| Aug 13, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Thousands of children from Central America have entered the United States unlawfully in recent months, many of them fleeing horrific violence.
As the Border Patrol and the immigration courts are overwhelmed with these unaccompanied minors, many have...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 3:11 PM
Student filmmakers still have time to enter short films that could earn them a $300 scholarship award during the Montrose Film Festival to be held Aug. 22 and 23 in the parking lot beside Andersen's Pet Shop, 2218 Honolulu Ave.
The deadline for...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 7:58 PM
With a modest goal of cutting time and setting a personal record, La Cañada High alumna Katy Campbell accomplished so much more at the USA Swimming Senior National Championships in Irvine.
Campbell helped close out the five-day long competition Sunday...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 4:07 PM
The Northbrook Park District may share space with the Northern Suburban Special Recreation Association if voters approve the idea for converting a local Five Seasons Sports Club into a community recreation center, officials say.
| Jun 20, 2014
| 5:34 PM
Before he exacted his revenge, Elliot Rodger wrote extensively about the people he hated for rejecting him: Popular men. Beautiful women. People who partied hard.
James Hong, David Wang and George Chen were not those people. They just happened to...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 4:09 AM
Hartford's Wadsworth Atheneum — the country's oldest public art museum — positioned itself at the vanguard of Modern architecture in the 1930s with exhibits and visits by the movement's leading proponents.
But the Wadsworth took it a step...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:39 AM
An Arizona congressional candidate at a protest mistook a busload of YMCA campers for undocumented immigrant children on Tuesday, according to a report on The ArizonaRepublic website, azcentral.com.
Adam Kwasman, a Republican state representative who...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 3:12 PM
Thirty years of diligent efforts to ignite development north of I-84 in Hartford has led to one inescapable conclusion. There was never a sufficient spark for developers — or residents — to take the leap of faith necessary to grow a new,...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 10:20 AM
They lifted their heads as the first round of fireworks kissed the night sky.
A year ago, my two youngest daughters, 6 and 4, stood in the Hamden Plaza parking lot, along with one of their two older sisters. Though we were a mile away from where the...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 7:31 AM
I was shooting a picture of the big church on Vine Street and Albany Avenue in Hartford when Joan Facey popped out of a storefront that I had not noticed, a few feet away, to see what I was up to.
Facey, a former certified nurse assistant and home...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 5:20 AM
We stood on the edge of the precipice, stunned momentarily by a sign we had not anticipated when we arrived for our long-planned plunge into the Gorges du Verdon, the French version of the Grand Canyon near Provence.
In dire terms, the sign warned of...