| Sep 25, 2013
| 5:29 PM
STORRS — As the players lined up to start the Husky Run, there was one expected, but notable, absence.
Tyler Olander, a senior who has been through many good and bad times, was missing, still suspended from UConn basketball activities.
"We talk to...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 10:27 AM
Students who need eye exams are in luck. Orland Township is holding a free vision clinic for youths still needing the state-required test by the Oct. 15 deadline.
The vision screening will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Orland Township, 14807 S....
| Oct 2, 2013
| 7:20 PM
Congress has failed so miserably that it can't even keep the government open for business. But our representatives and senators still will get paid for failing to do their job.
Rest assured it's not because they are considered "essential" personnel...
| Oct 4, 2013
Wellness programs: Howard County General Hospital will offer the following classes in October. Unless otherwise listed all classes will be held in the Wellness Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Suite 100, Columbia. Information: hcgh.org or 410-740-...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 9:09 PM
As operations at Los Angeles International Airport returned to normal Sunday, a Calabasas High School teacher wounded in a shooting rampage at the airport last week remained in fair condition.
Brian Ludmer, 29, sustained a bullet wound and will need...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:48 AM
October is a great month for outdoor sports in Maryland, a time when the crisp air and fall foliage make running or cycling especially enjoyable. Nonprofits have recognized the appeal of this season and created many events that give athletes a chance to...
| Oct 6, 2013
When Tammy Lifka joined the parents jogging with baby strollers in her neighborhood, hoping to get into shape after having three kids, running two miles at a 10-minute pace was a struggle.
"I started like everyone else," Lifka said.
Eight years later,...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 5:28 PM
Brittany Lang won the Class 2A state title in cross country last year as a freshman. Her sophomore season has been much more frustrating.
Limited by a troublesome hip/leg injury, she had tried to run in two races but wasn't 100 percent. The Oakland...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 9:50 AM
The crowd erupts in cheers as a Trojan warrior parades a white horse down Foothill Boulevard.
“It's Traveler!” shouts a woman, who dashes into the street for a photo with the University of Southern California mascot.
GRAPHIC: La Canada's...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:29 PM
Martin Ngwa, a student at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, plans to go into social work after graduation — though his school doesn't offer the major.
Thanks to an unusual partnership between UMES, an historically black institution, and...
| Oct 13, 2013
Since she was a little girl, Sheri Prentiss knew she wanted to be a doctor.
"My parents would remind me — if you want to be a doctor, you have to work harder than the other kids," says Prentiss, 45 (whose name, until her Oct. 1 marriage to...