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  • Journalist freed after behind-the-scenes negotiations

    Journalist freed after behind-the-scenes negotiations
    The first phone call jolted the modest Redondo Beach town house in the middle of the night. Many others like it would follow, for nearly three years. The voices on the other end of the line would vary, but all were insistent — turn over millions...
  • Judith P. Gordan, hospital volunteer

    Judith P. Gordan, hospital volunteer
    Judith P. Gordan, a longtime hospital volunteer and museum docent, died of congestive heart failure Monday at her Roland Park home. She was 89. The daughter of Thomas Carlyle Paterson, a stockbroker, and Thelma Powell Paterson, a socialite, Judith...
  • Republican Angel Fernandez Runs In Middletown's 100th House District

    Republican Angel Fernandez Runs In Middletown's 100th House District
    MIDDLETOWN — Republican candidate for state representative Angel Fernandez, until recently an unknown in local politics, said his deep military and business experience make him an ideal candidate to swipe a seat from Democrats this November....
  • Peninsula residents named to state boards

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe has named several Peninsula residents to state boards this week. They are: * Stephen G. Jurczyk of Williamsburg, Director, NASA Langley Research Center, named to the Aerospace Advisory Council; * Veronica Williams, of Hampton,...
  • Leslie Charles BrucknerApril 16, 1918 - September 21, 2014

    Leslie Charles Bruckner<br/>April 16, 1918 - September 21, 2014
    Les Bruckner was born in 1918 in Monroe, Michigan, and died on September 21, 2014 in Pasadena, California. Football and family were the cornerstones of his life. He played football at Michigan State University, and later received a Master Degree from the...
  • Daughter of pilot killed in Yosemite fire crash says he 'died a hero'

    Daughter of pilot killed in Yosemite fire crash says he 'died a hero'
    The daughter of a veteran firefighting pilot said he "died a hero" when his air tanker crashed Tuesday while battling a wildfire near Yosemite National Park. Geoffrey Craig Hunt was flying one of four planes being used in the initial attack on the Dog...
  • Pilot killed in air tanker crash in Yosemite was 13-year veteran

    Pilot killed in air tanker crash in Yosemite was 13-year veteran
    The air tanker pilot who died in a crash at Yosemite National Park on Tuesday had a 13-year record of fighting wildfires from the air in California, officials said. The pilot -- identified Wednesday as 62-year-old San Jose resident Geoffrey Craig Hunt...
  • Police arrest man in 1998 Laguna cold-case slaying of mother-in-law

    Police arrest man in 1998 Laguna cold-case slaying of mother-in-law
    Laguna Beach police detectives and Orange County District Atty.'s Office investigators made an arrest Wednesday in a 1998 cold case homicide. Officers arrested John Edward Gutierrez, 46, of Aliso Viejo, on suspicion of killing Lillian DeVilla, 55, and...
  • Navy celebrates birthday with Fleet Week events

    The U.S. Navy, local businesses and civic organizations are holding a slew of events over two weeks celebrating Fleet Week in Hampton Roads and the service's anniversary. The Navy turns 239 on Monday. The Fleet Week Golf Tournament will be held...
  • Tanker pilot's body recovered as Yosemite fire battle continues

    Tanker pilot's body recovered as Yosemite fire battle continues
    As investigators arrived Wednesday to determine the cause of a fatal air tanker crash at Yosemite National Park, officials temporarily grounded the Cal Fire airplane fleet and rescuers retrieved the pilot's body from a steep canyon. Geoffrey Craig Hunt,...
  • 'Kingdom of Ice' uncovers a polar adventure frozen in time

    'Kingdom of Ice' uncovers a polar adventure frozen in time
    The great achievement of Hampton Sides' unforgettable new book about a group of American Arctic explorers only becomes apparent halfway into its 400-plus pages. "In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette" tells...