| 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...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 7:23 AM
SPRING LAKE, N.J. — If you fix it, they will come.
That's the mantra — and the desperate hope — of tourism-dependent towns along the East Coast as they deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, which hit just eight days before Labor...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 3:48 PM
Lon Carl "Spoony" or "Snoots" Spoonire Jr., 60, of Hagerstown, went to be with the Lord on Friday, Nov. 18, 2011.
Born July 2, 1951, in Washington County, he was the son of the late Lon Carl Spoonire Sr. and Edith Marie (Hayslip) Spoonire.
| 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...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 7:54 AM
From the Kansas Aviation Museum:
Wichita: Deserving of the Moniker “Air Capital of the World”
In the 1920’s, Wichita became a hotbed for aviation enthusiasts, bound to build planes for an emerging new industry. Many of these...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 19, 2009
| 9:39 AM
LONDON -- Only death could silence Henry Allingham.
He went to war as a teenager, helped keep flimsy aircraft flying, survived his wounds and came home from World War I to a long - very long - and fruitful life.
But only in his last years did he...
| 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....
| Sep 2, 2008
The aircraft carrier Kitty Hawk has
arrived in Puget Sound on its final voyage before decommissioning
A Naval Base Kitsap spokesman, Tom Danaher, says the carrier is
on schedule to tie up at 9 a.m. Tuesday.
The 47-year-old ship...