| Jul 3, 2013
| 11:54 AM
You hear him before you see him.
The melodic baritone drifts through the sterile corridors of Valencia’s Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital.
The sound surprises no one. Most have gotten used to hearing Jared Axen, a registered nurse, who...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 6:36 PM
By 1887, Catherine Banbury somehow had come into possession of 45 acres of prime La Cañada land. The parcel included most of the land south of Foothill down to Descanso Drive, described as: “All that portion of lot fourteen (14) of the Rancho La...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 1:39 PM
Vernon J. Holloway, who spent nearly 47 years as an independent newspaper carrier coursing through the back roads of northern Baltimore County delivering The Baltimore Sun and the News American to readers, died June 12 from respiratory failure at York...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 10:55 PM
Ted Hood, 86, a yachtsman, sailmaker, yacht designer and builder who captained the winner of the 1974 America's Cup sailing race, died June 28 at a nursing home in Middletown, R.I., his son Richard said. He had had pneumonia and heart problems....
| Jul 15, 2013
| 12:41 PM
A 6-year-old boy buried for hours under 11 feet of sand at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore could be off a ventilator by the end of the week and out of the hospital within two weeks -- a recovery his family hailed as a miracle that has "hit home...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 12:08 PM
Nathan Woessner is sitting up, watching cartoons and -- for the first time since being buried in a sand dune -- talking.
The University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital said the 6-year-old boy has been taken off a ventilator and is...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 11:21 AM
The boy rescued last week after being buried for hours in an Indiana sand dune has had his condition upgraded to good as his health continues to improve, hospital officials said today.
Thursday, word came that Nathan Woessner was sitting up, watching...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 9:22 PM
Two visitors from Europe are suspected of falling ill with measles in Ventura County, prompting public health officials to remind the public to get vaccinated.
Health authorities said one of the visitors was confirmed to have measles, and the other is...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 7:30 AM
On a recent afternoon Thebe Kgositsile, 19, wandered around his sparse central Hollywood apartment lugging a gallon of orange juice and thinking about the logo to his fledgling music imprint Tan Cressida.
A piano melody looped from a computer plugged...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Connecticut has seen its share of certifiable sinners but, in the eyes of the Roman Catholic Church, no officially recognized saint. At least, not yet.
However, the cause to canonize Knights of Columbus founder Father Michael J. McGivney is being...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Seven bottlenose dolphins have washed up dead on Maryland shores in recent weeks, part of a larger mystery along the Mid-Atlantic coast, where alarmed scientists are working to find the cause of more than 120 dolphin deaths since June.
The seven dolphin...