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  • White House sounds another climate change warning, gives shout out to Broward's Kristin Jacobs

    White House sounds another climate change warning, gives shout out to Broward's Kristin Jacobs
    The Obama administration's issue of the day Tuesday is climate change. Efforts include bringing in selected weathercasters from around the country, including John Morales from Miami's WTVJ-Ch. 6, to broadcast about the issue. And the administration...
  • L.A. police detective killed in another Loma Vista Drive collision

    L.A. police detective killed in another Loma Vista Drive collision
    An off-duty Los Angeles police detective was killed Friday afternoon when his pickup collided with a cement truck in Beverly Hills on the same street where a fellow officer died in a similar crash two months ago. Cmdr. Andrew Smith said the 25-year LAPD...
  • Negotiations with Iran over nuclear program still face a major hurdle

    Three months into intense international negotiations over Iran's disputed nuclear development program, Tehran's team has surprised almost everybody with its apparent eagerness for a deal. Iranian negotiators have met all of their commitments under...
  • Emergency construction underway on new, modern retaining wall after landslide

    Emergency construction underway on new, modern retaining wall after landslide
    Several steps away from the crumbling edge of East 26th Street in Charles Village, a construction worker slowly unrolled a long yellow measuring tape into a circular hole about the size of a sewer manhole lid. Foot after foot of the tape disappeared as...
  • Wheaton approves Thompson berm fix

    Wheaton approves Thompson berm fix
    A berm that has lost elevation over the years and overtopped last spring will soon be fixed. Wheaton city council members voted on June 2 to approve the $110,500 project to raise the grade at the Thompson berm, which runs along the south end of Morse...
  • Leonard A. Siems

    Leonard A. Siems
    Leonard A. Siems, founder of Siems Rental & Sales Co. Inc., a heavy construction equipment rental firm, died May 7 of a heart attack at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 86. "He enjoyed the equipment rental business and wanted to become a...
  • Film Review: 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'

    No skyscrapers blow up, no cities are leveled, and while the White House and a football stadium suffer some serious structural damage, the wholesale destruction of human civilization is kept to a refreshing minimum in "X-Men: Days of Future Past" --...
  • Vehicle fire at Kia dealership spreads to building

    Vehicle fire at Kia dealership spreads to building
    A Kia dealership in Northwest Indiana caught fire late Wednesday and burned into the morning, according to authorities. The Burns Harbor Fire Department was alerted to the blaze about 11:15 p.m. A police officer was the first emergency responder to...
  • La Grange gets a 'little free library'

    La Grange gets a 'little free library'
    The new public library at the corner of Hillgrove Avenue and Poplar Place in La Grange is built of red-stained wood and has a brown shingled roof, but it sits on a post and will never hold more than two dozen books. Still, it carries the hope of...
  • Family displaced by Santa Monica transformer explosion, apartment fire

    Family displaced by Santa Monica transformer explosion, apartment fire
    Three apartment units were damaged and one family was displaced after a transformer exploded and caught fire at an apartment complex in Santa Monica on Thursday evening.  The incident was reported around 10:46 p.m. at the apartment complex at 850 2nd...
  • Militia in Libya attacks parliament; 7 lawmakers reportedly captured

    In a new challenge to the authority of Libya’s weak central government, militiamen loyal to a rogue former general attacked the parliament building on Sunday, state media reported. Gunfire rang out in streets surrounding the General National...