| Feb 7, 2010
Have you ever used anabolic steroids? Been arrested for domestic battery? Had a live-in girlfriend who was a prostitute? Been accused of falling $54,000 behind on child support? If so, you might be lieutenant governor material. Scott Lee Cohen's victory...
| Aug 7, 2010
The northern suburbs have a reputation as a refuge from crime, and that's often true. But in 1934, the body of famed outlaw "Baby Face" Nelson was found in what is now Skokie. Here are some other facts that may be surprising about our northern neighbors:...
| Jan 9, 2011
| 1:30 AM
PIERRE - The Capitol rotunda filled with a celebratory din of cheers, whistles and long applause from a full house on Saturday afternoon when Dennis Daugaard completed his oath of office to become the 32nd governor of the state of South Dakota.
| Jan 14, 2011
| 4:28 PM
Recent changes to state law will result in many theft-related crimes formerly charged as felonies to be handled as misdemeanors.
Locally, this means many thieves who commit property crimes in La Cañada Flintridge and surrounding areas will be spending...
| Jan 21, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Unfamiliar objects used by our ancestors continue to confuse and amuse today's collectors. "Whatsits" were a popular subject on television shows. We identified buggy-whip holders, eyeglasses for chickens to prevent them from pecking each other, even a...
| Jan 23, 2011
| 2:33 PM
The Virginia women’s basketball team defeated in-state and Atlantic Coast Conference rival Virginia Tech, 72-37, Sunday at John Paul Jones Arena. With the victory, the Cavaliers improved to 12-9 overall, 1-4 in the ACC and 10-2 at home this season....
| Aug 21, 2010
You can thank the late Fred Heutte for many of the flowering trees and shrubs that embellish so many city streets, private yards and public gardens in Hampton Roads
Beauties like camellias that flower fall, winter and spring, azaleas that bloom with...
| Aug 30, 2010
Cal McLish, who pitched in the first major league baseball All-Star game played in Los Angeles, has died. He was 84.
McLish died Thursday at his home in Edmond, Okla., after a long battle with leukemia, said a spokesman for the Matthews Funeral Home....
| Sep 5, 2010
The Chicago Bears owe their name to the Chicago Cubs. The idea was that the brawny, upstart footballers were physically larger than Cubs — they were as big as Bears. Now the Chicago Bears are the biggest sports team in town. But it didn't begin that...
| Sep 6, 2010
| 9:11 PM
My father was not a wealthy man. Not even close. But he now has something in common with Donald Bren, the billionaire chairman of the Irvine Co.
A few days before my father passed away 10 years ago, he told me he wished he'd spent more time with his four...
| Sep 19, 2010
You can call it a Trike. Or maybe a Ferrike. It's a ride on a train, followed by a cruise across the Connecticut River on a ferry and a hike to the top of a hill to visit a castle.
Sound like a visit to Walt Disney World? A lifelike journey into a...