| 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-...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 6:54 AM
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...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 4:08 PM
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...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 11:05 AM
Harford County Commission on Veterans' Affairs is hosting Veterans' Muster from 9 a.m. to noon May 17 at the William N. McFaul Activities Center at 525 W. MacPhail Road in Bel Air.
The event is planned as an effort for the Harford County Commission on...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 6:59 PM
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,...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 2:27 PM
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...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 5:50 AM
Rescue crews were searching on Monday for the pilot of a vintage single-engine airplane that went missing after colliding with another plane over the San Francisco Bay while returning from an air show, officials said.
The vintage Cessna 210 collided...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 8:00 AM
He grew up on the sea. So maybe it's only natural that Dillon Griffith still has some salt water in his blood.
Which would help explain why the 82-year-old retired heavy-duty mechanic has spent the last 37 years — miles from the ocean —...
| 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...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 8:54 AM
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,...