| Aug 7, 2012
| 8:14 AM
At least 200 people were treated at Bay Area hospitals Monday night after a massive fire broke out at a Richmond refinery, spewing black toxic smoke across nearby cities and prompting stay-inside orders from health officials....
| Jun 23, 2011
| 1:43 PM
A woman whose ex-husband was convicted of trying to kill her now claims that he is at it again from behind bars.
Carolyn Mahoney has filed a suit charging that her ex-husband, Billy Cox, solicited fellow inmates at Dixon Correctional Center to murder...
| Nov 27, 2010
| 7:49 PM
Purdue struggled with poor shooting once again Saturday night and this time an early hole proved too tough to excape.
Richmond took advantage of the Boilermakers' woes to claim an early lead it never relinquished on the way to a 65-54 victory and a...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 7:11 AM
Kori Gardner and Jason Hammel make up the duo Mates of State, a modern pop band that delivers sunny melodies that won't blind you with stupidity. Their music would be perfect for radio -- except that modern radio, commercial seems intent on fending off...
| Jan 18, 2011
| 8:48 PM
Brandon Paul scored 17 of his 20 points in the first half to lead No. 23 Illinois past 17th-ranked Michigan State 71-62 on Tuesday night.
The Illini (14-5, 4-3 Big Ten) led 53-43 on a 3-pointer by Paul with 13:08 to play. But they had to hold off a late...
| May 8, 2012
| 4:24 AM
Given James Johnson’s head-coaching inexperience, many have surmised that he will include a former big whistle on his Virginia Tech basketball staff. If so, here’s a possibility:
Navy associate head coach Kurt Kanaskie.
Kanaskie has worked...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 1:56 PM
First, just to be clear, Gospel Music in this case has nothng to do with gospel music. It's the name of an indie-pop band from Jacksonville, Florida.
Owen Holmes, known as bassist for Black Kids, records under that name. Today's free tune comes from...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 6:55 PM
Brian Thornton and David Smith, both former UC Irvine standouts, have been named to the U.S. Olympic men's volleyball team, pending approval from the U.S. Olympic Committee.
Upon approval, Thornton and Smith along with the rest of the nominated team...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 6:28 AM
NEW ORLEANS -- Gas prices shot up by nearly 5 cents a gallon nationwide Wednesday -- with one-day surges of as much as 14 cents in some states -- after Hurricane Isaac cut output from refineries along the Gulf Coast.
But experts say the price spike is...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 11:09 AM
RICHMOND, Calif. -- A massive fire broke out at a Richmond refinery, spewing toxic black smoke across nearby cities and prompting stay-inside orders from health officials.
Officials at the Chevron refinery said in an update early Tuesday morning that the...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 8:28 AM
Thomson Reuters has released its top 100 U.S. hospitals based on overall performance.
The hospitals were ranked on 10 key areas: mortality, medical complications, patient safety, average patient stay, expenses, profitability, patient satisfaction,...