| 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 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 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 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 8, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Lake Worth's Rose Arsenault was excited to learn that the 2016 AYSO National Games are headed to Wellington.
She said the event would not only bring spectators and revenue to the area, but more importantly memories that will last a lifetime. She knows...
| 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 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 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...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Hometown Broadway star Norm Lewis will join veteran country singer Emmylou Harris and nine-time Grammy winner Sheryl Crow as headliners in a nearly three-week celebration of Orlando's new performing-arts center.
Dubbed the "Grand Premiere," next month'...