| Jul 7, 2014
| 10:30 AM
"Extant" feels a bit like a Steven Spielberg greatest (and not-so-greatest) hits album, from "A.I." to, in this case, a close encounter of the reproductive kind. That's not an indictment so much as a road map to this CBS summer drama, which brings the...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:42 AM
The Baltimore Board of Estimates on Wednesday approved a nearly $12 million contract for construction and repair work to replace a block of East 26th Street that collapsed amid heavy rains in Charles Village in April.
The contract covers a substantial...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 6:05 PM
In a move that could shake up the spaceflight business, Hawthorne rocket company SpaceX has passed a key milestone toward its goal to launch the U.S. government's most sophisticated national security satellites.
The upstart firm said Friday that the Air...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 6:30 AM
The enlargement and improvement of the I-83 overpass at Middletown Road in Parkton has now been going on for well over a year to the delight of the numerous drivers trying to enter 83 or exit to go home, and those traveling to or from York. We are talking...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 7:18 AM
ARENBERG PORTE DU HAINAUT, France - Chris Froome's attempt to win a second successive Tour de France ended in bitter disappointment after less than a week of the race Wednesday when he crashed out on stage five.
On a miserable, rain-sodden day in...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 3:56 AM
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk had harsh words for Russia and President Vladimir Putin on Monday, saying the country is "on the dark side," blaming it again for the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 and demanding that it close its...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 8:15 PM
Three construction firms with what officials called a track record of success on Los Angeles County transit projects should build the first phase of the Westside subway, officials said Thursday, despite complaints from a competing bidder that it could...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 9:43 AM
More than 90 firefighters responded Sunday morning to a fully engulfed one-story commercial building in Hollywood, authorities said.
The blaze occurred about 9 a.m. in 1000 block of Orange Drive just east of La Brea Avenue and produced a plume of...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 5:50 PM
Two elderly victims trapped on the second floor of an apartment building by a first-floor fire Sunday afternoon were rescued by firefighers.
Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue said there was heavy smoke and fire coming from a first floor apartment at 1115 SW...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Determined to reduce pollutants found in stormwater and elsewhere in the local environment, officials in Winnetka this week moved one step closer to banning the use of coal tar-based driveway and parking lot sealants in the village.
If the proposed coal...
| 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....