| May 8, 2013
| 2:57 PM
If a Hartford resident is in a Somers prison, should he be counted for census purposes as a resident of Somers or of Hartford?
For ages, the U.S. Census Bureau's answer — and Connecticut's — has been Somers. But in 2010 the Census Bureau...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 7:15 AM
Road closures continue to accumulate as high-standing water, downed power lines and darkened intersections dot the region. A Maryland law that took effect Oct. 1 requires motorists approaching a darkened intersection to treat it as a four-way stop.The...
| Sep 13, 2012
For 17 days, the 2012 Big E in West Springfield will dish up all sorts of family entertainment when New England's largest fair opens Friday, Sept. 14. In addition to an emphasis on the region's agricultural industry, the festival will offer live music and...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 7:05 PM
Mattawan 51, St. Joseph 42
Portage Central 71, Kalamazoo Loy Norrix 68
Holt 41, Jackson 29
Mason 53, Battle Creek Central 43
East Lansing 39,...
| May 25, 2011
Maurice Goldhaber, one of the pioneers of modern physics whose experiments helped create the current understanding of how the world works, died May 11 at his home on Long Island, N.Y., after a short illness. He had celebrated his 100th birthday less...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 11:57 PM
Twenty years ago, Bob Spitz spent several weeks touring Sicily in the company of Julia Child.
"We ate and drank and talked. We talked about her entire life," recalled the writer of "Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child." "I had her voice in my...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 9:37 PM
Dr. Phillips junior Bridget Blake, the two-time Class 4A state champion in cross country, finished 38th in a field of 40 runners Saturday at the Foot Locker National Championships in San Diego. Blake ran a time of 18 minutes, 37 seconds on the 5K (3.1-...
| Apr 29, 2011
| 12:47 PM
ALPINE, Calif. -- An East County woman was rushed to the hospital in a helicopter ambulance Thursday after she was bitten by a rattlesnake in the garage of her home, a dispatcher said.
Rescue crews went to the woman's home on Arroyo De Viejas Road in...
| May 3, 2011
| 5:36 PM
SANTEE, Calif. -- A grass fire east of Santee Lakes forced firefighters to evacuate homes Tuesday afternoon and one resident was sent to a hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation.
The fire broke out sometime before 3 p.m. near Carlton Hills...
| Jan 16, 2011
A West Michigan teenager is dead after a nasty car crash over on the east side of the state. It happened around 5:30 Saturday morning on US 23 in Hartland Township. That's about an hour northwest of Detroit.
Police say 18 year old Aaron Hendrick from...
| Oct 13, 2010
| 10:58 AM
HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: Likely named after Berkhamstead in the English county of Hertford. It is the only Barkhamsted in the nation.
LATE BLOOMER: The town was one of the last in the state to be settled, probably because it was not on the coast or major...