| Nov 23, 2012
| 4:28 PM
Two women left a Reisterstown jewelry shop with hundreds of dollars after hawking a shoebox full of gold and silver, much of it allegedly linked to a string of nearly 30 area burglaries. They might never have been arrested, police said, because the...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 5:33 PM
Call it the Motherlode Thomas Crowne Affair. Stockton may have gold chain robberies; Mariposa has gold nugget robberies.
Friday, around 4 p.m., several armed men walked into the California State Mining and Mineral Museum and walked out with 2 million...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 11:41 PM
This country is struggling through the worst economic times since the Great Depression. Millions are out of work, banks are reticent to loan, and the national debt is staggering.
As usual, the economy is the central issue and driving force in the...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 8:04 AM
NEW YORK -- Terror suspect Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ashan Nafis remains behind bars accused of plotting to bomb the Federal Reserve Branch in Manhattan.
But in a new development, the FBI has arrested and searched the San Diego apartment of 36-year-old...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Two college savings plans managed by T. Rowe Price rank among the best in the country — the eighth time that the Baltimore-based investment firm has been included in Morningstar's annual survey of top plans.
Only once — the year after the...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:16 AM
Cops say Raonel Valdez-Valhuerdis, 34, along with two other men, robbed and assaulted a courier for a Bolivian gold mining company of more than $2-million worth of gold inside his luggage at the man's Coral Gables apartment building, reports WTVJ NBC...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 1:16 PM
If the high price of cigarettes isn't going to stop people from smoking, the gory pictures on the back of the pack won't. A pack of butts now is around $8 in Connecticut. I smoked two packs a day when I was smoking cigarettes, so that would be $16 a day,...
| Jan 28, 2011
| 3:52 PM
There are some books that all but shout, "Put me on the big screen!" and "In With the Devil: A Fallen Hero, a Serial Killer and a Dangerous Bargain for Redemption" is one of them.
The "fallen hero" of the title is the book's co-author, a former drug...
| Jan 2, 2011
If the slippery sustainable-seafood issue still leaves you unsure about the right fish to eat, join the club.
The situation remains complex and its explanation could make for a long, boring treatise. Fortunately for seafood fans, journalist Paul...
| Oct 10, 2010
The 10 best bicycle rides in the West? Impossible. Even a 100-best roster couldn't embrace the variety, hair-raising terrain and eye-popping scenery. So this list is limited to favorites that colleagues or I have ridden, ordered alphabetically and...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 2:31 PM
Late on a weekday afternoon, we called John Sayles, the independent's independent, the pragmatist's pragmatist. He was on the outskirts of Boise, in the passenger's seat of a rented Prius, beside Maggie Renzi, his longtime partner and producer. He's tall,...