| Jun 3, 2012
| 10:12 PM
The search for bodies and, hopefully, survivors in Nigeria's most populated city continued through the night and into Monday, hours after an airliner crashed killing all 153 passengers and crew on board and at least 10 people on the ground.
| Jun 6, 2012
| 6:30 AM
Lagos, Nigeria -- The search for bodies of those killed in a plane crash in Nigeria's major city of Lagos has ended, authorities said Wednesday.
So far, 153 bodies have been recovered along with parts of other bodies, said Yushau Shuaib, spokesman for...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 7:12 PM
Five months before a Morgan State University student was charged with dismembering a family friend and eating his heart and parts of his brain, a school instructor flagged the 21-year-old's erratic behavior, describing him as "a Virginia Tech waiting to...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 8:48 PM
It wasn't the beating by baseball bat that most frightened Joshua Ceasar, who was left with a fractured skull and a blinded eye. It was the scene that his friends described to him afterward: his alleged attacker Alexander Kinyua standing over his...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 1:37 PM
A group from this region is traveling half way around the world to help those in need while also learning. Ten people from the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute are heading to Ghana, Africa on...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 4:24 PM
There are two guaranteed ways to diminish marital bliss in a certain family.
The first is to say something rotten about my wife's beloved Democratic Party, which is tied for first place, with the Republican Party, when it comes to the most worthless...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 6:59 AM
The funeral for the man who was killed in Harford County, and had his organs eaten, has been scheduled for July 7 in Ghana, according to his sister's Facebook page. Still, little is known about the victim,Kujoe Bonsafo Agyei-Kodie.
I have been trying...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 7:50 PM
IRVINE, Calif. (KTLA) -- An Irvine couple's journey to adopt four children from Ghana turned into a nightmare when they were thrown into jail and accused of child trafficking.
Sol and Christine Moghadam have two biological sons, but they've been...
| Mar 24, 2013
In a ceiling-high, greasy tangle of wheels, fenders, handlebars and derailleurs, Amy Little sees hope.
She's the co-founder with her husband, Lee Ravenscroft, of Working Bikes Cooperative (2434 S. Western Ave., workingbikes.org), a nonprofit...
| Mar 9, 2013
Taiye Selasi's debut novel has been in publication for less than a week. But even before a single copy was sold, the glamorous 33-year-old was being hailed as the newest star of the literary world.
Selasi's publisher, The Penguin Group, is promoting...