| Sep 3, 2011
| 4:39 PM
Simona De Silvestro stepped out of her hauler Saturday afternoon after an intense meeting with her race team, only to be greeted by a pleasant surprise.
A green and white birthday cake covered with candles.
De Silvestro, who was born in Switzerland,...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 12:32 PM
Sept. 18: Envelopes containing letters and granular substances are sent to NBC News in New York and the New York Post. Both are mailed from Trenton, N.J.
Sept. 22: Editorial page assistant at New York Post who opens letters to the editor notices...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 12:31 PM
A La Crescenta woman is on a mission to solve a mystery involving a man with three last names for each of the three countries he lived in. The inventor, artist, filmmaker, medical student and businessman was born in Russia in 1895, and he would eventually...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 1:00 PM
Emmarene Ida "Rena" Pennington, a homemaker who later became a school bus driver, died Sunday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at the Edenwald retirement community in Towson.
She was 92.
Emmarene Ida Bartholomae, the daughter of a German...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 9:51 PM
PARIS -- You can't have music without rests, and musicians without rests don't sound so great either, so after six straight nights of concerts, the members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra finally got a day off to set out on various quests.
| Aug 18, 2011
| 1:37 PM
Canada's Wonderland will move into the top echelon of the world's roller coaster parks in 2012 with the addition of Leviathan, the Toronto-area amusement park's 16th coaster.
> Photos: Leviathan at Canada's Wonderland
The $28-million inversionless...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 8:56 AM
VEVAY, Ind. — Every summer, over the last weekend in August, girls in Swiss costumes dance traditional polkas, passenger boats ply the Ohio River, and fireworks light up the night sky here.
The riverbank of this otherwise quiet Switzerland County...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 9:25 PM
Dan Fisher is the kind of guy who has gotten used to hitting the ground running. And coming to Concordia University as the school's new women's volleyball head coach, he's at it again.
Fisher has taken over the program from Kyle Kvasnicka, and the Eagles...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 12:26 PM
For the past 60 years The La Cañada Thursday Club has sponsored young women from the community in the “Bal Blanc de Noel” presentation of Les Fleurettes debutantes.
This year, the Thursday Club will present four young women to society on...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 6:00 AM
The news media's lack of analysis regarding the policy proposals of the leading presidential candidates is disheartening. The media have relinquished their responsibilities to inform the public; instead, they have become entertainment impresarios, hailing...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 6:25 AM
Three people connected to the theft of more than 321,000 pounds of stolen metal have pleaded guilty in a scheme with tentacles reaching from a scrap metal dealer in West Baltimore to companies in Pittsburgh, New York, Switzerland, India and Australia.