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  • Here's the pitch from Wilfred Santiago

    Here's the pitch from Wilfred Santiago
    He was a man in motion — the beautifully controlled fury of a great athlete. How, though, to convey that energy and grit and grace on the flat page of a graphic novel? How to suggest the up-and-at-'em vigor of a Roberto Clemente in a venue that...
  • Attorney General Files Lawsuits: Joplin Charities say Scammers Hurt a Community Greatly in need of Donations, Aid

    Attorney General Files Lawsuits: Joplin Charities say Scammers Hurt a Community Greatly in need of Donations, Aid
    Attorney General Chris Koster is suing Alivio Foundation, Inc., based in Puerto Rico, and Steve Blood, of Georgia. They are accused of fraudulently soliciting donations through the internet to help victims of the May 22 Joplin tornado. Volunteers for...
  • Tropical wave could bring heavy rain to Puerto Rico, Hispaniola

    Tropical wave could bring heavy rain to Puerto Rico, Hispaniola
    A tropical wave near the Leeward Islands could bring heavy rain and gusty winds to the islands and Puerto Rico and Hispaniola on Saturday night into Sunday. However, it has a low chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours. TROPICAL...
  • Wedding: Maldonado and McCall

    Leann Love Maldonado and William Jackson McCall, who were school sweethearts at John Burroughs High in Burbank, were married at the Little Brown Church of the Valley, the same church in which the bride’s parents were married. Officiating was...
  • Tropical wave in central Caribbean producing only a few showers, thunderstorms

    Tropical wave in central Caribbean producing only a few showers, thunderstorms
    2 p.m. update: The tropical wave over the central Caribbean is producing only a few disorganized showers and thunderstorms. It is moving westward at about 20 mph. It has only a 10 percent chance of becoming a tropical cyclone during the next 48 hours....
  • Atlantic disturbance's chance of developing lowered to 80 percent

    Atlantic disturbance's chance of developing lowered to 80 percent
    A "vigorous" tropical disturbance in the Atlantic continues to organize, and there is a high chance that it will grow into a tropical depression or Tropical Storm Emily on Monday, the National Hurricane Center said. However, a hurricane hunter aircraft...
  • Tropical Storm Emily forms near islands; predicted to intensify into a hurricane

    Tropical Storm Emily forms near islands; predicted to intensify into a hurricane
    Tropical Storm Emily emerged in the Caribbean near the Lesser Antilles on Monday evening, and its initially predicted to draw close to South Florida on Saturday as a minimal hurricane. It has had little change in strength since forming. At 5 a.m. the...
  • Tropical Storm Emily no longer forecast to be a hurricane

    Tropical Storm Emily no longer forecast to be a hurricane
    Tropical Storm Emily is no longer projected to be a hurricane when it approaches South Florida, either late on Friday or early on Saturday. Rather, it would remain a strong storm with sustained winds of 60 mph. Further, under the latest forecast, its...
  • Tropical Storm Emily strengthens and starts moving again

    Tropical Storm Emily strengthens and starts moving again
    After coming to a standstill on Tuesday morning, Tropical Storm Emily has resumed its march westward through the Caribbean. It also has strengthened slightly. At 2 p.m., the system was about 215 miles southeast of San Juan, Puerto Rico, moving west at 12...
  • Tropical Storm Emily's projected path shifts farther away from South Florida

    Tropical Storm Emily's projected path shifts farther away from South Florida
    Tropical Storm Emily's projected path has been shifted farther to the east of Florida, reducing but far from eliminating the state's risk. Meanwhile, the system also is forecast to be a relatively mediocre tropical storm with sustained winds of 45 mph as...
  • Tropical Storm Emily's track shifts slightly west toward Florida

    Tropical Storm Emily's track shifts slightly west toward Florida
    Tropical Storm Emily's heavy rains and gusty winds are expected to start spreading over the Dominican Republic and Haiti by Wednesday evening and the southern Bahamas on Thursday. At 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Emily was about 60 miles southeast of Isla Beata,...