| Jul 15, 2014
| 2:09 PM
Recently on one stretch of West Olive Avenue two pedestrians were killed and two very seriously injured in separate vehicle accidents. Yet Chandler Bikeway, site of no fatal or serious car, bicycle or pedestrian accidents, was chosen to receive the latest...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 5:38 PM
Anne Arundel County executive candidate George F. Johnson IV said Tuesday that if he's elected, he won't fire the police and fire chiefs ... at least not immediately.
Johnson, the Democratic nominee for county executive, said he'll take his time in...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 9:16 PM
When Jose Antonio Vargas was stopped at an airport Border Patrol checkpoint as he attempted to fly out of this south Texas city Tuesday, he did what he has lately grown accustomed to doing: He announced that he was an undocumented immigrant.
| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Boating safety tips:
• Have and wear a Coast Guard-approved life jacket.
• Have a reliable way to call for help in an emergency, such as a marine radio, cellphone in waterproof case (though reception is not always reliable) or a personal...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 10:18 AM
Police have arrested a 16-year-old Huntington Beach boy who they say was planning to carrying out violent acts at the U.S. Open of Surfing.
The teen was booked into Orange County Juvenile Hall on Friday on suspicion of making terrorist threats, according...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 4:36 PM
A judicial panel voted Friday to slash prison time for thousands of inmates — hundreds of them from Maryland — a significant move toward softening the severe punishments for federal drug crimes.
If the step by the U.S. Sentencing Commission...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 5:00 AM
To the editor: Dist. Atty. Jackie Lacey has told L.A. County what it needs to hear to address a serious public safety issue, and Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas is taking action. ("L.A. County to expand Laura's Law mental-illness treatment program," July...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 8:04 PM
An eruption of lightning-sparked wildfires across the northwestern United States over the last two weeks has scorched almost a million acres of land in Washington and Oregon while threatening thousands of houses and buildings.
Dozens of homes in separate...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Teachers and staff at 12 DuPage County schools will be getting heroin prevention training and working it into the curriculum this fall after county officials approved of funding for the measure this week.
The DuPage County Board voted 16-0 on Tuesday,...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 4:23 PM
The man accused of shooting his friend of 15 years in the chest, missing the bulletproof vest he was wearing and killing him, will be held without bail on charges of first-degree murder and second-degree murder, and two gun charges.
Mark Ramiro, 30, shot...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 2:45 PM
The 22-year-old man suspected of firing a pistol into a crowd outside a Stamford nightclub early Sunday morning, wounding five people, had a gun permit.
So did the 23-year-old student who walked onto the University of New Haven campus in December with...