| Sep 8, 2011
| 3:26 PM
In a span of five weeks, the decades-old killing of a college student in a Wheaton boarding house went from cold case to conclusion.
Prison inmate Michael Whitney, 58, just a year shy of finishing a prison term for a 1982 murder, was sentenced Thursday...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 6:58 PM
I was privileged to attend the 36th Santa Ana Army Air Base (SAAAB) reunion Feb. 25 at Orange Coast College.
The event, which OCC has hosted annually since the reunion's inception in 1977, celebrated the 70th anniversary of the base's opening in 1942....
| Dec 21, 2012
When Harford County changed from farmlands to enclaves for suburban communities, it left an impact on many old families, and subsequently the way we spend our Christmases has changed.
Long ago, candy and oranges, seldom eaten during the rest of the...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 10:26 AM
A man was arrested Thursday after allegedly using stolen credit card numbers to rent hotel rooms in Laguna Beach, Newport Beach and Costa Mesa, police said Friday.
Harold Eric Larson, 37, of Orange is charged with burglary, grand theft,...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 6:21 PM
A shooting early Friday outside a small inn and residence next to the Belvedere Hotel in the Mid-Town neighborhood left a 41-year-old man dead and another critically wounded, police said.
The wounded man was identified by Mount Vernon-Belvedere...
| Aug 14, 2012
A rule that requires juniors to live on campus this year has Christopher Newport University doubling and tripling more dorm rooms to handle the influx of students.
The rule kicked in with this year's third-year students, who were told about it before...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Apparently confronted by a plethora of riches in the past season of Chicago theater, the Joseph Jefferson Awards Committee offered up not the traditional four or five nominees one finds at the Tony Awards, for instance, but a bevy of nominees for its...
| Oct 14, 2012
Online listings offered the Northeast Baltimore home for rent at a bargain price. The problem? It's not for rent — it's for sale. And the owners had nothing to do with those ads.
This sort of scam proliferates on websites and in rental advertisers,...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 11:45 AM
A few people and many open hearts have made a big difference for one orphanage in Mexico.
For the past 12 years, Jack and Vicki Dishon and Humberto and Emma Macias from Huntington Beach's Seaside Community Church have organized a monthly trip to Tijuana...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 5:49 PM
One law firm has rented out a conference room in the downtown Hilton and invited patients of a Johns Hopkins gynecologist to discuss their legal options. Other firms are taking out newspaper ads, urging his patients to contact them. Others are asking...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 10:46 AM
More men are looking for housing to share, while more women are seeking housemates, according to a nationwide analysis.
Some 44% of people trying to put their empty rooms to use at the rental website Easyroommate.com are women, 38% are men and the...