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  • As summer starts, officials say drought ensures another big wildfire

    As summer starts, officials say drought ensures another big wildfire
    Local and state officials Friday painted a dire portrait of what's to come as the state moves into what they say will be one of the worst fire seasons ever.  With California in the grip of a prolonged drought that has only worsened in recent months, the...
  • No one hurt in Schaumburg warehouse fire

    No one hurt in Schaumburg warehouse fire
    No one was hurt in a Schaumburg warehouse fire this morning that officials say may have started with a piece of equipment inside. The fire at a manufacturing building at 525 Estes Ave. started just before 7 a.m., said Schaumburg Police Sgt. John Nebl....
  • Three legendary Newport News carriers stem Japanese tide in June 4-7, 1942 Battle of Midway

    Three legendary Newport News carriers stem Japanese tide in June 4-7, 1942 Battle of Midway
    When the first word of one of history's greatest naval battles came to the Peninsula on Friday, June 5, 1942, the reports were terse and cautious. "Japanese planes attacked tiny Midway Island and its tough Marine Corps garrison," the Daily Press...
  • GM to release findings of recall probe

    GM to release findings of recall probe
    General Motors Co. plans on Thursday to release the findings of a much anticipated investigation into why it delayed recalling defective cars linked to at least 13 deaths. Chief Executive Mary Barra hired former U.S. Atty. Anton Valukas to conduct the...
  • Kings have the will, find a way to beat Rangers in Game 1

    Kings have the will, find a way to beat Rangers in Game 1
    Is there no end to the Kings' resilience, no situation too dire for them to wiggle out of, even if they skate off with the hair at the ends of their lengthy playoff beards singed from the flames they just escaped? Heavy-legged Wednesday in the first...
  • Organic agriculture attracts a new generation of farmers

    Organic agriculture attracts a new generation of farmers
    By 9 a.m., Jack Motter had been planting peas for hours. He pushed a two-wheeled contraption that deposited a seed every few inches along neat rows at Ellwood Canyon Farms, just outside Santa Barbara. As clouds gathered overhead, he picked up the pace...
  • 5 Questions with Armada Hoffler's Kim Martini

    5 Questions with Armada Hoffler's Kim Martini
    Heavy construction is to begin this month at Harbor Point. While Beatty Development Group, the company leading the project, has been in the headlines, it's another company that will be doing much of the heavy lifting: Armada Hoffler, which was announced...
  • 26th Street residents return, though block remains construction zone

    26th Street residents return, though block remains construction zone
    Normalcy remained elusive for the residents of the Charles Village block that collapsed in April even as they came back home this week. Construction still hums outside as workers rebuild East 26th Street and the wall that held it above adjacent...
  • One dead, one critical in West Side fire

    One dead, one critical in West Side fire
    A woman is dead and her husband critically injured after a Sunday morning fire at a West Side home, Chicago fire officials said. The Chicago Fire Department received a call about the fire at about 5:43 a.m. in the 900 block of North Lawndale Avenue,...
  • Taliban attacks Pakistan airport, 27 killed

    Taliban attacks Pakistan airport, 27 killed
    Taliban militants disguised as security forces stormed Pakistan's busiest airport Sunday and at least 27 people were killed in a dramatic nightlong battle at one of the country's most high-profile targets. The assault on Jinnah International Airport in...
  • E3: Sony One Ups Microsoft with 'Destiny'

    In a surprising case of one-upmanship, Activision Blizzard will launch its sci-fi tentpole "Destiny" on Sony's PlayStation 4 before it becomes available on Microsoft's Xbox One. The release, announced during Sony PlayStation's press conference at the...