| Aug 23, 2011
| 2:37 PM
With the hindsight provided by 108 years, it would seem Orville and Wilbur Wright's first flight in Kitty Hawk, N.C., might have warranted a Page 1 banner headlines, but it rated just a one-column Page 3 headline in the Dec. 19, 1903, Tribune. Under the...
| Sep 24, 2010
| 8:28 AM
NEWPORT NEWS — Fifty years ago today the largest dry dock in the world filled with water from the James River, setting afloat the world's largest ship and first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier.
At 10:30 a.m. on Sept. 24, 1960, Mrs. William B....
| May 8, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Psychologists have learned that we rank fatal events by roughly squaring the death toll per event. An automobile accident with one fatality is seen as one fatality. One hundred accidents with one fatality apiece are still seen as 100 deaths.......
| Jun 24, 2011
| 3:55 PM
Bill Russell has fond memories of his years at Hoover High School. As a member of the school band, Russell and his fellow players marched down Main Street at the just-opened Disneyland, performed for the audience at the annual Hoover vs. Glendale game...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 4:28 PM
Russell Argabrite didn't always talk what happened aboard the USS California during the attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. When he finally did, it made a difference.
The career Navy man and longtime Norfolk resident began speaking out about his...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 2:51 PM
Salvatore Joseph "Joe" DeMarco, a commercial artist and former manager of art services for AAI Corp. who was also widely known for his detailed drawings of World War I aircraft, died Friday of lung cancer at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson.
The White Marsh...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 3:03 PM
Steger resident Danielle Dennis-Towne was killed by a gunshot wound to the head, and the North Carolina man who allegedly shot her is on his way back to Kitty Hawk to face murder charges, authorities said this afternoon.
The Virginia state medical...
| Dec 19, 2007
| 6:05 AM
Upon their arrival at the windy dunes along the Indiana shore of Lake Michigan, Octave Chanute and his assistants started to unload strange-looking contraptions from the crates they had brought from Chicago.
Chanute, who was 64 and had made a fortune...
| Mar 27, 2009
Maybe it's because a working model of the Mars rover is plopped in the nook of what was once a grand, ornate fireplace.
Or because the old coach house, with its loft that once stored hay, now accommodates a design for a spacecraft powered by solar sail....
| May 22, 2009
I admit it: I was a little tough on the first "Night at the Museum." My son and I disagree all the time on movies, yet I suppose it took his delight in the film's simple but surefire premise (to preteens especially) to make me reconsider. Also, repeated...
| Jun 5, 2008
"Nashville Star" will cut straight to the chase when it premieres next week: Rather than showing us hours of audtion footage, the show is putting its 12 finalists on stage right away.
The show is entering its sixth season -- and the first on NBC after...