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  • No more Mr. News Guy -- L.A. anchor Kent Shocknek signs off

    No more Mr. News Guy -- L.A. anchor Kent Shocknek signs off
    Notice something missing from your TV news this week? It's Kent Shocknek, who spoke to The Times two days before signing off Friday, after 31 years in the anchor chair on two stations, KNBC and KCBS/KCAL. He so fits the role, he got anchor cameos in the...
  • Fall Guide: Health walks and events

    Each fall, health organizations organize events to support their causes, and to raise funds and awareness for a litany of the diseases that afflict us. At the same time, numerous others offer health fairs and screenings, often free of charge, to aid in...
  • At least 40 families displaced by Elk Grove apartment fire

    At least 40 families displaced by Elk Grove apartment fire
    A fire in Elk Grove Village damaged one wing of an apartment building and displaced at least 40 families Tuesday night. The fire started around 5:30 p.m. in a first-floor unit of the apartment building in the 900 block of Ridge Square, according to...
  • Audrey Diamond: Volunteer led life of service, adventure, love

    Audrey Diamond: Volunteer led life of service, adventure, love
    Audrey Earle Diamond was a wife, mother, teacher and adventurer whose volunteerism defined her life. Diamond was such a devoted volunteer for Hospice of the Comforter that the Central Florida nonprofit named one of its highest volunteer honors after...
  • Red Cross says U.S. coalition must uphold rules of war in Syria strikes

    GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States and its allies must comply with the rules of war in carrying out air strikes on Islamist targets in Iraq and Syria, a senior official of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Tuesday. The...
  • The Eagles' latest emergency OL configuration

    OK, so here's the latest about what's going on up front with the Eagles' offense. Matt Tobin is back to practicing fully this week for the first time this season, so he is working with the first team at left guard. Dennis Kelly is at right guard....
  • Eric Frein search continues, Pocono Mountain schools reopen

    Eric Frein search continues, Pocono Mountain schools reopen
    Students in the Pocono Mountain School District returned to school under tight security Tuesday morning as police continued to search for Eric Frein, the survivalist and military buff accused of fatally shooting one state trooper and seriously wounding...
  • Carol E. Hackney, farmer

    Carol E. Hackney, farmer
    Carol Elizabeth Hackney, who worked in agriculture management and had a Carroll County farm, died of stroke complications Aug. 29 at the Fairhaven Retirement Community in Sykesville. The Eldersburg resident was 86. Born in Baltimore, she was the...
  • 'He's a hero': Neighbor saves Allentown teen from third floor of burning house

    'He's a hero': Neighbor saves Allentown teen from third floor of burning house
    A 15-year-old Allentown boy was saved from the third floor of his burning house Friday afternoon by a neighbor who grabbed a small ladder, climbed to the porch roof and pulled the teen out safely. Ramon Liceaga, 34, of Green Street, guided the...
  • CPR skills should be there when needed

    CPR skills should be there when needed
    No parent wants to be in a position to use it, but child-safety experts agree that learning infant and child CPR is a must for every mother and father. "It's one skill that just doesn't come naturally to caregivers. It's a learned technique," says Lanny...
  • Young lifeguards honored by Red Cross

    Young lifeguards honored by Red Cross
    It was the first day of camp, a busy day at the swimming pool of the Baltimore Jewish Community Center in Owings Mills. Amid the happy splashing, lifeguard Jalina Ray spotted something that didn't look right. She got the attention of fellow lifeguard...