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  • New York driver with snake around her neck crashes into firehouse

    NEW YORK — A New York woman who crashed her Toyota Prius into a firehouse with a stolen python wrapped around her neck pleaded not guilty to charges including reckless endangerment and larceny on Tuesday, law enforcement officials said. Sarah...
  • Becca Meyers sets another world record at Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships

    Becca Meyers sets another world record at Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships
    Para-swimming Meyers breaks another world record in Pasadena Becca Meyers of Timonium set a world record for the second time in three days at the Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships in Pasadena, Calif., by taking the women's 200-meter individual...
  • On The Fly

    The Edgewood Little League baseball team from Bristol won the U.S. East championship by edging Johnston, R.I., 2-1 in the final game at West Deptford, N.J., and will face West University Little League from Houston in the Senior League World Series on...
  • New Hallandale principal chosen from among 40 applicants

    There's a new face at the helm of Gulfstream Middle School in Hallandale Beach. Appointed in late July, Robert Pappas joins the Dolphins after a five-year stint as assistant principal at Sunrise Middle School. "It's a nice feeling to know that I...
  • August 2014 TV premieres, movies, specials and finales

    August 2014 TV premieres, movies, specials and finales
    Starz in August premieres "Outlander," its most anticipated series since "Spartacus." The 16-episode first season comes from exec producer Ron Moore ("Battlestar Galactica") and is based on Diana Gabaldon's immensely popular "Outlander" book series. It...
  • On The Fly: State's Pro Lacrosse Team Needs A Name

    We have a National Lacrosse League team with the Philly franchise moving here. Now we need a name. Edmonton is the Rush; maybe we can be the Connecticut Crush. Or Mohegan Mayhem. After all, the league averages 22 goals a game. Anyway, it's pretty neat...
  • Baseball: How players with Hampton Roads connections are faring in the majors and minors (updated 8/2)

    While Michael Cuddyer and Ryan Zimmerman hope their ailments heal, Jake Cave is shining with the Trenton Thunder and Chad Pinder also is batting over .300. Justin Verlander has struggled this year, but he'll have a chance to win a World Series for the...
  • Bethlehem pop punk duo emerges from DIY scene

    For years, bands in the area have played house-show venues such as the former Secret Art Space and Pirate's Cove — unknown to many. Among those to emerge from the area's DIY scene is Bethlehem's indie pop punk duo Slingshot Dakota. "How do you...
  • Philly-based Wilbur evolves into catchy folk band

    From Long Island to Philadelphia — three 20-something childhood friends reunited and formed a band in the City of Brotherly Love. Matt Bevilacqua, Kieran Kriss and Simon Tangney played together in Long Island. They all moved to Philadelphia about...
  • 'Alive Inside' illustrates music's joyous power for dementia patients

     'Alive Inside' illustrates music's joyous power for dementia patients
    One of the most joyous moments in "Alive Inside," a documentary exploring how music helps reawaken memories and emotions in dementia patients, occurs when a nursing-home resident with dementia reacts to hearing his favorite music. Henry Dreher, 94 at...
  • 'Affluenza' tries for 'Great Gatsby,' comes up shortchanged

     'Affluenza' tries for 'Great Gatsby,' comes up shortchanged
    It might be true that the very rich, as F. Scott Fitzgerald put it, "are different from you and me," but movies about their profligate kids tend toward dime-a-dozen sameness. "Affluenza," director Kevin Asch's look at excess in Great Neck, N.Y., abounds...