| Aug 20, 2013
| 6:14 PM
The housing recovery and improving economy led Home Depot Inc., the nation's largest home improvement retailer, to post better-than-expected second-quarter earnings that jumped 17% over the same period last year.
The Atlanta company reported Tuesday...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 9:18 PM
Baltimore County charged a man in the June fatal stabbing of a townhouse property manager in a Reisterstown leasing office, though officials said Wednesday they "cannot speculate about the motive."
Rashaan M. Williams, 27, of the Milford Mill area,...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 6:38 PM
A grandma who gave $1 million over 30 years to a psychic she hoped would make her romantic dreams come true. A middle-aged woman convinced she'd been a warrior murdered by her "evil" husband in a previous life.
Just the first day of testimony in the...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 4:14 PM
An innocuous-sounding bill before Congress, the so-called Marketplace Fairness Act, has the potential to crush many of Connecticut's small businesses and stifle entrepreneurs.
The bill was handily passed in the Senate by a bipartisan majority and is now...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 10:20 AM
LONGMONT, Colo. -- With more heavy rains expected, Colorado accelerated rescue efforts Saturday from this week’s flooding but braced for more bad news in coming days.
At least four deaths have been confirmed, but that toll could rise as...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 2:23 AM
Freebie Friday morphs into Shopping Saturday! Our fabulous freebie free-for-all goes coupon crazy so you can save at your all fave stores. Plus, I have loads of savings on fun things to do as well as dining deals.
"Like" Doreen's Deals on Facebook;...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 2:57 PM
Electronic City is hidden in plain sight on Burbank Boulevard. People drive by it a lot, never thinking to go in, until one day that one unique light bulb blows on the flashlight and nobody carries a replacement.
Howard Pollyea probably stocks it. Since...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 4:55 PM
A vast but vacant Sears Roebuck & Co. product distribution center in Boyle Heights — a landmark in East Los Angeles since the 1920s — has sold for $29 million to a Los Angeles developer who plans to bring it back to life, perhaps with housing,...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Even though employers won't be required to offer health insurance under Obamacare for more than a year, many already are fretting about the uncertainties raised by the law.
Confusion over how the law will work and an evolving set of rules make it...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Some of the most interesting comedy taking place during tomorrow night's "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" may occur during its commercial breaks.
In an intriguing ploy meant to harness both TV advertising and social-media, NBC will allow Lexus to run a...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
They were homes once, but they are homes no longer. They are hollow dangers. Hiding places. Drug houses.
They are lurching shadows that stare down our city's children as they walk to school. There's a real home; there's a shell of a house. There's a...