| May 6, 2014
| 7:06 AM
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...
| May 9, 2014
| 10:52 PM
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...
| May 10, 2014
| 8:16 PM
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...
| May 6, 2014
| 4:55 PM
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...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 10:08 AM
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...
| May 14, 2014
| 1:24 PM
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...
| May 12, 2014
| 6:30 PM
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" --...
| May 15, 2014
| 12:52 AM
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...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 4:15 PM
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...
| May 16, 2014
| 11:23 AM
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...
| May 18, 2014
| 1:20 PM
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...