| Aug 6, 2012
| 5:18 AM
Formidable early-season opponents for Virginia and Virginia Tech football are losing projected starters.
The most recent news broke Saturday night, when the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Ken Sugiura reported that Georgia Tech cornerback Louis...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 12:00 PM
The Food and Drug Administration proposed recently to limit the quantity of tiny “mites” that could occupy imported cheese, even though living, crawling mites are a feature desired by aficionados. (“Cheese is absolutely alive!”...
| Jun 16, 2013
Eighty houses. In about a year, my wife and I had toured 80 homes — hundreds more if you count online searches.
If you're not an insurance salesman, cat burglar or (like us) first-time home buyers in a wacky Atlanta housing market, you've probably...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 5:20 PM
The Chicago Tribune has won three national awards for its series “Playing With Fire,” an investigation of toxic flame retardants and the deceptive campaigns that two powerful industries waged to promote the chemicals.
Among the awards is...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 5:47 AM
A company president accused of slapping a crying child on a Delta Air Lines flight to Atlanta has been let go, a spokesman for his parent company confirmed to The Associated Press Sunday.
Joe Rickey Hundley, president of Unitech Composites and Structures...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Prior to last season's ACC men's basketball tournament, North Carolina State coach Mark Gottfried left little doubt about how he thought his team looked alongside Virginia coach Tony Bennett's squad when comparing NCAA tournament resumes.
| Jan 22, 2013
| 9:55 AM
“Fulton Jail Will Get Working Cell Locks,” read the Dec. 19 Atlanta Journal-Constitution headline. The county commission serving Atlanta had finally voted to break a longstanding 3-3 tie that prevented buying new jailhouse locks -- even...
| May 11, 2013
| 2:12 PM
In the black market of Maryland's prisons and jails, where the right price can secure cellphones and drugs, transactions unfold through a complex system of currency. Among the key elements: 14-digit codes, prepaid debit cards and text messages.
| Apr 23, 2013
| 8:26 AM
Late Monday mornings are usually reserved for work. You know, jobs, parenthood, errands. But when David Glenn, publisher of the ACC Sports Journal, tweeted that the conference’s 15 current and future members had agreed to a media grant of rights,...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 12:51 PM
Toni Braxton -- who was born in Severn, Md. -- just might be singing the blues about the real estate market.
Her home in Atlanta, recently foreclosed on, is now for sale for $1.1 million, TMZ reports. And according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution,...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 8:31 PM
Al Groh is smart, in matters football and otherwise, well-spoken and occasionally charming. Like many of us, he is also arrogant, defensive and defiant, and the intensity of those traits rendered him ill-suited to be a head coach, witness his demise at...