| Oct 7, 2014
| 3:22 PM
A police officer in a small McHenry County town has been indicted on felony charges of lying about his military service in applications to several police departments.
Vicenzo Lamontagna, 30, who is an officer in Johnsburg, allegedly lied on job...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 9:12 AM
Pakistan woke up to a day of mourning on Wednesday after Taliban militants killed 132 students at a school in the city of Peshawar in a grisly attack which shocked the nation and put pressure on the government to do more to tackle the insurgency.
| Nov 21, 2014
| 3:44 PM
Muslims in Indiana held a funeral service on Friday for Abdul- Rahman Kassig, formerly known as Peter, who was beheaded by Islamic State militants in Syria after being held captive for a year.
Kassig adopted Islam while he was a hostage. His family said...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 6:47 PM
Federal health officials on Monday revamped guidelines for doctors and nurses returning home to the United States from treating Ebola patients in West Africa, stopping well short of controversial mandatory quarantines being imposed by some U.S. states....
| Oct 23, 2014
| 6:07 PM
Maryland health officials designated three hospitals to receive Ebola patients in Maryland — including Johns Hopkins Hospital and the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore — changing course from previous plans almost two weeks...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 4:41 PM
U.S. service members returning from deployments in Ebola-stricken countries will be placed under a 21-day quarantine, according to an order signed Wednesday by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel.
The order comes at the recommendation of the Joint Chiefs of...
| Dec 7, 2014
NEWPORT NEWS — Ray Link said his father never really talked about his service during World War II until recently.
"Daddy didn't tell us much," he said. "It takes somebody, something finally to get it out."
That someone was 15-year-old Mitchell...
| Dec 14, 2014
One of Norfolk's longtime federal judges has announced his retirement, saying he will step aside next summer after nearly 28 years on the bench.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Tommy E. Miller, who began the job in September 1987, will retire on Aug. 31.
| Nov 18, 2014
| 10:50 AM
When the Conowingo Dam was built in 1928, it blocked a free-flowing section of the mighty Susquehanna River, creating a 14-mile-long, 9,000-acre reservoir at the head of the Chesapeake Bay near the Maryland-Pennsylvania line. While the dam has provided...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 7:53 AM
NEW BRITAIN - Fairview Cemetery will be the scene of a military memorial ceremony on Dec. 13, with more than 1,300 holiday wreaths to be placed on veterans’ grave sites.
The ceremony is party of national Wreaths Across America Day. More than 900...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 8:28 AM
If you have ever wondered "who plays a tuba?" — and who hasn't? — you will be able to find an answer, or hundreds of them, Saturday at the venerable and exquisite Palmer House Hilton, where some 400 tuba-playing people will gather with their...