| Oct 7, 2014
| 6:04 PM
The aircraft carrier business has done more than boost the bottom line of Newport News Shipbuilding. It has almost certainly kept Hampton Roads out of a recession.
That observation, backed by data that illustrates the shipyard's striking influence in...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 11:59 AM
FARMINGTON — Henry "Hank" Palm, a Travelers executive, who was integral in the development and building of Hartford's Constitution Plaza, died on September 1. He was 81.
Palm was born in Verona, N.J. in 1933, where his parents Hugo and Rigmor Palm...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 1:34 PM
An open seat in an overwhelmingly Democratic district has attracted three candidates to the primary race.
District 100 includes the coastline of Broward and Miami-Dade counties from Dania Beach and Hollywood in the north to Surfside and Bal Harbour in...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 2:18 PM
After retiring from more than a decade of teaching in Orange County Public Schools, Henry Meacham Stanley, Sr. decided he was too young to stop working at age 65.
Retirement was boring, he told his family. So the former business teacher launched a new...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 3:56 PM
CANTON — Robert Delos Hart, who spent most of his life in town and served as chairman of the board of education, died Aug. 24. He was 92.
Hart was born in Winsted in 1922 and spent the first decade of his life in Barkhamsted Hollow on a 300-acre...
| 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
| 10:25 AM
Tinley Park participated in the first Illinois Rail Safety Week alongside about 275 municipalities in an effort to raise awareness.
The week came together through the efforts of the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police and countless officials across...
| 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...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 6:26 PM
At the reluctant direction of President Barack Obama, the United States on Tuesday finally launched airstrikes against targets in Syria, effectively expanding our theater of operations in the Middle East.
This was not a step the president wanted to...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Mark Landis didn't become an art imitator for the money. Using his name along with several aliases — he even posed as a Catholic priest — Landis attempted to donate 100 fakes to some 50 institutions in 20 states. And because he has not...