| Sep 17, 2013
| 6:09 AM
Metal artist Jim Lakey didn't want anyone to confuse his 16-foot tall, 17-foot long metal structure going up in College Park for anything other than a bike rack.
That's why the Longwood artist literally spelled it out in large, metal capital letters for...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Wednesday is the last day in Baltimore with more daylight hours than nighttime until spring.
There will be about 12 hours, 1 minute of daylight, with sunrise at about 6:57 a.m. and sunset at 6:58 p.m. But the hours of daylight are shrinking by about 2...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 8:25 AM
If you ever want to know why Fort Lauderdale is so lovingly referred to as Fort Liquordale, hang out around the corner of Las Olas Boulevard and A1A late at night.
For more than 60 years, alcohol has been over-consumed at the two-story Elbo Room on...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 8:48 PM
WASHINGTON — As drug dealers go, Lori Ann Newhouse was strictly small time.
A high school dropout from a little Iowa town, Newhouse had three sons, a low-paying job as a telemarketer and a relentless methamphetamine habit. On St. Patrick's Day...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 8:18 AM
Kyle Aldridge died after stepping off a parade float being driven by his grandfather, who was preparing to steer onto the Annapolis route for the annual Fourth of July procession of dance teams, antique firetrucks and hand-shaking politicians.
| Jul 10, 2013
| 2:34 PM
With Independence Day just behind us and Labor Day not far away, this is the heart of parade season. And not only does everyone love a parade, as the old song goes, there are parades varied enough for everyone to love. In Connecticut they range from the...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Huntington Beach residents living in senior mobile home parks and fearing their conversion to parks with no age limits may get some protection from the city.
Council members voted 5-1 on Monday, with Mayor Pro Tem Matthew Harper dissenting and...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 11:50 AM
The Howard County police officer who was accused and acquitted of assaulting a man in an off-duty incident last year resigned Jan. 1 during the department's internal investigation, a police spokeswoman said Thursday.
Lawrence Cameron Cook, 31, of the...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 5:00 AM
So much in Los Angeles changes fast. Treasure the good things that don't.
"Hello, Doris!" goes the chorus of regulars at the Original Farmers Market, when they stop by to see Doris Perez, who has been there as long as they know.
Her first job was at...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:08 AM
Representatives of more than 200 charitable organizations plan to go door to door Wednesday on Capitol Hill to convince members of Congress that it would be a mistake to eliminate or reduce tax deductions for charitable donations.
“The Congress is...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 2:14 PM
Blind architect Chris Downey says that city planners and property owners should view future construction projects through a different set of eyes.
Downey's observations came during a daylong conference on water conservation and energy-efficient building...