| Aug 11, 2014
| 2:48 PM
A man suffered minor burns in a Corona del Mar residential fire Monday morning, authorities said.
Firefighters were called at 5:29 a.m. after heavy smoke and flames were seen coming from a two-unit structure in the 600 block of Poinsettia Avenue, said...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 1:36 PM
Q: All summer, my rhododendrons lose leaves. New leaves form, but others turn brown and fall off. Is there anything that I can do?
— Jeff Schmidt, Chicago
A: Evergreen rhododendrons drop leaves periodically, though not typically all summer long....
| Aug 8, 2014
| 1:34 PM
Tom Wolf, the Democratic candidate for governor, released a television ad touting Pennsylvania’s manufacturing industry as a gateway to middle-class jobs. In the ad, Wolf walks through a plant, heaping praise on the company and its employees. If...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 1:44 PM
A consultant will be looking for ways to fix drainage issues near a recently built bridge in Wheaton after staff discovered the project led to increased flooding in the area.
The Wesley Street bridge, a $12 million project largely paid for by federal...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 6:04 PM
The family of a 27-year LAPD officer has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the cities of Los Angeles and Beverly Hills and the company that owns the truck that hit his vehicle and killed him.
Det. Ernest L. Allen Sr. was killed May 9 when an out-...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 8:35 PM
Jamie and Glenda Pini stood in the pasture of their small farm, among a herd of rambunctious goats, several large Angus cattle, and a pile of manure.
The Pinis' farm, off Route 100, north of Interstate 78, where highways and warehouses transition to...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 6:09 AM
MIAMI - Just seven years ago, the 17-acre hammock in Historic Virginia Key Beach Park was as desolate as a moonscape, but now it brims with native plants and wildlife.
Volunteer Gary Hunt, armed with a Home Depot fanny pack and a floppy tan hat, walks...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:13 PM
The unfortunate but seemingly imminent demise of the once-proud Phoenix Cos. should cause a pause in the planned move of UConn's Hartford campus downtown. Perhaps the Courant can redirect Dan Haar back from rural Route 44 to downtown Hartford, prepared...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 4:10 PM
(Reuters) Hamas's armed wing said on Sunday it had captured an Israeli soldier, as fighting in Gaza led to the bloodiest losses in a nearly two-week military offensive, with some 100 Palestinians and 13 Israeli soldiers killed.
The Israeli military...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:04 AM
The European Union and the United States on Tuesday announced further sanctions against Russia, targeting its energy, banking and defense sectors in the strongest international action yet over Moscow's support for rebels in eastern Ukraine.
| Jun 26, 2014
| 10:50 AM
The U.S. survived the Group of Death and is through to the Round of 16 in the World Cup.
American fans were forced to sit on the edge of their seats for nearly a half hour on Thursday, using two-screen viewing as the U.S. trailed Germany and Ghana...