| Apr 27, 2014
| 7:25 PM
When American Legion Chaplain Bill Cook peered through the chain-link fence at the windswept landscape — a broken runway, scrubby fields and green foothills in the distance — he remembered the Phantoms.
The fighter jets were once a regular...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 6:30 PM
— Broward killer Robert Lavern Henry, who viciously beat and burned his co-workers in order to steal $1,269.26, was put to death by lethal injection Thursday at Florida State Prison.
Janet Cox Thermidor, 35, and Phyllis Harris, 53, lost their...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 5:35 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — The summer in Helmand province, an arid region of southern Afghanistan known to be a Taliban stronghold, was the worst.
Hunkering down for eight months in a mud-hut compound with no running water was challenging enough for 1st Lt....
| Mar 26, 2014
| 7:00 AM
"Enlisted" Creator Kevin Biegel and Executive Producer Mike Royce decided in 2012 to create a TV workplace comedy about the military.
The odds were not in their favor.
Prime-time television, once home to madcap military adventures like Sgt. Bilko on...
| Apr 2, 2014
On Friday, March 21, the Bel Air Moose Lodge, 310 E. Jarrettsville Road in Forest Hill, hosted Joseph R. Koons, Supreme Governor of the Loyal Order of Moose.
Koons is the chief presiding officer of the Loyal Order of Moose International. Koons chose Bel...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:48 AM
BOSTON (Reuters) - Investigators continued on Thursday to probe the cause of a nine-alarm fire in a four-story apartment building in Boston's historic Back Bay neighborhood that killed two firefighters a day earlier.
The Suffolk County District Attorney'...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 7:57 PM
Gregory Kelly is a small-scale historian who is out to memorialize big-time Southern California landmarks, one by one.
There's the miniature Watts Towers, an elaborate depiction of Newport Beach's Balboa Pavilion and a proportionally correct model of...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 10:45 AM
After being grounded for much of last year, several military units are set to perform at the 2014 OC Air Show.
Organizers will host aerial demonstrations from the U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps for the June 14-15 show that is in its seventh...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 6:05 PM
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Veteran Los Angeles Police Department motorcycle officer Chris Cortijo, who died Wednesday after being hit by a driver accused of being high on cocaine, had arrested more than 3,000 DUI...
| Mar 7, 2014
Tim O'Brien taught us "How to Tell a True War Story." His short story, now more than 25 years old and part of "The Things They Carried," instructed:
A true war story is never moral. It does not instruct, nor encourage virtue, nor suggest models of...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 10:30 AM
If Garry Marshall had only ever done the TV rendition of "The Odd Couple," with longtime partner Jerry Belson, he'd be worthy of the Paddy Chayefsky laurel.
But Marshall's canon of popcorn comedy goes much deeper. His TV work stretches from writing for...