| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:20 PM
President Barack Obama on Tuesday approved disaster funding for 15 Illinois counties damaged during a deadly string of tornadoes downstate, a day after a group of Illinois lawmakers asked the president for emergency funding.
The president's disaster...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Just as things had begun to look glum this holiday season for coordinators of the local food bank, Loaves and Fishes, an anonymous donor heard their call for help and bestowed them with $20,000.
The donor's sizable gifts, including 15 shopping carts...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:55 PM
Monterey Park apologized Wednesday for accidentally sending out an emergency alert to mobile devices.
The text alert by the city 10 miles east of downtown Los Angeles led to a wave of confusion after it caused cellphones to buzz at 2:14 p.m.
| Dec 13, 2013
| 5:24 PM
President Obama signed a disaster declaration Friday for the state of California, making federal funds available for recovery efforts related to the massive Rim fire near Yosemite National Park.
The money is available to state and local governments and...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 9:23 PM
The worst thing you can do if you get a call from a debt collector is to panic. Stand tough even if they call you a deadbeat, threaten to throw you in jail or tell you they'll rat you out......
| Dec 20, 2013
| 11:35 AM
While many roadways were at least passable by Sunday night, the outlook for the week was less clear as most towns decided to keep their schools and municipal offices closed Monday, the governor urged employees to work from home and the state braced for...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 4:04 PM
Republicans continued to criticize President Obama and Senate Democrats on Monday for refusing to negotiate over the partial government shutdown that the House GOP instigated last week. And so far, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has also...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 12:38 PM
WASHINGTON -- After a taking the weekend off, President Obama resumed his public pounding of House Republicans on Monday even as a top aide laid out a possible avenue for defusing the fiscal fight that has frozen parts of the government and threatens a...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 9:47 AM
The Harford County Department of Emergency Services, in conjunction with Exelon Power, is notifying residents about testing dates this month and next for a new emergency warning siren system for the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station in neighboring York...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Gathering of the Vibes
July 25-28. Phil Lesh & Friends (2 nights), The Black Crowes, Gov't Mule, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Grace Potter & the Nocturnals, The Roots, Funky Meters, Galactic, John Butler Trio, Dark Star Orchestra, John Scofield Uberjam,...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:17 AM
A statewide Amber Alert remained in effect Wednesday morning for two San Diego children authorities say may have been abducted by a neighbor who allegedly killed their mother.
Authorities believe that James Lee DiMaggio, 40, may be en route to Canada or...