| Sep 27, 2014
| 6:09 PM
Half a century ago, engineers constructed a massive elevated highway through the center of this industrial city to quickly funnel traffic from downtown to the growing suburbs to the north.
Now, Van Robinson wants to make it disappear.
"We need to tear...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 5:05 AM
MILWAUKEE Wings and tails are crucial parts of most aircraft, but also can be major hazards when they happen to be made of feathers or fur.
Airplanes colliding with animals ranging from white-tailed deer to birds of every shape and size are a constant...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 12:43 PM
Fall has always been a busy time in the art world, with many museums and galleries mounting their biggest shows of the year during the back-to-school season.
But with the recent opening of a $24 million addition and reinstallation, the Chrysler Museum...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The life and career of Thomas Macdonough will be celebrated on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 7 p.m. at the General Mansfield House as Society Director Debby Shapiro and Vice President Pat Tully give an illustrated lecture highlighting this storied life. They will be...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 1:46 PM
A New York man has been sentenced to two years in county jail after a boat he was driving crashed into a barge on the Hudson River, killing a bride-to-be and her fiance’s best man.
Jojo K. John, 36, pleaded guilty in June to two counts of felony...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 10:51 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A speedboat driver in the 2013 crash that killed a bride-to-be and a best man on New York's Hudson River was sentenced on Tuesday to two years in jail after a plea deal to avoid prison time, prosecutors said.
The sentence was...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Cats are art? Well, why not? An event at Real Art Ways, "Connecticats," which combines art event with cat adoption, is one of the interesting gallery events taking place this season. Benton Museum has an exhibit of alternative photography methods -...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Wending our way to the Old Chatham Sheepherding Company, we cross a creek, meander down a country road, then come to a farm with red barns, split-rail fences and flocks of sheep grazing in the green pastures.
We walk past the cream-colored sheep with...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 7:18 PM
Wehr's Dam has been a fixture along the Jordan Creek in South Whitehall for more than a century. Built of timber and concrete like thousands of dams in waterways across Pennsylvania, it has outlived by more than six decades the grist mill it was built...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 3:04 PM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The last person who thought Rosie O'Donnell would ever return to "The View" was Rosie O'Donnell. In the spring of 2007, the talk show host opted not to renew her contract with the gabfest created by Barbara Walters, even though...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 2:48 PM
– They've played in "The Jungle" in Cincinnati and "The Horseshoe" at Ohio State.
They've stomped a defending high school national champion in the refurbished New Orleans' Superdome that had months earlier hosted a Super Bowl. And they've seen...