| Jul 18, 2011
| 5:15 AM
Reporting from Lakemont Park in Altoona, Pa.--
My current travels across the great American roller-coaster belt will put me aboard five of the oldest operating coasters in the world, including the very oldest at little Lakemont Park here in Altoona....
| Aug 28, 2011
On the edge of the Nebraska sand hills is Lake McConaughy, a 22-mile-long reservoir that in summer becomes a magnet for Winnebagos, fishermen and kite sailors. But officials here in Keith County, population 8,370, imagined this scene: an Al Qaeda...
| Oct 12, 2010
| 1:13 PM
Are affordable replacement parts for cars and trucks going the way of the shade tree mechanic?
Corvette owner Dick Ruzzin thinks that may be the case.
Two years ago a drunk driver forced Ruzzin's 2005 Vette off the road. A former chief designer for...
| Feb 28, 2011
You use seat belts, right?
Most people do. The undeniable safety advantages, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's ubiquitous "Click It or Ticket" campaign, the fear of seeing those flashing lights in your rearview mirror all help...
| Feb 9, 2011
Jazzing up a special cake — for Valentine's Day or any special occasion — doesn't have to involve pastry bags and five colors of buttercream. Many new cookbooks have been using "found sweets" — think peppermint patties, sugared fruit,...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 5:40 PM
| May 15, 2011
Fifty years of civil war have left Cambodia a desperately poor and damaged nation with about a third of its 15 million people below the poverty line and a per capita gross domestic product of $739 a year.
When Brandon and Andrea Ross started Journeys...
| Feb 9, 2011
| 2:23 PM
Susan Olsen, the widow of the late actor Merlin Olsen, has bought a Pasadena condo at the Granite Park Place development.
The exact purchase price of her three-bedroom, three-bathroom unit was not available, but prices in the five-story building range...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 12:57 PM
SPRINGFIELD --- Gov. Pat Quinn today stood solidly today behind his opposition to allowing concealed weapons in Illinois even though Wisconsin is on the verge of becoming the 49th state with some form of such a law.
“We must ensure the safety of...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 5:41 AM
LAMBS CANYON, UTAH (KTLA) -- Olympic silver medalist Jeret "Speedy" Peterson been found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Police say Peterson called 911 before shooting himself Monday evening.
Officers later found the 29-year-old in...
| Oct 21, 2010
| 6:29 PM
Kissimmee might be landlocked, but the surf's up there anyway.
Fantasy Surf, set to open today, is the city's newest attraction and features a never-ending, 32-foot indoor wave targeting those looking for an endless summer.
Created using a high-pressure...