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  • Essex Man Sentenced In Drunken Driving Crash That Claimed Motorcyclist In Hartford

    HARTFORD — James Glee promised his mother that 2010 would be the last summer he rode his motorcycle. He told her loved riding, even though it made her nervous. Glee, 29, of East Haven, was riding his motorcycle on the Sisson Avenue off-ramp from I-...
  • Mayor Eric Garcetti took a low-risk approach in his first year

    Mayor Eric Garcetti took a low-risk approach in his first year
    Mayor Eric Garcetti's appearance last fall at an auditorium across the street from Los Angeles City Hall drew scant attention. It was a gathering of watershed protection specialists, and he'd come with an ardent appeal: Join him the following week at a...
  • Report: LAFD captains trained to enter shooting scenes after LAX incident

    Report: LAFD captains trained to enter shooting scenes after LAX incident
    The Los Angeles Fire Department has trained hundreds of captains to oversee rescue teams during mass shootings as part of an ambitious effort prompted by a gunman's rampage last year at LAX, according to a report that will be presented Tuesday to fire...
  • Orioles' bullpen has rare letdown

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Baltimore Orioles - INSIDE PITCH BALTIMORE -- Baltimore's bullpen imploded Sunday after being one of the most dominant groups in the majors over the past month. Entering the final game of the series against Tampa...
  • FIU to train nurses in veteran-related care

    FIU to train nurses in veteran-related care
    The VA system may be best known for its problems these days, but Florida International University is about to become be part of a solution. FIU's College of Nursing and the Miami Veterans Affairs Healthcare System have received more than $8 million in...
  • Walk this way

    Walk this way
    At the urging of fire and rescue personnel upset by continuing roadway carnage, Baltimore County's top officials recently announced an effort to reduce pedestrian accidents and fatalities. If anything, the campaign is overdue given that the county...
  • Village with a vision

    Village with a vision
    When Larry Hallock and his partner decided to move from Chicago's vibrant Lakeview neighborhood, they never imagined they would consider living in the Austin community on the city's beleaguered West Side, let alone wind up in a bidding war over a six-flat...
  • A form of liver disease has quickly emerged as a public health threat

    PITTSBURGH Renee Terney, who traveled to Erie, Pa., earlier this month to ride the slides at Splash Lagoon, has come a long way in the 2 1/2 years since she was struck by a form of liver disease that has quickly emerged as a public health threat and a...
  • Metra back on schedule after accident with Hinsdale bridge

    Metra back on schedule after accident with Hinsdale bridge
    Metra trains on the BNSF line were running normally again through Hinsdale about 3 p.m. Saturday afternoon after an accident involving a freight train fouled up commutes for some riders earlier in the day. A freight train Saturday morning struck a...
  • Harvick pass results in win at Kentucky

    The Sports Xchange Harvick pass results in win at Kentucky By Chris Knight, NASCAR Wire Service Distributed by The Sports Xchange Kevin Harvick's pass of Kyle Busch on the final restart of the night gave Harvick of JR Motorsports the win Friday...
  • 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' Has Year's Biggest Opening Day, Set for $104 Million Weekend

    "Transformers: Age of Extinction" has obliterated the box office, hauling in a higher-than-expected $41.6 million Stateside on Friday, the biggest opening day of the year. The robots look to do more damage en route to a whopping $104 million-plus debut...