| Feb 18, 2011
| 6:27 AM
PICO RIVERA (KTLA) -- An elderly couple in Rico Rivera was awakened by the sound of flames ripping through the roof of their home Friday.
The fire was reported at 12:45 a.m. in the 8800 block of Clarienda Avenue, near Telegraph Road.
The residents say...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 9:02 PM
When your dog weighs more than most of your friends, baths at home are like trying to rope Shamu. Except unlike the whale that actually likes water, your giant furball is putting all his weight and will into running away from it. It's worse than...
| Dec 15, 2010
Jeffrey Jewitt's red Nissan Altima slid through the side streets of Chicago's Northwest Side until he spotted his quarry: 11-year-old Crystal Landa walking home alone from St. Constance elementary school.
The tree-lined street was empty. Her pink...
| Jan 5, 2011
| 2:28 PM
Handyman Larry Keyser is used to fixing things, but usually it’s with a screwdriver or another tool . He’s not likely to reach for a roll of tape.
“I don’t know how professional it would be if I walked into your house and said I&...
| Jan 24, 2011
| 9:10 AM
My kitchen smells like pot, but there's nothing going on here to concern the Police Department. Maybe the Fire Department.
I'm taking a gizmo that looks like a toy gun, stuffing wood shavings into the top and lighting them afire. My motivation is not...
| Jan 30, 2011
The Betrayal of Equal Rights by the Supreme Court, 1865-1903
Walker & Co.: 242 pp., $26
In the years immediately following the Civil War, America appeared to possess the will and the means to end racial...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 3:19 PM
The illuminated duck will drop over Havre de Grace, Saturday, Dec. 31, with fireworks on the Havre de Grace Middle School grounds on Lewis Lane. Thank you Susquehanna Hose Company volunteers for continuing this tradition in Havre de Grace.
Happy New Year...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 6:26 AM
With the coming of each new year, many people get predictably festive and offer "Happy New Year" salutations to everyone they encounter.
In Havre de Grace, folks have real reasons to be festive, not the least of which is the annual New Year's Eve Duck...
| Jan 22, 2012
A series of heavy doors slid open, one by one, at the Pima County Jail. And finally I was sitting with 53-year-old Sanford "Sandy" Garfinkel, who had just been sentenced to 16 years in prison for killing his terminally ill wife by holding a pillow over...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 11:47 AM
The shop windows in Havre de Grace are decked out for the holiday season, just in time for the city's Light Up Night tonight, Dec. 2.
"Light Up Night" kicks off the holiday season today (Friday) at 6 p.m. with Santa arriving in style, cruising on a...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 3:57 PM
And as the duck drops in Havre de Grace again this year, and the clock strikes midnight at the end of Dec. 31, the sky will light up with fireworks to ring in the new year.
Havre de Grace began...