| Mar 14, 2010
Something Is Out There
Alfred A. Knopf: 288 pp., $25.95
We surrender our attention to a well-told tale with a particular anticipation, opening ourselves to its rhythms of disclosure, its promise of resolution. And then,...
| Mar 16, 2010
| 8:00 PM
HARTFORD, Conn. -- In a Hollywood-style heist, thieves cut a hole in the roof of a warehouse, rappelled inside and scored one of the biggest hauls of its kind -- not diamonds, gold bullion or Old World art, but about $75 million in antidepressants and...
| Mar 17, 2010
Sometime in the early morning Sunday, thieves scaled the walls of the Eli Lilly warehouse on Freshwater Boulevard.
As a light rain fell, they cut a hole in the roof of the 70,000-square-foot building and slid down ropes to get inside.
| Dec 21, 2009
| 9:46 AM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Mellany Sorrell's face glistened with sweat as she lifted packages and seemed in constant motion during the holiday rush at the epicenter of UPS' global air shipping network.
The 29-year-old methodically hoisted boxes and put them...
| Feb 10, 2010
| 6:09 AM
The American Red Cross lends a hand to people who are stranded by the snow.
Dozens of passengers found themselves stuck at the Greyhound Bus Station downtown Tuesday night due to the snow storm. Service to Chicago, Saint Louis and other cities was...
| Dec 25, 2009
| 1:38 PM
OKLAHOMA CITY - A fierce Christmas storm dumped more snow and ice across the nation's midsection Friday after stranding travelers as highways and airports closed and leaving many to celebrate the holiday just where they were.
Meteorologists predicted the...
| May 3, 2010
| 1:33 PM
Keeping guns off the streets is a dirty operation, but since 2002 it has been the top priority in Marion County, Indiana. The mandate to destroy all weapons seized, came into effect when Sheriff Frank Anderson took office in 2002.
The March 5th...
| May 14, 2010
Where are Richard Halliburton's boots?
That question is rolling around in the minds of members of the Laguna Beach Historical Society, or to be more precise, the revived historical society.
Halliburton's boots, and a complete collection of first...
| May 29, 2010
There's a swath of our country that's built upon the foundation of meat plus smoke plus sauce. What a beautiful formula. It's too wide of a swath, however, to cover in three days, which was the amount of time I had set for a barbecue road trip.
| May 30, 2010
| 3:51 PM
If Max Lang ever doubted that he was a big-time college football prospect, he surely has no doubts now. Syracuse and Arizona State are the latest to offer the 6-foot-6, 280-pound offensive lineman.
The offers are his 13th and 14th overall as the big boys...
| Dec 28, 2009
Officials say nine people, including at least six children, are dead in an apartment fire in Mississippi.
State fire marshal Mike Chaney says the pre-dawn fire happened at an apartment complex on Mississippi Highway 25-South in Starkville.