| Mar 23, 2014
| 6:30 PM
A monthlong mystery over who illuminated the big grin on Simi Valley's Happy Face Hill has been solved: Two sisters, ages 3 and 7, did it.
"They wanted to surprise me because they knew how much I love the happy face," said their mother, Allison...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Melvin Mowrey Jr., a retired Sweetheart Cup operations manager, died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder March 6 at Dove House in Westminster. The Reisterstown resident was 76.
Born in Baltimore and raised on Christian Street, he was the son of...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 1:10 PM
My dogwood had leaf spots last summer. Now my neighbors say it's dead and I should cut it down. Should I?
Your neighbors may think it had Discula anthracnose, a fungal disease that slowly killed many dogwoods — particularly stressed ones —...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 5:05 PM
The one thing you've got to say about Miriam "Duke Porn Star" Weeks is that she's probably not racking up much in the way of student loans at Duke University.
Or is she? The story on Duke freshman Weeks, who's "working" her way through college by flying...
| Mar 16, 2014
Casey O'Halloran and Bridget O'Connor, best friends since high school, have always been crafty. They launched their do-it-yourself blog, DIY Playbook (thediyplaybook.com), in March 2013.
"Our motto is that we have big-league decorating dreams on a...
| May 13, 2014
| 3:55 PM
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Maria Ramsey of Columbia competed at the USA Gymnastics 2014 Women's Junior Olympic Level 9 Eastern Championships at the Bradenton Area Convention Center (Fla.) May 3....
| Apr 24, 2014
| 3:26 PM
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – After hearing days of testimony implicating Jorge Torrez as the killer of two young girls in Illinois in 2005, jurors decided today that he should be put to death in a separate case – the murder of a sailor four years later....
| May 30, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Alejandro Alvarez's eyes widened against the dark underwater void that would become known as the Black Hole on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula.
His flashlight shined on ancient bones from extinct species, and eventually he would discover the hemisphere's...
| May 30, 2014
| 12:56 PM
Copperhead Grille will add its third location at the site of Parkland Restaurant at 2702 Walbert Ave. in South Whitehall Township sometime next year, according to Michael L. Dontas, who co-owns Copperhead with his cousin, Michael P. Dontas (To avoid...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Veteran mailman Jeffrey L. Shipley turned his apartment into a repository of pilfered postage, authorities say, as he took letters, magazines, Netflix videos and even a Mother's Day card from the homes on his route.
Shipley, who worked at a Postal...
| May 15, 2014
| 1:40 PM
Members of the La Caņada High School Key Club and Builders Club partnered with Kiwanis Club of La Caņada May 4 to raise funds in support of the Eliminate Project, a Kiwanis International program to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus throughout the...