| Jul 25, 2011
| 10:11 PM
For the first three months of the season, strong pitching kept the Mariners in contention in the American League West despite a run-challenged offense. But now with the arms tiring, Seattle's season has turned south in a historic hurry.
The Yankees put...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 8:29 PM
It started in Wichita - but the trail leads all the way to Israel. It sounds like something out of a movie; police continue to investigate the case of international, instrumental, intrigue.
The tale begins, and ends, in Chelley Graves' music studio. ...
| Sep 17, 2011
| 6:13 PM
Gen. Nathaniel Lyon died at the right time.
Raised in eastern Connecticut, the 43-year-old West Point graduate was killed while commanding the Union forces at the Battle of Wilson's Creek near Springfield, Mo., on Aug. 10, 1861.
He became the first...
| Jul 31, 2011
As Chicago prepares for the 20th edition of Lollapalooza next weekend, here are 10 notes about music festivals:
1 Creedence Clearwater Revival was the first big-name band lined up for Woodstock, the mother of all rock music festivals. The group's signing...
| Jul 30, 2011
| 1:10 PM
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Westar Energy says the demand for electricity during the summer heat has reached record levels.
The Topeka-based electrical utility also said Friday it was establishing field offices to help customers struggling to pay rising bills....
| Aug 2, 2011
Gene McDaniels, who emerged as a pop singing star in the early 1960s with hits such as "A Hundred Pounds of Clay" and "Tower of Strength" and a decade later wrote Roberta Flack's No. 1 hit "Feel Like Makin' Love," has died. He was 76.
| Aug 2, 2011
| 4:07 AM
July 2011 was the second warmest ever for Wichita. The average temperature was 89.3 degrees, second only to the infamous summer of 1980 when the average temp was 90.4. Tuesday will bring more heat and many record highs could fall by afternoon. Right now...
| Sep 14, 2009
In a regular season that began with unexpected adversity, the Ravens ultimately passed the initial test.
Joe Flacco threw for a career-high 307 yards and three touchdowns in lifting the Ravens to a season-opening 38-24 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs...
| Dec 7, 1998
Tennessee Oilers coach Jeff Fisher does not have much of a legacy with a franchise that has moved three times in three years, but he will be remembered in Baltimore as the person who probably ended Ted Marchibroda's career as Ravens coach.If Marchibroda,...
| Jul 27, 1983
The following story from The Times' archive was part of a series that won the 1984 Pulitzer gold medal for public service for an in-depth examination of Southern California's growing Latino community.
It is a ritual observed every nearly every day. The...