Michelle Renne Leach
I'm Michelle Renne Leach, an independent writer, reporter, editor, consultant and communications specialist. I've developed news articles, features, press releases, TV and radio scripts, whitepapers, blog posts, and other memorable content for media outlets, news services and organizations in Sydney, Australia, London, U.K., Washington, D.C., Chicago, the active Detroit-area Flint market and throughout America's Heartland. Name an industry, I've probably written about it. Name a type of communication, I've probably developed it. A passionate storyteller at heart, I take pride in consistently bringing topics to light and to life across communication type and media.
Addiction expert: Why teen celeb chose prison over rehab
As Amber Portwood reports to prison, Creative Care Malibu's Dr. Karen Khaleghi said understanding the reality star's decision to forgo continued treatment for a five-year prison term really isn't about "choice."
5 Health Risks Associated With Video Games
10 Numbers Outlining America's Obesity Epidemic
5 Ways Stress May Help Your Body
10 Numbers to Watch For a Healthier Lifestyle
10 Strange But True FBI Files
5 Controversial Theories About the Discovery of America
5 Regime Changes That Went From Bad to Worse
Witness to Westroads Mall tragedy ... Recalls what was deadliest mall attack
Before there was Colorado, there was Westroads Mall in Omaha, Nebraska. On the afternoon of Dec. 5, 2007, 19-year-old Robert Hawkins stepped off the elevator and on to the third floor of the Von Maur department store. Inexplicably, he opened fire. In 90 to 120 seconds, Hawkins struck a dozen people before turning the gun on himself, taking six lives immediately, with two more victims dying from their injuries on the way to hospitals.
Costs, aging infrastructure barriers to safe structures
State of Online Auctions: Going? Going? Going?
Unlike its slow-to-change offline predecessor, the online auction has gone through some rocky reincarnations in the past few years. Still, don't expect online auctions to go the way of the dinosaur -at least, not anytime soon.