| Jun 17, 2014
| 7:10 AM
On July 9, 2012, while deployed to Afghanistan, Sgt. Micah Welintukonis was shot, then hit by a suicide bomber. He was in a coma for two weeks, and spent four months at Walter Reed military hospital.
Welintukonis’ wife Camilla, pregnant at the...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:40 PM
Italian immigrants Tommaso and Josephine Bonetto bought acreage in the still-wide-open Crescenta Valley in 1905 and with their two small sons, Bart and Tom, moved into a tiny one-room, stone house already on the property.
The origin of the stone house is...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 5:35 PM
A June 14 event, hosted by the Lebanon Connecticut Business Association and held on the grounds of the town community center, offered businesses and others the opportunity to set up booths as vendors.
Churches, the local American Legion, local farmers...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 2:50 PM
Ahoy from the Big Apple, and welcome to the official start of summer!
I am visiting New York City to attend Talkers New York 2014, which is a gathering for those active in the radio industry. Receptions, guest speakers and panel discussions are planned...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 2:38 PM
Robert J. "Chief" Hunter, a career railroader who retired from Amtrak, died of heart failure Wednesday at Little Flower Manor nursing home in Darby, Pa. The former Lutherville resident was 91.
The son of Robert Hunter, a shipyard worker, and Delia...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 11:07 PM
Chicago soccer legend Willy Roy noticed the strangest thing during a trip last week to Wood Dale American Legion Post 1205: People wanted to talk soccer.
Even for a man who built his life around the beautiful game, this almost never happens.
| Jun 22, 2014
| 10:00 PM
The images that come to mind when we think of Independence Day are wrapped in patriotism and healthy doses of red, white and blue. After all, standard Fourth of July fare includes Uncle Sam, marching bands, American flags, a good cover band and anything...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Charles (Chuck) Edward Griffin, 53, passed on 06/13/14 in Sylmar, CA. He was born 02/16/1961 in Fort Campbell, KY.
He leaves behind, daughter Jaclyn Griffin, step son Jason Scott, parents Robert and Alyce Griffin, brother Gary Griffin, god-son Gary...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 7:25 PM
It's tough being the Statue of Liberty.
Vanessa Butler learned that lesson her first year riding in the Old Glory Boat Parade. The Newport Beach resident joined family and friends in decorating a patriotic vessel, and with her tall stature, she proved a...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 7:56 PM
In nominating Bob McDonald as the next secretary of Veterans Affairs, President Obama is recruiting a West Point graduate with experience in running a big corporation — Procter & Gamble — to turn around a department whose failure to provide...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 12:22 AM
Douglas Fairbanks Sr., right, bids farewell to Doug Jr., as dad and stepmother, actress Mary Pickford, travel to Europe....