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New Year's Day

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  • Glen Burnie bomb suspect pleads guilty in federal court

    Glen Burnie bomb suspect pleads guilty in federal court
    A Glen Burnie man accused of endangering his neighbors by building bombs in his home pleaded guilty to a federal firearms charge Thursday. Todd Wheeler Jr. could receive up to 10 years in prison when he's sentenced in September. After his federal...
  • Runners overcome challenges en route to life together

     Runners overcome challenges en route to life together
    Daniela Hernandez, 27, and Lionel Garcia, 35, met on Facebook before ever meeting in person because they had so many mutual contacts, including sisters who volunteered with Paws Chicago animal shelter. Daniela, an analyst with the Cook County Board of...
  • Tinley Park appoints Deputy Police Chief

    Tinley Park appoints Deputy Police Chief
    As a child, Tinley Park's new deputy police chief thought his father's auxiliary police attire resembled a superhero outfit. Charles Faricelli, 43, said his father was head of the auxiliary department in Cedar Lake, Ind., which planted the earliest...
  • Vinoy House once was oilman's winter home

    Vinoy House once was oilman's winter home
    How historic is St. Petersburg's Historic Vinoy House? Well, it was built in 1910 to serve as a winter getaway for wealthy Pennsylvania oilman Aymer Vinoy Laughner, whose middle name has been immortalized in the Mediterranean Revival masterpiece known...
  • F.V. superintendent announces his retirement

    Fountain Valley School District Supt. Marc Ecker announced late Thursday that he is retiring at the end of 2014. Ecker, 64, made his announcement during the district's board meeting. He will have served for 18 1/2 years when he steps down on New Year's...
  • Go Away With ... Ransom Riggs

    Go Away With ... Ransom Riggs
    Filmmaker and New York Times bestselling author Ransom Riggs is best known for his "Miss Peregrine" books ("Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children and "Hollow City: The Second Novel of Miss Peregrine's Children"). An avid traveler, Riggs, 35, says...
  • Rory McIlroy breaks off engagement to tennis star Caroline Wozniacki

    Rory McIlroy breaks off engagement to tennis star Caroline Wozniacki
    It was only a few days ago that Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki sent out wedding invitations. Now, one of sport's glitziest power couples has abruptly split, with the golfer from Northern Ireland announcing Wednesday that he has broken off his...
  • AAC Tournament Primer: Focus On Guards, Hall Of Fame Coaches

    MEMPHIS — The first American Athletic Conference men's basketball tournament is here, and it caps an inaugural season of celebration. The emerging league prominently featured terrific guards and coaches. "There was a lot of talk about what it was,...
  • Director Jim Jarmusch on the Challenges of Financing Indie Films

    About eight years ago, Tilda Swinton received a call from her director pal Jim Jarmusch on New Year's Eve, saying, "Hey man, let's make a vampire movie." "I would make any movie that Jim would propose to me, frankly," Swinton said on Wednesday night...
  • Molly's solo act: Newly separated, focus is on new book and raising her family

    Molly's solo act: Newly separated, focus is on new book and raising her family
    Molly Shattuck opens the front door of her sprawling brick North Baltimore home in a blur of color and energy. It's 10 a.m. on a gray February day, and she's wearing a tight purple dress that highlights her famously firm physique. Her blond hair is...
  • High hopes in Mile-High City as marijuana activists party in Denver

    Like St. Patrick's Day in Boston or New Year's Eve in New York City, April 20 seems to have a found an epicenter in Denver. The annual global celebration of marijuana drew tens of thousands of people this weekend to festivals in Denver, the capital of...