| Jun 23, 2014
| 4:06 PM
For each budget that I have worked on as Hartford council president, we have had to overcome one major challenge. Our expenses of running city government are greater than the revenues we have coming in to pay for our priorities. Each year, our expenses...
| 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...
| 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 28, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Even the convicted killer now admits it was brutal and senseless: a young police officer left in the gutter, three bullets in his chest, one in his right temple, after a traffic stop.
The San Diego Police Department was shaken by the slaying of...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Clifton Wilson, an inmate at the state's Eastern Pre-Release Unit, spent last week in the great outdoors, relocating oysters from cages on private piers near Thomas Point on the Chesapeake Bay to a sanctuary in nearby Glebe Bay.
To the North East...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 2:41 PM
The capture of Ahmed Abu Khatallah, the alleged ringleader of the 2012 attacks on a U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, has revived an old (and tedious) debate: Are figures such as Abu Khatallah “unlawful enemy combatants” or criminals?
| Jun 1, 2014
| 7:38 PM
More than a dozen California counties have stopped honoring requests from immigration agents to hold potentially deportable inmates beyond the length of their jail terms, saying the practice may expose local sheriffs to liability.
In recent weeks,...
| May 27, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Tinley Park officials will soon begin negotiating the town's next ambulance contract with a new company, which could lead the village to drop its longtime ambulance provider.
Representatives of Trace Ambulance, the village's current ambulance provider,...
| 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...
| 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 2, 2014
| 10:24 AM
DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. safety regulators are investigating Chrysler Group's 2012 recall of 744,822 sport utility vehicles in the United States after six consumers complained of inadvertent airbag deployments even after fixes were made.