| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:45 PM
— Maryland lawmakers have been jockeying for years to lure the new headquarters for the Federal Bureau of Investigation — and its 11,000 jobs — to Prince George's County.
On Tuesday they officially found out who the competition is....
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:18 PM
Former Towson wide receiver Gerrard Sheppard was claimed off waivers today by the Green Bay Packers, one day after being cut by the Ravens, according to a source.
Sheppard, a McDonogh graduate who spent last season on the Ravens' practice squad, was...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 1:54 PM
Sean Hastings loves obstacle-course races. And so do his kids.
But the Naperville family couldn't find any races where they could compete together, so they decided to change that.
"Living and training in Naperville, I thought it would be really cool...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:37 PM
A trio of companies should take over Palm Beach County’s beleaguered busing service for the disabled and elderly, according to a recommendation going before the County Commission in September.
The change is aimed at improving service, but also...
| May 24, 2014
| 8:52 AM
TALLAHASSEE – It was the biggest binge on hometown projects since the pre-Great Recession days.
The Florida Legislature used its best financial outlook in nearly a decade this spring to sprinkle in more taxpayer-funded hometown projects –...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
To the editor: L.A. Metro's contract with Kinkisharyo International is clear: It requires Kinkisharyo to create at least 194 good-quality, full-time jobs in L.A County. The rail car manufacturer must also comply with state environmental laws, just like...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Grocery Shopping Tips for Seniors
As we get older the ability to move around may diminish, let alone our capacity to drive our own personal vehicle. What happens when elderly parents, shut-ins, and older adults cannot go out to buy essential items...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Union Station celebrated its 75th anniversary in May. This month we're getting a glimpse — encouraging if opaque — of what its next 75 years might look like.
A nearly finalized master plan by L.A. firm Gruen Associates and London's...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Two years ago, the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority became the first transit agency in the nation to pick a rail car manufacturer based in part on how many jobs the company would create. The Japanese firm Kinkisharyo International won the...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 4:06 PM
To the editor: On the same day The Times reported that Cal State Los Angeles was nearing a deal with its faculty union, Jim Newton wrote about Kinkisharyo International deciding to leave town and build rail cars for the Los Angeles County Metropolitan...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 5:21 PM
Police are searching for a gunman who fired shots that struck a Metro bus in South L.A. on Tuesday afternoon, officials said.
The shooting occurred a few minutes before 4 p.m. as the No. 40 bus was eastbound on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard at...