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  • 'It's definitely a nightmare': Tornado cluster shreds North Texas

    About 10 tornadoes slashed through parts of North Texas, leaving at least six people dead, dozens injured and more than 100 homes damaged or destroyed as the tornado season got off to a frenzied start. At least three Texas counties -- Hood, Johnson...
  • Forecasters eyeing severe storm risks Thursday, likely south of Baltimore

    Forecasters eyeing severe storm risks Thursday, likely south of Baltimore
    Forecasters are watching for development of potentially severe thunderstorms across Maryland late Thursday, though the strongest chances for severe weather were expected in Southern Maryland. Warming temperatures are expected to fuel the atmospheric...
  • Baltimore pastor wins award for efforts to fight poverty, crime

    Baltimore pastor wins award for efforts to fight poverty, crime
    When passersby drive through West Baltimore's Sandtown-Winchester community, they won't see flags symbolizing unity or notice traces of an affluent town. What they will see is a neighborhood once riddled with drug trade and prostitution, now being...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'The Middle' on ABC

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'The Middle' on ABC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 6 - 12, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- Arrow Felicity and Diggle (Emily Bett Rickards,...
  • 'Top Chef' recap, 'Rebuilding New Orleans'

    Phew! They did it!  They survived week one of "Top Chef," Season 11. Chef Patty was crying over the experience, which didn’t win her any points in chef Stephanie’s book -- she insisted  she’ll only cry when she is kicked off. Hmm,...
  • Letter: Urban gardening could help the poor

    Letter: Urban gardening could help the poor
    I was very pleasantly surprised when I read the Rev. Skip Lindeman's criticism of mean-spirited Republicans (In Theory, Oct. 5). These same Republicans are insisting that our poor and hungry should be more self-reliant when it comes to obtaining food. So,...
  • Sue Jacobs receives Harford County Council proclamation

    Sue Jacobs, who has lived in Harford County, with her husband Gus for 42 years, and is the race director for the Women's 5K By The Bay (W5KBTB), has received a proclamation certificate from the Harford County Council, for fund-raising for Harford County...
  • Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna to host AmeriCorps VISTA members

    Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna will host two AmeriCorps VISTA members who will serve locally during the 2013-14 service year. Throughout the year, AmeriCorps VISTA member Joel Stetson and Cara Middendorf will work in strengthening Habitat for...
  • Driver in fatal crash with trooper's squad car gets 10 years

    Driver in fatal crash with trooper's squad car gets 10 years
    A man who drove into an Illinois state trooper's car, killing a Brookfield man and injuring the officer, was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison. Daniel C. Clark expressed remorse over causing the death of Frank Caruso, 42, before DuPage County...
  • Boys' Latin athlete Aaron Leeds demonstrates integrity off the field

    Boys' Latin athlete Aaron Leeds demonstrates integrity off the field
    Aaron Leeds just wanted his breakfast. Not the attention, not an article in a parent newsletter, not an award. Just an egg sandwich from Pepe's. As Leeds walked into the North Baltimore restaurant on a December morning on his way to school, a white...
  • Mayor attends public safety walk through East Baltimore

    Mayor attends public safety walk through East Baltimore
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake led a public safety walk Monday night through the McElderry Park neighborhood, trailed by residents, community leaders and activists chanting slogans of peace. Last month, 18-year-old Donyae Jones was killed in a...