| Mar 13, 2015
| 11:36 AM
Peter S. Smith, a longtime Baltimore attorney who pioneered programs that provided legal representation to the city's poor and disenfranchised, died Feb. 14 at his Durham, N.H., home of complications of lymphoma.
The former Mount Washington resident was...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 7:53 PM
George Yasso, a financial adviser, was picked by Bethlehem City Council on Monday to become the interim controller, filling a vacancy created by the death of David T. DiGiacinto.
In accepting the appointment, Yasso said he knows he has big shoes to...
| Feb 23, 2015
Scientists have a handle on what happens to air pollution spewing from tailpipes and smokestacks in the summer when sunlight and moisture can quickly interact with and transform key pollutants.
They know far less about what happens to those pollutants...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 7:08 PM
On Feb. 22, 1980, the United States stunned the Soviets 4-3 to reach the gold medal game of the Winter Olympics, which they also won. It is 35 years since that "Miracle On Ice" in Lake Placid, N.Y. On Saturday night members of the team came back for a...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 4:40 AM
Not long after Lance Armstrong's unprecedented seven Tour de France titles were stripped in 2012, the cyclist tweeted a defiant photo.
Armstrong reclined on a couch in a dimly lighted room, appearing unworried about the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency's...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 4:34 PM
Zaid Hearst put Quinnipiac up for good with a jumper with 17 seconds left, and Quinnipiac defeated Marist 72-71 in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., on Sunday. Trailing 59-53 with 7:45 remaining, Quinnipiac mounted a 9-2 run capped off by an Ousmane...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 2:39 PM
The gang-rape conviction of two former Vanderbilt University football players sends signals out in every direction.
To the two young men, Tuesday's verdicts show that being drunk out of your mind doesn't excuse criminal behavior.
Once doted on as...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 2:39 PM
Twelve years ago, Jenn Lancaster left her teaching job, packed up her car and moved to California from Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Fortunately for every sailor in Newport Beach, Lancaster became the Newport Harbor Yacht Club's racing director....
| Feb 10, 2015
| 6:28 PM
Players were smiling a little bit extra during Tuesday's Lehigh Valley Phantoms practice. Some for the first time this year.
Shayne Gostisbehere and Mark Alt, on the injured list for far too long, both skated with the team in non-contact jerseys...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 4:19 PM
Events: Freestyle specialist
Accomplishments: Team captain. ... All-Conference three consecutive years. … All-State in the 200 freestyle as a junior. … Part of a team that has won the CCC North the past three years. … Was third in the...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 12:34 PM
Her mother comes to her on good days and bad.
The dragonflies that flit above the marshlands.
The out-of-place, red heart shape outlined in the dark green leaf she found at the zoo.
They're all signs from your mother, her Aunt Nancy has told her...