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  • Sheriff's report: 19 shots in friendly-fire incident 'proper'

    Sheriff's report: 19 shots in friendly-fire incident 'proper'
    The bullets kept coming. An off-duty police detective, who had been trying to help capture a fleeing suspect, was on the ground, shouting to be heard over 19 gunshots unleashed at him. "I'm a cop, I'm Hallandale Police," Hallandale Beach Detective...
  • Comptroller's Race: McLaughlin Wins Easily Over Cadena In GOP Primary

    Sharon McLaughlin, an accountant, longtime Republican activist and the party-endorsed candidate, brushed aside opponent Angel Cadena in Tuesday's Republican primary for the office of state comptroller. "I'm excited," said McLaughlin. "I'm looking forward...
  • Elmer A. AndersonNovember 19, 1921 - July 29, 2014

    Elmer A. Anderson<br/>November 19, 1921 - July 29, 2014
    Lt. Col. Elmer A. “Andy” Anderson, Jr., USMC ret., Naval Aviator, Test Pilot and Aeronautical Engineer, died peacefully Tuesday at his home in Newport Beach.  He was 92. Born in 1921 in Linton, North Dakota, Anderson attended North Dakota...
  • How much can Obama really do outside the U.S.?

    To the editor: Max Boot is long on criticism but short on useful advice. ("Obama needs to work on his foreign policy, not his golf game," Op-Ed, July 29) He says we should have "trained" the Libyan army, because that worked so well in Iraq. What...
  • Cannon fire at Fort McHenry helps to mark celebration

    Cannon fire at Fort McHenry helps to mark celebration
    The gunners at Fort McHenry readied the 3-ton cannon known as Messenger, heaving it into position behind a wooden wall with a block-and-rope pulley system and loading it with gunpowder and a substitute cannonball of peat moss. The call came: "Clear!" and...
  • Aaron C. Dutton, Marine, engineer & magician

    Aaron C. Dutton, Marine, engineer & magician
    Aaron C. Dutton, who walked away from a scholarship at Morehouse University to join the United States Marine Corps at the age of 17, died from stroke complications on Aug. 25. The 40-year Baltimore resident was 74. Born Aaron Coleman Dutton in September...
  • Clermont hosting a ceremony in honor of 9/11 victims

    Clermont hosting a ceremony in honor of 9/11 victims
    The public is invited to attend a memorial program sponsored by the City of Clermont on Thursday at 9 a.m. The ceremony is being held to honor the victims and first-responders of the World Trade Center collapse following the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11,...
  • Syria, Egypt strife sparks surge in cyber attacks: McAfee

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Syria's civil war and political strife in Egypt have thrown up new battlegrounds on the Web and driven a surge in cyber attacks in the Middle East, according to a leading Internet security company. More than half of incidents in the...
  • Broward killer apologizes, then speaks against death penalty before execution

    Broward killer apologizes, then speaks against death penalty before execution
    — 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...
  • Nick Francona goes from hell of war to Angels' front office

    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....
  • Irvine company gets defense contract

    Irvine-based defense contractor Iris Technology will provide the U.S. Marine Corps with $7.8 million worth of solar power adapters — 1,563 to be exact. Known as Generation II, or SPA II, this is one of the company's mobile, solar-powered...