| Nov 15, 2014
| 8:05 PM
A chemical leak at a Houston-area industrial site left four people dead and a fifth hospitalized early Saturday, according to DuPont.
An unknown quantity of methyl mercaptan, which DuPont says is used to odorize natural gas, leaked into the facility...
| May 21, 2014
| 5:34 PM
When a storage tank spilled an obscure coal-cleaning chemical into the water supply in West Virginia in January, officials ultimately told 300,000 people not to use the water.
Charleston was the largest city affected, as well as the source of the spill....
| Jan 6, 2012
| 3:08 PM
MORENO VALLEY, Calif. (KTLA) -- A Long Beach man accused of murdering 17-year old Norma Lopez is due back in court March 28 for a preliminary hearing
Jesse Perez Torres pleaded not guilty last November in the murder of the Moreno Valley teenager.
| Nov 27, 2011
| 6:04 AM
Some companies with interests in Maryland have found a new way to show support for Gov. Martin O'Malley: They're contributing tens of thousands of dollars to the Democratic Governors Association.
Last December, O'Malley took the helm of the DGA, where as...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 12:33 PM
Average temperatures: High 73 Low 53
Rainfall: 2.31 inches
Winter arrives: Dec. 22
Average date for first frost: Dec. 18
1. Moon phases
•First quarter: Dec. 2
•Full moon: Dec. 10
•Last quarter: Dec. 17
| Dec 14, 2011
| 12:05 PM
Carolina Rodriguez never had asthma until she turned 18--and it got worse when she became pregnant with her first child Kaysie who is now two-and-a-half years old.
Carolina is now 18 weeks pregnant with her second child and her asthma is back.
| Dec 18, 2011
Colleen Kegg hasn't worked out the details of her exit plan yet. But about one thing, Kegg is clear: When she can no longer feed herself or go to the bathroom without assistance, she will take steps to end her life. A rare and incurable neurological...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 8:43 PM
Q. The Drake elm in my yard and those of the neighbors produce thousands of seeds every fall and I spend most of the years pulling the seedlings up. How do you control the problem?
A. Like you, most gardeners spend some time pulling out the Drake elm...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 8:42 PM
Beyond what we eat, what we're born with and what we do, our environment contributes in major — and mostly unnoticed — ways to our health and our weight.
All have conspired to make two-thirds of adult Americans and one-third of American...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 7:40 PM
Q. We woke up this morning to all our tangerines on the ground leaving only empty shells. The tree was small with about 25 fruits. Was this due to squirrels or something else?
A. Something else, like a herd of rats, probably beat you to the tangerines...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 7:40 PM
January 2012 Calendar - (prints 12/31/11)
Average temperatures High 72 Low 50
Rainfall 2.43 inches
Florida Arbor Day: January 20
1. Moon phases for January
First quarter 1
Full moon 9
Last quarter 16
New moon 23
First quarter 30
2. Moon sign...