| Dec 23, 2010
| 8:41 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — The Grinch who tried to steal Christmas has been arrested, Newport Beach police announced Thursday.
After receiving complaints from residents that their holiday packages delivered to their doorsteps were being stolen in recent...
| Dec 24, 2010
| 5:38 PM
A Newport Beach resident accused of stealing residents' Christmas presents off their doorsteps spent Thursday night in the Orange County Sheriff's Department jail, according to booking records with the agency.
Melanie Kathleen Astin, 42, was arrested...
| Feb 4, 2011
UPDATE: Stanley, the starving pit bull rescued by a UPS driver in February, is on the rebound.
The pit bull mix is now living at a foster home, is a star pupil at his obendience class and displays a pleasant disposition.
For more information on...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 12:55 PM
After years of failed efforts to impose a hard curfew on flights at Bob Hope Airport, local congressional representatives are pushing new legislation to bar planes from taking off or landing at Burbank between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m.
Reps. Adam Schiff (D-...
| Nov 29, 2010
| 2:03 PM
Thanksgiving marks the start of the holiday shipping season and both United Parcel Service and FedEx are predicting a boost in business. UPS alone has hired 50,000 seasonal workers nationwide to help with the 430 million packages expected to be...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 2:22 PM
Karen M. Liss Levin, a senior engineer for United Parcel Service who enjoyed playing the piano, died of cancer July 3 at Greater Baltimore Medical Center.
The longtime Timonium resident was 54.
Born and raised in Norwich, N.Y., Ms. Levin was a 1976...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 12:38 PM
WASHINGTON—Addressing mayors from across the country, Chicago’s Rahm Emanuel on Friday touted his plan to transform the City Colleges of Chicago by tailoring the curriculum at individual campuses to meet employers’ needs for workers in...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 1:29 PM
Donna Bethea, a health care analyst and longtime Northwest Baltimore resident, died of leukemia Tuesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.
She was 44.
Ms. Bethea was born in Baltimore and raised on Brighton Avenue. She was a 1985 graduate of...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 6:48 AM
An empty horse trailer came loose from the SUV pulling it down the Indiana Toll Road early Saturday morning near Chesterton before striking a semitrailer truck and killing the semi’s driver, police said.
Julio Zatina, 50 of Bridgeview, Illinois,...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 1:19 PM
The chief of the struggling U.S. Postal Service received $384,229 in compensation last year -- and at least one lawmaker thinks he should take a paycut.
Sen. Jon Tester, a Montana Democrat, decried top U.S. Postal Service salaries in a letter this week...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 7:58 PM
A Waldorf man almost waited too long but has finally claimed his $200,000 Powerball winnings more than five months after buying the lucky ticket, the Maryland lottery reported Monday.
Michael Halmon, a 49-year-old father of six who drives a United Parcel...