| Jan 2, 2015
| 7:23 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Alcohol is the leading known preventable cause of developmental and physical birth defects in the United States, according to Kidshealth.org, but despite that, many women still drink during pregnancy (either knowingly or before they...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 8:17 PM
Kenneth Jones, a longtime Manchester town employee, Shriners member and avid bagpipe player, died Dec. 18. He was 85.
Jones, who lived his entire life in Manchester, was the son of Norman and Ethel Jones, two immigrants from Northern Ireland who came to...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Developers of a proposed Mariano's store at the corner of North and Harlem avenues in Chicago told community members Wednesday night that they hoped the project would serve as a "catalyst" for business at the edge of the city's west side.
At a community...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 3:00 AM
There was just enough time — a minute or two — for Byron Smith to think. That's not always a good thing in golf, but he could not help himself.
A morning sun rode low over the Napa hills, casting its sheen across a course still wet with dew....
| Oct 17, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The headline, "Hagel unveils military plan on climate threat" blew my mind. Have we gone completely insane? We need to fight real terrorists, not imaginary climate change right now.
After watching the Scott-Crist debate on Wednesday, the only thing I...
| Oct 16, 2014
THURSDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS
|| MLB || NLCS, Gm. 5: St. Louis@San Fran. || FS18 ||
|| NBA pre. || Milwaukee@Cleveland (T) || NBANoon ||
|| Cleveland vs. Indiana (T) || NBA2 ||
|| Boston@Philadelphia || NBA7 ||
|| Lakers vs....
| Oct 12, 2014
| 1:08 PM
Dr. Donald A. Morrison, a retired orthopedic surgeon who had been a partner with Towson Orthopaedic Associates, died Oct. 6 of complications from dementia at Arden Courts of Towson. The longtime Lutherville resident was 82.
The son of Allan A. Morrison,...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 11:59 AM
The Connecticut Valley Toy Show held Oct. 5 included a celebrity from the toy collector's world: Bob Parker, author of the first comprehensive guide for Hot Wheels® collectors and one of the first inductees into the Diecast Hall of Fame, in the...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 4:08 PM
In more than 40 years as a plant manager in the food-and-beverage industry, few men balanced their family and work lives as well as Armin Georg Wolle.
"All of the people we grew up playing with were co-workers' kids," recalls daughter Christine Wolle of...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 4:28 PM
Nearly 120 local children are getting help from the Lake County Shriners this year because circumstances prevent their own families from providing the health care they need.
Among them is 13-year-old Matt Baugh, who suffered burns over more than 70...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Without seeing him, Zachary Craig sounds like a normal boy.
He cuddles with his favorite pet, a Shih Tzu named Fritz. He sways with ease through the monkey bars. Like any boy, he has pictures of his favorite idol on his bedroom wall: heroic...