ethics.
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Federal laws require states to keep lists of convicted sex offenders, including juveniles. But recently, the practice of registering minors has come under scrutiny.
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
Administrators are trying new recruiting tactics and offering bonuses to make up for the shortfall. But for now, open shifts in some states have to be covered with mandatory overtime.
Monday, November 10, 2014
Workplace discrimination against gay people is legal in 29 states. So some LGBT people have filed discrimination claims using a legal argument from a 1989 Supreme Court case about gender stereotypes.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Waitlists for vouchers in big cities are often years long, or closed altogether. So some people seeking housing aid are heading to small cities, like Cheyenne, Wyo., because of shorter wait times.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Wyoming may soon become the latest state to legalize same-sex marriage. But if it does, it will join a number of states where gay marriage is legal, but where being gay can also get you fired.
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Construction is booming once again in the Gulf Coast, Midwest and Rocky Mountain states. But there are about 20 percent fewer skilled workers in construction than there were in 2008.
Saturday, June 07, 2014
If you leave Los Angeles, Calif., on Interstate 10 and head east for about 40 miles, you'll run into a quintessentially suburban phenomenon: the opening of a subdivision.
At one such development called College Park in Chino, Calif., the lawns are bright green, the D.J. is spinning classic rock and ...
Sunday, May 25, 2014
The first thing you notice about Andy Ramirez is his 1988 Toyota truck.
The bed is pretty small, but Ramirez has built it up with wooden sidings supported by metal bars welded to the hood. Almost every day, he will try and fill it up with scrap metal from the ...
Monday, May 12, 2014
These days more and more foods are straddling the line between prepared and unprepared, taxable and nontaxable. And that leaves policymakers with a strange conundrum: what to do about pizza.
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Go hunting for the best barbecue in America and you might end up in a city that surprises you: Los Angeles. Specifically, the L.A. neighborhood known as Koreatown.
I'm talking about Korean barbecue. If you're unfamiliar, that's thinly sliced, marinated meat grilled right in front of you. Trust me, it's ...
Friday, April 18, 2014
It's a sunny afternoon at Kelly's Collective, a medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles, and Nikki Esquibel is getting stoned. But you wouldn't know it.
The 19-year-old, who has a medical prescription for marijuana, is "smoking" pot with a handheld vaporizer, or a vape pen. It's sleek, black, and virtually ...
Sunday, February 09, 2014
Forest Lawn is a big name in the funeral business, and it has funeral homes all across Southern California. Most are stately, sprawling estates. But the Glendale location is a little different.
First off, it's tiny — the size of a typical funeral home bathroom. Second, there aren't any coffins ...
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
On Sunday, we
told you about bartenders who are up in arms about a new California law that makes it illegal for culinary workers to touch uncooked food with their bare hands. Turns out, sushi chefs are ticked off, too.
For sushi chefs, crafting sashimi or a great roll ...