| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 3:20 PM
Santa Claus and two of his elves pedaled their bicycles across Fort Avenue and up Woodall Street, stopping beside an apartment across from the Domino Sugar Factory.
With Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas Is You" blasting from a boombox — and...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 4:25 PM
On a day expected to be the busiest in FedEx's 40-year history, Diane Maleski got to work extra early — at 4:30 a.m. That was long before the first trucks arrived from the airport bearing parcels that would be piled onto conveyor belts, sorted by...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 11:04 AM
SAN DIEGO -- Monday is expected to be one of the busiest mailing days of the year for the U.S. Postal Service, as people rush to get gifts and holiday cards to their loved ones.
The Post Office estimates that 97 million people will mail letters and...
| 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...