| Aug 5, 2014
| 10:47 AM
A small U.S. military team has arrived in Kiev to help investigate the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17, the United States said on Tuesday, with more direct training support for Ukraine also possible.
The team of about 10 people - which...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 2:25 PM
That the state's last traditional textile mill is back in business is cause for celebration.
The Warren mills in Stafford Springs made quality woolens for men's suits and coats for 160 years. Hearts were broken when the operation closed in December,...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 7:35 PM
Billy Hurley III shot a seven-under-par 63 on Friday to take a one-stroke lead after the second round of the Greenbrier Classic at White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.
Hurley played bogey-free in shooting his lowest score of the season. The former U.S. Navy...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 4:58 PM
Term limits are forcing Orange County Commissioner Fred Brummer from the seat that represents the northwest area of the county around Lake Apopka.
Five candidates are vying to replace him in an Aug. 26 primary, and if no one wins more than 50 percent of...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Following a report that more than 70 percent of firefighters are overweight, Darryl Owens' July 28 column, "Fat firefighters are a safety risk for themselves, public," outlined numerous initiatives being taken to address the problem.
There is another...
| Jul 26, 2014
| 11:26 AM
Unbeknownst to many, an entire fleet of military aircraft is being quietly assembled just up Interstate 4.
We're talking MiG-21s, A-4K Skyhawks, MB-339s and more.
This isn't a museum. It's a growing fleet of more than 70 fighter jets, capable of...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Armageddon is threatening to engulf, if not all of humanity, at least a good part of Hampton Roads. In other words, it's just another day in the life of Thomas Statford, private eye of the gods.
Statford, the title character in Hampton author John G....
| Jul 13, 2014
| 4:39 PM
The race for Broward Circuit Judge Group 8 was supposed to be between an appointed incumbent and a challenger who felt he was better suited to the job.
But the race changed abruptly on May 27, when the incumbent, Broward Circuit Judge Lynn Rosenthal,...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"WE DO not talk. We bludgeon one another with facts and theories gleaned from cursory readings of newspapers, magazines and digests," said Henry Miller.
Wonder what he'd think about today's "cursory readings" online?
I SPENT A part of last weekend...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Many people fled their homes in the Philippines as Typhoon Rammasun rumbled toward Manila, the capital, where it made landfall early Wednesday.
The storm is the first typhoon to touch down in the Philippines since Typhoon Haiyan, which was one of the...
| Jul 6, 2014
Today mostly the domain of riverboat tours and kayakers, the Chicago River was once part of the thoroughfare for 28 World War II submarines built in Wisconsin making their way out to the Pacific. To highlight this little-known chapter of Chicago history,...