| May 9, 2014
| 4:53 PM
At the ceremonial entrance of Arlington National Cemetery across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., stands a majestic citadel of white marble strung across the landscape like outstretched arms embracing visitors, pilgrims and mourners who come to...
| May 12, 2014
| 6:18 PM
The Mexican national convicted of killing a veteran U.S. Coast Guard officer after ramming a panga into his boat off the Santa Barbara coast was sentenced Monday to life in federal prison without parole.
Jose Mejia-Leyva, 42, was convicted of second-...
| May 29, 2014
| 12:17 PM
Byron G. "Geoff" Tosi Jr. the semiretired president and CEO of Albre Marble Restoration Specialists Inc., died May 23 of complications from emphysema at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 70.
The son of Byron G. Tosi, a wine and spirits importer,...
| May 19, 2014
| 9:22 PM
APPROVED 2014-15 HUNTING SEASONS AND BAG LIMITS SQUIRRELS, Red, Gray, Black and Fox (Combined): Special season for eligible junior hunters, with or without required license, and mentored youth – Oct. 11-17 (6 daily, 18 in possession limit after...
| May 1, 2014
| 6:27 AM
The body of a pilot who went missing after his Cessna collided midair with another small plane in waters off San Francisco was recovered Wednesday from inside the wreckage.
Working with the Contra Costa Sheriff's Office, a marine salvage company...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 12:20 PM
A Romeoville man died on a cruise ship during a vacation last month, family members confirmed Monday.
John Perricone, 29, was on a Carnival Cruise Lines ship near Cozumel, Mexico, when he fell ill on Feb. 19, according to his father-in-law, Lee Forseth....
| Feb 26, 2014
| 1:22 PM
Authorities say they have few new leads in the search for a 61-year-old Des Plaines woman whose car was found Saturday parked near the Evanston lakefront.
"It's kind of almost a wait and see at this point," said Des Plaines police Cmdr. Randy Akin. "We'...
| Feb 20, 2014
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...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 6:25 PM
A congressman who has called for government regulations to reduce helicopter noise in Los Angeles County criticized the Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday for its effort to develop voluntary guidelines for local chopper flights.
Rep. Adam B....
| Jan 28, 2014
| 4:22 PM
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...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 5:41 PM
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...