| Oct 6, 2013
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- The current row over who's to blame for the latest government showdown brings to mind the story of the two men arguing on a street corner whether the world is round or flat. They agree to ask an amiable passer-by to settle the matter.
| Oct 4, 2013
| 1:05 AM
A shortage of federal money is having an effect on the Aberdeen Housing Authority. But instead of the partial government shutdown that started this week, the reduction is caused by the federal sequestration cuts that took effect in March.
| Oct 3, 2013
| 10:40 AM
In spite of opposition by 72 percent of the American public, Republican members of the House of Representatives have driven the government, and possibly the economy, over the shutdown cliff. More ominous is their threat not to agree to an increase in...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 11:18 AM
The Newport News Redevelopment and Housing Authority can make its housing assistance payments to landlords for October, but if the federal shutdown lasts more than a month, things may be different, said Executive Director Karen Wilds.
Wilds said the...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 7:52 PM
Congress has failed to fund the federal government and has shut it down. Federal employees are instructed to report to work and will be sent home when they arrive on Tuesday. Additionally, government services will be suspended. Here's a look at how...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:52 PM
Nearly 3,000 miles already separate Casa Diablo from Newark City Hall. But this week, Cory Booker strove mightily to increase that distance.
After word leaked out that the ambitious young Newark mayor had held a brief Twitter flirtation with a comely...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 7:07 PM
Though it’s a just an aged, run-down and now mostly vacant public housing complex, the Lathrop Homes is where Talitha Jackson has for a decade felt most comfortable raising her four children, she said.
“This is the safest place to raise my...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 3:15 PM
One District 62 All-Star team has extended its season and two others saw their respective postseason runs come to an end in Little League tournament action this week.
Ocean View's 9-10 All-Star team stayed alive in Division III Sub-Division South...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 8:00 PM
An Upper Marlboro man was convicted Monday of orchestrating a scheme to steal nearly $1.4 million from the Baltimore Housing Authority, the U.S. Department of Justice said.
Daren Kareem Gadsden, aka "D," was a designated landlord in the city's Section...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 10:45 PM
JURUPA VALLEY — Put in a situation where there wasn’t room for error, the Crescenta Valley 9-10 All-Star softball team shored up its pitching and defense to keep its championship aspirations alive.
Thanks to some clutch hitting from Alex...
| Jul 18, 2013
The Brawley Juniors Little League team erased a 21-year drought Tuesday, when it won the Section 7 tournament in San Diego, keeping the dream of making the Little League World Series alive.
“It was really good knowing it hasn’t been done in a...