| Sep 3, 2011
Patrick Fischer, a retired computer science professor at Vanderbilt University whose secretary was injured when he was targeted by the Unabomber in 1982, has died. He was 75.
Fischer died Aug. 26 in hospice care in Montgomery County, Md., the...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 3:28 PM
After years of seeking assistance in combatting its growing drug problem, Harford County won approval Monday to join a regional task force that will direct additional federal resources to the county's drug interdiction effort, the White House announced...
| Jul 1, 2011
Estoy en Francia, país que se puede caracterizar por decenas de cosas, entre ellas el vino. Ese es el motivo de este viaje que, como se podrán imaginar, viene "muy bien regado".
Yo vivo en Mendoza, Argentina, una "wine region" de crecimiento asombroso en...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 11:17 AM
If you are lucky, once in a great while, you talk to someone who very quickly makes you feel like you've known them forever. Life-long area resident Queenie King is one of those people.
Queenie retired at the end of the school year after driving a school...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 9:50 PM
Brian Thornton always thought that by age 26, he'd be immersed in the real world, making a name and a career for himself that had nothing to do with squeezing off sets.
Instead, he finds himself starting for the U.S. national men's volleyball team in the...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 1:13 PM
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...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 3:51 PM
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.
| Jul 23, 2011
| 4:52 AM
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.
| Jul 22, 2011
| 1:55 PM
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...
| Jul 24, 2011
| 10:53 AM
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....
| Jul 28, 2011
| 1:55 PM
Two brothers were arrested at Miami International Airport after they violently assaulted a pilot and punched a female flight attendant, police said.
Jonathan and Luis Baez, from Las Piedras, Puerto Rico, boarded an SFO-bound American Airlines flight...