| Oct 29, 2012
| 10:16 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — A fast-strengthening Hurricane Sandy churned north Monday, raking ghost-town cities along the Northeast corridor with rain and wind gusts. Subways and schools were closed across the region of 50 million people, the floor of the New...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 11:51 PM
A former Alaskan was recovered Monday but subsequently died after a replica of the tall ship HMS Bounty sank in rough seas off the coast of North Carolina. Fourteen of 16 crew members have been rescued alive by the U.S. Coast Guard, but one is still...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 10:24 AM
States along the East Coast were pummeled as Superstorm Sandy came crashing ashore.
The storm officially made landfall along the coast of southern New Jersey Monday night, but it is affecting a much wider area.
By early Tuesday, more than 7.5 million...
| May 5, 2012
100 Years Ago
In the Howard County courthouse column:
"After the completion of the criminal docket, the civil docket was taken up and the first case on it was the one of Curtis vs. Thompson. This grew out of a dispute over a...
| May 10, 2012
| 7:02 AM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — OK, you walked in the ocean and got sand in your picnic snacks. Now what?
There's more than beach to see on the North Carolina coast. Check out these one-of-a-kind attractions for a surfside side trip that's amazing, fun for the...
| May 29, 2012
| 6:34 AM
With Americans packing up for travel over the Memorial Day weekend, one coastal hot spot in Southern California is winning praise as the best U.S. beach in an annual ranking from a Florida professor.
San Diego's Coronado tops the list from "Dr. Beach,"...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 11:18 AM
Forecasts that had been predicting inland snow to reach the Baltimore area have since backed off, expecting a nor'easter to track well enough off the coast to spare the region -- but not the coastline.
Rain is in the forecast Wednesday for Maryland,...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 11:43 AM
Bill Woody had made up his mind prior to the 2012 White Marlin Open that this would be the last time he competed in what is billed as the world's largest sportfishing tournament.
It wasn't so much how expensive sportfishing had become in the dozen...
| May 31, 2012
| 8:12 PM
Glance through American newspapers from 1720 to 1748 and one change becomes abundantly clear.
The scourge of English pirates that had darkened shipping reports since the century began was replaced almost overnight by a new menace — this time an...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 8:35 PM
It took more than eight hours but they finally found him.
A Suffolk County police diver found the body of Christopher Mannino, 39, of West Islip, Saturday afternoon in the Great South Bay. He was discovered about 1:30 p.m., after he was thrown from a...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 6:20 AM
Sea levels are rising faster along the Atlantic coast - including in the Chesapeake Bay - than elsewhere around the world, and the increase appears to be accelerating, according to federal scientists.
In a paper published online in Nature Climate Change,...