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  • Baseball, BBQ, beer, crabs highlight big Harford weekend

    This weekend will be one of the biggest of the summer in Harford County, what with the Cal Ripken World Series in Aberdeen, the Maryland BBQ Bash in Bel Air and the Havre de Grace Seafood Festival all slated to start Friday. In addition to the World...
  • Sheriff: Correctional officer accused of murder

    Sheriff: Correctional officer accused of murder
    A Cook County Jail correctional officer is being fired after allegations he fatally shot a fellow motorist late last week outside of a Hammond, Ind. casino during what police said was a road rage incident, according to officials with the Cook County...
  • Volunteer crews in Harford valuable as ever [Editorial]

    There's long been reason to question the management of Harford County's volunteer fire and ambulance service. It depends on a substantial annual allocation of taxpayer money and is relied upon to provide a vital public service, yet its decision-making...
  • Peaker graduates basic training

    Army Pvt. Duvowel M. Peaker Jr. has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, Peaker studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness and received instruction and...
  • Staying healthy while traveling

    Staying healthy while traveling
    Robert Reid frequently gets sick when he travels. He has suffered dehydration, heat exhaustion, food poisoning and bronchitis. "I thought I was dying when I had several days of bronchitis in Vietnam," said Reid, the U.S. Lonely Planet editor. "Same for...
  • Police commission approves 8,000 trauma aid kits for LAPD officers

    Police commission approves 8,000 trauma aid kits for LAPD officers
    The Los Angeles police commission approved 8,000 first-aid trauma kits for officers that could be used to treat their own or others' gunshot wounds in active-shooter situations. “Somewhere, someday a police officer is going to be saved” by...
  • Porn company fined $78,000, accused of workplace safety violations

    Porn company fined $78,000, accused of workplace safety violations
    State regulators cited a Bay Area-based adult film company over workplace safety violations, assessing fines of more than $78,000. Cal-OSHA opened an investigation into San Francisco-based Kink Studios, which runs a network of sites, in August, in...
  • Launch: A Family-Friendly Trampoline Park In Hartford

    Launch: A Family-Friendly Trampoline Park In Hartford
    Parents, rejoice. A new 10,000 square-foot trampoline park in Hartford has opened so that your kids can bounce off somebody else's walls. The indoor park, called Launch, features an open-bounce court, a foam pit, two basketball hoops, a separate...
  • Top stories of 2013: Political shifts topped Burbank headlines

    Top stories of 2013: Political shifts topped Burbank headlines
    Burbank marked a busy, busy year in 2013. The City Council welcomed a new member and ushered out a five-term councilman. Many of the top positions in city government — police chief, fire chief and city manager — were either hired or had...
  • Nausea, dizziness, fainting are most common theme park ailments

    Nausea, dizziness, fainting are most common theme park ailments
    Injuries and ailments from Southern California amusement park rides are rare. But when they do occur, the most common are fainting, nausea and dizziness. People are more likely to get sick or hurt on older attractions than on newer rides. And about 1 in...
  • Three years after Giffords shooting, spotlight still shines on aide

    TUCSON — He held her in an upright position against his chest to keep her from drowning in her own blood and applied pressure to her head wound. It was then that Daniel Hernandez Jr. remembered a television show he watched when he was 10 years...