| Oct 18, 2014
| 10:14 PM
Jerry Wagner's life was guided by two forces. One was his concern for his community, which he exhibited through service in the General Assembly, town politics and the judiciary; when he died last month, he was the Hartford district's oldest active judge....
| Oct 4, 2014
Corona del Mar's dozen dolphin topiaries will be replaced with younger, svelte versions, probably in November, a city spokeswoman said.
The existing topiaries date to 1993, when early members of the Corona del Mar Business Improvement District added...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 10:05 AM
If next month produces a big Republican year, with the GOP gaining control of the Senate and expanding its majority in the House, it will say little or nothing about 2016, when a presidential electorate and a very different Senate class combine to...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 8:19 AM
The San Diego Zoo this week began construction of a new habitat area for critically endangered Asian leopards.
The area, set for completion by next Memorial Day, will accomodate the zoo's two male Amur leopards and two female snow leopards. The two...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Karmen Bailey Walker didn't know yet about the traffic stop or the gunfire, but she knew in her gut the gravity of what she was seeing: Prince George's County police cruisers streaming past her on the highway.
A phone call confirmed what she dreaded...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 5:51 AM
A dismembered body found in an isolated cabin near Idaho City appears to be an Idaho man who vanished 14 years ago while in the company of the son of a Chicago hit man, authorities said on Wednesday.
Idaho State Police detectives said the skeletal...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 12:09 PM
Bekki and Matt Anderson don't expect to see each other much this week, especially not on Saturday, Matt's birthday.
"Matt's crazy busy right now," Bekki says. When she is on vacation from teaching in the summer, "Matt is busiest," working most weekends....
| Oct 8, 2014
| 6:36 PM
Over Memorial Day weekend in 2010, one of California's most powerful regulators hosted a small dinner party at his vacation home on the rugged Sonoma County coast for two top officials at Pacific Gas & Electric Co.
The host was Michael Peevey, a...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Sony's female-led reboot of its "Ghostbusters" franchise is gaining momentum with "The Heat" writer Katie Dippold re-teaming with director Paul Feig.
Feig confirmed the news Wednesday on Twitter:
It's official. I'm making a new Ghostbusters & writing it...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 6:30 PM
SALMON Idaho (Reuters) - A dismembered body found in an isolated cabin near Idaho City appears to be an Idaho man who vanished 14 years ago while in the company of the son of a Chicago hit man, authorities said on Wednesday.
Idaho State Police detectives...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 12:30 PM
I hail reporter Mark Puente and The Baltimore Sun for your investigative report on Baltimore police officers' excessive use of force and the astronomical financial and psychological costs of this to our city ("Undue Force: Suits against police cost...