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  • Give the Kaufmans a break: sailing adventure was brazen, not stupid

    Maybe because I’m not a parent, I don’t have a problem with the San Diego couple who decided to set sail across the South Pacific in a 36-foot boat from Mexico with their 1-year-old and 3-year-old daughters in tow. Even though things went...
  • William Hector von KleinSmid August 30, 1937 - March 16, 2014

    William Hector von KleinSmid August 30, 1937 - March 16, 2014
    William (Bill) Hector von KleinSmid, 76, of Corona del Mar, California, died peacefully at his home March 16, 2014, surrounded by his devoted family. Bill is survived by his loving wife of 23 years, Marjorie; his beautiful daughters Kristen and Lauren,...
  • Amelia Earhart disappearance eerily similar to missing Malaysian flight

    Amelia Earhart disappearance eerily similar to missing Malaysian flight
    A plane vanished without a trace. The media grasped at every possible lead. A riveted public submitted tips and government officials argued about where to search. Anguished relatives wondered what really happened and hope dimmed with each passing day....
  • Pa.Game Commission proposes 2014-15 hunting/trapping seasons and bag limits

     
    The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today gave preliminary approval to hunting and trapping seasons and bag limits for 2014-15 license year. Hunters and trappers – particularly those setting vacations for this fall and winter – are...
  • Cops: Man falsely reported person fell in lake on North Side

    Cops: Man falsely reported person fell in lake on North Side
    An Edgewater man has been charged with making a false emergency call after Chicago Police and the U.S. Coast Guard searched Lake Michigan near Edgewater Beach for a person in the water this morning, authorities said. Daniel Grunauer, 30, of the 5800...
  • Search halted for California man swept out to sea during baptism

    Search halted for California man swept out to sea during baptism
    The search for a man who was swept out to sea while helping a Santa Maria pastor during a baptism ceremony at a coastal park in northern Santa Barbara County was suspended Monday. Crews from multiple agencies including the U.S. Coast Guard had been...
  • Aegean sailor's relatives sue GPS maker

    Aegean sailor's relatives sue GPS maker
    Family members of one of four men killed during the Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race two years ago have filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court against the boat's GPS manufacturer and distributor. Loren Mavromati, the widow of Theo Mavromatis (their...
  • Coast Guard blasts Shell for ignoring risks over Arctic rig in 2012

    SEATTLE — A Coast Guard investigation into the 2012 grounding of the Kulluk, an offshore drilling rig operated by Royal Dutch Shell in the harsh Arctic, blasted the oil company for legal violations, poor management and taking undue risks,...
  • Why 9/11 can happen again

     Why 9/11 can happen again
    In February 2001, a bipartisan federal commission on which we served warned that terrorists would acquire weapons of mass destruction and mass disruption. "Attacks against American citizens on American soil, possibly causing heavy casualties, are likely...
  • Texas oil spill harms wildlife; officials work to reopen ship channel

    Authorities in Texas were hoping to partially reopen the busy Houston Ship Channel on Monday, officials said, after a significant oil spill over the weekend that is harming wildlife and the local economy. [Updated, 5:35 p.m. March 24: The shipping...
  • Support caregivers who work with the disabled [Letter]

    Support caregivers who work with the disabled [Letter]
    Melwood applauds Sen. Thomas M. Middleton's efforts to increase pay for caregivers who directly support people with disabilities ("Fairness for caregivers," March 20). Based in Upper Marlboro, Melwood is one of the largest employers of people with...