• Sperm donor reforms 'long time coming'
• Suspect says pants caused fire
• Lawmakers leave state with surplus of $26 million
• Girls find life with half a brain is difficult choice
• Victims of fatal Chinese fire hold march
• Search called off when man is found
• Judge not convinced murder victim is alive
• French add Alzheimer's to benefits of red wine
• Yuma woman gives birth at port of entry
• Girl, 10, improves after fatal crash
• Officer shoots woman with butcher knife
• Search for woman in fertilized egg suit goes nationwide
William M. Dowd is a local writer and photographer who specializes in food, drink and destinations at Dowd's Guides.