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  • 2014 off to hottest start on record for California

    2014 off to hottest start on record for California
    The sun was so strong this year in Joe Del Bosque's cantaloupe fields that some of the melons could have used sunscreen. The surface of the fruit got sunburned, which looks bad and in some cases affects taste. He had to throw those away. The first six...
  • Rain and cool temps to blame for Chicago-area mosquito invasion

    Rain and cool temps to blame for Chicago-area mosquito invasion
    Two mosquito control agencies in the Chicago area are reporting noticeably higher numbers of floodwater mosquitoes after months of rain. And the skin-slapping and itching is only expected to continue as forecasters predict more rain for this weekend. In...
  • Firefighters battling seven blazes in Washington state

    Firefighters battling seven blazes in Washington state
    More than 1,000 firefighters battled seven blazes in Washington on Friday, as a heat wave blasted through the state, threatening to aggravate conditions in one of the most active fire regions in the country. Only three outbuildings had been damaged by...
  • National Weather Service says tornado touched down in Virginia Beach

    National Weather Service officials confirmed that a tornado touched down in Virginia Beach Thursday afternoon, the result of three storms that converged near 17th Street. The EF0 tornado, with winds between 70 and 75 miles per hour,  struck at 3:35 p.m....
  • 'Supermoon' 2014 returns; high tides at beaches expected

     'Supermoon' 2014 returns; high tides at beaches expected
    Summer just got brighter as the so-called  "supermoon" is expected to light up the Earth early Saturday. With it, the National Weather Service issued a warning to coastal areas of Southern California. "High astronomical tides will occur this evening...
  • 818 Roundup: Prosecutor in Drayman trial opens up about case; Burbank charter school could be denied

    818 Roundup: Prosecutor in Drayman trial opens up about case; Burbank charter school could be denied
    Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Saturday, July 12, 2014, The high predicted for Glendale is 86 and low of 67, according to National Weather Service experts.  Your top regional news: - The prosecutor in the trial against former Councilman John...
  • 'Supermoon' bringing more high tides to Southland beaches

    'Supermoon' bringing more high tides to Southland beaches
    This weekend's "supermoon" is having people looking to the skies, but weather experts warn the big moon is also bringing high tides to local beaches. The  National Weather Service said high tides of up to 7 feet can be expected at some Southern...
  • Second lightning strike fatality in two days at Colorado park, officials say

    Second lightning strike fatality in two days at Colorado park, officials say
    A lightning strike on Saturday killed a man in Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado, a day after another strike killed a woman who had been out on a hike. Four people were injured in Saturday's strike, and eight were hurt on Friday, officials said...
  • Rains close Taste of Chicago; more on the way

    Rains close Taste of Chicago; more on the way
    A storm system that moved through northeast Illinois early Saturday morning dropped heavy rain, closing down Taste of Chicago for the day and flooding communities in the area's south and southwest suburbs. More rain is on the way tonight. Because of the...
  • Severe thunderstorms possible Monday and Tuesday as cold front swoops into region

    Severe thunderstorms possible Monday and Tuesday as cold front swoops into region
    A mass of cold air is expected to swoop down from Canada early next week, sparking the potential for strong storms and plunging temperatures to unseasonable lows.  "The ingredients are there for strong to severe thunderstorms," said National Weather...
  • Newington's American Radio Relay League Marks 100th Anniversary

    Newington's American Radio Relay League Marks 100th Anniversary
    NEWINGTON — Hiram Percy Maxim, a Hartford businessman and early ham radio enthusiast, was frustrated. In January 1914, Maxim tried unsuccessfully to transmit a radio message from Hartford to Springfield. So he sent the message to a radio...