| Oct 1, 2014
| 8:02 PM
The helicopter airframe was winched slowly into position three stories high, suspended on cables and packed with dummies of every size — seated, standing and in simulated motion.
At 15 seconds, the countdown began.
And at the end, pyrotechnics...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 8:44 AM
Kevin Brenton, a retired U.S. Navy captain and former submarine squadron commander, has joined Huntington Ingalls Industries as corporate director of customer affairs for submarine programs, the company announced this week.
Brenton most recently...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Otter Media, the online-video joint venture of AT&T and The Chernin Group, named former American Airlines and AT&T exec Virasb Vahidi as CEO and also appointed ex-YouTube VP of content Tom Pickett to lead its targeted-channels business.
Formed in April...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 10:28 PM
When Raymundo Lazaro showed up for a shift last week at Vinyl Technology Inc., a Monrovia defense contractor that has employed him for the last 18 years, his boss took him aside.
Lazaro, an immigrant from Mexico who came to the country illegally 23...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 11:38 AM
When you're a Libertarian candidate in Maryland, garnering more than 1 percent of the vote on Election Day counts as a win. But for Shawn Quinn, candidate for governor, nothing short of toppling both the major-party candidates will feel like victory....
| 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,...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 6:51 PM
The deadly Tomahawks roared in from two directions in the predawn hours Tuesday, as the guided-missile destroyer Arleigh Burke in the Red Sea and the cruiser Philippine Sea in the north Persian Gulf fired 47 cruise missiles across the cold desert and into...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Backstage before a debate between the two main candidates vying for Montana’s lone seat in the U.S. House, the moderator joked with John Lewis, the Democrat, asking whether he had brought his guitar to perform.
The Republican, Ryan Zinke, a former...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Gerald Wilson, a bandleader, trumpeter, composer, arranger and educator whose multifaceted career reached from the swing era of the 1930s to the diverse jazz sounds of the 21st century, has died. He was 96.
Wilson, who had been in declining health, died...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 6:41 PM
John A. Walker Jr., a convicted spy who masterminded a family operation that sold military secrets for nearly two decades and enabled the Soviet Union to decipher more than 1 million classified messages sent and received by U.S. Navy vessels, has died...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:37 PM
U.S. Navy seaman Matthew Snow, on a 30-day leave from his post in Japan, hoped his return to South Florida in March 2013 would mean plenty of quality time with his new girlfriend.
Instead, the 22-year-old sailor from Broward died after being stabbed in...