| Jun 18, 2014
| 4:05 PM
As of Dec. 31, the Newport Beach Firefighters Assn. Political Action Committee had $76,115.67 on hand. By the end of summer, it should have more than $90,000 at its disposal.
The Newport Beach Police Employees Assn. Political Action Committee had $89,...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Can moral suasion — in the absence of tougher statutory controls — help to quell the incidents of gun violence that continue to plague this country?
That's the hope of Connecticut's congressional delegation. The lawmakers are urging...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 6:23 PM
A policy that Gov. Martin O'Malley said would limit deportations from Baltimore to cases in which the immigrant poses a threat to public safety is facing criticism from advocates, who say it contains a loophole so large it will inevitably fall short of...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Victims advocates are expressing dismay over a decision this week by Maryland's highest court that could lead to the removal of hundreds of names from a list of registered sex offenders in the state. The advocates say removing names from the registry...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 10:23 AM
As the mom of an infant and a toddler, I have been both dreading and dying to hear another parent ask me one question: "Do you have a gun in your house?"
It's a question Ann Marie Crowell of Saugus, Mass., told me she has wished every day for the...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 5:49 PM
Baltimore County is adding additional police officers and improving nighttime lighting as part of a public safety focus for new developments in Towson, including next month's opening of a 15-screen movie theater.
With multiple projects sprouting in...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 7:30 PM
Nearly 15 months after launching what he called the "boldest move in criminal justice in decades," Gov. Jerry Brown declared victory over a prison crisis that had appalled federal judges and stumped governors for two decades.
Diverting thousands of...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Asiana Airlines Flight 214 swooped over San Francisco Bay that summer day, its instruments indicating it was too high to start a safe landing.
The pilots adjusted the altitude but inadvertently shut off the automatic throttle. That caused the Boeing 777...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Graco Children's Products is recalling 1.9 million infant car seats in what is now the largest seat recall in American history.
Graco announced the recall Tuesday, ending a five-month battle between the...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 3:55 AM
Numerous people were hospitalized Wednesday night in Boston following an incident at TD Garden arena during a show by the popular DJ Avicii.
According to the Associated Press, 36 people were taken to a hospital and up to 50 others were treated or...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 3:00 AM
To paraphrase Marvin Gaye's "Inner City Blues," it makes you want to holler, the way so many people in Baltimore do their lives.
Dying is too easy in this city, and neither death nor we should be proud. Even before summer officially arrives, nearly 90...