| Jul 5, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Four children were killed early Saturday when a fire that apparently started on a porch spread quickly to neighboring rowhouses in Southwest Philadelphia, engulfing eight of them in flames, officials said.
The victims were identified as twin 4-year-old...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 1:49 PM
The Ebola virus would be terrifying no matter where it struck: It’s a disease with no cure that causes headaches and fever, severe diarrhea, vomiting and bleeding and has been known to kill up to 90% of its victims.
But in a corner of West Africa,...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 5:17 AM
A fire in the Oaks of Boca apartment complex on Wednesday left a family's home uninhabitable, according to a Boca Raton Fire Rescue press release.
Fire fighters responded to the complex at 644 Northwest 13th Street at about 1:53 p.m. and found smoke...
| Jul 2, 2014
Wireless phone carrier T-Mobile for years ignored fraudulent charges being placed on its customers' phone bills and made hundreds of millions of dollars from them, the Federal Trade Commission alleged in a lawsuit Tuesday.
But T-Mobile called the FTC...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 2:07 PM
T-Mobile ignored fraudulent charges being placed on its customers phone bills for years and made hundreds of millions of dollars from it, the Federal Trade Commission alleged Tuesday.
However, T-Mobile called the FTC suit "unfounded and without merit"...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 3:31 PM
"Fine Wine, Cheese and Chocolate Tasting." How tempting. On a recent balmy, early evening at Glendale's Forest Lawn Museum, more than 100 guests decided to skip slaving over a hot stove and, instead, enjoyed being served a light repast fit for a king....
| Jun 30, 2014
| 1:08 PM
Whenever there is some global catastrophe, we break out the checkbook, sending a donation to the Red Cross. Whether it's an earthquake in Haiti or a tsunami in Japan, many people's natural inclination is to send money to one of world's best-known...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 3:35 PM
A military judge isn't backing down from his order to the U.S. government to provide defense lawyers with details of the accused USS Cole bomber's odyssey through the CIA's secret prisons, but he may let prosecutors shield identities of some agents,...
| Jun 23, 2014
Adolph Kiefer was about to do the backstroke.
Which promised a memorable moment for the awe-struck lap swimmer who was watching.
It was Kiefer's backstroke that launched him to glory in the 1936 Berlin Olympics, where he won the gold in the 100...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 6:33 AM
Dania Beach wants its residents and businesses to be proactive and prepared this hurricane season.
To that end, several city departments recently collaborated to host the first-ever Dania Beach Hurricane PreparaThon.
"I know the importance of...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 3:50 PM